2001: Organization of the molecular laboratory at the Department of Vascular Plant Systematics and introduction of DNA analysis as a tool for scientific research at the Institute of Botany.

2004: Involvement in the INTRABIODIV EU grant (see Research chapter for details on the scientific scope of the project), as a milestone in the further development of the lab capacities and expertise (including the purchase of a capillary automated sequencer).

2011: Establishment of the Laboratory of Molecular Analyses as a separate scientific unit within the Institute of Botany.