Peter Šalamún, RNDr., PhD.

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  • Institute of Parasitology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3 / Puškinova 6, 04001 Košice, Slovakia

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  • +421-55-622 27 87

 Scientific interests 

  • nematode ecology and taxonomy
  • biomonitoring of the environment with focus on antropogennic contamination of terrestrial ecosystems
  • analytical methods (ETA, flame-AAS, hydrid-AAS) for analysing various elements in different inorganic and organic matrices (soil, plants, animals)
  • experimental and field studies simulating ecosystems under ecological pressure and its buffering systems
Work experience
2013-present researcher; Institute of Parasitology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS), Košice, Slovakia
2008-2013 Ph.D. student; Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
Education and training
2010 Degree RNDr. (Doctor of Natural Sciences in Zoology) awarded by the Faculty of Science, University of P. J. Šafárik (UPJŠ), Košice, Slovakia
2008-2013 Ph.D. study at the Faculty of Science at Comenius University in Bratislava
Specialization – Zoology (Soil free living and plant nematodes), Ecotoxicology
2006-2008 Degree Mgr. (equivalent of MSc.) in General Ecology and Ecology of Individual and Population at the Faculty of Science, UPJŠ, Košice, Slovakia
2003-2006 Degree Bc. in General Ecology at the Faculty of Science, UPJŠ, Košice, Slovakia
1999-2003 secondary school; The 1. Mája Grammar School , Púchov, Slovakia
Working stays abroad
February 2007 – June 2007 Department of Biology – Terrestrail Ecology research group, Faculty of Science, Ghent University, Belgium
January 2014 – February 2014 Department of Ecology, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Memberships
2008-present Member of the Slovak Society of Parasitology
Prizes and awards
2011 II. place - Slovak Society of Parasitology award for young researcher
2012 III. place - Slovak Society of Parasitology award for young researcher
2014 III. place - Slovak Society of Parasitology award for young researcher