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Ventzislav Karamfilov

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Ventzi Karamfilov, PhD
2, Gagarin Str
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
E: ventzi.karamfilov@gmail.com
T: +359888514110
F: +35928705498
W: www.iber.bas.bg

Curriculum vitae

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

1978-1983-Faculty of Biology,
Department of Hydrobiology and Fisheries
University of Sofia

1983- M.Sc. in Hydrobiology
1990- Ph.D. in Ecology

Research interests

Key processes in coastal marine ecosystems functioning.
Seagrassess and Sediment biogeochemistry.
Fate of pollutants.
Habitats mapping.

Publications

Holmer, M., V.G. Georgiev, V.K. Karamfilov. 2016. Effects of point source of untreated sewage waters on seagrass (Zostera marina and Z. noltii) beds in the South-Western Black Sea. Aquatic Botany, 133, 1–9. doi:10.1016/j.aquabot.2016.05.001.

Crise A, Kaberi H, Ruiz J, Zatsepin A, Arashkevich E, Giani M, Karageorgis AP, Prieto L, Pantazi M, Gonzalez-Fernandez D, Ribera d'Alcalà M, Tornero V, Vassilopoulou V, Durrieu de Madron X, Guieu C, Puig P, Zenetos A, Andral B, Angel D, Altukhov D, Ayata SD, Aktan Y, Balcıoğlu E, Benedetti F, Bouchoucha M, Buia MC, Cadiou JF, Canals M, Chakroun M, Christou E, Christidis MG, Civitarese G, Coatu V, Corsini-Foka M, Cozzi S, Deidun A, Dell'Aquila A, Dogrammatzi A, Dumitrache C, Edelist D, Ettahiri O, Fonda-Umani S, Gana S, Galgani F, Gasparini S, Giannakourou A, Gomoiu MT, Gubanova A, Gücü AC, Gürses Ö, Hanke G, Hatzianestis I, Herut B, Hone R, Huertas E, Irisson JO, İşinibilir M, Jimenez JA, Kalogirou S, Kapiris K, Karamfilov V, Kavadas S, Keskin Ç, Kideyş AE, Kocak M, Kondylatos G, Kontogiannis C, Kosyan R, Koubbi P, Kušpilić G, La Ferla R, Langone L, Laroche S, Lazar L, Lefkaditou E, Lemeshko IE, Machias A, Malej A, Mazzocchi MG, Medinets V, Mihalopoulos N, Miserocchi S, Moncheva S, Mukhanov V, Oaie G, Oros A, Öztürk AA, Öztürk B, Panayotova M, Prospathopoulos A, Radu G, Raykov V, Reglero P, Reygondeau G, Rougeron N, Salihoglu B, Sanchez-Vidal A, Sannino G, Santinelli C, Secrieru D, Shapiro G, Simboura N, Shiganova T, Sprovieri M, Stefanova K, Streftaris N, Tirelli V, Tom M, Topaloğlu B, Topçu NE, Tsagarakis K, Tsangaris C, Tserpes G, Tuğrul S, Uysal Z, Vasile D, Violaki K, Xu J, Yüksek A, Papathanassiou E. 2015. A MSFD complementary approach for the assessment of pressures, knowledge and data gaps in Southern European Seas: The PERSEUS experience. Mar Pollut Bull. 95(1):28-39.

Panaiotov, S., I. Simeonovski, V. Levterova, V.Karamfilov, N. Brankova, K.Tankova, K.Campbell, P.Jacob, K.Helmi, B.Boots, E.D’Ugo, S.Marcheggiani, L.Mancini, U.Breitenbach, E.Mielke and T.Kantardjiev. 2015. Two-Year Monitoring of Water Samples from Dam of Iskar and the Black Sea, Bulgaria, by Molecular Analysis: Focus on Mycobacterium spp. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health. 12, 7430-7443; doi: 10.3390/ ijerph120707430.

G.Caruso, R.La Ferla, M.Azzaro, A.Zoppini,G.Marino, T.Petochi, C.Corinaldesi, M.Leonardi, R. Zaccone, S.F.Umani, C.Caroppo, L.Monticelli, F.Azzaro, F.Decembrini, G.Maimone, R.A.Cavallo, L.Stabili, N.H.Todorova,V.K.Karamfilov, E.Rastelli, S.Cappello, M.I.Acquaviva, M.Narracci, R.De Angelis, P.Del Negro, M.Latini & R.Danovaro. 2015. Microbial assemblages for environmental quality assessment: Knowledge, gaps and usefulness in the European Marine Strategy Framework Directive, Critical Reviews in Microbiology, ISSN: 1040-841X (Print) 1549-7828 (Online), doi: 10.3109/1040841X.2015.1087380.

