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Vladimír Hampl        

Department of Parasitology, Charles University in Prague, Vinicna 7, Prague 2, 128 44 

Contact: vlada(at)natur.cuni.cz

Phone: +420 2 2194 1932

Interests: Eukaryotic phylogeny, evolution of anaerobes, evolution of euglenid secondary plastid, lateral gene transfer, taxonomy and phylogeny of parabasalids, oxymonads and fornicates

 

Teaching

Molecular taxonomy

Microscopical techniques – practical course

Protistology – lecture and practical course

General protistology - lecture

Protozoology – practical course

Lab members

Zuzana Zubáčová (Postdoc)

Zuzi started her Postdoc in 2012, she focuses on genomes and mitochondrial organelles of preaxostyla.

contact: zubacova(at)yahoo.com

Anna Karnkowska (Postdoc)

Ania started her Postdoc in 2013, she focuses on genomic of oxymonads and trimastix..

contact: anna.karnkowska(at)gmail.com

Jana Szabová (PhD student)

Jana started her PhD in 2008, she focuses on the evolution of derived form of methionin adenosyltransferase (MATX) in euglenids.

contact: janca.sz(at)centrum.cz

Štěpánka Hrdá (PhD student)

Štěpánka started her PhD in 2011, she focuses on the evolution of euglenid plastid genomes.

contact: hrdastepa(at)seznam.cz

Vojtěch Vacek (PhD student)

Vojta started his PhD studies in 2011 and he focuses on the mitochondrial homologue and the synthesis of iron sulphur clusters in oxymonads.

contact: messr(at)centrum.cz 

Lukáš Novák (PhD student)

Lukáš joined the team in 2009 and he focuses on genomics and the function of mitochondrial organelle in Trimastix pyriformis.

contact: lunop(at)seznam.cz

Petr Soukal (PhD student)

Petr joined the team in 2009 and he focuses on the gene transfers into the nuclear genomes of euglenids.

contact: petr.souka(at)natur.cuni.cz

Sebastian Cristian Treitli (PhD student)

Sebastian joined the team in 2013 and he focuses on the genomics and cell biology of oxymonads..

contact: sebastian.treitli(at)yahoo.com

Anna Vanclová (MSc student)

Anička joined the team in 2010. Her primary interest is the proteomics of euglenid plastids.

contact: vanclova(at)gmail.com

Jitka Vlasáková (MSc student)

Jitka joined the team in 2012. Her primary interest is the diversity of the genus Monocercomonoides.

contact: vlasakova25(at)seznam.cz

Soňa Lukešová (Bc student)

Soňa joined the team in 2013 and she focuses on diversity of pyramimonadales algae and evolution of euglenid plastid.

contact: lukesova.sona(at)seznam.cz

Ondřej Brzoň (Bc student)

Ondřej joined the team in 2013 and he focuses on the genomics and cell biology of Trimastix pyriformis.

