Aleš Hampl

Aleš Hampl portrait

Institute of Experimental Medicine, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i.

Aleš heads the Department of Molecular Embryology at the Institute of Experimental Medicine in the Czech Republic. Research in the department has focused on studying cells with pluripotent properties, including developing gametes and cells of embryonal origin – embryonal carcinoma cells and embryonic stem cells. The department is the first and only laboratory in the Czech Republic where cell lines (embryonic stem cells – ESC) were established from human blastocyst-stage embryos in 2003.