News

01/11/2022
Soodabeh Hassanpour left the group for a research internship at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She will be working in the group of Prof. Jörg Kutter.

01/11/2022
Navid Niaei left the group for a research internship at the Uppsala University, Sweden. He will be working in the group of Prof. Mikael Hedeland.

31/10/2022
Jan Petr stepped down from the vice-dean position.

15/09/2022
Thuy Duong Nguyenová left the group for a research internship at the University of Porto, Portugal.

11/09 – 14/09/2022
Soodabeh Hassanpour and Navid Niaei attended the 12th International Symposium on Drug Analysis and the 32nd International Symposium on Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis in Mons, Belgium with poster presentations.

04/09 - 07/09/2022 
We co-organized and attended the conference 74th Meeting of Chemists in Olomouc, Czech Republic (https://sjezd74.csch.cz/); Jan Petr was the head of the local organizing committee; he also presented a lecture entitled “Capillary electrophoresis: OL-mics experiments”.

01/09/2022
We will be a part of a project “Vzdělávání na UP 22+ edUP” from the National Recovery Plan.

01/09/2022
Thuy Duong Nguyenová joined our group as a new PhD student. Welcome!

23/08/2022
Lucie Surá successfully defended her BSc. thesis. Congratulation!

27/07/2022
We wish you nice summertime!

07/07/2022
Jan Petr attended the conferece Synergies 2022 organized by the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU.
https://synergies2022.eu/

04/07/2022
Daniel Baron arrived back from the postdoc at University of California in Berkeley, USA. Welcome!


23/06/2022
Petra Švecová successfully defended her PhD thesis. Congratulations!

13/06 - 16/06/2022 
We co-organized and attended the conference Advances in Chromatography and Electrophoresis & Chiranal 2022 in Olomouc, Czech Republic (https://chiranal2022.upol.cz/); Soodabeh Hassanpour, Navid Niaei and Petra Švecová presented posters.


07/06/2022
Ondřej Vjačka successfully defended his BSc. thesis. Congratulation and thank you for being a part of our team!

17/05/2022
Tereza Adámková, Thuy Duong Nguyenová, and Ester Drastíková successfully defended their MSc theses. Congratulation and thank you for being a part of our team!

11/04 - 13/04/2022 
Soodabeh Hassanpour presented a lecture “Nanomaterials modified conductive ink-based electrochemical immunosensor for monitoring CA125 protein in plasma” at the 4th Cross-Border Seminar on Electroanalytical Chemistry (CBSEC), Prague, Czech Republic. 
https://web.natur.cuni.cz/~krizek/4th_CBSEC/

14/03/2022
We are looking for Postdoctoral fellows within the frame of Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action. The Czech Republic offers an interesting advantage – an additional funding of projects; probably more than 70% applicants will be funded! If you are interested, please, contact the lab head.
https://petrlab.upol.cz/download/17/MSCA.pdf

08/02/2022
Soodabeh Hassanpour and Navid Niaei presented their work on the Fischer scholarship seminar at the Faculty of Science.

02/02/2022
Jan Petr was appointed as the Vice-Dean for Projects of the Faculty of Science, Palacký University Olomouc.


06/01/2022
A new theme for PhD study was announced.

05/01/2022
Our Microchemical Journal paper has finally been published: P. Švecová, D. Baron, K. A. Schug, T. Pluháček, J. Petr, Ultra-trace determination of oxaliplatin impurities by sweeping-MEKC-ICP-MS. Microchemical Journal 172 (2022) 106967.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.microc.2021.106967

04/01/2022
Daniel Baron left the group for a postdoc at University of California in Berkeley, USA. He will join Prof. Amy Herr group.
https://herrlab.berkeley.edu/

03/01/2022
Soodabeh Hassanpour was successful in the application of IGRACEK project DSGC-2021-0176 “Chirality-based electrochemical sensors: new approaches for enantiomer discrimination”. The team will solve it during 2022. Congratulations!

