prof. RNDr. Tomáš Scholz, CSc.

Job Position: Head of Laboratory - Laboratory of Helminthology , Editor-in-Chief - Folia Parasitologica , Statutory representative

Contact details

Phone: +420 387775431
E-mail: tscholz@paru.cas.cz
Room: 207

Description

Research interests

  • Helminth parasites of fish
  • Taxonomy and biology (life cycles) of fish tapeworms (Cestoda)
  • Taxonomy and biology of trematodes (Digenea)
  • Helminths parasitizing fish in the Neotropics
  • Fish-borne human parasitoses (small fluke intestinal infections)

 

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Curriculum vitae

 

Education (degrees, dates, universities)

  • MSc 1984 Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague (systematic zoology and ecology)
  • PhD 1989 Institute of Parasitology, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, České Budějovice (parasitology)
  • Associate Prof. 1999 Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice (parasitology)
  • Professor 2003 Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague (parasitology)

Career/Employment (employers, positions and dates)

Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, České Budějovice
  • PhD student 1985-1988
  • Research Assistant 1988-1989
  • Research Scientist 1989-1998
  • Senior Scientist 1999-until now
  • Director 2002-until now
Centre for Investigation and Advanced Studies of the National Polytechnical Institute (CINVESTAV-IPN), Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico
  • Visiting Professor 1993-1994 1998-1999 (catedra patrimonial)
  • Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice
  • Assistant Professor 1995-1999
  • Associate Professor 1999-2003
  • Professor 2003-until now

Specialization (specify)

(i) main field Parasitology: helminthology – systematics, biology and phylogeny of helminth parasites of fish
(ii) other fields: Fish-borne helminthoses; diversity of fish helminth in the Neotropics
(iii) current research interest: Systematics and phylogeny of fish cestodes and trematodes

Honours, Awards, Fellowships, Membership of Professional Societies
Medal of the Slovak Society for Parasitology (2003)

Teaching Biology of helminths
Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia

