MVDr. Oldřich Tomášek Ph.D.

Position full-time researcher
Direction evolutionary ecology and ecophysiology

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Research interests

  • evolution of life histories and associated physiological adaptations,
  • physiological mechanisms associated with individual fitness and ageing,
  • condition-dependent sexual signalling.

Education

  • 2004: MVDr. (DVM) in Veterinary Medicine – University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno.
  • 2007: PhD in Avian, Reptile and Small Mammal Medicine – University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno.
  • 2018: PhD in Zoology – Charles University, Prague.

Work experience

  • 2020–present: Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Czech Academy of Sciences – Researcher,
  • 2011–2020: Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Czech Academy of Sciences – Postdoctoral researcher,
  • 2014–2018: Charles University, Department of Zoology, Prague – Postdoctoral researcher,
  • 2007–2009: Veterinární klinika Růžodol and Zoo Liberec – Veterinarian.

International experience

  • 2019/07–2020/01: Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh, Skotsko (prof. Daniel Nussey) – Postdoctoral fellowship,
  • 2018/07–2019/01: Université de Sherbrooke, Kanada (dr. Alan Cohen) – Postdoctoral fellowship,
  • 2006/02–2006/04: University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Rakousko (prof. Michael Hess) – Postgraduate fellowship,
  • field research in tropical Africa (Cameroon).

Current PhD students

  • Sampath Anandan Kumar: Molecular mechanisms of life-history evolution – Masaryk University Brno (supervisor; advisor: T. Albrecht).
  • Ondřej Kauzál: Steroid hormone concentrations, feather growth and life history strategies of passerine birds – Charles University, Prague (advisor; supervisor: T. Albrecht).
  • Marie Kotasová Adámková: Ornamental signalling of sexual hormones and stress in socially monogamous passerine – Masaryk University Brno (advisor; supervisor: T. Albrecht).
  • Lukáš Bobek: Ecophysiological mechanisms of life-history evolution – Masaryk University Brno (advisor; supervisor: T. Albrecht).
  • Lukáš Pazdera: Reproductive senescence in the barn swallow – Charles University, Prague (supervisor; advisor: T. Albrecht).

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