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 […]
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 […]
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.
Important awards for extraordinary results of research and development for Dr. Radko Loučka and Dr. Gudrun Illmann14.10.2020
On Thursday, 1st October, 2020, the ceremonial announcement of extraordinary results of research and development and the award ceremony within the traditional competition for ministerial prizes were held on the roof of the National Museum of Agriculture.
AUTUMN WORKS ON THE FIELDS OF THE NETLUKY FARM, A SPECIAL-PURPOSE FARM OF THE INSTITUTE OF ANIMAL SCIENCE, ARE IN FULL SWING23.9.2020
The plant production of the Netluky farm located on the outskirts of Prague is mainly focused on the production of grains and forages in the required quality, assortment and quantity for the needs of livestock production.
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 TOMAN23.9.2020
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 […]
The workshop “Immunogenetics and Livestock Breeding for Disease Resistance” has been postponed to 25 – 26 May 2021. The workshop will be held in the Conference Centre Floret in Průhonice near Prague.
“When Dolly the sheep, the first mammal to be cloned from an adult cell, was born almost a quarter century ago, it was a breakthrough. Today, cloning is used to produce police dogs, racehorses and, more recently, even pets, although it is a very controversial topic and many scientists clearly reject cloning. Czech scientist Helena […]
Dr Marek Špinka was awarded an Honorary Fellow of the International Society for Animal Ethology (ISAE) in 2019 and was granted a lifetime membership to the Society. He belongs among the leading international experts in the field of applied ethology. For more than 30 years he has worked at the Department of Ethology in IAS. […]