Jan Kraic

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Jan Kraic
NAFC-Plant Production Research Institute, Slovak Republic

Jan Kraic graduated Biochemistry (1986) and the PhD.-degree obtained in Molecular Biology (1999), both at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia. In the years 2006-2008 he was director of the Research Institute of Plant Production (Piestany, Slovakia), 2009-2013 director of the Plant Production Research Center in Piestany (Slovakia). At present he works as scientist at the National Agricultural and Food Center - Research Institute of Plant Production (Slovakia) and as associate professor at the University of SS. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Department of Biotechnology (Slovakia) where currently guarantees study program in Biology. His scientific activities started and continued in plant biotechnology, plant genotyping, plant molecular breeding, and transgenic plants. His scientific career includes stays at universities and institutes in Germany, USA, Czech Republic, Hungary, Russia. He has experiences in dealing with national and international collaborations and grants.