Julie Dobrovolná and Jakub Hofman: new professors at RECETOX
On Wednesday, June 17, the President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman signed the appointment decrees of new university professors. We are very pleased that among them are two representatives of the RECETOX Research center at Masaryk University. The highest academic titles awarded in the Czech Republic were awarded to Julie Dobrovolná and Jakub Hofman who head the Molecular Metabolism and Chronic Diseases, and the Soil Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology research groups at RECETOX, respectively.
They are among 80 newly appointed professors for whom the appointment decrees was signed, based on proposals from respective university scientific and artistic councils. In all, thirteen professors from Masaryk University were newly appointed.
Julie Dobrovolná was named Professor in the field of Pathological Physiology and Jakub Hofman Professor in the field of Ecotoxicology. The appointments will be ceremoniously awarded by the Minister of Education, Youth and Sports, Mr. Robert Plaga in the Karolinum at Charles University on Thursday 2 July at 11 am.
Congratulations to all newly appointed professors. We wish them many career and personal successes in the future.
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