Scientists


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Lucie Brejšková Ph.D.

brejskova@ueb.cas.cz

Major Research Topic:

I work on transformations of moss Physcomitrella patens producing knock-outs in selected exocyst subunits. I characterized outcoming mutant strains genetically, biochemically and immunologically. Recently I've started to work with another evolutionary interesting model Marchantia polymorpha


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Michal Hála Ph.D.

michal.hala@natur.cuni.cz

Major Research Topic:

In my profesional work I deal with a role of small GTPases and their regulatory proteins. Small GTPases are proteins which have approximately 300 aminoacids and are involved also in regulation of vesicular traficking. Specialy I work on two regulatory proteins of small GTPases: GAP (GTPase activating protein) and RABGGT (RAB geranyl-geranyl transferase). 

"No offence please but personaly I consider plants more interesting organisms in comparison with others."


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Edita Janková Drdová, PhD.

drdova@ueb.cas.cz

Major Research Topic:

Characterisation of the EXO70s. 

 

 

 


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Jiří Luštinec, Doc. RNDr. CSc.

lustinec@ueb.cas.cz

Scientist and senior scientist at the Institute of Experimental Botany / Plant Molecular BiologyCSAV. Head of the research group. 1963 – 1967 employed as an expert of International Atomic Energy Agency (Cambodia, Bangladesh). 2001 – 2007 head of the Department of Plant Physiology (now Experimental Plant Biology).  Tutoringof4 postgraduate students and 7 university undergraduates working for their diplomas. Organized sections or sessions of several symposia at home and abroad. Attended scientific meetings in several countries in Europe and Asia.


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Tamara Pečenková Ph.D.

pecenkova@ueb.cas.cz

 

Major Research Topic:

a role for the vesicle tethering complex exocyst in biotic stress of plants


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Přemysl Pejchar

pejchar@ueb.cas.cz

Major Research Topic:

phospholipid signalling in plant development and stress responses


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Roman Pleskot Ph.D.

pleskot@ueb.cas.cz

Major Research Topic:

phospholipid signalling, plant polar growth, protein-lipid and ions-lipid interactions, molecular dynamics simulations


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Martin Potocký Ph.D.

potocky@ueb.cas.cz

A biochemist after a horizontal transfer to plant biology.

Major Research Topic: 

Membrane lipid signaling in pollen tubes. 

 


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Hana Soukupová Ph.D.

soukupova@ueb.cas.cz

Major Research Topic:

genetical analyses of mutants in components of secretory pathway
 
I am interested in genetics of Arabidopsis mutants with impaired functions of proteins participating in vesicle transport processes, mainly in respect to interactors of small GTPases. 

If it is necessary I sing to plants.


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Lukáš Synek Ph.D.

synek@ueb.cas.cz

Major Research Topic: 

The exocyst and its role in the male gametophyte development.