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Six scientists of the Institute of Physiology belong among 2% of the most cited authors in the world (22.11. 2021)

Representatives of Elsevier publishing company, SciTech Strategies organization and Stanford University announced a new list of 2 % the most-cited scientists of all disciplines that are involved in the database Scopus in 2020. Six scientists of the Institute of Physiology belong among  them: Tomáš Čajka, Petr Ježek, Milada Dobiášová, Lucie Bačáková, Ondřej Kuda and Josef Houštěk. The list includes 712 authors from Czech research institutions with 107 of the Czech Academy of Sciences. Big congratulations to all our colleagues!

Almost a fifth of the lecturers at the Open Science Conference 2021 did their internship at IPHYS (22.11. 2021)

High school students presented the results of their research from internships at the Open Science Conference 2021, which took place on 18 and 19 November 2021 in the conference rooms of the IMG CAS. The students presented the topics they covered during their annual internships and the results they achieved in their research. There were presented 40 presentations from 69 talented young scientists. 11 students who presented 7 presentations completed their internship at the Institute of Physiology CAS.

3rd place in the 2nd field of science - Living Nature and Chemistry was won by student Alena Machalíková, lecturer Blanka Holendová from the Laboratory of Mitochondrial Physiology. Expert jury composed of: RNDr. Hana Sychrová, DrSc., Mgr. Tomáš Kraus, Ph.D. and RNDr. Petr Novák, Ph.D. agreed at a very high level not only the quantity and quality of the presented results, but also the presentation itself. Congratulations to the winner and all participants and we also thank the lecturers of internships at PHYS: K. Brejchová, B. Holendová, H. Janíčková, J. Musílková, V. Palůchová, M. Tencerová and O. Zimmermannová.

Complete results  Open Science at IPHYS

Take a look at the world of physiology online! (27.10. 2021)

As part of the Science and Technology Week you can take a look at the world of physiology online. We have prepared an interactive game, tests, crossword puzzles and other tasks that will help you find out more about your body and other interesting things from the world of physiology. How well do you know the human body? How does your memory work? Where does the brain control your muscles? Do you know how your biological clock ticks? You can try everything here. 

Martina Trávníčková received the Scientific Award of the French Embassy (5.10. 2021)

On Thursday, September 30, 2021, Martina Trávníčková received the award from the French Embassy in the Czech Republic. She placed 2nd in the Pharmacy category with her work "Studies of Adhesion, Growth and Differentiation of Stem Cells for Bone and Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering". The awards in this category are jointly granted by the French Embassy in the Czech Republic and the Fondation Recherche en Chimie / Université de Strasbourg. The event was chaired by Jean-Marie Lehn, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Pavel Doleček, Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Science and Research and French Ambassador Alexis Dutertre. A total of 71 applicants under the age of 33 took part in the competition, nominated by the university or the Academy of Sciences on the basis of the quality of their research work within the doctoral study. The results were decided by 7 commissions composed of 49 Czech and French professors and scientists. More

Helena Illnerová received the Silver Medal of the President of the Senate (30.9. 2021)

On Tuesday, September 28, 2021 Helena Illnerová received Silver medal of the President of the Senate. Since 2007, the silver medals of the President of the Senate have been awarded to important personalities from the ranks of scientists, artists, athletes and other public officials who excel in their fields or with their special deeds or abilities. Medallion of Helena Illnerova


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František Vyskočil received the Medal of the Faculty of Science of Charles University (17.8. 2021)

On Monday, June 21, 2021 awarded the Dean of the Faculty of Science prof. Jiří Zima ten personalities with the memorial medal of the Faculty of Science of Charles University. Prof. František Vyskočil was one of ten awarded personalities. More information

Prof. Tomáš Radil has died (9.8. 2021)

With deep sorrow we announce that on April 8, died at age of 90, Prof. MUDr.Tomáš Radil, DrSc, the exceptional person and emeritus researcher of the Institute of Physiology of the CAS. Honor his memory. Memory of the Prof. Radil



The one-week summer course on Advances in Selected Areas of Biomedicine for Students of Medical Faculties will be held in September 6-10, 2021.

The course will focus on acquiring new knowledge and practical experience with biomedical research. The aim is to increase the qualification of graduates of medical faculties of the Charles University in Prague in the field of biomedical research and to increase their interest in postgraduate education.The course is primarily, but not exclusively, intended for 1st and 2nd year students, it will be in English and its capacity is limited to 20 participants. Deadline for application is July 302021. Applicants will be selected on a first come, first-serve basis. The course is free of charge. Summer course reached maximum capacity and is CLOSED. More information about the course

Michaela Tencerová succeeded in the competition L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science (28.6. 2021)

The project L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science was founded in Paris in 1998. It is aimed at women scientists under the age of 40. The project began in 2006 in the Czech Republic.  66 women scientists signed up for the domestic version of the international program this year. A jury composed of representatives of the Czech Academy of Sciences, UNESCO and L'Oréal, selected 13 semi-finalists. In the end, neurologist Petra Laššuthová, plant geneticist Terezie Mandáková and physiologist Michaela Tencerová became the laureates. Congratulations!

Jakub Otáhal was appointed a Professor (10.5. 2021)

Assoc. Prof. MUDr.  Jakub Otáhal, PhD was appointed a Professor in Medical Physiology and Pathophysiology. Czech president signed a letter of appointment on May 8, 2021. The appointment procedure took a place at Charles University, Prague.

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