Calendar

09.04.2019

Public lecture

Arranged by: Section III, Biological and Medical Sciences  Lecture: Doc. Jan Pokorný: The Neglected Role of Vegetation in Distributing Solar Energy and Shaping Climate

23.04.2019

Meeting

2nd segment: arranged by Section I, Mathematics and Physical Sciences Lecture: Prof. RNDr. Martin Loebl, CSc. (Charles University Faculty of Mathematics and Physics): “Paths”The lecture is to be held on 23 April 2019 from 4:00 pm in rooms 205 and 206 of the Czech Academy of Sciences building, Národní 3, Prague 1.

20. – 21.05.2019

XXV AGM

20. 5 Karolinum – all day, evening: Vila Lanna21. 5. CAS building, all day

Rejmánek Marcel

Prof., RNDr., PhD.
Born June 5, 1946 in Hradci Králové

  • Ecology, botany
  • Member of Learned Society since 2005

Educational and professional preparation:

  • 1964, graduated, twelve-year school, Hradec Králové;
  • 1964-1969, Faculty of Science, Charles University (botany);
  • 1970, RNDr, Faculty of Science, CU (botany);
  • 1977, Csc., Faculty of Science, CU (plant ecology)

Employment and academic positions:

  • 1969-1975, postgraduate student, Faculty of Science, Charles University;
  • 1971-1977 Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, CU;
  • 1977-1978, researcher, Institute of Radioecology and Applied Nuclear Techniques, Košice;
  • 1978-1983, Head of the Department of Biomathematics, CSAS, České Budějovice;
  • 1984 Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental Statistics, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge (LSU);
  • 1984-1985 Research Associate Professor, Department of Marine Sciences and Center for Wetland Resources, LSU;
  • 1986-1988 Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, University of California, Davis (UCD);
  • 1989-1992 Associate Professor, UCD;
  • od r. 1993 Professor, Section of Evolution and Ecology, UCD.

Membership and positions in selected international organizations and societies:

  • 1978-present, Member, The Ecological Society of America
  • 1981-1984, Member, System Analysis Working Group, UNESCO
  • 1983-1987, Member of the Steering Committee, The Ecology of Biological Invasions, SCOPE International Program
  • 1993-1994, Member, Working Group on Ecosysyem Function and Biodiversity in Tropical Forests, NSF
  • 1997-2001, Member of the Steering Committee, Global Invasive Species Program, IUCN/SCOPE/CABI
  • 1978-present, Member, Botanical Society of America
  • 2001-present, Member, The IUCN Invasive Species Specialists Working Group
  • 2002-present, Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee, Research Center for Biodiversity, Academia Sinica, Taipei
  • 2002-present, Member, The Ecological Society of America Vegetation Classification Panel
  • 1992-present, Member of the Editorial Board, Folia Geobotanica
  • 1998-present, Member of the Editorial Board, Diversity and Distributions
  • 2000-present, Editor, Ecology Letters

Notable awards:

  • 2001, Prize, Promotionion of Education, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice
  • 2005, Invited Keanote Speaker, XVII International Botanical Congress, Vienna
  • 2006 Prize, Promotionion of Education and Research, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Praha 

Selected publications:

  • Brewer, S. and M. Rejmanek. 1999. Small rodents are significant dispersers of tree seeds in a Neotropical forest. Journal of Vegetation Science 10: 206-215.
  • Grotkopp, E., Rejmanek, M. and T.L. Rost 2002. Toward a causal explanation of plant invasiveness: seedling growth and life-history strategies of 29 pine (Pinus) species. American Naturalist 159: 396-419.
  • Grotkopp, E., Rejmánek, M., Sanderson, M.J. and T.L. Rost, 2004. Evolution of genome size in pines (Pinus) and its life-history correlates: a supertree analyses. Evolution 58: 1705-1729.
  • Rejmánek, M. 1989. Invasibility of plant communities. J.A. Drake, F. DiCastri, R.H. Groves, F.J. Kruger, H.A. Mooney, M. Rejmánek and M.H. Williamson (Eds.) Ecology of Biological Invasions: A Global Perspective. Wiley, New York. Pp. 369-388.
  • Rejmánek, M., Kindlman, P. and J. Lepš, 1983. Increase of stability with connectance in model competition communities. Journal of Theoretical Biology 101: 649-656.
  • Rejmánek, M., Rejmánková, E. and W. Holzner, 2004. Species diversity of plant communities on calcareous screes: the role of intermediate disturbance. Preslia 76: 207-222.
  • Rejmánek, M. and D.M. Richardson, 1996. What attributes make some plant species more invasive? Ecology 77: 2655-1661.
  • Rejmánek, M., Richardson, D. M., Higgins, S. I., Pitcairn, M. J., Grotkopp, E. 2005. Ecology of invasive plants: State of the art. In: Mooney, H. A.; McNeely, J. A., Nevile, L.; Schei, P. J.; Waage, J. K. (eds) Invasive Alien Species: Searching for Solutions. Island Press, Washington, D.C., pp. 104-161.
  • Rejmánek, M., Sasser, C.E. and J.G. Gosseling, 1987. Modeling of vegetation dynamics in the Mississippi deltaic plain. Vegetatio 69: 133-140.
  • Rejmánek, M. and P. Starý, 1979. Connectance in real biotic communities and critical values for stability of model ecosystems. Nature 280: 111-113.

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News

14.03.19

Invitation to a Learned Society plenary lecture open to the public

The Learned Society warmly invites you to a lecture by Prof. RNDr. Martin Loebl, CSc. (Charles University Faculty of Mathematics and Physics): “Paths”
The lecture is to be held on 23 April 2019 from 4:00 pm in rooms 205 and 206 of the Czech Academy of Sciences building, Národní 3, Prague 1.

10.03.19

Declaration of support for the student climate strikes

Declaration by the below signed members of the Learned Society and other scientists giving their support for the 15 March 2019 student climate strikes
Declaration (PDF, 36 kB)

04.02.19

Invitation to a Learned Society plenary lecture open to the public

The Learned Society warmly invites you to a lecture by PharmDr. Jitka Palich Fučíková (2nd Faculty of Medicine and Motol University Hospital): “Immunotherapy: the Present and Future”. The lecture is to be held on 19 February 2019 from 4.00 pm in Rooms 205 and 206 of the Czech Academy of Sciences building, Národní 3, Prague 1.