Jozef Šamaj (born in 1964)

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Education:

  • 1987 – RNDr. in General Biology, Comenius University Bratislava
  • 1993 – CSc. in Plant Physiology, Comenius University Bratislava
  • 2004 – habilitation in Botany, Institute of Cellular and Molecular Botany, University of Bonn 2009 – DrSc. in Biology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava
  • 2009 – professorship in Botany, Palacký University Olomouc

Employment:

  • 1993 – 1996 – assistant professor, Department of Plant Physiology, Comenius University Bratislava
  • 1997 – 2002 – independent researcher, Institute of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Nitra
  • 2003 – 2009 – researcher, group leader and docent, Institute of Cellular and Molecular Botany, University of Bonn
  • 2010 – up to now – Professor in Botany at Palacký University Olomouc

Research orientation:

  • molecular plant cell biology, proteomics, plant biotechnology, cytoskeleton, signalling, vesicular trafficking, endocytosis, plant stress
  • about 100 papers published (100 entries at the Web of Science, 2204 citations, h-index 27), over 80 conference presentations

International experience:

  • 1994 – 1995: Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France, Eurosilva (EU Project), postdoc
  • 1997 – 1999: Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship, Institute of Botany, University of Bonn, Germany, postdoc
  • 2000 – 2002: Marie Curie Individual Research Fellowship (EU), Institute of Microbiology and Genetics, Vienna, Austria, postdoc
  • 2003 – 2009: Institute of Cellular and Molecular Botany, University of Bonn, Germany, docent and group leader
  • short term stays in Aarhus, Zürrich, München, Bonn

Membership:

  • European Plant Science Organization (EPSO)
  • International Plant Proteomic Organization (INPPO)

Editorship:

  • Plant Signaling and Behavior
  • Frontiers in Plant Proteomics
  • Frontiers in Plant Cell Biology
  • Frontiers in Technical Advances in Plant Science

Grants and projects:

  • principal investigator or team member in 20 national (GACR) or international projects (DFG/DAAD/Germany, APVV/VEGA/Slovakia)
  • participation on OP RD&I „Centre of the Region Haná for Biotechnological and Agricultural Research“ – leader of the Department of Cell Biology