Karel Doležal (born in 1967)

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Education:

  • 1985 – 1990 – MSc. in anorganic chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Palacky University in Olomouc
  • 1992 – 1996 – Dr. in molecular biology, Faculty of Medicine, Palacky University in Olomouc
  • 2014 – Research Professor of Biological-Ecological Sciences, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Employment:

  • 1990 – 1992 – researcher in Research Institute for Fodder Crops, Ltd. Troubsko, Research station Zubří
  • 1992 – present – researcher in Institute of Experimental Botany of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Olomouc
  • 1996 – present – researcher in Laboratory of Growth Regulators of Faculty of Sciences Palacky University & Institute of Experimental Botany of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Olomouc
  • 2011 – present – senior researcher, Head of Chemical Biology and Genetics Department, Centre of the Region Haná for Biotechnological and Agricultural Research

Research orientation:

  • synthesis of polysubstituted purine derivatives, relation between their structure and biological activity, analytic chemistry of cytokinins and other plant hormones – HPLC, immunoaffinity chromatography, mass spectrometry, biosynthesis and metabolism of aromatic and isoprenoid cytokinins
  • published 110 papers in international journals (WOS) (3 219 citations according to WOS, 2 852 excluding auto-citations, h-index = 28)
  • author or co-author of 50 granted patents and of 4 new patent applications

International experience:

  • 1996 – 1997 (6 m): Bayreuth University, Bayreuth, Germany, post-doc
  • 1997-1999 (12 m): Swedish Agriculture University Umeå, Umeå, Sweden, post-doc
  • several short-term study stays

Membership:

  • editor and member of Editorial Board of Plant Growth Regulation journal (Springer, IF 2 333), South African Journal of Botany (Elsevier, IF 1 244)

Grants and projects:

  • investigator or co-investigator of 9 grant projects (GAČR, NAZV, IGA AV ČR)