5th Hands-on Computational Enzyme Design Workshop
Would you like to delve deeper into protein engineering? Loschmidt Laboratories together with Enantis organize an interactive online course exploring web-based tools suitable for mining new enzymes and engineering enzyme activity, specificity, enantioselectivity, stability and solubility. You will have a chance to learn from the developers of these tools, set up optimal calculations and interpret […]
Jiri to Present at Biocatalysis Gordon Research Conference 2024
Jiri Damborsky is invited to participate in the 2024 Biocatalysis Gordon Research Conference (GRC) and present a talk on our latest research. The conference will be held at the campus of Southern New Hampshire University (Manchester, NH) from Sunday, July 7th through to Friday, July 12th, 2024. The Biocatalysis GRC is one of the most […]
Interview with Martin – I Came Into My Own in the Microworld
Read an interview with Martin Toul who defended his PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics successfully this year. At the same time, he received the MU Rector’s Award for his thesis on “Rational protein design guided by kinetic studies”. In the interview, he describes his scientific beginnings and his successes in researching “glowing” enzymes or […]
Jiri and Pavel at Symposium: Biochemical Machine Learning
Jiri Damborsky and Pavel Kohout are involved in Symposium: biochemical machine learning organized by IOCB Prague – Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry. While Jiri is going to introduce machine learning-powered web tools for protein engineering, Pavel is going to talk about superior biocatalyst design using latent spaces of artificial neural networks.
Lukas at International Science and Engineering Fair in Dallas
Former SOČ student Lukas Drdla attended the International Science and Engineering Fair in Dallas, USA in May 2023. Approximately two thousand students under the age of 20 were nominated from 60 countries for this year’s competition. Lukas gained the opportunity to attend the event thanks to the success in the national round of Secondary-school professional […]
Jiri to Present at Elixir 3D Bio AGM
Jiri Damborsky is invited to give a talk in the Protein Engineering session of the upcoming Elixir 3D Bio AGM in Prague (Nov 15-17). Since structural bioinformatics is undergoing a fast transformation with major breakthroughs from experimental methods and transformative new approaches in computational prediction, there are many issues to discuss including scientific developments and […]
Press Release: We Are Closer to Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease
Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating disease that disrupts part of the brain and causes cognitive decline – thinking and memory. It gradually leads to the patient’s dependence on the daily help of a caring person. A team of scientists from Loschmidt Laboratories together with colleagues from Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk […]
Ondra Succesfully Defended Doctoral Thesis
Sincere congratulations to Ondrej Vavra who was successful at defending his doctoral thesis “Relationships between enzyme access pathways and catalytic activity by the methods of molecular modeling” and thus completed his Ph.D. studies at RECETOX, Masaryk University!
Success of Tereza and Julie at SOC Competition
Tereza Sustrova from Gymnazium Kapitana Jarose won 1st place in a whole-country round of a science competition for secondary school students (SOC, category Molecular Biology). Her project was focused on reprogramming the luciferin-substrate specificity in NanoLuc luciferase. Her colleague Julie Křížková from Wichterlovo Gymnazium achieved 7th place in the samecompetition (category Molecular Biology) with her […]
New Baby in LL
Congratulations to Saltuk Eyrilmez and his wife on the birth of their son Alper (6th June 2023, 3010 g and 45 cm)!