Prof. Jaroslav Doležel

Position
Head of Laboratory
Fax
+420 585 238 704
Address
Šlechtitelů 31, 783 71 Olomouc - Holice
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., Genetics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 1979–1983 - CSc., Genetics, Institute of Experimental Botany ČSAV, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 1973–1978 - Ing., 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
  • 1997 – present - Head, Olomouc Research Centre, Institute of Experimental Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 1994 – 2012 - Head, Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics and Cytometry, Institute of Experimental Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 1986 – 1996 - 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
  • 1992 – 2013 - Lecturer/Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Science, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic

Research Focus

  • Plant genome structure, evolution and function
  • Interspecific hybridization
  • Genetic instability of plant cells cultured in vitro
  • Application of flow cytometry in plant sciences
  • Development of chromosome genomics to facilitate the analysis of complex and polyploid plant genomes
  • Analysis of genome structure evolution and function of polyploid and hybrid plant species

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: 307
  • Books (co/editor): 3
  • Book chapters: 44
  • Number of citations: 12 360
  • h-index: 52

(Web of Science, November 19, 2018)

Five Selected Publications

  • Keeble-Gagnère, G., Rigault, P., Tibbits, J., Pasam, R., Hayden, M., Forrest, K., Frenkel, Z., Korol, A., Huang, B. E., Cavanagh, C., Taylor, J., Abrouk, M., Sharpe. A., Konkin, D., Sourdille, P., Darrier, B., Choulet, F., Bernard, A., Rochfort, S., Dimech, A., Watson-Haigh, N., Baumann, U., Eckermann, P., Fleury, D., Juhasz, A., Boisvert, S., Nolin, M. A., Doležel, J., Šimková, H., Toegelová, H., Šafář, J., Luo, M. C., Câmara, F., Pfeifer, M., Isdale, D., Nyström-Persson, J., IWGSC, Koo, D. H., Tinning, M., Cui, D., Ru, Z., Appels, R. (2018) Optical and physical mapping with local finishing enables megabase-scale resolution of agronomically important regions in the wheat genome. Genome Biology 19: 112
  • 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
  • Moreno, R., Castro, P., Vrána, J., Kubaláková, M., Cápal, P., García, V., Gil, J., Millán, T., Doležel, J. (2018) Integration of genetic and cytogenetic maps and identification of sex chromosome in garden asparagus (Asparagus officinalis L.). Frontiers in Plant Science 9: 1068
  • Xing, L., Hu, P., Liu, J., Witek, K., Zhou, S., Xu, J., Zhou, W., Gao, L., Huang, Z., Zhang, R., Wang, X., Chen, P., Wang, H., Jones, J. D. G., Karafiátová, M., Vrána, J., Bartoš, J., Doležel, J., Tian, Y., Wu, Y., Cao, A. (2018) Pm21 from Haynaldia villosa encodes a CC-NBS-LRR protein conferring powdery mildew resistance in wheat. Molecular Plant 11: 874878
  • Ford, B. A., Foo, E., Sharwood, R., Karafiátová, M., Vrána, J., MacMillan, C., Nichols, D. S., Steuernagel, B., Uauy, C., Doležel, J., Chandler, P. M., Spielmeyer, W. (2018) Rht18 semidwarfism in wheat is due to increased GA 2-oxidaseA9 expression and reduced GA content. Plant Physiology 177: 168–180

Publications