MSc. Milan Muška, Ph.D.

research assistant

 

Date and place of birth:

12. 11. 1981, Příbram

 

Education and academic employment:

2000-2003  BSc. at Faculty of Biological Sciences, Department of Zoology, [Phylogenetic Interpretation of Ontogeny Pigmentation Patterns in Central American Cichlids, B.Sc. Thesis, in Czech] – 65 p. supervisor: RNDr. Jindřich Novák

2003-2007  MSc. at Faculty of Biological Sciences, Department of Zoology, [Ontogeny of coloration patterns in Neotropical cichlids of the Tribe Heroini (TELEOSTEI: CICHLIDAE: CICHLASOMATINAE). M.Sc. Thesis, in Czech] - 64p. supervisor: RNDr. Jindřich Novák

2007-2013 Ph.D. at Faculty of Science (former Faculty of Biological Sciences), Department of Zoology, [Spatial distribution of fishes in open water of canyon shaped reservoirs, supervisor: Doc. RNDr. Jan Kubečka, CSc).

Since 2007 PhD. researcher at the Department of Plankton and Fish Ecology of the Hydrobiological Institute, Biological Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, České Budějovice.

 

Conferences:

2004-VII. Czech Conference of Ichthyology: MUŠKA, M., ZRZAVÝ, J., NOVÁK, J. 2004: Onthogenetical stability of  lepidological characters in some Middle American Cichlids (Cichlidae, Heroini). (oral presentation) In: Sborník referátů z odborné konference s mezistátní účastí. VII. Česká ichtyologická konference.

2007-X. Czech Conference of Ichthyology: MUŠKA, M., ŘÍČAN, O., NOVÁK, J. 2007: Ontogeny of coloration patterns in Neotropical cichlids of the Tribe Heroini (TELEOSTEI: CICHLIDAE: CICHLASOMATINAE). (oral presentation) In: Sborník referátů z odborné konference s mezistátní účastí.  X. Česká ichtyologická konference.

 

Scientific publications (impact factor):

ŘÍČAN O., MUSILOVÁ Z., MUŠKA M. & NOVÁK J. 2005: Development of coloration patterns in Neotropical cichlids (Teleostei: Cichlidae: Cichlasomatinae). Folia Zoologica 54 (Monogr. 1): 46 pp.

 

Other publications:

MUŠKA, M., NOVÁK, J. 2004: Amphilophus xiloaensis. Akvárium-terárium 6: 20 - 26.

 

Skills and interests:

-  languages - English - advanced, German - intermediate

-  computer skills - acoustic software Sonar 5 Pro and DIDSON software; phylogenetic programs PAUP, ClustalX, Mesquite, NONA, Winclada, Treeview; MS Office, Photoshop, GIMP