Michal Stanko, doc. RNDr., DrSc.

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  • Institute of Parasitology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Hlinkova 3 / Löfflerova 10, 04001 Košice, Slovakia

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Phone

  • +421-55-632 53 26

Scientific interests 

  • ecology of small mammals, habitat preferences, reproduction, biogeography
  • parasite communities of small mammals, ticks (Ixodida), mites (Mesostigmata), fleas (Siphonaptera), parasite – host relationships, seasonal changes in parameter parasitation of hosts
  • ecology, distribution and epidemiological importance of black-striped field mouse (Apodemus agrarius) and mound building mouse (Mus spicilegus)
  • phenology, distribution and seasonal changes of seeking tick activities in Slovakia, research history of ticks in Slovakia
Work experience
2007-present   Senior researcher; Institute of Parasitology  and Institute of Zoology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS), Košice, Slovakia
1994-2007   Senior researcher; Institute of Zoology, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
1988-1993   Ph.D. student; Branch of the Ecology of the agricultural landscape, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
Education and training
2008   Associate Professor (Doc.) awarded by Faculty of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Technical University Zvolen, Slovakia,
Specialization – General Ecology and Ecology of populations
2008   Doctor of Sciences (D. Sc.) awarded by The State Commission for Scientific Degrees, SAS, Bratislava, Slovakia,
Specialization - Parasitology
2007   Leading researcher I. awarded by The State Commission for Scientific Degrees, SAS, Slovakia
1994   Qualification IIa (senior researcher)
1988-1993   Ph.D. study at Institute of Landscape Ecology, AS CR, Brno, Czech republic; Degree C.Sc. (equivalent of Ph.D.) awarded by the Presidium of the Czech Academy of Sciences;
Specialization – Zoology
1992   Degree RNDr. (Doctor of Natural Sciences) awarded by the Comenius University, Faculty of Science, Bratislava, Slovakia
1987-1992   university study at the Faculty of Science, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia; Degree Mgr. (equivalent of MSc.) awarded by the Comenius University, Faculty of Science, Bratislava, Slovakia; specialization – Systematic Zoology and Ecology
1983-1987   secondary school; The Grammar School , Snina, Slovakia
Working stays abroad
July 1998   University of Barcelona, Faculty of Pharmacy, Depart. of Parasitology, Spain
August 1995   Medical University of Silesia, Department of Parasitology, Katowice, Poland
1994 - 2012   Five a week  stays ( 5 – 7 days) in the Institute of Parasitology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, České Budějovice, Czech Republic
1998 - 2015   Six a week stays in the W. Stefanski Institute of Parasitology, Warszaw, Poland
Memberships
May 2012- present   Member of the Committee of the Slovak Scientific Grant Agency for  Agricultural, Forestry and Veterinary Sciences
2010 - present   Member of Commision for the defense of doctoral dissertations (D.Sc.) in the division of Parasitology
2010 - present   Member of Commision for the defense of doctoral dissertations (D.Sc.) in the division of Ecology
2008 - present   member of the Ph.D. Study Committee, study section 4.2.5 Zoology at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
2008 – present   Member of the Board of the Slovak Society of Parasitology
2008 - 2010   Head of Division of Medical Zoology, Institute of Zoology SAS, Bratislava
1986 - 2008   Head of Department of Vertebrate Ecology, Institute of Zoology SAS, Bratislava,
1990 - 1991   Head of Branch of the Ecology of the agricultural landscape, SAS, Košice, Slovakia
Prizes and awards
1981   Rector's Award for excellent study and active work, 1981, Comenius University, Faculty of Science, Bratislava, Slovakia