Tel: 58 563 4427, E-mail: ales.panacek@upol.cz, Room: 3.042

Research interests

  • Synthesis and characterization (TEM, DLS) of metal nanoparticles and nanocomposites
  • Biomedical and environmental applications of metal nanoparticles and nanocomposites
  • Application of nanoparticles and nanocomposites in heterogeneous catalysis
  • Application of nanoparticles and nanocomposites in Raman spectroscopy

Education

  • 1997 – 02 M.Sc. Physical Education – Chemistry, Palacký University, Olomouc
  • 2002 – 06 Ph.D., Physical chemistry, Palacký University, Olomouc
  • 2005 RNDr., Physical chemistry, Palacký University, Olomouc
  • 2014 doc.(assoc. prof.), Physical chemistry, Palacký University, Olomouc

Employment

  • 2005 – present time – Senior Lecturer, Department of Physical Chemistry, Palacký University, Olomouc
  • 2015 – Doc. (Associate Prof.), Palacký University, Olomouc
  • 2015 – Senior Researcher, Regional Centre of Advanced Technologies and Materials, Olomouc

International experience

  • 2012 Stay at Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel (A. Gedanken)
  • 2013 Stay at Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, USA (S. Vajda)
  • 2013 Stay at Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal (CReSA), Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain (Virginia Aragón Fernández)

Cooperation

  • A. Gedanken, Stay at Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • S. Vajda, Stay at Argonne National Laboratory, Chicago, USA
  • V. Aragon, Centre de Recerca en Sanitat Animal, Barcelona, Spain
  • H. P. Wendel, Department of Thoracic, Cardiac and Vascular Surgery, Clinical Research Laboratory, University Hospital Tuebingen, Germany
  • G. Plaza, Institute for Ecology of Industrial Areas, Environmental Microbiology Department
  • Dr. Dimitra Lambropoulou, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece – photocatalytical activity of nanomaterials
  • P. Praus, VŠB-Technical University, Ostrava, CZ – preparation and characterization of nanomaterials
  • M. Dušinská, Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Kjeller, Norway – toxicity of nanoparticles
  • Dr. Alena Gabelová, Cancer Research Institute SAV, Bratislava, Slovakia – toxicity of nanoparticles
  • M. Kolář, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Palacky University, Czech Republic
  • K. Urbánek, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Palacky University, Czech Republic
  • H. Kolářová, Department of medical biophysics, Faculty of Medicine, Palacky University, Czech Republic
  • Prof. Milan Melicherčík, UMB Banská Bystrica, Slovakia – environmental polution
  • And others

Grants, projects

  • GACR 15-22248S In vitro, in vivo and in silico study on overcoming bacterial resistance via combination of antibiotics with silver nanoparticles and silver compounds
  • GACR P304/10/1316 In vitro and in vivo study of antimicrobial activity and toxicity of silver nanoparticles, nanocomposites and materials based on silver nanoparticles
  • AV ČR KAN101630651 Preparation of nano-films and nano-coatings on textiles using plasma surface treatment at atmospheric pressure
  • MSM6198959223 New possibilities of diagnostics and immunomodulation in infectious diseases and immunopathological conditions
  • MSM6198959218 Coordination compounds and oxides of transition metals for bioapplications and nanotechnologies
  • TAČR TE02000006, Centre for alternative environment friendly high effective polymer antimicrobial agents for industrial applications
  • TAČR TE01020218, Environmental friendly nanotechnologies and biotechnologies in water and soil treatment
  • TAČR TA03011368 Development of ready-to-use commercial substrate for surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Publications

