Mgr. Jakub Žák Ph.D.

Position post-doc
Direction evolutionary ecology of fish

Research interests

  • aging in the short-lived fishes,
  • nutritional ecology of annual killifish of the genus Nothobranchius.

Education

  • 2022 PhD. in Zoology of vertebrates, Department of Zoology, Faculty of Sciences, Charles University, Czech Republic, Thesis: The biology of aging in Nothobranchius fishes,  (supervisor: M.Reichard).
  • 2017: MSc. in Zoology of vertebrates, Department of Zoology, Faculty of Sciences, Charles University, Czech Republic, Thesis: The Sexual Segregation of Cyprinids in Rimov reservoir, (supervisor: M.Prchalová).
  • 2015: BSc. Fishery, Faculty of fisheries and protection of waters, University of South Bohemia in České Budejovice, Czech Republic, Thesis: The influence of hormonal stimulant on artificial spawning of weather loach (Misgurnus fossilis), (supervisor: B.Drozd).
  • 2014: BSc. Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Charles University, Czech Republic, Thesis: Methods of study habitats and microhabitats preferences of freshwater fishes of Central Europe, (supervisor: M.Švátora).

Employment

  • since 2022: Institute of vertebrate biology, CAS, Brno – postdoc.
  • 2017-2022: Institute of vertebrate biology, CAS, Brno – doctoral candidate.
  • 2017: Institute of vertebrate biology, CAS, Brno – technician.

International experience

  • 8-10/2022 – internship at John Fitzpatricks’ lab, Stockholm university, Sweden.
  • 7-8/2017 – internship in Tom van Doorens laboratory, ECOTRON, CNRS, (St, Pierre les Nemours), France.

 

  • Field experiences from Mosambique (5 months), Tanzania (3 weeks), Netherlands (2+2 weeks), Slovakia, Czechia.

Publications

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