Mgr. Ondřej Kauzál
Position PhD student
Direction ecological and evolutionary endocrinology
Workplace External research facility Studenec
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- effect of avian life-histories on steroid hormones concentrations,
- to help get rid off the “temperate zone bias” in avian ecology.
Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science (Prague, Czech Republic)
- Bachelor in Ecological and Evolutionary Biology (2012 – 2015), thesis topic: Female choice based on coloration and song performance in passerines with sexual dichromatism.
- Master’s in Ecology (Terrestrial Ecology; 2015 – 2017), thesis topic: Signaling function of plumage coloration in Yellowhammer males.
- Ph.D. in Ecology (since 2017), thesis topic: Steroid hormone concentrations, feather growth and life history strategies of passerine birds.
Horák K, Bobek L, Adámková M, Kauzál O, Kauzálová T, Manialeu JP, Nguelefack TB, Nana ED, Jønsson KA, Munclinger P, Hořák D, Sedláček O, Tomášek O, Albrecht T (2022). Feather growth and quality across passerines is explained by breeding rather than moulting latitude. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 289: 20212404.
Tomášek O, Bobek L, Kauzálová T, Kauzál O, Adámková M, Horák K, Kumar SA, Manialeu JP, Munclinger P, Nana ED, Nguelefack TB, Sedláček O, Albrecht T (2022). Latitudinal but not elevational variation in blood glucose level is linked to life history across passerine birds. Ecology Letters, 25: 2203-2216.