Münzbergová Zuzana
+420271015456 zuzana.munzbergova@ibot.cas.cz

I am a plant ecologist interested in mechanisms driving dynamics of natural populations. My specific interests range from mechanisms driving dynamics of populations of rare, invasive but also native common herbaceous species at local as well as regional scales, via mechanisms affecting the ability of these species to adapt to various local conditions, to how are these process affected by interactions of plants with other organisms. I am also fascinated by the process of polyploidization and attempt to understand how polyploidization affects all the above processes. I am eager to link my research to practical conservation of species. At the moment I am the head of the Department of Population Ecology.

Expertise

Plant population biology
Landscape dynamics of species
Conservation biology
Plant-animal interactions
Species adaptation to climate change
Analyses of diverse datasets

Education

2000-2004 PhD in Botany – Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague
1995-2000 Master degree in Biology, spec. in Botany – Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague

Employment

Since 2000 Researcher at Department of Population Ecology, Institute of Botany, CAS, Průhonice
Since XX Head of the Department of Population Ecology, Institute of Botany, CAS, Průhonice
Since 2002 Research at Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague
Since 2008 Associated Professor (Doc.) at Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague

Foreign experience

November 2005 (3 weeks): Department of Botany, University of Stockholm, Sweden, working with Johan Ehrlén
October 2005 (3 weeks): Department of Botany, University of Bergen, Norway. Course Modeling population dynamics using matrix models.
January 2005 (2 weeks): Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, USA
November 2004: three weeks at Department of Botany, University of Stockholm, Sweden, working with Johan Ehrlén
October 2003 – May 2004: six months at the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, USA, scholarship by the Fulbright Association, working with Deborah Goldberg
2001-2002: four months at Department of Botany, University of Stockholm, Sweden, scholarship by the Swedish institute, working with Johan Ehrlén and Ove Eriksson
2001: three months at Department of Ecology, University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands, scholarship from the Erasmus program
1999: three months at Ramon Science Center, Mitrani Department of Desert Ecology, Ben Gurion University, Israel, working with David Ward
1999: one months course “Conservation of Biodiversity in desert ecosystem”, Sede Boqer, Israel 

Publications

Research ID: F-6321-2013

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-4026-6220

Institutional database

Other activities

Since 2016 Editorial board Annals of Botany
2009-2010, 2012-2016 Ecology Board – Grant Agency of the Czech Republic
2008-2010 Editorial board Journal of Vegetation Science

Teaching

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