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RNDr. Alena Ševců, Ph.D.

RNDr. Alena Ševců, Ph.D.

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E alena.sevcu@tul.cz

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  • (KBE): Academic staff
  • Department of Chemistry (KCH): Member of department
  • (OABI): Department head

environmental microbiology, nanotoxicology

Achieved education

PhD in hydrobiology and ecology at Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia.





  • PRUDIL, J. et al. Aplikace fotoaktivních nanokompozitních materiálů pro solární samočištění a prevenci růstu řas na zateplených objektech [ověřená technologie]. 2022.
  • PRUDIL, J. et al. Aplikace inovativnı́ch fotoaktivnı́ch nanokompozitnı́ch systémů s fotokatalytickou samočisticı́ a desinfekční funkcí na památkově chráněné objekty [ověřená technologie]. 2022.
  • RYSOVÁ, M. et al. Chitosan-based nanofibrous wound dressing with altered antibacterial activity, 2022
  • MADHESWARAN, D. et al. Composite yarns with antibacterial nanofibrous sheaths produced by collectorless alternating-current electrospinning for suture applications Journal of Applied Polymer Science Wiley, 2022, vol. 139, issue 13. P. neuvedeny (14 stran). ISSN: 0021-8995. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/app.51851?saml_referrer
  • YEAP, C. S. Y. et al. Dissolved Iron Released from Nanoscale Zero-valent Iron (nzvi) Activates the Defense System in Bacterium Pseudomonas Putida, Leading to High Tolerance to Oxidative Stress Journal of Hazardous Materials ELSEVIER, 2022, vol. 439, issue July. P. neuvedeny (12 stran). ISSN: 0304-3894. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304389422014200
  • RYSOVÁ, M. et al. Electrospun Silica Nanofibres as Multifunctional Substrate for Regenerative Medicine and Drug Delivery, 2022
  • KRAWCZYK, K. et al. Enhanced degradation of sulfamethoxazole by a modified nano zero-valent iron with a β-cyclodextrin polymer: Mechanism and toxicity evaluation Science of the Total Environment Elsevier BV, 2022, vol. 817, issue April. P. 152888. ISSN: 0048-9697. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0048969721079675
  • CZINNEROVÁ, M. et al. Field application of glycerol to enhance reductive dechlorination of chlorinated ethenes and its impact on microbial community Chemosphere PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD, 2022, vol. 309, issue 1. P. neuvedeny (9 stran). ISSN: 0045-6535. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2022.136640
  • DESMARAIS, M. et al. Genomic analysis of Acinetobacter pittii CEP14 reveals its extensive biodegradation capabilities, including cometabolic degradation of cis-1,2-dichloroethene Antonie van Leeuwenhoek Springer, 2022, vol. 115, issue 8. P. 1041 – 1057. ISSN: 0003-6072. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10482-022-01752-6#article-info
  • TORRES MENDIETA, R. O. et al. Growth suppression of bacteria by biofilm deterioration using silver nanoparticles with magnetic doping Nanoscale Cambridge: Royal Society of Chemistry, 2022, vol. 14, issue 48. P. 18143 – 18156. ISSN: 2040-3364. https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2022/nr/d2nr03902h
  • RYSOVÁ, M. et al. Initial screening of silica nanofibres as drug delivery system for antibiotics in wound healing NANOCON 2022 - Conference Proceedings, 14th International Conference on Nanomaterials Ostrava: Tanger Ltd, 2022 P. 223 – 228. ISBN: 978-80-88365-09-9, ISSN: 2694-930X. https://www.confer.cz/nanocon/2022/4611-initial-screening-of-silica-nanofibres-as-drug-delivery-system-for-antibiotics-in-wound-healing
  • MARYŠKOVÁ, M. et al. Laminated PAA nanofibers as a practical support for crude laccase: A new perspective for biocatalytic treatment of micropollutants in wastewaters Environmental Technology & Innovation AMSTERDAM: Elsevier BV, 2022, vol. 26, issue 5. P. neuvedeny (11 stran). ISSN: 2352-1864. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352186422000256?via=ihub
  • PRUDIL, J. et al. Mapa zateplených panelových domů napadených řasami na území ČR interaktivní mapa. : , 2022.
  • RYSOVÁ, M. et al. Modifikace chitosanových nanovláken pro aplikace nejen v dermatologii, 2022
  • ŠEVCŮ, A. et al. Oční kapky na bázi CeO2 [funkční vzorek]
  • SHRESTHA, R. et al. The effect of low-pH concrete on microbial community development in bentonite suspensions as a model for microbial activity prediction in future nuclear waste repository Science of the Total Environment Elsevier, 2022, vol. 808, issue FEB. P. neuvedeny (11 stran). ISSN: 0048-9697. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969721069370
  • POLÁKOVÁ, D. et al. The stiffness variability of a silk fibroin scaffold during bone cell proliferation Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part H-Journal of engineering in medicine London: SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD, 2022, vol. 236, issue 4. P. 539 – 546. ISSN: 0954-4119. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/09544119211070345



