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Ivailo Dedov

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Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
2, Gagarin Street
1113, Sofia

Tel.: (+3592) 871 71 95 / 317
E-mail: idedov@gmail.com; dedov@ecolab.bas.bg

Curriculum vitae

1. Family name: Dedov
2. First names: Ivailo Kunev
3. Address: Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Central laboratory of general ecology, 2 Gagarin Str., 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria;
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4. Date of Birth: September 21, 1970
5. Nationality: Bulgarian
6. Civil status: Married
7. Education:
Institution
University of Sofia, Bulgaria, Faculty of Biology
Date
1990-1994
Degree obtained
Bachelor Degree

Institution
University of Sofia, Bulgaria, Faculty of Biology
Date
1994-1996
Degree obtained
Masters Degree (specialization Invertebrate Zoology)

Institution
Central laboratory of general ecology, Sofia, Bulgaria, Faculty of Biology
Date
1999-2013
Degree obtained
Doctor of Science Degree

From 1997 Mr. Ivailo Dedov has been involved in Central Laboratory of General Ecology (CLGE), Bulgarian Academy of Science as a biologist.
From 1999 to 2002 he was Ph.D. student at CLGE. (Ph. D. thesis - “Influence of the urbanization on the gastropod fauna and communities (Mollusca: Gastropoda) in the city of Sofia”).

8. Key qualification and projects:
1995 (November): Training Visit of the malacologists in Czech and Slovak Republic, introduction to Central European Fauna and resarch programmes;
1995 (June): Participation in the international project for protection of the biodiversaty, vill. Stoykite (Bulgaria);
1996 (June): Participation in the project for investigation of flora and fauna of Obedska bara Reserve (Serbia);
1997 (June): Participation in the international project for protection of the biodiversaty, vill. Gela (Bulgaria);
1995, 1996, 1997,1998 (July): Participation in the project for investigation of flora and fauna of Shar Mountains (Macedonia);
1998-2002: Monitoring of the lanscape changes in Sofia city, based on soil mesofauna; funded by NSF Bulgaria; leader Dr L. Penev; participants: Dr I. Dedov, I. Stoyanov;
1999 (April): Participation in the international GlobNet project;
2000-2004: Development and implementation of the network BULBIONET for biological diversity of the Republic of Bulgaria; funded by the National Trust EcoFund; leader Dr Y. Uzunov;
2001 Participation as expert in international project “Fauna Europaea”;
2003 (June, July): Participation in project for influence of plant diversity on soil fauna (The Netherlands institute of ecology, Heteren, The Netherlands.;
2004 (April-October) Participation in team for fast ecological estimation of the consequences after tornado and hight reproduction Ips tipographus.;
2004, 2005 (July) Participation in the project for investigation of flora and fauna of Kozhuf Mountains (Macedonia).;
2004, 2005 Participation as expert in project for Red book of Bulgaria. Invertebrates.;
2004-2006: Assessment of the effect of specific urban factors on the biodiversity of model groups of animals. funded by NSF (B-1305/03); leader Dr L. Penev; participants: Dr I. Dedov, Dr V. Antonova, I. Stoyanov.;
2006-2008: The role of high-mountain karst in Bulgaria as a reservoir for conservation-significant species; funded by NSF (B 1526/05); leader Dr Ivailo Dedov.
2006 (July) Participation in the project for investigation of flora and fauna of Yablanitsa Mountains (Macedonia).;
2004-2008 The valley of the rivers Vardar and Morava as a zoogeographyc borders on the Balkans. Project leader.;
2007-2009: Assessment of the influence of fragmentation on the bio-resources in urban areas; funded by NSF (TKB-1616/06); leader Dr L. Penev; participants: Dr V. Antonova, Dr I. Dedov, I. Stoyanov, A. Mladenov
2007-2008 (July) Participation in the project for investigation of flora and fauna of Osogovo Mountains (Macedonia).;
2006 (July) Participation in the project for investigation of flora and fauna of Galichitsa Mountains (Macedonia).;
2008 Participation in the project “The red book of Bulgaria”. Terrestrial gastriopods.
2008: Summer school on "Biomonitoring methods for air quality in natural and man-made environment" (Biometh-Air) (FP6-SEE-ERA-NET, Nr 06-1000031- 9898).
2009 (July) Participation in the project for investigation of flora and fauna of Pelister and Yakupitsa Mountains (Macedonia)
2011-2012: Monitoring of macrozoobenthos in lakes/reservoir as a part of the national monitoring program of surface water in Bulgaria for 2011. Funded by ExEA/ MEWB (No. 2072/01.08.2011). Team-leader: Dr Е. Varadinova. Expert Molusca
From 2003-2013 Dr. Dedov has been involved as consultant in scientific CITES comision

Research interests

Taxonomy, systematic, zoogeography, biology and ecology of the terrestrial snails; urban ecology and monitoring of landscape changes on base of terrestrial snails’ communities.

