RNDr. Štěpánka Říčanová, Ph.D. (rozená Hulová)

scientist

 

Date and place of birth:
28. 2. 1980 Rakovník

 

Education:
2001 BSc. at Faculty of Biological Sciences (FBS), University of South Bohemia
2005 MSc. in Zoology at FBS, University of South Bohemia, thesis “Microsatellite variation of the European ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus) in the Czech Republic”
2012 Ph.D. in Zoology at Faculty of Sciences, University of South Bohemia, thesis “Phylogeography and conservation genetics of the European ground squirrel”

Research interest:
molecular ecology, population biology, comparative phylogeography of freshwater fishes

 
Employment:
1/1/2018- now Department of Fish and Zooplankton Ecology, Institute of Hydrobiology, Biology Centre of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
1/1/2014- 31/12/2017 Faculty of Sciences, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice
1/1/2011-31/12/2011 Institute of Vertebrate Biology, pracoviště Studenec, AV ČR Brno
1/1/2008-31/12/2010 Faculty of Sciences, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice (via grant GA AV KJB601410816)
1/ 6/2006-31/12/2009 Institute of Physiology and Genetics, AV ČR, Liběchov
1/7/2004-30/9/2005 PLA Administration Křivoklátsko

 

Grants:
Postdoctoral grant, Czech Science Foundation (14-26060P GA ČR) “Comparative phylogegraphy of southeastern South America based on freshwater fishes” (2014-2017). Principal investigator (PI).
Grant Agency of the Academy of Science (KJB601410816 GA AV) “Population genetic structure in two European endemics, the European ground squirrel and the garden dormouse: a comparison of fragmented versus continuous populations”. PI. (2008-2010)
Grant Agency of University of South Bohemia (53/2006/P-BF GA JU) „ Microsatellite and MHC variability in European ground squirrel in Central Europe“. PI. (2007)
Grant Agency of University of South Bohemia (36/2007/P-PřF GA JU) „Population genetic structure of the European ground squirrel in Bulgaria, Serbia and Greece“. PI. (2008)
ESF- CONGEN no. 1141 „MHC variability in European ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus) in Central Europe“ (2006). CBGP Montferrier sur Lez, Montpellier (Francie) by Dr. J. F. Cosson lab.

 
Publications:
Říčan O., Říčanová Š. (2017) Live coloration, habitat, biogeography and phylogenetic position of Australoheros guarani Říčan & Kullander, 2008 (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Ichthyological Contributions of PecesCriollos 57: 1-6.
Říčan O., Piálek L., Říčanová Š., Dragová K., Almirón A., Casciotta J. (2017) First record of Gymnogeophagus constellatus Malabarba, Malabarba & Reis, 2015 (Teleostei: Cichliformes) from Argentina. Ichthyological Contributions of PecesCriollos 56: 1-3.
Casciotta J., Almirón A., Říčanová Š., Dragová K., Piálek L., Alonso F., Říčan O. (2017) First record of Gymnogeophagus lipokarenos Malabarba, Malabarba  & Reis, 2015 (Teleostei: Cichliformes) from Argentina. Ichthyological Contributions of PecesCriollos 54, 1-5.
Almirón A., Casciotta J., Říčanová Š., Dragová K., Piálek L., Říčan O. (2016). First record of Diapoma pyrrhopteryx Menezes & Weitzman, 2011 (Characiformes: Characidae) from freshwaters of Argentina. Ichthyological Contributions of PecesCriollos 40, 1–3.
Casciotta J., Almirón A., Říčanová Š., Dragová K., Piálek L., Říčan O. (2016). First record of Astyanax xiru Lucena, Castro & Bertaco, 2013 (Characiformes: Characidae) from the río Uruguay basin of Argentina. Ichthyological Contributions of PecesCriollos 42, 1–4.
Musilová Z., Říčan O., Říčanová Š., Janšta P., Gahura O., Novák J. (2015). Phylogeny and historical biogeography of trans-Andean cichlid fishes (Teleostei: Cichlidae). Vertebrate Zoology, 65 (3), 333-350.
Říčanová Š., Koshev Y., Říčan O., Ćosić N., Ćirović D., Sedláček F., Bryja J. (2013). Multilocus phylogeography of the European ground squirrel: Cryptic interglacial refugia of continental climate in Europe. Molecular Ecology, 22 (16), 4256-4269.
Ćosić N., Říčanová Š., Bryja J., Penezić A., Ćirović D. (2013). Do rivers and human-induced habitat fragmentation affect genetic diversity and population structure of the European ground squirrel at the edge of its Pannonian range? Conservation Genetics, 14, 345-354.
Schoebel C.N., Brodbeck S., Buehler D., Cornejo C., Gajurel J., Hartikainen H., Keller D., Leys M., Říčanová Š., Segelbacher G., Werth S., Csencsics D. (2013). Lessons learned from microsatellite development for nonmodel organisms using 454 pyrosequencing. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 26 (3): 600-611.
Matějů J., Říčanová Š., Poláková S., Ambros M., Kala B., Matějů K., Kratochvíl L. (2012). Method of releasing and number of animals are determinants for the success of European ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus) reintroductions. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 58 (2), 473-482.
Říčanová Š., Bryja J., Cosson J.F., Gedeon C., Choleva L., Ambros M., Sedláček F. (2011). Depleted genetic variation of the European ground squirrel in Central Europe in both microsatellites and the major histocompatibility complex gene: implication for conservation. Conservation Genetics, 12: 1115-1129.
Matějů J., Hulová Š., Nová P., Cepáková E., Marhoul P., Uhlíková J. (2010). Action Plan for the European Ground Squirrel (Spermophilus citellus) in the Czech Republic. Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science (in Czech and in English).- Záchranný program pro sysla obecného.
Lučan RK, Andreas M, Benda P, Bartonička T, Březinová T, Hoffmanová A, Hulová Š, Hulva P, Neckářová J, Reiter A, Svačina T, Šálek M, Horáček I (2009). Alcathoe bat (Myotis alcathoe) in the Czech Republic: distributional status, roosting and feeding ecology. Acta Chiropterologica, 11(1), 61–69.
Hulová Š., Sedláček F. (2008) Population genetic structure of the European ground squirrel in the Czech Republic. Conservation Genetics, 9, 615-625.
Matějů J., Nová P., Uhlíková J., Hulová Š., Cepáková E. (2008) Distribution of the European ground squirrel (Spermophilus citellus) in the Czech Republic in 2002-2008. Lynx, 39 (2), 277-294.
Cepáková E, Hulová Š (2002) Current distribution of European souslik (Spermophilus citellus) in the Czech Republic. Lynx, 33, 89-103.