Mgr. Lucie Schmiedová Ph.D.

Position post-doc
Direction gastrointestinal microbiota in vertebrate

+420 221 951 803


  • 2012 – 2022: doctoral study of Zoology, Faculty of science, Charles University, Thesis: Ecological aspects affecting microbiota in the digestive tract of birds (Supervisor: J. Kreisinger).
  • 2010 – 2012: master’s study of Zoology, Faculty of science, Charles University, Diploma thesis: Parental conflicts and speciation in the house mouse (Supervisor: R. Reifová).
  • 2007 – 2010: bachelor’s study of Biology, Faculty of science, Charles University, Bachelor thesis: Genetic conflicts and speciation (Supervisor: R. Reifová).


Kubovčiak, J., Schmiedová, L., Albrecht, T., Těšický, M., Tomášek, O., Králová, T., & Kreisinger, J. (2022) Within-community variation of interspecific divergence patterns in passerine gut microbiota. Ecology and Evolution, 12(7), e9071. doi: 10.1002/ece3.9071 

Schmiedová, L., Tomášek, O., Pinkasová, H., Albrecht, T. & Kreisinger, J. (2022) Variation in diet composition and its relation to gut microbiota in a passerine bird. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 3787. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-07672-9

Sottas, C., Schmiedová, L., Kreisinger, J., Albrecht, T., Reif, J., Osiejuk, T. S., & Reifová, R. (2021). Gut microbiota in two recently diverged passerine species: Evaluating the effects of species identity, habitat use and geographic distance. BMC Ecology and Evolution, 21(1), 41. doi: 10.1186/s12862-021-01773-1

Moudra, A., Niederlova, V., Novotny, J., Schmiedova, L., Kubovciak, J., Matejkova, T., … Stepanek, O. (2021). Phenotypic and Clonal Stability of Antigen-Inexperienced Memory-like T Cells across the Genetic Background, Hygienic Status, and Aging. The Journal of Immunology, 206(9), 2109–2121. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.2001028

Schmiedová, L., Kreisinger, J., Požgayová, M., Honza, M., Martin, J.-F. & Procházka, P. (2020) Gut microbiota in a host-brood parasite system: insights from common cuckoos raised by two warbler species. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 96(9). doi: 10.1093/femsec/fiaa143

Sottas, C., Reif, J., Kreisinger, J., Schmiedová, L., Sam, K., Osiejuk, T. S., & Reifová, R. (2020). Tracing the early steps of competition-driven eco-morphological divergence in two sister species of passerines. Evolutionary Ecology. doi: 10.1007/s10682-020-10050-4

Kreisinger, J., Schmiedová, L., Petrželková, A., Michálková, R., Tomášek, O., Martin, J.-F., & Albrecht, T. (2018) Fecal microbiota associated with phytohaemagglutinin‐induced immune response in nestlings of a passerine bird. Ecology and Evolution8(19), 9793-9802. doi: 10.1002/ece3.4454

Kropáčková, L., Těšický, M., Albrecht, T., Kubovčiak, J., Čížková, D., Tomášek, O., Martin, F.-P.J., Bobek, L., Králová, T., Procházka, P. & Kreisinger, J. (2017) Co-diversification of gastrointestinal microbiota and phylogeny in passerines is not explained by ecological divergence. Molecular Ecology 26, 5292–5304. doi:10.1111/mec.14144

Kropáčková, L., Pechmanová, H., Vinkler, M., Svobodová, J., Velova, H., Těšický, M., Martin, F.-P.J. & Kreisinger, J. (2017) Variation between the oral and faecal microbiota in a free-living passerine bird, the great tit (Parus major). PLOS ONE 12, e0179945. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0179945 

Kreisinger, J., Kropáčková, L., Petrželková, A., Adámková, M., Tomášek, O., Martin, J.-F., Michálková, R. & Albrecht, T. (2017). Temporal stability and the effect of transgenerational transfer on faecal microbiota structure in a long distance migratory bird. Frontiers in Microbiology 8. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2017.00050

Kreisinger, J., Čížková, D., Kropáčková, L., & Albrecht, T. (2015). Cloacal microbiome structure in a long-distance migratory bird assessed using deep 16sRNA pyrosequencing. PLoS ONE 10, e0137401. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0137401

Kropackova, L., Pialek, J., Gergelits, V., Forejt, J., and Reifova, R. (2015). Maternal-foetal genomic conflict and speciation: no evidence for hybrid placental dysplasia in crosses between two house mouse subspecies. Journal of Evoutionary Biology 28, 688–698. doi:10.1111/jeb.12602.