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Olena Kudlai


Department of Parasitology,

I. I. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology

15 Bogdan Khmelnitsky Street

Kyiv-30, 01030

Ukraine

 

Tel.: +38044 526-33-80

E-mail: Alena[et]izan.kiev.ua;

olena.kudlai[et]gmail.com


BIRTH DATE AND PLACE

June 05, 1985, Zaporizhia, Ukraine

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Systematics, phylogeny and biology of trematodes.

Participation of marine and freshwater molluscs in the transmission of trematodes.

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATION

- Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv. Candidate of Biological Sciences (equivalent of Ph.D.), specialization: parasitology, helminthology (December, 2011).

Dissertation:"Trematode fauna of Gastropoda from water bodies in Northern Priazovye".

- Melitopol State Pedagogical University, Ukraine (highest honors). Biologist, psychologist. (June, 2007).

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016 - Postdoctoral Fellow. Water Research Group, Unit for Environmental Sciences and Management, Potchefstroom Campus, North-West University, South Africa.

2015 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory of Helminthology, Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, ASCR, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic. Supervisor: Dr. Aneta Kostadinova.

2013 2015 Postdoctoral Researcher. P. B. Sivickis Laboratory of Parasitology, Institute of Ecology, Nature Research Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania. Research Supervisor: Dr. Romualda Petkeviciute.

2012 present Junior Researcher. Department of Parasitology, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

2010 2012 Engineer. Department of Parasitology, Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine.

2007 2010 Postgraduate student. Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv.

 

PARTICIPATION IN RESEARCH GRANTS

20152017: ECIP European Centre of Ichthyoparasitology. Centre of Excellence, Czech Science Foundation (2015; PI: Milan Gelnar; Co-PI: Tomas Scholz).

20132015: Postdoctoral Fellowship Implementation in Lithuania under the Program of Human Resources Development Action Plan (20132015; VP1-3.1-SMM-01-V-02-004; PI: Olena Kudlai).

 

INTERNSHIPS AND RESEARCH VISITS

2015 (one month) School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Host: Dr. Thomas H. Cribb.

2014 (one month, October) Laboratory of Helminthology, Institute of Parasitology, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic. Host: Dr. Aneta Kostadinova and Dr. Anna Faltynkova.

2014 (one month, July) Laboratory of Helminthology, Institute of Parasitology, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic. Host: Dr. Aneta Kostadinova.

2014 (10 days, 4-15 May 2014) - EMBO Practical Course "Computational molecular evolution", Heraklion, Greece. Organizers: Nick Goldman, Alexandros Stamatakis, Antonis Magoulas, Ziheng Yang, Aidan Budd.

2014 (one month) - Department of Biology, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, USA. Host: Dr. Vasyl Tkach.

2012 (one week) - P.B. Sivickis Laboratory of Parasitology, Nature Research Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania. Hosts: Dr. Grazina Stanevicuite, Dr. Romualda Petkeviciute.

2011 (one week) - Zaklad Parasitologii Lekarskiej, Panstwowy Zaklad Higieny, Warszawa, Poland. Host: Dr. Ruslan Salamatin.

2010 (two weeks) - Pracownia Biologii i Ekologii Pasozytow, Zachodniopomorski Uniwersytet Technologiczny w Szczecinie, SzczecinPoland. Host: Dr. Katarzyna Kavetska.

 

MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

Ukrainian Scientific Society of Parasitologists (USSP), Parasitological Society of Southern Africa (PARSA) .

 

SERVICES

Regular reviewer for "Parasites & Vectors" and "Systematic Parasitology". Reviewer in "Acta Parasitologica", "Folia Parasitologica", "Journal of Helminthology", Comparative Parasitology.

 

Languages

Ukrainian (native), Russian, English.


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