Position: Senior researcher
Branch: Laboratory of Ecological Plant Physiology
Workplace: ÚVGZ AV ČR, v. v. i.Bělidla 4aBrno603 00
DNA, plant genetics, plant physiology, plant biotechnology, liquid chromatography, plant molecular biology, botany, reactive oxygen species, oxidative stress, abiotic stress, biotic stress, plant environmental stress physiology, horticulare, sustainable farming, toxicology, plant biochemistry, chlorophyll fluorescence, phytohormones, photosynthesis and bioenergy, ultraviolet radiation, stress tolerance, stress resistance, global change impacts, multifactorial impact experiments.
1980–1987 MSc Horticultural Sciences (incorporating BSc) at the Agricultural University of Wageningen, The Netherlands. MSc Research projects; Plant Physiology and Plant Molecular Biology (major) and Organic Chemistry and Horticulture (minor),
1988–1993 PhD studies at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. Thesis; Physiological, photobiological and biochemical studies on the mechanism of the rapid, light-driven turnover of the D1 and D2 proteins of photosystem II
1991 Research assistant, Dept. of Plant Physiology at the Ruhr-University of Bochum, Germany,
1993–1995 Post-doctoral research fellow, Dept. of Biological Sciences at Wye College, University of London, UK,
1995–1998 Senior research fellow, Dept. of Plant Physiology at the Agricultural University of Wageningen, The Netherlands,
1998–2002 Senior contract researcher, Dept. of Biological Chemistry at the John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK,
2002–2003 University lecturer, Dept. of Plant Physiology at the University of Antwerp, Belgium (2002-2003),
2003–2013 University lecturer. Dept. of Zoology, Ecology and Plant Sciences (ZEPS) at University College Cork, Ireland,
2013–2015 Senior lecturer, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES) at University College Cork, Ireland,
2015–Present Professor, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES) at University College Cork, Ireland.
Prof Jansen chaired the European UV4Growth network (2010-2014; 315 members in 29 countries), and was the first president of the international association of plant UV-research (UV4Plants).
Bibliography (12/2017) ISI web of science listed:
Publications: 88; 4 of these are listed as Highly Cited in Field;
Total citations: 3148 (2943 without self-citations).
The review on UV-B effects on plants (Jansen et al., Trends Plant Sci. (1998), 3, 131-135) is one of the most cited (>850x) in that particular field of research.