Brno, Czech Republic

Molecular and Structural Biology

when 10 July 2022 - 23 July 2022
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 400

The Summer school of Structural Biology is dedicated to students (primary at Master level, but others are
welcome too) of biological and biochemistry sciences who are interested in modern approaches of
experimental research and practical applications of recent findings in this field.
The lectures from the experts will cover many different topics of structural biology research from - virology,
protein engineering, computer simulations, plant cell, and developmental biology as well as genomics,
cytogenetics and proteomics. Participants will learn about structural biology, imaging, protein
characterization by mass spectrometry, X-ray crystallography, cryo-electron microscopy, and NMR
spectroscopy methods during a presentation by each of the Core Facility labs represented at the University
Week 1 (11. – 15. 7. 2022) - Week of Research Groups
Pavel Plevka -
Robert Vácha -
Jiří Damborský, Zbyněk Prokop, David Bednář, Martin Marek, Stas Mazurenko
Tomasz Nodzyński -
Martin Lysák -
Jiří Fajkus -
Week 2 (18. – 22. 7. 2022) - Week of Core Facilities
NMR methods for characterization of biomolecular structure, dynamics, and interactions
Biomolecular interactions and crystallization
Plant Sciences

Target group

students of biochemistry/biology/medicine are preferred, no other
pre-requisites than enthusiasm and deep interest

Course aim

This course falls under Masaryk University's 'Intensive Summer School'. Students will study their classes in the morning and in the afternoon be free to participate in social and cultural activities arranged in and around Brno.

Fee info

EUR 400: The full cost of this programme is €1000. The cost breakdowns as follows:

- tuition fees
- Accommodation in Brno (10-23 July)
- Opening and Closing receptions
- Culture activities around Brno
- Day trip to Prague or Vienna
- 24/7 support
- Social programme

A €100 discount is available for students from partner universities

Students should budget an additional €200-500 depending on their spending habits for food (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and fun "optional" activities in Brno.
EUR 350: discount for partner university students

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