Jitka Prachařová studied molecular and cell biology at the Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Palacký University in Olomouc before moving to the Department of biophysics in 2010 to work on her dissertation under the supervision of prof. Kašpárková. The topic of her dissertation was Role of DNA modifications by metal complexes in cancer therapy. Following the completion of her PhD in 2013 she accepted an offer to work as a postdoc in the Laboratory of molecular biophysics and pharmacology of prof. Viktor Brabec in the Department of biophysics at the Palacký University in Olomouc. During her work, she completed research fellowships at Institut of Pharmacy, Ernst-MoritzArndt University Greifswald, Germany and Photobiology Unit, Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, Dundee, Scotland. The emphasis of her present research is to study the mechanism of new metallodrugs´ anticancer activity.