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Starý Ivo

RNDr., CSc.
Born January 20, 1961 in Prague

  • Organic chemistry
  • Member of Learned Society since 2017

Educational and professional preparation

  • 1984 MSc (RNDr.) in bioorganic chemistry, Charles University, Prague (Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague)
  • 1990 PhD (CSc.) in organic chemistry (Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague, under supervision of Prof. P. Kočovský)
  • 1993/1994 postdoctoral fellow at Université de Genève, Switzerland (with Prof. E. P. Kündig)
  • 2000/2001 research assistant at University of Glasgow, United Kingdom (with Prof. P. Kočovský)

Employment and academic positions

  • 1900- Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague (2000-2006 research group leader, 2003-2006 head of the Department of Organic Chemistry, 2007- head of the senior research group)
  • 1997- teaching at the Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague (organic reaction mechanisms)

Membership in selected domestic scientific bodies

  • Czech Chemical Society

Membership and positions in selected international organizations and societies

  • 2012-2015 Editorial Board of Chirality
  • 2005-2015 International Advisory Board of The European Journal of Organic Chemistry
  • 2012- International Advisory Board of the European Symposium of Organic Chemistry (President Elect)

Notable awards

  • 1994 Alfred Bader Award (Czech Chemical Society)
  • 2003 Thieme Journal Award 2004
  • 2016 JSPS Invitation Fellowship for Research in Japan
  • 2016 IOCF Yoshida Lectureship 2016, Japan (International Organic Chemistry Foundation, Kyoto University)

Selected publications

  • Stetsovych, O.; Švec, M.; Vacek, J.; Vacek Chocholoušová, J.; Jančařík, A.; Rybáček, J.; Kosmider, K.; Stará, I. G.; Jelínek, P.; Starý, I. Nat. Chem. 2017, 9, 213–218. From helical to planar chirality by on-surface Chemistry.
  • Nejedlý, J.; Šámal, M.; Rybáček, J.; Tobrmanová, M.; Szydlo, F.; Coudret, C.; Neumeier, M.; Vacek, J.; Vacek Chocholoušová, J.; Buděšínský, M.; Šaman, D.; Bednárová, L.; Sieger, L.;] Stará, I. G.; Starý, I. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 5839–5843. The Synthesis of Long Oxahelicenes by Polycyclization in a Flow Reactor.
  • Šámal, M.; Chercheja, S.; Rybáček, J.; Vacek Chocholoušová, J., Vacek, J.; Bednárová, L.; Šaman, D.; Stará, I. G.; Starý I. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 8469–8474. An Ultimate Stereocontrol in Asymmetric Synthesis of Optically Pure Fully Aromatic Helicenes.
  • Buchta, M.; Rybáček, J.; Jančařík, A.; Kudale, A. A.; Buděšínský, M.; Chocholoušová, J. V.; Vacek, J.; Bednárová, L.; Císařová, I.; Bodwell, G. J.; Starý, I.; Stará, I. G. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21 (24), 8910–8917. Chimerical Pyrene-Based [7]Helicenes as Twisted Polycondensed Aromatics.
  • Chercheja, S.; Klívar, J.; Jančařík, A.; Rybáček, J.; Salzl, S.; Tarábek, J.; Pospíšil, L.; Vacek Chocholoušová, J.; Vacek, J.; Pohl, R.; Císařová, I.; Starý, I.; Stará, I. G. Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 8477–8482. The Use of Cobalt-Mediated Cycloisomerisation of Ynedinitriles in the Synthesis of Pyridazinohelicenes.
  • Jančařík, A.; Rybáček, J.; Cocq, K.; Vacek Chocholoušová, J.; Vacek, J.; Pohl, R.; Bednárová, L.; Fiedler, P.; Císařová, I.; Stará, I. G.; Starý, I. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2013, 52, 9970–9975. Rapid Access to Dibenzohelicenes and their Functionalized Derivatives.
  • Žádný, J.; Jančařík, A.; Andronova, A.; Šámal, M.; Vacek Chocholoušová, J.; Vacek,6 Jančařík, A.; Rybáček, J.; Cocq, K.; Vacek Chocholoušová, J.; Vacek, J.; Pohl, R.; Bednárová, L.; Fiedler, P.; Císařová, I.; Stará, I. G.; Starý, I. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 5857–5861. A General Approach to Optically Pure [5]-, [6]-, and [7]Heterohelicenes.
  • Sehnal, P.; Stará, I. G.; Šaman, D.; Tichý, M.; Míšek, J.; Cvačka, J.; Rulíšek, L.; Chocholoušová, J.; Vacek, J.; Goryl, G.; Szymonski, M.; Císařová, I.; Starý, I. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2009, 106, 13169–13174. An organometallic route to long helicenes.
  • Míšek, J.; Teplý, F.; Stará, I. G.; Tichý, M.; Šaman, D.; Císařová, I.; Vojtíšek, P.; Starý, I. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 3188–3191. A Straightforward Route to Helically Chiral N-Heteroaromatic Compounds: Practical Synthesis of Racemic 1,14-Diaza[5]helicene and Optically Pure 1- and 2-Aza[6]helicenes.
  • Teplý, F.; Stará, I. G.; Starý, I.; Kollárovič, A.; Šaman, D.; Rulíšek, L.; Fiedler, P. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 9175–9180. Synthesis of [5]-, [6]-, and [7]helicene via Ni(0)- or Co(I)- catalyzed isomerization of aromatic cis,cis-dienetriynes.

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26.06.20

Reaction to the case of Tomáš Hudlický: Members of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic support the freedom of expression

„We believe that free exchange of ideas is a key condition for the pursuit of truth and that the honest opinions should be scrutinized, challenged or rebutted but not censored or suppressed,“ say 45 members of the Learned Society in a statement regarding the retracted opinion paper by Prof. Tomáš Hudlický.

24.06.20

The letter by Jan Konvalinka to the President and Vice-Chancellor of the Brock University regarding the retracted article of Prof. Tomáš Hudlický

Opinions could and should be challenged, questioned or refuted but never silenced. In order to be able to think, we have to have the right to inquire, question and even offend or be mistaken,” writes Assoc. Prof. Jan Konvalinka, a biochemist at the IOCB Prague and the Vice-Rector of the Charles University, to Gervan Fearon.

27.11.19

Prof Miroslav Bárta receives the Česká hlava National Government Award

Learned Society member, Prof. Mgr. Miroslav Bárta, Dr. (Charles University Faculty of Arts) received the Česká hlava (Czech Head) National Government Award on 25 November 2019. A renowned Czech Egyptologist and archaeologist, Professor Bárta researches the history of ancient civilisations, the human relationship to the natural environment, and also for many years the evolution of complex societies. He leads the Czech Institute of Egyptology for archaeological and environmental research in Egypt and Sudan. His principal research interest is the period of the pyramid builders of the Old Kingdom.