Research

Instruments

Imaging facility

   Confocal microscope (Zeiss 5 Duo) enable us provide 3D fluorescent studies in living cells.

IF Reservation System

Robots

  There are three automatic systems for the analysis of plant samples at the institute.

Mass spectrometer

  Connected to 2D high resolution liquid chromatograph (2D-LC/MS).

Projects

Number of grants/projects: 103

Research

   

Principal research fields at the Institute of Experimental Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences are plant genetics, physiology and biotechnology.

In the field of genetics, the institute works on structural and functional genomics, induced mutagenesis and DNA repair or pollen molecular genetics.

Physiological topics include cell biology, hormonal and ecological control of plant growth and development, mechanisms of action of growth regulators, physiology of plant viruses and plant pathophysiology.