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.]
  
* 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/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.]
  
* Kaštovský, J., K. Fučíková, T. Hauer & M. Bohunická. Accepted. Microvegetation on the top of Mt. Roraima, Venezuela. Fottea - Accepted.
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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.]
  
* Fučíková, K., J.C. Rada & L.A. Lewis. In review. The tangled taxonomic history of ''Dictyococcus'', ''Bracteacoccus'', and ''Pseudomuriella'' (Chlorophyceae, Chlorophyta) and their distinction based on a phylogenetic perspective. Phycologia - in review.
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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.]
  
* McManus, H.A., K. Fučíková, L.A. Lewis & P. Haugen. Submitted. Invasion of protein coding genes by green algal ribosomal group I introns. Submitted - Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution.
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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, A. Lukešová & L.A. Lewis. Submitted. Cryptic Diversity within the Genus ''Pseudomuriella'' Hanagata (Chlorophyta, Chlorophyceae, Sphaeropleales) Assessed Using Four Barcode Markers. Submitted - Nova Hedwigia.
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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.]
  
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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.]
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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.]
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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 2007 - BIOL 108 at UConn <br>
 
Fall 2007 - BIOL 108 at UConn <br>
 
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)
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Fall 2008 - Spring 2010 - mentor for UConn undergraduate student Jared Rada (independent study) <br>
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Spring 2012 - Spring 2013 - mentor for undergraduate student Alexis Cordone (honors thesis project) <br>
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Spring 2013 - mentor for undergraduate student Wilda Merant
  
 
==Service and Leadership==
 
==Service and Leadership==
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2010 - 2011: senator in the UConn Graduate Student Senate; member of the GSS Finance Committee <br>
 
2010 - 2011: senator in the UConn Graduate Student Senate; member of the GSS Finance Committee <br>
 
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>
 
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Reviewer for Nova Hedwigia, Chinese Journal of Oceanography and Limnology, Journal of Phycology, American Journal of Botany, Journal of Systematics and Evolution, and Fottea.
[[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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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
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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 - Spring 2013 - mentor for undergraduate student Alexis Cordone (honors thesis project)
Spring 2013 - mentor for undergraduate student Wilda Merant

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)
Reviewer for Nova Hedwigia, Chinese Journal of Oceanography and Limnology, Journal of Phycology, American Journal of Botany, Journal of Systematics and Evolution, and Fottea.

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