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Petra Babkova awarded the International Union Crystallography Poster Competition Price

Petra Babkova was awarded the International Union Crystallography Poster Competition Prize as well as the IUCr Journals Student Poster Prize at the International School on Biological Crystallization (ISBC) 2017 in Granada. Congratulations!

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New addition to Loschmidt Laboratories team

Our team is growing bigger and younger all the time. The new team member is called Matous and was born on May 18th to Jitka and Pavel Vanackovi. Congratulations!

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Submitted grant proposal to Bill Gates Foundation

Loschmidt Laboratories submitted a grant proposal to Bill Gates Foundation under the call “New Approaches for Improving Timeliness of Routine Immunizations in Low-Resource Settings to engineer stable vaccines for Africa.” The proposal title is New Approaches for Improving Timeliness of Routine Immunizations in Low-Resource Settings.  

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FireProt 1.0 released and accompanied by a publication

Researchers and developers from Loschmidt Laboratories released FireProt 1.0: Web server for automated design of thermostable proteins: http://loschmidt.chemi.muni.cz/fireprot/ The relevant publication in Nucleid Acids Research is already available online: https://academic.oup.com/…/article-l…/doi/10.1093/nar/gkx285

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Daniel Pluskal awarded Grammar School Student Award of The Learned Society of the Czech Republic

We are proud to announce that Daniel Pluskal won an Award of The Learned Society of the Czech Republic for Secondary School Students for his work in Students` Professional Activities. Daniel’s work was supervised by doc. Radka Chaloupkova, Ph.D. Congratulations to the author, the supervisor and all those who helped!

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Klara Markova to attend Summer School ‘Exploring Natures Molecular Machine’s’

Klara Markova was selected in a strong competition to attend the Summer School ‘Exploring Natures Molecular Machine’s’ which will be held in Utrecht, The Netherlands from July 03 to July 14 2017.

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Alzheimer’s Disease Consortium Meeting April 7-8

Experts form Loschmidt Laboratories are part of a consortium focusing on Alzheimer’s disease. The 2nd consortium meeting took place on April 7-8 in Brno. Below are a few pictures from the meeting filled with fruitful discussions.            

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ES-Cat project Kick-off meeting in Cambridge

Loschmidt Laboratories participate in the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie project “ES-Cat”. Here are some pictures from the project Kick-off meeting, which took place in Cambridge on April 4 – 5.         

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Loschmidt Laboratories place importance on combining theory and practice

 Theory is when you know everything but nothing works. Practice is when everything works but no one knows why. In Loschimdt Laboratories, theory and practice are combined: nothing works and nobody knows why.  

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Laboratory growing international

Three international colleagues are joining the group this spring. Andrea Schenkmayerova, Ph. D. (Slovakia) is a new postdoctoral fellow and Hannes Konneger, MSc. (Austria) and Gabin Bourdonnaye, MSc. (France) will pursue their doctoral degrees. Welcome!

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ELIXIR CZ annual conference 15 – 16 Nov, 2017
New video explaining the goals of Rafts4Biotech EU project
Invitation to a presentation by Synthetic Genomics
Andrea Schenkmayerova received a grant to attend an EMBO Practical Course
Open Postdoc Position: Protein Engineering
FireProt in MUNI
Jan Stourac won Dean’s Award