Dr. rer.nat. Mgr. Kateřina Macháčová

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Position: scientist
Branch: Laboratory of Ecological Plant Physiology
Workplace:
ÚVGZ AV ČR, v. v. i.
Bělidla 4a
Brno
603 00

Email: machacova.k@czechglobe.cz
Phone: 511 192 224

Research Focus

Plant physiology and ecology with the focus on fluxes of nitrous oxide and methane from different tree species, forest floor and forest ecosystems

Education

Doctorate study:


10/2008 – 06/2012     Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, Faculty of Forest and Environmental Sciences, Chair of Tree Physiology


specialization: tree physiology


Doctoral thesis: “Nitrous oxide (N2O) and methane (CH4) emissions from stems of different tree species”                     


10/2008 – 06/2012     Graduate School “Environment, Society and Global Change”, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, research area “Adapting Forest Ecosystems to Global Change”



Master study:


09/2002 – 06/2008     Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, Faculty of Science


study programme: biology, specialization: plant physiology (Department of Experimental Plant Biology)


Master thesis: “Organization of the Microtubule Cytoskeleton during the Formation of a Casparian Band in Root Endodermal Cells of Allium cepa



10/2005 – 09/2006     Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, Faculty of Biology

Appointments


Since 01.11.2012       researcher (Post Doc position) in Laboratory of Plant Ecological Physiology,  Global Change Research Institute of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i.


Awards

06/1998    Bronze medal from INEPO (International Environmental Project Olympiad) in Istanbul, Turkey

Important research visits and fellowships

2017 - 2019 project "Methane and nitrous oxide fluxes in different tree species of temperate and boreal forest", Junior grant from The Czech Science Foundation (17-18112Y), KM as PI


2015 - 2016  project "Methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) emissions from Fagus sylvatica trees" within Program of Project Based Personnel Exchange: DAAD and Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (DAAD-15-03), KM as Czech PI


06/2015 - 07/2015     research stay at the experimental station Konventwald, Black Forest, and at the  Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, in cooperation with Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg (project within Program of Project Based Personnel Exchange: DAAD and Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic)


04/2015 - 06/2015     research stay at the experimental station in Hyytiala,  Finland, in cooperation with University of Helsinki


02/2015 - 03/2015     research stay at the experimental station in Hyytiala,  Finland, in cooperation with University of Helsinki (transnational access funding under the ExpeER (Ecosystem research) project, EU FP7)


10/2014 - 11/2014     research stay at the experimental station in Hyytiala,  Finland, in cooperation with University of Helsinki (transnational access funding under the ExpeER (Ecosystem research) project, EU FP7)


04/2014 – 07/2014    research stay at the experimental station in Hyytiala,  Finland, in cooperation with University of Helsinki (transnational access funding under the ExpeER (Ecosystem research) project, EU FP7)


05/2013 – 08/2013    research stay at the experimental station in Hyytiala,  Finland, in cooperation with University of Helsinki (transnational access funding under the ExpeER (Ecosystem research) project, EU FP7)


10/2011 – 02/2012     scholarship for PhD study at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, from Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg


10/2008 – 09/2011     scholarship for PhD study at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, from German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


12/2009 – 01/2010:    research stay at the Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany


10/2005 – 07/2006     scholarship for biological study at the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, from Landesstiftung Foundation Baden-Württemberg



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Membership

European Geosciences Union (EGU) membership

Brief scientometrics


Number of peer-reviewed articles: 7


Number of articles in other journals: 7


Total citation index: 40