Evolutionary genomics
Curriculum vitae - Eduard Kejnovský

Date of birth:      September 1st, 1966 (Znojmo, Czech Republic)

Present address:   Laboratory of Plant Developmental Genetics,

                              Institute of Biophysics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic,

                              Královopolská 135, CZ-621 65 Brno, Czech Republic,

tel:                  +420-5-41517194

fax:                 +420-541240500

Email:               kejnovsk@ibp.cz, 

                              http://www.ibp.cz/labs/LPDG/

EDUCATION:

2009   Associate professor in Molecular Biology and Genetics

1995    PhD, Institute of Biophysics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno, (supervisor Dr. Jaroslav Kypr), thesis title "Changes in DNA induced by ultraviolet irradiation as a tool of studies of DNA conformational properties"

1990    graduated in molecular biology and genetics from the Masaryk University, Faculty of Science, Brno, title of diploma work: "Preparation, isolation and analysis of gene library of Nicotiana tabacum"

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1999-present:    postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute of Biophysics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno, the Laboratory of plant   developmental  genetics (head Professor Boris Vyskot)

2004   Stay in Prof. K. Fukui’s laboratory, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan

2000   Stay in Professor J.S. (Pat) Heslop-Harrison’s laboratory, John Innes Centre, Norwich, Great Britain - screening of BAC library using DNA microarrays

2000   Stay in Professor Sarah Grant’s laboratory, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA - training in BAC library construction

1990 - 1998:      postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Biophysics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno, “Laboratory of biophysical properties of nucleic acids, genes and genomes” (head Dr. Jaroslav Kypr)

1993    Stay in Prof. Azorín's laboratory at the Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo CSIC, Barcelona, Spain

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR OF GRANTS:

2005-2007:  Czech Science Foundation (grant number 204/05/2097) The role of repetitive DNA sequences in evolution of plant sex chromosomes.

2002-2004:  Czech Science Foundation (grant number 521/02/0427) Construction and the use of BAC library of Silene latifolia.

1998:  Czech Science Foundation (grant number 302/98/P112) The development of method for conformational mapping of medicaly interesting regions of human        genome.

TEACHING:

Semestral course „Evolutionary genomics“ at Faculty of Sciences, Masaryk University in Brno

Semestral course „Evolutionary genomics“ at Faculty of Sciences, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice

Semestral course „Structure and evolution of genomes“ at Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Farmaceutical Sciences in Brno

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