Kopf A, Bicak M, Kottmann R, Schnetzer J, Kostadinov I, Lehmann K, Fernandez-Guerra A, Jeanthon C, Rahav E, Ullrich M, Wichels A, Gerdts G, Polymenakou P, Kotoulas G, Siam R, Abdallah RZ, Sonnenschein EC, Cariou T, O'Gara F, Jackson S, Orlic S, Steinke M, Busch J, Duarte B, Caçador I, Canning-Clode J, Bobrova O, Marteinsson V, Reynisson E, Loureiro CM, Luna GM, Quero GM, Löscher CR, Kremp A, DeLorenzo ME, Øvreås L, Tolman J, LaRoche J, Penna A, Frischer M, Davis T, Katherine B, Meyer CP, Ramos S, Magalhães C, Jude-Lemeilleur F, Aguirre-Macedo ML, Wang S, Poulton N, Jones S, Collin R, Fuhrman JA, Conan P, Alonso C, Stambler N, Goodwin K, Yakimov MM, Baltar F, Bodrossy L, Van De Kamp J, Frampton DM, Ostrowski M, Van Ruth P, Malthouse P, Claus S, Deneudt K, Mortelmans J, Pitois S, Wallom D, Salter I, Costa R, Schroeder DC, Kandil MM, Amaral V, Biancalana F, Santana R, Pedrotti ML, Yoshida T, Ogata H, Ingleton T, Munnik K, Rodriguez-Ezpeleta N, Berteaux-Lecellier V, Wecker P, Cancio I, Vaulot D, Bienhold C, Ghazal H, Chaouni B, Essayeh S, Ettamimi S, Zaid el H, Boukhatem N, Bouali A, Chahboune R, Barrijal S, Timinouni M, El Otmani F, Bennani M, Mea M, Todorova N, Karamfilov V, Ten Hoopen P, Cochrane G, L'Haridon S, Bizsel KC, Vezzi A, Lauro FM, Martin P, Jensen RM, Hinks J, Gebbels S, Rosselli R, De Pascale F, Schiavon R, Dos Santos A, Villar E, Pesant S, Cataletto B, Malfatti F, Edirisinghe R, Silveira JA, Barbier M, Turk V, Tinta T, Fuller WJ, Salihoglu I, Serakinci N, Ergoren MC, Bresnan E, Iriberri J, Nyhus PA, Bente E, Karlsen HE, Golyshin PN, Gasol JM, Moncheva S, Dzhembekova N, Johnson Z, Sinigalliano CD, Gidley ML, Zingone A, Danovaro R, Tsiamis G, Clark MS, Costa AC, El Bour M, Martins AM, Collins RE, Ducluzeau AL, Martinez J, Costello MJ, Amaral-Zettler LA, Gilbert JA, Davies N, Field D, Glöckner FO. 2015. The ocean sampling day consortium. Gigascience, 19, 4:27. doi: 10.1186/s13742-015-0066-5. eCollection 2015.

Klayn, S. and V. Karamfilov. 2015. Diversity of soft-bottom macrozoobenthic communities in the shallow coastal zone of Burgas Bay (south-western Black Sea). Proceedings of Seminar of Ecology – 2015, with international participation, Sofia, Bulgaria, 23-24.04.2015, Ed: S.Chankova, P.Parvanova, K. Danova; p: 92-95, ISBN: 979-853-476-132-4.

Todorova, N., R.S. Mironova, V. K. Karamfilov. 2014. Comparative molecular analysis of bacterial communities inhabiting pristine and polluted with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons Black Sea coastal sediments. Marine Pollution Bulletin 83, 231–240.

Klayn, S., D. Deyanova, V. Vasilev and V. Karamfilov. 2013. Effect of seagrass meadows (Zostera spp.) on the structure, abundance and diversity of macrozoobenthic communities in Sozopol Bay, South-Western Black Sea coast. Proceedings of Seminar of Ecology – 2013 with international participation, Sofia, Bulgaria, 25-26.04.2013, Ed: S.Chankova, Svetla Gateva, Gabriele Jovtchev; p: 83-89, ISBN: 978-954-2961-75-8.

Todorova N., G.Radeva and V. Karamfilov. 2012. Microbial diversity in Zostera sp. beds in south-western Black Sea region analyzed by Amplified Ribosomal DNA Restriction Enzyme Analysis (ARDRA). Biotechnol. & Biotechnol. Eq. 26/2012/SE, Special Edition/On-Line doi: 10.5504/50YRTIMB.2011.0002.

Kraleva. E, V. Karamfilov, G. Hiebaum. 2012. Deretmination of PAH in the Black Sea water by GC/MS following preconcentration with solid-phase extraction. Ecol. Chem. Eng S. 19(3):393-403; doi: 10.2478/v10216-011-0029-4.

