The Center for Nanobiology and Structural Biology (CNSB) in Nové Hrady is a research unit of the Institute of Microbiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences and carries out research in the field of structural and systems biology on a molecular, cell, tissue, and organism level.  Despite the short time of their existence, CNSB research groups already achieved excellent scientific results, publishing in highly visible journals such as Nature, Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, Nature Methods, etc.


Head of the Center:  Prof. RNDr. Rüdiger Ettrich, PhD.

Phone : +420 386 361 297
Fax: +420 386 361 279




Zamek 136, CZ 37333 Nove Hrady, Czech Republic

Secretary: Daniela Hambergerová

Phone: +420 389 033 806
Fax: +420 386 361 279


Scientific Departments:

Lazar Lab
Kuta Smatanova Lab

Reha lab
Ettrich lab
Minofar Lab
Ludwig Lab









Built in the Empire style, the Center is situated in the historical building of the Nové Hrady château in South Bohemia about 170 km south of Prague.

The Conference Centre  is placed in the historical empire building of the Castle in Nové Hrady on the south of Bohemia and is a part of the Center for Nanobiology and Structure Biology.
The Conference centre offers organization of conferences, field meetings, congresses, trainings, seminars, workshops and other events.


The Laboratory of Advanced Optical Microscopy at the MBU in Nové Hrady offers a position as a professional assistant