Karel Šmejkal

University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Czech Republic
Lecture Title: 
"Anti-inflammatory Activity of Various Prenylated Phenolic Compounds"

Department of Natural Drugs, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, Czech Republic
Research Interests:
Phytochemistry – especially separation and identification of natural substances. Target substances – especially prenylated phenols from Moraceae plants, Amaryllidaceae alkaloids, lignans of Schisandra chinensis. Chromatographic methods, identification of metabolites (IR, CD, MS, NMR)
Bioactivity of natural compounds– anticancer (effect on cell cycle), anti-inflammatory (COX inhibitors, NF-κB), antibacterial activity (anti MRSA)
Academic career
2016 – so far Head of the Department of Natural Products, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno.
2013 – so far Associated professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno,
Publications:
Total publications according to WOS: 50, H-index according to WOS: 14. Author or co-author of at least 60 conference papers, active attendance on 30 conferences.