Latest from the lab

25. Feb. 2021

You may have seen the Heart of Juan Francisco on Twitter. His picture has been selected in the Science In Picture @CEITEC. Maybe in the calendar 2022?

10. Feb. 2021

Saradhi won the second place in the best microscopy picture context 2020 organized by our Cellular Imaging Core Facility. Congratulations to Saradhi. We were happy to represent the Plant department in this context!


12. Jan. 2021:

Our contribution to Cold Spring Harbour Perspectives in Biology, in the collection on Auxin Signaling, is now online. Congratulations to Subodh and Saradhi!

An Essential Function for Auxin in Embryo Development by Verma S, Attuluri V.P.S and Robert H.S. 

Do not hesitate to send a request for the pdf!!

10. Dec. 2020:

We were awarded by the Grant Agency of Masaryk University (GAMU) for oustanding research results (2020 MUNI Excellent Scientist Award), for securing the MSCA IF of Subodh Verma, PhD. The project ITRABAE is starting Jan. 1st, 2021 and will study the function of selected transcription factors in regulating the expression auxin biosynthetic genes in Arabidopsis seeds. We are honoured to be among the 30 MUNI awardees this year. Thanks to GAMU and MUNI; whitout forgetting the great people of the grant offices at CEITEC MU and MUNI to help with the preparation and the success of this project application.

And here the link to the MUNI news page with all 30 awardees:

2. Dec. 2020:

Unnikannan Prabhullachandran received the second poster prize at the PSC Symposium. Congrats Unni!

24. Nov. 2020:

It was our pleasure to host Andrea Ficke, PhD, as a lecturer in our Mendel Centre Departmental SeminarsHer talk was entitled "Leaf and Stem Diseases in Cereals and Oilseed Crops - A Relationship Too Close for Comfort".

Andrea gave us an overview of how applied research in phytopathology can be beneficial for farmers. Glad that Andrea accepted the challenge of lecturing online!

3. Nov. 2020:

  • Handout released (Auxin reporter: DR5)

26. Oct. 2020:

  • Handout released (Auxin reporter: DII)

​19. Oct. 2020:

  • Handout released (Auxin reporter: R2D2)

​13. Oct. 2020:

  • The new website is launched!