RNDr. Ivan Fiala, Ph.D.

Job Position: Research Scientist - Laboratory of Fish Protistology , Editor - Folia Parasitologica

Contact details

Phone: +420 387775450
E-mail: fiala@paru.cas.cz
Room: 109

Curriculum vitae

 University Education

  • 1998 – BSc at the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia
  • 2000 – MSc at the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia
  • 2006 – PhD at the Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia (Phylogenetic relationships among Myxozoa. Supervised by Prof. Iva Dyková)

Research activities

  • 2002 - two week stay at the Institute of Hydrobiology,Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan, China; sampling of fresh material of myxozoans from freshwater fish
  • 2003 - three week cruise off the coast of the British; sampling of marine fish from different localities of the North Atlantic Ocean to collect myxozoans
  • 2003 - oral presentation on Sixth International Symposium on fish Parasites, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • 2004 - three week stay at El Colegio de la Frontera Sur, Chetumal, Mexico; sampling of fish
  • 2004 - two week cruise off the coast of the British Isles; sampling of marine fish from deep sea of the Atlantic Ocean to collect myxozoans
  • 2004 - two week stay at Universidad Nacional de la Amazonia Peruana, Iquitos, Peru; assistant on the course: Curso Teoretico y Practico de Ictioparasitología: Protozoos y Myxosporidios – Patógenos de Peces
  • 2005 - oral presentation on EAFP 12th International Conference in Copenhagen

Teaching Biology of Parasitic Protozoa
Faculty of Science University of South Bohemia

Faculty of Science University of South Bohemia

Field parasitology
Faculty of Science University of South Bohemia

Total found: 55 records
Bartošová-Sojková P., Lövy A., Reed C., Lisnerová M., Tomková T., Holzer A., Fiala I. (2018) Life in a rock pool: Radiation and population genetics of myxozoan parasites in hosts inhabiting restricted spaces PLOS ONE 13 : e0194042.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194042
Holzer A., Bartošová-Sojková P., Born-Torrijos A., Lövy A., Hartigan A., Fiala I. (2018) The joint evolution of the Myxozoa and their alternate hosts: A cnidarian recipe for success and vast biodiversity. Molecular Ecology 27 : 1651–1666.
DOI: 10.1111/mec.14558
Patra S., Bartošová-Sojková P., Pecková H., Fiala I., Eszterbauer E., Holzer A. (2018) Biodiversity and host-parasite cophylogeny of Sphaerospora (sensu stricto) (Cnidaria: Myxozoa) Parasites & Vectors 11 : 347.
DOI: 10.1186/s13071-018-2863-z
Pilarska D., Takov D., Hyliš M., Radek R., Fiala I., Solter L., Linde A. (2017) Natural occurrence of microsporidia infecting Lepidoptera in Bulgaria Acta Parasitologica 62 : 858-869.
DOI: 10.1515/ap-2017-0104
Tanifuji G., Cenci U., Moog D., Dean S., Nakayama T., David V., Fiala I., Curtis B., Sibbald S.J., Onodera N., Colp M., Flegontov P., Johnson-MacKinnon J., McPhee M., Inagaki Y., Hashimoto T., Kelly S., Gull K., Lukeš J., Archibald J. (2017) Genome sequencing reveals metabolic and cellular interdependence in an amoebakinetoplastid symbiosis Scientific Reports 7 : 11688.
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-11866-x

