Funding

Our research is supported by both the foreign and the Czech grant agencies.

International grants

Czech Science Foundation (project no. 21-08021L): Deep cell biology of plant cell polarity. Lead Agency project between SNSF (Swiss National Science Foundation) and CSF (Czech Science Foundation).  Czech principal investigator: Jan Petrášek, Swiss principal investigator: Christian Hardtke (University Lausanne). 2021–2023.

Czech Science Foundation (project no. 21-20936J): Development and validation of a suite of imaging reporters for plant hormones based on genetically encoded bioluminescence. Bilateral Grant Project with Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR), Russia. Czech principal investigator: Jan Petrášek, Russian principal investigator: Ilia W. Yampolsky (Shemyakin–Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry RAS, Moscow), 2021–2023.

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.

INTER-EXCELLENCE (Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, project no. INTER-ACTION – LTAUSA17081): Hormonal mechanisms of plant acclimation to heat and cold stresses. Principal investigator: Radomíra Vaňková. 2017-2021.

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. 2017–2021.

National grants

Czech Science Foundation (project no. GA20-22875S): Organelle-specific gene expression and hormone dynamics during heat stress and high light responses. Principal investigator: Radomíra Vaňková. Co-investigator: Ondřej Novák (Faculty od Science, Palacký University, Olomouc). 2020-2022.

Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (project no. TP01010037): Support for the process of commercializing the results of research and development at the Institute of Experimental Botany AS CR v.v.i. from 2020. Principal investigator: Tomáš Vaněk. Subproject: Thermoregulatory vessels. Principal investigator of the subproject: Sylva Přerostová. 2021-2022.

Czech Science Foundation (project no. 20–13587S): The evolutionary origin and significance of auxin transport. Principal investigator: Jan Petrášek. Co-investigator: Dr. Stanislav Vosolsobě, Department of Plant Experimental Biology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague. 2020–2022.

Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, project no. CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16_019/0000738 (EU Operational Programme “Research, development and education”): Centre for Plant Experimental Biology. Principal investigator: Radomíra Vaňková. 2018–2023.

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.