contact: Ondrej.Brzon(at)email.cz

Publications

  • Hampl V, Pavlíček A, Flegr J: Construction and bootstrap analysis of DNA fingerprinting-based phylogenetic trees with a freeware program FreeTree: Application to trichomonad parasites. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2001 51: 731-735. [full text]
  • Hampl V, Vaňáčová Š, Kulda J, Flegr J: Concordance between genetic and phenotypic similarities of Trichomonas vaginalis strains. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2001 1:11. [full text]
  • Dvořák J, Vaňáčová Š, Hampl V, Flegr J, Horák P: Comparison of European Trichobilharzia species based on ITS1 and ITS2 sequences. Parasitology 2002 124: 307-313. [full text]
  • Silberman JD, Simpson AGB, Kulda J, Cepicka I, Hampl V, Johnson PJ, Roger AJ: Retortamonad flagellates are closely related to diplomonads – implications for the history of mitochondrial function in eukaryote evolution. Mol Biol Evol 2002 19(5):777-786. [full text]
  • Tachezy J, Tachezy R, Hampl V, Šedinová M, Vaňáčová Š, Vrlík M,  vanRanst M, Flegr J, Kulda J: Cattle Pathogen Tritrichomonas foetus (Riedmüller, 1928) and Pig Comensal Tritrichomonas suis (Gruby & Delafond, 1843) Belong to the Same Species. J Euk Microbiol  2002 49:(2)154-163.
  • Hampl V, Cepicka I, Flegr J, Tachezy J, Kulda J: Critical analysis of the topology and rooting of the parabasalian 16S rRNA tree. Mol Phylogenet Evol 2004 32:711-723. [full text]
  • Kostka M, Hampl V, Cepicka I, Flegr J: The phylogenetic position of Protoopalina intestinalis based on 18S rRNA gene. Mol Phylogenet Evol 2004 33: 220-224. [full text]
  • Rudolfová J, Hampl V, Bayssade-Dufour C, Lockyer AE, Littlewood DTJ, Horák P: Validity reassessment of Trichobilharzia spp. developing in Lymnaea stagnalis. Parasitol res 2005 95(2):79-89. [full text] 
  • Kolísko M, Cepicka I, Hampl V, Kulda J, Flegr J: Molecular phylogeny of enteromonads based on SSU rDNA of Trimitus sp.: the challenge for the present models of diplomonad evolution. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 2005 55:1729-1733. [full text]
  • Hampl V, Horner DS, Dyal P, Kulda J, Flegr J, Foster PG, Embley TM: Inference of phylogenetic position of oxymonads based on 9 genes: Support for monophyly of Metamonada and Excavata. Mol Biol Evol, 2005 22:2508-18. [full text]
  • Hampl V, Vrlík M, Pecka Z, Kulda J, Tachezy J: Affiliation of Cochlosoma to trichomonads confirmed by phylogenetic analysis of small subunit rRNA gene. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol, 2006 56:305-12. [full text]
  • Cepicka I, Hampl V, Kulda J, Flegr J: New evolutionary lineages, unexpected diversity, and host specificity in the parabasalid genus Tetratrichomonas. Mol Phylogenet Evol, 2006 May;39(2):542-51. [full text]
  • Kolarova L, Rudolfova J, Hampl V, Skirnisson K: Allobilharzia visceralis gen. nov., sp. nov. (Schistosomatidae-Trematoda) from Cygnus cygnus (L.) (Anatidae). Parasitol Int, 2006 55:179-86. [full text]
  • Liapounova NA, Hampl V, Gordon PM, Sensen CW, Gedamu L, Dacks JB: Reconstructing the mosaic glycolytic pathway of the anaerobic eukaryote Monocercomonoides. Eukaryot Cell. 2006  5:2138-46. [full text]
  • Kostka M, Cepicka I, Hampl V, Flegr J: Phylogenetic position of Karotomorpha and paraphyly of Proteromonadidae. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 2007 43(3):1167-70. [full text]
  • Hampl V, Cepicka I, Flegr J, Tachezy J, Kulda J: Morphological and molecular diversity of monocercomonadid genera Monocercomonas, Hexamastix and Honigbergiella gen. nov. Protist 2007 158(3):365-83. [full text]
  • Hampl V, Silberman JD, Stechmann A, Diaz-Triviño S, Johnson PJ, Roger AJ: Genetic Evidence for a Mitochondriate Ancestry in the 'Amitochondriate' Flagellate Trimastix pyriformis. PLoS ONE 2008 3(1):e1383. [full text]
  • Hampl V, Simpson AGB: Possible mitochondria-related organelles in poorly-studied 'amitochondriate' eukaryotes. In Hydrogenosomes and Mitosomes of the Amitochondrial Protists (Tachezy J, Ed.), Series: Microbiology Monographs, Springer, Heidelberg, 2008
