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Looking back at the Summer School of Experimental Surgery 2022

From Monday, July 4 to Friday, July 15, the 9th Summer School of Experimental Surgery took place. The summer school was attended by 33 students from 6 universities from 3 European countries, including the Czech Republic. Read more here…


Whole exome sequencing identifies novel germline variants of SLC15A4 gene as potentially cancer predisposing in familial colorectal cancer

About 15% of colorectal cancer (CRC) patients have first-degree relatives affected by the same malignancy. However, for most families the cause of familial aggregation of CRC is unknown. To identify novel high-to-moderate-penetrance germline variants underlying CRC susceptibility, we performed whole exome sequencing (WES) on four CRC cases and two unaffected members of a Polish family without any mutation in known CRC predisposition genes. Continue reading here…


Nerd Art Prize "Picture of the month" - July

We would like to introduce the winners and participants of the Nerd Art Prize like the picture of the month. In July it is a picture of a mouse cerebellum by Mgr. Yaroslav Kolinko, Ph.D., from Department of Histology and Embryology, Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, Charles University. The image shows the cortex of the cerebellum stained using the Nissel method. Dark cells are the Purkinje cells.


Announcing the Nerd Art Prize 2022 contest

The Chaperon ERA Research Club invites you to participate in our Nerd Art Prize 2022 contest by sending us your best photo or picture! This year in two separate categories: Science & Research, and Freestyle (i.e. any topic). The best pictures in each category will be selected by a committee composed of the Chaperon project leadership group. The winning Science & Research pictures will be hung in the newly constructed campus building of the Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen and the winners in both categories will be rewarded with surprise gifts. The deadline is September 15, 2022, and the full conditions of the contest are published here.


Summer School of Experimental Surgery 2022 - Invitation to the lectures

The Chaperon ERA Research Club invites you to the lectures organized within the framework of the Summer School of Experimental Surgery 2022. Read more info here…


Ranking of Top Scientists by Research.com

Research.com has released the first edition of its ranking of the top scientists in various countries and different fields of science. The ranking is based on the recognition of the scientific papers that the scientists have published.


Nerd Art Prize "Picture of the month" - June

We would like to introduce the winners and participants of the Nerd Art Prize like the picture of the month. In June is it a picture by Ing. Hedvika Rimnacova, doctoral student from Biomedical Center, Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, Charles University.


New courses for PHD students brought to life with Chaperon

We are glad to announce that the first three courses of Chaperon’s ERA Research Club for PhD students and young researchers are now permanently available in e-learning form on CUNI’s Moodle platform.


Commercializazion of Applied Research Results

This seminar took place 8th of June 2022 in the Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen and was created in cooperation with the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen.


Nerd Art Prize 2021 Award Ceremony

On 7th of June 2022 has taken place award ceremony Nerd Art Prize 2021. This ceremony has been postponed last year due to coronavirus pandemic.

 


The Chaperon ERA Research Club invites you to participate in our "Why Don't You Get a Job?" Event for PhD students at the Charles University

The seminar will feature talks from members of the biotech and pharmaceutical industry, which will share their experiences about what it is like to work in the industry.


The Chaperon invites you to participate in our "The meeting of reproductive lab"

We would like to invite you to the seminar, which was created in cooperation with friendly foreign universities.


Nerd Art Prize "Picture of the month" - May

We would like to introduce the winners and participants of the Nerd Art Prize like the picture of the month. In May is it a picture by, Kamal Mezian, MD, PhD.Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, First Faculty of Medicine Charles University.


Cancer research reigned over Javorná for the eleventh time

From May 20th to 22nd, another installment of the regular scientific meeting took place, bringing together collaborating research teams of not only the Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen but also experts from the Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Czech Academy of Sciences and from the National Institute of Public Health. Continue reading here…


Genome-wide meta-analysis of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) identifies risk loci impacting IRF-6

Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) is a benign plasma cell disorder, common in the Western population (3–5% ≥50 years) and characterized by an asymptomatic clonal plasma cell expansion. MGUS progresses to multiple myeloma (MM) at a rate of 1% per year but can also progress to light chain amyloidosis (AL amyloidosis), Waldenström macroglobulinemia, and lymphoma. Continue reading here…