Introducing Kateřina Řeháková – IMAQUA’s Phd candidate under Baekeland Mandate, granted by VLAIO (Flanders Innovation & Entrepreneurship organisation)
During her academic years Kateřina worked in the laboratories of Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC) and University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Czech Republic as well as Laboratory of Microbiology, Faculty of sciences in UGent, where she developed various laboratory skills in fields of microbiology, molecular biology and chemical, biochemical and physical analysis.
In 2019 Kateřina has joined IMAQUA as a Junior laboratory technician in development, validation and valorisation of shrimp health products.
For upcoming 4 years Kateřina will be working alongside IMAQUA’s and UGent’s scientists on the PhD research project “Establishment of an innovative contract research platform to support shrimp health product R&D”.
This project aims at expanding IMAQUA’s service portfolio to a wider range of shrimp immune parameters as well as contributing to a consensus on shrimp immune parameters within the scientific community.