• Our grant project has been awarded with an “excellent” grade by the Czech Science Foundation!
    As stated in the official letter from the Board of the Czech Science Foundation, our completed project 18-10687S “New ligands for old receptors of human natural killer cells: structure, assembly within the immune synapse and potential for therapy” has been awarded with an … Read more
  • Two new projects have been approved by the Grant Agency of Charles University!
    Congratulations to Maxmilián Hejl and Nadezda Bragina, two of our Master’s students that have secured funding for their projects from the Grant Agency of Charles University (GAUK)! The project “Utilising sortase A for the preparation of polymer immunotherapeutics and determining their antitumor … Read more
  • Head of our laboratory as an Instruct-ERIC Webinar invited speaker!
    Ondřej Vaněk, head of the laboratory, spoke at the 25th Instruct-ERIC Webinar Series: Structure Meets Function about the structure of the human NK cell NKR-P1:LLT1 receptor:ligand complex. Instruct-ERIC is a European research infrastructure that offers a platform for the advancement of integrative … Read more
  • Our article in the Instruct-ERIC Scientific Highlights!
    Our research team, together with the team of Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences and BIOCEV research centre in the Czech Republic, have recently been featured in the scientific highlights of the Instruct-ERIC website. The teams were recognized for … Read more
  • PF 2023
    The Laboratory of Structural Biochemistry of Immune Recognition wishes you a structured and well-organized, productive new year!
  • We are back! Our laboratory at the XXI. Meeting of Biochemists and Molecular Biologists in Brno
    The annual XXI. Meeting of Biochemists and Molecular Biologists took place on 15-16th November 2022 in Brno for the first time after the Covid-19 outbreak. The participation of our laboratory members was notable, as altogether 6 members were present, including the head … Read more
  • A Master’s student can also participate!
    A student of our laboratory has been accepted to attend the Joint Instruct-iNEXT Course: Integrating Structural Biology Techniques Training! This course introduced students to the fundamental concepts of techniques crucial to the field of Structural Biochemistry such as Macromolecular Crystallography (MX), Nuclear … Read more
  • Our new article is featured on the Faculty of Science website!
    From the atom to NK cell: the story of an unexpected protein structure is the name of an article featured on the front page of the Faculty of Science describing our path to a new publication in the prestigious journal Nature Communications. … Read more
  • A new publication in Nature Communications is out!
    Congratulations to the team of researchers from our laboratory! The research directed by a team from our laboratory consisting of Jan Bláha, Barbora Kalousková, Ondřej Skořepa, Denis Cmunt, Samuel Pažický, Edita Poláchová, Celeste Abreu & Ondřej Vaněk has lead to a new publication in Nature Communications. The new publication is … Read more
  • Our student presenting a poster at Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference
    A master’s student of our laboratory, Kristýna Pazderová, has been accepted to present a poster at the Instruct Biennial Structural Biology Conference (IBSBC), titled “Changes in structural biology: challenges in studying dynamics”. The conference was held in Utrecht, the Netherlands, on 18 … Read more