Fund-raising campaign to aid biodiversity in South Cameroon

Scientists from the Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences, Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague call for help for Ebogo village in Cameroon. Donors can help to protect endangered tropical forest, sustainable development of the local rural community and children's education in Ebogo and surrounding villages.

We tackled the evolution of the immune gene repertoire in 18 cockroach and termite species

We tackled the evolution of the immune gene repertoire in 18 cockroach and termite species, spanning the spectrum of solitary, subsocial and eusocial lifestyles.

Phylogenomic approaches

We used phylogenomic approaches to provide a robust backbone of termite evolution.

First Museum of Termites in the world!

Termite Research Team (Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, CULS) opened the first Museum of Termites in the world! 

Laboratoř at Czech Radio

Assoc. Prof. Jan Šobotník was together with Prof. Vojtěch Novotný guest of Laboratoř at Czech Radio

The World According to Termites achieved another award

Our movie on termites, which is historically the first Czech winner of Life Science Film Festival, reached another important award.

New drywood termite with snapping mandibles

Termites have developed a wide array of defensive mechanisms.

Rampant Host Switching Shaped the Termite Gut Microbiome

Article: Rampant host switching shaped the termite gut microbiome.

LSFF 2017 Grand Prix goes to termites

LSFF 2017 Grand Prix was awarded to a Czech film "The World According to Termites" of the director Jan Hošek. It was handed to him by rector of the CULS, prof. Jiří Balík, together with cameraman Marián Polák and councelor Jan Šobotník.

Coptotermes (Rhinotermitidae) revision

Coptotermes Wasmann (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) is one of the most economically important subterranean termite genera..

Ants Eavesdropping of Termite

Predators can intercept their prey using specific signals of a different nature.

Ultimate phylogenesis of Termitidae

Derivation of termites from the family Termitidae are key species and ecosystem engineers in the tropics.

Movie The World According to Termites

Prof. Šobotník participated at shooting documentary movie The World According to Termites.

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