Zdenek Duris
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Zdenek Duris


Born: 1956, Ostrava, Czech Republic
Professional experience.
-2011 to present – professor, Department of Biology, University of Ostrava.
-2003-2011 – associated professor, Department of Biology, University of Ostrava.
-1993-2003 – university teacher, Department of Biology, University of Ostrava.
-1983, 1987–1993, researcher, Czechoslovak (later Czech) Acad.Sci., Brno, Ostrava.
-CSc. (~Ph.D.), Moscow State University, Moscow; 1987.
-B.Sc. Moscow State University, Moscow; 1982.
Special competence.
-Freshwater crayfish - systematics, biology, ecology.
-Decapod crustaceans - taxonomy and systematics of symbiotic shrimps.
-Stomatopod crustaceans - taxonomy and systematics.
-2000 to present – Consultation Committee of Czech UCN, Program ‘Crayfish’.
-2006 to present – Czech National Committee for coop. with IOC, UNESCO.
Main grant projects, expeditions, stays.
-2012, 2014, Papua New Guinea
-2010 Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef (Census of Marine Life).
-2011-2015 Taiwan, 4 summer stay.
-2008, 2009 Red Sea, sea-anemone shrimps
-2006-2013Vietnam, summer research trips.
-2006 Belizean Barrier Reef, Global Partner Program, U.S.A.
-2003-2005, 2007-20009, 2012-2015 grant projects on crayfish biology (GACR, GAAV).
-1991-1997 Arctic Fiords, Spitsbergen, 5 summer expeditions.
Other qualifications.
-International scuba-diver certification (CMAS***).
-Underwater video-operator, with TV in Czech Rep., Poland (about 40 TV documents).

Ecology Marine Biology Zoology

Work details

professor of zoology

University of Ostrava

professor of zoology

University of Ostrava, Faculty of Science

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