Program and Info

Program 2015

3nd Summer School in Molecular Biophysics and Systems Biology

Term: 6th July – 26th July 2015

Day Date Time Place Event or presentation Presenter Institutes
 Mon  6.7.  ARRIVAL DATE 9:00 – 5:00 P.M.
 Tue  7.7.  9:00 A.M.  theatre hall  Welcome morning – Fanfare, banjo or accordion will be ordered   Prof. Libor Grubhoffer (Rector of USB), Prof. Rudiger Ettrich, Project leaders
 Tue  7.7.  7:00 P.M.  theatre hall  Chronobiology — daily rhythms and seasonality in animals Dr. David Doležel Institute of Entomology, Laboratory of Molecular Chronobiology
 Wed  8.7.  7:00 P.M.  theatre hall  Hormonal and genetic regulation of development and metamorphosis of insects and genesis Prof. Marek Jindra Institute of Entomology, Laboratory of Developmental Genetics
 Th  9.7  All day  Český Krumlov  Rafting – Vltava River
 Fri  10.7  7:00 P.M.  theatre hall Dr. Babak Minofar   INSB Nove Hrady
 Sat  11.7.       Free time
 Sun  12.7.       Free time
 Mon  13.7.  5:30 P.M.  theatre hall  The two towers: What do genes and fossils tell us about evolutionary history (of plants)  Dr. Guido Grimm  Department of Paleontology, University of Vienna
Mon 13.7 6.30 P.M. Outside the restaurant Barbecue dinner Chef Miroslav Restaurant “Rotunda”
 Tue  14.7.  7:00 P.M.  theatre hall  Principles of molecular dynamics simulations Dr. Thomas Stockner Medical University of Viena
 Wed  15.7.  7:00 P.M. kitchen, your sofa, bed    Preparation for food festival, performance and presentation about themself
 Th  16.7.  5:30 P.M. mirror hall Food festival
Th 16.7. 7.00 P.M. theatre hall 80 minutes arround the world – students perform or present about themself (individual or country groups)
 Fri  17.7.  7:00 P.M.  theatre hall  Atmospheric chemistry and pollution phenomena  Dr. Christa Fittschen  French National Centre for Scientific Research
 Sat  18.7.       Free time
 Sun  19.7.       Free time
 Mon  20.7.  7:00 P.M.  theatre hall Snapshots of a journey through time in Biochrystallography  Dr. Jeroen R. Mesters  University of Lübeck, Germany
 Tue  21.7.  7:00 P.M.  theatre hall  High-thoughput, structure- and fragment-based techniques in lead compound identification  Dr. Jeroen R. Mesters  University of Lübeck, Germany
 Wed  22.7.  7:00 P.M.  theatre hall  “How to make your presentation killing”  Marcela Kotrcova  INSB Nove Hrady
 Th  23.7.  9.00 A.M. -5.00 P.M.  Preparation for students presentations
Th 23.7. 7.00 P.M.  theatre hall Dr. Wojciech Mrozik Newcastle University
 Fri  24.7.  9:00 A.M.-6:00 P.M.  theatre hall  SS presentation + student festival in the evening + ceremony
 Sat  25.7.  Afternoon   Tereza valley and Departure
 Sun  26.7.  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 Information:

There are several ways to get to Nove Hrady

Public 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.

  • 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 = 27,5 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 – Sa), at 12  a.m. (Su). You can pay by credit cards.