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Global Change Research Institute, CAS
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RNDr. Kateřina Sukačová, Ph.D.

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Position: Scientist

Branch: Experimental High-Performance Photobioreactor

Workplace: ÚVGZ AV ČR, v. v. i.Drásov 470Drásov664 24

Email: sukacova.k@czechglobe.cz

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Research Focus

Research and Development in Algal Biotechnology:

  • small scale and large scale phototrophic cultivation of microalgae
  • Usage of algae for wastewater treatment
  • taxonomy and ecology of algae and cyanobacteria

Education

2018: Ph.D. – Waste Technology – Mendel University, Brno, Czech Republic 

2002: Advanced exam in science (RNDr.) – Hydrobiology – Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

1997: M.SC.degree in Limnology – University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czech Republic

1995: B.Sc.degree in Biology – University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czech Republic

Awards

Sukačová K. (2018): Photo “It is not a snake, it is a cyanobacteria! Award in main category Photogenic science, Photogenic Science Competition, 2018.

Brief scientometrics

www.researchgate.net/profile/Katerina_Sukacova2/contributions

Sukačová, K.; Búzová, D.; Červený, J. (2020) Biphasic optimization approach for maximization of lipid production by the microalga Chlorella pyrenoidosa . Folia Microbiologica 65. 

Sukačová, K.; Búzová, D.; Trávníček, P.; Červený, J.; Vítězová, M.; Vítěz, T. (2019) Optimization of microalgal growth and cultivation parameters for increasing bioenergy potential: Case study using the oleaginous microalga Chlorella pyrenoidosa Chick (IPPAS C2). Algal Research 40.

Sukačová K. Červený J. (2017) Can algal biotechnology bring effective solution for closing the phosphorus cycle? Use of algae for nutrient removal – review of past trends and future perspectives in the context of nutrient recovery. European Journal of Environmental Sciences. Vol.: 7 (1), pp. 63 – 72

Sukačová K. Kočí, R. Žídková M. Vítěz T. Trtílek M. (2017) Novel insight into process of nutrients removal using an algal biofilm: The evaluation of mechanism and efficiency. International Journal of Phytoremediation 19(10): 909-914.

Sukačová, K.,Trtílek, M., Rataj, T. (2015): Phosphorus removal using a microalgal biofilm in a new biofilm photobioreactor for tertiary wastewater treatment. Water Research 71, 55 – 63.

Pařil, P., Sukačová, K., Syrovátka, V., Malá, J., Králová, H. (2010): The effect of environmental parameters on algal assemblages in human-impacted suburban brooks. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin 12a, 2947-2957.

Komárek, O., Sukačová, K. (2004): The use of artificial substrates in different growth conditions. – Ekológia, Bratislava, No.2, 192 -206.

Invited lectures

Sukačová K. (2015): Usage of microalgal biofilms for wastewater treatment and phosphorus removal. Journee D´etude Du CEBEDEAU, Liege, Belgium, 20th October 2015.

Sukačová K. (2018): Can algal biotechnology bring effective solution for closing phosphorus cycle?  Symposium on Microalgal Biotechnology in Agriculture, Třeboň, Czech Republic, 25-26 September 2018.