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Work experience

2018 - Present

Researcher

Rīga Stradiņš University Intitute of Oncology

2015 - Present

Acting Assistant

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biology and Microbiology

2017 - 2017

Volunteer

Rīga Stradiņš University Intitute of Oncology

2015 - 2017

Microbiologist

JSC "Grindeks"

2013 - 2015

Laboratory Assistant

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biology and Microbiology

Education and training

2018 - Present

Doctarate studies in medical sciences

Rīga Stradiņš University

2013 - 2015

Biology Master's degree of Natural Sciences - with excellence

University of Latvia

Title of the Master's thesis: "Development of dimeric dCas9-FokI fusion system for targeted genome editing in mammalian cells"

2010 - 2013

Biology Bachelor's degree of Natural Sciences

University of Latvia

Title of the Batchelor's thesis: "Evaluation of different fungal extract influence on expression of structural skin proteins in MSC cultures"

2007 - 2010

Certificate of Secondary education

Agenskalna State Gymnasium

Specialized in Literature and English

1998 - 2007

Certificate of Basic education

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

 

01/04/2019 - 03/04/2019 Poster presentation at RSU Conference: Knowledge For Use in Practice, Riga, Latvia

27/11/2019 - 29/11/2018 Certificate of HEPAMUT Training on In Silico Identification of Tumor Neoantigens, Naples, Italy

12/10/2018 Certificate of Attendance of 4th Annual Reproductive, Genetic and Biotechnology Conference (6.7 CE Credit Units (TIP2018/391)), Riga, Latvia

30/03/2015 - 03/04/2015 - Poster presentation at EMBO workshop: Modern DNA concepts and tools for gene transfer and modification, Paris, France

01/01/2015 - 01/06/2015 - Master's thesis at Aarhus University during ERASMUS studies​, Aarhus, Denmark

11/11/2013 -13/11/2013 - Poster presentation in 1st Annual Conference of the German Stem Cell Network, Berlin, Germany

31/10/2012 - 4/11/2012 - Poster presentation in 1st Congress of Baltic Microbiologists, Riga, Latvia

 

Field of research

 

- Molecular biology

- Cancer genetics

- Hereditary breast/ovarian cancer

 

Lectured study course

Microbiology

Microbiology with Virology and Parasitology

Microbiology, Immunology, Virology

Supervised study course

Microbiology, Immunology, Virusology

Projects

 

Researcher (Projects), Institute of Oncology, ERA NET program project “Mutated neo-antigens in hepatocellular carcinoma” (HEPAMUT) (2017-2020)

 

 

Researcher (Grant), Research Department, Project "Reconstruction of Genetic Evolution of Breast Cancer Based on Proteomics in Cancer Cell Cultures" (2013-2017)

 

Memberships

 

Member of Latvian Association of Human Genetics (2018-now)

Member of European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) (2019-now)

 

Contacts

Colleagues

Jānis Gardovskis
Head of the Unit, Academic Staff, Chair of the Senate
Ilze Grope
Dean, Academic Staff
Sandra Lejniece
Dean, Head of Study Programme
Gunta Lazdāne
Academic Staff, Director
Edvīns Miklaševičs
Academic Staff, Director
Gunta Ancāne
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Maija Eglīte
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Dace Gardovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Director of Strategic Relations
Ilona Hartmane
Academic Staff
Regīna Kleina
Academic Staff
Juta Kroiča
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Deputy Chair of the Senate
Gaida Krūmiņa
Academic Staff
Guna Laganovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ināra Logina
Academic Staff
Gunta Purkalne
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher
Ilze Štrumfa
Head of the Department, Academic Staff