Prof. Jaroslav Doležel

Position
Head of Laboratory
Fax
+420 585 238 704
Address
Šlechtitelů 31, 779 00 Olomouc
Room number
110
Research group

Curriculum Vitae

Education and Academic Degrees

  • 2013 – Professor, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
  • 2001 – Doc./Assoc. Prof., Botany, Faculty of Science, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 2001 – DrSc./DSc. Genetics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 1979–1983 – CSc./Ph.D., Genetics, Institute of Experimental Botany ČSAV, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 1973–1978 – Ing./MSc., Horticulture, Faculty of Agronomy, University of Agriculture, Brno, Czech Republic

Position and Employment

  • 2013–present – Head, Centre of Plant Structural and Functional Genomics, Institute of Experimental Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 2013–present – Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Science, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 2010–present – Scientific Director, Centre of the Region Haná for Agricultural and Biotechnological Research, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 1994–2012 – Head, Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics and Cytometry, Institute of Experimental Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 1986–1994 – Senior Scientist, Department of Plant Biotechnology, Institute of Experimental Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 1985–1986 – Postdoctoral Fellow, ENEA, C.R.E. Casaccia, Italy
  • 1983–1985 – Junior Scientist, Institute of Experimental Botany, Department of Plant Biotechnology, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 1979-1983 – Ph.D. Student, Institute of Experimental Botany, Department of Plant Biotechnology, Olomouc, Czech Republic

Research Focus

  • Genome structure, evolution and function in polyploid and hybrid plant species
  • Three-dimensional genome architecture and its changes during cell cycle
  • Development of chromosome genomics to facilitate genome mapping, sequencing and gene cloning
  • Application of flow cytometry in plant sciences

Awards

  • 2018 – National prize of the Czech government „Česká hlava“ (Czech Mind), the highest scientific award in the Czech Republic
  • 2014 – Award of the Minister of Education Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic for the contribution to science and research
  • 2013 – „Leadership Award“, International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium, Bethesda, USA
  • 2012 – Praemium Academieae, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague
  • 2004 – Bronze medal “Pro merito”, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 2004 – Elected member of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic
  • 1999 – Annual Award of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic

Publication Activity

  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals: 364
  • Books (co/editor): 3
  • Book chapters: 44
  • Number of citations: 18400
  • h-index: 61
  • (Web of Science, March 2021)

Five Selected Publications

  • Zwyrtková, J., Šimková, H., Doležel, J.: Chromosome genomics uncovers plant genome organization and function. – Biotechnology Advances 46: 107659, 2021.
  • Hiebert, C.W., Moscou, M.J., Hewitt, T., Steuernagel, B., Hernández-Pinzón, I., Green, P., Pujol, V., Zhang, P., Rouse, M.N., Jin, Y., McIntosh, R.A, Upadhyaya, N., Zhang, J., Bhavani, S., Vrána, J., Karafiátová, M., Huang, L., Fetch, T., Doležel, J., Wulff, B.B.H., Lagudah, E., Spielmeyer, W.: Stem rust resistance in wheat is suppressed by a subunit of the mediator complex. – Nature Communications 11: 1123, 2020.
  • Kreplak, J., Madoui, M.A., Cápal, P., Novák, P., Labadie, K., Aubert, G., Bayer, P.E., Gali, K.K., Syme, R.A., Main, D, Klein, A., Bérard, A., Vrbová, I., Fournier, C., d'Agata, L., Belser, C., Berrabah, W., Toegelová, H., Milec, Z., Vrána, J., Lee, H., Kougbeadjo, A., Térézol, M., Huneau, C., Turo, C.J., Mohellibi, N., Neumann, P., Falque, M., Gallardo, K., McGee, R., Tar'an, B., Bendahmane, A., Aury, J.M., Batley, J., Le Paslier, M.C., Ellis, N., Warkentin, T.D., Coyne, C.J., Salse, J., Edwards, D., Lichtenzveig J., Macas, J., Doležel, J., Wincker, P., Burstin, J.: A reference genome for pea provides insight into legume genome evolution. – Nature Genetics 51: 1411-1422, 2019.
  • International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC): Shifting the limits in wheat research and breeding using a fully annotated reference genome. - Science 361 (6403): 7191, 2018.
  • Thind, A.K., Wicker, T., Šimková, H., Fossati, D., Moullet, O., Brabant, C., Vrána, J., Doležel, J., Krattinger, S.G.: Rapid cloning of genes in hexaploid wheat using cultivar-specific long-range chromosome assembly. – Nature Biotechnology 35: 793-796, 2017.

Publications