Petr Svoboda

Petr Svoboda portrait

Institute of Molecular Genetics

Petr Svoboda is a junior group leader at the Institute of Molecular Genetics AS CR in Prague since 2007. He studies post-transcriptional regulations during oocyte-to-zygote transition and the role of small RNAs in embryonic stem cells. He received Ph.D at the University of Pennsylvania where he studied RNA interference in mouse oocytes in Richard Schultz group. During his postdoc in Witold Filipowicz group at the FMI in Basel, he studied RNA silencing in mammalian cells.