PhD student at Department of Biology and Ecology

Member of the Polyneoptera Research Group

Research interestsimages

  • Ecology and ethology of groundhoppers (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae)
  • Experimental design of ecolofgical studies

Education

  • 2013 – presence: PhD study in the study programme „Biology“, field „Biology“, Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, the University of Ostrava.
    Topic of dissertation thesis: Habitat preferences and factors affecting microhabitat choice of groundhoppers of genus Tetrix (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae) (supervisor: RNDr. Petr Kočárek, Ph.D.)
  • 2011 – 2013: Master’s Degree in field „Systematical biology and ecology“, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, the University of Ostrava
    Topic of master thesis: Microhabitat preferences of the groundhopper Tetrix tenuicornis (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae)
  • 2008 – 2011: Bachelor’s Degree in field „Applied ecology“, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, the University of Ostrava
    Topic of bachelor thesis: Diurnal activity of groundhoppers of genus Tetrix (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae)
  • 2004 – 2008: grammar school, Karviná (universal grammar school without any special orientation)

Other education

PROFFESIONAL EXPERIENCE AND ACTIVITIES

  • 30. 1. – 22. 2. 2013: excursion „Brunei 2013“ (Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre, Ulu Temburong NP, Brunei Darussalam)
  • IX. 2013, IX. 2014: active participation in „Night of scientists“ (public activity for popularization of science)
  • 5. – 7. 2. 2014: active participation in organization of scientific conference „Zoology days 2014“ (Ostrava, Czech Republic)
  • 4. – 15. 8. 2014: proffesional experience in Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic in Ostrava
    VIII., IX. 2014: active participation in project „Mapping of Orthoptera of Czech republic“ (provider: Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic)
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  • 22. 1. – 23. 2. 2015: research fellowship at Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre, Ulu Temburong NP, Brunei Darussalam

LANGUAGE AND TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • English – active, German – bases
  • work with computer: products of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), basic skills in statistical programme „R“; Driving licence for cars (since 2006) and motorcycle (since 2004)

Publications

2011

  • Kočárek, P., Holuša, J., Grucmanová, Š. & Musiolek, D. (2011): Biology of Tetrix bolivari (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae). Open Life Sciences, 6.531-544.
    [Bibtex]

CONFERENCES WITH ACTIVE PARTICIPATION 

  • Musiolek D. & Kočárek P. 2014: Microhabitat preferences of the groundhopper Tetrix tenuicornis (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae). p. 136. In: Bryja J., Drozd P. (Eds.): Zoology days Ostrava 2014. Collection of abstracts of Science Conference 9. – 10. February 2014. Department of Biology and Ecology, Faculty of Science, the University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic. 253 pp. ISBN 978-80-87189-16-0. [lecture, Czech language].
  • Musiolek D. & Kočárek P. 2012: Daily changes in dropping production in the groundhopper Tetrix
    ceperoi (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae). p. 74. In: Harabiš F. & Solský M. (Eds.): Kostelecké inspirování 2012. Collection of abstracts of 4th vol. Science Conference. 29. – 30. November 2012. Faculty of Environmental Science, Czech University of Life sciences Prague, Kostelec nad Černými lesy, Czech Republic. 88 pp. ISBN 978-80-213-2317-9. [poster, Czech language].
  • Musiolek D. 2012: Daily changes in defecation activity in the groundhopper Tetrix ceperoi (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae). In: Maršálek R. (Ed.): Student Science Conference. Interactive collection of abstracts, category „Science is fun“. 10. july 2012. Faculty of Science, the University of Ostrava, Ostrava, Czech Republic. [online]: http://konference.osu.cz/svk/sbornik2012/pages/zabava/biologiea-ekologie.html [lecture, Czech language].
  • Musiolek D. & Kočárek P. 2012: Daily changes in dropping production in the groundhopper Tetrix ceperoi (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae). p. 140. In: Bryja J., Albrechtová J. & Tkadlec E. (Eds.): Zoology days Olomouc 2012. Collection of abstracts of Science Conference. 9. – 10. February 2012. Institute of vertebrate biology Academy of Science of Czech Republic, Brno, Czech Republic . 242 pp. ISBN 978-80-87189-11-5. [poster, Czech language].

PROJECTS SOLVED IN THE PRESENT

  • Cooperation on the project SGS22/PřF/2015 „Selected aspects of ecology and phylogeny of polyneopterous insects (Orthoptera, Dermaptera)“

Hobbies

Terraristc – insects and reptiles; field trips and learning every arthropods; all kinds of “do-it-yourself”.

more info: http://prg.osu.cz/