Publications

1. Dedov, I. and L. Penev (2000) Species composition and origins of the terrestrial gastropod fauna of Sofia City, Bulgaria. Ruthenica, 10 (2): 121–131.
2. Penev, L., Stoyanov, I., Dedov, I., Dimitrov, D., Grozeva, M., and Doichinova, V. (2004) The Sofia (Bulgaria) GLOBENET Sites: Description and Spatial Variation of the Landscape Mosaic. In: “Ecology of the City of Sofia. Species and Communities in an Urban Environment”, L. Penev, J. Niemelä, J. Kotze & N. Chipev (Eds.), pp. 3–24.
3. Dedov, I. and L. Penev (2004) Spatial variation in terrestrial gastropod communities (Gastropoda, Pulmonata) along urban-rural gradients in Sofia City, Bulgaria. In: “Ecology of the City of Sofia. Species and Communities in an Urban Environment”, L. Penev, J. Niemelä, J. Kotze & N. Chipev (Eds.), Pensoft Publishers, pp. 307–318.
4. Dedov, I. and P. Mitov (1998) Species composition of the terrestrial snails (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from conifereous and alpine areas of the Pirin Mountains. Historia Naturalis Bulgarica, 9: 52-57.
5. Dedov, I. (1998) Terrestrial gastropods. In: Michev,T.M., B.B. Georgiev, A.V. Petrova & M.P. Stoyneva (Ed.) Biodiversaty of the Sreburna Biosphere Reserve. Checklist and Bibliography. Sofia, Context & Pensoft, p. 64
6. Dedov, I. (1998) Annotated checklist of the Bulgarian terrestrial snails. Linzer Biologische Beiträge, 30 (2): 745-765.
7. Dedov, I. and E. Neubert (2002) Contribution to the knowledge of the Clausiliid snails of the Shar Mountains (Republic of Macedonia) with description of new taxa. Archiv für Molluskenkunde, 131 (1/2): 201-209.
8. Mitov, P., Dedov, I. and Stoyanov, I. (2003) Teratological data about Gastropoda (Mollusca) from Bulgaria. Linzer Biologische Beiträge, 35 (1): 263-272.
9. Dedov, I. and Petrov, B. (2003) Distribution of the rare Balkan endemic species Balcanodiscus frivaldsyanus (Rossmässler, 1842) (Gastropoda: Zonitidae) in Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 55 (3): 37-42.
10. Dedov, I. (2003) Contribution to the study of the gastropods (Mollusca, Gastropoda) on Shar Mountain, Republic of Macedonia. Bulletin of the Biology Students’ Research Society, 3: 39-43.
11. Irikov, A. and Dedov, I. (2004) Contribution to the knowledge of the terrestrial gastropod fauna (Mollusca, Gastropoda) of the Eastern Rhodopes (Bulgaria). In: “Biodiversity of Bulgaria. 2. Biodiversity of Eastern Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece)”, P.Beron & A. Popov (Eds), Pensoft & Nat. Mus. Natur. Hist., Sofia, pp. 787–790.
12. Dedov, I. and E. Neubert (2006) Description of a new species of Clausiliidae from the Eastern Rhodopes Mountains, Bulgaria. Archiv für Molluskenkunde, 135 (1): 1-7.
13. Dedov, I., Stoyanov, I.L., Penev, L., Harvey, J.A., Van der Putten, W. H. and T.M. Bezemer (2006) Long-term effects of sowing high or low diverse seed mixtures on plant and gastropod diversity. Acta Oecologica, 30 (2): 173-181. impact factor AOe 2006: 1.320
14. Dedov, I and P. Subai (2006) Description of a new species of Cattania Brusina 1904 from the Eastern Rhodopes, Bulgaria. (Gastropa: Pulmonata: Helicidae: Ariantinae). Archiv für Molluskenkunde, 135 (2): 225-230.
15. Dedov, I. (2007) On the status of the Bulgarian Pyramidula (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Pyramidulidae) Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 59 (2): 221-224.
16. Dedov, I. (2008) Terrestrial gastropods (Mollusca, Gastropoda) of the Bulgarian part of the Alibotush Mts. Malacologica Bohemoslovaca, 7: 17-20.
17. Penev, L., Stoyanov, I., Dedov, I., Antonova, V. (2008) Patterns of urbanization in the City of Sofia as shown by carabid beetles (Coleoptera, Carabidae), ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae), and terrestrial gastropods (Mollusca, Gastropoda Terrestria). In: “Back o the Roots and Back to the Future. Towards a New Synthesis amongst Taxonomic, Ecological and Biogeographical Approaches in Carabidology”. Proceedings of the XIII Eropean Carabidologists Meeting, Blagoevgrad, August 20-24, 2007, L. Penеv, T. Erwin & T. Assmann (Eds.), pp. 483-509.
18. Subai, P. and I. Dedov (2008) A review of the Bulgarian species of Aspasia Westerlund, 1889 (Gastropoda; Pulmonata; Spelaeodiscidae), with description of A. bulgarica spec.nov. Basteria, 72: 111-118.
19. Dedov, I. and E. Neubert (2009) Contribution to the knowledge of the clausiliid fauna from Republic of Macedonia with description of new taxa (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Clausiliidae) Archiv für Molluskenkunde, 138 (1): 89-101.
