Stanislava Chtarbanova-Rudloff

Assistant Professor

Phone: 205-348-0559


Dr. Chtarbanova-Rubloff received her Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Strasbourg in 2011, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 2011 to 2016. She was appointed Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences in 2016.

Research Interests

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Selected Publications

Kounatidis I*, Chtarbanova S*, Cao Y, Hayne M, Jayanth D, Ganetzky B & Ligoxygakis P. NF-κB immunity in the brain determines fly lifespan in healthy ageing and age-related neurodegeneration. Submitted manuscript. * Equal contribution.

Katzenberger RJ, Chtarbanova S, Rimkus SA, Fischer JA, Kaur G, Seppala JM, Swanson LC, Zajac JE, Ganetzky B & Wassarman DA. Death following traumatic brain injury in Drosophila is associated with intestinal barrier dysfunction (2015). eLife. 10.7554/eLife.04790

Chtarbanova S, Lamiable O, Lee KZ, Galiana D, Troxler L, Meignin C, Hetru C, Hoffmann JA, Daeffler L & Imler JL. Drosophila C virus systemic infection leads to intestinal obstruction (2014). J Virol. Sep 24. pii: JVI.02320-14. Article selected as a JVI Spotlight Feature.

Cao Y*, Chtarbanova S*, Petersen AJ & Ganetzky B. Dnr1 mutations cause neurodegeneration in Drosophila by activating the innate immune response in the brain (2013). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. May 7; 110 (19): E1752-60. * Equal contribution. Article selected by the Faculty of 1000.

Chtarbanova S & Imler JL. Microbial sensing by Toll receptors: a historical perspective (2011). Review. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. Aug; 31(8): 1734 8.

Eleftherianos I, Won S, Chtarbanova S, Squiban B, Ocorr K, Bodmer R, Beutler B,Hoffmann JA & Imler JL. ATP-sensitive potassium channel (K(ATP))-dependent regulation of cardiotropic viral infections (2011). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Jul 19; 08 (29): 12024-9.