Faculty of Science on 10. - 11. 10. 2019 organized the first symposium New trends in biosciences.
The minisymposium was organized to acquaint participants with news in the field of structural biochemistry and biomedicine. Emphasis was placed on new and rapidly increasing techniques and the possibility of applying new knowledge into practice.
The symposium was preceded by the opening of the traveling exhibition “CRISTALES: a world to discover” opened by RNDr. Pavlína Řežáčová from IOChB and IMG AS CR in Prague and prof. Tomáš Polívka, Vice-Rector of the University of South Bohemia. The exhibition presents a collection of 14 posters depicting the world of crystals through the eyes of scientists and artists.
The symposium ended with a lecture by colleague Pawl Kania from NanoTemper Technologies (Poland), which organized a workshop the second day and allowed participants to measure their own samples using nanoDSF and MST technology. To the symposium was invited a number of outstanding speakers from abroad, namely dr. Oksana Degtjarik of the Weizman Institute of Science (Rehovot, Israel), dr. Naoko Mizuno, dr. Dr. Christian Biertümpfel, dr. Iuliia Iermak and Matthias Pöge, all from the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry (Martinsried, Germany), dr. Iosifina Sarrou of DESY Hamburg (Germany), dr. Imrich Barák and dr. Ľubica Urbániková from the Institute of Molecular Biology, SAS (Bratislava, Slovakia) and also Czech colleagues doc. Radka Chaloupková from MU Brno, dr. Pavlína Řežáčová from IOChB and IMG AS CR Prague, dr. Vít Straňák and dr. Roman Tůma from the University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice.