Petr Cígler

head of the Synthetic Nanochemistry Group

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2009 Postdoctoral fellow The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA

2008 Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague (supervisor Prof. V. Král)

2001 M.Sc. in Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Science Charles University in Prague (supervisor Prof. I. Lukeš)


2013 Head of Synthetic Nanochemistry Group, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry and Biochemistry AS CR

2008-2009 Postdoctoral Fellow, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA

2006-2008 Researcher, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, AS CR

Honors and Awards:

2013 Otto Wichterle Prize for outstanding research project.

2012 Scopus Award (1st place) Prize for the best scientific work published by a Czech scientist yonger than 35 years. Awarded work: Cígler et al., Nat. Mater., 9, 918 (2010).

2012 Prize of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic for pedagogues

2011 Alfred Bader Prize for Bioorganic and Bioorganic Chemistry

2011 Carl and Gerty Cori Prize for Chemistry (the best talk at Sigma-Aldrich Conference for Young Chemist and Biologists)

2008 Unipetrol Prize for an outstanding doctoral thesis (Novel Approaches to Analysis and Resistance of HIV Protease)

2006 Sanofi-Aventis Prize for Pharmacy (award under the auspices of the Nobel Prize winner Prof. Jean-Marie Lehn, for a top Czech Ph.D. student working in pharmaceutical sciences)

1996 Talent '95 - Award of the Minister of Ecucation, Youth and Sports for the best scientific achievements of high school students

1996 Expo for Young Scientists, gold medal in international competition for the best scientific project of high school students (Pretoria)


2005 Fellowship of International Quality Network - Medicinal Chemistry, University of Regensburg

2004 Erasmus Felloship (Regensburg)

2004 Preciosa Fellowship

2003-2004 Josef Hlávka Foundation Fellowship

2002-2004 Votoček Fellowship (Institute of Chemical Technology Prague)