prof. Mgr. Jiří Damborský, Dr.
Jiri Damborsky is the Josef Loschmidt Chair Professor of Chemistry at the Faculty of Science at Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic and a group leader at the International Centre for Clinical Research. His research focuses on the development of new concepts and software tools for protein engineering. He has published >200 original articles, 18 book chapters and filed 7 international patents. He undertook the research visits to The Novo Nordisk Foundation (Denmark); University of Washington, The University of Michigan and University of Tennessee (USA); International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (Poland); Umea University (Sweden), University of Groningen and University of Utrecht (The Netherlands) and University of Kent (United Kingdom). He is a co-founder of the first biotechnology spin-off from Masaryk University Enantis Ltd. Among the awards and distinctions, he has received the award EMBO/HHMI Scientist of the European Molecular Biology Organisation and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.