LifeB | Laboratory of interaction and function of essential biomolecules

How can we make

cells younger?

Our basic research is focused on quantitative description of interaction of essential molecules. Our objectives are slower cell aging, improved regeneration, and effective cancer defeat.

Our research Join our team


24 Oct 2017
We made colors talk
We organized a workshop Talking colors: Advanced Microscopy. The most sophisticated microscopy methods of biomolecular interaction and structure analyses were introduced to young researchers and students in the former home of the father of genetics Johan Gregor Mendel – Mendel Museum.
Michael Stone from the University of California Santa Cruz presented basics and applications of single molecule FRET microscopy.
Mark Hink from the University of Amsterdam taught us how to perform fluorescence cross-correlation spectroscopy. Fifteen mainly PhD students from CEITEC learned principles and expanded their practical skills in advanced methods of microscopy. The workshop was among main news from CEITEC in October 2017.

Our Achievements

ceitec MU member

We are a part of the prestigious european center of science and research CEITEC MU with excellent instrumentation and evironment for the best researchers in Brno.

Nobel laureat cooperation

We collaborate with top world scientists, Nobel Price Laureate, and respected foreing laboratories at Colorado University in Boulder and Rockefeller University.

mind & ideas

Our alumni-students received prestigious awards from the international organization EMBO, Brno Ph.D. Talent, the Rector of Masaryk University, and the Dean of the Faculty of Science MU.


The Rockefeller University University of Colorado Boulder

Quantitative Research

  • We measure why and how biomolecules interact
  • We investigate, how biomolecules control cell regeneration and aging
  • We explore dynamics of telomeric proteins in living cells
  • We quantitatively analyze protein and nucleoprotein complexes
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Lab Team

As. Prof. Ctirad Hofr, Ph. D.

Asoc. Prof. Ctirad Hofr, Ph. D.

principal investigator

Ivona Nečasová

M.Sc. Ivona Nečasová

Ph.D. student

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+420 549 495 952
Building A2/1.16
Kamenice 753/5
625 00 Bohunice - Brno