HR Excellence in Science

RNDr. Jan Kamiš

Position Professional staff - Laboratory of Arbovirology
Tick-Borne Diseases
Institute of Parasitology

Contact details +420 38 777 5463


My journey in Laboratory of Arbovirology started in 2019, as a master's degree student I studied hantaviruses in rodents. Since 2021 I have been working as a professional staff member, nevertheless I still contribute to the research of hantavirues to this day. My main goal is the detection of viruses in ticks, rodents, insectivores and birds using the screening methods of molecular biology. I also work in a BSL3 laboratory with viruses and mouse experimental models. Additionally, I provide OSH and BSL2/3 biohazard training for our employees.

I specialise in the following methods:

  • Terrain sampling of ticks
  • Homogenization
  • RNA/DNA isolation
  • Electrophoresis
  • Evaluation of nucleotide sequences, phylogenetic analyses
  • Plasmids
  • Plaque assay
  • Aseptic work with tissue cultures (Vero E6, A549)


Bachelor's degree (2016 – 2020)

  • Study program: Biology
  • Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice

Master's degree (2020 – 2022)

  • Study program: Parasitology
  • Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice



Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia (2017-2020)

  • Phylogenetic relationships of coccidia parasitizing striped field mice (Apodemus agrarius) based on sequences of the COX3 gene.

Laboratory of Arbovirology, Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre CAS (2020-2022)

  • Rodents as reservoirs of hantaviruses

Total found: 1 records
Hönig V., Kamiš J., Maršíková A., Matějková T., Stopka P., Mácová A., Růžek D., Kvičerová J. (2022) Orthohantaviruses in reservoir and atypical hosts in the Czech Republic: spillover infection and indication of virus-specific tissue tropism Microbiology Spectrum 10: 5.
DOI: 10.1128/spectrum.01306-22


Biology Centre CAS
Branišovská 1160/31
370 05 České Budějovice
Data box: r84nds8


+420 387 775 111 (switchboard)
+420 387 775 051 (secretariat)
+420 778 468 552 (for media)

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