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cell biologist

Alena Pance, Venezuelan cell biologist. Achievements include research in identification of a repressor in the human NOSII promoter that modulates its transcription; research in design of a detection assay for malaria to be used in blood banks for screening donors; establishment of progesterone as important in hormonotherapy for breast cancer.

Background

Pance, Alena was born on November 5, 1965 in Prague, Czech Republic. Daughter of Ivan Pance and Milada Navratilova.

Education

Master of Science, Simon Bolivar University, Caracas, Venezuela, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge, England, 1998.

Career

Research associate Institute of Immunology, Caracas, 1989, Central University, Caracas, 1993. Research fellow Cambridge Philosophical Society, 1998. Post-doctoral researcher University of Bourgogne, Dijon, France, 1998—2001.

Research fellow department biochemistry European Commission, Cambridge, England, since 2002. Research student supervisor University of Bourgogne, Dijon, France (including Monaco), 1998—2001, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, 1994—1996. Research associate Corpus Christi College, since 2002.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in identification of a repressor in the human NOSII promoter that modulates its transcription. Research in design of a detection assay for malaria to be used in blood banks for screening donors. Establishment of progesterone as important in hormonotherapy for breast cancer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Musician: (soloist and accompanist) various concerts around Europe.

Connections

Married Michael T. Kilpatrick, October 8, 2005.

father:
Ivan Pance

mother:
Milada Navratilova

spouse:
Michael T. Kilpatrick