Berov D., Karamfilov V., Vassilev V., Hiebaum G. 2010. Benthic Macroalgal Communities as Ecological Quality Indicator of Bulgarian Black Sea Coastal Water. Journal of Balkan Ecology. Volume 13, No. 2, 161-171.

Todorova, N., V. Iotzova, V. Karamfilov, G. Hiebaum. 2008. Effect of chronic oil pollution on the structure of bacterial communities inhabiting coastal marine sediments. Comptes Rendus de l`Academie Bulgare des Sciences. Tome 61. No 3: 357-362.

Todorova, N., G. Radeva, V. Karamfilov, G. Hiebaum. 2008. Examining diversity of bacterial communities inhabiting marine coastal sediments by 16S rDNA retrieval. Journal of Balkan Ecology. Volume 11. No 3: 309-315.

Karamfilov V., G. Hiebaum, R. Mavrodieva. 2006. Impact of municipal waste water discharge on the biological processes in a semi-closed bay. Black Sea Joint JRC-TAIEX-Sofia University Workshop, Varna, 2005. Proceedings of the workshop on “Black Sea ecosystem in support of Marine Conventions and environmental policies”, p: 23-34, Eds: A. K. Stips, W. Schrimpf, European Commission, EUR 221768N, European Communities, 2006.

Hiebaum G., V. Karamfilov. 2005. Regime shifts in the annual dynamics of the primary production and of the chlorophyll-a concentration in the coastal zone of the Burgas Bay – the Western Black Sea, Proceedings of Varna Workshop 2005: Large-scale disturbances (regime shifts) and recovery in aquatic ecosystems: challenges for management towards sustainability, 13-17 June 2005, Varna, Bulgaria, Еd: Violeta Velikova, Nesho Chipev; p:143-158, ISBN 10:954-457-029-2; 13:978-954-457-029-3.

Todorova, N., I. Ivanov, A. Hristov, V. Karamfilov. 2005. Application of ARDREA analysis for early warning of the effects of oil pollution in coastal marine ecosystems. Research into laboratory “microcosm” model. Ecological Engineering and Environmental Protection. Volume 3-4: 69-75.

Василев, В., В. Карамфилов, К. Денчева, Г. Хибаум. 2005. Пространствено разпределение на бентосните макрофити и техните съобщества в района от гр. Созопол до н. Маслен. Едно пилотно проучване в изпълнено в рамките на програма Натура 2000. B „Биоразнообразие, екосистеми и глобални промени“. Iва Национална научна конференция по екология , София 4-5.11.2014. Редактори: Нешо Чипев и Валентин Богоев; p: 295-302, ISBN 954-457-023-3.

Karamfilov, V., T. Fileman K.M. Evans, R.F.C. Mantoura. 1996. Determination of dimethoate and fenitrothion in estuarine samples by solid-phase extraction and high-resolution gas-chromatography with NPD detection. Anal. Chim. Acta., vol. 335, 51-61

Hiebaum, G. and V. Karamfilov. 1992. Heterotrophic uptake of dissolved organic matter during a bloom of the peridinea Exuviaella Cordata. The Sci. Tot. Environ., Suppl. 973- 978. Elsevier.

Karamfilov, V. and G. Dechev. 1991. Stratification of the rates of the process of bacterial sulfate reduction in the sediments of Alepu Bay, South Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. Proc. Intern. Symp. "Ecological Problems and Economical Prospective of the Black Sea Region", pp 355-360. Sept. 16-19, Istanbul, Ed: Kasim Cemal Güven, ISBN 975-95194-1-0.

Хибаум Г., Карамфилов В. 1991. Определение абсолютной активности проб в ходе измерений первичной продукции с применением жидкосцинтилляционной техники. В „Прибрежные экосистемы западной части Черного моря (эксперимент „Созополь” 80-86)”, 24-27. Под ред. Виноградова, М.Е. & Дечева Г.Г. ВНИРО, Москва. ISBN 5-85382-096-6.

Дечев, Г.Д., Матвеева, Е.Г., Карамфилов, В.К., Хибаум, Г.К. 1991. Функциональные методы исследования донных осадкох. В „Прибрежные экосистемы западной части Черного моря (эксперимент „Созополь” 80-86)”, стр. 41-47. Под ред. Виноградова, М.Е. & Дечева, Г.Д. ВНИРО, Москва. ISBN 5-85382-096-6.

Дечев Г.Г, Матвеева Е.Г., Карамфилов В.К., Хибаум Г.К. 1991. Процессы биологического метаболизма в донных осадках Западного побережья Черного моря. В „Прибрежные экосистемы западной части Черного моря (эксперимент „Созополь” 80-86)”, стр. 291-298. Под ред. Виноградова, М.Е. & Дечева, Г.Д. ВНИРО, Москва. ISBN 5-85382-096-6.

