User Biography


Masaryk University, National Centre for Biomolecular Research, Faculty of Science and Central European Institute of Technology, Kamenice 5, 625 00 Brno, Czech Republic
1986 – 1987: Visiting Fellow, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD., USA.
1987 – 1992: Principal Research Scientist, Dept. of Radiofrequency Spectroscopy, Institute of Scientific Instruments, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Brno, Czechoslovakia.  
1992 – 1995: Visiting Scientist, Marion Merrell Dow Research Institute, Biophysics Core Facility, Strasbourg, France.
1995 to present: Professor of Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic                     
1996 to 2000: Deputy Head of Laboratory of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
2000 to present: Deputy Head of National Centre for Biomolecular Research, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
2010 to present: Coordinator of Structural Biology Programme, Central European Institute of Technology

Awards and Other Professional Activities:

1995-1998: Chemistry Board, Grant Agency of Academy of Science of the Czech Republic
1993 to 1998: Council Member of ISMAR (International Society of Magnetic Resonance)
1996 to 1999: Scientific Council of the Institute of Scientific Instruments, Academy of Science, Brno
1999 to 2004: Scientific Council of Masaryk University Brno
1999 to 2006: Scientific Council of Faculty of Science, Masaryk University Brno
2000 to 2002: Scientific Council of Charles University Prague
2001 Award of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic
2002 Member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic
1997 to 2010: Editorial Board, Journal of Magnetic Resonance
2003 to present: Editorial Board, Central European Journal of Chemistry
2005 to present: Editorial Board, Journal of Biomolecular NMR
2011: Jan Marcus Marci Medal of Jan Marcus Marci Spectroscopic Society

Research Interests:

Experimental methods of multi-dimensional NMR spectroscopy, dynamics and theoretical description of spin system evolution, gradient NMR spectroscopy, multiple resonance NMR technique for structural studies of proteins and nucleic acids by NMR spectroscopy and molecular dynamics, ab initio quantum chemistry calculations of NMR parameters, structure and dynamics of biomolecular systems

Publications: More than 125 papers in peer reviewed international journals, more than 7400 citations.

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