Awards and Honours

2017

 

Eliška Svobodová Poster Prize – 22nd Annual Meeting of the RNA Society
Sravya Ganesh Poster Prize – EMBO/EMBL Symposium
Petr Kašpárek Neuron Impulse under 33
Jiří Forejt Memorial Silver Medal of the Senate of the Czech Republic
Václav Hořejší The Prize of the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences for Promotion or Popularization of Research, Experimental Development and Innovations for 2017
Helena Farkašová Albert Schweitzer Prize
Peter Dráber  Otto Wichterle Award
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2016 – category original scientific communication
Hron T, Farkašová H, Pačes J,
Elleder D
1st position:
Hron T, Farkašová H, Padhi A, Pačes J, Elleder D: Life history of the oldest lentivirus: characterization of ELVgv integrations in the dermopteran genome. Mol Biol Evol 2016 33(10): 2659-69.
[pubmed] [doi]
Urban V, Dobrovolna J, Fryzelkova J, Bartek J, Janscak P 2nd position:
Urban V, Dobrovolna J, Hühn D, Fryzelkova J, Bartek J, Janscak P: RECQ5 helicase promotes resolution of conflicts between replication and transcription in human cells. J Cell Biol 2016 214(4): 401-15. [pubmed] [doi]
Antosova B, Smolikova J, Klimova L, Lachova J, Bendova M, Kozmikova I, Machon O, Kozmik Z 3rd position:
Antosova B, Smolikova J, Klimova L, Lachova J, Bendova M, Kozmikova I, Machon O, Kozmik Z: The Gene Regulatory Network of Lens Induction Is Wired through Meis-Dependent Shadow Enhancers of Pax6. PLoS Genet 2016 12(12): e1006441. [pubmed] [doi]
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2016 – category review
Svoboda J 1st position:
Svoboda J. On board a raft or boat in retroviruses sea. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2016 113(15): 3927 -31. [pubmed] [doi]
Forejt J 2nd position:
Forejt J: Genetics: Asymmetric breaks in DNA cause sterility. Nature 2016 530(7589): 167-8. [pubmed] [doi]

2016

Ondřej Štěpánek EMBO Installation Grant
Lukáš Čermák European Commission Marie Curie Grant
Jan Dobeš Jaroslav Šterzl Award
Vladimír Varga EMBO Installation Grant
Jan Svoboda  The Neuron Award in Biology for his contribution to the world science.
Jiří Forejt National Prize of the Czech Government “Česká hlava” (Czech Brains) for his lifelong research in the field of mouse genetics.
Petr Svoboda and his team Prize of the Czech Academy of Sciences  for their collection of high impact publications on “RNA interference in mammals”.
Jan Svoboda  Elected Foreign Associate of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA.
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2015 – category original scientific communication
Dobeš J, Neuwirth A, Dobešová M, Vobořil M, Balounová J, Ballek O, 
Filipp D
1st position:
Dobeš J, Neuwirth A, Dobešová M, Vobořil M, Balounová J, Ballek O, Lebl J, Meloni A, Krohn K, Kluger N, Ranki A, Filipp D. Gastrointestinal Autoimmunity Associated With Loss of Central Tolerance to Enteric α-Defensins. Gastroenterology 2015 149(1): 139-50. [pubmed] [doi]
Novotný I, Malinová A, Stejskalová E, Matějů D, Klimešová K, Roithová A, 
Staněk D
2nd position:
Novotný I, Malinová A, Stejskalová E, Matějů D, Klimešová K, Roithová A, Švéda M, Knejzlík Z, Staněk D. SART3-Dependent Accumulation of Incomplete Spliceosomal snRNPs in Cajal Bodies. Cell Rep 2015 10: 429-440. [pubmed] [doi]
Těšina P, Hořejší M, Fábry M, Řezáčová P 3rd position:
Těšina P, Čermáková K, Hořejší M, Procházková K, Fábry M, Sharma S, Christ F, Demeulemeester J, Debyser Z, De Rijck J, Veverka V, Řezáčová P. Multiple cellular proteins interact with LEDGF/p75 through a conserved unstructured consensus motif. Nat Commun 2015 6: 7968. [pubmed] [doi]
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2015 – category review
Svoboda P 1st position:
Svoboda P. A toolbox for miRNA analysis. FEBS Lett 2015 589(14): 1694-701. [pubmed] [doi]
Svoboda P 2nd position:
Svoboda P, Franke V, Schultz RM. Sculpting the Transcriptome During the Oocyte-to-Embryo Transition in Mouse. Curr Top Dev Biol 2015 113:305-49. [pubmed] [doi]
Staněk D 3rd position:
Machyna M, Neugebauer KM, Staněk D. Coilin: The first 25 years. RNA Biol 2015 12(6): 590-6. [pubmed] [doi]

