People

Protein Engineering Group

Team Leaders

Zbynek Prokop, Prof.

Zbynek Prokop, Prof.


Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology
since 2000

zbynek@chemi.muni.cz

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David Bednar, Dr.

David Bednar, Dr.


Molecular Biology, Biochemistry
since 2009

222755@mail.muni.cz

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Martin Marek, Dr.

Martin Marek, Dr.


Molecular and Structural Biology
since 2017

martin.marek@recetox.muni.cz

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Stanislav Mazurenko, Dr.

Stanislav Mazurenko, Dr.


Applied Mathematics and Informatics
since 2018, 2014-2017

stan.mazurenko@gmail.com

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Senior Mentors

Jiri Damborsky, Loschmidt Prof.

Jiri Damborsky, Loschmidt Prof.


Microbiology
since 1994

jiri@chemi.muni.cz

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Postdoctoral Fellows

Sergio Manuel Marques, Dr.

Sergio Manuel Marques, Dr.


Organic and Computational Chemistry
since 2013

smar96@gmail.com

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Joan Planas, Dr.

Joan Planas, Dr.


Structural Bioinformatics
since 2018

joan.planas@mail.muni.cz

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Dmitri Nikitin, Dr.

Dmitri Nikitin, Dr.


Molecular Biology
since 2018

dvnikitin@rambler.ru

Michal Nemergut, Dr.

Michal Nemergut, Dr.


Structural Biology
since 2020

michal.nemergut@gmail.com

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Zainab Sanusi, Dr.

Zainab Sanusi, Dr.


Pharmaceutical Chemistry
since 2021

sanusizainab10@gmail.com

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Anthony Legrand, Dr.

Anthony Legrand, Dr.


Biophysics
since 2021

anthony.tp.legrand@gmail.com

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Laboratory Managers

David Kovar, Dr.

David Kovar, Dr.


Biochemistry
since 2016

kovard@mail.muni.cz

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Technicians

Irena Halikova

Irena Halikova


Organic Chemistry
since 2013

ihalikova@seznam.cz

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Veronika Blechova, Ing.

Veronika Blechova, Ing.


Molecular Biology and Biotechnology
since 2020

245564@mail.muni.cz

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Jana Skarupova, M.Sc.

Jana Skarupova, M.Sc.


Applied Bioscience
since 2021

skarupova.j@gmail.com

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Administrative Assistants

Martina Damborska, M.Sc.

Martina Damborska, M.Sc.


Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology
since 1998

martina@chemi.muni.cz

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Sarka Nevolova, Dr.

Sarka Nevolova, Dr.


Microbiology
since 2021, 2005-2016

nevolova.sarka@gmail.com

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Software Engineers

Jan Stourac, M.Sc.

Jan Stourac, M.Sc.


Bioinformatics
since 2009

stourac.jan@gmail.com

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Marie Jankujova, M.Sc.

Marie Jankujova, M.Sc.


Bioinformatics
since 2020

jankujova@email.cz

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Graduate Students

Milos Musil, M.Sc.

Milos Musil, M.Sc.


Bioinformatics
since 2014

xmusil46@stud.fit.vutbr.cz

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Jiri Hon, M.Sc.

Jiri Hon, M.Sc.


Bioinformatics
since 2014

xhonji01@stud.fit.vutbr.cz

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Antonin Kunka, M.Sc.

Antonin Kunka, M.Sc.


Biochemistry
since 2013

393392@mail.muni.cz

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Ondrej Vavra, M.Sc.

Ondrej Vavra, M.Sc.


Molecular Biology
since 2013

393643@mail.muni.cz

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Martin Toul, M.Sc.

Martin Toul, M.Sc.


Biochemistry
since 2015

423056@mail.muni.cz

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Rayyan Khan, M.Sc.

Rayyan Khan, M.Sc.


Bioinformatics, Systems and Synthetic Biology
since 2019

rayyan.tariq.khan@gmail.com

Michal Vasina, M.Sc.

Michal Vasina, M.Sc.


Biophysical Chemistry
since 2014

437248@mail.muni.cz

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Martin Kizovsky, M.Sc.

Martin Kizovsky, M.Sc.


Environmental Health Sciences
since 2019

martin.kizovsky@seznam.cz

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Jan Velecky, M.Sc.

Jan Velecky, M.Sc.


