PharmDr. Marta Kučerová, Ph.D.

Charles University, Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Kralove,
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis
Heyrovského 1203/8, 500 05 CZ-Hradec Králové
phone: (00420) 495 067 372; room: 2237

Research Interests

  • synthesis of novel antifungal, antibacterial, antimycobacterial, and anticancer agents
  • structure-activity relationships of chalcone derivatives
  • synthesis of low-molecular functionally substituted pyrazine derivatives and boronic acid derivatives
  • structure-based/ligand based drug design
  • member of the group Design and Development of New Antimicrobial Agents

Academic/Scientific Qualifications

  • Mgr. (Master of Science) degree in Pharmacy (diploma thesis: Chalkony a jejich analogy jako potenciální léčiva II.)
  • Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Ph.D. thesis: Chalkony a jejich analogy jako potenciální léčiva)

Professional Experience and Training

  • present position – assistant professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Analysis (since 2003)
  • 2017 – Mutalig COST Action training school – Chemoinformatics tools for MuTaLig Chemotheca: design and implementation (Vienna, Austria)
  • 2006–2007 Course of Pharmaceutical Medicine – 3rd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague (CZ)
  • 2005–2008 research worker in the Research Project MSM 0021620822 and the Research Centre 1M6138896301 (both projects of Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, CZ)
  • 2005 – Short-Term Work Program with DAAD scholarship at the University of Bonn, Pharmaceutical Institute Poppelsdorf, Germany
  • 2003 – Erasmus student at the University of Bonn, Pharmaceutical Institute Poppelsdorf, Germany
  • 2001–2004 research work in the Research Projects MSM 111600001 a MSM 1116000002 (project of Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, CZ)

Teaching Experience

  • Pharmaceutical Chemistry I and II (program: Pharmacy in Czech/English) – lectures, seminars, practical classes, exams
  • Chemical Drugs I and II (program: Medical Bioanalytics in Czech) – lectures
  • Current trends in the development of chemical drugs (program: Pharmacy in Czech/English) – subject guarantor, lectures, exams
  • Basics of Molecular Modelling of Drugs (program: Pharmacy in Czech/English) – lectures, seminars, exams
  • Technology of Synthetic Drugs (program: Pharmacy in Czech/English) – practical classes
  • Supervision of rigorous theses
  • Supervision of diploma theses
  • Consultant of Ph.D. student


original papers and reviews with IF (15), original papers without IF (9)

studing textbooks:

  • Doležal, M.; Kučerová, M.; Miletín, M.; Zimčík, P.; Zitko J.:  Farmaceutická chemie léčiv působících na kardiovaskulární, trávicí a vylučovací systém, Karolinum, Praha 2022, 1. vyd., 320 ss. [ISBN 9788024651026]
  • Zimčík, P.; Kučerová, M.; Miletín, M.; Doležal, M.; Opletalová, V.: Farmaceutická chemie. Návody k praktickým cvičením, Karolinum, Praha 2022, 3. vyd., 78 ss. [ISBN 978-80-246-1677-3]
  • Doležal, M.; Opletalová, V.; Miletín, M.; Zimčík, P.; Kučerová, M.: Farmaceutická chemie léčiv ovlivňujících autonomní nervový systém, Karolinum, Praha 2016, 2. vyd, 132 ss. [ISBN 978-80-246-3460-9]
  • Doležal, M.; Kučerová, M.; Miletín, M.; Musílek, K.; Opletalová, V.; Zimčík, P.: Farmaceutická chemie léčiv působících na centrální nervový system, Karolinum, Praha 2013, 1. vyd., 190 ss. [ISBN 978-80-246-2382-5]


  • co-author or main author in seven Moodle courses: Obecná farmaceutická chemie, Farmaceutická chemie – vybrané kapitoly, Praktická cvičení z farmaceutické chemie, Základy molekulového modelování léčiv, Pharmaceutical Chemistry - practical classes, Vývojové směry v oblasti chemických léčiv, Current Trends in Development of Chemical Drugs

Grants received

  • 2017 – one-year internal grant of Dean Fund  (program Progres Q42 at the Faculty of Pharmacy) 
  • 2017 – trainee grant MuTaLig COST Action CA15135
  • 2014, 2015, 2016 – one-year internal grants of Dean Fund (program PRVOUK P40 at the Faculty of Pharmacy)
  • 2008 – grant FRVŠ 688/2008 (principal investigator)
  • 2006 – grant FRVŠ 1540/2006 (co-investigator)
  • 2005 – grant DAAD (Germany)
  • 2004–2006 – grant GA ČR 203/04/2134 (participation)
  • 2003 – grant FRVŠ 2970/2003 (principal investigator)

Professional Membership and Additional Functions

  • member of the Organizing Committee of the 11th Joint Meeting on Medicinal Chemistry (Prague, 27–30 June 2019) and and 49th Conference Synthesis and Analysis of Drugs (Hradec Králové CZ, 16.–17. 9. 2021)
  • member of the committee of the Section of synthetic drugs of the Czech Pharmaceutical Society ČLK JEP (since 2019)
  • member of state exam committee for subject Pharmaceutical Chemistry (since 2022) 
  • member of the FAF UK Rigorous Commission in the field of Pharmaceutical Chemistry (since 2018)
  • chairwoman of the FAF UK Editorial Committee (since 1st November 2017)

Certificates and Worshops

  • workshop: Positive leadership (Jan Mühlfeit, online, 2022)
  • workshop: Leadership (Alexandra Fonville, online, 2022)
  • workshop Testování ve VŠ výuce (Centrum celoživotního vzdělávání UK, CZ-Hradec Králové 29. 1.–30. 1. 2020)
  • kurz pedagogických dovedností (Centrum celoživotního vzdělávání UK, CZ-Hradec Králové 6. 2.–20. 3. 2019) 
  • ECDL Certificate and ECDL Expert Certificate – SoftGate, s. r. o., CZ-Hradec Králové (2014)
  • FCE (B2) – British Centre, CZ-Pardubice (2008)
  • ZOP (C2) – Goethe Institut, CZ-Prague (2005)
  • ZMP (C1) – Goethe Institut, D-Saarbrücken (2004)
  • State Language Exam in German – State Language School, CZ-Jindřichův Hradec (1996)

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