60th birthday of Jirka Janata Our laboratory celebrated the 60th birthday of our former laboratory leaderJirka Janata on 9.1.2024. The next celebration, this time in style, will be at a later date, when it will be possible to sit outside. Moreover, before that, on 7.1.2024 we celebrated our new leader Zdeněk Kameník. Happy Birthday!
Topic: resistance and the development of new antibiotics and the 80th anniversary of the isolation of streptomycin (19th October) – the first drug against tuberculosis. Link to the TV report (Broadcasted 19th October 2023) : https://ct24.ceskatelevize.cz/veda/3622623-prvni-lek-na-tuberkulozu-byl-objeven-pred-osmdesati-lety-chorobu-se-dosud-nepodarilo
The second scientific conference NIVB Meeting 2023 was held from 2 to 5 October 2023 in Kutná Hora. This year’s meeting built on the success of the first edition in 2022 and also brought together experts from the fields of virology and bacteriology, fostering collaboration and developing breakthrough research. More informations: https://nivb.cz/cs/2023/10/10/nivb-meeting-2023/?rl_gallery_no=1&rl_page=5
On Friday 15th September, 12 lab members (mix Krč+ Vestec) went to Čerčany, either by train or by their own transport. Here, after the draw, the partners went with their canoes to Týnec nad Sázavou. The whole day there was a calm mood, between the crews you could get to know people who normally do
The development of new antibiotics, particularly those effective against resistant bacteria, is one of the global health challenges of our time. Workers at the Institute of Microbiology of the CAS, in international collaboration with the University of Tokyo, have now solved the structure of a key condensing (coupling) enzyme used for antibiotic biosynthesis and elucidated
May 15th -18th 2023, 22nd Interdisciplinary Meeting of Young Life Scientists, Milovy, Czech Republic
Our PhD student Lada Hanzlíková presented her results as a poster entitled “Hascofovomycin, a new 4-alkyl-L-proline derivate isolated from marine Actinobacteria” in the Bioscience & Molecular Biology section.
14-16 March 2023 The Arctic University, Tromso, Norway Zdenek Kamenik presented our recently developed bioinformatics tool CluSeek. He gave a talk within the CANS seminars at the University of Tromso and presented a poster at the Bioprosp_23 conference organized by Tekna.
8 September 2022, Prague – presentation of selected IMIC laboratories and sailing on Vltava river 60th Anniversary of the Institute of Microbiology 8 September 2022, Prague – presentation of selected IMIC laboratories and sailing on Vltava river