Dr. Bartek is the head of the Department of Cell Cycle and Cancer at the Institute of Tumour Biology of the Danish Cancer Society in Copenhagen, Denmark. He received his M.D. degree from Palacky University in Olomouc, and his Ph.D. degree in Cell Biology from the Institute of Molecular Genetics in Prague, Czech Republic. Prior to his present appointment, Jiri Bartek was a research group leader and department head in research institutes in Brno and Prague, Czech Republic, and spent several years as a visiting scientist at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund in London and the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg. His main research interests include the molecular mechanisms of mammalian cell-cycle control and responses to DNA damage, and the cancer-predisposing aberrations of these regulatory pathways.
Biography Updated on 6 February 2011