Bioinformatics
since 2020

xvelec07@vut.cz

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Petr Kouba, M.Sc.

Petr Kouba, M.Sc.


Computer Vision and Digital Image Processing
since 2021

petrkouba3@gmail.com

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Faraneh Haddadi, M.Sc.

Faraneh Haddadi, M.Sc.


Environmental Health Sciences
since 2021

faraneh.haddadi@gmail.com

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Jana Horackova, M.Sc.

Jana Horackova, M.Sc.


Bioinformatics
since 2019

460708@mail.muni.cz

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Marika Majerova, Ing.

Marika Majerova, Ing.


Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics
since 2020

marika.majerova@recetox.muni.cz

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Undergraduate Students

Michaela Slanska, Bc.

Michaela Slanska, Bc.


Biochemistry
since 2016

misel.slanska@seznam.cz

Jan Mican

Jan Mican


Medicine
since 2016

janmican@mail.muni.cz

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Hana Faldynova, Bc.

Hana Faldynova, Bc.


Molecular Biology and Genetics
since 2018

484081@mail.muni.cz

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Daniel Pluskal, Bc.

Daniel Pluskal, Bc.


Biochemistry
since 2015

pluskal.daniel@mail.muni.cz

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Juraj Ondrej Dubrava, Bc.

Juraj Ondrej Dubrava, Bc.


Bioinformatics
since 2019

xdubra03@stud.fit.vutbr.cz

Petr Kohout

Petr Kohout


Bioinformatics
since 2019

xkohou14@stud.fit.vutbr.cz

Pavel Kohout

Pavel Kohout


Bioinformatics
since 2019

xkohou15@stud.fit.vutbr.cz

Jan Cesnek

Jan Cesnek


Medicine
since 2017

honza-cesnek@email.cz

Veronika Slonkova

Veronika Slonkova


Medicine
since 2018

493532@mail.muni.cz

Anna Smrckova

Anna Smrckova


Molecular Biology and Genetics
since 2020

anna.smrcka@gmail.com

Martin Havlasek

Martin Havlasek


Biochemistry
since 2018

242740@mail.muni.cz

Petr Kabourek

Petr Kabourek


Informatics
since 2018

peta.kabourek@seznam.cz

Andrej Jezik

Andrej Jezik


Bioinformatics
since 2020

andrejjezik@gmail.com

David Lacko

David Lacko


Bioinformatics
since 2020

xlacko09@stud.fit.vutbr.cz

Michal Bubenik, Bc.

Michal Bubenik, Bc.


Mathematical Biology
since 2020

474140@mail.muni.cz

Veronika Szotkowska

Veronika Szotkowska


Bioinformatics
since 2020

500270@mail.muni.cz

Jan Tulis

Jan Tulis


Medical Genetics and Molecular Diagnostics
since 2021

tulijan@seznam.cz

Jana Hennelova

Jana Hennelova


Molecular Genetics
since 2021

janusa.hennelova@gmail.com

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Nikola Eva Madlova

Nikola Eva Madlova


General Medicine
since 2021

nikolaevamadlova@gmail.com

Karolina Snajdarova

Karolina Snajdarova


General Medicine
since 2020

karolinasnajdarova@seznam.cz

Nikola Velatova

Nikola Velatova


Physics and Chemistry with a view to Education
since 2020

velatovaniki@seznam.cz

Tana Kohutekova

Tana Kohutekova


Biomedical Technologies and Bioinformatics
since 2021

tanakohu@gmail.com

Josef Kadlecek, Bc.

Josef Kadlecek, Bc.


Computer science
since 2021

xkadle35@stud.fit.vutbr.cz

Martin Stepanek, Bc.

Martin Stepanek, Bc.


