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Global Change Research Institute, CAS

Mgr. Václav Karlický, Ph.D.


Position: Postdoc

Branch: Laboratory of Ecological Plant Physiology

Workplace: Přírodovědecká fakulta Ostravská univerzitaChittussiho 10Ostrava710 00



Research Focus

– study of response mechanisms of the assimilation apparatus of higher plants to short-term and long-term changes of light intensity and temperature, macro-organization and flexibility of the thylakoid membranes

– circular dichroism and fluorescence spectroscopy, electrochromic absorbance shift (ECS, ΔA515), kinetics of chlorophyll a fluorescence induction


B.Sc.: University of Ostrava, Faculty of Science, Biophysics (2002-2005)

M.Sc.: University of Ostrava, Faculty of Science, Biophysics (2005-2007)

Ph.D.: Palacky University in Olomouc, Faculty of Science, Biophysics (2007- 2017)


2010 – 2011: Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Science, Palacký University Olomouc

2011 – now: Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Ostrava

2011 – now: Laboratory of Ecological Plant Physiology, Domain of Environmental Effects on Terrestrial Ecosystems, Global Change Research Institute CAS


1st place in young scientists competition, poster session, 8th International Conference “Ecophysiological aspects of plant responses to stress factors”, September 16-19, 2009, Krakow, Poland

„Young Talents Award Certificate“ at international conference “Photosynthesis Research for Sustainability”, July 24-30, 2011, Baku, Azerbaijan

„Best Poster Award Certificate“ at international conference “Photosynthesis Research for Sustainability”, September 21-26, 2015, Colymbari, Crete, Greece

Important research visits and fellowships

2011, 2013, 2016, 2017,2018 – Laboratory of Photosynthetic Membranes, Institute of Plant Biology, Biological Research Centre, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Szeged, Hungary.

2016 – Laboratory of Biophysics, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, Netherlands

Brief scientometrics

Total number of publications with IF: 17

Total number of citations (WOS): 204

Number of citations (according toWOS) without self-citations: 169

h-index: 9

ResearcherID: F-2950-2014

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-7079-3160