Karolina Fučíková

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=== Current Position ===
 
=== Current Position ===
PhD. candidate<br>
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Postdoctoral associate <br>
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===Previous Education ===
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Ph.D.: <br>
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University of Connecticut <br>
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Storrs, CT <br>
 
[http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5451 PEET] trainee <br>
 
[http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5451 PEET] trainee <br>
 
Advisor: [[Louise Lewis]]<br>
 
Advisor: [[Louise Lewis]]<br>
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Phone: (860) 486-1811<br>
 
Phone: (860) 486-1811<br>
 
E-mail: karolina.fucikova@uconn.edu <br>
 
E-mail: karolina.fucikova@uconn.edu <br>
Dissertation Research: [[Systematics of Green Coccoid Algae: the Genus Bracteacoccus]]
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Dissertation: Monograph of the Genus ''Bracteacoccus'' (Sphaeropleales, Chlorophyceae), with Systematic Clarification of Taxonomically Related Genera <br>
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Dissertation Research Page: [[Systematics of Green Coccoid Algae: the Genus Bracteacoccus]]
 
[[Image:vodnik.jpg|thumb|right|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]]
 
[[Image:vodnik.jpg|thumb|right|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 ===
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2004 - 2006 <br>
 
2004 - 2006 <br>
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* Fučíková, K & L.A. Lewis. Accepted. Intersection of ''Chlorella, Muriella'', and ''Bracteacoccus'': Resurrecting the genus ''Chromochloris'' Kol & Chodat (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta). Fottea.
 
* Fučíková, K & L.A. Lewis. Accepted. Intersection of ''Chlorella, Muriella'', and ''Bracteacoccus'': Resurrecting the genus ''Chromochloris'' Kol & Chodat (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta). Fottea.
  
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* Tippery, N.P., K. Fučíková, P.O. Lewis & L.A. Lewis. In revision. Probing the monophyly of the directly opposite flagellar apparatus group in Chlorophyceae using data from five genes. Journal of Phycology.
  
 
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My interests include long-distance ventures such as pursuing a PhD degree and running marathons
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Contents

Current Position

Postdoctoral associate


Previous Education

Ph.D.:
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
PEET trainee
Advisor: Louise Lewis
Office: BioPharm 311A
Phone: (860) 486-1811
E-mail: karolina.fucikova@uconn.edu
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

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


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
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Publications

  • Fučíková, K & L.A. Lewis. Accepted. Intersection of Chlorella, Muriella, and Bracteacoccus: Resurrecting the genus Chromochloris Kol & Chodat (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta). Fottea.
  • Tippery, N.P., K. Fučíková, P.O. Lewis & L.A. Lewis. In revision. Probing the monophyly of the directly opposite flagellar apparatus group in Chlorophyceae using data from five genes. 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)

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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