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Georgi Atanassov

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Georgi Atanasov, PhD
Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Sofia, "Akad. G. Bonchev" str., bl 25
e-mail: gatanassov@gmail.com
tel (+359) 2 9792371
mob. tel. 0886144429

Curriculum vitae

EDUCATION

Bulgarian Academy of Science, PhD Defence 2012
PhD Thesis: "Fauna, morphology and biology of endohelminths in fish from the Bulgarian part of Danube River"

1998 - University of Forestry
10, Kliment Ohridsky Blvd., 1756 Sofia, Bulgaria, Forestry engineer

WORK EXPERIENCE

2010 - Now
Occupation or position held Research Assistant
Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research-Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)

2003 - 2010
Occupation or position held Research Assistant
Institute of Experimental Parasitology and Pathology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)

1998 - 2003
Private business

MEMBERSHIPS IN ASSOCIATIONS

 Member Of Fos Technical Committee
 European Aquaculture Society
 BgFish
 Nafisha-bg
 Bulgarian Society for the preservation of biodiversity
 Bulgarian Society for Parasitology
 Bulgarian Society for the Aquaristic

Research interests

- fauna, morphology and biology of endohelminths in fishes;
- in vitro modeling of of the life cycle of endohelminths;
- heavy metals in the system helminth-host as bioindicator for valuation of contamination from the anthropogenic factor in water ecosystems

