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David to Participate in NGSchool2022

David Lacko was selected to participate in the NGSchool2022 focused on Machine Learning in Computational Biology. This summer school will take place in person from 15th to 23rd September in Jabłonna palace near Warsaw, Poland. The application process was tough as there was an online exam with quite a few statistical problems and programming assignments. […]

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Stas to Present at AI for Enzyme Instructed Synthetic Catalysis

Stanislav Mazurenko is invited to give a speech at the “Artificial Intelligence for Enzyme Instructed Synthetic Catalysis” workshop in Amsterdam. The meeting is organized on May 22-23, 2023. The aim of the organizers is to bring together experts from chemistry, biology, and data science and establish interdisciplinary collaborations.

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David to Present at XXV Biological Days

David Bednar is invited to give a speech at XXV Biological Days in Brno. The conference is organized on the occasion of the centenary celebration of the Czechoslovak Biological Society on September 5-6, 2022. David will present our web tool PredictSNP Onco which enables fully automated analysis of the effect of mutations on stability and function […]

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1st Droplet Sorting in LL

Historical first droplet sorting was done in LL. After five years of tenders and tens of installation hours of partial components, we have a fully functional fluorescence-activated droplet sorter (FADS) here in Brno.Great thanks belong to our collaborator Stavros Stavrakis (ETH Zurich) for his expertise and LL undergraduate student Tana Kohutekova for her priceless help.

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Jiri to Present at Business2Science

Jiri Damborsky is invited to the Business2Science Conference organized by Moravian-Silesian Innovation Centre on November 10, 2022, in Ostrava. The main aim of the meeting with more than one hundred participants is to support effective collaboration between the business and academic spheres. Jiri will take part in a keynote moderated discussion focused on researcher excellence.Congratulations!

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Prof. Bornscheuer to Give Lecture at MU

Professor Uwe Bornscheuer from Greifswald University is going to give a lecture titled “Biocatalysis and Enzyme Engineering – a Personal View on the Last Three Decades” at Masaryk University. See details below.

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Dean’s Award for Pavel

Pavel Kohout was awarded by the Dean of the Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology. Sincere congratulations to Pavel and his supervisors Milos and Stas!

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Jiri to Present at INDRC Conference

Jiri Damborsky is invited to give a speech at the INDRC Conference: Artificial Intelligence Solutions for Understanding and Treatment of Neurodegenerative Disorders. The conference is organized as an event of the Czech EU Presidency held on the occasion of the meeting of the Council of EU Ministers for Health in Prague on September 7-8, 2022. […]

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Lukas’s Success at SOC Competition

Lukas Drdla from Gymnazium Kapitana Jarose won 2nd place in a whole-country round of a science competition for secondary school students (SOC, category Chemistry). He focused on the application of microfluidics in environmental protection under the supervision of Michal Vasina, David Kovar, and Zbynek Prokop. Lukas succeeded in the competition of 16 other talented students […]

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3rd Hands-on Computational Enzyme Design Course Successfully Behind Us

3rd Hands-on Computational Enzyme Design Course organized by the Loschmidt Laboratories was performed on-line in May 2022. The course was half-booked after only two weeks. To promote the education of disfavoured students, we granted three scholarships that fully covered the course fees. Overall, the course was fully booked, we had 59 participants from 26 countries and 4 […]

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David to Participate in NGSchool2022
Stas to Present at AI for Enzyme Instructed Synthetic Catalysis
David to Present at XXV Biological Days
1st Droplet Sorting in LL
Jiri to Present at Business2Science
Prof. Bornscheuer to Give Lecture at MU
Dean’s Award for Pavel