People

Protein Engineering Group

Principal Investigators

Jiri Damborsky, Loschmidt Prof.

Jiri Damborsky, Loschmidt Prof.


Microbiology
since 1994

jiri@chemi.muni.cz

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Zbynek Prokop, Prof.

Zbynek Prokop, Prof.


Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology
since 2000

zbynek@chemi.muni.cz

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Team Leaders

David Bednar, Dr.

David Bednar, Dr.


Molecular Biology, Biochemistry
since 2009

222755@mail.muni.cz

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Martin Marek, Dr.

Martin Marek, Dr.


Molecular and Structural Biology
since 2017

martin.marek@recetox.muni.cz

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Postdoctoral Fellows

Sergio Manuel Marques, Dr.

Sergio Manuel Marques, Dr.


Organic and Computational Chemistry
since 2013

smar96@gmail.com

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Piia Kokkonen, Dr.

Piia Kokkonen, Dr.


Pharmaceutical Chemistry
since 2015

piiapkokkonen@gmail.com

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Andrea Schenkmayerova, Dr.

Andrea Schenkmayerova, Dr.


Molecular Biology
since 2017

andrea.schenkmayerova@fnusa.cz

Gaspar P. Pinto, Dr.

Gaspar P. Pinto, Dr.


Chemistry
since 2017

josegasparpinto@gmail.com

Dana Vigasova, Dr.

Dana Vigasova, Dr.


Genetics
since 2017

wigi.dana@gmail.com

Andy Beier, Dr.

Andy Beier, Dr.


Molecular and Structural Biology
since 2018

241709@mail.muni.cz

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Joan Planas, Dr.

Joan Planas, Dr.


Structural Bioinformatics
since 2018

joan.planas@mail.muni.cz

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Dmitri Nikitin, Dr.

Dmitri Nikitin, Dr.


Molecular Biology
since 2018

dvnikitin@rambler.ru

Laboratory Manager

David Kovar, Dr.

David Kovar, Dr.


Biochemistry
since 2016

kovard@mail.muni.cz

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Technicians

Irena Halikova

Irena Halikova


Organic Chemistry
since 2013

ihalikova@seznam.cz

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Jakub Kratochvil, Bc.

Jakub Kratochvil, Bc.


Molecular Biology and Genetics
since 2014

jakub.kratas@gmail.com

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Klara Markova, MSc.

Klara Markova, MSc.


Microbiology and Molecular Biotechnology
since 2014

klara.markova94@gmail.com

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Administrative Assistants

Martina Damborska, MSc.

Martina Damborska, MSc.


Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology
since 1998

martina@chemi.muni.cz

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Jitka Sedlackova, Dr.

Jitka Sedlackova, Dr.


English
since 2017

jitkasedlackova@mail.muni.cz

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Software Engineer

Jan Stourac, MSc.

Jan Stourac, MSc.


Bioinformatics
since 2009

stourac.jan@gmail.com

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Graduate Students

Tomas Buryska, MSc.

Tomas Buryska, MSc.


Biochemistry
since 2009

buryska.tomas@gmail.com

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Klaudia Chmelova, MSc.

Klaudia Chmelova, MSc.


Molecular Biology
since 2013

klaudia.chmelova@gmail.com

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Petra Babkova, MSc.

Petra Babkova, MSc.


Microbiology
since 2012

358209@mail.muni.cz

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Pavel Vanacek, MSc.

Pavel Vanacek, MSc.


Biochemistry
since 2013

pavelvanacek@seznam.cz

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Milos Musil, MSc.

Milos Musil, MSc.


Bioinformatics
since 2014

xmusil46@stud.fit.vutbr.cz

Jiri Hon, MSc.

Jiri Hon, MSc.


Bioinformatics
since 2014

xhonji01@stud.fit.vutbr.cz

Antonin Kunka, MSc.

Antonin Kunka, MSc.


Biochemistry
since 2013

393392@mail.muni.cz

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Lenka Sumbalova, MSc.

Lenka Sumbalova, MSc.


