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The 3rd Annual CEITEC Postdoc Retreat 2022

About event

The CEITEC MU PPC will host the 3rd Annual Postdoc Retreat. The focus of the event will be developing a culture of scientific collaboration and peer support amongst researchers in the Czech Republic and other European countries.

This event will be part of the International Postdoc Appreciation Week (September 22–23, 2022).
All postdoctoral researchers from the six CEITEC research institutes are invited to attend. The venue can accommodate 40 participants overnight, and host up to 90 participants in the presentation rooms of the venue. The programmed events will begin at 10am on Thursday and conclude at 3pm on Friday. 

Read about the 1st event HERE

The Abstract Book can be found HERE.     

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 952541.
Disclaimer: This website and included materials reflect only the author’s view and the Research Executive Agency is  not responsible for any use that may be made of the information it contains.


The lecture of Dr. Samuel Lagier was supported from European Regional Development Fund-Project „HR4MU“ (No. CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/16_028/0006244).


The proposed program includes:

  • Invited talks with topics on: Scientific Research at CEITEC, Twinning project giving opportunities for Researchers, Overview of CEITEC core facilities.
  • Networking for postdoc researchers from all of the CEITEC consortium.
  • Professional workshop on presentation skills for experts.
  • Selected talks and poster presentations by CEITEC postdoc researchers and researchers from Twinning institutes.
  • Award for the best presentation and the best poster.
  • Social events and a lot of fun!

Programme in detail:

22nd September  
9:00 Bus departure from Brno Campus Bohunice (CEITEC MU)
10:00 Registration with coffee break
10:30 Welcoming from PPC
10:45 Welcome lecture by CEITEC MU Director Jiří Nantl (online)
11:00 Zuzana Cieniková
11:15 Mateo Seoane Blanco
11:30 Ahmed H. Hassan
11:45 Lunch
12:35 Speed networking activity
13:00 Welcoming talk from Pavel Tomančák
13:15 CEITEC Core Facility overveiw by Daria Kuchařová
13:45 Vojtěch Bystrý
14:00 Petr Lepcio
14:15 Milad Takhsha
14:30 Hassan Zafar
14:45 Coffee break
15:15 Science communication in CEITEC by Ester Jarour
15:30 Workshop on presentation skills by Samuel Lagier 1st part
17:00 Coffee break
17:30 Poster Session
18:30 Dinner
19:30 Round table discussions
20:00 Evening Social


23rd September  
8:30 Breakfast
9:30 Workshop on presentation skills by Samuel Lagier 2nd part
11:00 Coffee break
11:30 Neha Shukla
11:45 Vivek Raxwal
12:00 Barbara Wójcikowska
12:15 Aleš Obrdlík
12:30 Awards and closing remarks
12:45 Lunch
14:00 Hiking in the forest near the Venue
16:00 Bus departure from Chateau Křtiny

Download the Programme in pdf HERE.

We will also invite senior scientific community members to engage with postdoctoral researchers at the Postdoc Retreat, which will offer a unique opportunity for them to experience the breadth and depth of junior research projects in Brno. We will increase public visibility of the quality of postdoctoral research in Brno by promoting both Postdoc Appreciation Week and the Postdoc Retreat on print and online platforms of CEITEC and Masaryk University

Please note that due to organizational reasons registration deadline is prolonged till the 10th of September.​

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22. - 23. 9. 2022
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