2015

Petr Svoboda ERC Consolidator Grant
Václav Pačes  Elected Secretary General of FEBS for 2017-2019 and was invited to deliver the prestigious 14th Adriano Buzzati-Traverso Lecture.
Lenka Kyjacová  The Novartis Discovery Award for basic research in biomedicine
Jiří Hejnar  Memorial Silver Medal of the Senate of the Czech Republic
Helena Fulková  Otto Wichterle Award
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2014 – category original scientific communication
Svoboda O, Machoňová O, Pajer P, Brynda J, Bartůněk P 1st position:
Svoboda O, Stachura DL, Machoňová O, Pajer P, Brynda J, Zon LI, Traver D, Bartůněk P: Dissection of vertebrate hematopoiesis using zebrafish thrombopoietin. Blood 2014 124(2): 220-8. [pubmed] [doi]
Bhattacharyya T, Reifova R, Gregorová S, Šimeček P, Gergelits V, Forejt J 2nd position: 
Bhattacharyya T, Reifova R, Gregorová S, Šimeček P, Gergelits V, Mistrik M, Martincova I, Pialek J, Forejt J: X Chromosome Control of Meiotic Chromosome Synapsis in Mouse Inter-Subspecific Hybrids. PLoS Genet 2014 10(2): e1004088. [pubmed] [doi]
Klimova L, Kozmik Z 3rd position:
Klimova L, Kozmik Z: Stage-dependent requirement of neuroretinal Pax6 for lens and retina development. Development 2014 141(6): 1292-302. [pubmed] [doi]
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2014 – category review
Bartek J, Hodny Z 1st position:
Bartek J, Hodny Z: Ageing: Old blood stem cells feel the stress. Nature 2014 512(7513): 140-1. [pubmed][doi]
Gusareva ES, Kurey I, Grekov I, Lipoldová M 2nd position: 
Gusareva ES, Kurey I, Grekov I, Lipoldová M: Genetic regulation of immunoglobulin E level in different pathological states: integration of mouse and human genetics. Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 2014 89(2): 375-405. [pubmed][doi]

