Petr Volf

Research interests: Biology of bloodsucking insects, parasite-vector-host relationships and their molecular, biochemical and immunological aspects. Sand fly-Leishmania interaction, vector competence, Leishmania transmission, sand fly salivary proteins, leishmania epidemiology.

Supervisor of PhD and MSc students: 14 PhD and 19 MSc students graduated, at present supervisor of 1 MSc and 4 PhD students.

Publication activity: one Czech book and 122 scientific publications in international journals, books and proceedings, 116 of them in journals with IF (111 original articles and 5 reviews).

Citations on WoS: more than 2000. SCI H-index = 26.

Publication activity during last 5 years (2009-2014): 47 publications in journals with IF. 


Projects

2.6 Development of new sand fly exposure markers to evaluate vector control tools

Charles University in Prague (CUNI), - Coris BioConcept (CORIS), Gembloux, Belgium - Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Barcelona, Spain