Tomáš Čajka



Research activities
  • Metabolomics
  • Lipidomics
  • Fluxomics
  • Cheminformatics
  • Chemometrics

Professional experience
  • since 04/2018: Head, Laboratory of Translational Metabolism, Institute of Physiology (IPHYS) of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS), Prague, Czech Republic
  • since 12/2017: HeadLaboratory of Metabolomics, Institute of Physiology (IPHYS) of the Czech Academy of Sciences (CAS), Prague, Czech Republic
  • 07/2015–11/2017: Specialist at Genome Center, College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, USA
  • 10/2012–06/2015: Associate Specialist at Genome Center, College of Biological Sciences, University of California, Davis, USA
  • 9/201210/2014: Associate Professor (part-time) in the Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology, Department of Food Analysis and Nutrition, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 6/2010–8/2012: Associate Professor in the Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology, Department of Food Analysis and Nutrition (Department of Food Chemistry and Analysis), Prague, Czech Republic
  • 4/2009–5/2010: Assistant Professor in the Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology, Department of Food Chemistry and Analysis, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 9/2005–3/2009: Assistant in the Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology, Department of Food Chemistry and Analysis, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 4/2004–8/2012: Analyst of the Metrological and Testing Laboratory of the Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Czech Republic

Education

  • 6/2010: Habilitation Thesis: Mass Spectrometry for the Effective Assessment of Food Quality and Safety
  • 7/20022/2009: PhD study in Food Chemistry and Analysis, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology, Department of Food Chemistry and Analysis, Prague, Czech Republic; PhD Thesis: Novel approaches to streamlining gas chromatographic analysis of food and environmental contaminants
  • 9/1999–6/2002: BSc study in Teaching of Technical Subjects, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Department of Social Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
  • 9/1997–6/2002: MSc study in Food Chemistry and Analysis, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology, Department of Food Chemistry and Analysis, Prague, Czech Republic

Foreign research stays
  • 4/2007: Chemisches Labor Dr. Wirts und Partner, Sachverständigen GmbH, Hanover, Germany
  • 8–9/2004: United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, Eastern Regional Research Center, Wyndmoor, PA, USA
  • 8/2003: Central Science Laboratory, York, UK
  • 8/2001: The Netherlands Institute for Fisheries Research, IJmuiden, The Netherlands


Awards
  • 2018: The Top 40 Under 40 Power List (web)
  • 2007: The Ioannes Marcus Marci Spectroscopic Society: The Young Authors’ Best Paper in Spectroscopy (Gas Chromatography–Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry: An Effective Analytical Tool in the Analysis of Complex Food and Environmental Matrices(PDF)

Researcher ID
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-9728-3355 (web)
  • ResearcherID: A-8914-2008 (web)
  • Scopus: 6506694491 (web)
  • ResearchGate (web)
  • GoogleScholar (web)