Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology

RNDr. Petr Baldrian, PhD.

 

 

Head of the Laboratory: Petr Baldrian, PhD.

Phone: +420 296 442 315
Email: baldrian@biomed.cas.cz

 

Doc. RNDr. Petr Baldrian, Ph.D. Vedoucí laboratoře
Bc. Natálie Bernardová Odborný pracovník
Mgr. Vendula Brabcová Vědecký pracovník
Mgr. Anna Davidová Odborný pracovník VaV Mateřská dovolená
Ing. Petra Dobiášová Odborný pracovník VaV
RNDr. Ivana Eichlerová Vědecký pracovník
Doc. RNDr. Jiří Gabriel Vedoucí vědecký pracovník
Mgr. Tereza Geigerová Odborný pracovník VaV
Mgr. Lenka Harantová Postgraduální student
Bc. Petra Havlíčková Odborný pracovník VaV
Rainier Zander Human Odborný pracovník VaV
Mgr. Petr Kohout Postgraduální student
Daniel Morais Kumazawa Vědecký pracovník
Msc. Tijana Martinovič Postgraduální student
Mgr. Lenka Michalčíková Odborný pracovník VaV
Romana Míková Odborný pracovník
Mgr. Diana Navrátilová Postgraduální student
František Novák Odborný pracovník
Mgr. Miroslava Petrovová Odborný pracovník VaV
Mgr. Martina Štursová Odborný pracovník VaV
Mgr. Vojtěch Tláskal Postgraduální student
Mgr. Tomáš Větrovský Postdoktorand
Mgr. Lukáš Vlk Postgraduální student
František Zaleš Odborný pracovník

The research in the laboratory covers the ecology, physiology and biochemistry of microorganisms in the environments, especially in soils, plant litter, decomposing wood or in association with plants.
The main emphasis is placed on the study of microorganisms involved in the decomposition of organic matter in forest litter and soil, both bacteria and saprotrophic fungi and the ecology of saprotrophic versus plant-symbiotic taxa.
The description of microbial processes in the environment relies on the combination of advanced molecular methods for the characterization of the composition and function of soil microbial communities as well as the isolation and characterization of individual microorganisms. Microorgansims are also studied as potential resources for biotechnologically relevant enzymes or secondary metabolites. Culture collection of basidiomycetes that performs research on the preservation of fungi including endangered and biotechnologically-relevant species is an inherent part of the laboratory.

 

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