Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2 Yurii Gagarin Street,
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
- Curriculum vitae
Date and place of birth: 1 February 1972, Stavertsi, Bulgaria
2011-2013: PhD-student in Ecology, Department of Animal Diversity and Resources, Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences.
Thesis: Association between individual behaviour and blood parasite infections (Haemosporida) in model species of passerine birds.
Supervisor: Prof. Boyko Georgiev
Co-supervisor: Prof. Pavel Zehtindjiev
2010: MSc in Vertebrate Zoology, Department of Zoology and Anthropology, Faculty of Biology, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski".
Thesis: Behaviour of the Golden Jackal (Canis aureus) in Captivity - Classification and Construction of a Comprehensive Ethogram.
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Ventseslav Delov
Adviser: Assoc. Prof. Diana Zlatanova
2007: BSc in Biology, Faculty of Biology, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski".
February 2012: Department of Biology, Lund University, Sweden
Participation in scientific meetings:
Marinov, M., C. Marchetti, D. Dimitrov, M. Ilieva, P. Zehtindjiev. Do mixed haemosporidian infections exert additive effects on the behaviour of a passerine host? 3rd International Conference "Malaria and Related Haemosporidian Parasites of Wildlife", 27 - 29 September 2016, Arbanassi, Bulgaria.
Marinov, M., P. Zehtindjiev, C. Marchetti. Prevalence of Blood Parasites in Birds of Different Personalities: Comparative Research in Certain European Bird Species. Malaria and Related Haemosporidian Parasites of Wildlife, 7 - 11 August 2013, Nature Research Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania.
Marinov, M., P. Zehtindjiev, D. Dimitrov, M. Ilieva, C. Marchetti. Bird Behaviour and Malaria: Hypotheses, Preliminary Results and Possible Consequences for Wetland Biodiversity. International Conference "Wetlands: Functioning, Management and Restoration", 16-19 October 2011, Albena Resort, Varna, Bulgaria.
- Research interests
Animal behaviour: personality and behavioural syndromes in passerines; behavioural plasticity; animal cognition
Behavioural and evolutionary ecology: Interaction between haemosporidians and bird behaviour - adaptive value, effects and consequences for the host fitness and survival
Marinov, M., Zehtindjiev, P., Dimitrov, D., Ilieva, M., Bobeva, A. & Marchetti, C. (2017) Haemosporidian infections and host behavioural variation: a case study on wild-caught nightingales (Luscinia megarhynchos). Ethology Ecology & Evolution 29(2): 126-137. (doi:10.1080/03949370.2015.1102776).
Marinov, M. P., Marchetti, C., Dimitrov, D., Ilieva, M., & Zehtindjiev, P. (in press). Mixed haemosporidian infections are associated with higher fearfulness in Yellow Wagtail, Motacilla flava. Canadian Journal of Zoology. (doi:10.1139/cjz-2016-0121).
- Animal Diversity and Resources
- Biodiversity and Ecology of Parasites
- Research group
- Avian Blood Parasites
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- 3 години 42 седмици