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21.04.1967
aare.abroi@ut.ee

Career

Institution(s) and position(s)
01.02.2018–31.12.2019   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology, Senior Research Fellow in Virology (1,00)
01.01.2016–31.01.2018   
Tartu Ülikool ja Eesti Biokeskus, short term 'contract for service'-es with University of Tartu and Estonian Biocentre (1,00)
01.10.2004–31.12.2015   
Estonian Biocentre, Extraordinary Senior Researcher (1,00)
01.07.1993–30.09.2004   
Estonian Biocentre, Researcher (1,00)
 
 
Education
1974-1985 Kohila Secondary School
1985-1992 University of Tartu, Faculty of Physics and Chemistry, Department of Chemistry. Graduated as bio-organic chemist.
2004 PhD (molecular biology), University of Tartu
 
 
R&D related managerial and administrative work
2016−...   
reviewer BBSRC (UK) grants
2016−...   
Papillomavirus Episteme (PaVe) Scientific advisor (https://pave.niaid.nih.gov/#about)
2011−...   
oponent of PhD thesis in Tallinn Technical University
2010−...   
reviewer of the journals Molecular Biology and Evolution, BioEssays, Bioinformatics, Scientific Data
member of Estonian Biochemical Society
 
 
Additional career information
Visiting scientist at BMC, Uppsala University, Sweden, February-march 1996;
Visiting scientist at BMC, Uppsala University, Sweden, August 1997;
Visiting scientist in Prof Goran Magnusson group, BMC, Uppsala University, Sweden, Aug-Sept 2004;
EMBO short term fellow at Dr. Julian Gough group in Department of Computer Sciences, University of Bristol, March-April 2010;
EMBO short term fellow at Dr. Julian Gough group in Department of Computer Sciences, University of Bristol, September-October 2010;

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2010, Aare Abroi, EMBO short term fellowship "The Virosphere Protein Structure Space and Evolution"
 
 
Field of research
FIELD OF RESEARCH: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.2. Microbiology; CERCS SPECIALITY: B230 Microbiology, bacteriology, virology, mycology
 
 
Additional information
Summer School "Understanding Protein Folding", Stockholm, Sweden, August 1992.
Bioinformatics course at Helsinki University, Finland, March 1994.
FEBS advanced course "Tools for visualizing molecular interactions controlling gene expression", Uppsala, Sweden, August 1994.
13. International Papillomavirus Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 1994.
Twenty-first EMBO Symposium "Structure and Functions of Proteins", EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany, September 1995.
International summer school on "Mechanisms in Eukaryotic Gene Regulation", Spetsai, Greece, September 1996.
ICCBnet Bioinformatics Training Workshop, Warsaw, Poland, October 1997. (ICCBnet - International Center for Cooperation in Bioinformatics Network)
"Young Scientists Views on Molecular Biotechnology: From the Understanding to the Design of Biological Function", Goslar, Germany, March 1998.
CSHL Meeting "Dynamic Organization of Nuclear Function", Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA, October 1998.
ICRF Tumor Virus Meeting on Papovaviruses, Papillomaviruses and Adenoviruses, Cambridge, England, July 1999.
The Nordic Conference "Bioinformatics2000", Elsinore, Denmark, April 2000.
The 2000 Molecular Biology of DNA Tumor Viruses Conference, Wisconsin, Madison, USA, July 2000.
CSHL Meeting "Eukaryotic DNA replication", Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA, September 2001.
The 4th Nordic DNA replication Meeting , Rokua (Oulu) Finland, June 2002.
CSHL Meeting "Eukaryotic DNA replication", Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA, September 2003.
2006 DNA Tumor Viruses Meeting, Salk Institute, La Jolla, USA, July 2006.
EMBO conference Series on Nuclear Structure and Dynamics, Montpellier, France, September 2007.
Biochemical Society and Wellcome Trust Focused Meeting: Protein Evolution:Sequences, Structures and Systems. Cambridge, UK, January 2009
3Dsig 2009.
Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics
an ISMB satellite meeting
Stockholm, Sweden, 27-28 june 2009
19th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology and 10th European Conference on Computational Biology and its satellite meeting 3Dsig 2011 - Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics, Vienna, Austria, 15-19 July 2011
PhD (molecular biology)
University of Tartu, 2004
ESF-EMBO Symposium: "Molecular Perspectives On Protein-Protein Interactions"
25-30 May 2013
Polonia Castle in Pultusk, Poland
EMBO Workshop: Evolution in the time of genomics. Venice, Italy, May 2012
INVITED speaker on "The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences’ Jubilee Symposia: Protein Structure, Protein Evolution". 2rd - 6th June 2014 Stockholm, Sweden
INVITED speaker on "DNA Habitats and it's RNA Inhabitants: Viruses, Mobile Genetic Elements, Viroids, Introns, Ribozymes and other RNAgents" 3rd - 5th July 2014 Salzburg, Austria
Invited speaker on symposium "Evolution of Cells, Genomes and Proteins", NTU Singapore, 1-7 Feb. 2016
Invited speaker on Workshop on “Advances and Retreats in Molecular Evolution”, Singapore, 4 Feb – 9 Feb 2018
Talk and participation on 3rd Annual Meeting of the European Virus Bioinformatics Center, Glasgow 28.-29. March 2019

