CZ-OPENSCREEN is a state-of-the-art infrastructure for chemical biology and genetics offering open access to potential users.

Our mission is to identify new molecular probes and to develop new tools for research of chemical compounds - candidates for the development of new potential therapeutics.

We offer to our users: cooperation in assay development, high-throughput screening, data validation, chemical compound optimization and cheminformatic support.We operate the National compound collection.



CZ-OPENSCREEN performs Corona sample tests

The team led by Dr Petr Bartůněk optimized RNA isolation using an in-house developed methods for large-scale testing. And also developed the internal database CORONAbase, which enables to track the samples throughout the testing process. The CORONAbase will be offered also to other laboratories, which are involved in Covid-19 testing, where it can be used for data management and to improve their testing services and standards.


Contact information

Institute of Molecular Genetics of the ASCR, v. v. i.

CZ-OPENSCREEN:National Infrastructure for Chemical Biology

Vídeňská 1083

142 20 Prague 4

Czech Republic