2021

  1. Malá Z, Žárská L, Bajgar R, Bogdanová K, Kolář M, Panáček A, Binder S, Kolářová H: The application of antimicrobial photodynamic inactivation on methicillin-resistant S. aureus and ESBL-producing K. pneumoniae using porphyrin photosensitizer in combination with silver nanoparticles. Photodiagn. Photodyn. Ther., 33, 102140, 2021. (DOI)
  2. Mistrik M, Skrott Z, Muller P, Panáček A, Hochvaldová L, Chroma K, Buchtová T, Vandová V, Kvítek L, Bártek J: Microthermal-induced subcellular-targeted protein damage in cells on plasmonic nanosilver-modified surfaces evokes a two-phase HSP-p97/VCP response Nat. Commun., 12, 713 , 2021. (DOI)
  3. Panáček D, Hochvaldová L, Bakandritsos A, Malina T, Langer M, Belza J, Martincová J, Večeřová R, Lazar P, Poláková K, Kolařík J, Válková L, Kolář M, Otyepka M, Panáček A, Zbořil R: Silver Covalently Bound to Cyanographene Overcomes Bacterial Resistance to Silver Nanoparticles and Antibiotics. Adv. Sci., 8(12), 2003090, 2021. (DOI)
  4. Ženata O, Panáček A, Kvítek L, Vrzal R: The impact of graphene oxide on androgen receptor signalling in prostate cancer cells. CHEMOSPHERE, 269, 128759, 2021. (DOI)

2020

  1. Malá Z, Žárská L, Bajgar R, Bogdanová K, Kolář M, Panáček A, Binder S, Kolářová H: The Application of Antimicrobial Photodynamic Inactivation on methicillin-resistant S. aureus and ESBL-producing K. pneumoniae using porphyrin photosensitizer in combination with silver nanoparticles Photodiagn. Photodyn. Ther., 33, 102140, 2020. (DOI)

2018

  1. Chupani L, Niksirat H, Velíšek J, Stará A, Hradilová S, Kolařík J, Panáček A, Zusková E: Chronic dietary toxicity of zinc oxide nanoparticles in common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.): Tissue accumulation and physiological responses. Ecotoxicol. Environ. Saf., 147, 110-116, 2018. (DOI)
  2. Halder A, Kiliánová M, Yang B, Tyo EC, Seifert S, Prucek R, Panáček A, Suchomel P, Tomanec O, Gosztola DJ, Milde D, Wang H, Kvítek L, Zbořil R, Vajda Š: Highly Efficient Cu-Decorated Iron Oxide Nanocatalyst for Low Pressure CO2 Conversion. Appl. Catal., B, 225, 128-138, 2018. (DOI)
  3. Panáček A, Kvítek L, Smékalová M, Večeřová R, Kolář M, Röderová M, Dyčka F, Šebela M, Prucek R, Tomanec O, Zbořil R: Bacterial resistance to silver nanoparticles and how to overcome it. Nat. Nanotechnol., 13, 65–71, 2018. (DOI)
  4. Smékalová M, Panáček A, Jančula D, Maršálek B, Kolařík J, Prucek R, Kvítek L, Zbořil R: Culture medium mediated aggregation and re-crystallization of silver nanoparticles reduce their toxicity. Appl. Mater. Today, 12, 198–206, 2018. (DOI)
  5. Suchomel P, Kvítek L, Prucek R, Panáček A, Halder A, Vajda Š, Zbořil R: Simple size-controlled synthesis of Au nanoparticles and their size-dependent catalytic activity. Sci. Rep., 8, 4589, 2018. (DOI)

2017

  1. Pařil P, Baar J, Čermák P, Rademacher P, Prucek R, Sivera M, Panáček A: Antifungal effects of copper and silver nanoparticles against white and brown-rot fungi. J. Mater. Sci., 52(5), 2720–2729, 2017. (DOI)

