Karolina Fučíková

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* [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790312001194 Rodriguez-Salinas, E.; H. Riveros-Rosas, Z.-K. Li, K. Fučíková, J.J. Brand & L.A. Lewis. 2012. Lineage-specific fragmentation and nuclear relocation of the mitochondrial cox2 gene in chlorophycean green algae (Chlorophyta). Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 64:166–176.]
 
* [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790312001194 Rodriguez-Salinas, E.; H. Riveros-Rosas, Z.-K. Li, K. Fučíková, J.J. Brand & L.A. Lewis. 2012. Lineage-specific fragmentation and nuclear relocation of the mitochondrial cox2 gene in chlorophycean green algae (Chlorophyta). Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 64:166–176.]
  
* [http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/store/10.1111/jpy.12003/asset/jpy12003.pdf?v=1&t=ha11xlmt&s=2f7736daeac23277dd2d5e4ac92429a4885433a6 Tippery, N.P., K. Fučíková, P.O. Lewis & L.A. Lewis. In press. Probing the monophyly of the directly opposite flagellar apparatus group in Chlorophyceae using data from five genes. Journal of Phycology, in press.]
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* [http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/store/10.1111/jpy.12003/asset/jpy12003.pdf?v=1&t=ha11xlmt&s=2f7736daeac23277dd2d5e4ac92429a4885433a6 Tippery, N.P., K. Fučíková, P.O. Lewis & L.A. Lewis. 2012. Probing the monophyly of the Sphaeropleales (Chlorophyceae) using data from five genes. Journal of Phycology, in press.]
  
 
* Fučíková, K., V.R. Flechtner & L.A. Lewis. Revision of the genus ''Bracteacoccus'' Tereg (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on a phylogenetic approach. In revision. Nova Hedwigia, accepted with major revisions.
 
* Fučíková, K., V.R. Flechtner & L.A. Lewis. Revision of the genus ''Bracteacoccus'' Tereg (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on a phylogenetic approach. In revision. Nova Hedwigia, accepted with major revisions.
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* K. Fučíková, P.O. Lewis & L.A. Lewis. Submitted. Putting incertae sedis taxa in their place: a proposal for nine new families and three new genera in the Sphaeropleales (Chlorophyta). Submitted to Journal of Phycology.
 
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My interests include long-distance ventures such as pursuing a PhD degree and running marathons
Euastrum bidentatum: grayscale illustration

Contents

Current Position

Postdoctoral associate
University of Connecticut
Office: BioPharm 311A
Phone: (860) 486-1811
E-mail: karolina.fucikova@uconn.edu
Research project: The Green algal tree of life project (GrAToL)
Advisor: Louise Lewis

Karolina Fučíková, age 3, dressed up as an algae-covered water ghost in good company - next to a girl dressed up as Amanita muscaria who probably did not become a mycologist later

Previous Education

Ph.D.:
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
PEET trainee
Dissertation: Monograph of the Genus Bracteacoccus (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyceae), with Systematic Clarification of Taxonomically Related Genera
Dissertation Research Page: Systematics of Green Coccoid Algae: the Genus Bracteacoccus Advisor: Louise Lewis




MS:
2004 - 2006
John Carroll University
University Heights, OH
Participation in the All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory in the Great Smoky Mountains (ATBI)
Master's thesis: Algae and Cyanobacteria of Selected Subaerial Habitats in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, U.S.A., and Desmid Flora of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Advisor: Jeff Johansen


Bc:
2001 - 2004
Jihočeská Univerzita
České Budějovice
Czech Republic
Bachelor's thesis: Microvegetation of the top of Roraima Tepui, with emphasis on the order Desmidiales.
Advisor: Jan "Hanys" Kaštovský

Spanish Atlantic coast, July 2006

Research Interests

  • Systematics of coccoid green algae
  • Desmid taxonomy
  • Subaerophytic algae; subaerial habitats
  • Algae from extreme environments
Netrium digitus: stippled line-cut illustration

Publications

  • Fučíková, K., V.R. Flechtner & L.A. Lewis. Revision of the genus Bracteacoccus Tereg (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on a phylogenetic approach. In revision. Nova Hedwigia, accepted with major revisions.
  • K. Fučíková, P.O. Lewis & L.A. Lewis. Submitted. Putting incertae sedis taxa in their place: a proposal for nine new families and three new genera in the Sphaeropleales (Chlorophyta). Submitted to Journal of Phycology.


Teaching and Mentoring

Fall 2005 - Limnology at John Carroll University
Summer 2007 - Summer Research Program for Minority Students - Miracle Tali, and work-study undergraduate Chien Lo
Fall 2007 - BIOL 108 at UConn
Fall 2008 and 2010 - EEB 3250/5250 at UConn - see Biology of the Algae Lab
Fall 2008 - Spring 2010 - mentor for UConn undergraduate student Jared Rada (independent study) Spring 2012 - mentor for undergraduate student Alexis Cordone

Service and Leadership

2008 - 2010: COO of Green Grads
2008, 2009, 2010 - co-organizer of UConn's Give&Go program
2009 - COO of the EEB Graduate Student Association
2010 - 2011: CFO of the EEB Graduate Student Association
2010 - 2011: senator in the UConn Graduate Student Senate; member of the GSS Finance Committee
2009 - 2011: grad student representative for UConn's Environmental Policy Advisory Council (EPAC)

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