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Lecture The 35-year journey of genomic medicine

Start date Feb 18, 2020

We cordially invite you to the lecture "The 35-year journey of genomic medicine by prof. Eric Lander, president and founding director of the Broad Institute. The lecture takes place on 18th of February 2020 at 9.00 a.m., Cori Lecture Hall, 1. LF UK, U nemocnice 5, Prague 2.

Published Feb 06, 2020

Gatherings in Biosemiotics 2020 – call for papers

20th Gatherings in Biosemiotics will host by the Department of General Linguistics, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic. July 8–12 2020. Please submit your abstract no later than February 28.

Published Feb 07, 2020

How to live without oxygen?

Our parasitologists in BIOCEV (research team of Jan Tachezy) discovered anaerobic peroxisome in free-living Mastigamoeba balamuthi. The article was published in the current issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the USA.

Published Jan 16, 2020

Popular Science: The mysterious history of chernozems

Chernozems, which have developed over thousands of years, are one of the most fertile soils. The typical vegetation of chernozems are steppe and forest-steppe. However, their evolution was also significantly influenced by human activity, which has been transforming the soil since the Neolithic period. Using modern methods, a group of experts, including Luděk Šefrna from the Department of Physical Geography and Geoecology, examined their paleoenvironmental history.

Published Jan 30, 2020

How to easily detect the presence of water in rocks

Sandstone, whether as a natural cliff or a building material, contains water in its pores. This water transports dissolved salts, which can cause surface erosion due to crystallization, creating interesting geomorphological shapes or causing the disintegration of monuments. So far, there has been no method that could reliably and cost-effectively detect water at the sandstone subsurface. However, scientists from the Faculty of Science came up with a simple but effective solution.

Published Jan 24, 2020

BIOCEV: SEMINAR ON RESEARCH FUNDING

Start date Jan 29, 2020

Seminar is targeted to young and senior researchers and administrators. It will provide detailed overview about funding sources for collaborative research in partners countries, consortia and share experience of partners with funding schemes. Experts from partners institutions as well as Czech National Contact Points for H2020 will participate as speakers. January 29th, 2020, 10:00 - 15:00 BIOCEV, Průmyslová 595, Vestec - Main conference hall

Published Jan 13, 2020

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