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.
You can find more details about research focus and results of our laboratories in a scientific report that summarises the activities of our institute from 2015 to 2017.
Grants and Projects
Confocal microscope (Zeiss 5 Duo) enable us provide 3D fluorescent studies in living cells.
There are three automatic systems for the analysis of plant samples at the institute.
Connected to 2D high resolution liquid chromatograph (2D-LC/MS).