Program and info


Program 2014

2nd Summer School in Molecular Biophysics and Systems Biology

Term: 7th July – 27th July 2014

Day Date Time Place Event or presentation People Notes
Mon ARRIVAL DATE 9:00 – 5:00 P.M.
Tue 8.7. 9:00 A.M. theatre hall Welcome morning Dr. Libor Grubhoffer,Dr. Rudiger Ettrich, Project leaders
Wed 9.7. 7:00 P.M. theatre hall Lecture Dr.Tomáš Polívka
Th 10.7 7:00 P.M. theatre hall Lecture Dr. Bohdan Schneider
Fri 11.7. 7:00 P.M. theatre hall Lecture Dr. Martina Roeselová
Sat 12.7. Free time
Sun 13.7 Free time
Mo 14.7. 7:00 P.M. theatre hall Lecture Dr. Robert Vácha
Tue 15.7 7:00 P.M. theatre hall Lecture Dr. Maik Kschischo
Wed 16.7 All day Český Krumlov Rafting – Vltava River
Th 17.7. 7:00 P.M. theatre hall Lecture – Was binding of free aminoacids an early innovation in the evolution of allostery? Dr.Rudiger Ettrich
Fri 18.7. 7:00 P.M. Culture house Concert – “Parrot orphans”
Sat 19.7. 7:00 P.M. theatre hall Free time
Sun 20.7. 7:00 P.M. theatre hall Free time
Mo 21.7. 7:00 P.M. theatre hall Lecture – How to make your presentation killing Marcela Kotrčová
Tue 22.7. 7:00 P.M. theatre hall Lecture – Structure and dynamics of biomolecules in aqueous and non-aqueous solutions Dr. Babak Minofar
Wed 23.7. 7:00 P.M. theatre hall Lecture – Biological Applications of QM/MM calculations Dr. David Řeha
Th 24.7. 7:00 P.M. Preparation for students presentations
Fri 25.7. 7:00 P.M. theatre hall SS presentation + student festival in the evening + ceremony
Sat 26.7. Afternoon Tereza valley, Farewell party, Departure
Sun 27.7. Morning Departure


Academy and University Center
Chateau Nove Hrady 136
373 33 Nove Hrady
South Bohemia, Czech Republic,
Loc: 48°47’28.68″N, 14°46’56.28″E.

Travel informaton

There are several ways to get to Nove HradyPublic transport:

  1. From Prague, Czech republic
      Take a train (recommmended) or a bus to České Budějovice and then take:
  • a bus to Nové Hrady. The bus station in České Budějovice is on the top of the DOC Mercury shopping center, which is very close to the Railway station.
  • a train from České Budějovice to Nové Hrady train stop. Take a bus from Nove Hrady train stop to Nove Hrady

For connections see: IDOS
If any difficulties, please contact us. We will help you to get to Nove Hrady (we are able to take you by our car from České Budějovice and Nové Hrady train stop.)

  • From Vienna, Austria
    • Take a train to Gmünd/České Velenice – town on the border between Czech republic and Austria, but sometimes it goes directly to Czech republic. Then take a train from České Velenice(it is the Czech part of Gmünd) to Nové Hrady train stop, then take a bus from Nové Hrady train stop to Nové Hrady.

    For connections see: IDOS
    Let us know, please, if you choose this way. We will find the best connection for you.


By your car:

    You can park your car in front of the institute for free. It is a safe car park.

Costs: Tuition, accommodation/meals are free for participants
Transportation is not covered.

Eligibility: Applications are accepted from undergraduate and graduate students and Ph.D. students

Some tips
Currency: Czech crowns (1 EUR = 27 Czech crowns), You can find a cash machine in Nove Hrady. However, there is no exchange office.
Shops in Nove Hrady usually close at 6 p.m. (Mo – Fri), at 5 p.m. (Sa), at 11.30 a.m. (Su). You can pay by credit cards.