Name: Jan Heydabadge_sm
Born: 18.6.1983 in Český Krumlov, Czech Republic

Current Address:
Department of Physical Chemistry (403), Room A133a
University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
Technicka 5
16628, Prague 6 – Dejvice
Czech Republic

CV: Scientific training since and including PhD

Since 11.2014: Assistant Professor at the department of Physical Chemistry, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague.
Since 2015: Researcher, J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, CAS (part time)
11.2012-10.2014: Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, in the group of Prof. Dr. Joachim Dzubiella, Soft Matter and Functional Materials Helmholtz-Center Berlin
06.2012-09.2012: Postdoctoral researcher with  Prof. Pavel Jungwirth, the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry ASCR, v.v.i.
10.2011-05.2012: Postdoctoral fellow, Interaction of ions with biopolymers, and energetics of hydrophobic collapse, Prof. Dr. Joachim Dzubiella, Department of Physics, Humboldt University of Berlin
2007-2011: Ph.D. Student, Interaction of ions with biomolecules, Prof. Pavel Jungwirth, the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry ASCR, v.v.i.

CV: Education

2011: RNDr., Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry (Modelling of Chemical Properties of Nano- and Biostructures)
Title: Ion-protein interactions [thesis-en, abstracts-en/cz, defence-en]
Supervisor: Prof. Mgr. Pavel Jungwirth, DSc.
Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague
2007-2011: Member of the International Max Planck Research School
“Dynamical Processes in Atoms, Molecules and Solids”
Dresden, Germany
2011 (2-month intensive course):
Title: Statistical Mechanics with focus on Liquids, Solutions and Colloidal Systems
University of Gothenburg, Department of Chemistry
2008: Mgr. (eq. M.Sc.) in Mathematics (Mathematical Modelling in Physics and Engineering)
Title: Distribution of ions at surfaces of hydrated proteins [thesis-endefence-en]
Supervisor: Doc. Mgr. Pavel Jungwirth, CSc.
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague
2007: Mgr. (eq. M.Sc.) in Physical Chemistry (Electromigration and Separation Methods)
Title: Multidimensional Simulation of Electromigration [thesis-cz, defence-cz]
Supervisor: Prof. RNDr. Bohuslav Gaš, CSc.
Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague


2012: German exam of the did deutsch-institut, B2 level
2012: Certificate in Advanced English (CAE), C1 level


11/2016: Danubius Young Scientist Award (link1, link2)
06/2015: Rector’s Award for Junior Academics at University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
06/2015-06/2016: Return fellowship of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Topic: Microscopic insight into solvent-specific sorption and salting-out effects from MD simulations and theory of solution)
11/2012-10/2014: Research Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers awarded by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (Topic: Theoretical prediction of ion-specific effects on hydrophobic polymer collapse: from model polymers to PNIPAM and elastin)


01/2020-12/2022: Standard Research Grant, Czech Science Foundation.
Insight in preferential interactions, bridging, and cononsolvency on PNIPAM by experimental and computational thermodynamics. (220k Euro)
01/2016-12/2018: Junior grant of the Czech Science Foundation.
Microscopic insight into collapse thermodynamics of thermoresponsive polymers. (195k Euro)

Invited lectures:

2016: Lightning Talk, KRECON, NTK, Prague (Video)
2016: Bunsentagung, Rostock, Germany (Book of abstracts)
2016: DPG-Frühjahrstagung Regensburg, Germany (Abstract)
2015: DPG-Frühjahrstagung Berlin, Germany (Program)
2014: Polydays 2014; Berlin, Germany (Programme.pdf)
2014: Ions in Solution and Molecular Biology:  Theory, Modeling, and Experiment; Telluride, Colorado
2014: DPG-Frühjahrstagung Dresden, Germany (Program)

Supervised students and Postdocs:

Current group: 3 Ph.D. students, 1 MSc. student, 1 Bc. student
Former: 1 Postdoc, 5 MSc. students, 3 Bc. students, 2 Erasmus+


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