Entries by Marta Vrlová


I came into my own in the microworld

He works in the Protein Engineering ICRC research team at the Loschmidt Laboratories, Faculty of Science, MU. In 2020, he was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship to spend a semester at the University of Texas at Austin in the group of Prof. Kenneth A. Johnson. This year he successfully defended his PhD in Molecular and Cell […]

Lisbon model institution for the ICRC found thanks to HR Award

With the mid-2023 deadline approaching, activities related to the implementation of the project “Implementation of the HR AWARD standard in the FNUSA-ICRC” (HR Award) are reaching their peak at the ICRC. One of the expected project outcomes was a trip abroad to a research centre aimed at deepening research cooperation and internationalization of the ICRC. […]

AI-powered data analysis means new opportunities for patients and clinical research

Hospital systems contain vast amounts of data that, in the current technical environment, are mainly used to record and store important information during medical care. This data is collected from a wide range of subsystems and contains dozens to hundreds of parameters that the treating physician works with. He often has to go through extensive […]

ICRC Head among the Czech scientific elite

Forbes Czech Republic magazine has ranked Prof. Irena Rektorová among the top Czech female scientists of 2023! She is involved in the search for indicators for early diagnosis and innovative treatment options for Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia. At the St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno she runs the Centre for Abnormal Movements and Parkinsonism. […]


ICRC and FaF MU: joining forces for better diagnosis and treatment

On Friday 9 June 2023, the Director of St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno (FNUSA), Ing. Vlastimil Vajdák, and the Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Masaryk University (FaF MU), prof. PharmDr. Mgr. David Vetchý, Ph.D., signed an agreement on building and operating a joint research facility. It will be established through the cooperation of the […]


The ICRC Academy has shaped my career

Ľudmila Kvašňovská is a 4th year student at the English Bilingual Grammar School in Čadca. In 2022, she went through the ICRC Academy weekend seminar, which started her journey into science. In this interview, she reveals how she made her way from her hometown of Staškov in northern Slovakia, through the ICRC Academy and an […]

MU Rector’s Awards for Scientific Achievements go to the ICRC

Martin Bareš, Rector of Masaryk University, has recognised outstanding achievements in science and research for the year 2022. Among the winners of the Rector’s Awards are two ICRC representatives, Martin Toul and Aleš Hampl. Congratulations to both colleagues! The ceremony took place on 18 May 2023 in Karel Engliš Grand Auditorium of the Faculty of […]

ICRC deepens its cooperation with the Institute of Biophysics of the CAS

Biomedical research in Brno has taken another step towards excellence. On Friday 19 May 2023, the Director of the St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno (FNUSA), Ing. Vlastimil Vajdák, and the Director of the Institute of Biophysics of the Czech Academy of Sciences (BFÚ AV ČR), doc. RNDr. Eva Bártová, Ph.D., DSc., signed a contract on […]

Unique personality and top scientist: Jiří Damborský receives the medal of the Learned Society of the Czech Republic

A renowned expert in the Czech Republic and internationally, holder of several international patents, head of the Loschmidt Laboratories of the Faculty of Science of MU and the Protein Engineering research team of the ICRC, co-founder of the first biotechnology spin-off company of MU Enantis, holder of awards from the international scientific organization European Molecular […]