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Invitation to the Dissertation Defence of Pavel Vodička, M.D., PhD.

Published 07. 09. 2022

We would like to invite you to the Dissertation Defence of Pavel Vodička, M.D., PhD., which will take place on September 14 2022, at 1:00 p.m. in the Turquoise Auditorium of the IEM CAS. The Dissertation Defence is a public event. 

Based on a successful defence, the committee chairman will submit a proposal for the award of the scientific degree "Research Professor" (Res. Prof.) to the Committee for the Research Professor Degree. The award of the degree is decided by the Council for Sciences of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS). 

The scientific degree "Research Professor" (Res. Prof.) was established by a resolution of the twenty-first session of the Academy Assembly convened on December 18, 2002. The Academy awards the scientific degree of Research Professor to scientists in recognition of "their outstanding and original scientific work, contributing to the advancement of research in a specific scientific field and characterising the awardee as a scientist of recognising stature ". For more information, please visit the website: 


We wish Pavel Vodička the best of luck and much success in his defence. An Award of this extraordinary scientific degree will be a well-deserved reward for his long-standing and outstanding scientific career in cancer research.    


Thesis Title:

Genetic, molecular and environmental factors involved in the risk of colorectal malignancies, their prognosis and therapy response 


  • Dr. Bořivoj Vojtěšek, DSc. / The Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute, Brno, Czech Republic
  • Prof. Karel Smetana, M.D., PhD. / 1st Medical Faculty of Charles University, Prague
  • Prof. Dr. Ondřej Slabý, PhD. / Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University in Brno


Thesis to  download

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