Documents to download:
Tanifuji et al. 2017 SR (pdf)
Vávra J., Hyliš M., Fiala I., Sacherová V., Vossbrinck C. (2017) Microsporidian genus Berwaldia (Opisthosporidia, Microsporidia), infecting daphnids (Crustacea, Branchiopoda): Biology, structure, molecular phylogeny and description of two new species European Journal of Protistology 61 : 1-12.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ejop.2017.07.005
Alama Bermejo G., Jirků M., Kodádková A., Pecková H., Fiala I., Holzer A. (2016) Species complexes and phylogenetic lineages of Hoferellus (Myxozoa, Cnidaria) including revision of the genus: A problematic case for taxonomy Parasites & Vectors 9 : 13.
DOI: 10.1186/s13071-015-1265-8
Vávra J., Hyliš M., Fiala I., Nebesářová J. (2016) Globulispora mitoportans n. g., n. sp., (Opisthosporidia: Microsporidia) a microsporidian parasite of daphnids with unusual spore organization and prominent mitosome-like vesicles Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 135 : 43-52.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jip.2016.02.003
Vávra J., Hyliš M., Fiala I., Refardt D., Larsson R. (2016) Microsporidia in a woodland pool I. Lanatospora costata sp. n. (Opisthosporidia, Microsporidia), parasite of Megacyclops viridis (Crustacea, Copepoda): fine structure and molecular phylogeny Acta Protozoologica 55 : 269-280.
DOI: 10.4467/16890027AP.16.023.6010
Fiala I., Bartošová-Sojková P., Okamura B., Hartikainen H. (2015) Adaptive Radiation and Evolution Within the Myxozoa Myxozoan Evolution, Ecology and Development, B. Okamura et al. (Eds.) 69-84.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-14753-6_4
Fiala I., Bartošová-Sojková P., Whipps C. (2015) Classification and Phylogenetics of Myxozoa Myxozoan Evolution, Ecology and Development, B. Okamura et al. (Eds.) 85-110.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-14753-6_5
Fiala I., Hlavničková M., Kodádková A., Freeman M., Bartošová-Sojková P., Atkinson S. (2015) Evolutionary origin of Ceratonova shasta and phylogeny of the marine myxosporean lineage Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 86 : 75-89.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2015.03.004
Kodádková A., Bartošová-Sojková P., Holzer A., Fiala I. (2015) Bipteria vetusta n. sp. – an old parasite in an old host: tracing the origin of myxosporean parasitism in vertebrates International Journal for Parasitology 45 : 269-276.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2014.12.004
Kodádková A., Dyková I., Tyml T., Ditrich O., Fiala I. (2014) Myxozoa in high Arctic: Survey on the central part of Svalbard archipelago International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 3 : 41-56.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2014.02.001
Bartošová P., Fiala I., Cinková M., Jirků M., Caffara M., Fioravanti M., Atkinson S., Bartholomew J., Holzer A. (2013) Sphaerospora sensu stricto: Taxonomy, diversity and evolution of a unique lineage of myxosporeans (Myxozoa) Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 68 : 93-105.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2013.02.026
Dyková I., Kodádková A., De Buron I., Fiala I., Roumillat W. (2013) Sinuolinea infections in the urinary system of Cynoscion species (Sciaenidae) and the search for the phylogenetic position of the type species of Sinuolinea Davis, 1917 (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 2 : 10-17.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2012.11.004
Eiras J., Lu Y., Gibson D., Fiala I., Saraiva A., Cruz C., Santos M. (2012) Synopsis of the species of Chloromyxum Mingazinni, 1890 (Myxozoa: Myxosporea: Chloromyxidae). Systematic Parasitology 83 : 203–225.
DOI: 10.1007/s11230-012-9380-9
Hartigan A., Fiala I., Dyková I., Rose K., Phalen D., Šlapeta J. (2012) New species of Myxosporea from frogs and esurrection of the genus Cystodiscus Lutz, 1889 for species with myxospores in gallbladders of amphibians. Parasitology 139 : 478-496.
DOI: 10.1017/S0031182011002149
Bartošová P., Fiala I. (2011) Molecular evidence for the existence of cryptic species assemblages of several myxosporeans (Myxozoa). Parasitology Research 108 : 573–583.
DOI: 10.1007/s00436-010-2100-y
Bartošová P., Freeman M., Yokoyama H., Caffara M., Fiala I. (2011) Phylogenetic positionof Sphaerospora testicularis and Latyspora scomberomori n. gen. n. sp. (Myxozoa) within the marine urinary clade. Parasitology 138 : 381–393.
DOI: 10.1017/S0031182010001381

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