Calendar

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

Klán Petr

Prof., RNDr., Ph.D.
Born April 29, 1963 in Příbram

  • Photochemistry; physical organic chemistry
  • Member of Learned Society since 2017

Educational and professional preparation

  • 2007, Professor, Masaryk University, Brno
  • 2002, Associate Professor (habilitation), Masaryk University, Brno
  • 1998, Assistant Professor, Masaryk University, Brno
  • 1998, Ph. D., Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA (chemistry; Prof. Peter J. Wagner)
  • 1986, M. S. (RNDr.), Masaryk University, Brno

Employment and academic positions

  • since 1998, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno
  • 1993-1998, graduate assistant, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
  • 1991-1993, R&D position, Synthon, Netherlands at Lachema, Brno
  • 1986-1991, Lachema (a former pharmaceutical company), Brno
  • 2003-2010, vice-dean for research, development, foreign relations, and doctoral studies, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno

Membership in selected domestic scientific bodies

  • since 2003, member of the Scientific Board of the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno
  • since 2010, Member of the Scientific Board of RECETOX, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno
  • 2012-2016, member of the Czech Science Foundation evaluation panel

Membership and positions in selected international organizations and societies

  • since 2008, national treasurer of the European Photochemistry Association

Notable awards

  • 2014, The Rudolf Lukeš Prize (awarded by the Czech Chemical Society)
  • 2013, The Award of the President of the Czech Science Foundation
  • 2009, The Rector's Award for Outstanding Creative Activity (Masaryk University, Brno)

Selected publications

  • Klán P., Wirz J. Photochemistry of Organic Compounds: From Concepts to Practice. Postgraduate Chemistry Series, Wiley, Chichester, 2009, 584 pages, ISBN: 978-1-4051-9088-6.
  • Šolomek T., Wirz J., Klán P. Searching for Improved Photoreleasing Abilities of Organic Molecules. Acc. Chem. Res. 2015, 48, 3064-3072.
  • Klán P., Šolomek T., Bochet C., Blanc A., Givens R. S., Rubina M., Popik V., Kostikov A., Wirz J. Photoremovable Protecting Groups in Chemistry and Biology: Reaction Mechanisms and Efficacy. Chem. Rev. 2013, 113, 119-191.
  • Palao E., Slanina T., Muchová L., Šolomek T., Vítek L., Klán P. Transition-Metal-Free CO-Releasing BODIPY Derivatives Activatable by Visible to NIR Light as Promising Bioactive Molecules. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 126-133.
  • Ludvíková L., Friš P., Heger D., Wirz J., Šebej P., Klán P. Photochemistry of Rose Bengal in Water and Acetonitrile: A Comprehensive Kinetic Analysis. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 16266-16273.
  • Horváth P., Šebej P., Šolomek T., Klán P. Small-Molecule Fluorophores with Large Stokes Shifts: 9-Iminopyronin Analogues as Clickable Tags. J. Org. Chem. 2015, 80, 1299-1311.
  • Kania R., K'Ekuboni Malongwe J., Nachtigallová D., Krausko J., Gladich I., Roesellová M., Heger D., Klán P. Spectroscopic Properties of Benzene at the Air–Ice Interface: A Combined Experimental-Computational Approach. J. Phys. Chem. A 2014, 118, 7535-7547.
  • Lovely Angel P. A., Slanina T., Šebej P., Šolomek T., Klán P. Fluorescein Analogue Xanthene-9-Carboxylic Acid: A Transition-Metal Free CO Releasing Molecule Activated by Green Light. Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 4552-4555.
  • Šebej P., Wintner J., Müller P., Slanina, T., Al Anshori J., Lovely Angel P. A., Klán P., Wirz J. Fluorescein Analogues as Photoremovable Protecting Groups Absorbing at ~520 nm. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 78, 1833-1843.
  • Šolomek T., Heger D., Ngoy B. P., Givens R. S., Klán P. The Pivotal Role of Oxyallyl Diradicals in Photo-Favorskii Rearrangements: Transient Spectroscopic and Computational Studies. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 15209-15215.

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