Meetings

Summer School on Protein Engineering

Brno, Czech Republic, June 26-30, 2016

The Summer School on Protein Engineering is organized for the secondary school and the university students interested in biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biomedicine and biotechnology. The program consists of theoretical introductory lectures and laboratory practicals. Students will learn the basics of protein design, construction and characterization. Topics to be covered are: search in bioinformatics databases, computer design of biomolecules, construction of mutants using molecular biology techniques, structural and biophysical determination of protein properties. Successful graduates will receive a certificate and the study credits (Bi9280).

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The Biomania Student Scientific Meeting 2015

Brno, Czech Republic, September 22, 2015

The conference is organized by the Masaryk University and the student organization Biomania. The conference is dedicated to students of bachelor, master and doctoral programmes. Active participants will have a chance to present the results of their own projects and try out their presentation skills in the relaxed informal atmosphere of the students meeting. Entries are divided into sessions and the best presentation in each session as well as the best poster win a prize. The language of the conference is English.

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3rd Summer School on Protein Engineering

Brno, Czech Republic, June 22-26, 2014

The Summer on Protein Engineering is organized for the secondary school and the university students interested in biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biomedicine and biotechnology. The program consists of theoretical introductory lectures and laboratory practicals. Students will learn the basics of protein design, construction and characterization. Topics to be covered are: search in bioinformatics databases, computer design of biomolecules, construction of mutants using molecular biology techniques, structural and biophysical determination of protein properties. Successful graduates will receive a certificate and the study credits (Bi9280).

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The Student Scientific Conference on Biotechnology and Biomedicine 2013

Brno, Czech Republic, April 10-12, 2013

The conference is organized by the Masaryk University and the student organization Biomania. The conference is dedicated to students of bachelor, master and doctoral programmes. Active participants will have a chance to present the results of their own projects and try out their presentation skills in relaxed informal atmosphere of the students meeting. Entries are divided into sessions and the best presentation in each session as well as the best poster win a prize. The language of the conference is English.

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The Student Scientific Conference on Biotechnology and Biomedicine 2012

Brno, Czech Republic, April 12-13, 2012

The conference is organized by the Masaryk University and the student organization Biomania. This event is dedicated to the bachelor, master and doctoral students from study programmes focused on molecular biology, genetics, genomics, proteomics, biochemistry, bioengineering and biotechnology. Two main topics – biotechnology and genetically modified organisms – will be common to all the sessions. The main goal of the conference is to allow active and talented young people to experience informal atmosphere of students’ meeting, discuss and share their knowledge.

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2nd Summer School on Protein Engineering

Brno, Czech Republic, June 24-28, 2012

The Summer on Protein Engineering is organized for the secondary school and the university students interested in biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biomedicine and biotechnology. The program consists of theoretical introductory lectures and laboratory practicals. Students will learn the basics of protein design, construction and characterization. Topics to be covered are: search in bioinformatics databases, computer design of biomolecules, construction of mutants using molecular biology techniques, structural and biophysical determination of protein properties. Successful graduates will receive a certificate and the study credits (Bi9280).

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4th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress

Prague, Czech Republic, August 26-30, 2012

The meeting will showcase European and world chemistry, with the special focus on: Analytical Chemistry and Electrochemistry; Education and History, Professional chemists; Food Chemistry; Green Chemistry and Energy; Inorganic Chemistry; Life Sciences; Nanochemistry, Nanotechnology; Organic Chemistry, Polymers; Physical, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry. Six Nobel Prize holders will be among other distinguished speakers attending this meeting: Ciechanover Aaron (Israel), Grubbs Robert (USA), Lehn Jean-Marie (France) Tsien Roger (USA), Wüthrich Kurt (USA) and Yonath Ada (Israel).

