Mgr. et Mgr. Adam Bajgar, Ph.D.


Born: 1984, Olomouc, Czech Republic,
Employment:
- Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice.
- The Chemical Robotics Laboratory, Department of chemical engineering, University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague.
Position: Assistant professor (MSc. degree finished in 2008; Ph.D. degree finished in 2013)
E-mail contact: bajgaa00@prf.jcu.cz

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EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC CARRER
2016 – present Tutor of course: Advanced methods in Molecular Biology,
2013 – present Tutor of course: Basic methods in Molecular Biology,
2012 – 2016 present Junior postdoc research position, University of South Bohemia,
2008 – 2013 – PhD. study (Molecular biology), University of South Bohemia, Institute of Entomology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic;
2003 – 2008 – M.Sc. (zoology), M.Sc. (physiology) University of South Bohemia, Czech Republic

SCIENTIFIC GROUP LEADERSHIP
2016 – until now – Independent position on Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Excellent results of group members:
Krejčová G. – winner of scientific image competition (2017, 2018), Price of rector for excellent scientific
results (2018), Awarded by student grant for scientific project GAJU (2019-2020), Awarded for the best
presentation on departmental retreat (2018).
Šokčevičová H. – Price of rector for excellent scientific results (2018).

SCIENTIFIC EXPERIENCES
02/2019 Invited talk – Department of Medicine, Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden.
02/2018 94. Physiological days, Pilsen, Czech Republic.
05/2017 Integrating Physiology and Metabolism, Keystone symposia, Dublin.
01/2016 92. Physiological days, C.B., Czech Republic.
10/2015 European Drosophila Research Conference, Heidelberg, Germany.

WORK EXPERIENCES
01/2018 – until now - Department of chemical engin., University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague.
01/2016 – 01/2019 - Institute of Entomology Biology Centre ASCR.
07/2012 – until now Faculty of Sciences, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics,
06/2008 –01/2013 Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCR.
09/2006 – 06/2008 Department of zoology (Charles University).

LIST OF SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Krejcova G, Danielova A, Nedbalova P, Kazek M, Strych L, Chawla G, Tennessen JM, Lieskovská J, Jindra M, Dolezal T, Bajgar A (2019) Drosophila macrophages switch to aerobic glycolysis to mount effective antibacterial defense. eLife 14;8. pii: e50414. doi: 10.7554/eLife.50414.

Bajgar, A. and Dolezal T. (2018) Extracellular adenosine modulates host-pathogen interactions through regulation of systemic metabolism during immune response in Drosophila. PLOS PATHOGENS
Volume: 14, Issue: 4, Article Number: e1007022, Published: APR 2018.

Morgantini C.,....,Krejčová G., Bajgar A. and Aouadi M. (2019) Liver macrophages regulate systemic metabolism through non-inflammatory factors. NATURE METABOLISM, Published - 25 March 2019

Bajgar A, Kucerova K, Jonatova L, Tomcala A, Schneedorferova I, Okrouhlik J, et al. (2015) Extracellular Adenosine Mediates a Systemic Metabolic Switch during Immune Response. PLoS Biol
13(4): e1002135.

Smýkal V., Bajgar A., et al. (2014) Juvenile hormone signaling during reproduction and development of the linden bug, Pyrrhocoris apterus. Insect Biochem Mol biol, vol. 45, 69-76. (equal contribution for two
first authors)

Bajgar A., Dolezel D., and Hodkova M. (2013) Endocrine regulation of non-circadian behavior of circadian genes in insect gut. Journal of Insect Physiology, 51, 9, 881-886.

Bajgar A., Jindra M., and Dolezel D. (2013) Autonomous regulation of the insect gut by circadian genes acting downstream of juvenile hormone signaling PNAS, 110, 11, 4416-21.

Bajgar A. 2013. Circadian Genes and Regulation of Diapause in Insect. Ph.D. Thesis Series, University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science, School of Doctoral Studies in Biological Sciences, České Budějovice, Czech Republic.

Berec M., Bajgar A. (2011) Choosy outsiders? Satellite males associate with sexy hosts in the european tree frog Hyla arborea. Acta Zoologica Hungaricae. 57,3, 247/ 254. (equal contribution for two first authors)

Kobelkova A., Bajgar A., and Dolezel D. (2010) Functional Molecular Analysis of a Circadian Clock Gene timeless Promoter from the Drosophilid Fly Chymomyza costata. J Biol Rhythms. Dec., 25, 6.

COLLABORATIONS
- Jason Tennessen, Ph.D., Department of biology, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA
- Myriam Aouadi, Ph.D., Department of Medicine, Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
- Prof. František Stěpánek, Ph.D., Department of chemical engineering, UCT, Prague.
- Lukáš Kučera, Ph.D., Czech Centre for Phenogenomics, Prague, Czech Republic