17.05.1986
hanna.horak@ut.ee

Career

Institutions and positions
01.01.2020–...   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology, Researcher (1,00)
01.01.2019–31.12.2019   
Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Chair of Crop Science and Plant Biology, Researcher (1,00)
01.07.2017–31.12.2019   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology, Researcher (0,15)
12.06.2017–11.12.2018   
University of Sheffield, Research Associate (1,00)
01.01.2014–30.06.2017   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology, Junior Researcher (0,75)
01.02.2012–31.12.2013   
University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology, Technician (0,50)
 
 
Education
01.09.2016–...   
University of Tartu, Master's studies in Quantitative Economics
2010–10.05.2017   
University of Tartu, PhD studies in Engineering and Technology
2008–2010   
University of Tartu, Master's degree in Molecular and Cell Biology (cum laude)
2005–2008   
University of Tartu, Bachelor's degree in Biology (cum laude)
2002–2005   
Hugo Treffner Gymnasium
 
 
Additional information
2020 - ... Assistant Features Editor for The Plant Cell
2019 - ... Review Editor for Frontiers in Plant Science
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Reviewed manuscripts for scientific journals New Phytologist; Plant Physiology; Plant, Cell & Environment; Plant Science; Journal of Experimental Botany, Frontiers in Plant Science and co-reviewed additionally for Nature Communications; Current Biology; Physiologia Plantarum.;

Qualifications

 
 
Honours & awards
2017, Hanna Hõrak, Estonian National Contest for University Students, III award for PhD thesis in the category of Bio- and Environmental Sciences, and an honorable mention from Estonian Academy of Sciences for an elegant thesis
 
 
Fields of research
ETIS CLASSIFICATION: 1. Biosciences and Environment; 1.3. Genetics; CERCS CLASSIFICATION: B225 Plant genetics
 
 

Completed projects

Publications

Category
Year
Publication
 
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2019
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2018
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2018
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1.1.
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6.3.
2014
1.1.
2011
15.01.2020
17.05.1986
hanna.horak@ut.ee

Teenistuskäik

Töökohad ja ametid
01.01.2020–...   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, tehnoloogiainstituut, molekulaarse taimebioloogia teadur (1,00)
01.01.2019–31.12.2019   
Eesti Maaülikool, Põllumajandus- ja keskkonnainstituut, Taimekasvatuse ja taimebioloogia õppetool, Teadur (1,00)
01.07.2017–31.12.2019   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, tehnoloogiainstituut, molekulaarse taimebioloogia teadur (0,15)
12.06.2017–11.12.2018   
Sheffieldi Ülikool, Teadur (1,00)
01.01.2014–30.06.2017   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, tehnoloogiainstituut, Nooremteadur (0,75)
01.02.2012–31.12.2013   
Tartu Ülikool, Loodus- ja täppisteaduste valdkond, tehnoloogiainstituut, Tehnik (0,50)
 
 
Haridustee
01.09.2016–...   
Tartu Ülikool, matemaatilise majandusteaduse magistriõpe
2010–10.05.2017   
Tartu Ülikool, tehnika ja tehnoloogia doktorantuur
2008–2010   
Tartu Ülikool, MSc molekulaar- ja rakubioloogia (cum laude)
2005–2008   
Tartu Ülikool, BSc bioloogia (cum laude)
2002–2005   
Hugo Treffneri Gümnaasium
 
 
Lisainfo
2020 - ... ajakirja The Plant Cell abitoimetaja
2019 - ... ajakirja Frontiers in Plant Science toimetaja
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Retsenseerinud käsikirju ajakirjadele New Phytologist; Plant Physiology; Plant, Cell & Environment; Plant Science; Journal of Experimental Botany, Frontiers in Plant Science ja kaasretsenseerinud lisaks ajakirjadele Nature Communications; Current Biology ja Physiologia Plantarum;

Kvalifikatsioon

 
 
Teaduspreemiad ja tunnustused
2017, Hanna Hõrak, Üliõpilaste teadustööde riikik konkurss, III preemia bio- ja keskkonnateaduste doktoritööde kategoorias ja Eesti Teaduste Akadeemia tänukiri elegantse üliõpilastöö eest
 
 
Teadustöö põhisuunad
ETIS KLASSIFIKAATOR: 1. Bio- ja keskkonnateadused; 1.3. Geneetika; CERCS KLASSIFIKAATOR: B225 Taimegeneetika; TÄPSUSTUS: Taimede õhulõhede regulatsiooni molekulaarsed mehhanismid

Lõppenud projektid

Publikatsioonid

Klass
Aasta
Publikatsioon
 
1.1.
2019
1.1.
2018
1.1.
2018
1.1.
2017
1.1.
2017
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2016
1.1.
2015
1.1.
2015
6.3.
2014
1.1.
2011
15.01.2020
  • Found 8 results
ProgramTypeNumberNameProject startProject endPrincipal investigatorInstitutionFinancing
TKF11100PKTF (TK107)Centre of Excellence in Environmental Adaptation01.01.201131.12.2015Ülo NiinemetsEstonian University of Life Sciences; Estonian University of Life Sciences, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences; Tallinn University of Technology , Faculty of Science; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University3 054 552,95 EUR
IUTIUT2-21Molecular switches in eukaryotic systems01.01.201331.12.2018Mart LoogUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology1 344 000,00 EUR
MTTMTT9Natural variation of plant stress responses - molecular tools for environmental research01.03.201028.02.2015Mikael Johan BroscheUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu479 337,36 EUR
SFSF0180071s07Protein kinases and phosphatases as molecular switches01.01.200731.12.2012Mart LoogUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu773 832,31 EUR
PRGPRG433Unlocking the potential of guard cell CO2 signaling for designing drought-tolerant plants01.01.201931.12.2023Hannes KollistUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology457 125,00 EUR
ETFETF7763Molecular mechanisms of plant stomatal regulation01.01.200931.12.2012Hannes KollistUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)53 965,68 EUR
PSGPSG404Improving plant productivity and water use efficiency via simultaneous modification of stomatal density, aperture and photosynthesis.01.01.202031.12.2023Hanna HõrakUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology, Institute of Technology104 500,00 EUR
ETFETF6768CHARACTERIZATION OF THE GENES PROTECTING THE TRANSLATIONAL APPARATUS IN STRESS CONDITIONS01.01.200631.12.2009Tanel TensonUniversity of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old), Institute of Technology, University of Tartu; University of Tartu, Faculty of Science and Technology (old)46 396,14 EUR