Computer science
since 2021

xstepa59@stud.fit.vutbr.cz

Secondary School Students

Lucia Cengelova

Lucia Cengelova


Gymnazium Jozefa Miloslava Hurbana v Cadci
since 2020

lucy.cen12@gmail.com

Lukas Drdla

Lukas Drdla


Gymnazium Brno, trida Kapitana Jarose
since 2020

google94@skaut.cz

Tereza Sustrova

Tereza Sustrova


Gymnazium Brno, trida Kapitana Jarose
since 2021

tesustrova@gmail.com

Nela Sendlerova

Nela Sendlerova


Gymnazium Brno-Reckovice
since 2021

sendlerova.nela@gmail.com

Lucie Sustkova

Lucie Sustkova


Gymnazium a Jazykova skola Zlin
since 2021

lucka.sustkova@seznam.cz

Alumni

Katerina Manova, MSc.
1994-1995
Immunology and Microbiology Laboratory, RNDR. Zdenek Cechacek, s.r.o, Brno - Head of Laboratory
Ludek Blaha, Dr.
1994-1995
Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Masaryk University, Brno - Professor
Kamila Hynkova, Dr.
1995-2000
Analytical Laboratory, Centropen, Dacice - Researcher
Michal Kuty, Dr.
1996-1999
Institute of Physical Biology, South Bohemian University, Ceske Budejovice - Assistant Professor
Lukas Garcic, MSc.
1997-1998
Biochemical and Hematology Diagnostics, Biochemicka a hematologicka diagnostika s.r.o., Frydek Mistek - Head of Laboratory
Michal Slanina, MSc.
1998-1999
Czech Inspection of the Environment, Havlickuv Brod - Inspector
Sona Marvanova, MSc.
1999-2001
Centre for Transportation Research, Brno - Researcher
Vladka Czernekova, MSc.
1999-2001
Research Institute of Animal Production, Department of Molecular Genetics and Reproduction Biology, Praha - Researcher
Jana Sykorova, MSc.
1999-2002
Children's Hospital, Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Hematology, Brno - Researcher
Michal Strouhal, MSc.
1999-2003
Department of Biology at Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University - Assistant Professor
Tomas Jedlicka, MSc.
2000-2003
Primary school in Jehnice, Jehnice - Director
Martina Budova, MSc.
2001-2002
CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno - Vice-Director
Petr Dobes, MSc.
2001-2003
Children´s Hospital, Brno - Researcher
Jan Kmunicek, Dr.
1999-2003
Institute of Computer Science, Masaryk University, Brno - Researcher
Iva Tesinska, MSc.
1999-2003
Department of Food and Safety, Research Veterinary Institute, Brno - Researcher
Marcel Zamocky, Dr.
2004
University of Vienna, Vienna - Head of Research Project
Veronika Stepankova, Dr.
2005-2015
Enantis, s.r.o. - CEO
Michal Bohac, Dr.
1997-2004
TriLAB Group s.r.o., Brno - Sales Director
Petr Jerabek, Ph.D.
2002-2007
Charles University, Praha - Assistant Professor
Marta Monincova, Ph.D.
1999-2007
Private College, Manchester, UK - Assistant
Takashi Nakamura, Dr.
2004
Nagahama Institute of Bio-science and Technology, Nagahama - Assistant Professor
Peter Holub, MSc.
2006-2008
National Centre for Biomolecular Research, Masaryk University, Brno - Ph.D. Student
Radka Uhlirova, Bc.
2007-2008
Department of Molecular Biology, Masaryk University, Brno - Ph.D. Student
Jiri Polinek, MSc.
2006-2009
Bio-Rad, Brno - Sales Representative
Martin Klvana, MSc.
2002-2009
Department of Chemistry, Layola University Chicago, Chicago - Ph.D. Student
Martina Pavlova, Dr.
2001-2009
R&D Biotechnology, FAVEA Ltd., Koprivnice - Director
Ondrej Hlousa, Bc.
2008-2009
Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno - Student
Jiri Marek, Bc.
2008-2009
Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno - Student
Jiri Matejicek, Bc.
2008-2009
Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology - Student
Peter Lisak, Bc.
2008-2009
Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology - Student
Frantisek Kluknavsky, Bc.
2009-2010
Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology - Student
Rostislav Wolny, MSc.
2008-2010
MANZES, Brno - Software Engineer
Simona Hankeova, Bc.
2009-2010
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University - Student
Tomas Mozga, MSc.
2004-2010
DIALOG centrum, Brno - Founder and Administrator
Lada Biedermannova, Dr.
2009-2011
Laboratory of Ligand Engineering, Institute of Biotechnology, Praha - Researcher
Jan Sinkora, Bc.
2009-2011
Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno - Student
Veronika Modrava, Bc.
2010-2011
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University - Student
Jakub Harnos, Bc.
2009-2011
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University - Student
Andrea Fortova, Dr.
1995-2012
National Centre for Biomolecular Research, Masaryk University, Brno - Researcher
Khomaini Hasan, Dr.
2007-2012
University Bandung, Indonesia - Assistant Professor
Ivana Drienovska
2009-2012
VU Amsterdam - Tenure-track Assistant Professor
Petr Potesil, MSc.
2010-2012
Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno - Student
Vojtech Kundrat
2011-2012
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University - Student