20/12/2021
We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

11/10 - 13/10/2021
We attended the 9th Czech Mass Spectrometry Conference 2021 in Prague, Czech Republic. Daniel Baron with a poster and Petra Švecová presented a lecture: “Ultra-trace determination of oxaliplatin and its compedial impurities by sweeping-MEKC-ICP-MS”.
https://www.czechms.org/en/events/cmsc/2021/index.php

01/10/2021
New themes for BSc and MSc theses were announced.

20/09 – 22/09/2021
We attended the Young UP scientist’s meeting in Pevnost poznání, Olomouc.
https://www.instagram.com/youngupscientistsmeeting/

17/09/2021 and 24/09/2021
Jan Petr conducted a seminar dealing with writing of project proposals in Czech and English including a start of a competition with the 8-years old Hampden Estate rum prize.

19/09 - 22/09/2021 
Jan Petr presented a lecture “Capillary electrophoresis connected with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry for analysis of oxaliplatin derivatives” at the Czech Chromatography School – HPLC conference in Zaječí, Czech Republic. 
http://www.ceskachromatografickaskola.cz/obecne-informace-22.htm

06/09 – 10/09/2021
Tomáš Pluháček presented a lectureCE-ICP-MS: Analysis of ultratrace concentrations of oxaliplatin enantiomers and their impuritiesat the 73rd Meeting of Czech and Slovak Chemists in Vysoké Tatry, Slovakia.
https://73zjazd.schems.sk/

03/09/2021
Jan Petr was elected to the Main Board of the Czech Chemical Society.

30/08/2021
Klára Konderlová successfully defended her MSc thesis. Congratulation and thank you for being a part of our team!

12/07 - 15/07/2021
We attended the virtual edition of the 37th International Symposium on Microscale Separations and Bioanalysis (e-MSB; Boston, MA); Soodabeh Hassanpour with a poster; Jan Petr presented a lecture “Capillary electrophoresis connected with inorganic as well as organic mass spectrometry for separation of enantiomers”.
https://msb-conferences.org/

01/07/2021
We wish you nice summertime!

28/06 - 01/07/2021
Jan Petr presented a lecture “Separation of enantiomers by capillary electrophoresis connected with mass spectrometry” at the V4 Symposium Flow analysis & Capillary electrophoresis organized in a mixed mode (in Krakow and online).
https://v4face.project.uj.edu.pl/en_GB/v4-symposium-face

25/05/2021
Matěj Horný successfully defended his BSc thesis. Congratulation!

14/05/2021
Our Separations paper has finally been published: A. Šustková, K. Konderlová, E. Drastíková, S. Sützl, L. Hárendarčíková, J. Petr, Rapid production of PDMS microdevices for electrodriven separations and microfluidics by 3D-printed scaffold removal. Separations 8 (2021) 67.
https://www.mdpi.com/2297-8739/8/5/67

12/05/2021
Our work regarding the low-cost water quality testing was presented in the main Czech TV news.
https://www.ceskatelevize.cz/ivysilani/1097181328-udalosti/221411000100512/obsah/839741-mala-karta-na-analyzu-vody


01/05/2021
Jan Petr candidates to the Main board of the Czech Chemical Society.
https://csch.cz/2021/04/26/volby-do-csch/

20/04/2021
INVITED LECTURE (online; 14:00)
Lipidomic analysis: from plant oils to cancer screening by Prof. Michal Holčapek (Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9L0Qce44I8


08/04 - 09/04/2021
We attended the conference 3rd Cross-Border Seminar on Electroanalytical Chemistry, online (http://www-analytik.chemie.uni-regensburg.de/CBSEC_3/index_elach.htm); Daniel Baron presented the lecture “ICP-MS as an ultrasensitive specific detector for CE analyses

11/02/2021
International Day of Women and Girls in Science

04/01/2021
Navid Niaei, a new PhD student, finally joined our group.

31/12/2020
Andrea Šebestová left our group. Thank you for being a part of our team. Good luck with your future!