2016

  1. Gallo J, Panáček A, Prucek R, Kriegova E, Hradilová S, Hobza M, Holinka M: Silver Nanocoating Technology in the Prevention of Prosthetic Joint Infection. Materials , 9(5), 337, 2016. (DOI)
  2. Jiravová J, Tománková Bartoň K, Harvanová M, Malina L, Malohlava J, Luhová L, Panáček A, Manisová B, Kolářová H: The effect of silver nanoparticles and silver ions on mammalian and plant cells in vitro. Food Chem. Toxicol., 96, 50–61, 2016. (DOI)
  3. Panáček A, Smékalová M, Večeřová R, Bogdanová K, Röderová M, Kolář M, Kilianová M, Hradilová Š, Froning JP, Havrdová M, Prucek R, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Silver nanoparticles strongly enhance and restore bactericidal activity of inactive antibiotics against multiresistant Enterobacteriaceae. Colloids Surf., B, 142, 392–399, 2016. (DOI)
  4. Smékalová M, Aragon V, Panáček A, Prucek R, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Enhanced antibacterial effect of antibiotics in combination with silver nanoparticles against animal pathogens. Vet. J., 209, 174–179, 2016. (DOI)
  5. Suchomel P, Prucek R, Černá K, Fargašová A, Panáček A, Gedanken A, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Highly efficient silver particle layers on glass substrate synthesized by the sonochemical method for surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy purposes. Ultrason. Sonochem., 32, 165–172, 2016. (DOI)

2015

  1. Chládková B, Evgenidou E, Kvítek L, Panáček A, Zbořil R, Kovář P, Lambropoulou D: Adsorption and photocatalysis of nanocrystalline TiO2 particles for Reactive Red 195 removal: effect of humic acids, anions and scavengers. Environ. Sci. Pollut. R., 22(21), 16514-16524, 2015. (DOI)
  2. Fargašová A, Prucek R, Ranc V, Panáček A, Kvítek L, Zbořil R: Influence of various chloride ion concentrations on silver nanoparticle transformations and effectiveness in surface enhanced Raman scattering for different excitation wavelengths. RSC Adv., 5(13), 9737-9744, 2015. (DOI)
  3. Hradilová Š, Havrdová M, Panáček A, Kvítek L, Zbořil R: Hsp70 as an indicator of stress in the cells after contact with nanoparticles. J. Phys. Conf. Ser., 617, 1-8, 2015. (DOI)
  4. Panáček A, Smékalová M, Kiliánová M, Prucek R, Bogdanová K, Večeřová R, Kolář M, Havrdová M, Płaza AG, Chojniak J, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Strong and Nonspecific Synergistic Antibacterial Efficiency of Antibiotics Combined with Silver Nanoparticles at Very Low Concentrations Showing No Cytotoxic Effect. Molecules, 21(1), 2015. (DOI)
  5. Płaza GA, Chojniak J, Mendrek B, Trzebicka B, Kvítek L, Panáček A, Prucek R, Zbořil R, Paraszkiewicz K, Bernat P: Synthesis of silver nanoparticles by Bacillus subtilis T-1 growing on agro-industrial wastes and producing biosurfactant. IET Nanobiotechnol., 2015. (DOI)
  6. Suchomel P, Kvítek L, Panáček A, Prucek R, Hrbáč J, Večeřová R, Zbořil R: Comparative Study of Antimicrobial Activity of AgBr and Ag Nanoparticles (NPs). PLOS ONE, 10(3), 1-15, 2015. (DOI)

2014

  1. Panáček A, Kiliánová M, Prucek R, Husičková V, Večeřová R, Kolář M, Kvítek L, Zbořil R: Preparation and in vitro Bactericidal and Fungicidal Efficiency of NanoSilver / Methylcellulose Hydrogel. Int. J. Chem. Mol. Nuc. Mat. Metal. Eng., 8(6), 499-504, 2014. (DOI)
  2. Panáček A, Prucek R, Hrbáč J, Nevečná T, Šteffková J, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Polyacrylate-Assisted Size Control of Silver Nanoparticles and Their Catalytic Activity. Chem. Mater., 26(3), 1332-1339, 2014. (DOI)
  3. Prucek R, Panáček A, Filip J, Kvítek L, Zbořil R: Polyacrylate Modified Copper Nanoparticles with Controlled Size. Int. J. Chem. Mol. Nuc. Mat. Metal. Eng., 8(6), 509-515, 2014. (DOI)
  4. Prucek R, Ranc V, Balzerová O, Panáček A, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Preparation of silver particles and its application for surface enhanced Raman scattering with near-infrared excitation. Mater. Res. Bull., 50, 63-67, 2014. (DOI)
  5. Sivera M, Kvítek L, Soukupová J, Panáček A, Prucek R, Večeřová R, Zbořil R: Silver Nanoparticles Modified by Gelatin with Extraordinary pH Stability and Long-Term Antibacterial Activity. PLoS ONE, 9(8), e103675, 2014. (DOI)
  6. Veverková L, Hradilová Š, Milde D, Panáček A, Skopalová J, Kvítek L, Petrželová K, Zbořil R: Accurate determination of silver nanoparticles in animal tissues by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. Spectrochim. Acta B., 102, 7-11, 2014. (DOI)