Zuzana Vlachova, Ing.
2010-2013
Maternity Leave
Ondrej Neuwirth, MSc.
2010-2013
University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Science - Researcher
Artur Gora, Dr.
2010-2013
Biotechnology Centre, Silesian University of Technology - Assistant Professor
Lenka Palkova, MSc.
2012-2013
CEITEC, Masaryk University, Brno - Technician
Monika Strakova
2005-2013
Maternity Leave
Marta Surgentova
2012-2013
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University - Student
Jakub Janicek
2011-2013
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University - Student
Eva Sebestova, Dr.
2004-2013
Maternity Leave
Jakub Tischler, Bc.
2009-2013
Software Development Europe, s.r.o - Software Developer
Nagendra P. Kurumbang, Dr.
2011-2013
Lygos, Berkeley, California - Metabolic Engineer - Scientist
Zdenek Janicek, Ing.
2012-2014
Metrohm Česká republika, s.r.o. - Technician
Katarina Tvaruzkova, MSc.
2012-2014
Department of Transcriptional Regulation, Institute of Molecular Genetics - Technician
Antonin Pavelka, Dr.
2006-2014
San Diego Supercomputer Center, San Diego - Postdoctoral Fellow
Pavel Dvorak, Dr.
2006-2015
Centro Nacional de Biotecnología, Madrid - Postdoctoral fellow
Elisabet Manaskova
2013-2015
First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague - Student
Vit Vsiansky
2014-2015
Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University - Student
Koen Beerens, Dr.
2013-2015
Centre for Industrial Biotechnology, Ghent University - Assistant Professor
Shubhangi Kaushik, Dr.
2012-2015
Biyani Group of Colleges, Affiliated to University of Rajasthan - Assistant Professor
Jan Brezovsky, Dr.
2005-2016
International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Warsaw, and Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan - Group Leader
Jaroslav Bendl, Dr.
2011-2016
Functional Neurogenomics Lab, Mount Sinai, New York - Postdoctoral Fellow
Tana Koudelakova, Dr.
2004-2012, 2015-2016
Enantis, s.r.o. - Researcher
Lukas Daniel, Dr.
2008-2016
Genetica - Bioinformatician
Lubomir Janda, Dr.
2017
VUVel, Department of Immunology - Researcher
Gabriela Dankova, MSc.
2016-2017
Erasmus University Rotterdam - Doctoral Student
David Damborsky
2015-2017
Gymnazium Slapanice
Zuzana Valentova
2015-2017
Faculty of Medicine, MU - Student
Karolina Sedlackova
2015-2017
Department of Experimental Biology, Masaryk University - Student
Robin Nemeth, Bc.
2014-2017
Keboola Asia - Data Analyst
Michal Hubacek, Bc.
2015-2017
Department of Experimental Biology, Masaryk University - Student
Hana Moskalikova, MSc.
2009
Maternal leave
Lenka Libichova, Bc.
2015-2017
Department of Experimental Biology, Masaryk University - Student
Tomas Martinek, Dr.
2016-2017
Flowmon, Brno - Developer
Veronika Liskova, Dr.
2011-2017
Laboratory of Ligand Engineering, Institute of Biotechnology, Czech Academy of Sciences - Postdoc Fellow
Radka Chaloupkova, Assoc. Prof.
2001-2018
Enantis - Chief Science Officer
Pavel Solansky, MSc.
2014-2018
Institute of Experimental Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences - Bioinformatician
Zuzana Dunajova, MSc.
2014-2018
Institute of Science and Technology, Austria - PhD Candidate
Veronika Dockalova, MSc.
2015-2018
Institute of Applied Physics, TU Wien
Lukas Chrast, MSc.
2010-2018
Leave
Petra Babkova, MSc.
2012-2018
Maternity Leave
Tomas Buryska, Dr.
2009-2018
ETH, Zurich - Postdoctoral Fellow
Hannes Konegger, M.Sc.
2017-2018
Universität für Bodenkultur, Wien
Jakub Kratochvil, Bc.
2014-2019
National Cell and Tissue Centre, Brno
Klaudia Chmelova, MSc.
2013-2019
Maternity Leave
Dana Vigasova, Dr.
2017-2019
Leave
Lenka Sumbalova, MSc.
2016-2019
FIT VUT
Piia Kokkonen, Dr.
2015-2020
University of Eastern Finland - Postdoctoral Researcher
Klara Markova, M.Sc.
2014-2020
maternity leave
Kristina Plevova, M.Sc.
2020
Leave
Sabina Fronkova, Bc.
2019
Department of Experimental Biology, Masaryk University - Student
Hana Bernhardova
2019
Biochemistry, University College, University of Oxford - Undergraduate
Marketa Stuchla, M.Sc.
2019 - 2020
Maternity Leave
Andy Beier, Dr.
2018-2020
ifb SE - consultant for digital transformation
Jitka Sedlackova, Dr.
2017-2020
Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University - Assistant Professor
Pavel Vanacek, Dr.
2013-2020
Vienna Biocenter, Austria - R&D Researcher
Barbora Liskova
2018-2020
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University - Student
Adam Dobias, M.Sc.
2018-2020
Gaspar P. Pinto, Dr.
2017-2021
BMC Uppsala University, Sweden - Senior Researcher
Andrea Schenkmayerova, Dr.
2017-2021
Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague - Postdoctoral Fellow
Katerina Slanska, M.Sc.
2015-2021
Technical University of Munich, Germany - Ph.D. student
Martin Marusiak, Bc.
2016-2021

