Czech‐BioImaging Annual Scientific Conference 2023

The annual Czech-BioImaging conference Imaging Principles of Life will take place on October 3 - 4, 2023 in Hradec Králové.

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Anyone interested in imaging methods is welcome to enjoy the interesting presentations of expert speakers from the fields of biological and medical imaging. No presentation is required in order to attend, as the event is open. Oral presentations complemented with a poster session will showcase the most exciting results obtained in Czech-BioImaging facilities. Special space will also be allocated to the industrial partners for presenting current technology novelties.


Registration deadline: 25 September 2023

Registration Fee 1.000 CZK includes:

  • Attendance to the scientific sessions & poster session
  • Conference materials
  • Lunch & Coffee breaks & Poster refreshments
  • Conference dinner

Registeration is now closed


The deadline for abstract submission is 3 September 2023.

How to submit: First step is to fill out the registration form and check the „abstract submission box“.

Language of the abstract: English

For submission of more than 1 abstracts, please contact the organizers.

Book of Abstracts will be published in an electronic form only.

Please note that the authors are responsible both for the scientific content and grammar. The abstracts will not be proofread or revised by the organizers.

Final program

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Tuesday, October 3

10:00 - 13:00 Arrivals and registrations
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 Conference Opening

Welcome by Pavel Hozák

Director of Czech-BioImaging

13:15–15:00 SESSION I Chaired by Marie Vancová and Milan Ešner

Marcos González López

Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno

BEE-ST Method: 4D-Monitoring of Biomineralization Dynamics in Bones and Teeth


Ivona Mladineo

Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, České Budějovice

Shape of the nucleus of a nematode gland cell: when the only way round, is branching out


Jan Vysloužil

Pragolab s.r.o.

Leica STELLARIS confocal platform with focus on White Light Laser and HyD detector in details


Albert Cairo

Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC), Masaryk University, Brno

Imaging biocondensates during plant reproduction


Hassan Hashimi

Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice

Volumetric electron microscopy demonstrates a giant virus-encoded protein remodels mitochondria


Rudolf Krentik

Ametek GmbH

Imaging by direct electron detection optimized for 100 – 200kV range


Daria Tashyreva

Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, České Budějovice

Studying protist cellular architecture by methods of Volume-EM combined with 3D reconstruction

15:00-16:00 POSTER SESSION & Coffee Break
16:00–17:45 SESSION II Chaired by Kateřina Malínská and Michal Mikl

Jan Kremláček

Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové, Charles University, Hradec Králové

Nonparametric retrospective correction of pulse artifact in fMRI signal


Sarah Suergiu

Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague

The development of a tool for pancreatic islets quantification


Pavel Krist

Carl Zeiss spol. s.r.o.

ZEISS LSM 9 confocal family with the Dynamics Profiler - Strengthen Your Live Imaging Analyses with Molecular Insights


Eliška Bartečková

Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University and University Hospital, Brno

Neural Implications of Post-COVID-19 Condition: Preliminary Insights


Mike Karampelias

Institute of Experimental Botany of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

Imaging plants with hormone-sensitive autonomous bioluminescence: challenges and perspectives


Barbora Kobidová

Altium International s.r.o.

Igniting new confocal Imaging Potential of Nikon AX/AX-R in a Combination with new Super-resolution Module NSPARC


Kristína Mitterová

Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC), Masaryk University, Brno

Neurocognitive markers of brain stimulation efficacy and decline

19:00–22:00 Conference Dinner (sponsored by Thermo Fisher Scientific)

Wednesday, October 4

9:00-10:30 SESSION III Chaired by Vlada Filimonenko and Aleš Benda

Pavlína Šliková

Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Vestec

Anillin and myosin II synergistically contract single actin filaments and complex structures


Guillaume Brunetti


JEOL Solution for Life Science


Dominik Pinkas

Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague


Vitaly Polovinkin

ELI Beamlines Facility, Extreme Light Infrastructure, ERIC; Štěpánka Tomková, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice

The potential of using in cellulo grown protein crystals and 3D electron diffraction to solve challenging protein structures


Jakub Javůrek


Advanced EM solutions for 3D cell & tissue characterization


Petr Rada

Biotechnology and Biomedicine Centre (BIOCEV), Charles University, Prague

The hidden world of parasites in the light of microscopy

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 SESSION IV Chaired by Martin Mistrík and Zenon Starčuk

Václav Ranc

Palacký University Olomouc, Olomouc

Discrimination of resected glioma tissues using surface enhanced Raman imaging and Au@ZrO2 nanocomposites


Dagmar Bezděková

accela s.r.o.

Spatial Omics and Multiplexed Imaging to Explore New Insights in Biology


Amit Khairnar

International Clinical Research Center of St. Anne's University Hospital (FNUSA-ICRC), Brno

Diffusion kurtosis imaging detects the MPTP-induced neurodegenerative changes in a mouse model of Parkinson's Disease


Ivana Malcová

Institute of Microbiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

Visualization of the T3SS-needle-tip protein Bsp22 in Bordetella cells


Ondřej Sedlák

Nikon Europe B.V., český odštěpný závod

Microscopy Simplified


Martin Hrubý

Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

Advanced polymer materials for in situ in vivo sensing of inflammation and infection in real-time

12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:15 SESSION V Chaired by Miroslav Hyliš and Štěpán Kortus

Jan Vávra

Abberior Instruments GmbH

Nanoscopy with minimum photon flux


Minseok Kang

Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

Sensorineural hearing loss in mice with deleted GABAB receptor-associated KCTD12 proteins


Tomáš Horák

Brno University of Technology, Brno

Invasiveness of tumor cells into a 3D artificial tissue environment using holographic quantitative phase imaging


Kristýna Kárová

Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

PI3Kδ gene therapy in spinal cord injury leads to axon regrowth and function restoration


Josef Lavický

Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno

The Development of Dentin Microstructure Is Controlled by the Type of Adjacent Epithelium


Meri Eichner

Centre Algatech, Institute of Microbiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague

Photosynthesis in diazotrophic cyanobacteria: A CryoFM approach


Zuzana Šedrlová

Faculty of Chemistry, Brno University of Technology, Brno

Characterization of biotechnologically relevant bacterial cells

15:15 Conference Closing

Pavel Hozák

Director of Czech-BioImaging

Venue & Accomodation

Conference venue

EA Hotel Tereziánský dvůr****
Jana Koziny 336 , 500 00 Hradec Králové


Rooms at the venue are available for booking at discounted rates until 1 September 2023.

Participants are encouraged to make their booking at a discounted rate when using a conference code: Cz-BI IPL 2023 directly via e-mail: The hotel reception creates and confirms individual reservations. The code cannot be used via any of the booking platforms.

Capacity is limited.

View the room selection at the EA Hotel Tereziánský Dvůr.

Other accommodation capacities can be found within walking distance of the conference venue.

Information for participants

Oral presentations

The length of the oral presentation is 10 min (+ 5 min discussion). Invited lectures are 25 min (+ 5 min discussion).

Poster presentations

Maximal size of a poster is A0 (118,9 cm x 84,1 cm)

Social program

Conference dinner will take place on October 3

from 19:00
  Královéhradecký měšťanský pivovar

All registered participants are welcome to join for a social dinner with beer degustation. For beer fans is arranged a brewery tour.

Sponsorship & Exhibition

Would you like to promote your company's product or service directly at the conference and enhance the participants' experience? Are you interested in reserving a presentation slot to introduce your company's latest products or current offers? The Principles of Life 2023 is the perfect opportunity to network, engage and reach the Czech-BioImaging audience!

Forms of company involvement:

  • exhibition booth
  • commercial presentation (15 min)

In case you are interested in joining us, feel free to contact us at conference@czech‑ and discuss the details of your involvement.


Supported by the project No. LM2023050

Commercial partners:


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