This post was written by ali on January 3, 2009
Posted Under: World Parasitologists
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Place of work: Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic,Inst of Parasitology,Czech
Field of study: Fish Cestodes
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He is the Director of The Institute of Parasitology of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.

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Date of Birth: 3 .4. 1960

Place of Birth: Prague ,Czech

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Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, v.v.i. Branišovská 31, 370 05 České Budějovice, Czech Republic.

Academic education:

-PhD. : 1989 Parasitology/ Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Czech .

-MSc. : 1984 systematic zoology and ecology/ Charles University, Faculty of Science, Prague, Czech .

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Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice.

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Research interests:

Parasitology – helminthology: systematics, biology and phylogeny of helminth , parasites of fish

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Publications (Journals):

1- Schol, T., García, H.H., Kuchta, R., Wicht, B. (2009)Update on the human broad tapeworm (genus Diphyllobothrium), including clinical relevance, Clinical Microbiology Reviews., 22, pp. 146–160.

2- Scholz, T. (2008)Family Opisthorchiidae Looss, 1899, In: R.A. Bray, D.I. Gibson and A. Jones (Eds.), Keys to the Trematoda., Volume 3. CAB International, Wallingford, UK & The Natural History Museum, London, UK, pp. 9–49.

3- Bouzid, W., Štefka, J., Hypša, V., Lek, S., Scholz, T., Legal, L., Ben, Hassine, O., Loot, G. (2008)Geography and host specificity: two forces behind the genetic structure of the freshwater fish parasite Ligula intestinalis (Cestoda: Diphyllobothriidae), International Journal for Parasitology., 38, pp. 1465–1479.

4- Kuchta, R., Scholz, T., Brabec, J., Bray, R.A. (2008) Suppression of the tapeworm order Pseudophyllidea (Platyhelminthes: Eucestoda) and the proposal of two new orders, Bothriocephalidea and Diphyllobothriidea, International Journal of Parasitology., 38, pp. 49–55.

5- Kuchta, R., Scholz, T., Bray, R.A. (2008)Revision of the order Bothriocephalidea Kuchta, Scholz, Brabec & Bray, 2008 (Eucestoda) with amended generic diagnoses and keys to families and genera, Systematic Parasitology., 71, pp. 81–136.

6- Olson, P.D., Scholz, T., Poddubnaya, L.G., Littlewood, D.T.J. (2008)On the derived position of Archigetes and the early evolution of the tapeworms (Platyhelminthes: Cestoda), Journal of Parasitology., 94, pp. 898–904.

7- Oros M., Hanzelová V., Scholz T., Mackiewicz J.S. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of the monozoic tapeworms (Eucestoda: Caryophyllidea) inferred from morphological characters. Systematic Parasitology 70: 1–14.

8- Wicht B., Scholz, T., Peduzzi, R., Kuchta, R. (2008)First record of human infection with the Japanese broad tapeworm Diphyllobothrium nihonkaiense in North America, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene., 78, pp. 235–238.

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Medal of the Slovak Society for Parasitology (2003)

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