Visiting Students and Researchers

Yukari Sato, Ph.D.
2003
Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Victor Acha, Dr.
2004
Colorado State University, Fort Colins, USA
Agniezska Obarska, Bc.
2004
International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Warsaw, Poland
Agniezska Obarska, Bc.
2005
International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Warsaw, Poland
Ana Negri, MSc.
2005
University of Alcala, Alcala, Spain
Ewa Papajak, Bc.
2005
University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
Jan Kosinski, MSc.
2005
International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Warsaw, Poland
Khomaini Hasan, MSc.
2006
Padjadjaran University, Bandung, Indonesia
Halil Duzcu, Bc.
2006
Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey
Seyed Mohammad Mehdi Dastgheib
2010
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Sedigheh Asad
2010
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
Siti Nur Inayah
2012
University Bandung, Indonesia
Michael Fibinger
2013
University Greifswald, Germany
Mateusz Samoraj
2015
Wrocław University of Technology, Poland
Michael Fibinger
2015
University Greifswald, Germany
Per-Olof Syren, Dr.
2015
KTH Stockholm, Sweden
Bartosz Tadeusz Koprowski, Dr.
2015
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Niels Peters
2016
Charlemagne College, The Netherlands
Magdalena Ługowska
2016
Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
Sandra Gołdowska
2016
Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
Jun Wang, Dr.
2017
University of Greifswald, Germany
Stavros Stavrakis, Dr.
2017
ETH Zurich
Mark Dörr, Dr.
2017
University of Greifswald, Germany
Dominik Kopcak
2018
Gymnazium Kosice, Slovakia
Aisaraphon Phintha
2018
Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC), Thailand
Pimchai Chaiyen, Dr.
2018
Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC), Thailand
Askin Aslan Üzel
2018
University of Greifswald, Germany
Jana Hennelova
2018
Gymnazium Krompachy, Slovakia
Eva Schuiten, M.Sc.
2019
University of Greifswald, Germany
Brennen Heames
2019
University Munster, Germany
Lea R. Rapp, M.Sc.
2019
University of Stuttgart, Germany
Christian Curado Carballada, M.Sc.
2020
CompBioLab, University of Girona, Spain
Lucia Cengelova
2021
Gymnazium Jozefa Miloslava Hurbana, Slovakia
Jana Hennelova
2021
University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Marcel Zamocky, Dr.
2021
Institute of Molecular Biology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava

Honza to Present at 17th P4EU Meeting
Oral Presentation Prize for Milos
David, Martin and Milos to Present at ProtStab’2021
New Course of Synthetic Biology
Sergio to Present at EMBO Workshop
Dmitri and Jan to Present at XXVIth Biochemistry Congress
Poster Award for Martin