2014

Matyáš Flemr Discovery Award from company Novartis for basic research in biomedicine
Ondřej Štěpánek Prize for the Best Paper by a Young Immunologist in 2013 (Czech Immunological Society)
Jan Kosla Prize for an Outstanding Paper in the Field of Oncology published in 2013, awarded by the League Against Cancer
Jiří Hejnar and his team Prize of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Petr Svoboda The Neuron Fund Prize in the field of medicine
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2013 – category original scientific communication
Flemr M, Malik R, Nejepinska J, Sedlacek R, Svoboda P 1st position:
Flemr M, Malik R, Franke V, Nejepinska J, Sedlacek R, Vlahovicek K, Svoboda P. A retrotransposon-driven dicer isoform directs endogenous small interfering RNA production in mouse oocytes. Cell 2013 155(4): 807-16. [pubmed] [doi]
Fafilek B, Krausova M, Vojtechova M, Pospichalova V, Tumova L, Sloncova E, Huranova M, Stancikova J, Hlavata A, Svec J, Sedlacek R, Paces J, Kolar M, Korinek V 2nd position:
Fafilek B, Krausova M, Vojtechova M, Pospichalova V, Tumova L, Sloncova E, Huranova M, Stancikova J, Hlavata A, Svec J, Sedlacek R, Luksan O, Oliverius M, Voska L, Jirsa M, Paces J, Kolar M, Krivjanska M, Klimesova K, Tlaskalova-Hogenova H, Korinek V. Troy, a tumor necrosis factor receptor family member, interacts with Lgr5 to inhibit Wnt signaling in intestinal stem cells. Gastroenterology 2013 144(2):381-91. [pubmed] [doi]
Bhattacharyya T, Gregorova S, Mihola O, Simecek P, Forejt J 3rd position:
Bhattacharyya T, Gregorova S, Mihola O, Anger M, Sebestova J, Denny P, Simecek P, Forejt J. Mechanistic basis of infertility of mouse inter-subspecific hybrids. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2013 110(6):E468-77. [pubmed] [doi]
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2013 – category review
Hodny Z, Hubackova S, Bartek J 1st position:
Hodny Z, Hubackova S, Bartek J. Cytokine-induced ‘bystander’ senescence in DDR and immuno-surveillance. Oncotarget. 2013 4(10):1552-3. [pubmed]
Chalupnikova K, Nejepinska J, Svoboda P 2nd position:
Chalupnikova K, Nejepinska J, Svoboda P. Production and application of long dsRNA in mammalian cells. Methods Mol Biol 2013 942: 291-314.

2013

Jiří Bartek The František Běhounek Award for excellent representation of the Czech Republic in European Research and Development
Jiří Bartek, Václav Hořejší
Silver Memorial Medal of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic
Romana Mikyšková Milan Pospíšil Award for 2013 for an original report in the field of innate and anti-tumour immunity
Jana Písačková HEC Meeting 2013 Award – best presentation
Václav Pačes Award of the Prague Mayor – for the contribution to organization of conferences in Prague
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2012 – category original scientific communication
Vopalensky P, Pergner J, Liegertova M, Kozmik Z 1st position:
Vopalensky P, Pergner J, Liegertova M, Benito-Gutierrez E, Arendt D, Kozmik Z. Molecular analysis of the amphioxus frontal eye unravels the evolutionary origin of the retina and pigment cells of the vertebrate eye. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2012 109(38): 15383-8. [pubmed]
Senigl F, Auxt M, Hejnar J 2nd and 3rd positions:
Senigl F, Auxt M, Hejnar J. Transcriptional provirus silencing as a crosstalk of de novo DNA methylation and epigenomic features at the integration site. Nucl Acids Res 2012 40(12): 5298-312. [pubmed]
Flachs P, Mihola O, Simecek P, Gregorova S, Forejt J, Trachtulec Z 2nd and 3rd positions:
Flachs P, Mihola O, Simecek P, Gregorova S, Schimenti JC, Matsui Y, Baudat F, de Massy B, Pialek J, Forejt J, Trachtulec Z. Interallelic and intergenic incompatibilities of the Prdm9 (Hst1) gene in mouse hybrid sterility. PLoS Genet 2012 8(11): e1003044.
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2012 – category review
Macůrek L 1st position:
Medema RH, Macůrek L. Checkpoint control and cancer. Oncogene 2012 31(21): 2601-13. [pubmed]
Kobets T, Grekov I, Lipoldová M 2nd position:
Kobets T, Grekov I, Lipoldová M. Leishmaniasis: prevention, parasite detection and treatment. Curr Med Chem 2012 19(10): 1443-74. [pubmed]
Forejt J, Trachtulec Z 3rd position:
Forejt J, Pialek J, Trachtulec Z. Hybrid male sterility genes in the mouse subspecific crosses. In: Evolution of the House Mouse, 2012, Eds Macholan M et al, Cambridge University Press, pp 482-503.

