DSP study - theses for year 2017

Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Science Brno

open entrance examination for study in doctoral study programme (Ph.D.) Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology from 1st October 2017 in following study branches:


4302V018:Veterinary Biochemistry, Chemistry and Biophysics


  1. Change the color of selected foods after heat stress
  2. Effect of heat stress on the food color


 4302V019:Veterinary Ecology


  1. The study of bacteria resistant to antimicrobial agents by new generation sequencing technology
  2. Gram-negative bacteria resistant to antimicrobial agents in the environment
  3. Typing of bacteria resistant to antimicrobial agents in food-producing animals
  4. Global revision of the genus Myrsidea (Phthiraptera: Amblycera)
  5. Ecology of chewing lice of the genus Menacanthus
  6. Louse-host associations of chewing lice of wild birds in the Czech Republic
  7. Genealogy analysis of turtles’ coccidia employing microscopic and molecular genetic methods
  8. Diagnostic screening methods and their using for detection of potential pathogenic agents in ticks from the Czech Republic
  9. Capability of vertical and horizontal transmission in underrated pathogenic agents in frame of host-vector-pathogen system

4301V007:Diseases of Wild and ZOO Animals


  1. Monitoring of infectious diseases in zoo animals
  2. Monitoring of selected vector-born diseases in animals
  3. The success of birds released into the wild after their treatment in rescue stations
  4. Morphology and molecular genetic diversity of haemoprotozoa of reptiles
  5. Rodents as central point in natural focus of zoonotic diseases
  6. Physiology of chiropteran hibernation linked to effects of multiple stressors


4302V017: Food Hygiene and Processing technology


  1. Evaluation of selected biologically active substances in foods of plant origin
  2. Characteristics of the bacterial strains isolated from the environment of catering  facilities and ready-to-eat meals in the Czech Republic
  3. Effect of the cooking methods on the survival and characteristics of the food spoilage microbiota
  4. Iodine exposure sources for the population in the CR: Focus on food of animal origin
  5. Molecular epidemiology of listeriosis using the next generation sequencing approach
  6. DNA-seq a RT-PCR identification and quantification of Epsilonproteobacteria isolated from company animals
  7. Evaluation of various edible flowers in long lasting food products
    same as ready to eat meals


4301V024:Veterinary Public Health and Animal Welfare


  1. Welfare of shelter dogs and cats in a selected country
  2. Welfare of rabbits during transport and slaughter


4302V016:Veterinary Toxicology and Toxicology  of Foodstuff


  1. The study of combination effects of environmental pollutants on fish



  • Applicants may be graduates from FVHE VFU Brno, FVL VFU Brno or faculties of related fields.
  • The examination from broader basis of a chosen scientific field is a part of the entrance procedure.

Application form:

  • Application forms (available in the DSP Study Department of the Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology VFU Brno - Mrs Šírová)

  • with a photocopy of the diploma and a document testifying a graduation of master`s degree programme

  • Curriculum vitae, and possibly a list of publications are accepted

Term: till 30th June 2017 (the first term) / 31st August 2017 (the second term)

Study department DSP (doctoral study programme):

Mrs. Šírová
Department of Animal Nutrition, Animal Husbandry and Animal Hygiene, building 15
Faculty of Veterinary Hygiene and Ecology VFU Brno
tel: 541 562 671
e-mail: sirovah@vfu.cz

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