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Educational history

1999 – 2004 Mgr. (=MSc.) degree (Catholic Theology) Komenský University, Institute of Theology, Košice (1999 –2003); Catholic University, Faculty of Theology, Košice, Slovakia (2003 – 2004) Thesis: Theophanic character of nature. New actuality of the dogma of the I. concil of Vatican about the possibility of cognition of God from created things.
1999 – 2000 RNDr. degree (Biology) Komenský University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia Thesis: Contemporary stage of the phytogenetic resources in the city of Bratislava demonstrated by the example of selected localities and taxa of higher plants.
1998 – 1999 noviciate Order of Preachers (Dominicans) – Slovak Province, Dunajská Lužná, Zvolen simple order vows: 21.08.1999; perpetual order vows: 29.06.2002
1992 – 1998 Ph.D. Studies (Botany) Komenský University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia Thesis: Selected problems of taxonomic differentiation of the genera Sempervivum and Jovibarba in Europe.
1987 – 1992 Mgr. (=MSc.) degree (Biology) Komenský University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia Thesis (Animal physiology): Influence of testosterone and triiodthyronine on embryonal myoblasts of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) in vitro.


1996 Fellowship of the Ministry for Science and Research, Vienna, Austria; Programme Austria-Slovakia Institute of Botany, University of Vienna, Austria

Teaching experience

Department of Botany, Komenský University, Bratislava, Slovakia 1993 - 1998 Practical in Higher plant systematics
Department of Botany, P. J. Šafárik University, Košice, Slovakia 2001 - 2003
2001 - 2002
Lower plant systematics
Department of Biology, Faculty of Education, Catholic University, Ružomberok, Slovakia 2002 - 2003 Plant phylogeny and taxonomy

Membership in societies

Member of the Slovak Botanical Society

Personal details

Order name: brother Dominik

Date of the perpetual vows in the Order of Preachers (Dominicans): 29. 06. 2002

Date of catholic priest ordination: 13. 06. 2004

Languages: native - Slovak, other - English, German, French, Russia


Master of the novices of the Slovak province of Dominican order

Priest ministry in the Roman-catholic Parish Zvolen – Západ

Member of the Environmental subcommittee of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Slovakia

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