Brno, Czech Republic

Complex System of Core Facilities for Biological and Human Medicine Research

when 9 July 2023 - 22 July 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 1100

The Summer school State of the art infrastructure in life sciences is dedicated to master students of biological and biochemistry sciences who are interested in modern approaches to experimental research and practical applications of recent findings in this field.

Course leader

doc. Mgr. Pavel Plevka, Ph.D.

Target group

Bachelor, master or PhD students of biochemistry/biology/medicine are preferred, no other pre-requisites than enthusiasm and deep interest are required.

Course aim

The lectures from the experts will cover many different topics of structural biology research from protein engineering, computer simulations, data processing, plant cell, and developmental biology, as well as cytogenetics, proteomics, and neurosciences. You will gain knowledge about structural biology, imaging and microscopy, protein characterization by mass spectrometry, cryo-electron microscopy, NMR spectroscopy methods, and multimodal and functional imaging during a presentation by each of the Core Facility labs represented at the University Campus.

The Summer School will be held in the CEITEC MU ( building E35 and Core Facility labs covering different methodological approaches in structural biology.

Fee info

EUR 1100: The full cost of this programme is €1100. The cost breakdowns as follows:

- tuition fees
- Accommodation in Brno (9-22 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 1000: Partner university discount

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