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Michal Hocek

  • PhD, DSc.
  • Professor
  • Dept. of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague
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About

Prof. Michal Hocek, PhD., DSc. Michal Hocek phone: +420 220183324 e-mail: hocek@uochb.cas.cz Born 11. 12. 1969 in Benesov (Czech Republic). Scientific CV: 1988-1993 undergraduate study, Prague Institute of Chemical Technology , M. S. degree - specialization organic and medicinal chemistry (supervisor Prof. J. Kuthan) 1993-1996 PhD study, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (supervisor Dr. A. Holý) 1997 one-year post-doctoral stay at the Department of Chemistry, Université Catholique de Louvain , Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium (supervisor Prof. L. Ghosez) since 1998 staff scientist, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry , Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic . since 2002 group leader ( Group of Modified Nucleobases ) 2004-2006 head of department 2006 DSc. degree at the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 2006 habilitation at the Institute of Chemical Technology Prague - Associate professor since 2007 head of research team at IOCB since 2011 Associate professor at the Charles University, Depart. of Organic and Nuclear Chemistry since 2014 Full professor at the Charles University, Depart. of Organic and Nuclear Chemistry Professional membership: Czech Chemical Society , American Chemical Society , International Society for Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids Membership in editorial board: 1998-2011 journal Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. - Editor-in-Chief since 2011 journal ChemBioChem - member of Editorial Advisory Board since 2011 journal ChemPlusChem - co-chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board Awards: 1999 Alfred Bader Prize for excellent results of young scientist in organic and bioorganic chemistry. 2004 Otto Wichterle Premium for Younger Scientists 2004 Prize of the Academy of Sciences for Younger Scientists Main research interests: - chemistry of nucleobases, nucleosides, nucleotides and nucleic acids - application of transition metal catalyzed reactions in organic synthesis - medicinal chemistry - chemical biology

Recent publications

  • Reactive modifications of DNA nucleobases for labelling, bioconjugations, and cross-linking

    • Ivancová I
    • Leone D
    • Hocek M
    N/AReaders
    1Citations
  • Switching transcription with bacterial RNA polymerase through photocaging, photorelease and phosphorylation reactions in the major groove of DNA

    • Vaníková Z
    • Janoušková M
    • Kambová M
    • et al.
    N/AReaders
    4Citations

Professional experience

Professor

Dept. of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague

January 2011 - Present

Senior group leader

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry ASCR

January 2003 - Present

Education

DSc.

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

December 1996 - December 2005(9 years)

PhD

Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

September 1993 - August 1996(3 years)

MSc.

Institute of chemical technology in Prague

September 1988 - June 1993(5 years)

Co-authors (295)

  • Petr Dzubak
  • Ivana Ivancová

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