head of department, senior research fellow
BLI Department of Hidrobotany
bernat.gabor [at] ecolres.hu
(87) 448 244 / 212
Main profile in keywords: 
algae, fluorescence, cyanobacteria
Selected publications:


Bernát G, Steinbach G, Kaňa R, Govindjee, Misra AN, Prašil O (2018): On the origin of the slow M to T chlorophyll a fluorescence decline in cyanobacteria: interplay of short-term light-responses Photosynth. Res. 136: pp. 183–198.
Masuda T, Bernát G, Bečková M, Kotabová E, Lawrenz E, Lukeš M, Komenda J, Prášil O (2018): Diel regulation of photosynthetic activity in the oceanic unicellular diazotrophic cyanobacterium Crocosphaera watsonii WH8501 Environ. Microbiol. 20: pp. 546–560


Bernát G, Schneider D, Rögner M (2016): Alternative Rieske iron-sulfur subunits and small polypeptides of cyanobacterial cytochrome b6f complexes Springer, Dordrecht, ISBN: 978-94-017-7479-6, pp. 265-279


Barthel S, Bernát G, Rupprecht E, Kahmann U, Schneider D (2013): Thylakoid membrane maturation and PS II activation are linked in greening Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 cells Plant Physiol. 163: pp. 1037-1046. The first two authors equally contributed


Bernát G, Schreiber U, Sendtko E, Stadnichuk IN, Rexroth S, Rögner M, Koenig F (2012): Unique properties vs. common themes: The atypical cyanobacterium Gloeobacter violaceus PCC 7421 is capable of state transitions and blue-light induced fluorescence quenching Plant Cell Phys. 53: pp. 528-542