ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat.

Andrea Barta

Andrea Barta

Full Member of the Division of Mathematics and the Natural Sciences since 2008

  • Max Perutz Laboratories, Medizinische Universität Wien


Research Areas:

  • Biology
  • Genetic engineering
  • Biochemistry
  • Genomics
  • Molecular biology

Selected Memberships:

  • European Molecular Biology Organization EMBO

Selected Prizes:

  • Goldenes Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um das Land Wien
  • RNA Society Service Award
  • Wissenschaftspreis der Stadt Wien
  • L‘Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Award
  • Sandoz-Preis für Chemie

Selected Publications:

  • Barta, A., Steiner, G., Brosius, J., Noller, H.F. and Kuechler. E. (1984). "Identification of a site on 23S ribosomal RNA located at the peptidyltransferase center". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 81, 3607-3611.
  • Barta, A., Dorner, S., and Polacek, N. et al., (2001) "Mechanism of Ribosomal Peptide Bond Formation", Science, 291, 203.
  • Lopato, S., Mayeda, A., Krainer, A.R., and Barta, A. (1996) "Pre-mRNA splicing in plants: Characterization of Ser/Arg splicing factors." Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 93, 3074-3079.
  • Kalyna, M., Lopato, S., Voronin, V., and Barta, A. (2006) „ Evolutionary conservation and regulation of particular alternative splicing events in plant SR protein Nucleic Acids Res. 34, 4395 -43405.
  • Marquez Y, Höpfler M, Ayatollahi Z, Barta A, Kalyna M. (2015) Unmasking alternative splicing inside protein-coding exons defines exitrons and their role in proteome plasticity. Genome Res. 2015. 25: 995-1007.