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Biodiversity of helminth communities in small mammals and its application as a basis for biomonitoring. Project leader: V. Biserkov. Financial support: National Scientific Research Fund and BAS. 1999-2001.

Biodiversity of cestodes of the Superfamily Paruterinoidea. Project leader: T. Genov. Financial support: National Scientific Research Fund and BAS. 1999-2001.

Systematics and biodiversity of predatory and parasitic nematodes in oak forests. Project leader: V. Peneva. Financial support: National Scientific Research Fund and BAS. 1996-1999.

Helminth parasites of elasmobranch fishes off the Bulgarian Black Sea coast. Project leader: G. Dimitrov. Financial support: National Scientific Research Fund and BAS. 1996-1999.

Development of a management plan for the Srebarna Biosphere Reserve. Project leader: G. Hiebaum. Financial support: Bureau of the Ramsar Convention. 1998-2000.

Biodiversity of cyclophyllidean tapeworms. Project leader: T. Genov. Financial support: BAS, linked to a joint programme with the National Academy of Sciences of the Ukraine. 1997-1999.

Investigations on the biodiversity of parasitic worms in natural ecosystems and the factors determining it. Project leader: T. Genov. Financial support: BAS. 1997-1999.

Structure and organization of helminth communities in reptiles in the Palaearctic. Project leader: V. Biserkov. Financial support: BAS, linked to a joint programme with the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. 1997-1999.

Taxonomic revision of the digenean family Echinostomatidae. Project leader: A. Kostadinova. Financial support: BAS; Professor & Mrs E.E. Edwards Bequest, The University of Wales, Aberysthwyth, UK. 1999-2000.

Revised classification and phylogenetic hypothesis for the Echinostomatidae. Project leader: A. Kostadinova. Financial support: NATO/The Royal Society, London. 1998-1999.

A molecular approach in assessing species diversity in the trematode genus Echinostoma (Digenea: Echinostomatidae). Project leader: A. Kostadinova. Financial support: Systematics Association, London, Professor & Mrs E.E. Edwards Bequest, The University of Wales, Aberysthwyth, UK. 1999-2000.

Systematic and evolutionary biology of the species of the cestode genus Biuterina of the Old World. Joint research project with the Department of Zoology, The Natural History Museum, London. Project leaders: D.I. Gibson and B. Georgiev. Financial support: The Royal Society, London. 2000-2002.

Biodiversity of hymenolepidids of birds. Joint research project with the Institute of Zoology, Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Project leaders: V.V. Kornyushin and B. Georgiev. Financial support: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. 2000-2002.

Ecology, fauna and systematics of parasitic and soil worms in natural ecosystems. Project leader: T. Genov. Financial support: Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. 2000-2002.

 


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