Profile

Research interest

Organic synthesis, Organo-Fluorine Chemistry, Asymmetric Synthesis, Reaction Mechanisms, Biocatalysis.

Awards
2013
Alfred Bader Prize for Organic Chemistry
2017
Royal Chemical Society Fluorine Prize
Education
1996-2001
M.Sc. (Dipl. Ing.) in organic chemistry, at the University of Pardubice, Czech Republic.
2001-2004
Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, under Prof. David O’Hagan at the University of St. Andrews, UK.
Appointments
2005-2006
Postdoctoral fellow with Prof. G. K. Surya Prakash, Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA.
2007-2011
Head of the Junior Research Team, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS, Prague, Czech Republic.
Since 2012
Head of the Senior Research Group, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS, Prague, Czech Republic.

Latest publications

Stereoselective Synthesis of (Z)-β-Enamido Fluorides from N-Fluoroalkyl- and N-Sulfonyl-1,2,3-triazoles
Organic Letters 23 (11): 4224–4227 (2021)
Tandem Alkylation/Michael Addition Reaction of Dithiocarbamic Acids with Alkyl γ-Bromocrotonates: Access to Functionalized 1,3-Thiazolidine-2-thiones
Synthesis 53 (13): 2219-2228 (2021)
Haloalkenyl Imidoyl Halides as Multifacial Substrates in the Stereoselective Synthesis of N‐Alkenyl Compounds
Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis 363: 3258-3266 (2021)
Synthesis of N-perfluoroalkyl-3,4-disubstituted pyrroles by rhodium-catalyzed transannulation of N-fluoroalkyl-1,2,3-triazoles with terminal alkynes
Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry 17: 504–510 (2021)