  • NGUYEN, N. A. H., ROSICKÁ, P. , and ŠEVCŮ, A. An across–species comparison of the sensitivity of different organisms to Pb– based perovskites used in solar cells Science of The Total Environment 1. ed. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2020, vol. 708, issue MAR. P. neuvedeny (15 stran). ISSN: 0048-9697. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969719351265?via=ihub
  • CZINNEROVÁ, M. et al. Combining nanoscale zero-valent iron with electrokinetic treatment for remediation of chlorinated ethenes and promoting biodegradation: A long-term field study Water Research 1. ed., 2020, vol. 175, issue MAY. P. neuvedeny (9 stran). ISSN: 0043-1354. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2020.115692
  • COUTRIS, C., ŠEVCŮ, A. , and JONER, E. J. Ecotoxicity of Nanomaterials Used for Remediation Advanced Nano-Bio Technologies for Water and Soil Treatment 1. ed. Švýcarsko: Springer, 2020 P. 573 – 585. ISBN: 978-3-030-29839-5.https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030298395
  • ŠEVCŮ, A., NGUYEN, N. A. H., MIKŠÍČEK, J. , and LEDERER, T. Environmental fate of sulfidated nZVI particles: the interplay of nanoparticle corrosion and toxicity during aging Environmental Science: Nano 1. ed. RCS, 2020, vol. 7, issue 6. P. 1794 – 1806. ISSN: 2051-8153. https://pubs.rsc.org/no/content/articlelanding/2020/en/d0en00075b/unauth#!divAbstract
  • CZINNEROVÁ, M. et al. In situ pilot application of nZVI embedded in activated carbon for remediation of chlorinated ethene-contaminated groundwater: effect on microbial communities. Environmental Sciences Europe 1. ed. Springer Open, 2020, vol. 32, issue 1. P. neuvedeny (15 stran). ISSN: 2190-4707. https://enveurope.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s12302-020-00434-2
  • POLÁKOVÁ, D. et al. Kombinované nosiče na bázi silk fibroinu a hydroxyapatitu pro ortopedické aplikace, 2020 https://www.irsm.cas.cz/ext/biomaterialy/
  • SHRESTHA, R., ŠPÁNEK, R., ŠEVCŮ, A. , and STEINOVÁ, J. Microbially influenced corrosion of carbon steel in the presence of anaerobic sulphate-reducing bacteria Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology 1. ed. Taylor and Francis, 2020, vol. 55, issue 2. P. 127 – 137. ISSN: 1478-422X. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1478422X.2019.1700642
  • ČERNOUŠEK, T. et al. Microbially influenced corrosion of container material The Microbiology of Nuclear Waste Disposal 1. ed. Nizozemí: Elsevier, 2020 P. 119 – 136. ISBN: 978-0-12-818695-4.https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-818695-4.00006-X
  • POLÁKOVÁ, D. et al. Silk fibroin/gentamicin beads for bone regeneration, 2020 https://wbc2020.org/
  • ŠEVCŮ, A. , and DOLINOVÁ, I. Strategies adopted by Aphanizomenon flos-aquae in response to phosphorus deficiency and their role on growth Environmental Sciences Europe 1. ed. SpringerOpen, 2020, vol. 32, issue 1. P. neuvedeny (13 stran). ISSN: 2190-4707. https://enveurope.springeropen.com/articles/10.1186/s12302-020-00328-3
  • PARMA, P., ŠEVCŮ, A. , and ČERNÍK, M. Tool I: Characterization of nZVI Mobility in 1D and Cascade Columns by Ferromagnetic Susceptibility Sensor Advanced Nano-Bio Technologies for Water and Soil Treatment 1. ed. Switzerland: Springer, 2020 P. 609 – 617. ISBN: 978-3-030-29839-5.https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030298395
  • ŠEVCŮ, A. et al. Tool V: Microbiological Methods for Monitoring nZVI Performance in Groundwater Conditions Advanced Nano-Bio Technologies for Water and Soil Treatment 1. ed. Švýcarsko: Springer, 2020 P. 645 – 657. ISBN: 978-3-030-29839-5.https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030298395


