Dr. Jan Votýpka, PhD.

Jan Votýpka

Research worker, Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Protists

Contact

phone: 5435

e-mail: vapid@natur.cuni.cz

Research interests

  • Vector-parasite interactions (Leishmania–Phlebotomus, Trypanosoma–Culex, etc.)
  • Molecular phylogeny of monoxenous trypanosomatids (biodiversity etc.)
  • Molecular protozoology (structure of kinetoplast DNA)
  • Blood parasites of birds (transmission, Hamilton-Zuk hypothesis)  
  • Biology and phylogeny of Apicomplexa (including manipulation hypothesis)

Recent publications

Curriculum vitae

Born: 1972, Czech Republic

Professional Experience, Education and Qualification:

  • 1996-2004: Postgraduate study, Dpt Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague
  • 2004: Ph.D.
  • 2010: Associate professor
  • 2002-present: Research Scientist, Institute of Parasitology, České Budějovice
  • 2001-present: Research Scientist, Dpt Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague

Long term stays abroad:

  • Laboratory of Prof. D. LeRay and Dr. J. C. Dujardin, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Laboratory of Dr. G. Milon a Dr. L. Nicolas, Institute of Pasteur, Paris, France.
  • Laboratory of Prof. G. Cuni and Dr. S. Herder, IRD – CIRAD, Montpellier, France.

web pages (and a complete list of publications): www.parazitologie.cz

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