Funding

Our research is supported by both the foreign and the Czech 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. 2018–2023.

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 Science Foundation (project no. 19-12262S): Physiological, biochemical, molecular and phylogenic characterization of metabolic pathways and mechanisms of cytokinin down-regulation in plants. Principal investigator: Václav Motyka. 2019-2021

Czech Science Foundation (project no. 19-23773S): PIN transporter-mediated auxin sinks in plant development. Principal investigator: Kamil Růžička. 2019-2021

Czech Science Foundation (project no. 19–13103S): Anatomical and physiological constraints as key factors governing plant vegetative regeneration from roots. Co-investigator: Václav Motyka (principal investigator: Dr. Jitka Klimešová, Institute of Botany CAS, Třeboň). 2019–2021.

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.