Petr TARKOWSKI (born in 1976)

Education:

  • 1999 – graduated in Analytical chemistry from the Faculty of Science, Palacký University, Olomouc, CZ
  • 2003 – receiving Ph.D. degree in Biology at the Faculty of Science, Palacký University, Olomouc, CZ
  • 2011 – habilitation in Biochemistry at the Faculty of Science, Palacký University, Olomouc, CZ

Employment:

  • 2002 – Research scientist, Department of Botany, Palacký University.
  • 2003 – 2005 postdoc, Umea Plant Science Centre, Umea, Sweden
  • 2006 – Research scientist, Department of Biochemistry, Palacký University
  • 2007 – Assistant professor, Department of Biochemistry, Palacký University
  • 2012 – Associate professor, Department of Biochemistry, Palacký University

Research orientation:

  • Analytical methods in plant hormone analysis
  • Cytokinin biosynthesis, auxin-cytokinin interactions
  • Strigolactones
  • Natural products
  • Author and co-author of  > 30 scientific papers (26 entries at theWOS, > 900 citation, H-index 15), > 40 conference presentations

International experience:

  • 2001 (7 months), 2002 (5 months) – PhD-student, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology.
  • 2003-2005 (20 months)    post-doctoral fellow – Umea plant science Centre, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Faculty of Forestry, Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology.
  • 2005 (1 month) – Department of Biology, Graduated School of Science, Osaka University
  • 2009 – Invited lectures – University of Innsbruck (Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy), Graz University of Technology (Faculty of Technical Chemistry, Chemical Process Engineering, Biotechnology), Invited by Austrian Chemical Society.

Membership:

  • The Czech Chemical Society
  • The Spectroscopic Society of J.M.M
  • The Phytochemical Society of Europe
  • The Czech Society for Mass Spectrometry