HR Excellence in Science

RNDr. Alena Lӧvy, Ph.D.


Position Postdoc - Laboratory of Fish Protistology
Evolutionary Parasitology
Institute of Parasitology

Contact details +420 387775450



  • 2007: BSc. Biology. Faculty of Sciences, University of South Bohemia
  • 2009: MSc. Parasitology. Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Sciences, University of South Bohemia
  • 2009-now: Ph.D. study (Thesis: Taxonomy, biology and phylogeny of Myxozoa parasiting Amphibia). Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Sciences, University of South Bohemia, Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre, ASCR

Total found: 15 records
Liu Y., Lövy A., Gu Z., Fiala I. (2019) Phylogeny of Myxobolidae (Myxozoa) and the evolution of myxospore appendages in the Myxobolus clade International Journal for Parasitology 49: 523–530.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2019.02.009
Bartošová-Sojková P., Lövy A., Reed C., Lisnerová M., Tomková T., Holzer A., Fiala I. (2018) Life in a rock pool: Radiation and population genetics of myxozoan parasites in hosts inhabiting restricted spaces PLOS ONE 13: e0194042.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0194042
Holzer A., Bartošová-Sojková P., Born-Torrijos A., Lövy A., Hartigan A., Fiala I. (2018) The joint evolution of the Myxozoa and their alternate hosts: A cnidarian recipe for success and vast biodiversity. Molecular Ecology 27: 1651–1666.
DOI: 10.1111/mec.14558
Lövy A., Smirnov M., Brekhman V., Ofek T. , Lotan T. (2018) Morphological and molecular characterization of a novel myxosporean parasite Myxobolus bejeranoi n. sp. (Cnidaria: Myxosporea) from hybrid tilapia in Israel Parasitology Research 117: 491–499.
DOI: 10.1007/s00436-017-5725-2
Patra S., Hartigan A., Morris D., Kodádková A., Holzer A. (2017) Description and experimental transmission of Tetracapsuloides vermiformis n. sp. (Cnidaria: Myxozoa) and guidelines for describing malacosporean species including reinstatement of Buddenbrockia bryozoides n. comb. (syn. Tetracapsula bryozoides). Parasitology 144: 497-511.
DOI: 10.1017/S0031182016001931
Alama Bermejo G., Jirků M., Kodádková A., Pecková H., Fiala I., Holzer A. (2016) Species complexes and phylogenetic lineages of Hoferellus (Myxozoa, Cnidaria) including revision of the genus: A problematic case for taxonomy Parasites & Vectors 9: 13.
DOI: 10.1186/s13071-015-1265-8
Bartošová-Sojková P., Kodádková A., Pecková H., Kuchta R., Reed C. (2015) Morphology and phylogeny of two new species of Sphaeromyxa Thélohan, 1892 (Cnidaria: Myxozoa) from marine fish (Clinidae and Trachichthyidae) Parasitology 142: 660-674.
DOI: 10.1017/S0031182014001723
Fiala I., Hlavničková M., Kodádková A., Freeman M., Bartošová-Sojková P., Atkinson S. (2015) Evolutionary origin of Ceratonova shasta and phylogeny of the marine myxosporean lineage Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 86: 75-89.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2015.03.004
Kodádková A., Bartošová-Sojková P., Holzer A., Fiala I. (2015) Bipteria vetusta n. sp. – an old parasite in an old host: tracing the origin of myxosporean parasitism in vertebrates International Journal for Parasitology 45: 269-276.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2014.12.004
Bartošová-Sojková P., Hrabcová M., Pecková H., Patra S., Kodádková A., Jurajda P., Tyml T., Holzer A. (2014) Hidden diversity and evolutionary trends in malacosporean parasites (Cnidaria: Myxozoa) identified using molecular phylogenetics International journal for parasitology 44: 565-577.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpara.2014.04.005
Kodádková A., Dyková I., Tyml T., Ditrich O., Fiala I. (2014) Myxozoa in high Arctic: Survey on the central part of Svalbard archipelago International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 3: 41-56.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2014.02.001
Dyková I., Kodádková A., De Buron I., Fiala I., Roumillat W. (2013) Sinuolinea infections in the urinary system of Cynoscion species (Sciaenidae) and the search for the phylogenetic position of the type species of Sinuolinea Davis, 1917 (Myxozoa: Myxosporea) International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife 2: 10-17.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2012.11.004
Jirků M., Bartošová P., Kodádková A., Mutschmann F. (2011) Another Chloromyxid Lineage: Molecular Phylogeny and Redescription of Chloromyxum careni from the Asian Horned frog Megophrys nasuta. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 58: 50–59.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2010.00521.x
Kváč M., Kodádková A., Sak B., Květoňová D., Jalovecká M., Rost M., Salát J. (2011) Activated CD8+ T cells contribute to clearance of gastric Cryptosporidium muris infections. Parasite Immunology 33: 210–216.
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3024.2010.01271.x
Kodádková A., Kváč M., Ditrich O., Sak B., Xiao L. (2010) Cryptosporidium muris in a reticulated giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata). Journal of Parasitology 96: 211–212.
DOI: 10.1645/GE-2212.1


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