Mgr. Jan Zukal, Dr., MBA


Position: full-time researcher
Research topics: ecology of bats
Department: Research facility Brno
Phone: +420 543 422 544
E-mail: zukalivb.cz

Publications

2017

Bartonička T., Banďouchová H., Berková H., Blažek J., Lučan R., Horáček I., Martínková N., Pikula J., Řehák Z., Zukal J.: Deeply torpid bats can change position without elevation of body temperature, Journal of Thermal Biology 63 (2017) 119-123.

Pikula J., Amelon S. K., Banďouchová H., Bartonička T., Berková H., Brichta J., Hooper S., Kokurewicz T., Kolařík M., Köllner B., Kováčová V., Linhart P., Piacek V., Turner G. G., Zukal J., Martínková N.: White-nose syndrome pathology grading in Nearctic and Palearctic bats, PLoS ONE 12 (2017) .

Pikula J., Banďouchová H., Kováčová V., Linhart P., Piacek V., Zukal J.: Reproduction of rescued vespertilionid bats (Nyctalus noctula) in captivity: veterinary and physiologic aspects, Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice 20 (2017) 665-677.


2016

Adámek Z., Mrkvová M., Zukal J., Roche K., Mikl L., Šlapanský L., Janáč M., Jurajda P.: Environmental quality and natural food performance at feeding sites in a carp (Cyprinus carpio) pond, Aquaculture International 24 (2016) 1591-1606.

Jurajda P., Adámek Z., Roche K., Mrkvová M., Štarhová D., Prášek V., Zukal J.: Carp feeding activity and habitat utilisation in relation to supplementary feeding in a semi-intensive aquaculture pond, Aquaculture International 24 (2016) 1627-1640.

Lučan R. K., Banďouchová H., Bartonička T., Pikula J., Zahradníková Jr. A., Zukal J., Martínková N.: Ectoparasites may serve as vectors for the white-nose syndrome fungus, Parasites & Vectors 9 (2016) .

Zukal J., Banďouchová H., Brichta J., Cmoková A., Jaron K. S., Kolařík M., Kováčová V., Kubátová A., Nováková A., Orlov O., Pikula J., Presetnik P., Šuba J., Zahradníková Jr. A., Martínková N.: White-nose syndrome without borders: Pseudogymnoascus destructans infection tolerated in Europe and Palearctic Asia but not in North America, Scientific Reports 6 (2016) .

Zukal J., Berková H., Madaraszová J.: Flying or sleeping: flight activity of bats in natural cave with confirmed WNS, Folia zoologica 65 (2016) 46-51.


2015

Banďouchová H., Bartonička T., Berková H., Brichta J., Černý J., Kováčová V., Kolařík M., Köllner B., Kulich P., Martínková N., Řehák Z., Tumer G. G., Zukal J., Pikula J.: Pseudogymnoascus destructans: evidence of virulent skin invasion for bats under natural conditions, Europe, Transboundary and Emerging Diseases 62 (2015) 1-5.

Zukal J., Pikula J., Banďouchová H.: Bats as bioindicators of heavy metal pollution: history and prospect, Mammalian Biology 80 (2015) 220-227.


2014

Berková H., Pokorný M., Zukal J.: Selection of buildings as maternity roosts by greater mouse-eared bats (Myotis myotis), Journal of Mammalogy 95 (2014) 1011-1017.

He X., Korytář T., Zhu Y., Pikula J., Banďouchová H., Zukal J., Köllner B.: Establishment of Myotis myotis cell lines - model for investigation of host-pathogen interaction in a natural host for emerging viruses, PLoS ONE 9 (2014) .

Řehák Z., Zukal J.: Professor Jiří Gaisler, 3 July 1934 – 17 July 2014, Vespertilio 17 (2014) 5-14.

Turner G. G., Meteyer C. U., Barton H., Gumbs J. F., Reeder D. M., Overton B., Banďouchová H., Bartonička T., Martínková N., Pikula J., Zukal J., Blehert D. S.: Nonlethal screening of bat-wing skin with the use of ultraviolet fluorescence to detect lesions indicative of white-nose syndrome, Journal of Wildlife Diseases 50 (2014) 566-573.

Zukal J., Šafář J., Berková H., Kovařík M., Koudelka M., Wagner J.: Rhinolophus ferrumequinum in Moravia – an irregular migrant in the Czech bat fauna, Vespertilio 17 (2014) 223-229.

Zukal J., Banďouchová H., Bartonička T., Berková H., Brack V., Brichta J., Dolinay M., Jaron K. S., Kováčová V., Kovařík M., Martínková N., Ondráček K., Řehák Z., Turner G. G., Pikula J.: White-nose syndrome fungus: a generalist pathogen of hibernating bats, PLoS ONE 9 (2014) .


2012

Pikula J., Banďouchová H., Novotný L., Meteyer C. U., Zukal J., Irwin N. R., Zima J., Martínková N.: Histopathology confirms White-Nose Syndrome in bats in Europe, Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48 (2012) 207-211.

Zukal J., Gajdošík M.: Diet of Eptesicus serotinus in an agricultural landscape, Vespertilio 16 (2012) 357-363.


2010

Berková H., Zukal J.: Cave visitation by temperate zone bats: effects of climatic factors, Journal of Zoology 280 (2010) 387-395.

Bryja J., Uhrin M., Kaňuch P., Bémová P., Martínková N., Zukal J.: Mitochondrial DNA confirms low genetic variation of the greater mouse-eared bats, Myotis myotis, in Central Europe, Acta Chiropterologica 12 (2010) 73-81.

Martínková N., Bačkor P., Bartonička T., Blažková P., Červený J., Falteisek L., Gaisler J., Hanzal V., Horáček D., Hubálek Z., Jahelková H., Kolařík M., Korytár Ľ., Kubátová A., Lehotská B., Lehotský R., Lučan R. K., Májek O., Matějů J., Řehák Z., Šafář J., Tájek P., Tkadlec E., Uhrin M., Wagner J., Weinfurtová D., Zima J., Zukal J., Horáček I.: Increasing incidence of Geomyces destructans fungus in bats from the Czech Republic and Slovakia, PLoS ONE 5 (2010) .

Pikula J., Zukal J., Adam V., Banďouchová H., Beklová M., Hájková P., Horáková J., Kizek R., Valentíková L.: Heavy metals and metallothionein in vespertilionid bats foraging over aquatic habitats in the Czech Republic, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 29 (2010) 501-506.