prom. biol. Jaroslav Piálek CSc.

Position full-time researcher
Direction hybrid zones, population genetics

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Education

  • 1977-1982: undergraduate study – Masaryk University Brno, Faculty of Science. Diploma Thesis: Karyological studies in Tagetes erecta L.
  • 1988-1992: Ph.D. study – Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Institute of Systematic and Ecological Biology Brno. Ph.D. thesis: A revision of the genus Bombina (Anura, Discoglossidae) in Czechoslovakia.
  • 1994-1995: post-doctoral study – The University of Edinburgh, Inst. Cell, Animal and Population Biology.

Employment

  • 1984-1987: Institute of Vertebrate Zoology, CAS, Brno – research assistant,
  • 1988-1993: Institute of Systematic and Ecological Biology, CAS, Brno – postgraduate student,
  • 1994-1995: Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Genetics, The University of Edinburgh, U.K. – academic researcher,
  • 1996-1998: Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics, AS CR, Liběchov – research worker,
  • 1998-1999: Charles University, Faculty of Sciences, Prague – research worker,
  • 1998-2010: Institute of Vertebrate Biology, AS CR, Brno, Department of Population Biology Studenec – Head and research worker,
  • 2010-present: Institute of Vertebrate Biology, AS CR, Brno, Department of population Biology Studenec – research worker.

International experience

  • 1994-1995: Institute of Cell, Animal and Population Genetics, The University of Edinburgh, U.K. – academic researcher.

Current Ph.D. students

  • Jana Albrechtová: Barriers against gene flow between the house mouse subspecies, (supervisor J.Piálek).
  • Iva Martincová: Chromosom Y a speciation, (supervisor J.Piálek).

Former students

  • Petra Dufková: Sex chromosomes in a house mouse hybrid zone.
  • Ľudovít Ďureje: The effect of aggressive behaviour on the dynamics of a house mouse hybrid zone.
  • Peter Mikulíček: Hybridization and genetic differentation on the crested newts (Triturus cristatus superspecies) – analysis of nuclear markers.
  • Barbora Vošlajerová: Behavioural and genetic study of premating isolation in the house mouse hybrid zone.
  • M.Vyskočilová: Hybrid male sterility in house mouse.

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