Jan Brabec, PhD

Jan Brabec

Postdoc, Laboratory of Helminthology

Contact

phone: 5484

e-mail: brabcak@paru.cas.cz

room: 209

Research interests

 
Molecular phylogeny and systematics of parasitic flatworms, especially cestodes
 
Development of population genetic markers (organellar genomes, microsatellite loci) for population genetic studies of globally distributed flatworm models: species complex of trematodes of the genus Diplostomum and Asian fish tapeworm Schyzocotyle acheilognathi
 
Development of novel molecular markers for evolutionary studies of basal cestode lineages
 
Molecular differential diagnostics of helminth parasites

Recent publications

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Curriculum vitae

Education

  • 2006–2012 PhD, Parasitology, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic. Thesis: Molecular systematics and evolution of basal cestode lineages. Supervisor: Tomas Scholz

  • 2004–2006 MSc, Parasitology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic. Thesis: Paraphyly of pseudophyllidean tapeworms: testing a phylogenetic hypothesis using sequence data (18S & 28S rDNA). Supervisor: Tomas Scholz

  • 2001–2004 BSc, Biomedical Laboratory Techniques, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic. Thesis: Molecular phylogeny of tapeworms of the order Pseudophyllidea. Supervisor: Tomas Scholz

International research visits

  • Dr Tim Littlewood, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London, UK, 2 Sep–4 Dec 2013, 15 Sep–19 Dec 2014

  • Dr Peter Olson, Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London, UK, 21 Nov–16 Dec 2005, 5 Dec–17 Dec 2010

  • Prof Klaus Brehm, Institute of Hygiene and Microbiology, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany, 
30 Oct–15 Dec 2006, 6–31 Oct 2008

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