2012

Peter Dráber Jaroslav Šterzl Award for the best scientific publication in 2011
Eliška Javorková,
Ondřej Štěpánek
Milan Pospíšil Award for the best original scientific publication in the field of natural and antitumor immunity
Václav Pačes The degree of Doctor Honoris Causa of the Institute of Chemical Technology Prague
Matyáš Šíma 1st Michael Boubelík Award for publication:
Síma M, Havelková H, Quan L, Svobodová M, Jarošíková T, Vojtíšková J, Stassen AP, Demant P, Lipoldová M.: Genetic control of resistance to Trypanosoma brucei brucei infection in mice. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Jun;5(6):e1173.(Detail)
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2011– category original scientific communication
Petr Dráber, Ivana Vonková, Ondřej Štěpánek, Matouš Hrdinka, Markéta Kucová, Tereza Skopcová, Pavel Otáhal, Pavla Angelisová, Václav Hořejší 1st position:
Draber P, Vonkova I, Stepanek O, Hrdinka M, Kucova M, Skopcova T, Otahal P, Angelisova P, Horejsi V, Yeung M, Weiss A, Brdicka T. SCIMP, a transmembrane adaptor protein involved in major histocompatibility complex class II signaling. Mol Cell Biol 2011 31(22):4550-62.
Kateřina Trejbalová, Jana Blažková, Magda Matoušková, Dana Kučerová, Lubomíra Pecnová, Jiří Hejnar 2nd position:
Trejbalová K, Blazková J, Matousková M, Kucerová D, Pecnová L, Vernerová Z, Herácek J, Hirsch I, Hejnar J. Epigenetic regulation of transcription and splicing of syncytins, fusogenic glycoproteins of retroviral origin. Nucleic Acids Res 2011 39(20): 8728-39.
Matouš Hrdinka, Petr Dráber, Ondřej Štěpánek, Tereza Ormsby, Pavel Otáhal, Pavla Angelisová, Tomáš Brdička, Jan Pačes, Václav Hořejší, Karel Drbal 3rd position:
Hrdinka M, Dráber P, Stepánek O, Ormsby T, Otáhal P, Angelisová P, Brdicka T, Paces J, Horejsí V, Drbal K. PRR7 Is a Transmembrane Adaptor Protein Expressed in Activated T Cells Involved in Regulation of T Cell Receptor Signaling and Apoptosis. J Biol Chem 2011 286(22): 19617-29.

2011

Milan Reiniš The CIMT 2011 Poster Award Improving Immunity
Marie Lipoldová ARPA-CIS „Prof. Milan Pospíšil” Award 2011 – 2nd position (Publication: Lipoldová, M. – Havelková, H. – Badalová, J. – Vojtíšková, J. – Quan, L. – Krulová, M. – Sohrabi, Y. – Stassen, A. P. – Demant, P.: Loci controlling lymphocyte production of interferon γ after alloantigen stimulation in vitro and their co-localization with genes controlling lymphocyte infiltration of tumors and tumor susceptibility. Cancer Immunology Immunotherapy. Vol. 59, No. 2 (2010), pp. 203-213.)
Zuzana Hájková Prize of the Dean of the Faculty of Science, Charles University Prague, for the best diploma thesis.
Petr Heneberg Prize of the Czech Immunological Society for the best scientific publication for young immunologists (awarded publication: Heneberg P, Dráberová, L. – Bambousková, M. – Pompach, P. – Dráber, P.: Down-regulation of protein-tyrosine phosphatases activates an immune receptor in the absence of its translocation into lipid rafts. J Biol Chem. Roč. 285, č. 17 (2010), s. 12787-12802)
Lab. of J. Bártek (Zdeněk Hodný, Lenka Rossmeislová, Hana Hanzlíková, Kateřina Krejčíková, Markéta Vančurová) Prize of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic for achieving outstanding research results of major scientific importance – for scientific publication: The role of PML in cellular senescence.
Jarmila Hnilicová Josef Hlávka Award for the best students and graduates of Prague public universities, Technical University Brno, and young talented researchers of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
Libor Macůrek Otto Wichterle award for outstanding young scientists
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2010 – category review
Jiří Bártek, Zdeněk Hodný 1st position:
Bartek J, Hodný Z. SUMO boosts the DNA damage response barrier against cancer.
Cancer Cell 2010 17(1): 9-11. PubMed.
Petr Svoboda, Matyáš Flemr 2nd position:
Svoboda P, Flemr M. The role of miRNAs and endogenous siRNAs in maternal-to-zygotic reprogramming and the establishment of pluripotency. EMBO Rep 2010 11(8): 590-597. PubMed.
Petr Svoboda 3rd position:
Svoboda P. Why mouse oocytes and early embryos ignore miRNAs? RNA Biol 2010 7(5): 559-563. – Point of view. PubMed.
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2010– category original scientific communication
Martina Huranová, David Staněk 1st position:
Huranová M, Ivani I, Benda A, Poser I, Brody Y, Hof M, Shav-Tal Y, Neugebauer KM, Staněk D. The differential interaction of snRNPs with pre-mRNA reveals splicing kinetics in living cells. J Cell Biol 2010 191(1): 75-86. PubMed.
Matyáš Flemr, Radek Malík, Petr Svoboda 2nd position:
Ma J, Flemr M, Stein P, Berninger P, Malík R, Zavolan M, Svoboda P, Schultz RM. MicroRNA activity is suppressed in mouse oocytes. Curr Biol 2010 20(3): 265-270. PubMed.
Vladimír Čermák, Jan Kosla, Jiří Plachý, Kateřina Trejbalová, Jiří Hejnar, Michal Dvořák 3rd position:
Čermák V, Kosla J, Plachý J, Trejbalová K, Hejnar J, Dvořák M. The transcription factor EGR1 regulates metastatic potential of v-src transformed sarcoma cells. Cell Mol Life Sci 2010 67(20): 3557-3568. PubMed.

