Dipl. Eng. Mariya Daskalova, PhD 

                         
              
Address:    Institute of Biophysics,
                 Department of Excitable Structures,
                 Bulgarian Academy of Sciences,
                 Acad. G. Bontchev Str, Bl. 21,
                 Sofia-1113, BULGARIA
Telephone:+359-2-9792127
Fax:           +359-2-9712493
GSM:          +359-889-980315     
e-mail:       mardas@bio.bas.bg; mardas@abv.bg
 
Short CV:
 Born:
1976 in Sofia, Bulgaria
 Education:
               - 2006 PhD in Biophysics, Thesis: "Mathematical modeling and investigation of potentials and excitability properties of myelinated human fibers in pathology", Institute of Biophysics, BAS
               - 2000 MS and Dipl. Eng. in Computer systems, Faculty of Computer Systems, Technical University-Sofia
Professional Experience:
  Present Positions:
1) 2005-up to now -Research Associate I degree, Department of Excitable Structure, Institute of Biophysics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia;

-Web designer, Web site of the Institute of Biophysics, BAS, Sofia.

2) 2001-up to now Assistant, Faculty of Computer Systems, Technical University-Sofia.
  Work Background:
              1) 2007 Lecturer, Sofia Vocational High School of Electronics "John Atanasoff"
              2) 2004-2005 Research Associate-II degree, Department of Excitable Structure, Institute of Biophysics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia
              3) 2002-2004 Research Associate-III degree, Department of Excitable Structure, Institute of Biophysics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia
              4) 2000-2002 Specialist-programmer, Department of Excitable Structure, Institute of Biophysics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia
  Languages:

English & Russian & German.

  Interests:
Computational neuroscience; Electrogenesis of excitable structures; Biophysics of extracellular potential fields; Mathematical modeling; Programming; Web Design.
  Lectures:
Programming and using of computers-II part (Delphi), Data Base and Logic Programming (Prolog), Faculty of Computer Systems, Technical University - Sofia;

Internet Programming, Sofia Vocational High School of Electronics "John Atanasoff".

Expert activities:
Student diploma works referee 
National research projects:
Participation in project of K806/98 National Science Fund, 1998-2001;

Professional and Scientific Awards:

Charter and First Award from BAS "Ivan Evstratiev Geshov" for the youngest scientist up to 30 years old, 2006
Charter and Second Award from Ministry of Education, National Science Fund, for participation in contract K-806/98, 2003. 
Charter and Second Award from Youth Science Session - Science-Technical Union, 1-2 June 1999.
Participations:

IX National Congress of Physiology Society, Blagoevgrad, 9-11 November 2007;

X International Symposium on Motor Control, Sofia, 24-27 September 2004;
VIII National Congress of Physiology Society, Sofia, June 2003;
IX International Symposium on Motor Control, Varna, 8-15 October2000;
First International Workshop on Generalized Nets, Sofia, July 2000;
Youth Science Session - Science-Technical Union, 1-2 June 1999.

List of Publications:

(1) Stephanova D, Daskalova M: Differences between the channels, currents and mechanisms of conduction slowing/block and accommodative processes in simulated cases of focal demyelinating neuropathies. Eur. Biophys. J. DOI:10.1007/s00249-008-0284-1, 2008. IF=1,811.

(2) Stephanova D, Daskalova M: Membrane property abnormalities in simulated cases of mild systematic and severe focal demyelinating neuropathies. Eur. Biophys. J, 37(2):183-195, 2008. IF=1,811.

(3)Stephanova DI, Daskalova M, Alexandrov AS: Channels, currents and mechanisms of accommodative processes in simulated cases of systematic demyelinating neuropathies. Brain Res. 1171:138-151, 2007. IF=2.296.

(4)Stephanova DI, Daskalova M, Alexandrov AS: Differences in Membrane Properties in Simulated Cases of Demyelinating Neuropathies. Internodal Focal Demyelinations with Conduction Block, Journal of Biological Physics, 32:129-144, 2006. IF=1.229.

(5) Stephanova DI, Daskalova M, Alexandrov AS: Differences in membrane potentials in simulated cases of demyelinating neuropathies. Internodal focal demyelination without conduction block. Journal of Biomedical Physics, 32:61-71, 2006. IF=1.229.

(6)Stephanova DI, Daskalova M: Differences in potentials and excitability properties in simulated cases of demyelinating neuropathies. Part III. Paranodal internodal demyelination, Clin Neurophysiol, 116(10):2334-2341, 2005. IF=2.538.

(7) Stephanova DI, Daskalova M: Differences in potentials and excitability properties in simulated cases of demyelinating neuropathies. Part II. Paranodal demyelination, Clin Neurophysiol, 116(5):1159-1166, 2005. IF=2.538.

(8) Stephanova DI, Daskalova M, Alexandrov AS: Differences in potentials and excitability properties in simulated cases of demyelinating neuropathies - part I, Clin Neurophysiol, 116(5):1153-1158, 2005. IF=2.538.

(9) Stephanova DI, Daskalova M: Excitability properties of normal and demyelinated human motor nerve axons. Electromyogr clin Neurophysiol, 44: 147-152, 2004.    

(10) Stephanova DI, Daskalova M: Extracellular potentials of myelinated and demyelinated nerve fibres. Electromyogr clin Neurophysiol, 43: 497-501, 2003.

(11) Stephanova DI, Daskalova M: Abnormalities in the excitability and potentials of demyelinated human motor fibres. Comptes rendus de l'Academie bulgare des Sciences, 56(9):113-118, 2003a. 

(12) Stephanova DI, Daskalova M: Nodal and internodal strength-duration time constants and rheobase currents for human myelinated motor and sensory nerve axons. Comptes rendus de l'Academie bulgare des Sciences, 56 (10) 113-118, 2003b. 

(13) Stephanova DI, Daskalova M: Extracellular potentials of human motor myelinated nerve fibres in normal case and in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Electromyogr. clin. Neurophysiol., 42:443-448, 2002. 

(14) Daskalova M, Stephanova DI: Strength-duration properties of human myelinated motor and sensory axons in normal case and in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Acta Physiol & Pharmacol Bulgarica, 26, 11-14, 2001. 

(15) Stephanova DI, Daskalova M, Kristev I: Excitability changes during the recovery cycle of  human myelinated motor and sensory axons in normal case and in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Acta Physiol & Pharmacol Bulgarica, 26, 41-44, 2001.

(16) Daskalova M, Vasilev P (2000) Genreralized net model of operations with document securities. Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Generalized Nets, Sofia, July2000: 29-33.

(17) Daskalova M (1999) Management structure of the Railway factory-Sofia. Science bulletin of Science-Technical Union of Mechanical Engineering, 5:264-269 (in Bulgarian).

 

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