Jan Vrána Ph.D.

Position
Senior researcher
Address
Šlechtitelů 31, 783 71 Olomouc - Holice
Room number
303
Research group

Curriculum Vitae

Education and Academic Degrees

  • 1998–2002 – Ph.D., Biophysics, Faculty of Science, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 1996–1998 – MSc., Biophysics and Chemical Physics, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 1993–1996 – BSc., Biophysics and Chemical Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic

Position and Employment

  • 2011–present – Senior researcher, Centre of Plant Structural and Functional Genomics, Institute of Experimental Botany, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 2008–2011 – Field Service Engineer – flow cytometers; I.T.A.-Intertact, s.r.o., Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2002–2008 – Flow Cytometry and Imaging Core Facility Manager, Institute for Stem Cell Research, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • 2002 – Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics and Cytometry, Institute of Experimental Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences, Olomouc, Czech Republic

Research Focus

  • Plant cytogenetics and genomics
  • Application of flow cytometry in plant sciences
  • DNA content measurement, ploidy level estimation and cell cycle analysis
  • Analysis and sorting of plant chromosomes
  • Development of new flow cytometric techniques and their application

Publication Activity

  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals: 66
  • Book chapters: 8
  • Number of citations: 2 764
  • h-index: 23

(Web of Science, November 19, 2018)

Five Selected Publications

  • International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) (2018) Shifting the limits in wheat research and breeding using a fully annotated reference genome. Science 361 (6403): 7191
  • Mascher, M., Gundlach, H., Himmelbach, A., Beier, S., Twardziok, S.O., Wicker, T., Radchuk, V., Dockter, C., Hedley, P.E., Russell, J., Bayer, M., Ramsay, L., Liu, H., Haberer, G., Zhang, X.Q., Zhang, Q., Barrero, R.A., Li, L., Taudien, S., Groth, M., Felder, M., Hastie, A., Šimková, H., Staňková, H., Vrána, J., Chan, S., Muñoz-Amatriaín, M., Ounit, R., Wanamaker, S., Bolser, D., Colmsee, C., Schmutzer, T., Aliyeva-Schnorr, L., Grasso, S., Tanskanen, J., Chailyan, A., Sampath, D., Heavens, D., Clissold, L., Cao, S., Chapman, B., Dai, F., Han, Y., Li, H., Li, X., Lin, C., McCooke, J.K., Tan, C., Wang, P., Wang, S., Yin, S., Zhou, G., Poland, J.A., Bellgard, M.I., Borisjuk, L., Houben, A., Doležel, J., Ayling, S., Lonardi, S., Kersey, P., Langridge, P., Muehlbauer, G.J., Clark, M.D., Caccamo, M., Schulman, A.H., Mayer, K.F.X., Platzer, M., Close, T.J., Scholz, U., Hansson, M., Zhang, G., Braumann, I., Spannagl, M., Li, C., Waugh, R., Stein, N. (2017) A chromosome conformation capture ordered sequence of the barley genome. Nature 544: 427–433
  • Mayer, K.F.X., Rogers, J., Doležel, J., Pozniak, C., Eversole, K., Feuillet, C., Gill, B., Friebe, B., Lukaszewski, A.J., Sourdille, P., Endo, T.R., Kubaláková, M., Číhalíková, J., Dubská, Z., Vrána, J., Šperková, R., Šimková, H., Febrer, M., Clissold, L., McLay, K., Singh, K., Chhuneja, P., Singh, N.K., Khurana, J., Akhunov, E., Choulet, F., Alberti, A., Barbe, V., Wincker, P., Kanamori, H., Kobayashi, F., Itoh, T., Matsumoto, T., Sakai, H., Tanaka, T., Wu, J.Z., Ogihara, Y., Handa, H., Maclachlan, P.R., Sharpe, A., Klassen, D., Edwards, D., Batley, J., Olsen, O.A., Sandve, S.R., Lien, S., Steuernagel, B., Wulff, B., Caccamo, M., Ayling, S., Ramirez-Gonzalez, R.H., Clavijo, B.J., Wright, J., Pfeifer, M., Spannagl, M., Martis, M.M., Mascher, M., Chapman, J., Poland, J.A., Scholz, U., Barry, K., Waugh, R., Rokhsar, D.S., Muehlbauer, G.J., Stein, N., Gundlach, H., Zytnicki, M., Jamilloux, V., Quesneville, H., Wicker, T., Faccioli, P., Colaiacovo, M., Stanca, A.M., Budak, H., Cattivelli, L., Glover, N., Pingault, L., Paux, E., Sharma, S., Appels, R., Bellgard, M., Chapman, B., Nussbaumer, T., Bader, K.C., Rimbert, H., Wang, S.C., Knox, R., Kilian, A., Alaux, M., Alfama, F., Couderc, L., Guilhot, N., Viseux, C., Loaec, M., Keller, B., Praud, S. (2014) A chromosome-based draft sequence of the hexaploid bread wheat (Triticum aestivum) genome. Science 345: 1251788
  • Vrána, J., Šimková, H., Kubaláková, M., Číhalíková, J., Doležel, J. (2012) Flow cytometric chromosome sorting in plants: The next generation. Methods 57: 331–337
  • Vrána, J., Kubaláková, M., Šimková, H., Číhalíková, J., Lysák, M.A., Doležel, J. (2000) Flow-sorting of mitotic chromosomes in common wheat (Triticum aestivum L.). Genetics 156: 2033– 2041

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