About us

Our team consists of knowledgeable academic staff who are experts in animal genetics.

Mgr. Miroslav Horňák, Ph.D.

Head of the Laboratory

Miroslav Hornak  studied Molecular Biology and Genetics at the Masaryk University in Brno and then earned his Ph.D. doctoral study program of General and Molecular Genetics in 2010. He works as a molecular geneticist at the Veterinary Research Institute in Brno. He deals mainly with genetics of farm animals to maintain their health. He has published several scientific publications in the field of genetics and is actively involved in development of new techniques of genetic tests.

MVDr. Vlasta Linková


Vlasta Linkova is a successful graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of General Veterinary Medicine. She received the “Diagnostic methods in clinical genetics ” certificate in 2005. She is focused on cytogenetics and genetic diseases of humans and animals. She is also a lover of dogs, especially Rhodesian ridgebacks.