Funding

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

Current projects

International grants

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.