Publications

Category
Year
Publication
 
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2019
1.1.
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30.08.2019
21.04.1967
aare.abroi@ut.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.02.2018–31.12.2019   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, tehnoloogiainstituut, viroloogia vanemteadur (1,00)
01.01.2016–31.01.2018   
Tartu Ülikool ja Eesti Biokeskus, lühiajalised töövõtulepingud Tartu Ülikooli ja Eesti Biokeskusega (1,00)
01.10.2004–31.12.2015   
Eesti Biokeskus, Erakorraline vanemteadur (1,00)
01.07.1993–30.09.2004   
Eesti Biokeskus, Teadur (1,00)
 
 
Haridustee
1974-1985 Kohila Keskkool
1985-1992 T(R)Ü, füüsika-keemia teaduskond, keemia eriala(diplomeeritud keemik) (ka. ajateenistus 1985-87)
2004 PhD (molekulaarbioloogia) Tartu Ülikool, Molekulaar ja rakubioloogia instituut.
 
 
Teadusorganisatsiooniline ja -administratiivne tegevus
2016−...   
BBSRC (UK) grantide hindaja
2016−...   
Papillomavirus Episteme (PaVe) teaduslik nõustaja (https://pave.niaid.nih.gov/#about)
2011−...   
doktoritöö oponent Tallinna Tehnikaülikooli
2010−...   
retsensent ajakirjadele Molecular Biology and Evolution, BioEssays, Bioinformatics, Scientific Data
Eesti Biokeemiaseltsi liige
 
 
Teenistuskäigu lisainfo
Külalisteadur BMC, Uppsala Ülikool, Rootsi, veebruar - märts 1996;
Külalisteadur BMC, Uppsala Ülikool, Rootsi, august 1997 ;
külalisteadur Prof. Goran Magnussoni grupis, BMC, Uppsala Ülikool, Rootsi, august-september 2004;
EMBO short term fellow at Dr. Julian Gough group in Department of Computer Sciences, University of Bristol, märts-aprill 2010;
EMBO short term fellow at Dr. Julian Gough group in Department of Computer Sciences, University of Bristol, september-oktoober 2010;

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2010, Aare Abroi, EMBO short term stipendium teadusuuringuks "The Virosphere Protein Structure Space and Evolution"
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
VALDKOND: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.2. Mikrobioloogia; CERCS ERIALA: B230 Mikrobioloogia, bakterioloogia, viroloogia, mükoloogia
 
