Funding

Research of the Laboratory of Hormonal Regulations in Plants is supported by foreign and national grant agencies.

Current projects

International grants

EU Operational Programme “Research, development and education” (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, project no. CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16_019/0000738): Centre for Experimental Plant Biology. Principal investigator: Radka Vaňková. 2018–2022.

Inter-COST (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, project no. LTC18047 / MSMT-16506/2018-27): Analysis of specificity and efficacy of RNAi in tobacco BY-2 cell line. Principal investigator: Karel Müller. 2018–2021

Inter-COST (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, project no. LTC18073): RNA maturation and auxin response – a spot for mRNA methylation. Principal investigator: Kamil Růžička. 2018–2021.

USDA (United States Department of Agriculture), project 58-8042-7-089F: Plant tissue analysis for quantification of phytohormones in fruits (tomato). Principal investigator: Václav Motyka. 2017–2020.

National grants 

Czech Academy of Sciences (project no. MSM200381701): AtAUX1: molecular mechanism of its action, and relationships between its structure and transport function. Principal investigator: Katarzyna Retzer. 2017–2019.

Czech Science Foundation (project no. 16–19557S): Specificity and regulation of auxin transport by nitrate transceptor NRT1.1 in plants. Principal investigator: Klára Hoyerová. 2016–2018.

Czech Science Foundation (project no. 16–14649S): Inactivation of cytokinin-type phytohormones via N- and O-glucosylation – phylogeny and significance in evolution of hormonal homeostatic mechanisms. Principal investigator: Václav Motyka. 2016–2018.

Czech Science Foundation (project no. 16–10948S): Establishment and regulation of auxin homeostasis on a single cell level: Metabolic and transport processes. Principal investigator: Eva Zažímalová. 2016–2018.

Past projects

International grants

COST-CZ (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, project no. LD 15137): Nitrate transceptor NRT1.1 as a tool of plant adaptability to the changing nutrient conditions. Principal investigator: Klára Hoyerová. 2015–2017

COST-CZ (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, project no. LD 15088): Regulation of transport of auxins and their metabolism by strigolactones. Principal investigator: Eva Zažímalová. 2015–2017.

COST-CZ (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, project no. LD 14120): The impact of phosphorus nutrition on strigolactone, cytokinin and auxin cross-talk. Principal investigator: Radomíra Vaňková. 2014–2017

Programme of cooperation between Czech Republic and the French Community of Belgium and the Walloon Region: Etude de l´homéostasie des cytokinines chez les plantes et de leur implication dans les stratégies de résistance à la salinité dans une perspective de développement durable. Principal investigator: Václav Motyka. 2014–2016.

Ministry of Education of the Czech Republic, COST (LD 11073): The role of plant hormones in the response to salt stress – comparison of Arabidopsis and Thellungiella. Principal investigator: Radomíra Vaňková. 2011–2013.

3rd Programme of cooperation between Czech Republic and the French Community of Belgium and the Walloon Region: Integrative analysis of hormonal interactions and role of cytokinin metabolism in response of plants to salt stress: a tool for developing sustainable agriculture in margine zones. Principal investigator: Václav Motyka. 2011–2013.

Action COST 858: Viticulture: Biotic and Abiotic Stress: Grapevine Defence Mechanism and Grape Development. – Project: The impact of plant hormones abscisic acid and cytokinins on water stress tolerance of grapevine. Investigator: R. Vaňková.

Action COST 863: Euroberry Research: From Genomics to Sustainable Production, Quality and Health. – Project: The impact of plant hormones cytokinins and abscisic acid on regulation of berry dormancy and stress tolerance. Investigator: R. Vaňková.

National grants

Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (P501/12/P951): The role of auxin binding protein 1-mediated signaling in the control of vesicle trafficking in plant cells. Principal investigator: Milada Čovanová. 2012–2015.

Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (P305/11/0797): Molecular mechanisms controlling homeostasis of plant growth regulatory compound auxin. Principal investigator: Eva Zažímalová. 2011–2014.

Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (P305/11/2476): Auxin transport and cytoskeleton in the morphogenesis of plant cells. Principal investigator: Jan Petrášek. 2011–2014.

Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (P506/11/0774): Integrating proteomic and genomic tools to contribute evolutionary processes across the plant kingdom with emphasis to the family of cytokinins. Principal investigator: Václav Motyka. 2011–2014.

Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (P305/11/P797): Cytoskeletal proteins mediating targeted deposition of auxin transporters. Principal investigator: Adriana Jelínková. 2011–2014.

Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA01011802): Auxinic herbicides: Design of herbicides with modified effectiveness and/or species selectivity. Principal investigator: Petr Skůpa (In collaboration with AGRA GROUP a.s.). 2011–2014.

Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (206/09/2062): The role of cytokinins and polyamines in heat stress response and thermotolerance in tobacco and Arabidopsis plants. Principal investigator: Radomíra Vaňková. 2009–2013.

Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (522/09/2058): Dynamics of plant hormones and proteome during the cold acclimation in winter and spring wheat and selected recombinants. Principal investigator: Radomíra Vaňková. 2009–2013.

Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (KJB600380904): Transcription regulation of PIN genes. Principal investigator: Jiří Libus. 2009–2012.

Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic (NAZV QH82231): Strawberry production in ecological cultivation systems. Co-investigator: Radomíra Vaňková. 2008–2012.

Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (IAA600380805): Metabolic regulations of root to shoot hormonal signaling in plants. Principal investigator: Miroslav Kamínek. 2008–2011.

Research program of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic (Research centre 1M06030): Functional genomics and proteomics for crop improvement. Investigator: Miroslav Kamínek. 2006–2011.

Research program of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic (Research centre LC06034): Regulation of morphogenesis of plant cells and organs. Principal investigator: Eva Zažímalová. 2006–2011.

Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (IAA600380701): Alternative ways regulating intra- and extracellular concentrations and activities of isoprenoid cytokinins in plants. Principal investigator: V. Motyka. 2007 – 2010.

Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (KJB600380702): The role of members of AUX/LAX gene family in auxin influx into plant cell. Principal investigator: K. Hoyerová. 2007 – 2009.

Grant Agency of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (A600040612): Functional analysis of Shooting gene in Arabidopsis and tobacco. Co-investigator: R. Vaňková. 2006 – 2008.

Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (206/06/1306): The role of cytokinin/abscisic acid balance in abiotic stress response and recovery. Principal investigator: R. Vaňková. 2006 – 2008.