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Members of the Scientific Advisory Board of the IBT met to evaluate the ...
The aim of the two-day meeting held on June 2-3 was to evaluate the research results and plans for further activities of six research laboratories, i.e. half of the Institute of Biotechnology operating in the BIOCEV center. Members of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute of Biotechnology of the CAS (SAB) and two external members of the IBT Board met for this purpose for the first time since the establishment of the SAB in 2021.
Czech anticancer agent works on type 2 diabetes
A team of scientists and physicians from the Institute of Biotechnology of the CAS at the BIOCEV centre and the Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine in Prague has demonstrated a positive effect of MitoTam on type 2 diabetes. The research was published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications.
New strategy for renal cancer therapy
A research team led by Professor Jiří Neužil from the Institute of Biotechnology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic at the BIOCEV center described the effect of the Czech anti-cancer substance MitoTam in combination with immunotherapy on kidney tumors.
The European platform of job vacancies for Ukrainian researchers
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Research of Protein Network and Its Role in Fertilisation May Help to ...
An important aspect of fertilisation in mammals is the protein network communication between the egg and sperm. These protein complexes undergo crucial changes and rearrangements during sperm movement through the female reproductive tract, where sperm maturation takes place.
Kateřina Rohlenová received EMBO Installation Grant
This year, six group leaders have received EMBO Installation Grants. One of them, and the only recipient in the Czech Republic, is Kateřina Rohlenová from the Institute of Biotechnology AS CR in the BIOCEV centre, who is also a recent holder of a prestigious ERC grant.
The head of the youngest research group from IBT at the BIOCEV centre has ...
Mgr. Katerina Rohlenova, Ph.D. from the Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences at the BIOCEV Centre has been awarded the most prestigious European scientific grant by the European Research Council (ERC). She will receive EUR 1.5 million (approximately CZK 38 million) over five years for her innovative research into metabolic communication in tumours.
COVID-19 testing at BIOCEV for employees only
Testing of samples for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus by PCR in the BIOCEV centre is available only for employees of the Czech Academy of Sciences and Charles University who work at the Biotechnology and Biomedicine Centre in Vestec. Interested members of the public, companies and other institutions can use testing centres in the vicinity of BIOCEV and Prague.