Informatics
since 2016

lenka@sumbal.cz

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Hannes Konegger, MSc.

Hannes Konegger, MSc.


Molecular Biology
since 2017

hannes.konegger@mail.muni.cz

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Ondrej Vavra, MSc.

Ondrej Vavra, MSc.


Molecular Biology
since 2013

393643@mail.muni.cz

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Martin Toul, MSc.

Martin Toul, MSc.


Biochemistry
since 2015

423056@mail.muni.cz

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Undergraduate Students

Michal Vasina, Bc.

Michal Vasina, Bc.


Biophysical Chemistry
since 2014

437248@mail.muni.cz

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Katerina Slanska

Katerina Slanska


Molecular Biology
since 2015

katerina.slanska@seznam.cz

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Michaela Slanska

Michaela Slanska


Biochemistry
since 2016

misel.slanska@seznam.cz

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Jan Mican

Jan Mican


Medicine
since 2016

janmican@mail.muni.cz

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Barbora Liskova

Barbora Liskova


Medical Genetics and Molecular Diagnostics
since 2018

473972@mail.muni.cz

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Hana Faldynova

Hana Faldynova


Molecular Biology and Genetics
since 2018

484081@mail.muni.cz

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Daniel Pluskal

Daniel Pluskal


Biochemistry
since 2015

pluskal.daniel@mail.muni.cz

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Secondary School Students

Jan Cesnek

Jan Cesnek


Gymnazium trida Kapitana Jarose
since 2017

honza-cesnek@email.cz

Martin Havlasek

Martin Havlasek


Gymnazium Brno-Reckovice
since 2018

martyhavlas789@gmail.com

Petr Kabourek

Petr Kabourek


Gymnazium Brno-Reckovice
since 2018

peta.kabourek@seznam.cz

Adam Dvorak

Adam Dvorak


Gymnazium Matyase Lercha
since 2018

adam.dvorak@gmx.com

Alumni

Katerina Manova, MSc.
1994-1995
Immunology and Microbiology Laboratory, RNDR. Zdenek Cechacek, s.r.o, Brno - Head of Laboratory
Ludek Blaha, Dr.
1994-1995
Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Masaryk University, Brno - Professor
Kamila Hynkova, Dr.
1995-2000
Analytical Laboratory, Centropen, Dacice - Researcher
Michal Kuty, Dr.
1996-1999
Institute of Physical Biology, South Bohemian University, Ceske Budejovice - Assistant Professor
Lukas Garcic, MSc.
1997-1998
Biochemical and Hematology Diagnostics, Biochemicka a hematologicka diagnostika s.r.o., Frydek Mistek - Head of Laboratory
Michal Slanina, MSc.
1998-1999
Czech Inspection of the Environment, Havlickuv Brod - Inspector
Sona Marvanova, MSc.
1999-2001
Centre for Transportation Research, Brno - Researcher
Vladka Czernekova, MSc.
1999-2001
Research Institute of Animal Production, Department of Molecular Genetics and Reproduction Biology, Praha - Researcher
Jana Sykorova, MSc.
1999-2002
Children's Hospital, Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Hematology, Brno - Researcher
Michal Strouhal, MSc.
1999-2003
Department of Biology at Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University - Assistant Professor
Tomas Jedlicka, MSc.
2000-2003
Primary school in Jehnice, Jehnice - Director
Martina Budova, MSc.
2001-2002
CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno - Vice-Director
Petr Dobes, MSc.
2001-2003
Children´s Hospital, Brno - Researcher
Jan Kmunicek, Dr.
1999-2003
Institute of Computer Science, Masaryk University, Brno - Researcher
Iva Tesinska, MSc.
1999-2003
Department of Food and Safety, Research Veterinary Institute, Brno - Researcher
Michal Bohac, Dr.
1997-2004
Bruker s.r.o., Brno - CEO
Petr Jerabek, Ph.D.
2002-2007
Charles University, Praha - Assistant Professor
Marta Monincova, Ph.D.
1999-2007
Private College, Manchester, UK - Assistant
Marcel Zamocky, Dr.
2004
Vienna University of Technology, Vienna - Researcher
Takashi Nakamura, Dr.
2004
Nagahama Institute of Bio-science and Technology, Nagahama - Assistant Professor
Peter Holub, MSc.
2006-2008
National Centre for Biomolecular Research, Masaryk University, Brno - Ph.D. Student
Radka Uhlirova, Bc.
2007-2008
Department of Molecular Biology, Masaryk University, Brno - Ph.D. Student
Jiri Polinek, MSc.
2006-2009
Bio-Rad, Brno - Sales Representative
Martin Klvana, MSc.
2002-2009
Department of Chemistry, Layola University Chicago, Chicago - Ph.D. Student
Martina Pavlova, Dr.
2001-2009
R&D Biotechnology, FAVEA Ltd., Koprivnice - Director
Ondrej Hlousa, Bc.
2008-2009
Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno - Student
Jiri Marek, Bc.
2008-2009
Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno - Student
Jiri Matejicek, Bc.
2008-2009
Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology - Student
Peter Lisak, Bc.
2008-2009
Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology - Student
Frantisek Kluknavsky, Bc.
2009-2010
Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology - Student
Rostislav Wolny, MSc.
2008-2010
MANZES, Brno - Software Engineer
Simona Hankeova, Bc.
2009-2010
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University - Student
Tomas Mozga, MSc.
2004-2010
DIALOG centrum, Brno - Founder and Administrator
Lada Biedermannova, Dr.
2009-2011
Laboratory of Ligand Engineering, Institute of Biotechnology, Praha - Researcher
Jan Sinkora, Bc.
2009-2011
Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno - Student
Veronika Modrava, Bc.
2010-2011
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University - Student
Jakub Harnos, Bc.
2009-2011
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University - Student
Andrea Fortova, Dr.
1995-2012
National Centre for Biomolecular Research, Masaryk University, Brno - Researcher
Khomaini Hasan, Dr.
2007-2012
University Bandung, Indonesia - Assistant Professor
Ivana Drienovska
2009-2012
Department of Chemistry, Groningen University - Ph.D. Student
Petr Potesil, MSc.
2010-2012
Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno - Student
Vojtech Kundrat
2011-2012
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University - Student
Zuzana Vlachova, Ing.
2010-2013
Maternity Leave
Ondrej Neuwirth, MSc.
2010-2013
University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Science - Researcher
Artur Gora, Dr.
2010-2013
Biotechnology Centre, Silesian University of Technology - Assistant Professor
Lenka Palkova, MSc.
2012-2013
CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno - Technician
Monika Strakova
2005-2013
Maternity Leave
Marta Surgentova
2012-2013
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University - Student
Jakub Janicek
2011-2013
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University - Student
Eva Sebestova, Dr.
2004-2013
Maternity Leave
Jakub Tischler, Bc.
2009-2013
Software Development Europe, s.r.o - Software Developer
Nagendra P. Kurumbang, Dr.
2011-2013
Lygos, Berkeley, California - Metabolic Engineer - Scientist
Zdenek Janicek, Ing.
2012-2014
Metrohm Česká republika, s.r.o. - Technician
Katarina Tvaruzkova, MSc.
2012-2014
Department of Transcriptional Regulation, Institute of Molecular Genetics - Technician
Antonin Pavelka, Dr.
2006-2014
San Diego Supercomputer Center, San Diego - Postdoctoral Fellow
Pavel Dvorak, Dr.
2006-2015
Centro Nacional de Biotecnología, Madrid - Postdoctoral fellow
Elisabet Manaskova
2013-2015
First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague - Student
Vit Vsiansky
2014-2015
Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University - Student
Veronika Stepankova, Dr.
2005-2015
Enantis, s.r.o. - CEO
Koen Beerens, Dr.
2013-2015
Centre for Industrial Biotechnology, Ghent University - Assistant Professor
Shubhangi Kaushik, Dr.
2012-2015
Biyani Group of Colleges, Affiliated to University of Rajasthan - Assistant Professor
Sarka Bidmanova, Dr.
2005-2016
Maternity Leave
Jan Brezovsky, Dr.
2005-2016
International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Warsaw, and Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan - Group Leader
Jaroslav Bendl, Dr.
2011-2016
Functional Neurogenomics Lab, Mount Sinai, New York - Postdoctoral Fellow
Tana Koudelakova, Dr.
2004-2012, 2015-2016
Enantis, s.r.o. - Researcher
Lukas Daniel, Dr.
2008-2016
Genetica - Bioinformatician
Lubomir Janda, Dr.
2017
VUVel, Department of Immunology - Researcher
Gabriela Dankova, MSc.
2016-2017
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Doctoral Student
David Damborsky
2015-2017
Gymnazium Slapanice
Zuzana Valentova
2015-2017
Faculty of Medicine, MU - Student
Karolina Sedlackova
2015-2017
Department of Experimental Biology, Masaryk University - Student
Robin Nemeth, Bc.
2014-2017
Keboola Asia - Data Analyst
Michal Hubacek, Bc.
2015-2017
Department of Experimental Biology, Masaryk University - Student
Hana Moskalikova, MSc.
2009
Maternal leave
Lenka Libichova, Bc.
2015-2017
Department of Experimental Biology, Masaryk University - Student
Tomas Martinek, Dr.
2016-2017
Flowmon, Brno - Developer
Stanislav Mazurenko, Dr.
2014-2017
Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Liverpool - Research Associate
Veronika Liskova, MSc.
2011-2017
Laboratory of Ligand Engineering, Institute of Biotechnology, Czech Academy of Sciences - Postdoc Fellow
Radka Chaloupkova, Assoc. Prof.
2001-2018
Enantis - Chief Science Officer
Pavel Solansky, MSc.
2014-2018
Zuzana Dunajova, MSc.
2014-2018
Veronika Dockalova, MSc.
2015-2018
Institute of Applied Physics, TU Wien
Lukas Chrast, MSc.
2010-2018

