Karel Klepárník
IACH ASCR Researcher
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Dr. Karel Klepárník (* 1951) is a senior scientist at the Department of Bioanalytical Instrumentation, Institute of Analytical Chemistry of the AS CR, v. v. i. He received his M.S. degree in chemical engineering at the Technical University in Brno in 1974. Since 1980, he was a staff scientist at the Institute of Analytical Chemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences. He defended his thesis, "Theoretical study on the transport phenomena in field-flow fractionation” and received Ph.D. degree in analytical chemistry in 1987. In years 1990 - 2001, he became involved in the research and development of capillary electrophoresis for DNA sequencing and mutation detection at the Department of Electromigration Methods. Since 2001, he is responsible for the research of applications of modern analytical methods, microfluidic devices and nanotechnology in molecular biology and medicine at the Department of Bioanalytical Instrumentation. He supervises diploma and doctoral theses and manages research projects with academic and industrial partners. His research interests include theoretical and experimental aspects of analytical separations, numerical modeling, mass spectrometry interfacing, laser-induced fluorescence, fluorescence microscopy, surface enhanced Raman spectrometry and analytical applications of micro- and nanotechnologies in molecular biology and medicine. He is the author of 42 papers mostly in highly impacted international scientific journals, 2 US patents, 3 chapters in foreign books, 33 lectures (including invited) at international symposia. He obtained following scientific fellowships: Institute of Chromatography C.N.R., Rome in 1992, 1994, 2005;The Barnett Institute, Northeastern University, Boston 1995, 1997, 1999; The Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Helsinki 2004.

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