Report of training and workshop within the project "Deepening of cooperation in bioactive compounds research" (BIOCOM)
Name of trainees: Darina Lanková, Veronika Krtková, Monika Jírů, Marie Bícová
Home Institution: University of Chemistry and Technology (UCT) Prague
Faculty of Food and Biochemical Technology
Department of Food Analysis and Nutrition
Address of home institution: Technická 3, Prague 6 Dejvice, 166 28, Czech Republic
Name of supervisor in the home institution: Prof. Ing. Jana Hajšlová, CSc.
Visited project partner: UiT The Arctic University of Norway (UiT)
Address of project partner: UiT Norges arktiske universitet, Postboks 6050 Langnes, 9037 Tromsø
Name of supervisor in the project partner: Prof. Klara Stensvåg
Actual period of visit: April 3.-9. 2017
Short summary of training:
(In detail see attachment no. 1.)
Tuesday April 4
Tour around the laboratories at the Department of NFH, followed by the introduction to lab routines and tour in the laboratory facilities. Short introduction to Marine bioprospecting and methods of bioassay guided purification. Demonstration of bioactivity testing of antimicrobial activity.
Wednesday April 5
The talk about searching for antimicrobial active components in marine organism. Lectures: „Pyridine and piperidine; Privileged heterocycles in drug discovery“ and „Synthetic mimics of antimicrobial peptides - Synthesis and biological studies of novel synthetic mimics of antimicrobial peptides“
Thursday April 6
Antimicrobial peptides and cases form own research. Mechanisms of actions studies. Introduction for preparation for biosensoric assays and mode of actions studies of antimicrobial compounds. Supply issues of natural products. Practical session doing two biosensoric assays of mechanisms of actions of antimicrobial activity.
Friday April 7
Seminar with presentation of PhD projects.
Titles: Organohalogen contaminants in human environment (Darina Lanková)
Opium alkaloids in capsules and seeds of Poppy (Papaver somniferum L.) (Marie Bícová)
Food fraud of botanical-based dietary supplements (Monika Jírů)