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Ph.D. students

MSc. Lucie Ambrožová

Supervisor: Mgr. Lukáš Čížek, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Importance of large herbivore grazing for beetle communities in temperate steppes

MSc. Ernesto Francisco Bonadies

Supervisor: Yves Francois Basset, Ph.D., Greg Lamarre, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Understanding the tropical insects pollinators population dynamics: Connecting recent, present and…

MSc. Sam Cameron Finnie

Školitel: Mgr. Kateřina Sam, Ph.D. Téma dizertační práce: Caterpillar-Parasitoid Interactions in Top-Down Trophic Cascades Across a Latitudinal Gradient

MSc. Ruben Reátegui Casas

Školitel: prof. RNDr. Oldřich Nedvěd, CSc. Téma dizertační práce: Ecology and taxonomy of Cassidinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in a tropical rainforest with ecological…

MSc. Dragomir Damnjanovic

Supervisor: doc. RNDr. Jan Štefka, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Community ecology and genetics of bird – parasite interactions?

MSc. Frederik Christiaan De Wint

Supervisor: Dr. Tom Maurice Fayle Doctoral thesis topic: Entomopathogen-mediated negative density dependence as a driver of arthropod diversity along elevational gradients

MSc. Guillaume Dillenseger

Školitel: RNDr. Vojtěch Kubelka, Ph.D. Téma dizertační práce: Latitudinal patterns in life-history strategies and breeding performance of shorebirds

MSc. Lenka Dovicičová

Supervisor: doc. MSc. Radim Šumbera, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Populačno-genetické analýzy vybraných druhov afrických hlodavcov

MSc. Klára Dragová

Supervisor: doc. MSc. Oldřich Říčan, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Kontrasty historické biogeografie dvou protilehlých oblastí Neotropů

MSc. Pavla Dudová

Supervisor: RNDr. Jan Klečka, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Význam individuální variability pro potravní vztahy hmyzu a pavouků Research focus: Klecka lab

MUDr. Jiří Dvořáček

Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Dalibor Kodrík, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Mozkový systém odměny u hmyzu

MSc. Sara Fernández Garzón

Supervisor: Mgr. Kateřina Sam, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Ant diversity along a latitudinal gradient and their role in top-down control

MSc. Ondřej Fišer

Supervisor: doc. RNDr. Roman Fuchs, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Vnímání obličeje a těla v rozpoznávání predátorů netrénovanými ptáky

MSc. Robert Grgac

Supervisor: prof. Ing. Vladimír Košťál, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Functional analysis of cryoprotectant system in C. costata

MSc. Tomáš Gybas

Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Dalibor Kodrík, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Vibroakustika blanokřídlého hmyzu

MSc. Stefan Harrison

Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Vojtěch Novotný, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Insects and fungi as drivers and maintainers of plant diversity in tropical rainforests

Mgr. Daniela Hlávková

Supervisor: RNDr. Petr Doležal, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Ekologická fyziologie kůrovců na borovici

MSc. Tereza Holicová

Research focus: - rodent systematics - phylogeography of mammals Contact: tel.: +420 387 772 254 room: B 254     CV Education: –…

MSc. Sylvie Horáková

Supervisor: RNDr. Jan Robovský, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Peniální a bakulární morfologie savců

MSc. Tereza Hromádková

Supervisor: RNDr. Václav Pavel, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Životní strategie rybáka dlouhoocasého (Sterna paradidaea)

MSc. Karolína Hrubá

Research focus: - Pollination networks - Altitudinal and latitudinal pollination patterns in tropical Africa and temperate - Herbivory in meadow communities Contact:…

MSc. Petr Hůla

Supervisor: prof. Ing. Vladimír Košťál, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Mechanismus působení nízkomolekulárních a vysokomolekulárních cyto-protektivních látek při vystavení hmyzího organismu nízkým teplotám

MSc. Sentiko Ibalim

Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Vojtěch Novotný, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Phylogeny and phylogenetic determinants of macro-lepidoptera assemblages on Elevational gradients in tropical  settings

MSc. Nikolai Ignatev

Supervisor: RNDr. Zdeněk Faltýnek Fric, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Phylogeny of the genus Amerila Walker (Lepidoptera: Erebidae)

MSc. Jatishwor Singh Irungbam

Supervisor: MSc. Zdeněk Faltýnek Fric, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Lepidoptera of Bhutan, its formation and determinants

MSc. Meenakshi Irungbam

Supervisor: MSc. Zdeněk Faltýnek Fric, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Study of Phylogeographic patterns of Afro-oriental species of butterflies

