Research is in our DNA

Masaryk University is a modern institution with multidisciplinary approach to education and research. Ten faculties and two specialized research institutes provide for a wide range of research topics. In addition to cybersecurity, brain and mind research and the impact of toxic substances on the environment, our priorities also include genetic research.

More about our research

Improving medical diagnostics

Genetic research carried out at the Faculty of Science MU, Faculty of Medicine MU and CEITEC, the Central European Institute of Technology, focuses on the study of human genome. New genome editing technologies and related analyses help to improve the diagnostic accuracy and tailor the follow-up care to individual patient needs.

CEITEC – a centre of excellence

Exploring Mendel’s genome

Masaryk University conducts unique archaeological, anthropological and genetic research to discover new information about the founder of genetics. The research has revealed above-average capacity of Mendel’s brain, which together with his scientific results testifies to his genius.

Research results

Organizing the Mendel Genetics Conference

During 20 to 23 July 2022, Masaryk University will welcome scientists from all over the world for an international interdisciplinary conference organized in honour of the 200th birth anniversary of the “father of genetics”.

Conference details

What does research at Masaryk University look like?

State-of-the-art equipment, cutting-edge technologies and international cooperation. We are dedicated to establishing the right priorities, committed to securing sufficient funding and fully aware of the ethical and social implications of our research results.

Our research

Also presented at EXPO

Celebrating 200 years since Mendel’s birth

Meet Mendel

Caring for
Mendel’s legacy

Mendel today

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