Mgr. Tomas Dolezal, Ph.D.

Laboratory Head

Laboratory of Molecular Integrative Physiology in Drosophila

room: B-193, phone: +420 387772229, E-mail:

Tomáš Doležal


Curriculum vitae

born 1975 in former Czechoslovakia



2000-2003 Biological Faculty, University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice - Ph.D. programm in molecular and cell biology and genetics

1997-1999 Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague, Department of Genetics and Molecular biology - Master degree in genetics, molecular biology and immunology

1994-1997 Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague – bachelor degree in biology

1990-1994 High School in Klatovy


Current position

since 2006 assistant professor at the Depatment of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Un. of South Bohemia and head of the Laboratory of Drosophila model for human diseases


Previous scientific activities and positions

2012-2014 Visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, California, USA

2010-2012 main coordinator of project "Molecularization of biological study fields at Faculty of Science, Un. of South Bohemia"

2003-2005 postdoc in laboratory of Prof. Peter J. Bryant - Developmental and Cell Biology, University of California, Irvine, USA

2000-2003 Ph.D. fellowship in Laboratory of Dr. Michal Zurovec - Institute of Entomology, Acadamey of Sciences of the Czech Republic

1999-2000 research stay in laboratory of Prof. Peter J. Bryant - Developmental Biology Center, University of California, Irvine, USA

1996-1999 bachelor and master degree fellowship in laboratory of human molecular genetics and DNA diagnosis, Biological Institute of the 1st Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague


Member of

Junior European Drosophila Investigator Junior European Drosophila Investigator


Scientific Awards

June 2004 Barbara Burgess Award for outstanding postdoc accomplishments at University of California, Irvine, USA


Teaching activity at Faculty of Science, Un. of South Bohemia

since 2014 Lecturer of "Developmental Biology"

since 2006 Guarantor of mandatory course "Foundation of Modern Biology"

2010-2013 Guarantor of course "Basic Methods in Molecular Biology"

2007-2010 opening and teaching "Molecular Biology and Genetics" in "Biological Chemistry" programm

2008 opening "Cell regulation and signaling" - now teaching 2 lectures within the course


Defended theses of students

Ph.D. theses:

Milena Novakova, 2011 - "Regulation of extracellular adenosine level by ADGF-A in Drosophila melanogaster"

Michaela Fenckova, 2012 - "Role of extracellular adenosine in Drosophila"

Monika Zuberova, 2012 - "The role of adenosine signaling pathway in regulation of metabolic reserves"

Master degree theses:

Tomas Gregor, 2015 - "Tissue specific mutagenesis with TAL nucleases using Drosophila melanogaster as a model" (in Czech)

Lucie Jonatova, 2013 - "The Role of Dco in Drosophila Haematopoiesis

Jana Matulova (Neuhold), 2009 - "Study of the Role of Casein Kinase I epsilon in BreastCancer Using Drosophila as a Model"

Bachelor degree theses:

David Opavsky, Jana Kadlecova, Tomas Krucek, Radka Hobizalova, Eugen Kubala, David Hartmann, Sarka Pospisilova, Tamara Aigner, Bianca Spitzbart, Marek Renner, Kristina Preur, Tomas Gregor, Jiri Stros



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