HR Excellence in Science

doc. Hassan Hashimi, Ph.D.

Position Research Scientist - Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Protists
Molecular Parasitology
Institute of Parasitology

Contact details +420 387775481
PARU II, 1. patro




  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst. B.Sc. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1995, Magna cum laude.
  • The Faculty of Biology, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice. Mgr. Cell and Developmental Biology, 2005, Červený dipom (with honors).
  • The Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice. PhD. Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, 2009.

Teaching Bioenergetics (for Biological Chemistry)
Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia

Scientific Writing for Experimental Biologists
Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice

Total found: 38 records
Lukeš J., Speijer D., Panicucci Zíková A., Alfonzo J., Hashimi H., Field M. (2023) Trypanosomes as a magnifying glass for cell and molecular biology Trends in Parasitology 39: 902–912.
DOI: 10.1016/

Documents to download:
Lukes_2023_TrendsParasitol (pdf)
Muñoz-Gómez S.A., Cadena L., Gardiner A.T., Leger M.M., Sheikh S., Connell L.B., Bílý T., Kopejtka K., Beatty T., Koblížek M., Roger A., Slamovits C.H., Lukeš J., Hashimi H. (2023) Intracytoplasmic-membrane development in alphaproteobacteria involves the homolog of the mitochondrial crista-developing protein Mic60 Current Biology 33: 1099 - 1111.
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2023.02.059

Documents to download:
Munoz-Gomez_2023_ICM (pdf)
Sheikh S., Pánek T., Gahura O., Týč J., Záhonová K., Lukeš J., Eliáš M., Hashimi H. (2023) A novel group of dynamin-related proteins shared by eukaryotes and giant viruses is able to remodel mitochondria from within the matrix Molecular Biology and Evolution 40: msad134.
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msad134

Documents to download:
Sheikh_2023_MolBiolEvol (pdf)
Benz C., Muller N., Kaltenbrunner S., Váchová H. , Vancová M., Lukeš J., Varga V., Hashimi H. (2022) Kinetoplastid-specific X2-family kinesins interact with a kinesin-like pleckstrin homology domain protein that localizes to the trypanosomal microtubule quartet Molecular Microbiology 118: 155–174..
DOI: 10.1111/mmi.14958

Documents to download:
Benz_2022_MolMicrob (pdf)
Kaurov I., Heller J., Deisenhammer S., Potěšil D., Zdráhal Z., Hashimi H. (2022) The essential cysteines in the CIPC motif of the thioredoxin-like Trypanosoma brucei MICOS subunit TbMic20 do not form an intramolecular disulfide bridge in vivo Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 248: 111463.
DOI: 10.1016/j.molbiopara.2022.111463

Documents to download:
Kaurov_2022_MolBiochPar (pdf)
Bílý T., Sheikh S., Mallet A., Bastin P., Pérez-Morga D., Lukeš J., Hashimi H. (2021) Ultrastructural Changes of the Mitochondrion During the Life Cycle of Trypanosoma brucei. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 68: e12846.
DOI: 10.1111/jeu.12846

Documents to download:
Bily_2021_JEukMic (pdf)
Cadena L., Gahura O., Panicucci B., Panicucci Zíková A., Hashimi H. (2021) Mitochondrial Contact Site and Cristae Organization System and F1FO-ATP Synthase Crosstalk Is a Fundamental Property of Mitochondrial Cristae mSphere 16: e0032721.
DOI: 10.1128/mSphere.00327-21

Documents to download:
Cadena_2021_mSphere (pdf)
Durante I., Butenko A., Rašková V., Charyyeva A., Svobodová M., Yurchenko V., Hashimi H., Lukeš J. (2020) Large-Scale Phylogenetic Analysis of Trypanosomatid Adenylate Cyclases Reveals Associations with Extracellular Lifestyle and Host-Pathogen Interplay Genome Biology and Evolution 12: 2403–2416.
DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evaa226

Documents to download:
Durante_2020_GenomeBiolEvol (pdf)
Pánek T., Eliáš M., Vancová M., Lukeš J., Hashimi H. (2020) Returning to the Fold for Lessons in Mitochondrial Crista Diversity and Evolution Current Biology 30: R575–R588.
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.02.053

Documents to download:
Panek_2020_Current Biology (pdf)
Eichenberger C., Oeljeklaus S., Bruggisser J., Mani J. , Haenni B. , Kaurov I., Niemann M. , Zuber B. , Lukeš J., Hashimi H., Warscheid B., Schimanski B., Schneider A. (2019) The highly diverged trypanosomal MICOS complex is organized in a nonessential integral membrane and an essential peripheral module Molecular Microbiology 12: 1731–1743.
DOI: 10.1111/mmi.14389

Documents to download:
Eichenberger_2019_MolMicrob (pdf)
Hashimi H. (2019) A parasite’s take on the evolutionary cell biology of MICOS PLOS Pathogens 15: e1008166.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008166

Documents to download:
Hashimi_2019_PlosPahtogen (pdf)
Maslov D., Opperdoes F.R., Kostygov A., Hashimi H., Lukeš J., Yurchenko V. (2019) Recent advances in trypanosomatid research: genome organization, expression, metabolism, taxonomy and evolution. Parasitology 146: 1–27.
DOI: 10.1017/S0031182018000951

Documents to download:
Maslov et al.2019 (pdf)
Faktorová D., Bär A., Hashimi H., McKenney K., Horák A., Schnaufer A., Rubio M., Alfonzo J., Lukeš J. (2018) TbUTP10, a protein involved in early stages of pre-18S rRNA processing in Trypanosoma brucei Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 225: 84–93.
DOI: 10.1016/j.molbiopara.2018.09.003

Documents to download:
Faktorova_et al._2018 (pdf)
Kaurov I., Vancová M., Schimanski B., Cadena L.R., Heller J., Bílý T., Potěšil D., Eichenberger C., Bruce H., Oeljeklaus S., Warscheid B., Zdráhal Z., Schneider A., Lukeš J., Hashimi H. (2018) The diverged trypanosome MICOS complex as a hub for mitochondrial cristae shaping and protein import Current Biology 28: 3393–3407.
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.09.008

Documents to download:
Kaurov et al. 2018_Current Biology (pdf)
Lukeš J., Butenko A., Hashimi H., Maslov D., Votýpka J., Yurchenko V. (2018) Trypanosomatids Are Much More than Just Trypanosomes: Clues from the Expanded Family Tree Trends in Parasitology 34: 466-480.
DOI: 10.1016/

Documents to download:
Lukes et al._Trends in Parasitology_2018 (pdf)
Benz C., Stříbrná E., Hashimi H., Lukeš J. (2017) Dynamin-like proteins in Trypanosoma brucei: A division of labour between two paralogs? PLoS ONE 12: e0177200.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177200

Documents to download:
Benz et al. 2017 PLoS ONE (pdf)
Dixit S., Müller-McNicoll M., David V., Zarnack K., Ule J., Hashimi H., Lukeš J. (2017) Differential Binding of Mitochondrial Transcripts by MRB8170 and MRB4160 Regulates Distinct Editing Fates of Mitochondrial mRNA in Trypanosomes mBio 8: e02288-16.
DOI: 10.1128/mBio.02288-16

Documents to download:
Dixit et al. 2017 mBio (pdf)
Hashimi H., Kaltenbrunner S., Zíková A., Lukeš J. (2016) Trypanosome Mitochondrial Translation and Tetracycline: No Sweat about Tet PLoS Pathogens 12: e1005492.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005492

Documents to download:
Hashimi et al. 2016 PLoS Pathog (pdf)
Read L., Lukeš J., Hashimi H. (2016) Trypanosome RNA editing: the complexity of getting U in and taking U out. Wiley Interdiscip Reviews RNA 7: 33-51.
DOI: 10.1002/wrna.1313

Documents to download:
Read et al. 2016 WIREs RNA (pdf)
David V., Flegontov P., Gerasimov E.S., Tanifuji G., Hashimi H., Logacheva M., Maruyama S., Onodera N., Gray M., Archibald J., Lukeš J. (2015) Gene loss and error-prone RNA editing in the mitochondrion of Perkinsela, an endosymbiotic kinetoplastid mBio 6: e01498-15.
DOI: 10.1128/mBio.01498-15

Documents to download:
David et al 2015 mBio (pdf)

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