Michaela Fojtu

Mikejla_novePHD IN PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSIOLOGY,
FACULTY OF MEDICINE, MASARYK UNIVERSITY
CENTRAL EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

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Michaela Fojtů, PhD is a Research Fellow at the Masařík Cancer Research Laboratory at the Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University (MU) in Brno. She studied Biochemistry and Genomics and Proteomics at Faculty of Science (MU) and joined the team during her bachelor studies in 2010. She spent part of her doctoral study at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore in Martin Pumera’s research group. In 2018, she received PhD in Physiology and Pathophysiology at Faculty of Medicine (MU). Dr. Fojtů is focusing on cancer biology, testing of novel anticancer compounds, nanocarrier-mediated targeted drug delivery and nanomaterial toxicity. In 2015, she was awarded by the Brno PhD Talent scholarship funded by the Brno City Municipality. She received Werner von Siemens Award in 2019.

Curiculum Vitae

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Name Michaela Fojtů
Address Department of Physiology
Faculty of Medicine
Masaryk University
Kamenice 5, 62500, Brno, Czech Republic
EDUCATION
2014–2018 PhD
Physiology and Pathophysiology
Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno
2018 RNDr.
Biochemistry
Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague
2012–2014 Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Genomics and Proteomics
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno
2009–2012 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
Biochemistry
Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno
SCIENTIFIC CAREER
2016–onwards Masaryk University, Brno
Specialist at Department of Physiology
2014–onwards Central European Institute of Technology, Brno
2014–onwards Masaryk University, Brno
Part of the research team “Masarik Cancer Research Lab” headed by RNDr. Michal Masařík, PhD
Focus on the following fields of cancer research: targeted drug delivery, nanooncology, anthracycline antibiotics, platinum drugs, nanoparticles, drug resistance.
AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2019 Werner von Siemens Prize – prize for the best Ph.D. thesis, 2nd place
2019 Dean´s Award, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Award for the Best Scientific Result in the Field of Biomedicine, 2nd place
2015 Awarded by “Brno Ph.D. talent” scholarship for talented Ph.D. students in technical and life sciences funded by Brno City Municipality