Mikuláš Oros, RNDr., PhD.

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  • Institute of Parasitology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3, 04001 Košice, Slovakia

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  • +421-55-63 314 11 – 13

 Scientific interests  

  • Systematics, taxonomy, ecology and evolution of multicellular parasites, especially parasites of fish
  • Taxonomy and phylogeny of tapeworms of the order Caroyphyllidea
  • Biodiversity studies based on analyses of parasite populations and study the life cycles under laboratory conditions
  • Biological invasions and research on non-native and invasive fish parasites
Work experience
2011-present Senior researcher; Institute of Parasitology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS), Košice, Slovakia
2007-2011 Researcher; Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
2003-2007 Ph.D. student; Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
Education and training
2005 Degree RNDr. (Doctor of Natural Sciences) awarded by the Faculty of Science, University of P. J. Šafárik (UPJŠ), Košice, Slovakia
2011 Qualification IIa (senior researcher)
2003-2007 Ph.D. study at the Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia;
Degree Ph.D. awarded by the Presidium of the Slovak Academy of Sciences;
Specialization – Parasitology
1997-2003 University study at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, UPJŠ, Košice, Slovakia; Degree Mgr. (equivalent of MSc.) awarded by the Faculty of Science, UPJŠ; specialization – Biology and Chemistry
1993-1997 secondary school; Gymnazium Kráľovský Chlmec, Slovakia
Working stays abroad
January 2005 Natural History Museum Vienna, Zoological Department, Burgring 7 A-1014 Wien, Austria, 31.01.2005 – 11.02.2005
March 2005 Hungarian Natural History Museum, Department of Zoology, Baross utca 13., Budapest H-1088, Hungary, 28. 02. 2005 – 11. 03. 2005
September 2005 Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD. Tel: +44 (0)20 7942 5000, Great Britian, 4. 09. 2005 – 24. 09. 2005
July 2006 Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, Dk – 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark, 9. 07. 2006 – 22. 07. 2006
January 2008 - December 2009 Biology Center, Institute of Parasitology ASCR, Czech Republic. 1.1.2008-31.12.2009 (postdoctoral fellow)
March 2008 Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Department of Zoology, Helminthology Research Laboratory, Aurangabad 431004, India, 4.3.2008-22.3.2008.
August 2008 Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute, Lake Turkana, Kenya, 19.8.2008 – 1.10.2008
March 2009 Institute of Hydrobiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Wuhan 430072, Hubei Province, China, 17.3.2009-31.3.2009
June 2009 St. Norbert College, 100 Grant Street, John Minahan Hall, 324, DePere, Wisconsisn, USA, 22.6. – 19.7. 2009
November 2009 Natural History Museum, Route de Malagnou 1, 1208 Geneva, Switzerland, 19.11. –21.11.2009
March 2010 Freshwater Fisheries Research Center, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, Shanshui East Road No. 9, Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China, 8.3.2010 – 31.3.2010
March 2011 Faculty of Fisheries, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, Bangladesh, 2.3.2011 – 9.3.2011
March 2011 Post Graduate Department of Zoology, Jhargram Raj College, Jhargram, West Bengal, India, 9.3.2011 – 25.3.2011
March 2012 Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Department of Biology, Texas State University, Texas, USA, 10.3.2012 – 17.3.2012
March 2012 Gulf Coast Research Laboratory in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, USA, 703 East Beach Drive, Ocean Springs, MS 39564, 17.3.2012 – 26.3.2012
March 2012 Department of Biology, College of Charleston, South Carolina, USA, 58 Coming St., Rm. 205 Charleston, SC 29424, 26.3.2012 – 3.4.2012
August 2012 Museum d´Historie Naturelle, Route de Malagnou 1, 1208 Geneva, August 1-4, 2012
April-July 2013 St. Norbert College, 100 Grant Street, John Minahan Hall, 324, DePere, Wisconsisn, USA, April – July 2013 (Fulbright Scholarship)
June 2013 University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, 66 Chancellors Cir Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2, Canada, 16.6. – 12.7.2013
June 2013 Alaska Department of Fish and Game, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska, U.S.A., 14.7. – 28.7. 2013
March 2015 Freshwater Fisheries Research Center, Chinese Academy of Fishery Sciences, Shanshui East Road No. 9, Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China, 1.3.2015 – 31.3.2015
Memberships
2003-present Member of the Slovak Society of Parasitology
2008- present Member of the Slovak Ichthyological Society
2012 - 2016 Member of the Board of the Slovak Society of Parasitology
Prizes and awards 
  Awarded "The best young researcher of Slovak Academy of Sciences, 2010" by Presidium of Slovak Academy of Sciences
  Awarded “Best published scientific work of young worker's, 2005, 2007, 2009” by the board of the Slovak Society of Parasitology