MSc. Václav John

Supervisor: doc. Mgr. Martin Konvička, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Populační ekologie ohrožených druhů hmyzu

MSc. Amelia Joyce Philip

Supervisor: Mgr. Kateřina Sam, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Community structure and trophic interactions of spiders in forest

MSc. Martina Karásková

Supervisor: doc. RNDr. Oldřich Nedvěd, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Ekologie a etologie sasankových krevet

MSc. Alfred Kik

Supervisor: RNDr. Pavel Duda, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Language diversity and language skills in contemporary populations of Papua New Guinea

Mgr. Peter Kmeť

Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Michal Žurovec, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Nové mechanismy regulace stresové a imunitní odpovědi u Drosophila Melanoogaster

MSc. Jan Kollross

Supervisor: Mgr. Kateřina Sam, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Consumptive and non-consumptive effect of predators and food quality on arthropod herbivores

MSc. Tereza Koníková

Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Dalibor Kodrík, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Studium procesů řídících metabolickou homeostázu u hmyzu

MSc. Fran Kostanjšek

Supervisor: MSc. Lukáš Čížek, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Ecology and Community Structure of Saproxylic Beetles in Czech Republic

Mgr. Petr Kozel

Supervisor: RNDr. Pavel Šebek, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Multitrophic interactions in dead wood

MSc. Jarmila Krásová

Supervisor: doc. MSc. Radim Šumbera, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Fylogeografie drobných savců v horských oblastech východní Afriky

MSc. Andrea Kraus

Supervisor: doc. Mgr. Radim Šumbera, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Comparative study of the masticatory apparatus and bite force in mammals with extremely…

MSc. Matěj Kučera

Supervisor: RNDr. Petr Kopáček, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Nutritional factors essential for tick development and reproduction

MSc. Arnošt Kudrna

Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Oldřich Nedvěd, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Morphology and molecular phylogeny of family Carabidae

MSc. Benita Laird-Hopkins

Supervisor: Greg Lamarre, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Monitoring arthropods in tropical rainforests: thermal and desiccation tolerance, timeseries and DNA metabarcoding

MSc. Jing Leong

Supervisor: RNDr. Martin Volf, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Diversification of plant defenses in response to herbivory by various insect feeding guilds

MSc. Dan Leština

Supervisor: Tom Maurice Fayle, Dr. Doctoral thesis topic: Adverse effects of dispersal limits of mutualist ants and plants on fragmented population persistance…

MSc. Daniel Linke

Supervisor: RNDr. Pável Fortunato Matos Maraví, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: The Skipper Chronicles (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae): convergences, evolution and visual signals

Msc. Jiunn Luh Tan

Supervisor: Ing. Rostislav Zemek, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Arthropods as vectors of plant viruses

MSc. Malavika Madhavan

Supervisor: RNDr. Pavel Linhart, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Does intra-sexual selection drive the evolution of individual identity in animal signals?

MSc. Alyssa Malapit Fontanilla

Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Vojtěch Novotný, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Supra-specific Janzen-Connell effects: insect herbivores responding to plant phylogeny and chemistry in a…

MSc. Jana Marešová

Supervisor: MSc. Zdeněk Faltýnek Fric, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Fylogeografie holarktických druhů motýlů ve vztahu k jejich biotopu

MSc. Priscila Mezzomo

Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Vojtěch Novotný, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Induced plant defences, their specificity, and roles in plant protection

MSc. Vincent Montbel

Supervisor: Mgr. Jan Hrček, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Importance of genetic diversity in eco-evolutionary dynamics

MSc. Anna Mrázová

Supervisor: Mgr. Kateřina Sam, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Interakce mezi rostlinami, býložravým hmyzem a predátory: jejich mechanizmy a ekologická důležitost

MSc. Prachi Dadhich

Supervisor: RNDr. Petr Doležal, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Influence of microhabitat (temperature conditions) on the behaviour of bark beetles

MSc. Nela Nováková

Research focus: - behavior - evolution of behavior Contact: e-mail: nelak.gero@seznam.cz room: B 254     CV Education: - since 2017: PhD candidate,…

MSc. Lenka Perfollová

Supervisor: RNDr. Petr Doležal, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Ekofyziologie a biologie lýkohuba matného a dalších kůrovcovitých a jejich přirozených nepřátel na smrku

MSc. Michal Perlík

Supervisor: RNDr. Pavel Šebek, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Congruence of biodiversity patterns between woodland associated Hymenoptera and saproxylic Coleoptera

MSc. Ludmila Pernerová

Supervisor: RNDr. Jan Robovský, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Genetická variabilita a fylogeografická struktura vybraných ohrožených savců v lidské péči