20. Dedov, I. (2009) Three new subspecies of Alinda H.&A. Adams 1855 (Gastropoda: Stylommatophora: Clausiliidae) from Bulgaria. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 61 (3): 229-234.
21. Dedov, I. (2010) Contribution to the knowledge of the clausiliid fauna of the Osogovo Mountain (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Clausiliidae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 62 (1): 53-60. impact factor AZB 2010: 0.269
22. Dedov, I. and S. Hristovski (2010) Contribution to the study of the gastriopods (Mollusca, Gastropoda) of Kozuf Mt., Republic of Macedonia. Bulletin of the Biology Students’ Research Society, 4: 35-40.
23. Dedov, I. and T. Mitev (2011) The Molluscs fauna (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Bivalvia) of the Mountain Osogovo. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 63 (1): 37-46. impact factor AZB: 2011: 0.247
24. Dedov, I. (2011) Zilch's Door Snail, In: Red Data Book of the Republic of Bulgaria, Volume 2 – Animals, Golemanski, V. (eds.) http://e-ecodb.bas.bg/rdb
25. Schneppat, U.E., Georgiev, D.G., Dedov, I.K., Wondrak, G. and F. Knechtle (2011) Tandonia totevi (Wiktor, 1975) (Pulmonata: Milacidae) in Bulgaria and Northeastern Greece. Redescription and case report. Folia Malacologica, 19 (4): 225-248.
26. Dedov, I. (2012) Two new and rare mountain door-snails (Gastropoda, Pulmonata, Clausiliidae) from high mountain areas in Macedonia. ZooKeys, 168: 45-53. impact factor ZK: 2012: 0.879
27. Dedov, I and P. Subai (2012) Five new records of terrestrial gastropods (Mollusca: Gastropoda) for Bulgarian fauna. Historia Naturalis Bulgarica, 20: 103-106.
28. Dedov, I. (2012) Description of new subspecies of the rare Bulgarian endemic Macedonica brabeneci Nordsieck (1977) (Gastropoda, Pulmonata: Clausiliidae). Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 64 (3): 325-326 impact factor AZB: 2012: 0.227
29. Dedov, I and P. Subai (2012) On Gyralina species from the Macedonian Republic and Greece, with description of new species (Gastropoda: Pulmonata: Pristilomatidae). Archiv für Molluskenkunde, 141 (2): 209-215 impact factor AM 2012: 0.3
30. Georgiev, D., Dedov, I. Cheshmedjiev, S. and E. Varadinova (2012) Gloeria bulgarica gen. et sp. nov (Gastropoda: Hydrobiidae), a new freshwater molluscs from Bulgaria. Spira 4 (3-4): 105 – 108.
31. Pavlova, M., Ihtimanska, M., Dedov, I., Uzunov, Y., Pehlivanov, L. and V. Biserkov (2013) The Lower Danube islands- new locality findings of Theodoxus transversalis (C. Pfeiffer, 1828) within European Natura 2000 Network. Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 65 (1): 121-123. impact factor 2010: 0.269
32. Dedov, I. (2013, in press) Molluscs from Neolithic period found during archaeological excavations at Yabalkovo, Haskovo district. In: „Maritsa Project 2. Yabalkovo“, vol. 1., Ed. by J. Roodenberg, K. Leshtakov, V. Petrova. Zero Publishers, Istanbul-Amsterdam.
33. Dedov, I. and L. Penev (1999) Species composition and origins of the terrestrial gastropod fauna of Sofia City. 2-nd GLOBENET meeting (22-26 IV 1999, Barziya, Bulgaria). Abstracts, 4.
34. Stoyanov, I., Penev, L. and I. Dedov (1999) The use of ground-beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) assembles for describing of urban-rural gradients in Sofia (Bulgaria). Simpozijum entomologa Srbije (Goc 21-23 X 1999). Zbornik Rezimea, 26.
35. Penev, L., Stoyanov, I., Dedov, I. and V. Antonova (2007) Patterns of urbanization in the city of Sofia as shown by carabid beetles, ants and molluscs. XIII European carabidologists meeting (20-24 VIII 2007, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria). Abstracts, 41-42.
36. Pavlova, M, Ihtimanska, M., Dedov, I., Kenderov, L. and Y. Uzunov (2011) Macrozoobenthos of river bank areas along the Bulgarian Danube stretch within seven sites of the Eropean network “Natura 2000”. International Conference Wetlands: Functioning, Management and Restoration 16-19 October 2011, Albena Resort, Bulgaria, Poster.
37. Hristova, P., Koleva, Z., Dedov, I., Chipeva, V. and P. Moncheva (2011) Lactid acid bacteriafrom the intestine of edible snail Cornu aspersum. International Conference „Prebiotics & Probiotics - Potential for Human Health“, Sofia 18. 04. 2011., Abstracts, 150.

Affiliation

Department
Animal Diversity and Resources
Division
Biodiversity and Ecology of Invertebrates
Research group
Fauna, Taxonomy and Ecology of Invertebrates

History

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