Environmental Sciences

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Vulko Biserkov

Ecosystem Research, Environmental Risk Assessment and Conser
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences


Date and place of birth: 16 May 1959, Petrich Education: 1982: MSc, Faculty of Biology, St Kliment Okhridski University of Sofia 1989: PhD, Central Laboratory of Helminthology, BAS; thesis: Helminths of Reptiles in Bulgaria Employment: 1982-1989: Biologist, Institute of Parasitology, BAS 1989-1995: Research fellow, Institute of Parasitology, BAS 1996-2013: Associate Professor, Central Laboratory of General Ecology, BAS 2013-present: Professor, Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, BAS 2000-2007: Deputy Director of the CLGE-BAS 2008-2010: Director of CLGE-BAS 2010- current: Director of IBER-BAS  Recent Projects: 2007-2008: Optimizing of the National Ecological Network Natura'2000 and scientific base for its development; the project of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, assigned as a task by the Ministry of Environment and Waters; leader: Dr. V. Biserkov 2006-2008: Restoring ecological networks across transport corridors in Bulgaria - ALTERRA, Wageningen; funded by BBI MATRA (Holland); Bulgarian coordinator; ALTERRA

Research Interest

- zoology, ecology, biodiversity: amphibians, reptiles and mammals; structure of parasite communities - parasitology: fauna, morphology and taxonomy of helminths of amphibians, reptiles and mammals - genetics: caryosystematics of reptiles and micromammals

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