• <em>Klebsormidium flaccidum</em>   
  • <em>Chrysodidymus synuroideus</em>   
  • <em>Mallomonas caudata</em>   
  • <em>Scotinosphaera gibberosa</em>   

Pavel Škaloud

  • born 8th July 1980, Turnov, Czech Republic
  • state: married (Magda Škaloudová), 3 children (Jakub, Jáchym, Anna)
  • e-mail: skaloud@natur.cuni.cz
  • tel.: +420-221-951-648
  • Skype: pavel.skaloud
  • Curriculum vitae


Scientific and academic degrees

Ass. Prof. - Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science (2014)
                     Thesis: Evolving out of the water: Uncovering the hidden diversity in subaerial green algae.
Ph.D. - Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Department of Botany (2008)
                     Thesis: Polyphasic approaches in the taxonomy of green aerophytic alga
MSc. - Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science, Department of Botany (2004)
                     Thesis: Aero-terrestrial algae of the Boreč hill.


Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague

since 2014: Associate professor
since 2013: Head of the Phycology Research Group
since 2005: Curator of the Culture Collection of Algae of Charles University of Prague (CAUP)
since 2005: Assistant professor

Research stays abroad

June 2013 (1 week) - Abisko Scientific Research Station, Sweden
April 2012 (1 week) - Institute of Botany, University of Innsbruck, Austria
July 2011 (2 weeks) - Arctic Station, Disko Island, Greenland
October 2010 (3 weeks) - Phycology Research Group, Universiteit Gent, Ghent, Belgium
September 2008 (1 week) - Martin Ryan Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland
June 2008 (1 week) - CCAP Culture Collection, Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, Oban, UK
May 2006 (3 weeks) - Experimental Phycology, University of Göttingen, Germany
January-June 2004 (6 months) - Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Membership in scientific organisations

International Phycological Society
International Society of Protistologists
Phycological Society of America
British Phycological Society
Czech Phycological Society

Editorial and review activities

Associate Editor of the European Journal of Phycology (since 2012)
Review Editor of the Frontiers in Plant Science (since 2018)

Peer-reviewer for manuscripts submitted to the following journals:

  • American Journal of Botany
  • Annals of Botany
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • European Journal of Phycology
  • European Journal of Protistology
  • FEMS Microbiology Ecology
  • Fottea
  • Frontiers in Bioscience
  • Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology
  • Journal of Phycology
  • Molecular Ecology
  • Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
  • Perspectives in Phycology
  • Phycologia
  • Phycological Research
  • Phytotaxa
  • Symbiosis
  • The ISME Journal
  • The Lichenologist
  • Trends in Plant Science
  • ... and 15 other journals

Expert panel review activities:

  • Member of the evaluation panel for botany and zoology, Czech Science Foundation (since 2016)
  • Member of the evaluation panel for biology, The Charles University Grant Agency (2015 - 2018)