  • CERNOUSEK, T. et al. Anaerobic microbial corrosion of canister material [souhrnná výzkumná zpráva].
  • MARYŠKOVÁ, M., RYSOVÁ, M., NOVOTNÝ, V. , and ŠEVCŮ, A. Polyamide-Laccase Nanofiber Membrane for Degradation of Endocrine-Disrupting Bisphenol A, 17α-ethinylestradiol, and Triclosan Polymers 1. ed. MDPI AG, 2019, vol. 11, issue 10. P. neuvedeny (14 stran). ISSN: 2073-4360. https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4360/11/10/1560#metrics
  • ČERNÁ, K. et al. Survival of microorganisms in bentonite subjected to different levels of irradiation and pressure [souhrnná výzkumná zpráva].


  • SILVESTRI, D. et al. A poly(3-hydroxybutyrate)-chitosan polymer conjugate for the synthesis of safer gold nanoparticles and their applications Green Chemistry 1. ed. Royal Society of Chemistry, 2018, vol. 20, issue 21. P. 4975 – 4982. ISSN: 1463-9262. https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2018/gc/c8gc02495b#!divAbstract
  • HRABÁK, P., CZINNEROVÁ, M., ŠEVCŮ, A. , and KAKOSOVÁ, E. Biodegradation of High Concentration of Aliphatic Hydrocarbons in Soil from a Petroleum Refinery: Implications for Applicability of New Actinobacterial Strains Applied Sciences 1. ed., 2018, vol. 8, issue 10. P. neuvedeny (12 stran). ISSN: 2076-3417. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/8/10/1855
  • NGUYEN, N. A. H., MOOS, N. , and ŠEVCŮ, A. Biological effects of four iron-containing nanoremediation materials on the green alga Chlamydomonas sp. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety Elsevier Inc., 2018, vol. 154, issue February. P. 36 – 44. ISSN: 0147-6513. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0147651318300915?via=ihub
  • NGUYEN, N. A. H. et al. Different effects of nano-scale and micro-scale zero-valent iron particles on planktonic microorganisms from natural reservoir water Environmental Science: Nano 1. ed. Royal Society of Chemistry: Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2018, vol. 5, issue 5. P. 1117 – 1129. ISSN: 2051-8153. http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlepdf/2018/EN/C7EN01120B
  • DOLINOVÁ, I. et al. EFFECT OF ELECTRIC CURRENT ON ORGANOHALIDE RESPIRING BACTERIA FROM CONTAMINATED LOCALITY TREATED BY nZVI NANOCON 2017 - Conference Proceedings, 9th International Conference on Nanomaterials - Research and Application TANGER Ltd., 2018 P. 390 – 396. ISBN: 9788087294819.
  • NGUYEN, N. A. H., VELLORA THEKKAE PADIL, V., ČERNÍK, M. , and ŠEVCŮ, A. Green Synthesis of Metal and Metal Oxide Nanoparticles and Their Effect on the Unicellular Alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii Nanoscale Research Letters 1. ed. 233 SPRING ST, NEW YORK, NY 10013 USA: SPRINGER, 2018, vol. 13, issue May 23. P. 159 – 171. ISSN: 1556-276X. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29796771
  • NGUYEN, N. A. H., ROSICKÁ, P. , and ŠEVCŮ, A. In vitro and environmental toxicity of reduced graphene oxide as an additive in automotive lubricants Nanoscale 10. ed. USA: Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2018, vol. 10, issue 14. P. 6539 – 6548. ISSN: 2040-3364. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29577120
  • SHRESTHA, R. et al. The effect of Caesium ions on a natural anaerobic microbial community WASTE FORUM 1. ed. Prague: Czech Environment Management Center, 2018 P. 140 – 145. ISSN: 1804-0195. http://www.odpadoveforum.cz/TVIP2018/prispevky/135.pdf


