Prof. Jana Čopíková, PhD.


  • 2007 -  Full professor (Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague)
  • 2001 - Associate professor (Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague)
  • 1971 - Ph.D. (Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague)
  • 1966 - M.Sc. (Institute of Chemical Technology in Prague)

Working experience

  • 2007 – present: professor (UCT Prague)
  • 2001-2007: associate professor (ICT Prague)
  • 1975-2001: assistant professor (ICT Prague)
  • 1971-1974: research worker (Institute of Chemistry and Technology Prague)
  • 1966-1967: research worker (Food Research Institute, Prague)

Lecturing and Research Topics

  • Chemistry and analytical chemistry of carbohydrates: chromatographic methods
  • Polysaccharides
  • Technology of chocolate a confectionery
  • Supervisor of B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses

Membership in professional organisations

  • Member of the section of Oligosaccharides and Polysaccharides, ICUMSA (The International Commission for Uniform Methods of Sugar Analysis)
  • Head of the working group Carbohydrate Chemistry and Technology of the Czech Chemical Society
  • Representative of the Czech Republic in the Steering Committee EuroGlycoscience Forum (European Science Forum)

Chosen publications

    Copikova J., Taubner T., Tuma, J., et al. (2015): Cholesterol and fat lowering with hydrophobic polysaccharide derivatives. Carb. Polym. 116, 207-214.

    Taubner T., Synytsya A., Copikova J. (2015): Preparation of amidated derivatives of carboxymethylcellulose. Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 72, 11-18.

    Novák M., Čopíková J. et. al. (2012): Yeast β(1-3),(1-6)-d-glucan films: Preparation and characterization of some structural and physical properties. Carb. Polym. 87, 2496-2504.

    Blahovec. J., Hejlova A., Copikova J. (2011): Tensile Properties of Microbial beta-Glucan Films. Polym. Eng. Sci. 51, 2564-2570.

    Vesela A., Barros A.S., Synytsya A., Copikova J., et al. (2007): Infrared spectroscopy and outer product analysis for quantification of fat, nitrogen, and moisture of cocoa powder. Anal. Chim. Acta. 601, 77-86.

Citation index

  • Sum of the times cited: 703
  • Sum of times cited without self-citation: 619
  • h-index: 14


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