Job (employment)


(13th European Multicolloquium of Parasitology (EMOP), Belgrade, Serbia, 2021)

Department of Parasitology (Laboratory of Helminthology), Faculty of Science, Charles University, Viničná 7, CZ-12800 Prague 2, Czechia

Education and qualifications
2005 Professor - parasitology
1999 Doc. (Associate Professor) - parasitology
1996 Ph.D. - parasitology (Charles University)
1989 RNDr. (rerum naturalium doctor) - "professional doctorate" (not equivalent to Ph.D.) in systematic biology and parasitology (Charles University)
1988 MSc. - systematic biology and parasitology (Charles University)

Home institution management (currently)
Vice-Dean for Biology Section, Faculty of Science, Charles University (since 2016)
Scientific board of the Faculty of Science, Charles University (since 2008)
Scientific board of the University project "Campus Albertov", Charles University (chairman since 2013)

Teaching/lectures (currently)
Biology of Helminths (in Czech)
General Parasitology (in Czech)

Professional interests
Parasitology, helminthology, functional morphology of helminths, trematodes, cercarial dermatitis, avian schistosomes (life cycles, host-parasite interactions), tapeworms and their capability to inhibit cancer development

Editorial board appointments (currently)
Folia Parasitologica (member of the editorial board; impact factor 2022 = 1.600)

Scientific committee appointments (currently)
Scientific board of the Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in České Budějovice (since 2000)

Membership of scientific societies (currently)
Czech Society for Parasitology
Czech Zoological Society
Helminthological Society of Washington
The American Society of Parasitologists
The American Society for Microbiology