Tomáš Cajthaml


Director Institute for Environmental Studies,
Prague, Czech Republic


Short bio:

Tomáš Cajthaml is the director of the Institute for the Environment, Faculty Science, Charles University and works at the Institute of Microbiology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. He deals with toxicology, microbial biodegradation and analysis of organic pollutants and their fate in the environment and participates in the development of decontamination methods, especially those using microorganisms. He is the author and co-author of more than 250 publications in international scientific journals, several book chapters and patents. He is among the top two percent of the most cited scientists in the field in the world. Currently, he is also focusing on the fate and toxicity of PFAS in the environment and microplastics.