Blanka Říhová

Professor, microbiologist

Microbiologist, deputy director and head of Division Immunology and Gnotobiology at the Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. She has obtained her scientific degrees at the Charles University in Prague and at the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences.
1993 DSc at the Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (AS CR)
1969 PhD at the Institute of Microbiology, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (CSAS), Prague
1966 Doctor of Natural Sciences (abbr. RNDr), Faculty of Science (FS),
Charles University, Prague
1964 MSc.; FS, Charles University
2007-present Division of Immunology and Gnotobiology, IM AS CR, v.v.i, head
2007-present Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic,
v.v.i, deputy director
2006-2007 Scientific Council of the Ministry of Health CR
2006-present Ministry of Education of Slovak Republic, Scientific council, member
2006-present Czech Immunological Society, president
2006-present Scientific Council of the Charles University, member
2004-present Czech Learned Society; vice-president
2002-present Council for Science and Development; Life sciences, member
2001 Professor of Immunology, Charles University, Prague
2001-2005 Scientific Council of the 2nd School of Medicine, Charles University, member
2000-2004 ESF (European Science Foundation)/EURESCO Committee, member
2000-present Scientific Council of the Faculty of Science, Charles
University, member
2000-2004 Scientific Council of the Institute of Chemical Technology, member
2000-present Adjunct Professor of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry,
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
2000-2007 Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, director
1998-2004 ESF Standing Committee for Life and Environmental Science (LESC),
member
1998-2004 ALLEA (All European Academies), Steering Committee, member
1996-2000 Presidium of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic; member
1994-present Adjunct member of the College of Physiology and Developmental
Biology, FS, Charles University, Prague
1994-2000 Council of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, member
1993-2003 Society for Leukocyte Biology, Regional Office for Eastern Europe
in Prague; director
1993 visiting Professor at Paris-North University; France (1 month)
1993-2001 Associate Professor of Immunology, Charles University
1992-2000 Scientific Board of the Institute of Microbiology AS CR; chairperson
1992-present Committee for State Final Examination in Immunology, FS, Charles
University; chairperson
1992-2000 Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical
Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
1990-1992 Visiting Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
1990-present Academy Assembly; member
1990-present Laboratory of Humoral Immunity, Institute of Microbiology, CSAS
(ASCR), Head
1990-1992 Scientific Board of the Institute of Microbiology CSAS; member
1989-1990 Institute of Microbiology CSAS, Department of Immunology;
Leading Research Scientist
1987-1988 Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, USA (6 months), Senior Academic Visitor
1974-1989 Institute of Microbiology CSAS, Department of Immunology;
Principal Research Officer
1969-1974 Institute of Microbiology CSAS, Department of Immunology;
Postdoctoral Research Associate
1966-1969 Institute of Microbiology CSAS, Department of Immunology;
PhD student
1964-1966 Institute of Microbiology CSAS, Department of Immunology;
study stay
Research Assistant; College of Microbiology, FS, Charles University,

Memberships:
2005-present Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, elected foreign member of the Academy
2004-present European Cell Proliferation Society
2003-present Schweizerische Ärztegesellschaft für Magnetfeldenerglieregulation und -therapie (SAMET)
2002-present European Academy of Sciences, elected member
2001-present American Association for Cancer Research, member
2001-present American Diabetes Association, member
1996-present Czech Learned Society; elected member
1995-present Controlled Release Society, member
member of committee for the CRS Jorge Heller JCR
Best Paper Award
member of committee for the CRS “Nagai Award”
1994-2000 Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society; member
1993-present Society for Leukocyte Biology; International Relations
Committee, member
1985-present International Society for Molecular Recognition;
member
1982-2005 Chemical Society by CSAS; member
1982-present Committee of the IUPAC working group “Interaction
of Polymers with Living Systems”; member
1981-present Medical Society J.E.Purkinje
1979-present Czech Immunological Society; member
1989-1992; member of the Committee
1994-1997; member of the Committee
2000-present, member of the Committee
2006-present, president
1971-1979 Biological Society by CSAS, member
1963-present Microbiological Society by CSAS (ASCR), member

Awards:2005 Medal of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic2005 Medal of the “Česká hlava”, Award for the invention in the field of Polymeric drugs 2005 Medal of the Faculty of Science, Charles University2004 Prof. Dr. Wolf A. Kafka Verdienstmedaille 2000 Medal of the Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand1997 Distinguished Leadership Award; American Biographical Institute1994 Member of Sigma Xi1987 J. E. Purkinje Medal for achievements in biology, CSAS1972 Academy Prize for Science1982 Academy Prize for Science1983 Academy Prize for Science1969 Award from the Institute of Microbiology CSAS; the best PhD thesis

My professional / business address

Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

Division of Immunology and Gnotobiology

Institute of Microbiology ASCR v.v.i,

Videnska 1083

Prague 4, 142 00, Czech Republic

e-mail address

rihova@biomed.cas.cz

Phone

+ 420-241-062-343 (sekretariát MBÚ AV ČR); + 420 2 41062345

Link

www.biomed.cas.cz

 

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Blanka Říhová

Blanka Říhová