 
Lisainfo
Summer School "Understanding Protein Folding", Stockholm, Sweden, august 1992.
Bioinformatics course at Helsinki University, Finland, märts 1994.
FEBS advanced course "Tools for visualizing molecular interactions controlling gene expression", Uppsala, Sweden, august 1994.
13. International Papillomavirus Conference, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, oktoober 1994.
Twenty-first EMBO Symposium "Structure and Functions of Proteins", EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany, september 1995.
International summer school on "Mechanisms in Eukaryotic Gene Regulation", Spetsai, Greece, september 1996.
ICCBnet Bioinformatics Training Workshop, Warsaw, Poland, oktoober 1997. (ICCBnet - International Center for Cooperation in Bioinformatics Network)
"Young Scientists Views on Molecular Biotechnology: From the Understanding to the Design of Biological Function", Goslar, Germany, märts 1998.
CSHL Meeting "Dynamic Organization of Nuclear Function", Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA, oktoober 1998.
ICRF Tumor Virus Meeting on Papovaviruses, Papillomaviruses and Adenoviruses, Cambridge, England, juuli 1999.
The Nordic Conference "Bioinformatics2000", Elsinore, Denmark, aprill 2000.
The 2000 Molecular Biology of DNA Tumor Viruses Conference, Wisconsin, Madison, USA, juuli 2000.
CSHL Meeting "Eukaryotic DNA replication", Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA, september 2001.
The 4th Nordic DNA replication Meeting , Rokua (Oulu) Finland, juuni 2002.
CSHL Meeting "Eukaryotic DNA replication", Cold Spring Harbor, New York, USA, september 2003.
2006 DNA Tumor Viruses Meeting, Salk Institute, La Jolla, USA, juuli 2006.
EMBO conference Series on Nuclear Structure and Dynamics, Montpellier, France, september 2007.
Biochemical Society and Wellcome Trust Focused Meeting: Protein Evolution:Sequences, Structures and Systems. Cambridge, UK, jaanuar 2009
3Dsig 2009.
Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics
an ISMB satellite meeting
Stockholm, Sweden, 27-28 juuni 2009
19th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology and 10th European Conference on Computational Biology and its satellite meeting 3Dsig 2011 - Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics, Vienna, Austria, 15-19. juuli 2011
PhD (molekulaarbioloogia)
Tartu Ülikool, 2004
ESF-EMBO Symposium: "Molecular Perspectives On Protein-Protein Interactions"
25-30 May 2013
Polonia Castle in Pultusk, Poland
EMBO Workshop: Evolution in the time of genomics. Venice, Italy, May 2012
KUTSUTUD esineja "The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences’ Jubilee Symposia: Protein Structure, Protein Evolution". 2. -6. juuni 2014 Stockholm, Rootsi
KUTSUTUD esineja konverentsil "DNA Habitats and it's RNA Inhabitants: Viruses, Mobile Genetic Elements, Viroids, Introns, Ribozymes and other RNAgents" 3. - 5. juuli 2014 Salzburg, Austria
Kutsutud esineja sümpoosiumil "Evolution of Cells, Genomes and Proteins", NTU Singapore, 1-7. veeb. 2016
Kutsutud esineja Workshop on “Advances and Retreats in Molecular Evolution”, Singapore, 4 Feb – 9 Feb 2018
Suuline ettekanne 3rd Annual Meeting of the European Virus Bioinformatics Center, Glasgow 28.-29. March 2019

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2017
1.1.
2017
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2011
1.1.
2009
1.1.
2006
1.1.
2005
1.1.
2004
2.3.
2004
1.1.
1999
1.1.
1996
30.08.2019
  • Found 8 results
ProgramTypeNumberNameProject startProject endPrincipal investigatorInstitutionFinancing
PRGPRG198Development and validation of high-throughput cellular assay systems for identification of drug targets and inhibitors of Human papillomavirus cellular entry and replication, and establishment of preclinical animal model for testing efficiency of HPV drugs in vivo.01.01.201831.12.2022Mart UstavUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology400 000,00 EUR
ETFETF6903Investigation of the papillomavirus E2 heterodimers and repressor forms01.01.200631.12.2009Aare AbroiEstonian Biocentre47 269,57 EUR
ETFETF5998Study of the receptors for the papillomaviral genome in the mitotic cells01.01.200431.12.2007Mart UstavUniversity of Tartu; University of Tartu; University of Tartu51 040,75 EUR
SFSF0182566Cs03Study of the replication mechanisms of RNA and DNA viruses and development of new methods for gene therapy and gene vaccination C01.01.200331.12.2007Mart UstavEstonian Biocentre259 673,02 EUR
SFSF0180175Bs08Regulation of the signal transduction, apoptosis, genomic integrity and antiviral responses by the virus-host interactions EBC01.01.200831.12.2013Ene UstavEstonian Biocentre577 894,01 EUR
IUTIUT20-27Interaction between virus and host: expanding knowledge for the development of biomedical tools01.01.201431.12.2019Andres MeritsUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology2 341 200,00 EUR
ETFETF8812Virosphere protein structure space and evolution01.01.201131.12.2014Aare AbroiEstonian Biocentre40 800,00 EUR
ETFETF7556Genomic targets of human papillomavirus E2 protein01.01.200831.12.2011Reet KurgUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu85 700,57 EUR