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Nikola Bynkov

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Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1 Tsar Osvoboditel blvd., 1000 Sofia


Phone: +359 883 46 69 08

Curriculum vitae

Date and place of birth: 07 December 1988; Montana, Bulgaria


2016-present: PhD student in Protozoology, Department of Animal Diversity and Resources, Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
Thesis:Composition, distribution and ecological characteristics of testate amoebae communities of Sphagnum mosses in Bulgaria
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Milcho Todorov and Assoc. Prof. Anna Ganeva

2014: MSc in Zoology, Department of Ecology and Environmental Protection, Faculty of Biology, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"
Thesis: “Tracking the migration of great reed warbler (Acrocephalus
arundinaceus) and the potential danger of infection with tropical blood
parasites from Haemosporida ”
Supervisor: Chief Assistant Michaela Ilieva

2012: BSc in Biology, Faculty of Biology, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski"

Participation in scientific meetings

Ilieva, M., Bankov, N., Požgayová, M., Koleček, J., Dimitrov, D., Sjöholm, C., Peev, S., Bobeva, A., Zeht-indjiev, P., Honza, M., Bensch, S., Procházka, P. Tracking the parasites: Inferring the transmission areas of haemosporidians by tracking their hosts (poster). 10th Conference of the European Ornithologists` Union, 24-28 August 2015, Badajoz, Spain

Research interests

Taxonomy, morphology and ecology of Testate amoebae
Evolution and phylogeny


Animal Diversity and Resources
Biodiversity and Ecology of Invertebrates
Research group


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7 години 15 седмици