21/12/2020
We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

10/11/2020
Jan Petr presented a lecture “Capillary electrophoresis: Advances and opportunities for analysis of real samples” at the HPST company seminar News and Trends Agilent Technologies 2020 online organized by HPST. https://hpst.cz/

03/11/2020
Jan Petr presented a lecture “Capillary electrophoresis connected with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry for analysis of oxaliplatin species” at the 27th International Symposium on Electrophoretic and Liquid Phase Separation Techniques (ITP2020) organized online by Prof. David Chen. https://itp2020.org/

07/10/2020
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 was awarded jointly to Prof. Emmanuelle Charpentier and Prof. Jennifer A. Doudna "for the development of a method for genome editing." https://www.nobelprize.org

06/10/2020
INVITED LECTURE (LP-3005; 15:00)
LA-ICP-MS: not only elements can be imaged by Dr. Tomáš Vaculovič (Department of Analytical Chemistry, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)


06/09 - 09/09/2020
We attended the conference 72nd Meeting of Chemists in Prague, Czech Republic (https://sjezd72.csch.cz/); Andrea Šebestová, Petra Švecová and Daniel Baron with posters; Jan Petr presented the invited lecture “Connection of capillary electrophoresis and mass spectrometry for analysis of biologically active compounds

01/09/2020
Radim Polášek, a new PhD student (distance-based study), joined our group.

01/07/2020
Michaela Kotková and Sebastian Reichel successfully defended their MSc theses. Congratulations! 

25/06/2020
Lenka Hárendarčíková successfully defended her PhD thesis. Congratulations!

24/06/2020
Andrea Šebestová 
successfully defended her PhD thesis. Congratulations!

12/05/2020
A new capillary electrophoresis instrument has been successfully installed in our lab.

21/04/2020
The SLA 3D printer Formlabs Form 3 has been successfully installed in our lab.


27/03/2020
The symposium “Advances in Chromatography and Electrophoresis & Chiranal 2020” (15 - 18/06/2020) was cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation. 

20/02/2020
Jan Petr was appointed the president of the Olomouc division of the Czech Chemical Society (for 2020 - 2024).

03/01/2020
Our Journal of Chromatography A paper in cooperation with the Sorbonne University has finally been published: D. Baron, J. Rozsypal, A. Michel, E. Secret, J.-M. Siaugue, T. Pluháček, J. Petr, Study of interactions between carboxylated core shell magnetic nanoparticles and polymyxin B by capillary electrophoresis with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A 1609 (2020) 460433.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chroma.2019.460433

16/12/2019
We held our Christmas party at the Moritz microbrewery. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

13/12/2019
Petra Švecová successfully finished her research internship at the Sorbonne University in Paris. She was working on the synthesis of model nanoparticles for CE-ICP-MS from 09/09/2019. She was supported by the Endowment Fund of Palacký University. http://fond.upol.cz/en/


19/11/2019
Soodabeh Hassanpour, a new PhD student, joined our group.

07/11/2019
INVITED LECTURE (LP-2060; 15:00)
Optimization of 2D LC separation with active focusing of transferred fractions by Dr. Petr Česla (Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic)


17/10/2019
Jan Petr presented the lecture “Capillary electrophoresis connected with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry: A tool for the future” at the 19th International Nutrition and Diagnostics Conference (INDC 2019) in Prague, Czech Republic. Photo by the INDC conference.


18/09 - 19/09/2019
Jan Petr conducted the two days seminar “How to write projects” at the Department of Analytical Chemistry, Palacký University Olomouc. The seminar was intended for PhD students, postdocs and junior researchers. The attendees also tried to evaluate older applications from our group.

09/09/2019
Petra Švecová started her research internship at the Sorbonne University in Paris, France.

17/07/2019
Our Talanta paper has finally been published: A. Šebestová, D. Baron, R. Pechancová, T. Pluháček, J. Petr, Determination of oxaliplatin enantiomers at attomolar levels by capillary electrophoresis connected with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Talanta 205 (2019) 120151. 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2019.120151

13/06/2019
Daniel Baron successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations! 

29/05/2019
Ester Drastíková and Klára Konderlová successfully defended their BSc theses. Congratulations! 

12/05 - 15/05/2019
We attended the conference HPLC 2019 in Zaječí, Czech Republic (http://www.ceskachromatografickaskola.cz/hplc-2019-21.htm); Andrea Šebestová, Petra Švecová and Daniel Baron with posters; Jan Petr presented the lecture “Capillary electrophoresis and mass spectrometry: Tools for the future


14/05/2019
Kateřina Holušová and Alena Šustková successfully defended their MSc theses. Congratulations! Thank you for being a part of our team. Good luck with your future!

