News:

Horizon 2020
EPIC-XS
EU FT-ICR MS MSCA

Important:

  • 2020/06/24:

    Visitors coming to our lab from abroad should consult the web page of the Czech Ministry of Health regarding COVID-19 related travel restrictions.

  • 2020/06/18:

    Call for EPIC-XS proposals is open till June 30, 2020. Next round will be till Sep 30, 2020! Submit via the online submission system.

  • 2020/06/02:

    We are looking for post-doc and PhD to join our team and work on various projects using structural mass spectrometry! Inquiries should be addressed to Petr Novak.

  • 2019/03/27:

    We are part of another Horizon 2020 project EPIC-XS (reg. no 823839) focused on the cutting edge proteomic techniques. This project provides Trans-National Access and also focuses on the development of the techniques.

  • 2018/01/03:

    Our lab is a part of Horizon 2020 project EU FT-ICR MS (reg. no 731077). Through this project you can access our expertise as well as other participating FT-ICR labs. Check Trans-National Acess web section for more details. Also, various FT-ICR focused courses and schools are organized by the labs participating in the project.

  • 2017/12/20:

    Bachelor and master theses are available in the lab. Areas of structrual biology, cutting edge mass spectrometry and cell signalling are awaiting new students. Check the tab Teaching.

News

2020/06/29:

We are organizing 7th Short Course Structural Proteomics: Analysis of protein surface accessibility by Top Down mass spectrometry under the H2020 EU_FT-ICR_MS consortium. The course will be held in Prague/Vestec, Czech Republic on August 16-19, 2020. There are still free places so do not hesitate to apply. Please be aware that travel restriction may apply and the situation may change till half of August.

2020/06/18:

Nice work and pleasant collaboration with the Haitin Lab on soluble chloride channel Clic-5 now out in The FASEB J.
Thanks EU_FT-ICR_MS H2020 Project for support!

2020/06/12:

Another collaborative work with Haitin Lab done under EU_FT-ICR_MS H2020 Project this time on cis-prenyltrasferase is available as preprint on bioRXiv.

2020/06/01:

Ales Hnizda joined our lab. He is funded by Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action Individual Fellowship (Widening). Welcome Ales!

2020/05/05:

Collaboration with RECAMO team on heat shock proteins and co-chaperones resulted in another paper The interaction of the mitochondrial protein importer TOMM34 with HSP70 is regulated by TOMM34 phosphorylation and binding to 14-3-3 adaptors. which is now available in J Biol Chem.

2020/05/03:

New review Targeting ERK-Hippo Interplay in Cancer Therapy. from Karel is now published in Int. J. Mol. Sci..

2020/03/26:

CIISB offers priority and free-of-charge access for COVID-19 research proposals! More here

2020/03/05:

Cellulose degradation combo by Franta. Two papers arising from collaboration with Roland Ludwig and Daniel Kracher are out. One in Biomolecules and another in Biotechol. Biofuels.

2020/03/05:

Another TNA access under EU_FT-ICR_MS H2020 Project resulted in joint paper with Erik Sedlak from Kosice. Now published in Scientific Reports.

2020/03/03:

Dmitry Loginov joined our lab. Welcome Dmitry!

2020/02/28:

Our systematic effort to understand what is going in chemical cross-linking resulted in another paper. This time about the cross-linker polarity. Enjoy author's copy available for 50 days.

2020/01/23:

Collaboration with Obsil's team on the interaction between 14-3-3 and caspase-2 was accepted in FEBS J.

2020/01/21:

We are proud of our IMIC colleagues Zdenek and Lucka for making this JACS paper a reality. And very happy to help with our MS skills!

2020/01/08:

Our new computational platform for biomolecular language processing called MatrixMotif is now available for download.

2020/01/07:

Petr Novak became the chair of the Czech Proteomics Society. Congratulations! :)

2020/01/07:

6th Short Course on FT-ICR-MS aimed at "Mapping post-translational modifications through FT-ICR" will be held in Lisbon in March 2020. Apply now, no participation fee, accommodation and meals covered!

2019/12/18:

Long-lasting, nice and enjoyable collaboration with Gill Norris from Massey University (NZ) resulted in one more paper on bacterions. Now published in FEBS Letters.

2019/12/12:

Results of another TNA access under EU_FT-ICR_MS H2020 Project are now in the FEBS Journal. Collaboration with the University of Pavia, Italy.

2019/12/11:

TNA access under EU_FT-ICR_MS H2020 Project gave rise to this nice paper on NQO1 dynamics. Collaboration with Angel L. Pey from the University of Granada, Spain.

2019/11/08:

Our collaboration with RECAMO team resulted in paper HSPA1A conformational mutants reveal a conserved structural unit in Hsp70 proteins. which is now available in BBA General Subjects.
Enjoy free author's access until Dec 27(using the hyperlink above)!

2019/10/28:

Petr Novak joined the Editorial Board of Biomolecules.

2019/10/10:

Joint paper with Volf's lab showing identification of blood sources of Hematophagous arthropods is now in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases..

2019/10/04:

Our new publication combining ambient ion landing of proteases with structural biology is now in Catalyst.

2019/09/27:

The EPIC-XS proposal submission system is now online. Proposal can be submitted here.

2019/09/26:

Our paper describing characterization of transcription factor/DNA interaction by structural mass spectrometry has just been accepted!