Martina Špundová (born in 1971)

 

Education:DSCN3006

  • 1994 – Biophysics and Chemical Physics, Palacký University, Faculty of Science, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 2000 – RNDr., Ph.D. in Biophysics, Palacký University, Faculty of Science, Olomouc, Czech Republic

Employment:

  • 1996 – 2000 – research assistant, Palacký University, Faculty of Science, Olomouc, CR
  • 2000 – 2005 – assistant professor, Palacký University, Faculty of Science, Olomouc, CR
  • 2005 – 2010 – maternity leave
  • 2010  up to now – scientist and coordinator of educational and popularization activities, Palacký University, Faculty of Science, Olomouc, CR

Research orientation:

  • effect of biotic and abiotic stress factors on photosynthesis
  • changes in photosynthesis during natural and artificial senescence, effect of light and plant hormones
  • use of methods of chlorophyll fluorescence in plant stress diagnostics
  • publications: 20 entries at the Web of Science; 127 citations, h-index 8; conference presentations: 3 oral and around 20 posters

International experience:

  • 2002 – 2004 (6 months) – Faculty of Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University Krakow, Poland; visiting scientist

Grants and projects:

  • 2001 – 2003 – investigator in grant GACR No. 522/01/P098 “Effect of light and plant integrity on functional and structural changes of thylakoid membranes during senescence”