02/05/2019
Daniel Baron got the third place in the Dean Competition 2019, category - chemistry, doctoral, Faculty of Science, Palacký University, for the work "Determination of oxaliplatin enantiomers at attomolar levels by CE-ICP-MS". Congratulations! Photo by Marek Otava.
http://svoc.prf.upol.cz/


29/04/2019
Petra Švecová's project was chosen by the Endowment Fund of Palacký University. The project includes the study of interactions of nanoparticles and the research stay at the well-known Sorbonne University in Paris. Congratulations!
http://fond.upol.cz/en/

16/04/2019
INVITED LECTURE (LP-2060; 15:00)
Analytical Chemistry in Point-of-Care Diagnostics by Dr. Petr Kubáň (CEITEC Masaryk University, Institute of Analytical Chemistry, CAS, Brno, Czech Republic).


01/04/2019
Jan Petr was appointed the Czech Science Foundation Panel member for Panel P206 (Analytical Chemistry: chemical and structural analysis of atomic, molecular and biomolecular systems).

28/03/2019
Jan Petr presented the lecture “Potential of capillary electrophoresis connected to inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry” at the 8th Conference of the Czech Society for Mass Spectrometry in Olomouc, Czech Republic.

06/03/2019 and 07/03/2019
Courses in "How to Write a Competitive Proposal for Horizon 2020" and "Getting Ready for Horizon Europe" with Dr. Sean McCarthy (Hyperion Ltd.) were held at Palacký University in Olomouc.

27/02/2019
The Czech Science Foundation will support our project 19-23033S “Improving sensitivity in chiral separations by capillary electrophoresis connected with ESI-MS or ICP-MS”. The aim of the project is to contribute to fundamental developments in the field of online preconcentrations for chiral separations by CE-ESI-MS and CE-ICP-MS.


06/02/2019
Our Talanta paper has finally been published: P. Švecová, J. Petr, Separation of cetirizine enantiomers by capillary electrophoresis with a dual selector system based on borate-glucose complexes and sulfated-β-cyclodextrin. Talanta 198 (2019) 154-158. 
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2019.01.097

31/12/2018
The Czech Science Foundation project "Characterization of nanoparticles by capillary electrophoresis" finished successfully after three years. 

13/12/2018
We held our Christmas party at the Lamborghini Kart Arena. We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


30/11/2018
Andrea Šebestová successfully finished her research internship at the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis. She was working on capillary electrophoresis, zetametry and DLS measurements of nanomaterials from 01/09/2018. 


26/11/2018
INVITED LECTURE (LP-2005; 15:00)
Printed Sensors towards to Healhcare, Environmental and IoT Sensing Application
 by Dr. Tomáš Syrový (Department of Graphic Arts and Photophysics, University of Pardubice). 


23/11/2018
Our Chromatographia paper in cooperation with the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis has finally been published
: Martins Rucins, Daniel Baron, Aiva Plotniece, Jan Petr, Determination of hormone antagonists in waste-water samples by micellar electrokinetic chromatography. Chromatographia 81 (2018) 1607-1612.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10337-018-3631-0

08/11/2018
Jan Petr presented the lecture, “Capillary electrophoresis with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry: A tool for the future?” at the 8th Annual Conference of RCPTM in Mikulov, Czech Republic.

09/10/2018
A delegation from the South Korean Embassy in Prague visited the lab and discussed our cooperation with the Korea Institute of Science and Technology in Europe in Saarbrücken, Germany.

13/09/2018
The 3D printer TRILAB DeltiX Mini has been successfully installed in our lab.


11/09/2018
Daniel Baron and Jan Petr presented the lectures “The use of ICP-MS as a detector for capillary electrophoresis” and “Characterization of nanomaterials by capillary electrophoresis” at the 70th Congress of the Czech and Slovak Chemical Societies in Zlín, Czech Republic.

01/09/2018
Andrea Šebestová started her research internship at the Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis.

27/08/2018
Welcome to our new website.