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Zbynek Prokop, Prof.

Zbynek Prokop, Prof.


Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology and Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology
since 2000

zbynek@chemi.muni.cz and zbynek@chemi.muni.cz

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Research interests

Zbynek Prokop leads the research team engaged in the study of fundamental principles of protein chemistry, enzyme mechanism and kinetics. His current research interests are the development of advanced biophysical methods for the structural and functional analysis of proteins and applications of microfluidics in life and biomedical sciences. His primary objective is the development of modern biotechnologies for industrial and medical applications. He is a co-founder of Enantis Ltd., a Masaryk University biotechnology spin-out company operating in the field of protein biotechnology.

Education

2018 Prof. Environmental Chemistry, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
2011 Assoc. Prof. Environmental Chemistry, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
2001 Ph.D. Environmental Chemistry, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
1998 M.Sc. Environmental Chemistry, Masaryk University, Czech Republic

Research stays

4-5/2016 Technische Universität Wien, Austria
7-9/2014 ETH Zurich, Switzerland (EU-ERA Framework Programme)
2/2012 University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
8/2011 University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
2/2005 University of Hannover, Germany (NATO Linkage Grant)
11/2004 EMBL Heidelberg, Germany (EMBO Networking Grant)
2-4/2004 University of Groningen, The Netherlands (EMBO Fellowship)
1-2/2002 University of Groningen, The Netherlands (NATO Fellowship)
10-11/2001 University of Groningen, The Netherlands (FEMS Fellowship)
3-5/1999 University of Ghent, Belgium (SOCRATES)

Teaching

Molecular Biotechnology
Biophysical Chemistry
Summer School of Protein Engineering
Seminar of Loschmidt Laboratories

Scientific output

>100 research articles
5 international patents
>2000 citations
H-index 26

Awards

2015 Werner von Siemens Award for Excellence in Innovation
Siemens 2008 J. V. Kostir Prize for Biochemistry
Czech Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 2005
Alfred Bader Prize for Bioorganic Chemistry
Czech Chemical Society 2005
Excellence in Innovation Award of the Rector of Masaryk University
2003 Award of the Czechoslovak Microbiological Society

Links

Linkedln
ResearchGate
ORCID

David Awarded by MUNI Scientist Award
Tonda Succesfully Defended Doctoral Thesis
LL & Enantis Awarded by MUNI Innovation Award
Lucia’s Success at AMAVET Competition
Ph.D. Student Wanted
Martin Selected for Global Young Scientists Summit
Honza to Present at 17th P4EU Meeting