Publications

Atanassov, G., Karaivanova, E., Cakic, P., Nedeva, I. (2007). "First record of metacercariae of Diplostomum pseudospathaceum (Niewiadomska, 1984) in freshwater fishes in Bulgaria." Experimental Pathology and Parasitology 9 (3).
Atanassov G., K. E., Cakic P., Djikanovic V., Radev V., Hrusanov D., Nedeva I., Stojanovski S., Hristovski N. (2009). New fish host of Metagonimus Yokogawai Katsurada, 1912 from Serbian and Bulgarian part of the Danube river. Eighth National Conference of Parasitology. Sofia, Bulgaria.
Cakic, P., Lenhardt, M., Kolarevic, J., Nedeva, I., Radev, V., Karaivanova, E. & Atanasov, G. (2004). The first data on chub (Leuciscus cephalus L.) parasites in the Serbian part of Danube River. 35 Conference of IAD. Novi Sad, Serbia and Montenegro. 35: 549 - 553.
Gabrashanska, M., Nedeva, I., Galves-Morros, M., M., Atanassov, G. (2003). Fish parasite like bioindicators of heavy metals in the aquatic system in Bulgaria. 4th International Symposium: “Trace Elements in Human: New Perspectives”. Athens, Greece.
Gabrashanska, M., Nedeva, I., Cakic, P., Galvez-Morros, M., Karaivanova, E., Atanassov, G., Lenhardt, M. (2004). Heavy metals in fish-parasite system from Danube river (Bulgarian and Serbian part). Macro and trace Elem. Jena, Germany: 613-624.
Galvez-Morros M., G., M., Nedeva, I., Atanassov, G., Galvez, J. L., Anisimova, M. (2006). The analysis of heavy metals in fish parasites utilized as a method for evaluation and prevention of polluted aquatic system. 6th ANQUE International Congress of Chemistry “Chemistry and Sustainable Development”. Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain. 2: T7-19-22.
Karaivanova, E., Nedeva, I., Atanassov, G. (2006). "Analyses of the influence of the host body size on the morphometrical characters of Ancyrocephalus paradoxus Creplin, 1839." Experimental Pathology and Parasitology 9 (2).
Karaivanova E., N., I., Atanassov, G. (2003). Analyses of influence of the host body size on the morphometrical characters of Dactylogyrus extensus. 2nd Congress of Ecologists of the Republic of Macedonia. Ohrid, Macedonia.
Mancheva, K., Karaivanova, E., Atanasov, G., Stojanovski, S., Nedeva, I. (2009). "Analysis of the influence of the host body size on morphometrical characteristics of ancylodiscoides siluri and ancylodiscoides vistulensis." Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment 23(2).
Nedeva, I., Karaivanova, E., Atanassov, G. (2003). Dactylogyrus vastator in aquarium fishes. Second International Conference: “ Bacterial, Viral and Parasitic Infections in Human and Veterinary Medicine”. Sofia, Bulgaria.
Nedeva, I., Atanassov, G., Karaivanova, E., Cakic, P., Lenhardt, M. (2003). "Pomphorhynchus laevis (Műller, 1776) from the river Danube." Experimental Pathology and Parasitology 6 (13): 14 - 17.
Nedeva, I., Atanassov, G., Karaivanova, E. (2005). "Size Differences Among Macrogyrodactylus polypteri (Malmberg, 1956)." Experimental Pathology and Parasitology 8 (1): 3 - 8.
Pehlivanov, Z., L., Atanassov, G. (2007). "Silurus aristotelis (Pisces: Siluridae) a New Species in the Bulgarian Ichthyofauna." Acta Zoologica Bulgarica 59 (20): 211 - 213.
Radev, V., Nedeva, I., Karaivanova, E., Atanassov, G., Cacic, P., Gabrashanska, M. (2003). Fish-helminth systems as bioindicator for anthropogenic poliution of aquatic ecosystems in the River Danube. 80 Years Faculthy of Veterinary Medicine and Higher Veterinary Medical Education. Stara Zagora, Bulgaria.: 34.
Radev, V., Nedeva, I., Hrusanov, D., Atanassov, G., Karaivanova, E., Lenhardt, M., Cakic, P. (2004). "Larval stages of trematodes with health and economic importance in freshwater snails from Bulgaria." Experimental Pathology and Parasitology 7(1): 51 - 55.
Stojmir Stojanovski, Nikola Hristovski, Lidija Velkova-Jordanoska, Dijana Blazekovic-Dimovska, Georgi Atanasov. (2012). Parasite Fauna of Chub (Squalius squalus Bonaparte, 1837) from Lake ohrid (Fyrmacedonia). Acta zool. bulg., Suppl. 4, 2012: 119-122
Stojanovski, S., Hristovski, N., Cakic, P., Cvetkovic, A., Atanassov, G., Smiljkov, S. (2008). Fauna of monogenean trematodes - parasites of cyprinid fish from Lake Dojran (Macedonia). III International Symposium of Ecologists of Montenegro. Herceg Novi: 85 - 86.
Stojanovski, S., Hristovski, N., Cakic, P., Cvetkovic, A., Atanassov, G., Smiljkov, S. (2008). "Fauna of monogenean trematodes - parasites of cyprinid fish from Lake Dojran (Macedonia)." Natura Montenegrina 7(3): 389 - 398.
Stojanovski, S., Hristovski, N., Atanasov, G., Baker, R., A. (2008). Parasite fauna of Gudgeon (Gobio gobio ohridanus Karaman, 1924) from the Lake Ohrid. BALWOIS. Ohrid, Macedonia.: 205.
Stojanovski, S., Hristovski, N., Cakic, P., Atanassov, G., Cvetkovic, A. (2009). Dactylogyrid Monogenea in the fishes from the Lake Dojran, Macedonia. COMBAFF - 1st Conference on Conservation & Management of Balkan Freshwater Fishes. Ohrid, Macedonia: 42.
Stojanovski, S., Hristovsk, N., Cakic, P., Nedeva, I., Karaivanova E., Atanasov G. (2009). "MONOGENEAN TREMATODS - PARASITES OF SOME CYPRINID FISHES FROM LAKES OHRID AND PRESPA (MACEDONIA)." Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment 23(2): 360 - 364.
Velkova-Jordanoska, L., Ivanova, P., Dobrovolov, I., Stojanovski, S., Kostoski, G., Atanasov, G. (2009). "Population-Genetic Structure Of Barbus Cyclolepis (Pisces,Cyprinidae)." Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment 23(2): 282 - 284.
Atanassov G., K. E., Nedeva, I., (2005). Endohelminth Fauna of barbel Barbus barbus (Linnaeus, 1758) from tree localities in Bulgarian and Serbian part of Danube river. Seventh National Conference of Parasitology, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Affiliation

Department
Animal Diversity and Resources
Division
Biodiversity and Ecology of Parasites
Research group
Taxonomy, Evolution and Ecology of Helminths

History

Member for
8 years 16 weeks