Jan Balvan

_DSC0924PHD IN PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGICAL PHYSIOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF PATHOLOGICAL PHYSIOLOGY,
FACULTY OF MEDICINE, MASARYK UNIVERSITY

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Dr. Balvan, PhD is a Researcher at department of Physiology at Masaryk University. Concurrently he works at Tescan Orsay Holding as Application Specialist for light microscopy. He is a part of the research team “Masarik Cancer Research Lab” headed by RNDr. Michal Masařík, PhD. Dr. Balvan is interested in several aspects of the cell biology, encompassing the morphology parameters that underpin cancer cell death, in all its forms; the adaptive responses whereby cancer cells face adverse conditions and chemotherapeutic challenges, including autophagy, and cell-in-cell structures; and time-lapse monitoring of cell population with the use of quantitative phase imaging (holographic microscopy).

Curiculum Vitae

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name Jan Balvan
Address Department of Physiology
Faculty of Medicine
Masaryk University
Kamenice 5, 62500, Brno, Czech Republic
EDUCATION
 2013–2017 PhD
Physiology and Pathological Physiology
Masaryk University, Brno
2013 RNDr.
Biochemistry,
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University
2011–2013 Master’s degree program (Mgr.)
Biomolecular chemistry
Masaryk University, Brno
2008–2011 Bachelor program (Bc.)
Biochemistry
Masaryk University, Brno
SCIENTIFIC CAREER
2015–onwards TESCAN Orsay Holding a.s.
Aplication specialist for light microscopy
2010–2015 Masaryk University, Brno
Part of the research team “Masarik Cancer Research Lab” headed by RNDr. Michal Masařík, PhD
Scientific worker, research activities on molecular biology of cancer
2010–2011 Elementary School Orechov
Teacher of chemistry in 6.–9. class
2010 Copper River Seafoods, Anchorage, USA
Quality control, administration