Assoc. Prof. Petr BABULA, Ph.D.

 

Education and academic qualifications

  • 2009: Associate Professor (Doc.), Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical University Brno, Branch: Pharmacognosy
  • 2007: Ph.D., Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical University Brno, Branch: Pharmacognosy
  • 2005: PharmDr., Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical University Brno, Branch: Pharmacognosy
  • 2003: Mgr., Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical University Brno, Branch: Pharmacy

Professional experience

  • 2009-: Associate professor, VFU Brno, Department of Pharmacognosy
  • 2009-: Head of the Section of Botany
    • 2007-2009: Assistant professor, VFU Brno, Department of Pharmacognosy
    • 2007-: Head of the Laboratory of Explants Cultures

Teaching activities

  • Supervisor of the following subject: Botany (Czech and English Study Programs, Explants Cultures (Czech and English Study Programs), General Ecology and Ecology of Human Health (Czech and English Study Programs), Molecular Biology (Brno University of Technology), Taxonomy of Medicinal Plants (Czech and English Study Programs).

Research activities

  • pharmacological studies, plant cell cultures, secondary metabolites of plants and their biological activity, connection of protective/defensive mechanisms of plants and secondary metabolism, heavy metal ions and their effect on living organisms, plant stress physiology. Fluorescence/confocal microscopy techniques.

Major publications

author and co-author of 70 papers published in ISI indexed journals with 552 citations and H-index = 14 according to Web of Science.

 

Five most cited papers:

  • BABULA, P.; ADAM, V.; OPATRILOVA, R.; ZEHNALEK, J.; HAVEL, L.; KIZEK, R. Uncommon heavy metals, metalloids and their plant toxicity: a review. Environ. Chem. Lett., 2008, 6 (4): 189-213. ISSN 1610-3653. IF 1.366. Times cited without self-citations: 58.
  • KRIZKOVA, S.; RYANT, P.; KRYSTOFOVA, O.; ADAM, V.; GALIOVA, M.; BEKLOVA, M.; BABULA, P.; KAISER, J.; NOVOTNY, K.; NOVOTNY, J.; LISKA, M.; MALINA, R.; ZEHNALEK, J.; HUBALEK, J.; HAVEL, L.; KIZEK, R. Multi-instrumental analysis of tissues of sunflower plants treated with silver(I) ions – Plants as bioindicators of environmental pollution. Sensors, 2008, 8 (1): 445-463. ISSN 1424-8220. IF 1.573. Times cited without self-citations: 29.
  • SUPALKOVA, V.; PETREK, J.; HAVEL, L.; KRIZKOVA, S.; PETRLOVA, J.; ADAM, V.; POTESIL, D.; BABULA, P.; BEKLOVA, M.; HORNA, A.; KIZEK, R. Electrochemical sensors for detection of acetylsalicylic acid. Sensors, 2006, 6 (11): 1483-1497. ISSN 1424-8220. IF 1.373. Times cited without self-citations: 19.
  • ADAM, V.; FABRIK, I.; KOHOUTKOVA, V.; BABULA, P.; HUBALEK, J.; VRBA, R.; TRNKOVA, L.; KIZEK, R. Automated electrochemical analyzer as a new tool for detection of thiols. Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 2010, 5 (4): 429-447. ISSN 1452-3981. IF 2.808. Times cited without self-citations: 17.
  • BABULA, P.; HUSKA, D.; HANUSTIAK, P.; BALOUN, J.; KRIZKOVA, S.; ADAM, V.; HUBALEK, J.; HAVEL, L.; ZEMLICKA, M.; HORNA, A.; BEKLOVA, M.; KIZEK, R. Flow injection analysis coupled with carbon electrodes as the tool for analysis of naphthoquinones with respect to their content and functions in biological samples Sensors, 2006, 6 (11): 1466–1482. ISSN 1424-8220. IF 1.573. Times cited without self-citations: 15.