Ivo Frébort (born in 1965)

Education:

  • 1988 – Analytical chemistry, Faculty of Science, Palacký University in Olomouc and
  • 1989 – RNDr.
  • 1992 – CSc. in Biochemistry, Masaryk University in Brno
  • 1997 – Ph.D. in Bioresources Science, Tottori University, Japan
  • 1998 – habilitation in Biochemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague
  • 2005 – professorship in Biochemistry, the degree attained at the Charles University in Prague

Employment:

  • 1988 – 1997 – research assistant, Faculty of Science, Palacký University in Olomouc
  • 1997 – 1999 – research assistant, Faculty of Science, Palacký University in Olomouc
  • 1999 – 2005 – associate professor, Faculty of Science, Palacký University in Olomouc
  • since 2005 – Professor in Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Palacký University in Olomouc

Research orientation:

  • enzymology
  • molecular biology and biochemistry, focus on the enzyme of plant hormone metabolism
  • about 100 papers published (115 entries at the Web of Science; 1600 citations, h-index 21), over 100 conference presentations

International experience:

  • 1992 – 1997 Ph.D. student in Yamaguchi, Department of Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Japan
  • 2001 – postdoc in Tübingen, Germany (6 months)
  • 2003 – Free University of Berlin, Germany; visiting scientist (3 months)
  • 2007 – Osaka University, Japan; visiting professor (2 months)
  • short term stays in Lund, Lyngby, Groningen, Rome, Berlin, Bayreuth, Columbia (USA), Yamaguchi, Osaka (invited as visiting professor in 2007), etc.; Erasmus teaching stays in Lyngby, Lund, Covilha

Membership:

  • Czech National Committee for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Czech Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Czech Biotechnology Society
  • American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • American Association for Advancement of Science
  • European Federation of Biotechnology

Grants and projects:

  • principal investigator or team member in 30 national (MEYS, GACR) and international projects (DFG/Germany, NSF/USA, JSPS/Japan); project coordinator of OP RD&I „Centre of the Region Haná for Biotechnological and Agricultural Research“, executive director of the centre