Professor Armin Delong passed away on October 5, 2017
Professor Armin Delong, a founder of electron microscopy in the former Czechoslovakia and prominent physicist, passed away on October 5, 2017 at the age of 92 (*29.1.1925 - ✝5.10.2017). Armin Delong, together with professor Vladimír Drahoš, developed the first commercially successful electron microscope BS 242. This instrument was awarded a Gold Medal at the World Exhibition EXPO 58 in Brussels (1958) and was subsequently produced by Tesla Brno.
Nadrian C. Seeman: DNA, not Merely the Secret of Life
We build branched DNA species that can be joined using Watson-Crick base pairing to produce N-connected objects and lattices. We have used ligation to construct DNA topological targets, such as knots, polyhedral catenanes, Borromean rings and a Solomon's knot.
An Instruct/CIISB course took place at the CMS, IBT, Biocev on April 5 and 6, 2018.
This course/workshop allowed participants, with some prior knowledge and experience in macromolecular crystallography, to access the biophysical measurements section and the crystal handling/X-ray diffraction section of the Instruct CZ / CIISB CMS core facility for three practical work sessions.
XV. Discussions in Structural Molecular Biology and the 2nd User Meeting of the Czech Infrastructure for Integrative Structural Biology
In March, 2018, the Czech and Slovak community of structural biologists met at the "XV. Discussions in Structural Molecular Biology".
1st CEITEC Symposium on Recent Advances in Cryo-Electron Microscopy
Cryo-electron Microscopy and Tomography CEITEC Masaryk University has organized a one day symposium on recent developments in the field of cryo-electron microscopy on 18thApril 2018.