2013

  1. Karlíková M, Kvítek L, Prucek R, Panáček A, Filip J, Pechoušek J, Adegboyega NF: The Catalytic Behaviour of NanoAg@montmorillonite Composite Materials. Physics Procedia, 44, 231-237, 2013. (DOI)
  2. Kilianová M, Prucek R, Filip J, Kolařík J, Kvítek L, Panáček A, Tuček J, Zbořil R: Remarkable efficiency of ultrafine superparamagnetic iron(III) oxide nanoparticles toward arsenate removal from aqueous environment. Chemosphere, 93(11), 2690-2697, 2013. (DOI)
  3. Krajewski S, Prucek R, Panáček A, Avci-Adali M, Nolte A, Straub A, Zbořil R, Wendel HP, Kvítek L: Hemocompatibility evaluation of different silver nanoparticle concentrations employing a modified Chandler-loop in vitro assay on human blood. Acta Biomater., 9(7), 7460-7468, 2013. (DOI)
  4. Panáček A, Balzerová A, Prucek R, Ranc V, Večeřová R, Husičková V, Pechoušek J, Filip J, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Preparation, characterization and antimicrobial efficiency of Ag/PDDA-diatomite nanocomposite. Colloids Surf., B, 110, 191-198, 2013. (DOI)

2012

  1. Marková Z, Šišková K, Filip J, Šafářová K, Prucek R, Panáček A, Kolář M, Zbořil R: Chitosan-based synthesis of magnetically-driven nanocomposites with biogenic magnetite core, controlled silver size, and high antimicrobial activity. Green Chem., 14(9), 2550-2558, 2012. (DOI)
  2. Prucek R, Ranc V, Kvítek L, Panáček A, Zbořil R, Kolář M: Reproducible discrimination between Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria using surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy with infrared excitation. Analyst, 137(12), 2866-2870, 2012. (DOI)

2011

  1. Kvítek L, Panáček A, Prucek R, Soukupová J, Vaníčkova M, Kolář M, Zbořil R: Antibacterial activity and toxicity of silver – nanosilver versus ionic silver. J. Phys. Conf. Ser., 304, 012029, 2011. (DOI)
  2. Panáček A, Prucek R, Šafářová D, Dittrich M, Richtrova J, Benicková K, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Acute and Chronic Toxicity Effects of Silver Nanoparticles (NPs) on Drosophila melanogaster. Environ. Sci. Technol., 45(11), 4974-4979, 2011. (DOI)
  3. Praus P, Kozák O, Kočí K, Panáček A, Dvorský R: CdS nanoparticles deposited on montmorillonite: Preparation, characterization and application for photoreduction of carbon dioxide. J. Colloid Interface Sci., 360(2), 574-579, 2011. (DOI)
  4. Prucek R, Panáček A, Fargašová A, Ranc V, Mašek V, Kvítek L, Zbořil R: Re-crystallization of silver nanoparticles in a highly concentrated NaCl environment—a new substrate for surface enhanced IR-visible Raman spectroscopy. CrystEngComm, 13(7), 2242-2248, 2011. (DOI)
  5. Prucek R, Panáček A, Soukupová J, Novotný R, Kvítek L: Reproducible synthesis of silver colloidal particles tailored for application in near-infrared surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy. J. Mater. Chem., 21(17), 6416-6420, 2011. (DOI)
  6. Prucek R, Tuček J, Kilianová M, Panáček A, Kvítek L, Filip J, Kolář M, Tománková K, Zbořil R: The targeted antibacterial and antifungal properties of magnetic nanocomposite of iron oxide and silver nanoparticles. Biomaterials, 32(21), 4704-4713, 2011. (DOI)

