Ladislav Malek

Ladislav Malek

Professor

Email: 
lmalek@lakeheadu.ca
Phone Number: 
+1 (807) 343-8709
+1 (807) 343-8462
Office Location: 
Office: CB4050
Lab: CB3008
Office Hours: 
Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Academic Qualifications: 
  • HBSc, MSc University of Calgary, Calgary AB
  • PhD University of Alberta, Edmonton AB
Previous Teaching/Work: 
Research Interests: 

Lignin metabolism by fungi and their enzymes, methanol generation, instrumental analysis. Biotechnological applications of woody biomass. Mitigation of fungal growth by antifungal agents. Plant protein degrading enzymes - in specific reference to seed germination and degradation of insect proteins in insectivorous plants.

Selected Publications
Iachetta, L., Malek, L., andRoss, B.M. 2010. The reactions of H3O+, NO+, and O2+ with several flavourant esters studied using selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 24: 815-822, DOI: 10.1002/rcm.4439
Rosa, B.A., Malek, L., and Qin, W. 2009. The development of the pitcher plant Sarracenia purpurea into a potentially valuable recombinant protein production system. Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Reviews. 3(5): 105-
Moriyasu, Y. and Malek, L. 2004. Purification and characterization of the 2OS proteasome from alga Chara corallina (Charophyceae). J. Phycol. 40: 333-
Krol, M., Hurry, V.M., Maxwell, D.P., Malek, L., Ivanov, A.G., and Huner, N.P.A. 2002. Low growth temperature inhibition of photsynthesis in cotyledons of jack pine seedlings (Pinus banksiana) is due to impaired chloroplast development. Can. J. Bot. 80: 1042-
Basset, G., Raymond, P., Malek, L., and Brouquisse, R. 2002. Changes in the expression and the enzymic properties of the 20s proteasome in sugar starved maize roots. Plant Physiology. 128: 1149-
Ligr, M., and Malek, L. 1997. Ubiquitin metabolism following cold-shock in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Physiol. Plantarum. 101: 865-871.