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RNDr. Václav Profant, Ph.D.

Born: Nov. 24, 1983, Strakonice
  • Affiliation: Fyzikální ústav UK, Ke Karlovu 5
  • Room: F 182, 1st basement
  • Phone: +420 221 911 346
  • Fax: +420 224 922 797

Fields of interest and research experience:

  • Raman optical activity
  • Stucture and dynamical behaviour of proteins and carbohydrates
  • VCD, CD, Raman scattering, IR
  • Quantum mechanical calculations of molecular properties
  • Teaching activities

Long term stays:

04/2013 2-week intership in UK, Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, University of Manchester; Theme: “ROA study of chondroitin sulphate”.
01/2012 2-month intership in UK, Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, University of Manchester; Theme: “ROA study of chondroitin sulphate”.
06/2011 1-month intership in USA, UIC Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois in Chicago; Theme: “Vibrational Circular Dichroism of proline oligomers: pH dependence study”.
11/2010 3-week intership in Norway, CTCC - The Centre for Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, University of Trosmo, Theme: “Quantum mechanical calculations of vibrational spectra”.
07/2007 3-week intership in Germany at Georg-August-Universität in Göttingen, Institut für Physikalische Chemie; Theme: “Vibrational Spectra and Ionization Potential Study of 2-Aminoethanol Clusters”.

Curiculum vitae:

Professional activities:

2018‐ assistant professor at Institute of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University in Prague
2009‐17 research assistant at Institute of Physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University in Prague
2006‐08 junior research assistant at UFCHJH AV CR (J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic) in group of doc. Mgr. Michal Fárník, Ph.D. DSc.

Education and courses:

2008‐17 Ph.D., Biophysics, chemical and macromolecular physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University in Prague.
2006‐08 MSc., Biophysics and chemical physics, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University in Prague.
2003‐06 BSc., General Physics, faculty of Mathematics and Physics of Charles University in Prague.
1999‐03 Study at grammar school in Strakonice ended in year 2003 by leaving exam.
06/2013 workshop School of Biophotonics, Kosice, Slovakia
07/2011 workshop Introduction to Biophysical Techniques (CD, VCD, ROA, ITC), Diamond Light Source, Didcot, Oxfordshire, UK
01/2010 workshop Quantum Chemical Winter School - Response Properties of Molecular Materials, Chamonix, France

Awards:

  • Promissing young researcher award at international conference CD 2013 (Nashville, USA, June 9 - 13, 2013)
  • second price in the contest of the Spectroscopic Society of Jan Marcus Marci for the best diploma thesis in spectroscopic field in year 2008

Defended thesis: