About me

M.Sc. Daniel Jablonski                                     Me

Institutional address:

Department of Zoology

Comenius University in Bratislava

Mlynská dolina B-1, 842 15, Bratislava, Slovakia

e-mail: daniel.jablonski[@]balcanica.cz

web: www.danieljablonski.com, www.balcanica.info,

www.researchgate.net/profile/Daniel_Jablonski

Birthdate: April 23th, 1987, Karviná, Czechoslovakia

Nationality: Czech

 

Research Interests:

1) Evolutionary history of legless lizards (Anguis) in the Balkans

2) Phylogeny, phylogeography and molecular systematics of amphibians and reptiles

3) Field herpetology

 

Education:

Comenius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava, Systematic Biology and Ecology (2008-2011, B.Sc.).

Bachelor thesis: Comparative phylogeography of the fauna of the Balkan Peninsula (supervisor: Petr Mikulíček, Václav Gvoždík).

Comenius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava, Zoology (2011-2013, M.Sc.)

Diploma thesis: Mitochondrial diversity and haplotype distribution of the slow worms of the genus Anguis (Reptilia, Anguidae) in the Balkan Peninsula (supervisor: Petr Mikulíček, Václav Gvoždík).

Comenius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava, Zoology (2013-present, Ph.D.)

 

Membership and positions in professional associations:

The Royal Zoological Society of Belgium: 2014 - present.

Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles: 2014 - present.

Societas Europaea Herpetologica: 2012 – present.

Czech Herpetological Society (editor, informatics): 2004 – present.

The Terrarium Society of Prague: 2006 – present.

Balcanica.info (editor, co-author): 2006 – present.

 

Service as a reviewer:

Scientific papers - Amphibia-Reptilia, Parasitology International, Anatomical Science International, Acta zoologica Bulgarica, North-western Journal of Zoology, Alytes, Phyllomedusa, Herpetology Notes, Biharean Biologist, Folia Faunistica Slovaca, Živa.

 

Field work and trips:

2003: Croatia

2005: Croatia, Slovakia

2006: Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Slovakia

2007: Albania, Croatia, Egypt, FYROM, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia

2008: Israel, Jordan, Morocco, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Spain, France, Serbia, FYROM, Greece.

2009: India, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Italy, Slovakia

2010: Hungary, Slovenia, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece, FYROM, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

2011: Hungary, Serbia, FYROM, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Botswana, Republic of South Africa.

2012: Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, Egypt, Thailand, Malaysia, USA.

2013: Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, United Arab Emirates, Sri Lanka, FYROM, Albania.

2014: Austria, Netherlands, Panama, Costa Rica, USA, China, Vietnam, Hungary, FYROM, Serbia, Albania, Slovenia, Greece, United Kingdom.

2015: Austria, Israel, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Hungary, Serbia & Kosovo, Albania, Montenegro, Ukraine, Armenia, Croatia, Russia, Maldives.

2016: Austria, Hungary, Serbia & Kosovo, Albania, FYROM, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Ukraine, Romania, Montenegro, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Laos.

 

Awards, Grants and Scholarships:

2016 - Dean's award of the Faculty of Natural Sciencies of Comenius University in Bratislava; 500 €.

2016 – 2020 - Reconstruction of phylogeny and delimitation of protistan and animal species, APVV-15-7491; 200 000 € (Principal investigator: Peter Vďačný). 

2016 - Scholarship of Comenius University for scientific activities – spring; 546 €

2016 – 2019 - DNA Barcoding Elmidae, VEGA 2/0101/16; 29 000 € (Principal investigator: Fedor Čiampor).

2016 - Distribution modeling and niche overlap in the genus Anguis on the Balkan Peninsula, UK/3/2016; 1000 €

2015 - Scholarship of Comenius University for scientific activities – autumn; 780 €

2015 - Mapping the herpetofauna of Albania. SEH Grant in Herpetology – Mapping & Distribution; 500 € 

2015 - Mechanisms and genetic structure of contact zones of Anguis in the Balkans, UK/37/2015; 1000 €

2015 - Scholarship of Comenius University for scientific activities – spring; 680 €

2015 – The best poster on the conference of Zoologické dny Brno 2015: Contrasting evolutionary histories of four slow-worm (Anguis) species in the Balkans

2014 - Scholarship of Comenius University for scientific activities – autumn; 420 €

2014 - Scholarship of Comenius University for scientific activities – spring; 161 €

2014 - 2017 - Genetic diversity, phylogeography and hybridization of the Slow worms, genus Anguis (Reptilia, Anguidae), VEGA 1/0073/14; 30 000 € (Principal investigator: Peter Mikulíček).

2014 - Genetic diversity four species of Slow worms in the Balkans, UK/20/2014; 1000 €

2013 - Scholarship of Comenius University for scientific activities – autumn; 140 €

2013 - The price of the Rector of Comenius University in Bratislava for excellent diploma thesis; 165 €

2013 - Scholarship of Comenius University for scientific activities – spring; 400 €

2013 - Travel Grant of Societas Europaea Herpetologica; 250 €

2012 - Winning poster on the Slovak congress Zoológia 2012/18. Feriancove dni, Zvolen. 

2012 - Scholarship of Comenius University for scientific activities – autumn; 352 €

2011 - Scholarship of Comenius University for scientific activities – autumn; 510 €

2010 - Scholarship of Comenius University for scientific activities – autumn; 368 €