Field parasitology
Faculty of Science University of South Bohemia

Publications
Total found: 302 records
Acosta A.A., Mendoza-Palmero C., da Silva R.J., Scholz T. (2019) A new genus and four new species of dactylogyrids (Monogenea), gill parasites of pimelodid catfishes (Siluriformes: Pimelodidae) in South America and the reassignment of Urocleidoides megorchis Mizelle et Kritsky, 1969 Folia Parasitologica 66 : 004.
DOI: 10.14411/fp.2019.004
de Chambrier A., Brabec J., Tran B.T., Scholz T. (2019) Revision of Acanthotaenia von Linstow, 1903 (Cestoda: Proteocephalidae), parasites of monitors (Varanus spp.), based on morphological and molecular data. Parasitology Research 118 : 1761–1783.
DOI: 10.1007/s00436-019-06326-6
Hernández-Orts J., Georgieva S., Landete D.N., Scholz T. (2019) Heterophyid trematodes (Digenea) from penguins: A new species of Ascocotyle Looss, 1899, first description of metacercaria of Ascocotyle (A.) patagoniensis Hernández-Orts et al. (2012), and first molecular data. International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 8 : 94–105.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2018.12.008
International Helminth Genomes Consortium, Scholz T. (2019) Comparative genomics of the major parasitic worm Nature Genetics 51 : 163–174.
DOI: 10.1038/s41588-018-0262-1
Li L., Scholz T. (2019) Redescription of Porrocaecum semiteres (Zeder, 1800) (Nematoda: Ascaridida) from the Song Thrush Turdus philomelos (Passeriformes: Turdidae) Acta Parasitologica 64 : 1–6.
DOI: 10.2478/s11686-018-00001-z
Scholz T., Choudhury A., Brooks D.R. (2019) A new species of Synbranchiella (Cestoda: Proteocephalidae), from the mountain mullet (Dajaus monticola) in Costa Rica Journal of Parasitology 103 : 83–94.
DOI: 10.1645/16-84
Šimková A., Řehulková E., Rasoloariniaina J.R., Jorissen M.W.P., Scholz T., Faltýnková A., Mašová Š., Vanhove M.P.M. (2019) Transmission of parasites from introduced tilapias: a new threat to endemic Malagasy ichthyofauna Biological Invasions 21 : 803–819.
DOI: 10.1007/s10530-018-1859-0
Acosta A.A., Scholz T., Blasco-Costa M. I., Alves P.V., da Silva R.J. (2018) A new genus and two new species of dactylogyrid monogeneans from gills of Neotropical catfishes (Siluriformes: Doradidae and Loricaridae) A new genus and two new species of dactylogyrid monogeneans from gills of Neotropical catfishes (Siluriformes: Doradidae and Loricaridae) 67 : 4-12.
DOI: 10.1016/j.parint.2017.09.012
Alves P.V., de Chambrier A., Luque J., Scholz T. (2018) Towards a robust systematic baseline of Neotropical fish tapeworms (Cestoda: Proteocephalidae): amended diagnoses of two genera from the redtail catfish, Phractocephalus hemioliopterus Zootaxa 4370 : 363-380.
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4370.4.3
Brabec J., Scholz T., Štefka J. (2018) Development of polymorphic microsatellites for the invasive Asian fish tapeworm Schyzocotyle acheilognathi Parasitology International 67 : 341-343.
DOI: 10.1016/j.parint.2018.01.007
de Chambrier A., Beveridge I., Scholz T. (2018) Tapeworms (Cestoda: Proteocephalidae) of Australian reptiles: hidden diversity of strictly specific parasites Zootaxa 4461 : 477–498.
DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4461.4.2
Hernandez Orts J., Scholz T., Brabec J., Kuzmina T., Kuchta R. (2018) Does the number of genital organs matter? Case of the seal tapeworm Diphyllobothrium (syn. Diplogonoporus) tetrapterus (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidea) Canadian Journal of Zoology 96 : 193-204.
DOI: 10.1139/cjz-2017-0013
Kuchta R., Choudhury A., Scholz T. (2018) Asian Fish Tapeworm: The Most Successful Invasive Parasite in Freshwaters Trends in Parasitology 34 : 511–523.
DOI: 10.1016/j.pt.2018.03.001
Kudlai O., Scholz T., Smit N. (2018) Trematoda. In: T. Scholz, M.P.M. Vanhove, N. Smit, Z. Jayasundera, M. Gelnar (Eds.), Guide to the parasites of African freshwater fishes: diversity, ecology and research methods. ABC Taxa CEBioS, Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences 18 : 245–268.
McAllister C.T., Cloutman D.G., Choudhury A., Scholz T., Trauth S.E., Fayton T.J., Robinson H.W. (2018) Parasites of the Spotted Sucker, Minytrema melanops (Cypriniformes: Catostomidae) from Arkansas and Oklahoma Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science 72 : 87–93.
Oros M., Uhrovič D., Scholz T. (2018) A New Classification of Glaridacris Cooper, 1920 (Cestoda: Caryophyllidea), Parasites of Suckers (Catostomidae) in North America, Including Erection of Pseudoglaridacris N. Gen. Journal of Parasitology 104 : 60-69.
DOI: 10.1645/17-58
Pantoja C., Scholz T., Luque J., Jones A. (2018) New genera and species of paramphistomes (Digenea: Paramphistomoidea: Cladorchiidae) parasitic in fishes from the Amazon basin in Peru. Systematic Parasitology 95 : 611–624.
DOI: 10.1007/s11230-018-9808-y
Scholz T., Barčák D., Oros M. (2018) The occurrence of the non-native tapeworm Khawia japonensis (Yamaguti, 1934) (Cestoda) in cultured common carp in the Czech Republic confirms its recent expansion in Europe BioInvasions Records 7 : 303–308.
DOI: 10.3391/bir.2018.7.3.12
Scholz T., de Chambrier A. (2018) Redescription of Sciadocephalus megalodiscus Diesing, 1850, An Unusual Neotropical Fish Tapeworm (Cestoda: Proteocephalidae). Journal of Parasitology 104 : 523–529.
DOI: 10.1645/18-25
Scholz T., Šimková A., Razanabolana, J.R., Kuchta R. (2018) The first record of the invasive Asian fish tapeworm (Schyzocotyle acheilognathi) from an endemic cichlid fish in Madagascar Helminthologia 55 : 84–87.
DOI: 10.1515/helm-2017-0052

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