Хибаум Г., Карамфилов В, Дечев Г. 1991. Сезонный ход первичной продукци. В „Прибрежные экосистемы западной части Черного моря (эксперимент „Созополь” 80-86)”, 191-203. Под ред. Виноградова, М.Е. & Дечева Г.Г. ВНИРО, Москва. ISBN 5-85382-096-6.

Хибаум Г., Карамфилов В, Дечев Г. 1991. Весенне-летнее развитие планктонного сообщества. К механизму поздневесеннего развития фитопланктона. В „Прибрежные экосистемы западной части Черного моря (эксперимент „Созополь” 80-86)”, 203-208. Под ред. Виноградова, М.Е. & Дечева Г.Г. ВНИРО, Москва. ISBN 5-85382-096-6.

Суханова И., Карамфилов В., Матвеева Е., Ратькова Т., Сажин А., Флинт М., Хибаум Г. 1991. “Цветение” Exuviaella cordata в Бургаском заливе в мае-июне 1986 г. В „Прибрежные экосистемы западной части Черного моря (эксперимент „Созополь” 80-86)”, 208-219. Под ред. Виноградова, М.Е. & Дечева Г.Г. ВНИРО, Москва. ISBN 5-85382-096-6.

Хибаум Г., Карамфилов В, Дечев Г. 1991. Сезонный ход изменения бактериальной продукции и общей деструкции в планктонном сообществе. 1991. В „Прибрежные экосистемы западной части Черного моря (эксперимент „Созополь” 80-86)”, 224-231. Под ред. Виноградова, М.Е. & Дечева Г.Г. ВНИРО, Москва. ISBN 5-85382-096-6.

Хибаум Г., Карамфилов В. 1991. Сезонный ход гетеротрофного поглощения растворенных органических субстратов. В „Прибрежные экосистемы западной части Черного моря (эксперимент „Созополь” 80-86)”, 241-254. Под ред. Виноградова, М.Е. & Дечева Г.Г. ВНИРО, Москва. ISBN 5-85382-096-6.

Хибаум Г., Карамфилов В. 1991. Пространственное распределение гетеротрофного поглащения РОВ в Бургаском заливе. В „Прибрежные экосистемы западной части Черного моря (эксперимент „Созополь” 80-86)”, 257-267. Под ред. Виноградова, М.Е. & Дечева Г.Г. ВНИРО, Москва. ISBN 5-85382-096-6.

Sukhanova, I. M.V. Flint, G. Hiebaum, V. Karamfilov, A.I. Kopylov, E. Matveeva, T.N. Ratkova, A.F. Sazhin. 1988. Exuviaella Cordata red tide in Bulgarian coastal waters (May to June 1986). Marine Biology, 99: 1 - 8.

Hiebaum, G., G. Dechev and V. Karamfilov. 1985. Method for determining the mineralisation of organic substrates in undisturbed sediment cores. Compt. Rend. Acad. Bulg. Sci. 38: 1077-1079.

Recent Research Projects

FP7-PERSEUS-2012-2016- Policy-orientated marine Environmental Research for the Southern European Seas.

FP7-COCONET- 2012-2016- Towards COast to COast NETworks of marine protected areas (from the shore to the high and deep sea),
coupled with sea-based wind energy potential.

FP7-BS-SCENE- 2009-2013- Up-grade Black Sea Scientific Network

FP7-WETLANET- 2009-2012- Enhancing research potential by strengthening a local network of laboratories for studying wetland ecosystems functioning, restoration and management.

National Science Fund of Bulgaria- 2009-2011- Еcological status of marine ecosystems along the Bulgarian Black sea coast and 
relation to the structure and state of communities of macroalgae and seagrasses (g. Cystoseirа  and g.Zostera).

МОСВ-ПУДООС-2011-2012. Разширяване на екологичната мрежа НАТУРА 2000 в българската черноморската акватория за преодоляване на средната недостатъчност по отношение на морските местообитания 1110 „Постоянно покрити от морска вода пясъчни и тинести плитчини” и 1170 „Рифове” и видовете 4125 Alosa immaculata, 1349 Tursiops truncatus и 1351 Phocoena phocoena и частично попълване на научни резерви за местообитание 1180 „Подводни структури, образували се под действието на просмукващи се газове” и вид 1349 Tursiops truncatus.

LIFE+ - 2013. LTER Network in Bulgaria- Site Coordinator.

Н-2020- eLTER-2015-2019-European Long- Term Ecosystem and socio-ecological Research Infrastructure.

ЕЕA - Norway grant BG03.PDP2- Methodological assistance for ecosystems assessment and biophysical valuation.

Affiliation

Department
Aquatic Ecosystems
Division
Functional Ecology and Bioresources of Marine and Coastal Ecosystems
Research group
Laboratory of Marine Ecology

History

Member for
6 years 14 weeks