Marta Špakulová, RNDr., DrSc.

spakulovaAddress

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

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Phone

  • +421-55-633 14 11 – 13, +421-55-633 44 55

 Scientific interests 

  • Multidisciplinary approach to helminth taxonomy and systematics including morphology and classical and molecular cytogenetics
  • Description of species new for science, re-descriptions of problematic helminth taxa
  • Description of chromosome sets in cestodes, trematodes, acanthocephalans and nematodes, comparative cytogenetics, phylogenetic context
Work experience    
2003-present
 
  Research Professor; Institute of Parasitology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS), Košice, Slovakia
1986-2003   Research worker/senior research worker; Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
1981-1986   Ph.D. student; Institute of Parasitology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
1973-1981   University Hospital / Medical Faculty of Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Education and training
2003   D.Sc., Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia
Parasitology)
1986   PhD., Institute of Parasitology SAS, Košice, Slovakia
1979   Dr., Faculty of Science, Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
1973   MSc., Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic
Working stays abroad
Various years
and frequency
  Long and medium stays: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia BULGARIA; Agricultural University of Plovdiv, BULGARIA; Universitat de Sevilla, SPAIN; Univesidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, SPAIN; Universite de Bourgogne, Dijon, FRANCE; Institute of Ecology, Vilnius University, Vilnius, LITHUANIA; Institute of Parasitology, BC ASCR, CZECH REPUBLIC, Masaryk University Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC, etc.
Memberships
1990-present   Member of Scientific Council of Institute of Parasitology SAS, Košice, SR
1999-present   Research Secretary of the Institute of Parasitology SAS, Košice, SR
2005-2013   Member of the Committee of the Slovak Scientific Grant Agency VEGA for Biological Sciences
2007-2016   Member of the Ph.D. Study Committee, study section 4.2.5 Zoology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava, SR
2007-2016   Member of the Ph.D. Study Committee, study section 6.3.7 Infectious and parasitic diseases of animals, University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy, Košice, SR
2010-2013   Member of the Board of the Slovak Society of Parasitology at SAS
2012-present   Member of the Ph.D. Study Committee, study section 4.2.10 Physiology of Animals, Faculty of Science, University of P.J. Šafárik, Košice, SR
2015-present   Member of the Editorial Board of the international scientific journal Helminthologia
Prizes and awards
2000   The Silver Medal of the Slovak Academy of Sciences for Research Results in Biological Sciences
2005   The Medal of Professor Hovorka
2010   The Medal of the Slovak Academy of Sciences for Research Results in Biological Sciences
2013   The Premium of the Literary Fund of SR in the category “Biological and Medical Sciences”