  • HJORTH, R. et al. Ecotoxicity testing and environmental risk assessment of iron nanomaterials for sub-surface remediation – Recommendations from the FP7 project NanoRem Chemosphere Nizozemí: Pergamon Press Ltd., 2017, vol. 182, issue september. P. 525 – 531. ISSN: 0045-6535. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653517307646
  • NGUYEN, N. A. H. et al. Magnetic Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Nanocomposites: Effect of Preparation Method on Antibacterial Properties NANOSCALE RESEARCH LETTERS 1. ed. New York: SPRINGER, 2017, vol. 12, issue Oct 19. P. 571 – 581. ISSN: 1556-276X. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5648729/
  • DOLINOVÁ, I. et al. Microbial degradation of chloroethenes: a review Environmental Science and Pollution Research 1. ed. Heidelberg: Springer Nature, 2017, vol. 24, issue 15. P. 13262 – 13283. ISSN: 0944-1344. http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s11356-017-8867-y.pdf
  • ČERNÍK, M. et al. Mikrobiální koroze za podmínek hlubinného úložiště pro koncepci ocelový UOS – zhutněný bentonit [souhrnná výzkumná zpráva].
  • NĚMEČEK, J. et al. Stratification of chlorinated ethenes natural attenuation in an alluvial aquifer assessed by hydrochemical and biomolecular tools Chemosphere Elsevier, 2017, vol. 184, issue October 2017. P. 1157 – 1167. ISSN: 0045-6535. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28672697
  • ŠEVCŮ, A. et al. Zero-valent iron particles for PCB degradation and an evaluation of their effects on bacteria, plants, and soil organisms Environmental Science and Pollution Research 1. ed. Berlin: Springer, 2017, vol. 24, issue 26. P. 21191 – 21202. ISSN: 0944-1344. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11356-017-9699-5


  • DOLINOVÁ, I., ŠPÁNEK, R., ŠEVCŮ, A. , and DVOŘÁK, L. Aplikace molekulárně-genetických metod pro studium procesů biodegradace chlorovaných uhlovodíků v podzemních vodách Vodní hospodářství 1. ed., 2016 P. neuvedeny (7 stran). ISSN: 1211-0760. http://vodnihospodarstvi.cz/
  • WACLAWEK, S. et al. Behaviour of Ag and Si-graphite nanomaterials in environmental and extreme conditions NANOCON 2016 - Conference Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Nanomaterials - Research and Application, 2016 P. 643 – 650. ISBN: 978-80-87294-71-0.
  • EL-TEMSAH, Y. S. I. et al. DDT degradation efficiency and ecotoxicological effects of two types of nano-sized zero-valent iron (nZVI) in water and soil Chemosphere 1. ed. Elsevier, 2016, vol. 144, issue 2. P. 2221 – 2228. ISSN: 0045-6535. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045653515303179
  • DARWISH, M. et al. Dual-modality self-heating and antibacterial polymer-coated nanoparticles for magnetic hyperthermia Materials Science and Engineering C, 2016, vol. 63, issue June. P. 88 – 95. ISSN: 0928-4931. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0928493116301424
  • DOLINOVÁ, I. et al. Dynamics of organohalide-respiring bacteria and their genes following in-situ chemical oxidation of chlorinated ethenes and biostimulation Chemosphere 1. ed., 2016, vol. 157, issue 8. P. 276 – 285. ISSN: 0045-6535. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27236848
  • ROSICKÁ, P. et al. Ecotoxicity of Organometal Halide Perovskites Tested on Pseudomonas Putida NANOCON 2016 - Conference Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Nanomaterials - Research and Application Ostrava: Tanger Ltd., 2016 P. 606 – 611. ISBN: 978-80-87294-71-0. https://www.nanocon.eu/cz/sbornik-nanocon-2016/
  • STEINOVÁ, J., BOBČÍKOVÁ, K., HRISTOV, D. R. , and ŠEVCŮ, A. Evaluation of two different methods for endotoxin detection in nanoparticle suspensions NANOCON 2016 - Conference Proceedings, 8th International Conference on Nanomaterials - Research and Application, 2016 P. 627 – 631. ISBN: 978-80-87294-71-0.
  • DVOŘÁK, L., DOLINOVÁ, I., ŠEVCŮ, A. , and ČERNÍK, M. Influence of Hydrogen Peroxide and Sodium Lactate Application on Dehalogenation Bacteria Responsible for Degradation of Chlorinated Ethenes Proceedings of 3rd World Congress and Expo on Applied Microbiology 6. ed. Henderson: Conference Series LLC, 2016pp. ISSN: 1948-5948.
  • ROTKOVÁ, J., MARTINOVÁ, L., MARYŠKOVÁ, M. , and ŠEVCŮ, A. Polyamide 6/chitosan nanofibers as support for the immobilization of Trametes versicolor for the elimination of endocrine disrupting chemicals Enzyme and Microbial Technology 1. ed. Elsevier Inc., 2016, vol. 89, issue JUL 2016. P. 31 – 38. ISSN: 0141-0229. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141022916300382


