Cutting-edge science for health

Institute Management

Director: MUDr. Jan Kopecký, DrSc.

Deputy Director for Science: MUDr. Jiří Paleček, CSc.

Deputy Director for Education and Science Support: Prof. RNDr. Jiří Pácha, DrSc.

Deputy Director for Administration: Ing. Petra Janečková


Board of Institute of Physiology CAS


Chairperson: Doc. PharmDr. Alena Sumová, DSc.

Deputy Chairperson: RNDr. Ivana Vaněčková, DSc.


Internal Members:

Doc. MUDr. Lucie Bačáková, CSc.

Prof. RNDr. František Kolář, CSc.

Prof. RNDr. Aleš Stuchlík, Ph.D.

RNDr. Hana Sychrová, DrSc.


External Members:

Prof. RNDr. Jan Černý, Ph.D. (Charles University)

Prof. Ing. Martin Fusek, Ph.D. (IOCB)

RNDr. Vladimír Kořínek, CSc. (IMG)

Secretary: Mgr. Adéla Pecková, Ph.D.


Supervisory Board of Institute of Physiology CAS


Chairperson: RNDr. Zdeněk Havlas, DrSc. (IOCB)

Deputy Chairperson: RNDr. Jaroslav Kuneš, DrSc. (IPHYS)


Mgr. Ing. Jindřich Hroch

Prof. MUDr. Zuzana Červinková, CSc.

Doc. MUDr. Vojtěch Melenovský, CSc.

Secretary: Ing. Petra Janečková


International Advisory Board of Institute of Physiology CAS



Prof. Adam Szewczyk 
Head of the Laboratory of Intracellular Ion Channels, Chair of the Scientific Council at Nencki Institute,

Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Prof. Bryndis Birnir, PhD
Professor at the Department of Medical Cell Biology, University of Uppsala, Sweden

Prof. Dr. Matthias Blüher
Director of the Helmholtz Institute for Metabolic, Obesity and Vascular Research, Leipzig, Germany

Prof. Dr. med. Pontus Persson
Director of the Institute of Vegetative Physiology, Editor in Chief of Acta Physiologica, Berlin, Germany

Prof. Marianne Schultzberg, PhD
Professor of clinical neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden