Awards for non-fiction

11.6.2021

The literary award Magnesia Litera 2021, category Litera for non-fiction, was won by Professor Jaroslav Petr, DrSc. for the book The Ten Senses. How Humans and Animals Perceive the World Around Them (published by Argo/Dokořán, Prague). In the book the author has depicted a number of anomalies, curiosities and incredible capabilities in animals, taking readers […]

Quantitative Genetics/Genomics postdoc position – in research animal breeding and genomics

30.4.2021

The Institute of Animal Science is seeking the candidate for a Quantitative Genetics/Genomics postdoc position connected with dairy cattle research projects who would be willing to apply for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships (MSCA-PF).  The MSCA-PF grant supports an individual research stay (1-2 years) connected with international mobility (the project must take place in a country different from […]

We wish you a beautiful Easter, the spring festival

31.3.2021

The Easter is a time of folk customs to welcome the spring. Nowhere else do Easter eggs have such a strong tradition as in the Czech Republic. Lenka Volková works at the Animal Science Institute in Uhříněves, Prague, and for more than 14 years she has been devoting her free time to decorating Easter eggs […]

Biologist Josef Fulka on the Czech TV show Good Morning

11.3.2021

In the Czech TV show Good Morning broadcast on Monday, February 22, 2021, reproductive biologist Josef Fulka explained how the cloning works and how far the scientists have come since the first successful experiment. Josef Fulka, D.Sc. is a researcher at the Biology of Reproduction department of the Institute of Animal Science Prague-Uhříněves and is […]

A Year of Challenges and Changes

29.1.2021

2020 was the year of the COVID-19 pandemic and government imposed restrictions made it impossible to hold public events. Some planned events had to be cancelled, others took the form of webinars and videoconferences, some were postponed.

MEETING OF THE PRESIDIUM AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE AGRARIAN CHAMBER OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC IN UHŘÍNĚVES, IN THE PRESENCE OF THE MINISTER OF AGRICULTURE MIROSLAV TOMAN

23.9.2020

On 2nd September, 2020, a meeting of the Presidium and the Board of Directors of the Agrarian Chamber of the Czech Republic was held at the Institute of Animal Science in Prague – Uhříněves, in the presence of the Minister of Agriculture Miroslav Toman. The main topic was the discussion on the priorities of the […]