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Lenka Plavcová

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My background
EDUCATION


  • PhD in Forest Biology and Management 2008-2012
    University of Alberta, Dept. of Renewable Resources, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Advisor: Dr. Uwe Hacke

  • MSc in Experimental Biology, specialization in Plant Physiology (with honors) 2006-2008
    University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, the Czech Republic
    Advisor: Dr. Jiří Šantrůček

  • BSc in Biology (with honors) 2003-2006
    University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, the Czech Republic
    Advisor: Dr. Jiří Šantrůček

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE


  • Humboldt Research Fellow - 04/2013 to 03/2015
    Institute for Systematic Botany and Ecology, Ulm University, Ulm, Germany

  • Postdoctoral Research Assistant - 09/2012 to 03/2013
    Institute for Hydraulic and Water Resources Engineering, Vienna Univ. of Technology, Vienna, Austria

  • Graduate Research Assistant - 2008 to 2012
    Plant Water Laboratory, Univ. of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

  • Undergraduate and Graduate Research Assistant - 2006 to 2008
    Stable Isotope Laboratory, Univ. of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, the Czech Republic

  • Summer Research Assistant - August 2006
    Technical Univ. of Munich, Germany

TEACHING EXPERIENCE


  • Teaching Assistant for Plant Science -2009, 2010 (two terms)
    Univ. of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

  • Teaching Assistant for Plant Physiology - 2007, 2008 (two terms)
    Univ. of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, the Czech Republic

ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS


  • Research Bonus from Ulm University and Ulm University Society (2013)
  • Humboldt Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany (2013-2015)
  • Honorable Mention in The Ragai Ibrahim Award recognizing excellence in publication by graduate students, Canadian Society of Plant Biologists (2012)
  • Herbert and Jeannette Hall Graduate Scholarship in Forestry, Univ. of Alberta (2011)
  • Al Brannan Memorial Graduate Scholarship in Forestry, Univ. of Alberta (2011)
  • J. Gordin Kaplan Graduate Student Award, Univ. of Alberta (2011)
  • William H. McCardell Memorial Scholarship in Forest Science, Univ. of Alberta (2010)
  • Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Science Scholarship, SVU Edmonton (2010-2011)
  • Professional Development Grant, GSA Univ. of Alberta (2010)
  • Duff Travel Award, Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists (2010)
  • Provost Doctoral Entrance Award, Univ. of Alberta (2008-2009)
  • Rector Award, Univ. of South Bohemia (2008)
  • Dean Award, Univ. of South Bohemia (2008)
  • Academic Achievement Scholarship, Univ. of South Bohemia (2006-2008)
  • Best Poster Award, SIBAE-BASIN Conference, Tomar, Portugal (2006)