MSc. Tereza pospíšilová

Supervisor: RNDr. Radek Šíma, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Vliv klíštěcích proteinů na hostitele a na přenos patogenů

MSc. Grégoire Proudhom

Supervisor: Mgr. Jan Hrček, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Importance of network structure for network resilience to disturbances

MSc. Jan Provazník

Supervisor: RNDr. Petr Nguyen, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Bioinformatická analýza nemodelových druhů hmyzu

MSc. Alexandra Průchová

Supervisor: Prof. Gianni Pavan, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Acoustic analysis as non-invasive method for monitoring of bird population

MSc. Andreas Rimoldi

Supervisor: RNDr. Vojtěch Kubelka, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Plumage coloration patterns in shorebirds: sex roles, camouflage and research interest

MSc. Michal Rindoš

Supervisor: RNDr. Zdeněk Faltýnek Fric, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Molekulární fylogeneze a historická biogeografie bekyňovitých ( Lepidoptera: Erebidae: Lymantriinae)

MSc. Gabriel Šaffa

Supervisor: RNDr. Pavel Duda, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Evoluce socio-kulturních adaptací: fylogenetická kross-kulturní perspektiva

MSc. Sangeeth Sailas

Supervisor: Ing. Martin Šálek, PhD.  Doctoral thesis topic: Factors shaping spatio-temporal distrtibution, abundance and mortality of avian predators

MSc. Kateřina Šandlová

Supervisor: Mgr. Martina Komárková, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Analýza sociálních interakcí koňovitých (Equidae) a jejich behaviorálního kontextu se zaměřením na interakce hřebec-hříbě.

MSc. Ivana Schneedorferová

Supervisor: RNDr. Aleš Tomčala, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Mannitol accumulation as an osmoregulatory mechanism in Apicomplexan cousin Chromera velia

MSc. Nils-Christian Schumacher

Supervisor: RNDr. Petr Klimeš, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: The effects of interspecific interactions on the community structure of tropical forest ants

Msc. Dmitry Shovkoon

Supervisor: Mgr. Lukáš Čížek, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Taxonomic and biogeographic revision of the lymantriid moths (Lepidoptera: Erebidae)

MSc. Elise Sivault

Supervisor: Mgr. Kateřina Sam, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Diversity of bats along latitudinal, elevational and successional gradients and their trophic relationships with…

MSc. Tereza Stašková

Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Dalibor Kodrík, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Studium procesů řídících metabolickou homeostázu u hmyzu

MSc. Markéta Tahadlová

Supervisor: Mgr. Kateřina Sam, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Trophic interactions as drivers of plant defences and secondary succession

Pagi Toko

Supervisor: prof. RNDr. Vojtěch Novotný, CSc. Doctoral thesis topic: Response of moth community (Family: Geometridae) in a tropical rainforest to key ecological…

Mgr. Michaela Uhrová

Supervisor: prof. Mgr. Radim Šumbera, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Fylogeneze a druhová diverzita rypošovitých (Bathyergidae)

MSc. Zuzana Vavrušková

Supervisor: prof. Mgr. Radim Šumbera, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Kvantifikace metabolických nákladů spojených s disperzi u různých druhů rypošů v laboratorních podmínkách

MSc. František Vejmělka

Research focus: – diversity and ecology of Australian and Oceanic mammals – mammalian communities along elevational gradients of tropical mountains – ecophysiology…

MSc. Jakub Vlček

Supervisor: doc. RNDr. Jan Štefka, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Evolution of functionaly important genes in populations of Galapagos mockingbirds ( Mimus spp.) with…

Mgr. Kamila Vlčková

Supervisor: MVDr. Oldřich Tomášek, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Příčiny a důsledky variability v koncentraci krevní glukózy u ptáků a její propojení s…

MSc. Veronika Vodičková

Supervisor: doc. Mgr. Martin Konvička, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Reakce denních motýlů na refaunaci velkými herbivory

MSc. Xiao Xue

Supervisor: Mgr. Kateřina Sam, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Impact of water deficit stress on leaf quality, predator and herbivore communities in Ficuses

MSc. Shafia Zahra

Supervisor: Tom Maurice Fayle, Dr. Doctoral thesis topic: Ant mutualist mediated reverse Janzen-Connell hypothesis in New Guinean ant plants

MSc. Tomáš Zítek

Supervisor: MSc. Lukáš Čížek, Ph.D. Doctoral thesis topic: Ekologie, kompetice a potravní vztahy ve společenstvech koprofilního hmyzu

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