This is the 3rd conference in a series of three on the same theme of the interaction of nucleic acids with innate immunity and newly genome defence. The aim of the conference series is to bring together researchers in the fields of immunology, innate immune nucleic acid sensing and enzymatic modification of both DNA and RNA.
There will also be a medical perspective, discussing how the lack of certain modifications leading to aberrant innate immune recognition of nucleic acids results in disease.
CEITEC – Central European Institute of Technology is a scientific centre in the fields of life sciences, advanced materials and technologies whose aim is to establish itself as a recognized centre for basic as well as applied research. CEITEC offers a state-of-the-art infrastructure and great conditions to employ excellent researchers. It is being developed in conjunction with universities and research institutes in Brno, Czech Republic.
Masaryk University is the 2nd largest public university in the Czech Republic and the leading higher education institution in Moravia. At present it comprises nine faculties with over 200 departments, institutes and clinics. Recognized as one of the most important teaching and research institutions in the Czech Republic and a highly-regarded Central European university, it has been infused with a strong democratic spirit ever since its establishment in 1919.