Visiting Students and Researchers

Yukari Sato, Ph.D.
2003
Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Victor Acha, Dr.
2004
Colorado State University, Fort Colins, USA
Agniezska Obarska, Bc.
2004
International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Warsaw, Poland
Ana Negri, MSc.
2005
University of Alcala, Alcala, Spain
Ewa Papajak, Bc.
2005
University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
Agniezska Obarska, Bc.
2005
International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Warsaw, Poland
Jan Kosinski, MSc.
2005
International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Warsaw, Poland
Khomaini Hasan, MSc.
2006
Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia
Halil Duzcu, Bc.
2006
Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
Sedigheh Asad
2010
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Seyed Mohammad Mehdi Dastgheib
2010
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Siti Nur Inayah
2012
University Bandung, Indonesia
Michael Fibinger
2013
University Greifswald, Germany
Mateusz Samoraj
2015
Wrocław University of Technology, Poland
Per-Olof Syren, Dr.
2015
KTH Stockholm, Sweden
Bartosz Tadeusz Koprowski, Dr.
2015
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Michael Fibinger
2015
University Greifswald, Germany
Niels Peters
2016
Charlemagne College, The Netherlands
Magdalena Ługowska
2016
Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
Sandra Gołdowska
2016
Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
Jun Wang, Dr.
2017 - 2017
University of Greifswald, Germany
Mark Dörr, Dr.
2017
University of Greifswald, Germany
Stavros Stavrakis, Dr.
October 2017
ETH Zurich
Dominik Kopcak
2018
Gymnazium Kosice, Slovakia
Jana Hennelova
2018
Gymnazium Krompachy, Slovakia
Askin Aslan Üzel
2018
University of Greifswald, Germany
Pimchai Chaiyen, Dr.
2018
Aisaraphon Phintha
2018

Lecture of Dr. Joan Planas Iglesias
Open Ph.D. Position: Marie Curie Innovative Training Network
Prof. Damborsky to present at an EMBO Workshop
Daniel’s Success in Students` Professional Activities
Three New Masters of Science: Zuzana, Martin and Pavel
Joseph Fourier Prize for Milos
The Dean’s Award for Veronika