Plant production expert

Jaroslava Ovesná, PhD from the Crop Research Institute, Department of Molecular biology, Division of  Genetics in Czech Republic graduated at Charles University in Prague, PhD in  plant production. Employed in Crop research institute sice 1984, dealing with plant tissue culture, plant transformation, product quality and marker assisted selection, food/feed safety, GMO issue, department head (Department of Molecular biology), National reference laboratory for GMO identification and DNA fingerprinting nominated according to Regulation 882/2004 and 1829/2003 operate accredited according ISO 17025:2005.

She is author of over 70 scientific publications, coordinator of research projects, supervisor of diploma and PhD students. Furthermore Jaroslava Ovesna is chairperson of the Scientific Committee for GM food and feed at the Czech Ministry of Agriculture, member of GM commission focus on co-existence of the Czech Ministry of Agriculture, expert of the Ministry of the Environment. Expert of EFSA (European Food Safety Authority)


  • Paoletti C., Heissenberger A., Mazzara M., Larcher S., Grazioli E., Corbisier P., Hess N., Berben G., Lübeck S. P., Loose D. M., Moran G., Henry C., Brera C., Folch I., Ovesná J., Eede Van den G. , 2006 , Kernel lot distribution assessment (KeLDA): a study on the distribution of GMO in large soybean shipments , European Food Research and Technology 224: 129-139
  • Leišová L., Kučera L., Chrpová J., Sýkorová S., Šíp V., Ovesná J. , 2006 , Quantification of Fusarium culmorum in wheat and barley tissues using real-time PCR in comparison with DON content , J. Phytopathology 154: 603-611
Where am I?
Luciano Pinotti, University of MilanAshild Krogdahl, NVHIan Givens, Reading UniversityChris Knight, University of CopenhagenVincent Baeten, CRA-WDolores Pérez Marín, University of CordobaStephen Woodgate, Beacon ResearchJoop Luten, NofimaHans Dieter Hess, AgroscopeBart Van Droogenbroeck, ILVOJerzy Juskiewicz, Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research Anna Haug, UMBMindaugas Malakauskas, LVAIonelia Taranu, INCDBNARodica Criste, INCDBNAAneliya Haritova, Trakia UniversityKris Sejrsen, Department of Animal Health, Welfare and NutritionRafael Codony, University of BarcelonaFrancesc Guardiola, University of BarcelonaKatri Ling, Institute of Animal Science and Veterinary MedicinePreben Bach Holm, University AarhusDavid Arney, Institute of Animal Science and Veterinary MedicineAna Garrido Varo, University of CordobaJaroslava Ovesna, Institute of Crop ResearchKevin Shingfield, MTT Agrifood ResearchNastasia Belc, Institute of Food BioresourcesRupert Bruckmaier, University of BernJohn Wallace, Rowett Research InstituteCornelia Metges and Harald Hammon, FBNJaap Keijer, WURAila Vanhatalo, University of HelsinkiJovanka Levic, Institute of Food TechnologyDavid Kenny, Institute for Food and HealthIsabelle Oswald, INRAMilan Marounek, Institute of Animal ScienceVeerle Fievez, Ghent UniversityMarcela Speranda, Faculty of Agriculture CroatiaKostas Mountzouris, Agricultural University of AthensIoannis Politis, Agricultural University of AthensMargrit Velik, Institute of Live Stock ResearchBegona de la Roza-Delgado, SERIDAJohn O`Doherty, Institute for Food and Health
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