RNDr. Zdeněk Lánský, Ph.D.

RNDr. Zdeněk Lánský, Ph.D.

The Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences
Head of group Structural proteins and their complexes



2006 PhD - Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

  • Supervisors: Jaromír Plášek & Evžen Amler


2006 Postdoctoral fellow - VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Advisor: Erwin Peterman


2008 Postdoctoral fellow - Wageningen University, The Netherlands

  • Advisor: Marcel Janson


2011 Postdoctoral fellow - Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics and the B CUBE - Center for Molecular Bioengineering, TU Dresden, Germany

  • Advisor: Stefan Diez


2015 Project leader - Institute of Biotechnology AS CR, Prague, Czech Republic

Recent publications


Lansky Z, Braun M, Lüdecke A, Schlierf M, ten Wolde PR, Janson ME, Diez S. Diffusible Crosslinkers Generate Directed Forces in Microtubule Networks. Cell 2015, 160: 1159–1168


Grycova L, Holendova B, Lansky Z, Bumba L, Jirku M, Bousova K, Teisinger J. Ca2+ binding protein S100A1 competes with calmodulin and PIP2 for binding site on the c-terminus of TRPV1 receptor. ACS Chem Neurosci 2014, DOI: 10.1021/cn500250r


Braun M, Lansky Z, Bajer S, Fink G, Kasprzak AA, Diez S. The human kinesin-14 HSET tracks the tips of growing microtubules in vitro. Cytoskeleton 2013, 70(9):515-21


Grycova L, Holendova B, Bumba L, Bily J, Jirku M, Lansky Z, Teisinger J. Integrative Binding Sites within Intracellular Termini of TRPV1 Receptor. PLoS ONE 2012, 7(10): e48437.


Braun M, Lansky Z, Fink G, Ruhnow F, Diez S, Janson ME. Adaptive braking by Ase1 prevents overlapping microtubules from sliding completely apart. Nat Cell Biol 2011, 13(10):1259-64


Verbrugge S, Lansky Z, Peterman EJG. Kinesin’s step dissected with single motor FRET.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2009, 106(42):17741-6

Kubala M, Grycova L, Lansky Z, Otyepka M, Amler E, Teisinger J. Changes in electrostatic potential induced by ATP binding to Na+/K+-ATPase Cytoplasmic Headpiece. Biophys J 2009, 16;97(6):1756-64.


Grycova L, Lansky Z, Vlachova V, Obsil T, Teisinger J. Ionic interactions are essential for TRPV1 Cterminus binding to calmodulin. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2008, 375(4): 680-683


Grycova L. Lansky Z, Friedlova E, Vlachova V, Kubala M, Obsil T, Teisinger J. ATP binding site on the C-terminus of the vanilloid receptor. Arch Biochem Biophys 2007, 465(2): 389-398

Handl M, Filova E, Kubala M, Lansky Z, Kolacna L, Vorlicek J, Trc T, Amler E. Fluorescent advanced glycation end products in the detection of factual stages of cartilage degeneration. Physiological Research 2007, 56(2): 235-242.


Kubala M, Obsil T, Obsilova V, Lansky Z, Amler E. Protein Modeling Combined with Spectroscopic Techniques: an Attractive Quick Alternative to Protein Crystallization. Physiological Research 2004, 53: 187-197.

Krumscheid R, Ettrich R, Susankova K, Lansky Z, Hofbauerova K, Linnertz H, Teisinger J, Amler E, Schoner W. The phosphatase activity of the isolated H4-H5 loop of Na+/K+-ATPase resides outside of its ATP site. Eur J Biochem 2004, 271: 3923-3936.