Collaborations

We are open for cooperations in all areas of our research, with experimental and computational groups. We have a wide range of international cooperations across the globe with leading groups in computational chemistry and experimental groups. The latest active cooperations include:

Prof. Michal Otyepka, Prof. Petr Jurečka, Prof. Pavel Banáš, Dr. Marie Zgarbová (Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic) - RNA and protein structural dynamics, NA force fields, quantum chemistry
Prof. Ernesto Di Mauro(Sapienza“ University, Rome, Italy) - polymerization of prebiotic precursors, catalytic activity of short oligonucleotide sequences
Prof. Svatopluk Civiš, Dr. Martin Ferus(J. Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague)  - mechanism of the synthesis of simple prebiotic building blocks in a high-energy-density-event
Prof. Robert W. Góra(Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw, Poland) - photochemical processes relevant to the origin of life
Prof. S. Grimme (Univ Bonn, Inst Phys & Theoret Chem, Mulliken Ctr Theoret Chem, Bonn, Germany) – QM calculations on nucleic acids
Dr. G. Bussi(SISSA, Trieste, Italy) - nucleic acids simulations
Prof. Jaroslav Koča (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic) - molecular modeling
Prof. Nils G. Walter (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA) - structure, dynamics and interactions of catalytic RNA
Prof. Neocles B. Leontis, Prof. Craig L. Zirbel (Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA) - molecular interactions in ribosomes, RNA bioinformatics
Dr. Filip Lankaš (Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Czech Republic) – elasticity of nucleic acids.
Prof. F. Javier Luque (University of Barcelona, Spain) - theoretical studies of nucleic acids
Prof. Modesto Orozco (University of Barcelona, Spain) - theoretical studies of nucleic acids
Prof. F. H. T. Allain (Inst Mol Biol & Biophys, Dept Biol, Switzerland) – protein - RNA complexes
Prof. M. Nowotny (Int Inst Mol & Cell Biol, Lab Prot Struct, Warsaw, Poland) - protein - RNA complexes
Prof. J. Trylska (Univ Warsaw, Ctr New Technol, Warsaw, Poland) – RNA simulations
Prof. John Sutherland(University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK) - photochemical processes relevant to the origin of life
Prof. Thomas E. Cheatham, III (University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA) – NA MD simulations.
Dr. Lukáš Trantírek (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic) - DNA quadruplexes.
Dr. Karel Kubíček(Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic) – DNA-platinum interactions
Dr. Richard Štefl(Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic) – protein – RNA interactions.
Prof. J.A. Platts(Cardiff Univ, Sch Chem, Cardiff, Wales) – QM calculations of nucleic acids.
Prof. Nohad Gresh (L’Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France) - parametrization of the SIBFA polarizable force field
Dr. S. Pasquali(Univ Paris Diderot, Lab Biochim Theor, IBPC, France) – coarse-grained modelling of nucleic acids
Prof. Luc Van Meervelt (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium) – modified nucleic acids