People

Name Brabcová Jana
Position Postdoctoral Fellow
Jana Brabcová

Jana Brabcová, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow


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

☎: (+420) 220 183 319

 
Education
2008-2014 Ph.D. studies in microbiology, Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague, Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology, Department of Microbiology.
2003-2008 M.Sc. (Ing.) studies in biochemistry and biotechnology at the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague.
 
Experience
2014 (3 months) Institute of Catalysis, Campus Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Group of Dr. Jose M. Palomo. Collaboration on a joint project "Application of new biocatalysts in biotransformations".
2013 (4 months) Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de Alimentos y Nutrición, Madrid. Collaboration with Dr. Jose M. Palomo on a joint project "Lipases as a tool in the synthesis of prodrugs".
2011-2012 (6 months) Institute of Catalysis, Campus Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Group of Dr. Jose M. Palomo. Collaboration on a joint project "Application of new biocatalysts in biotransformations".
 
Appointments
since 2014 Postdoctoral Fellow at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS.
2008-2013 Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry AS CR, Ph.D. thesis in laboratory of infochemicals: "Lipases and their biotechnological applications".
2006-2008 Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague, investigator of young investigator grants "Isolation of lipases from Bombus terrestris".
 
Research interest
Biochemistry and enzymology, isolation, purification and characterization of enzymes of microbial and insect origin, enzymes involved in biogenesis of insect secondary metabolites, biotechnological applications of enzymes.
 
Publications and communications

Author or co-author of 17 original research articles in peer-reviewed journals, 15 conference presentations. H-index: 5 (WoS, May 2019).