5th Annual Retreat of the Department of the Molecular Biology and Genetics

Friday October 15 th – Sunday October 17 th 2021 - Penzion Mauritz, Bělá, Nová Pec

Organizers: Lenka Chodáková, Tomáš Doležal, Petr Nguyen

Academics: Adam Bajgar, Alexander W. Bruce, Tomáš Doležal, Aleš Horák, Marek Jindra, Josef Komenda, Petr Nguyen, Miroslav Oborník, Roman Sobotka, Michael Wrzacek, Magda Zrzavá

Invited speaker: Jan Janouškovec


Friday 15.10.

15:00 ARRIVAL AND ACCOMMODATION (little refreshment will be ready)
17:00 WELCOME NOTE by Tomáš Doležal

17:10 Divya Aggarwal Chlorophyll-binding domain of the feroochelatase enzyme is essential for the Photosystem
II repair under cold stress
17:30 Matěj Miláček Juvenile hormone receptors in solitary cockroaches and their eusocial cousins, termites
17:50 Anna Wysocka
18:10 Magdalena Kaniewska Effects of mutagenesis and RNAi on neuropeptide genes in the linden bug

19:30- 20:30 Discussion

Saturday 16.10.

8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast

09:00 - 10:50 PRESENTATIONS
09:00 Adam Zeiner CRK2-mediated regulation of plasmodesmata localised proteins
09:20 Martina Stiborová The role and function of WWC2 protein in early embryonal development
09:40 Sadanand Gupta
10:00 Satish Chandra Reddy Nandipathi Novymonas - Pandoraea endosymbiosis: Insights from proteomics
10:20 Shun-Min Yang Evolution of heme biosynthesis in diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum

10:50-11:20 Coffee break

11:30 - 12:50 PRESENTATIONS
11:30 Ayush Sharma Complex origin of apicomplexan plastid
11:50 Jose Yerena Experimental assessment of the biosynthesis of cyanonotoxins from Aetokthonos hydrillicola
12:10 Bankatesh Kumar The role of queuosine tRNA modification on differentiation and virulence of L. mexicana
12:30 Dorsaf Ennaceur Guanine Metabolism in Chromera velia

13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00 -16:00 free afternoon

16:00-16:45 Coffee break

16:45-18:30 PRESENTATIONS – post doc session
16:45 Ellen McMullen The selfish immune system: Metabolic reprogramming during immune response
17:05 Michaela Fencková Habituation deficits in Drosophila models of neurodevelopmental disorders – From
bench to bedside
17:25 Raveendra Babu Uncovering of missing genetic components of juvenile hormone signaling using
high-throughput RNAi screen
17:45 Julie Kovářová Gluconegenesis in the bloodstream form of Trypanosoma brucei
18:05 Laura Ávila Robledillo Nuclear architecture of Pisum sativum centromeres

18:30-19:30 Dinner

19:30-20:30 Invited speaker lecture – JAN JANOUŠKOVEC
"Predicting evolution and cell biology of little known protists from sequence data"

Sunday 17.10.

8:00 – 9:00 Breakfast

9:30 Tomáš Konečný PRC2 in embryogenesis in Arabidopsis
9:50 Gabriela Krejčová Macrophage-derived insulin/IGF antagonist ImpL2 regulates systemic metabolism for
mounting an effective immune response in Drosophila
10:10 Prashant Chauhan Role of lineage-specific mitoribosomal assembly factors in Trypanosoma brucei
10:30 Hammed Abolade Tukkur Characterisation of Hippo-signalling regulated genes during mouse oocyte
maturation and blastocyst cell lineage allocation

10:50-11:20 Coffee break

11:20 Jonathan Wong Mitochondrial membrane biogenesis in Trypanosoma brucei
11:40 Karolína Svobodová Nutritional supplement with antiviral properties for honeybees
12:00 Rebecca Collier Blastomere positioning in the preimplantation mouse embryo
12:20 Pavla Nedbalová SAM cycle as a source of adenosine in Drosophila melanogaster hemocytes
12:40-13:00 CONCLUDING REMARKS, voting for the best presentation

13:00-14:00 LUNCH
14:00 THE END - departures

Winners of the best presentation:

Jose Yerena

Karolina Svobodova

Gabriela Krejcova

post doc session: Michaela Fenckova

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