The Summer school will take place September 2-9, 2020 in Pilsen.
Wet lab part will take place at:
- Biomedical Center of the Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, Charles University (Alej Svobody 1655/76)
In silico lab - data analysis part at:
- New Technologies for the Information Society Research Centre (NTIS) of Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia (Technická 9).
Pilsen is the fourth largest city in the Czech Republic. It is located in western Bohemia and it is an important industrial, commercial, cultural, and administrative center.
Pilsen is a city known mainly for its beer and industry. It is not surprising, as Pilsen provided the world with the famous golden lager, (Pilsner), after which beers of the same type around the world are named. Due to brewing rich tradition it is possible to attend The Pilsner Urquell Brewery tour or visit The Brewery Museum, but the city has a lot another attractions to offer to its visitors. The city with more than 700 years of history, which is reflected in magnificent buildings situated in the historical centre (such as the beautiful Gothic cathedral of St. Bartholomew, Renaissance City Hall, Baroque reconstruction of the Archdeacon’s house and Franciscan Monastery, and the recently re-opened Great Synagogue of Pilsen), has changed beyond recognition over recent few years. Pilsen will surprise visitors with its plentiful parks, gardens and green space. Within the city there are several nature trails and protected areas, while the pride of Pilsen is a unique park ring in the city centre. If you come to Pilsen these days, you will not see a grey and tired city, but a modern gleaming metropolis that has a lot attractions to offer to its visitors. Not coincidentally this city won the title European Capital of Culture for the year 2015.
For more information, visit the website Visit Pilsen.
The Biomedical Center is a research facility of The Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen covering all parts of pre-clinical research. The Center has several laboratories enabling research of cellular and sub - cellular structures as well as animal house for in vivo studies. It is a holder of several European projects.
NTIS Research Centre
NTIS – New Technologies for the Information Society is the Centre of Excellence of the Faculty of Applied Sciences, University of West Bohemia. The mission of the research centre is research, development and innovation in the priority directions of Information Society and Materials Research. Thanks to a unique combination of natural sciences and engineering sciences backgrounds, the activities of the centre are characterized by the significant interdisciplinary cooperation on both the national and international level.
Hotel U Pramenů
Accommodation for lecturers/supervisors and gastronomic service throughout the event provides Hotel U Pramenů. The modern hotel, blending with the original architecture of the 19th century, is situated in a quiet part of the city but it is easily accessible from historical center of Pilsen. The hotel offers a pleasant experience and accommodation in tastefully furnished hotel rooms offers comfort and relaxation. An outdoor terrace, covered by the largest awning in Pilsen, is accessible to all guests, it offers a view of the garden even in bad weather and includes an outdoor bar with a barbecue used mainly for cultural events.