Marek Šebela (born in 1971)

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Education:

  • 1994 – graduated in Biochemistry from the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, CZ
  • 1997 – receiving Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry at the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, CZ
  • 2002 – habilitation in Biochemistry at the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, CZ
  • 2007 – successful passing the professorship nomination procedure in Biochemistry at Masaryk University in Brno, CZ

Employment:

  • 1994 – 1996 – research assistant at the Faculty of Science, Palacky University in Olomouc, CZ
  • 1996 – 2002 – assistant professor at the Faculty of Science, Palacky University in Olomouc, CZ
  • 2002 – 2007 – associate professor at the Faculty of Science, Palacky University in Olomouc, CZ
  • 2006 – 2012 – Head of the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, Palacky University, CZ
  • since 2007 – Full Professor in Biochemistry at the Faculty of Science, Palacky University, CZ
  • since 2010  – Head of the Department of Protein Biochemistry and Proteomics, Centre of the Region Hana for Biotechnological and Agricultural Research, Faculty of Science, Palacky University, CZ
  • 2014 – 2018 – Deputy Director, Centre of the Region Hana for Biotechnological and Agricultural Research, Faculty of Science, Palacky University, CZ

Research orientation:

  • enzymology; he especially deals with enzymes from the metabolism of polyamines
  • protein biochemistry and proteomics; he is interested in proteolytic enzymes and glycoproteins
  • he published more than 130 scientific papers (150 entries at the Web of Science; 1800 citations, h-index 21); more than 200 conference presentations
  • he was awarded the Junior Scientist Award by the Czech Learned Society (2005)
  • he was bestowed with the Hanus and Sedmera Prize by the Czech J.M. Marci Spectroscopic Society for his work focused on elucidation of molecular structure using mass spectrometry (2010)

International experience:

  • 1995 (1 month): University of Bayreuth, Germany; Ph.D. study stay
  • 1996 (2 months): University of Bayreuth, Germany; Ph.D. study stay
  • 1997 (1 month): Carlsberg Laboratory, Denmark; Ph.D. study stay
  • 2000 (1 month): universities in Yamaguchi and Osaka, Japan; research stay
  • 2002-2006 (3 months in total): Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany; research stays within a joint research project
  • 2006 (1 month): AgroParisTech, France; sabbatical leave
  • many short stays (1-2 weeks): Bayreuth, Cagliari, Eger, Lyngby, Rome, Vienna, Arlington/Texas
  • Erasmus teaching stays in Lyngby, Grignon and Versailles

Membership:

  • Czech Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ČSBMB); Executive Committee  member
  • Czech Proteomic Society (an affiliate to ČSBMB); Executive Committee member
  • Czech Society for Structural Biology; Executive Committee  member
  • Czech Society for Mass Spectrometry; member
  • European Proteomics Association; national society representative
  • member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Proteomics
  • member of the Board of Central and Eastern European Proteomic Conferences

Grants and projects:

  • principal investigator (8) or team member (25)  in national (MEYS, GAČR) and international (BMBF/Germany, OeAD/Austria, JSPS/Japan) projects
  • principal coordinator (1) or team member (14) of national educational projects (MYES)