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1st Summer School on Protein Engineering

Brno, Czech Republic, September 5-8, 2010

The Summer on Protein Engineering is organized for the secondary school and the university students interested in biology, biochemistry, bioinformatics, biomedicine and biotechnology. The program consists of theoretical introductory lectures and laboratory practicals. Students will learn the basics of protein design, construction and characterization. Topics to be covered are: search in bioinformatics databases, computer design of biomolecules, construction of mutants using molecular biology techniques, structural and biophysical determination of protein properties. Successful graduates will receive a certificate and the study credits (Bi9280).

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34th FEBS Congress

Prague, Czech Republic, July 4-9, 2009

The FEBS Congress, held annually in countries that have a constituent society of the Federation, gives a platform for scientific exchange and shows the newest developments of biochemistry and molecular biology. FEBS Congresses provides opportunities for the presentation of original communications, demonstrations and symposia. Featuring 2000 attendees and a showcase of the newest advances in biochemistry the annual FEBS Congress is one of the larger bio-congresses in Europe.

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Protein Design and Evolution for Biocatalysis

Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain, October 25-30, 2008

This EMBO-ESF meeting will bring together experts in the field of protein engineering and related experimental and theoretical disciplines, like molecular biology, microbiology, enzymology, crystallography, fluid and multi particle physics, computer modelling and bioinformatics. One of the objectives of this meeting is to intensify the discussion and collaboration between experimentalists and theoreticians. The meeting will be highly interdisciplinary thanks to the invitation of speakers with various backgrounds and research interests coming from different scientific communities.

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EU Outreach Workshop on Industrial Biotechnology

Brno, Czech Republic, May 15-16, 2008

The meeting will be attended by industrial biotechnology experts from the Ministries, grant agencies, companies and academic institutes from the European Union and the Czech Republic. The main theme of the meeting will be a discussion on the new growth and strengthening of the position of the Czech Republic as a key player in industrial biotechnologies, the current state evaluation and their further use, and preparation of a document as a basic material for the promotion of biotechnology research and development, and of industry of the Czech Republic.

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NATO Biotechnology Team of Experts

Brno, Czech Republic, April 21-24, 2007

The meeting will be attended by national specialists of The Biotechnology Team of Experts. NATO Team of Experts is responsible, under the aegis of the Hazard Management Sub Group, for maintaining a technology watch on the development of biotechnology-based materials or systems that may limit the operational impact of NBC hazards, in particular in the areas of protection and decontamination. The meeting will be organized jointly by the Masaryk University, the Military Technical Institute of Protection, the Centre for Biocatalysis and Biotransformation and the South-Moravian Innovation Centre.

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Bioinformatics III

Brno, Czech Republic, October 12, 2006

The symposium is organized with the aim to bring together scientists, practitioners and company representatives interested in different aspects of bioinformatics. The meeting is suited for both experts and novices in the field. The major focus of this year meeting are structural bioinformatics and molecular modelling. The plenary lecture “Evolution and Structure of DNA” will be presented by Prof. Pavel Hobza from the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry in Prague. The meeting is organized in the framework of INVEX exhibition of Brno Trade Fairs.

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Bioinformatics II

Brno, Czech Republic, October 13, 2004

The symposium is organized with the aim to bring together scientists, practitioners and company representatives interested in different aspects of bioinformatics. The major focus of this year meeting are methodologies, technologies and software. The meeting is suited for both experts and novices in the field. The plenary lecture “Protein structure prediction by consensus fold recognition and assembly of fragments” will be presented by Dr. Janusz Bujnicki from the International Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology in Warsaw. The meeting is organized within the framework of the INVEX exhibition of Brno Trade Fairs.

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Alfred Bader – Chemist and Art Collector

Brno, Czech Republic, June 14, 2004

The symposium will be organized on the occasion of the 80th birthday of Dr. Alfred Bader, the founder of Aldrich Chemical Company and the patron of Czech chemists. The plenary lecture about a brilliant Czech-Austrian chemist and physicist Josef Loschmidt will be delivered by Dr. Alfred Bader, while a number of short contributions will be presented by the holders of Aldred Bader Awards and the recipients of Alfred Bader Fellowships. The video recording of the entire symposium and accompanying material will be available on the symposium home page.

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