Vojtech Adam serves currently as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Mendel University in Brno, with a joint appointment as a Coleader of the Laboratory of Metallomics and Nanotechnologies. He received his B.S. degree in chemistry from Masaryk University in Brno in 2003, M.S. degree in analytical chemistry from the Masaryk University in 2006, RNDr. degree in the same branch in 2007 and subsequently his Ph.D. degree in cellular and molecular biology under Dr. Rene Kizek from the Masaryk University in Brno in 2010. He was awarded the prize The league Against Cancer in Prague in 2008. He is the owner of one patent. His research activities are primarily focused on the study and detection of biologically active compounds in plant and animal organisms. His research objectives are (a) finding markers of serious diseases including cardiovascular disease and cancer, (b) use of nanotechnology for the preparation of new materials applicable in biomedical research, (c) the study of the interactions of biologically active molecules, especially proteins and nucleic acids, with a cytotoxic agent with regard to the suppression of resistance and increase the effectiveness of treatment. He is the author or coauthor of more than 100 original scientific papers in ISI-indexed journals with a total of 1 374 citations and with H = 20 according to the Web of Science.
Biography Updated on 13 February 2011