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Katya Georgieva

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Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Researches
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Acad. G. Bonchev Street, Bl. 25
1113 Sofia
Bulgaria
Phone: (+359 2) 979 23 28
E-mail: katyageor@gmail.com

Curriculum vitae

Education

•2011: PhD, Institute of Experimental Pathology, Morphology and Antropology with Museum, BAS; thesis: Stage-specific characteristics of surface carbohydrates of larvae of Fasciola hepatica (Digenea, Fasciolidae) (supervisors: Prof. Yana Mizinska-Boevska and Assos. Prof. Stoyanka Stoitsova)

•1992: MSc in Biotechnology with specialization in Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, St Kliment Okhridski University of Sofia

Employment

•2010-present: Chief Assistant, Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, BAS

•1998-2010: Research Fellow, Institute of Experimental Pathology and Parasitology, BAS

•1995-1998: Biologist, Institute of Experimental Pathology and Parasitology, BAS

Research interests

Surface Carbohydrates of Helminthes, Snail - Trematode interactions, The Ultrastructure of the Parasites

Publications

Georgieva K., Georgieva S., Mizinska Y., Stoitsova S.R. 2012. Fasciola hepatica miracidia: Lectin binding and stimulation of in vitro miracidium-to-sporocyst transformation. Acta Parasitologica, 57 (1) 46-52.

Radoslavov G., Jordanova R., Teofanova D., Georgieva K., Hristov P., Salomone-Stagni M., Liebau E., Bankov I. 2010. A novel secretory polycysteine and histidine-tailed metalloprotein (Ts-PCHTP) from Trichinella spiralis (Nematoda). PLoS One, 5(10) el 3343.

Yoneva A., Georgieva K., Nikolov P.N., Mizinska Ya., Georgiev B.B., Stoitsova S.R. 2009. Ultrastructure of spermiogenesis and mature spermatozoon of Triaenorhina rectangula (Cestoda: Cyclophyllidea: Paruterinidae). Folia Parasitologica, 56 (4) 275-283.

Radev V., Hrusanov D., Georgieva K., Bankov I. 2008. Galba truncatula (Müller, 1774): A factor for speading of fasciolosis. Comptes rendus de l'Académie bulgare des Sciences, 61(8)1033-1036.

Georgieva K., Yoneva A., Mizinska-Boevska Y. 2007. Lectin binding characeristics of Fasciola hepatica rediae. Comptes rendus de l'Académie bulgare des Sciences, 60(3) 315-318.

Georgieva K., Yoneva A., Popov I., Mizinska-Boevska Ya., Stoitsova S. 2005. Lectin-binding properties of the surface of Fasciola hepatica sporocysts. Comptes rendus de l'Académie bulgare des Sciences, 58, (8) 973-976.

Georgieva K., Yoneva A., Mizinska-Boevska Ya., Todev I. 2005. Ultrastucture of the contact surfaces of Passalurus ambiguus (Rudolphi, 1819) (Nematoda). Acta Biologica Hungarica, 56 (3-4) 297-303.

Membership in professional bodies
•Since 2001 member of the Bulgarian Society for Parasitology

Affiliation

Department
Animal Diversity and Resources
Division
Biodiversity and Ecology of Parasites
Research group
Ultrastructure of Parasites

History

Member for
8 years 17 weeks