2010

Libor Macůrek Otto Wichterle award for outstanding young scientists
Jiří Bártek Neuron 2010 – for life-long merits in medicine – Karel Janeček Foundation
Martina Huranová Josef Hlávka Award for the best students and graduates of Prague public universities, Technical University Brno, and young talented researchers of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
Jan Svoboda National Prize of the Czech Government „Česká hlava“ (Czech Brains)
Ondřej Mihola Arnold Beckman Prize
for the best publication in the field of Genetics.

PubMed
Václav Pačes Medal of Emil Votoček (awarded by the Institute of Chemical Technology Prague)
Ondřej Mihola Scopus Award for year 2009 awarded by the prominent scientific publisher
Elsevier BV (see detail)
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2009 – category original scientific communication
Ondřej Mihola, Zdeněk Trachtulec, Čestmír Vlcek, Jiří Forejt 1st position:
Mihola O, Trachtulec Z, Vlcek C, Schimenti JC, Forejt J.
A mouse speciation gene encodes a meiotic Histone H3 methyltransferase.
Science 2009;323:373-375. PubMed
Martina Huranová, Jarmila Hnilicová, Branislav Fleischer, Zuzana Cvačková, David Staněk 2nd position:
Huranová M, Hnilicová J, Fleischer B, Cvačková Z, Staněk D. A mutation linked to retinitis pigmentosa in HPRP31 causes protein instability and impairs its interactions with spliceosomal snRNPs. Hum Mol Genet. 2009;18:2014-2023. PubMed
Petr Pajer, Vít Karafiát, Vladimír Pečenka, Dana Průková, Jiří Plachý, Michal Dvořák 3rd position: Pajer P, Karafiát V, Pečenka V, Průková D, Dudlová J, Plachý J,
Kašparová P, Dvořák M. Industasis, a promotion of tumor formation by nontumorigenic stray cells. Cancer Res. 2009;69:4605-4612. PubMed
Team of authors (from IMG): IMG Prize for the best publication in 2009 – category review
Pavel, Vopálenský, Zbyněk Kozmik 1st position:
Vopálenský P, Kozmik Z. Eye evolution: common use and independent recruitment of genetic components. Phil Trans Roy Soc B – Biol Sci. 2009;364:2819-2832. PubMed
Jiří Bártek 2nd position:
Jackson SP, Bartek J. The DNA-damage response in human biology and disease. Nature. 2009;461:1071-1078. PubMed

1968 - 2009

Awards and Honours 1968 – 2009 (in Czech) Ocenění pracovníků ústavu 1968 - 2009

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