About- 2020

The Oomycete Molecular Genetics Network invites you to attend the 21st Oomycete Molecular Genetics Network Annual Meeting in Brno (Czech Republic) from Monday, June 22nd to Thursday, June 25th, 2020.

This meeting will be organized by the Phytophthora Research Centre, Mendel University in Brno and will be held at the Hotel International Brno.

Hotel International is located in Brno city centre which is easily reachable from the main access roads from Vienna, Prague and Bratislava. (Click here for location in Google Maps).

ADDRESS:

Hotel International Brno
Husova 16/200
602 00 Brno
Czech Republic

BRNO AND SOUTHERN MORAVIAN REGION

Brno, the commercial and social hub of South Moravia, is the second largest city in the Czech Republic with a population of 380,000, boasts a convention centre and is the seat of many important governmental and non-governmental institutions, including several supreme authorities. In addition, it is home to many theatres, galleries, museums, cinemas and shopping centres.

Brno is an important university city with about 80,000 students of higher education institutions every year. The city also became a home to a number of institutions directly related to research and development, like the Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC) or the Phytophthora Research Centre from Mendel University in Brno which is the local organizer of this conference.

In Brno you can find many attractions – e.g. the functionalist Tugendhat Villa, a UNESCO cultural heritage sight, the Špilberk castle or the interesting medieval underground system.

If you visit the city of Brno, do not forget to include also its surroundings, e.g. the Moravian Karst with more than one thousand caves, the Znojmo wine region with Podyjí National Park, Pálava and the Lednice-Valtice landscape area, which is also an UNESCO sight.

For more information see the following links:

https://www.jizni-morava.cz/en/region/3-brno-and-its-surroundings
https://www.gotobrno.cz/en/explore-brno/
https://www.jizni-morava.cz/en/tourist-areas

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