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Popular Science: Leishmanias under microscope

Leishmania are single-celled protozoa not very well known in our country. In southern latitudes, however, it is a feared parasite that annually takes the lives of hundreds of thousands of people. This alarming fact has prompted European scientists to join together to control this epidemic. Research within the EuroLeish network happens to be taking place at the Faculty of Science - Charles University.

Published Nov 15, 2016

Study in Prague photo/video competition

Post your photo/video at your personal Instagram/Facebook/Twitter account. Use #studyinprague and #SiPGoPro16 hashtags. Fill out competition submission form completely. Wait until 5th December for your name to be announced as the winner of the competition.

Published Oct 14, 2016

Dr. Jiri Reif of Institute of Environmental Science was awarded by Marcin Antczak Award

Marcin Antczak Award is a prize for most inspiring ornithological paper of the last year. The candidate can be an amateur or professional scientist up to 37 years old who originates from Poland, the Czech Republic or Slovakia; or can be from any other country if the research upon which the paper is based was carried out in any of the aforementioned countries. The 2015 prize goes to dr. Jiri Reif.

Published Oct 11, 2016

Popular Science: What to do with toxic wood? Let’s compost it!

Toxic waste is being produced with ease in vast quantities, but it is considerably more difficult to get rid of it gracefully afterwards. Stefano Covino and his colleagues from the Institute of Environmental Studies at the Charles University and the Institute of Microbiology at the Academy of Sciences focused on a 240-days detailed survey of the composting process, which can decompose creosote-treated wood.

Published May 18, 2016

LECTURE: Experiences and trajectories of young people in a rural region of Canada

We cordially invite you to Lecture and Discussion given by Assoc. Prof. Marco Alberio, Ph.D. Department of societies, territories and development Université du Québec à Rimouski (UQAR) Rimouski, Quebec, Canada. The lecture takes place on 25th October 2016, 9:00 am – 10:30 am in room Z1 (3rd floor) (building: Albertov 6).

Published Oct 24, 2016

LECTURE: Pärt Peterson: Age-associated epigenetic changes in human immune cells

Seminar will be held on Tuesday 18. 10. 2016 at 15:00 in room B3-Fotochemie, Viničná 7. Pärt Peterson is professor of Molecular immunology and the head of the Molecular pathology research group at the Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine of University of Tartu. His research is focused on transcriptional and epigenetic regulation network in cells involved in immune tolerance and antigen recognition.

Published Oct 18, 2016

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