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Bianka Bojková, PhD.

Workplace: Institute of Biology and Ecology
Pavol Jozef Safarik University in Košice,
Faculty of Science
Address: , 040 01 Košice
Phone: +421 55 234-1209

Academic degrees
RNDr. : 2000
PhD. : 2002

1998 - graduate, Faculty of Science, branch of study: Biology, Animal and Human Physiology
1998 - 2001 - doctoral study, Faculty Of Science, Department of Human and Animal Physiology
2001 - 2005 - science worker, Institute of Biology and Ecology, Department of Animal Physiology
2006 - teacher, Institute of Biology and Ecology, Department of Animal Physiology

Dean´s Award for doctoral scientific work, 2000

Animal and Human Ecophysiology
Experimental Oncology
Laboratory Practises:
Animal and Human Pyhysiology
Animal and Human Ecophysiology
Bachelor and master thesis supervisor

Research activities
Prevention of mammary carcinogenesis in female rats, effect of melatonin, retinoids, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, selective estrogen-receptor modulators, peroral antidiabetics.
Susceptibility of female Wistar:Han rats to mammary carcinogenesis induction.
Prolonged and chronic melatonin administration in male and female rats of various strains - metabolic alterations.
Metabolic and hormonal effects of chemopreventive substances in rat mammary carcinogenesis.

VEGA MŠ SR 1/0442/03 - The effect of long-term melatonin administration upon metabolic parameters in Sprague-Dawley and Wistar: Han rats - princpal investigator

VEGA MŠ SR 1/1286/04 - The role of psychoemotional stress in mammary cancer induction in female rats.

VEGA MŠ SR 1/4321/07 Prevention of experimental mammary carcinogenesis in female rats by peroral antidiabetics - principal investigator

Selected publications
Kubatka P, Kapinová A, Kello M, Kruzliak P, Kajo K, Výbohová D, Mahmood S, Murin R, Viera T, Mojžiš J, Zulli A, Péč A, Adamkov M, Kassayová M, Bojková B, Stollárová N, Dobrota D: Fruit peel polyphenols demonstrate substantial anti-tumour effects in the model of breast cancer. Eur J Nutr. 2015, [Epub ahead of print]

Orendáš P, Kubatka K, Bojková B, Kassayová M, Kajo K, Výbohová D, Kružliak P, Péč M, Adamkov M, Kapinová A, Adamicová K, Sadloňová V, Chmelová M, Stollárová N: Melatonin potentiates the anti-tumour effect of pravastatin in rat mammary gland carcinoma model. Int J Exp Pathol. 2014, [Epub ahead of print]

Kubatka P., Kapinová A., Kružliak P., Kello M., Výbohová D., Kajo K., Novák M., Chripková M., Adamkov M., Péč M., Mojžiš J., Bojková B., Kassayová M., Stollárová N., Dobrota D. Antineoplastic effects of Chlorella pyrenoidosa in the breast cancer model. Nutrition, In Press, Published Online: September 05, 2014.

Bojková B., Garajová M., Kajo K., Péč M., Kubatka P., Kassayová M., Kisková T. Orendáš P., Ahlersová E., Ahlers I.: Pioglitazone in chemically induced mammary carcinogenesis in rats. Eur. J. Cancer Prev. 19, 379-384, 2010

Orendáš P., Kassayová M., Kajo K., Ahlers I., Kubatka P., Bojková B., Péč M., Ahlersová E.: Celecoxib and melatonin in prevention of female rat mammary carcinogenesis. Neoplasma 56, 252-258, 2009

Bojková B., Orendáš P., Garajová M., Kassayová M., Kútna V., Ahlersová E., Ahlers I.: Metformin in chemically-induced mammary carcinogenesis in rats. Neoplasma 56, 267-272, 2009

Bojková B., Orendáš P., Friedmanová L., Kassayová M., Ďatelinka I., Ahlersová E., Ahlers I.: Prolonged Melatonin Administration in 6-Month-Old Sprague-Dawley Rats: Metabolic Alterations, Acta Physiologica Hungarica 95, 65-76, 2008

Orendáš P., Ahlers I., Kubatka P., Ahlersová E., Bojková B., Kassayová M., Friedmanová L., Kisková J., Ďatelinka I., Starostová M.: Etoricoxib in the prevention of rat mammary carcinogenesis. Acta Veterinaria Brno 76, 613-618, 2007

Kassayová M., Friedmanová L., Orendáš P., Bojková B., Bobrov N., Ahlersová E., Ahlers I.: Influence of immobilization stress on mammary tumor development in rats. Acta Physiologica 191 (Suppl. 658) (2007) 44-44

Bojková B., Marková M., Ahlersová E., Ahlers I., Adámeková E., Kubatka P., Kassayová M. : Metabolic effects of prolonged melatonin administration and short-term fasting in laboratory rats. Acta Vet. Brno, 75 (1), pp. 31-32, 2006

Marková M., Adámeková E., Kubatka P., Bojková B., Ahlersová E., Ahlers I. : Effect of prolonged melatonin administration on metabolic parameters and organ weights in young male and female Sprague-Dawley rats. Acta Vet. Brno 72 (2), 163-173, 2003

Kubatka P., Ahlers I., Ahlersová E., Adámeková E., Luk P., Bojková B., Marková M. : Chemoprevention of mammary carcinogenesis in female rats by rofecoxib. Cancer Lett. 202 (2), 131-136, 2003

Môciková-Kalická K., Bojková B., Adámeková E., Mníchová-Chamilová M., Kubatka P., Ahlersová E., Ahlers I. : Preventive effects of indomethacin and melatonin on 7, 12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene-induced mammary carcinogenesis in female Sprague-Dawley rats. A preliminary report. Folia Biol. (Praha) 47: 75-79, 2001

Bojková B., Kubatka P., Môciková K., Mníchová M., Ahlersová E., Ahlers I. : Effects of retinyl acetate and melatonin on N-methyl-N-nitosourea-induced mammary carcinogenesis. A preliminary report. Folia Biol. (Praha) 46, 73-76, 2000