Tomáš Filipi holds doctorates from the Faculty of Science of Charles University in Prague and the Faculty of AgriSciences of Mendel University in Brno. He began his career as a scientist at the Institute of Microbiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences; from there he went on to the Department of Molecular Biology and Radiobiology of the MENDELU Faculty of AgriSciences, where he worked as a researcher, instructor and lecturer. He followed this with a decade in project management, serving as Deputy Director of CEITEC MENDELU and Head of the Projects and Technology Transfer Centre at the Brno University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences. In his spare time, he holds presentations and seminars for the general public. .