parasitology research group

 Department of Botany and Zoology | Faculty of Science | Masaryk University

Research Topics


  • Morphology, taxonomy, biology and distribution of monogenean parasites of fish
  • Organismal and molecular diversity of monogenean parasites
  • Population and community ecology of metazoan parasites of fish, especially monogeneans
  • Evolutionary ecology of metazoan parasites of fish
  • Diversity analysis of different parasite - host systems in relation to environmental conditions
  • Coevolution of host-parasite system using parasites of freshwater fish as models
  • The role of parasitism in diversification of MHC genes
  • Trade-off in energy allocation between imunity and reproduction