• study of thermodynamic and kinetic properties of macrocyclic ligands and their complexes – application in analytical and medicinal chemistry
  • coordination and analytical chemistry of less common elements (f-elements, platinum metals, etc.)
  • development of optical sensors and sensor arrays, application of nanoparticles in analytical chemistry
  • speciation analysis, electromigration techniques
  • bio-coordination chemistry of nucleobases, nucleosides, nucleotides and short oligonucleotides
  • application of artificial neural networks in chemistry, didactics of analytical chemistry


Selected  publications

Ševčík R., Vaněk J., Michalicová R., Lubal P., Hermann P., Santos I.C., Santos I., Campello M.P.C, “Formation and Decomplexation Kinetics of Copper(II) Complexes with Cyclen Derivatives Having Mixed Carboxylate and Phosphonate Pendant Arms”, Dalton Trans.45, 2016, 12723-12733.

David T., Kubíček V., Gutten O., Lubal P., Kotek J., Pietzsch H.-J., Rulíšek L., Hermann P., “Cyclam Derivatives with Bis(phosphinate) or Phosphinato-Phosphonate Pendant Arm: Ligands for Fast and Efficient Copper(II) Complexation for Nuclear Medical Applications”, Inorg. Chem. 54, 2015, 11751-11766.

Vaněk J., Lubal P., Ševčíková R., Polášek M., Hermann P., “Mono(pyridine-N-oxide) analog of DOTA as a suitable organic reagent for a sensitive and selective fluorimetric determination of Ln(III) ions”, J. Luminiscence 132, 2012, 2030-2035.

Jarolímová Z., Lubal P., Kanický V., “Analysis of renal stones by capillary isotachophoresis”, Talanta 98, 2012, 49-53.

Anzenbacher P. ,Jr., Lubal P., Buček P., Palacios M.A., Kozelkova M. E., „A practical approach to optical cross-reactive sensor arrays“, Chem. Soc. Rev., 39, 2010, 3954-3979.

Kotek J., Lubal P., Hermann P., Císařová I., Lukeš I., Godula T., Svobodová I., Táborský P., Havel J., „Unusually high thermodynamic stability and extraordinary kinetic inertness of copper(II) complexes with 1,4,8,11-tetraazacyclotetradecane -1,8-bis(methylphosphonic acid). Example of a rare isomerism between kinetically inert penta- and hexacoordinated Cu(II) complexes“, Chem. Eur. J. 9, 2003, 233-248.