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 completed his PhD in General and Molecular Genetics in 2010. He works as a molecular geneticist at the Veterinary Research Institute in Brno. He mainly deals with the genetics of farm animals in order to maintain their health. He has published several scientific papers in the field of genetics and is actively involved in the development of new genetic testing techniques.

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.