Calendar

09.04.2019

Public lecture

Arranged by: Section III, Biological and Medical Sciences  Lecture: Doc. Jan Pokorný: The Neglected Role of Vegetation in Distributing Solar Energy and Shaping Climate

23.04.2019

Meeting

2nd segment: arranged by Section I, Mathematics and Physical Sciences Lecture: Prof. RNDr. Martin Loebl, CSc. (Charles University Faculty of Mathematics and Physics): “Paths”The lecture is to be held on 23 April 2019 from 4:00 pm in rooms 205 and 206 of the Czech Academy of Sciences building, Národní 3, Prague 1.

20. – 21.05.2019

XXV AGM

20. 5 Karolinum – all day, evening: Vila Lanna21. 5. CAS building, all day

John Ctirad

Prof., MUDr., DrSc
Born August 15, 1920 in Číčenice, † 2018

  • Principles of efficiency of adjuvant immunization, immunology
  • Member of Learned Society since1994 (Founding member)
  • Member, Administrative Board, Foundation Fund, 1997-1999

Educational and professional preparation:

  • 1939, graduated, academic secondary school in Vodňany;
  • 1939, 1945-49, Faculty of Medicine, Charles University (FM CU);
  • 1949, MUDr., FM CU;
  • 1957, CSc., FM CU;
  • 1960, Associate Professor of microbiology and immunology at FM CU;
  • 1961-1962, study stay, Pasteur Institute in Paris;
  • 1987, DrSc., Faculty of Natural Science CU;
  • 1990, Professor, medical microbiology and immunology at the First Faculty of Medicine, CU

Employment and academic positions:

  • 1940-1942, Volunteer, Municipal Authority in Písek;
  • 1942-1945, teacher, apprentice school in Písek;
  • 1950-1952, assistant, Microbiological Institute, FM CU;
  • 1952-1955, post-graduate student, MI FM CU;
  • 1955-1960, lecturer, MI FM CU;
  • 1961-1970, Associate Professor, MI FM CU;
  • 1970-1980, temporary Head and 1981-1987, Head, Department of Microbiology and Immunology of FM CU;
  • 1988-1998, scientific worker, Laboratory for Special Medical Microbiology and Department of General Immunology, First FM CU.

Membership in selected domestic scientific bodies:

  • 1966-1999, Chairman, editorial board, Acta Universitatis Carolinae Medica;
  • 1960-1980, member editorial board, Folia Microbiologica;
  • 1972-1984, member, Commission for Defence of Candidatus Scientiarum Theses in Microbiology;
  • 1990-1998, member, Scientific Council of the First FM CU;
  • 1993-1998, member, Presidium, Grant Agency of the Czech Republic;
  • 1972-1993, Chairman, Commission for Doctorates in Microbiology;
  • 1993-1998, member, Scientific Council, AS CR;
  • 1993-1996, member, Scientific Council, Institute of Experimental Medicine, AS CR;
  • 1994-1998, member, Scientific Council, Institute of Microbiology, AS CR;
  • 1993-present, member, editorial board, Central Europe Journal of Public Health;
  • 2003-present, member, Scientific Council, State Institute of Health, Prague;
  • 2003-present, member, Commission for Scientific Integrity, AS CR;
  • 2004-present, member, Czech Medical Academy.

Membership and positions in international organisations and societies:

  • 1965-1975, member, internationalm group of experts in Epidemiology of Brucellosis, World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva)
  • 1967, member, panel of experts in imunology for The Teaching of Immunology WHO Medical Curriculum

Notable awards:

  • 1971, Annual Award, Presidium of the J.E. Purkyně Czechoslovak Medical Association
  • 1985, Purkyně Silver Medal, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences
  • 1989, Award, Rector of Charles University
  • 1985, Memorial Medal, Masaryk University, Brno
  • 1990, Purkyně Gold Plaque, CSAS
  • 1998, Jubilee Medal, Charles University
  • 2000, Honorary J. E. Purkyně Medal, AS CR
  • 2000, Honorary Patočka Medal, Czechoslovak Microbiological Society

Selected publications:

  • C. John, J. Schindler, R. Vaněček: Susceptibility of young rats to strains of Brucella with varying virulence. J. Hyg. Epidemiol. Microbiol. Immunol. 1, 342 (1957)
  • C. John, T. Geršl: Parenteral administration of oil as a factor stimulating antibody production. In: Mechanismus of Antibody Formation. Academia, Prague,1960, pp 363-372
  • C. John: Synthesis of immunoglobulins after antigen application by different routes. In: Development Aspects of Antibody Formation and Structure. Academia Press, Prague, 1970, pp. 810-826
  • C. John, H. Šestáková, M. Mára: Changes in the migratory activity of polymorphonuclear leukocytes after administration of Freund’s adjuvant. Folia Microbiol. 30, 224 (1985)
  • F. Patočka, C. John, I. Sprátková, H. Šestáková: Inhibition of antibody formation by Tetracycline on the cellular level. In: Advances in Antimicrobial and Antineoplastic Chemotherapy. Urban & Schwarzenberg, Munich-Berlin-Vienna, 1972, pp. 193-196
  • C. John, K. Benešová, M. Morávková: Inhibition of antibody formation by minimum doses of Actinomycin and Tetracycline in adjuvant immunisation. In: Advances in Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. Urban & Schwarzenberg, Munich-Berlin-Vienna, 1972, 197-200
  • K. Nouza, C. John: Imunologie a medicína (Immunology and Medicine) Avicenum, Prague,1972, 469 pp; 1976, 759 pp
  • K. Nouza, C. John: Imunologie zdraví a nemoci (Immunology of Health and Disease). Avicenum, Prague 1987, 356 pp
  • C. John: Imunologie, medicína a svět (Immunology, Medicine and the World). Palacký University, Olomouc,1996, 38 pp

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News

14.03.19

Invitation to a Learned Society plenary lecture open to the public

The Learned Society warmly invites you to a lecture by Prof. RNDr. Martin Loebl, CSc. (Charles University Faculty of Mathematics and Physics): “Paths”
The lecture is to be held on 23 April 2019 from 4:00 pm in rooms 205 and 206 of the Czech Academy of Sciences building, Národní 3, Prague 1.

10.03.19

Declaration of support for the student climate strikes

Declaration by the below signed members of the Learned Society and other scientists giving their support for the 15 March 2019 student climate strikes
Declaration (PDF, 36 kB)

04.02.19

Invitation to a Learned Society plenary lecture open to the public

The Learned Society warmly invites you to a lecture by PharmDr. Jitka Palich Fučíková (2nd Faculty of Medicine and Motol University Hospital): “Immunotherapy: the Present and Future”. The lecture is to be held on 19 February 2019 from 4.00 pm in Rooms 205 and 206 of the Czech Academy of Sciences building, Národní 3, Prague 1.