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PhD STARS program 2021 is open for applications

Faculty of Science of the Charles University in Prague has launched its program supporting talented PhD research students from all over the world. During the STARS 2021 call, prospective students can apply to PhD research topics announced on the web page on January 11th, 2021. Deadline for application is March 13th, 2021.

Published Jan 11, 2021

ONYGENALES 2020: Basic and clinical research advances in dermatophytes and dimorphic fungi in hindsight

ONYGENALES workshop, bi-annual meeting organised by ISHAM Working Group ONYGENALES in cooperation with Charles University, was held in Prague on 10 September – 11 September, 2020. It brought together researchers, students, clinicians, laboratorians and public health professionals across biomedical disciplines interested in current developments in dermatophyte, dimorphic and keratinophilic fungi research.

Published Sep 30, 2020

History and development of analytical chemistry at Charles University before 1920

"History and development of analytical chemistry at Charles University before 1920" is the article by Karel Nesmerak Ph.D. and Radek Chalupa, MSc. from Department of Analytical Chemistry, published in the november issue of journal Montshefte für Chemie – Chemical Monthly. The article is dedicated to the centenary of the establishment of the independent Faculty of Science of the Charles University, in particular, it provides an overview of the history of analytical chemistry at this university from its founding in 1348 to 1920.

Published Nov 27, 2020

Miniconference: 1st Prague PostDoc Day

Start date Jun 16, 2020

You are cordially invited to the 1st Prague Postdoc Day to be held at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (IOCB) in Prague on 16th June 2020 (afternoon). Submission deadline 17th April 2020.

Published Mar 11, 2020

How to convert teaching from in-class to online environment

Are you struggling with teaching via Zoom or other online platforms? Are you exhausted after every class taught online? Are your students less engaged online than in-class? Are you unable to cover all the planned material while teaching online? This two-session interactive course is tailored-made for lecturers who are in the process of converting their in-class courses to the online environment. It provides basic tips about what to do and will help you feel more confident about teaching online.

Published Nov 03, 2020

Popular Science: Is an old killifish reproductively more proficient than a young one?

Asking a similar question in humans would seem a nonsense, as everybody can imagine that the reproductive performance of an old man or woman is lower than when they were young. But the situation is different in organisms that still grow after reaching maturity, like fish for example. There, the evolutionary theory of aging predicts an increase of reproductive fitness with age. What is then, however, the situation in fish that live only for a short period, such as killifish? This is the question addressed by a two-person Czech team that included Jakub Žák from the Department of Zoology of our faculty.

Published Jan 18, 2021

Lecture: Viromes: from insects to infants

Start date Jan 20, 2021

We would like to invite you to another lecture organized within the MICOBION Twinning project: Lecture given by Prof. Jelle Matthijnssens, principal Investigator, Laboratory of Viral Metagenomics, KU Leuven, Belgium. Lecture will take place on Wednesday, January 20th, 2021 at 11 a.m.

Published Jan 13, 2021

Dear colleagues and students,

thank you for all the work you have done at the Faculty of Science during last year, be it teaching or studying. We would like to wish you Merry Christmas and all the best for the new year - good health above all.

Published Dec 23, 2020

Popular Science: Who lives in birds’ feathers?

An international scientific team including a member of our faculty described new host relationships between Mallophaga (taxon Ischnocera: Philopteridae) and birds. New observations show that life and evolutionary relationships of Mallophaga are much more complicated than we could conceive before.

Published Dec 14, 2020

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