The joint venture between the Institute of Microbiology of the CAS and Palacky University

The Institute of Microbiology in Prague and Palacky University in Olomouc shared their instrumentation and reported in their paper that cyclic traveling wave ion mobility mass spectrometry (IM-MS) reveals an N → O peptidyl shift in singly protonated cyclosporin A (CsA), an important immunosuppressant used in transplantation surgeries, to isocyclosporin (isoA). This is a problem…

Professor Haruki Okamura visited IMIC in cooperation with the Laboratory of Immunotherapy

On March 21, 2024, professor Haruki Okamura, who works at Hyogo College of Medicine at the Department of Tumor Immunology and Cell Therapy in Japan, gave a lecture at the IMIC.     Professor Haruki Okamura discovered and first cloned and studied interleukin-18 (IL-18), characterizing the various immunological activities of this molecule. His lecture “Biology…

Jan Čapek won the IMIC’s PhD Thesis Competition

On Friday, March 15, 2024, a competition for the best dissertation was held as part of the institute’s seminars, which was attended by doctoral students of the IMIC – Jan Rasl, Rutuja Patil, Izabela Mujakić, František Sklenář, Veronika Kselíková, Martina Hurtová and Waheed your Rahman. They presented research projects of their dissertations.     The…