  • DARWISH, M., NGUYEN, N. A. H., ŠEVCŮ, A. , and STIBOR, I. Functionalized Magnetic Nanoparticles and Their Effect on Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus JOURNAL OF NANOMATERIALS 1. ed. New York: Hindawi Publishing Corp., 2015, vol. 2015, issue 3. P. 1 – 10. ISSN: 1687-4110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/416012
  • ŠEVCŮ, A. et al. Mikrobiální koroze za podmínek hlubinného úložiště pro koncepci ocelový UOS - zhutněný bentonit [souhrnná výzkumná zpráva].
  • PARMA, P. , and ŠEVCŮ, A. Stanovení počtu buněk sinic - test účinnosti nanoželeza a stanovení limitní koncentrace nanoželeza výpočtem z naměřených hodnot . : , 2015.
  • VELLORA THEKKAE PADIL, V. et al. Synthesis, fabrication and antibacterial properties of a plasma modified electrospun membrane consisting of gum Kondagogu, dodecenyl succinic anhydride and poly (vinyl alcohol) Surface and Coatings Technology 6. ed. LAUSANNE: ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA, 2015, vol. 271, issue 6. P. 32 – 38. ISSN: 0257-8972. https://api.elsevier.com/content/article/eid/1-s2.0-S0257897215000699


  • VELLORA THEKKAE PADIL, V., ČERNÍK, M., NGUYEN, N. A. H. , and ŠEVCŮ, A. Fabrication, Characterization, and Antibacterial Properties of Electrospun Membrane Composed of Gum Karaya, Polyvinyl Alcohol, and Silver Nanoparticles JOURNAL OF NANOMATERIALS 1. ed. New York: HINDAWI PUBLISHING CORPORATION, 2014, vol. 2014, issue 750726. P. 1 – 10. ISSN: 1687-4110.
  • DOLINOVÁ, I., CZINNEROVÁ, M., ŠEVCŮ, A. , and LEDERER, T. Nanofibre Biomass Carriers as a Valuable Tool for Analysis of Microbial Community At Polluted Locality Biotech 2014 & 6th Czech - Swiss Symposium with Exhibition 1. ed. Institute of Chemical Technology, 2014 P. 212 – 213. ISBN: 978-80-7080-887-0. http://www.biotech2014.cz
  • CZINNEROVÁ, M., ŠEVCŮ, A., DOLINOVÁ, I. , and VOTRUBOVÁ, M. Remediation of Chlorinated Ethenes Using Reactive Iron Barrier and Its Impact on Indigenous Bacteria 4th International Conference on Environmental Pollution and Remediation 1. ed. Ottawa: International ASET Inc, 2014 P. "172/1" – "172/4". ISBN: 978-1-927877-07-4. http://www.icepr.org


  • KŘIKLAVOVÁ, L. et al. Evaluation of Nanofiber Stability And Toxicity in Biological Wastewater Treatment NANOCON 2013 - Conference Proceedings, 5th International Conference 1. ed. Ostrava: TANGER, Ltd., 2013 P. 675 – 680. ISBN: 978-80-87294-47-5. http://konsys-t.tanger.cz/files/proceedings/14/reports/1914.pdf


  • ŠEVCŮ, A., ČERNÍK, M., JONER, E. J. , and EL-TEMSAH, Y. S. I. Oxidative Stress Induced in Microorganisms by Zero-valent Iron Nanoparticles Microbes and Environments 1. ed. JSME, 2011, vol. 26, issue 4. P. 271 – 281. ISSN: 1347-4405.

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