2010

  1. Dallas P, Tuček J, Jančík D, Kolář M, Panáček A, Zbořil R: Magnetically Controllable Silver Nanocomposite with Multifunctional Phosphotriazine Matrix and High Antimicrobial Activity. Adv. Funct. Mater., 20(14), 2347-2354, 2010. (DOI)
  2. Dallas P, Zbořil R, Bourlinos AB, Jančík D, Niarchos D, Panáček A, Petridis D: Cornet-Like Phosphotriazine/Diamine Polymers as Reductant and Matrix for the Synthesis of Silver Nanocomposites with Antimicrobial Activity. Macromol. Mater. Eng., 295(2), 108–114, 2010. (DOI)
  3. Soukupová J, Kvítek L, Kratochvilová M, Panáček A, Prucek R, Zbořil R: Silver Voyage from Macro – to Nanoworld. J. Chem. Educ., 87(10), 1094-1097, 2010. (DOI)

2009

  1. Kvítek L, Vaničková M, Panáček A, Soukupová J, Dittrich M, Valentova E, Prucek R, Bancířová M, Milde D, Zbořil R: Initial Study on the Toxicity of Silver Nanoparticles (NPs) against Paramecium caudatum. J. Phys. Chem. C, 113(11), 4296-4300, 2009. (DOI)
  2. Panáček A, Kolář M, Večeřová R, Prucek R, Soukupová J, Kryštof V, Hamal P, Zbořil R, Kvítek L: Antifungal activity of silver nanoparticles against Candida spp. Biomaterials, 30(31), 6333-6340, 2009. (DOI)
  3. Prucek R, Kvítek L, Panáček A, Vančurová L, Soukupová J, Jančík D, Zbořil R: Polyacrylate-assisted synthesis of stable copper nanoparticles and copper(I) oxide nanocubes with high catalytic efficiency. J. Mater. Chem., 19(44), 8463-8469, 2009. (DOI)

2008

  1. Kvítek L, Panáček A, Soukupová J, Kolář M, Večeřová R, Prucek R, Holecová M, Zbořil R: Effect of Surfactants and Polymers on Stability and Antibacterial Activity of Silver Nanoparticles (NPs). J. Phys. Chem. C, 112(15), 5825-5834, 2008. (DOI)
  2. Soukupová J, Kvítek L, Panáček A, Nevěčná T, Zbořil R: Comprehensive study on surfactant role on silver nanoparticles (NPs) prepared via modified Tollens process. Mater. Chem. Phys., 111(1), 77-81, 2008. (DOI)

2006

  1. Panáček A, Kvítek L, Prucek R, Kolář M, Večeřová R, Pizúrová N, Sharma VK, Nevěčná T, Zbořil R: Silver Colloid Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterization, and Their Antibacterial Activity. J. Phys. Chem. B, 110(33), 16248-16253, 2006. (DOI)

2005

  1. Kvítek L, Prucek R, Panáček A, Novotný R, Hrbáč J, Zbořil R: The influence of complexing agent concentration on particle size in the process of SERS active silver colloid synthesis. J. Mater. Chem., 15(10), 1099-1105, 2005. (DOI)
  2. Panáček A, Kvítek L: Colloid chemistry in laboratory practice. Chem. Listy, 99(8), 606-609, 2005. (DOI)

2004

  1. Panáček A, Kvítek L, Klečková M: Colloid chemistry in practical problems. Chem. Listy, 98(1), 39-41, 2004. (DOI)