Name Lukšan Ondřej
Position Scientist
Ondřej Lukšan

Ondřej Lukšan, Ph.D.


Chemistry of Social Insects
Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS
Flemingovo nám. 2, CZ-166 10 Prague 6, Czech Republic

☎: (+420) 220 183 320

2008–2014 Ph.D. studies in biochemistry at the 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague.
1998–2003 M.Sc. studies in biochemistry at the Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague.
2004–2005 Short term stay in Laboratoire de biologie et pharmacologie appliquée, Cachan, France.
since 2018 Researcher, Chemistry of Social Insects, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS, Prague.
2015–2018 Laboratory Specialist, SEQme.
2007–2014 Researcher, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine (IKEM).
2003–2005 R&D Assistant, Delacon Biotechnik CZ.
2005–2007 Research Associate, Institute of Microbiology, CAS.
2015–2018 SEQme – NGS courses and workshops in bioinformatics
Research interest

Molecular biology of social insects - detection, subcellular fractionalization and isolation of biopolymers from insects, DNA and RNA analysis with special focus on high throughput sequencing and NGS data analysis, de-novo genome and transcriptome assembly and annotations, gene discovery, gene expression profiling and regulation, comparative and evolutionary genomics, phylogenetic characterization of phenotypic markers, molecular basis of longevity and/or aging mechanisms in social insects, bioinformatics and biostatistics.

Publications and communications

Author or co-author of 13 impacted original scientific articles. 103 citations, H-index: 5 (WoS, May 2019).