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Biochemist , educator

Vladimir Karel Pliska, Czech biochemist, retired educator. Recipient University medal Rector of University Gdansk, Poland, 1994, medal Societa Italiana di Scienze Pharmaceutiche, 1967., Emil Votocek medal Institute Chemical Technology, Prague, 2002.

Background

Pliska, Vladimir Karel was born on September 11, 1934 in Prague, Czechoslovaka. Son of Vladimir and Vera (Linka) Pliska.

Education

Master of Science in Chemistry, Institute Chemical Technology, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Chemical Technology, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1961. Private dozent, Eidg Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1976.

Professor, Eidg Technische Hochschule, Zurich, 1986.

Career

Assistant lecturer Institute Chemical Technology, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1957-1960. Research biochemist Institute Organic Chemistry & Biochemistry Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Czechoslovakia, 1961-1964, senior research biochemist Czechoslovakia, 1964-1970. Senior lecturer department molecular biology & biophysics Eidg Technische Hochschule, 1970-1985, professor endocrinology, 1986—1999.

Retired, 1999

Visiting scientist department medical physiology University Copenhagen, 1968-1969, cancer research institute Columbia University, New York City, 1969-1970. Organizer Swiss Receptor Workshops.

Membership

Member advisory board Swiss Foundation Alternatives to Animal Experiments, Zurich, 1990—1996. Member State Committee for Animal Experimentation, 1991—2001. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Society Neuroendocrinology, Swiss Society Cell and Molecular Biology, Society Laboratory Animal Science.

Connections

Married Marta N. Docekal, August 31, 1961. Children: Pavel, Tomas.

father:
Vladimir Pliska

mother:
Vera (Linka) Pliska

spouse:
Marta N. Docekal

children:
Pavel Pliska

Tomas Pliska