  • Sanchez-Perez G, Hampl V, Simpson AGB, Roger AJ: A new divergent type of eukaryotic methionine adenosyltransferase that has spread by gene transfer between secondary algae. J Euk Microbiol 2008 55(5):374-81.[full text]
  • Kolisko M, Cepicka I, Hampl V, Leigh J, Roger AJ, Kulda J, Simpson AG, Flegr J: Molecular phylogeny of diplomonads and enteromonads based on SSU rRNA, alpha-tubulin and HSP90 genes: implications for the evolutionary history of the double karyomastigont of diplomonads. BMC Evol Biol. 2008 Jul 15;8:205. [full text]
  • Hampl V, Hug L, Leigh JW, Dacks JB, Lang BF, Simpson AGB and Roger AJ: Phylogenomic Analyses Support the Monophyly of Excavata and Resolve Relationships among Eukaryotic “Supergroups”. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2009 Mar 10;106(10):3859-64. [full text]
  • Kasný M, Mikes L, Hampl V, Dvorák J, Caffrey CR, Dalton JP, Horák P. Chapter 4. Peptidases of trematodes. Adv Parasitol. 2009;69:205-97. Review. [full text]
  • Cepicka I, Hampl V, Kulda J. Critical Taxonomic Revision of Parabasalids with Description of one new Genus and three new Species. Protist. 2010 Jan 19. [full text]
  • Cepicka I, Elias M, Hampl V. Řád z Chaosu. Vesmír 89, 464, 2010/7. [full text]
  • Hampl V. Diverzita parazitů. Živa 5/2010. [abstract]
  • Kašný M, Mikeš L, Dolečková K, Hampl V, Dvořák J, Novotný M, Horák P. Chapter. Cathepsins B1 and B2 of Trichobilharzia spp., bird schistosomes causing cercarial dermatitis. In Cysteine Proteases of Pathogenic Organisms (Robinson MW, Dalton JP, Eds), Landes Bioscience and Springer Science+Business Media, 2010. [full text]
  • Morada M, Šmíd O, Hampl V, Šuťák R, Lam B, Rappelli P, Dessi D, Fiori PL, Tachezy J, Yarlett N. Hydrogenosome-localization of arginine deiminase in Trichomonas vaginalis. Mol Biochem Parasitol. 2011; 176(1): 51-54. [full text]
  • Stairs CW, Roger AJ, Hampl V. Eukaryotic pyruvate formate lyase and its activating enzyme were acquired laterally from a firmicute. Mol Biol Evol. 2011 28(7):2087–2099. [full text]
  • Szabová J, Ruzicka P, Verner Z, Hampl V, Lukes J. Experimental examination of EFL and MATX eukaryotic horizontal gene transfers: co-existence of mutually exclusive transcripts predates functional rescue. Mol Biol Evol. 2011 Mar 8. [full text]
  • Hampl V, Stairs CW, Roger AJ. The Tangled Past Of Eukaryotic Enzymes Involved In Anaerobic Metabolism. Mobile Genetic Elements Volume 1 Issue 1. [full text]
  • Hrdá Š, Fousek J, Szabová J, Hampl V, Vlček Č. The plastid genome of Eutreptiella provides a window into the process of secondary endosymbiosis of plastid in euglenids. PLoS One. 2012;7(3):e33746. [full text] Please note that there is a mistake in Figure 3, the correct figure can be downloaded here
  • Hampl V. Kontroverzní a nebojácná dáma. Vesmír 91, 103, 2012/2.
  • Huňová K, Kašný M, Hampl V, Leontovyč R, Kuběna A, Mikeš L, Horák P. Radix spp.: Identification of trematode intermediate hosts in the Czech Republic. Acta Parasitol. 2012 Sep;57(3):273-84. Epub 2012 Aug 9. [full text]
  • Adl SM, Simpson AG, Lane CE, Lukeš J, Bass D, Bowser SS, Brown MW, Burki F, Dunthorn M, Hampl V, Heiss A, Hoppenrath M, Lara E, Le Gall L, Lynn DH, McManus H, Mitchell EA, Mozley-Stanridge SE, Parfrey LW, Pawlowski J, Rueckert S, Shadwick L, Schoch CL, Smirnov A, Spiegel FW. The revised classification of eukaryotes. J Eukaryot Microbiol. 2012 Sep;59(5):429-93. doi: 10.1111/j.1550-7408.2012.00644.x. [full text]
  • Krnáčová K, Vesteg M, Hampl V, Vlček C, Horváth A. Euglena gracilis and Trypanosomatids Possess Common Patterns in Predicted Mitochondrial Targeting Presequences. J Mol Evol. 2012 Oct;75(3-4):119-29. doi: 10.1007/s00239-012-9523-2. Epub 2012 Oct 12. [full text]
  • Zubáčová Z, Novák L, Bublíková J, Vacek V, Fousek J, Rídl J, Tachezy J, Doležal P, Vlček C, Hampl V. The mitochondrion-like organelle of Trimastix pyriformis contains the complete glycine cleavage system. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e55417. [full text]
  • Szabová J1, Yubuki N, Leander BS, Triemer RE, Hampl V.The evolution of paralogous enzymes MAT and MATX within the Euglenida and beyond. BMC Evol Biol. 2014 Feb 11;14:25 [full text]

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