Výzkumný institut ochrany genofondů

Research Topics

  • Collection of Giraffe Sperm (Giraffa camelopardalis), its Cryopreservation and Transport

  • Collection of Sperm of the Manelesss Zebra (Equus quagga borensis), its Cryopreservation and Transport

  • Construction of the Frozen Wildlife Cryocentre

  • Possibilities of Reintroduction of the Barbary Lion (Panthera leo leo) in the Atlas Mountains, Morocco

  • Possibilities of Reintroduction of the African Wild Dog (Lycaon pictus) in the Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve, Uganda

  • Monitoring and Management of the Griffon Vulture (Gyps fulvus) in the Atlas Mountains and the Highlands of Tunisia

  • Assessment of Lead Shot Detection in the Body of Live Waterbirds

  • Establishment of a Rescue Centre for the Wolf (Canis lupus) and the Support for the Management of Populations bred in Human Care

  • Telemetry of the Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) and the Assessment of the Effect of its Reintroduction in the Southern Bohemia

  • Genetic Analysis of the Grey Partridge’s Populations (Perdix perdix) in the Czech Republic in Relation to Implemented Reintroductions

  • Database and Analysis of the Research Activities within the UCSZOO

  • Bioacoustics in Breeding and Management of Animals in Zoos

  • Preparation of the Repatriation of European Pond Turtle (Emys orbicularis) in the Czech Republic

  • Classification of the European Population of the Common Spider Tortoise (Pyxis arachnoides) into subspecies and the selection of hybrids from breeding