Principal research fields in the Institute of Experimental Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences (IEB) 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.
You can find more details about research focus and results of our laboratories in a scientific report that summarises IEB activities from 2015 to 2017.
Grants and Projects
Confocal microscope (Zeiss 5 Duo) enable us provide 3D fluorescent studies in living cells.
In IEB are three robotic systems for analyzing plant objects.
connected to 2D high resolution liquid chromatograph (2D-LC/MS).