Karolina Fučíková

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=== Current Position ===
 
=== Current Position ===
PhD. candidate<br>
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Postdoctoral associate <br>
[http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5451 PEET] trainee <br>
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University of Connecticut <br>
Advisor: [[Louise Lewis]]<br>
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Office: BioPharm 311A<br>
 
Office: BioPharm 311A<br>
 
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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Research project: [http://alleyn.eeb.uconn.edu/gratol/ The Green algal tree of life project (GrAToL) ] <br>
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Advisor: [[Louise Lewis]] <br>
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[[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 ===
 
===Previous Education ===
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Ph.D.: <br>
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University of Connecticut <br>
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Storrs, CT <br>
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[http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5451 PEET] trainee <br>
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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]]
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Advisor: [[Louise Lewis]]
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MS: <br>
 
MS: <br>
 
2004 - 2006 <br>
 
2004 - 2006 <br>
 
John Carroll University <br>
 
John Carroll University <br>
 
University Heights, OH <br>
 
University Heights, OH <br>
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Participation in the All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory in the Great Smoky Mountains [http://www.dlia.org/atbi (ATBI)]
 
Participation in the All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory in the Great Smoky Mountains [http://www.dlia.org/atbi (ATBI)]
 
 
<br>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. <br>
 
<br>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. <br>
 
Advisor: [http://www.jcu.edu/biology/jeffjohansen.htm Jeff Johansen]
 
Advisor: [http://www.jcu.edu/biology/jeffjohansen.htm Jeff Johansen]
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* [http://www.cryptogamie.com/pagint_en/recherche/affich_art.php?cid=464 Hall, J.D., K. Fučíková, C. Lo, L.A. Lewis & K.G. Karol. 2010. An assessment of proposed DNA barcodes in freshwater green algae. Cryptogamie-Algologie 31(4): 529-555.]
 
* [http://www.cryptogamie.com/pagint_en/recherche/affich_art.php?cid=464 Hall, J.D., K. Fučíková, C. Lo, L.A. Lewis & K.G. Karol. 2010. An assessment of proposed DNA barcodes in freshwater green algae. Cryptogamie-Algologie 31(4): 529-555.]
  
* Bohunická, M., J.R. Johansen & K. Fučíková. In press. ''Tapinothrix clintonii'' sp. nov. (Pseudanabaenaceae, Cyanobacteria), a new species at the nexus of five genera. Fottea 11(1) In press.
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* [http://www.schweizerbart.de/papers/nova_hedwigia/detail/92/76040 Johansen, J.R., L. Kováčik, D.A. Casamatta, K. Fučíková & J. Kaštovský. 2011. Utility of 16S-23S ITS sequence and secondary structure for recognition of intrageneric and intergeneric limits within cyanobacterial taxa: ''Leptolyngbya corticola'' sp. nov. (Pseudanabaenaceae, Cyanobacteria). Nova Hedwigia 92(3-4): 283-302.]
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* [http://fottea.czechphycology.cz/_contents/F11-1-2011-13.pdf Bohunická, M., J.R. Johansen & K. Fučíková. 2011. ''Tapinothrix clintonii'' sp. nov. (Pseudanabaenaceae, Cyanobacteria), a new species at the nexus of five genera. Fottea 11(1): 127-140.]
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* [http://fottea.czechphycology.cz/_contents/F11-1-2011-17.pdf Kaštovský, J., K. Fučíková, T. Hauer & M. Bohunická. 2011. Microvegetation on the top of Mt. Roraima, Venezuela. Fottea 11(1): 171-186.]
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*[http://phycologia.org/doi/abs/10.2216/10-69.1 Fučíková, K., J.C. Rada & L.A. Lewis. 2011. The tangled taxonomic history of ''Dictyococcus'', ''Bracteacoccus'', and ''Pseudomuriella'' (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) and their distinction based on a phylogenetic perspective. Phycologia 50:422-429.]
  
* Kaštovský, J., K. Fučíková, T. Hauer & M. Bohunická. In press. Microvegetation on the top of Mt. Roraima, Venezuela. Fottea 11(1).
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* [http://uconn.library.ingentaconnect.com/content/schweiz/novh/2011/00000093/F0020001/art00002 Fučíková, K., J.C. Rada, A. Lukešová & L.A. Lewis. 2011. Cryptic Diversity within the Genus ''Pseudomuriella'' Hanagata (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae, Sphaeropleales) Assessed Using Four Barcode Markers. Nova Hedwigia 93:29-46.]
  
* Fučíková, K., J.C. Rada & L.A. Lewis. Accepted. The tangled taxonomic history of ''Dictyococcus'', ''Bracteacoccus'', and ''Pseudomuriella'' (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) and their distinction based on a phylogenetic perspective. Phycologia - accepted.
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* [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790311004350 McManus, H.A., K. Fučíková, L.A. Lewis & P. Haugen. 2012. Invasion of protein coding genes by green algal ribosomal group I introns. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution 62(1):109-116.]
  
* Johansen, J.R., L. Kováčik, D.A. Casamatta, K. Fučíková & J. Kaštovský. In press. Utility of 16S-23S ITS sequence and secondary structure for recognition of intrageneric and intergeneric limits within cyanobacterial taxa: ''Leptolyngbya corticola'' sp. nov. (Pseudanabaenaceae, Cyanobacteria). Nova Hedwigia. In press.
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* [http://fottea.czechphycology.cz/_contents/F12-1-2012-07.pdf Fučíková, K & L.A. Lewis. 2012. Intersection of ''Chlorella, Muriella'', and ''Bracteacoccus'': Resurrecting the genus ''Chromochloris'' Kol & Chodat (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta). Fottea 12(1):83-93.]
  
* Fučíková, K., J.C. Rada, A. Lukešová & L.A. Lewis. Accepted. Cryptic Diversity within the Genus ''Pseudomuriella'' Hanagata (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae, Sphaeropleales) Assessed Using Four Barcode Markers. Nova Hedwigia - accepted.
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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.]
  
* McManus, H.A., K. Fučíková, L.A. Lewis & P. Haugen. In review. Invasion of protein coding genes by green algal ribosomal group I introns. In review - Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution.
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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 48:1482-1493.]
  
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* [http://www.schweizerbart.de/papers/nova_hedwigia/detail/96/79501/Revision_of_the_genus_Bracteacoccus_Tereg_Chloroph Fučíková, K., V.R. Flechtner & L.A. Lewis. 2013. Revision of the genus ''Bracteacoccus'' Tereg (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) based on a phylogenetic approach. Nova Hedwigia 96:15-59.]
  
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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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Fall 2008 and 2010 - EEB 3250/5250 at UConn - see [[Biology of the Algae Lab]]<br>
 
Fall 2008 and 2010 - EEB 3250/5250 at UConn - see [[Biology of the Algae Lab]]<br>
 
Fall 2008 - Spring 2010 - mentor for UConn undergraduate student Jared Rada (independent study)
 
Fall 2008 - Spring 2010 - mentor for UConn undergraduate student Jared Rada (independent study)
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Spring 2012 - mentor for undergraduate student Alexis Cordone
  
 
==Service and Leadership==
 
==Service and Leadership==
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2009 - 2011: grad student representative for UConn's Environmental Policy Advisory Council (EPAC) <br>
 
2009 - 2011: grad student representative for UConn's Environmental Policy Advisory Council (EPAC) <br>
  
[[Category:EEB Graduate Students|Fucikova]]  [[Category:EEB People|Fucikova]]
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[[Category:EEB Postdoctoral Associates|Fucikova]]  [[Category:EEB People|Fucikova]]

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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
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Publications

  • 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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