Prof. Ing. Michal Holčapek, Ph.D.
- Grammar School in Moravské Budějovice (1986 - 90)
- Master degree in analytical chemistry - University of Pardubice, Faculty of Chemical Technology, Department of Analytical Chemistry (1990 - 95)
- Ph.D. degree - University of Pardubice, Faculty of Chemical Technology, Department of Analytical Chemistry (1995 - 99), Ph.D. thesis “Coupling of Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry” under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Pavel Jandera defended in November 1999
- Associate professor of analytical chemistry - University of Pardubice, Faculty of Chemical Technology, Department of Analytical Chemistry (2003-2009)
- Professor of analytical chemistry - University of Pardubice, Faculty of Chemical Technology, Department of Analytical Chemistry (from 2009)
- Professor of analytical chemistry - University of Pardubice, Faculty of Chemical Technology, Department of Analytical Chemistry
- Mass spectrometry and its coupling with liquid chromatography or supercritical fluid chromatography, lipidomic analysis, structural analysis of (bio)organic compounds, cancer biomarkers, clinical analysis
- Journal TRAC – Trends in Analytical Chemistry (IF=12.296) contributing editor (from 2091)
- Journal Analytical Chemistry (IF=5.695) - member of A-page features panel in editorial advisory board (from 2014)
- Journal Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (IF=3.659) - member of international advisory board (from 2014)
- Journal Lipids (IF=2.557) - member of editorial board (from 2010)
- Journal of Biomacromolecular Mass Spectrometry - member of the editorial board (from 2006)
- Editor of the special volumes of Journal of Chromatography A (IF=4.101) entitled "Mass spectrometry - innovation and application. Part VI", Volume 1217 (25), June 2010; "Mass spectrometry - innovation and application. Part VII", Volume 1259, October 2012
- Lipidomic section of Czech Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - member of working committee
- International Mass Spectrometry Foundation - national representative of the Czech Republic (2005-2013)
- Spectroscopic Society of J.M.M. - head of mass spectrometric group (2005-2013), member of central committee and head of the section for special spectroscopic techniques (2005-2013), head of the group of environmental analysis (2001-2005)
- The chairman of Schools of mass spectrometry (2012, 2011, 2010, 2009 a 2008), Schools of HPLC/MS (2005, 2003 and 2001) and 14. Czech - Slovak spectroscopic conference (2010) organized by Spectroscopic Society J.M.M. and University of Pardubice. Member of organizing committee of 17th International Mass Spectrometry Conference in Prague 2006 and 11th International Symposium on Separation Sciences in Pardubice 2005.
- Czech Science Foundation - chairman of panel P206 - Analytical chemistry (from 2011)
- Member of scientific councils of FCHI VŠCHT Praha (from 2010) and Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice (from 2011)
- Member of advisory committee for PhD. studies in analytical chemistry - University of Pardubice (from 2005), Palacký University Olomouc (from 2007), FCHI VŠCHT Praha (from 2010)
- Academic senate of Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Pardubice - member
- Chromatography knowledge base Chromedia project, topic owner of Mass Spectrometry
- Czech Chemical Society - member of central committee (2005-2009)
Selected Research Awards
- 2022: Dutton Award – award of the American Oil Chemists’ Society for significant contributions to the analysis of fats and oils
- 2022, 2019, 2016: Prize of V. Hanuš for best mass spectrometry paper, Czech Spectroscopic Society J.M.M.
- 2021: Prize for Outstanding Results of Research Experimental Development and Innovation in the Field of Natural Sciences – award from the Minister of Education, Youths, and Sports of the Czech Republic for exceptional results of interdisciplinary research at the international level
- 2020, 2015, 2013: Power List 2020, 2015 and 2013 - Around the World in 60 Scientists or The Top 100 most influential people in analytical science, The Analytical Scientist, United Kingdom
- 2020: Rector’s Plaque for Exceptional Scientific Achievement – the first recipient of the highest award from the University of Pardubice
- 2007, 2006, 2003: Co-author of the best work in the clinical pharmacology awarded by the Czech Society for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology of Czech Medical Society J.E. Purkyně
- 2000: The award for the best scientific work of author under 35 years awarded on Colorchem 2000 conference
- 1999: The second prize for the best scientific work in spectroscopy for authors under 35 years devoted by Spectroscopic Society J.M.M.
- 1999: "The prize of Karel Preis” for the best research article of the year 1998 in Czech journal Chemické listy
- 1997: “The Prize for Chemistry” of the year 1997 devoted by French embassy in Czech Republic and Rhône-Poulenc company
- 148 research articles in international journals, 2 books, 25 chapters in textbooks, 1 patent, author and co-author of more than 250 lectures at international and national conferences including more than 50 invited keynote and plenary lectures
- H-index 45, >6000 citations according to Scopus
Editorial and Reviewing Activities
- 2019 – now: Contributing Editor, TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry (IF=12.296, D1)
- 2019 – 2021: Czech Science Foundation, member of Analytical Chemistry panel
- 2014 – now: International Advisory Board, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (IF=4.142, Q2)
- 2010 – now: Editorial Board, Lipids (IF=1.88, Q3)
- 2014 – 2016: Features panel of Editorial advisory board, Analytical Chemistry (IF=6.986, D1)
- 2011 – 2015: Czech Science Foundation, chair of Analytical Chemistry panel and member of Advisory Committee for Physical Sciences
- Annually: Article reviews for various peer reviewed journals including D1 journals Nature Methods, Nature Communications, Cell Reports, TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Food Chemistry, Q1 journals Analytical Chemistry, Scientific Reports, etc. (>50 reviews annually)
- June - July 2004: Prof. Dr. Tyge Greibrokk, Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo, Norway
- August 2003: Prof. Dr. František Tureček, Analytical Division, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
- July 2003: Prof. Dr. Barry L. Karger, The Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
- June - September 2001: Dr. Michael Balazy, New York Medical College, Department of Pharmacology, Valhalla, NY, USA
- October - November 1997: Dr. Christoph Moulin, CEA Saclay, Paris, France
- Running research projects - principal investigator of projects No. 21-20238S (Czech Science Foundation) and No. NU21-03-00499 (Czech Health Research Council).
- Finished research projects - principal investigator of ERC CZ project LL331302 (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic), principal investigator of No. 18-12204S, 203/09/0139, 206/11/0022, 203/06/0219, 203/04/P126, 203/03/1071 and 203/00/P024 (all from Czech Science Foundation), co-investigator of No. P502/10/0217 (Czech Science Foundation), and co-investigator of MG352014 and FT-TA/046 (both from Ministry of Industry and Trade, Czech Republic).
- Member of research teams (finished projects): No. 203/08/1536, 203/05/2106, 203/04/0917, 203/02/0023, 203/01/0238, 203/99/0044, 203/98/0598, 203/96/0124 (Czech Science Foundation), VS-96058 and 253100002 (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Czech Republic)
- From 1999: Subject “Mass Spectrometry in Organic Analysis”
- From 2011: Subject “Molecular Spectrometry"
- From 2007: Subject “Experimental Methods in Structural Research”, mass spectrometry part
- Supervisor of 8 defended and 4 running doctoral theses, 8 diploma theses, specialized advisor of other doctoral and diploma theses
- Member of committees for final examination, Ph.D. examination and associate professorship committees