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Experiences

Current Experience

  • Postdoctoral Researcher
    Since August 2015

Past Experience

  • RISE Intern in Neuroscience discovery
    August 2014 --- July 2015
    Investigating endocytic trafficking pathway in blood-brain barrier in-vitro model to identify targets facilitating transport of brain shuttle. • Cell culturing, cell based assays, biochemical assays, RNAi • Stereotactic surgery in rat, cisterna magna cannulation, CSF sampling - Independent planning and execution of research projects in cross-functional teams - Writing of scientific reports and presentation of scientific results

  • PHD Fellow
    January 2013 --- July 2014
    Deciphering a role of inflammation in the development of Alzheimer’s disease-like pathology. • Histology, immunohistochemistry and confocal analysis of brain tissue • In vivo surgery and intrahippocampal injections in mice • Implantation of EEG electrodes and EEG recording - Independent planning and execution of research projects - Presentation of scientific results at international conferences - Statistical analysis and interpretation of data sets

  • Student Fellow
    March 2007 --- December 2012
    Investigating a therapeutic potential of neuroactive steroids in vivo. • In vivo pharmacology, behavioral tasks in mouse and rat • Stereotactic injections and microdialysis in rat • Animal models of psychiatric disorders and brain damage - Supervision of technicians and students - Management of collaboration between research groups - Writing of grant proposals - Writing and revision of scientific publications - Presentation of scientific results at international conferences

  • Medical associate
    August 2007 --- October 2007
    Medical writing Preparation of CTD documentation: Module 2.4 (nonclinical overview), Module 2.5 (clinical overview), Module 2.6 (nonclinical summary), Module 2.7 (clinical summary) Clinical trial SOPs preparation and revision

Personality

Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingAssertivenessCollaborationCommunicativeCreative thinkingCritical thinkingCuriosityEfficiencyIndependenceInnovative thinkingInterest in knowledgeOptimismProactivityProblem solvingResponsibilityResult OrientedSelf-confidenceSelf-disciplineWillingness to compromise

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
Life SciencesNeurosciencePhysiologyAnimal BehaviorpharmacologyMolecular & Cellular BiologyProject ManagementICH-GCPCTD

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Develop protocols Guide students Interpret data Receptor Pharmacology Write papersNegotiationWriting regulatory documentsWrite combined statistical and medical reportsWork under specific instructionsUse western blotting techniqueUse laboratory techniquesUse fluorescence microscopyUnderstand protocolsSupervise PhD studentsSolve problemsReview the interpretation of dataSearch literature on clinical trialsReview dataRead medical literatureRead medical literature to maintain current awareness and knowledgeR&DPublish scientific projectsPublication of articlesPrepare manuscriptOrganize scientific projects (in biology)Oral presentationOptimize assay performanceObtain grants

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Neuroscience from Charles University in Prague, 2nd Faculty of Medicine in 2015
  • Master's Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague (UCT Prague) in 2011
  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague (UCT Prague) in 2009

Training and Certification

  • Education for persons responsible for directing animal experiments (study directors) - (LTK 2, FELASA C) Certification
  • Fundamentals of Management Certification
  • Introductory Course in Laboratory Animal Science (LTK Module 1, FELASA B) Certification
  • Professional Communication Skills - Effective Scientific Writing Certification
  • Project Management: The Basics for Success Certification
  • Win-win negotiation skills Certification

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Czech
Native
English
Full Proficiency
German
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Assay Process Developer Assay Development Manager Biologist Biomedical Scientist General Manager Junior Consultant Medical Advisor Preclinical Project Manager Preclinical Research Manager Preclinical Scientist Principal Scientist Quality manager Scientist Scientific Researcher
  • Positions I am NOT interested in:
    Postdoctoral Researcher Postdoctoral fellow Post-doctoral Fellow Postdoctoral Research Fellow Account Manager Account Manager - Life Sciences Administrative Assistant Assistant PhD Candidate Pharmacist
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
    No
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    100% FTE
  • International:
    Yes

Area / Region

Zürich, Switzerland

Others

Driving License
  • Yes