Professional profile and experiences: Molecular Biology, Bioelectrochemistry,

Biosensors, Biochemistry, Metallomics, Biochemistry of thiol compounds,

Nanotechnology; Nanomedicine

Prof. Ing. Rene Kizek, Ph.D., DrSc., MBA.

born 15.2. 1972 in Broumov, Czech Republic,

European Union


Specialization: Professor of Chemistry




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Poslední aktualizace:  01. 01. 2020

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Highly cited and principal publications  

BABULA, P., MASARIK, M., ADAM, V., ECKSCHLAGER, T., STIBOROVA, M., TRNKOVA, L., SKUTKOVA, H., PROVAZNIK, I., HUBALEK, J., KIZEK, R. Mammalian metallothioneins: properties and functions. Metallomics, 2012, vol. 4, no. 8,  pp. 739-750.


DRBOHLAVOVA, J., ADAM, V., KIZEK, R., HUBALEK, J. Quantum Dots - Characterization, Preparation and Usage in Biological Systems. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2009, vol. 10, no. 2,  pp. 656-673.


CHOMOUCKA, J., DRBOHLAVOVA, J., HUSKA, D., ADAM, V., KIZEK, R., HUBALEK, J. Magnetic nanoparticles and targeted drug delivering. Pharmacological Research, 2010, vol. 62, no. 2,  pp. 144-149.


KIZEK, R., TRNKOVA, L.,PALECEK, E. Determination of metallothionein at the femtomole level by constant current stripping chronopotentiometry. Analytical Chemistry, 2001, vol. 73, no. 20,  pp. 4801-4807.


PETRLOVA, J., POTESIL, D., MIKELOVA, R., BLASTIK, O., ADAM, V., TRNKOVA, L., JELEN, F., PRUSA, R., KUKACKA, J., KIZEK, R. Attomole voltammetric determination of metallothionein. Electrochimica Acta, 2006, vol. 51, no. 24,  pp. 5112-5119.

PRASEK, J., DRBOHLAVOVA, J., CHOMOUCKA, J., HUBALEK, J., JASEK, O., ADAM, V., KIZEK, R. Methods for carbon nanotubes synthesis-review. Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2011, vol. 21, no. 40,  pp. 15872-15884.

RUTTKAY-NEDECKY, B., NEJDL, L., GUMULEC, J., ZITKA, O., MASARIK, M., ECKSCHLAGER, T., STIBOROVA, M., ADAM, V., KIZEK, R. The Role of Metallothionein in Oxidative Stress. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 2013, vol. 14, no. 3,  pp. 6044-6066.







1993 - 1998 Faculty of Agronomy, VŠZ Brno

Degrees: 2002 Ph.D (Masaryk University, Molecular and Cellular Biology),

2006 Doc. (Assoc. Prof.) in MENDELU,

2012 regular professor (Prof.) in MENDELU,

2015 visiting professor in Wroclav Medical University;

2015 (DrSc., Analytical Chemistry);

2016 regular professor of Biology in VFU Brno;

2017 Master of business administration (CEMI Prague)

Employments: 1998 - 2002 postgraduate student – Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, MU, 1999 scientist – Masaryk Institute of Oncology, 2000 - 2002 scientist – Biophysical Institute in Brno, 2002 - Assist. Prof., 2006 Assoc. Prof., Prof. - Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, MENDELU. 2002 - 2015 Head of Laboratory of metallomics and nanotechnology; 2009 – 2015, Vice-head of Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, MENDELU; 2015 – 2018, Visiting professor Wroclaw Medical University; 2016 Head of Department of Research and Development; 2016 Head of Laboratory of Nanomedicine, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Pharmaceutical Faculty; 2017 Head of Central Laboratory at Pharmaceutical Faculty; 2018 Head of Department of Research at Prevention Medicals; 2018 Head of Council for Nutritional and Environmental Medicine - Metallomics Nanomedicine Research Group (CMNRG); 2019 Professor Wroclaw Medical University; 2019 Senior scientist Veterinary Research Institute.

Team leader, key person, coordinator and joint applicant of one EU project and many national projects. The list of the largest and most important and the most recent projects follows: (i) Ultra-Fast Molecular Filovirus Diagnostics „FILODIAG, H2020-JTI-IMI2-2014-02-single, H2020 (2015-2016). (ii) The Network for the Biology of Zinc (Zinc-Net) TD1304, COST Action (2014-2017); (iii) ESF project CEITEC and SIX; Anti-Microbial Coating Innovations to prevent infectious diseases (AMICI) CA COST Action CA15114; PortASAP - European network for the promotion of portable, affordable and simple analytical platform CA COST Action CA16215;  Cancer Nanomedicine - from the bench to the bedside CA COST Action CA17140; EURO-CHOLANGIO-NET: The European Cholangiocarcinoma Network (CA18122).

International Cooperation: scientific team has long-term cooperation with, University of Granada (Prof. Elena María Planells del Pozo), Universität Duisburg-Essen (Prof. Bernd Sures); Center for Grain & Animal Health Research (Prof. Karl J. Kramer, Prof. Elisabeth P.J. Burgess and Dr. Harry Martin); Wroclaw Medical University (Prof. Milnerowicz); University of Aveiro (Prof. Anjun); Slovak Technical University in Bratislava (Prof. Labuda); SOSA (Jakub Kapus); Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen (Dr. Carlos Fernandez); Hanoi State University (Dr. Nguyien Viet Hoai); South Africa (Prof. Ofomaja), Thailand (Dr. Eimaphungporn), Malajsia (Dr.  Parikesit), Singapure, Hong Kong (Dr. Farid).

Industry activity: Co-founder of Prevention Medicals s.r.o.,involved in management of the company, head of Department of Research and Development.

International network and activity: Council for Nutritional and Environmental Medicine - Metallomics Nanomedicine Research Group (CMNRG) – Research group leader; MedChemNet – member; The European Technology Platform for Nanomedicine -



Teaching activity: Students Advised: Postgraduate students (Dissertations) 15 successfully finished, 4 studying. Undergraduate Students (Diploma thesis) 20 successfully finished, 5 studying. ERASMUS+ students teaching (Diploma thesis and experimental projects) more than 10.

PhD board of Plant Physiology MENDELU Brno: 2005 - 2015

PhD board of Agriculture Chemistry MENDELU Brno: 2006 - 2015

DrSc board of Analytical Chemistry, Ministry of Education SR: 2016

PhD board of Analytical Chemistry STU Bratislava: 2019

Awards: 2011, Sensors Best Paper Award; 2012, Sensors Best Paper Award; 2013, Top cited Article, Pharmacology Research; 2015, Cover legend, International Journal of Oncology; 2018, Wroclaw Medical University Rector Award.

Membership in associations: 2000, Czech Chemical Society; 2002, Czech Medical Society; 2018, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Editorial board: Journal of Biochemical Technology (Assoc. Editor); Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry (Member); International Journal of Oncology (Member); Sensors (Member and Special Issues Editor);  World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Member); ISRN Electrochemistry (Member); International Journal of Electrochemical Science (Special Issues Editor); Journal of Science and Technology (Member); Archives of Phytophatology and Plant Protection (Section Editor); Scientific Report (Member)


Publications: Author and co-author of 280 papers published in ISI indexed journals, 8 chapter in book. He received more than 5 patents. Papers and posters presented at: National conferences 250, international conferences 60. Citations: more than 8,000 documented citations, H-index: 60 according to Scopus.