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Kateřina Roberts

Kateřina Roberts

Researcher at the Department of Zoology, Faculty of Science, Charles University

Kateřina Roberts is a research assistant at the Department of Zoology at the Faculty of Science at Charles University. Her primary research focuses on nausea and vomiting during pregnancy, exploring predictors, mechanisms, and possible adaptive function. She is also interested in pregnancy aversions cravings and other aspects of pregnancy and human reproduction. Beyond this, she also has been focusing on the effect of hormonal contraception on mate choice and the role of MHC genes in mate choice and subsequent effects on fertility. She holds a Doctoral and Master's degree in Zoology and a Bachelor's degree in Ecological and Evolutionary Biology at the Faculty of Science at Charles University.






Fiurašková, K., Havlíček, J., & Roberts, S. C. (2021). Dietary and psychosocial correlates of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. Food Quality and Preference, 93, 104266.

Hlaváčová, J., Flegr, J., Fiurašková, K., & Kaňková, Š. (2021). Relationship between Latent Toxoplasmosis and Depression in Clients of a Center for Assisted Reproduction. Pathogens, 10(8), 1052.

Fiurašková, K., Roberts, S. C., Kaňková, Š., Hlaváčová, J., Calda, P., & Havlíček, J. (2022). Oral contraceptive use during relationship formation and current relationship satisfaction: Testing the congruency hypothesis in couples attending pregnancy and fertility clinics. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 135, 105451.

Roberts, K., Havlíček, J., Kaňková, Š., Klapilová, K., & Roberts, S. C. (2023). Testing effects of partner support and use of oral contraception during relationship formation on severity of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 23(1), 175.

Kaňková, Š., Hlaváčová, J., Roberts, K., Benešová, J., Havlíček, J., Calda, P., ... & Roberts, S. C. (2023). Associations between nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, disgust sensitivity, and first-trimester maternal serum free β-hCG and PAPP-A. Hormones and Behavior, 152, 105360.

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