Prof. RNDr. Marek Procházka, Dr.

head of the department
Born: April 5, 1971, Hodonín
  • Affiliation: Fyzikální ústav UK, Ke Karlovu 5
  • Room: F 267, 2. patro
  • Phone: +420 221 911 349
  • Fax: +420 224 922 797

Fields of interest and research experience:

  • Resonance Raman Scattering (RRS) and Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) spectroscopy methods in silver colloidal systems and their applications on porphyrins and interactions of the porphyrins with nucleic acids.
  • B. Bolzano award from Charles University (1997)
  • Prize in the contest of The Spectroscopic Society of Jan Marcus Marci for the best work in spectroscopic field in year 1999.
  • Young Investigator Award by the Selection Committee of the XVIIth International Conference on Raman Spectroscopy (Beijing, China, August 20–25, 2000) for accomplishment in the field of Raman spectroscopy.
  • Member of scientific committee of International Symposium on Progress in Surface Raman Spectroscopy - Theory, Techniques and Applications (Xiamen, China, August 14–17, 2000).

Long term stays:

2001‐02 Postdoc stay in Laboratoire de Physicochimie Biomoléculaire et Cellulaire, Université Paris VI, (2 years), Marie Curie Individual Fellowship: Physico-chemical properties of porphyrins interactions within living cells and with biomolecular target systems through optical methods

Curiculum vitae:

2006‐ Associate Professor, Institute of Physics, Charles University, Prague
1997‐ Assistant Professor, Institute of Physics, Charles University, Prague
1994‐97 PhD., , in biophysics, Czech–French cotutoring, PhD. Thesis “Development of SERS spectroscopy methods for porphyrin/nucleic acid interaction studies”, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris VI, Institute of Physics, Charles University, Prague.
1989‐94 Mgr. in Physics from the Charles University Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics.