Our Mission

The Laboratory of Cancer Cell Biology (LCCB) is the joint venture of the First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and the Institute of Physiology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.

LCCB aims:

  • Collaboration on research projects of Charles University and Academy of Sciences

  • Development and application of up-to date methodologies in cell and molecular biology, physiology and biochemistry

  • Training of undergraduate and PhD students in biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology and physiology, including the involvement of students in the research projects

The Laboratory’s research projects are supported by a number of grants from local as well as international sources.


LCCB collaborates with several partners in the field of both basic and applied research (e. g. department of neurosurgery of Hospital Na Homolce, 3rd Medical Faculty and Faculty of Sciences of Charles University, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard School of Medicine) and participates on the Academy of Science of Czech Republic and Charles University in Prague project BIOCEV.