About

Research interests: ecology, taxonomy, faunistics and zoogeography of Amphibia and Reptilia; urban ecology; population ecology; herpetology; feeding ecology; ecotoxicology.

Editorial work:

- 2009 - present day - Co-founder and Co-Editor-In-Chief of "Ecologia Balkanica"

- 2009 - present day - Co-founder and Associate Editor of "ZooNotes"

- 2012 - present day - Editorial Council Member of "Education and Science without Borders"

- 2016 - present day - Co-founder and Technical Editor of "Bulletin of the Natural History Museum in Plovdiv".

Reviewer: Herpetological Journal, Journal of Herpetology, Biharean Biologist, Ecologia Balkanica, ZooNotes, African Journal of Agricultural Science, BioDiscovery, Biological Journal of the Linnean Society.

Organizational work: 2005 - First Balkan Conference in Biology, Plovdiv; 2008 - Anniversary Scientific Conference of Ecology, Plovdiv; 2009-2013 - Student Scientific Conference "The Ecology - A way of thinking" 2-5, Plovdiv; 2013 - Second Scientific Conference on Ecology, Plovdiv; 2013 - Third Balkan Conference on Biology, Plovdiv. 2015 - Second scientific conference for young scientists "Biological sciences for better future", Plovdiv.

Languages: Bulgarian (mother language); English - excellent; Russian - average.

    Memberships
  • Union of Scientists in Bulgaria - Plovdiv
  • International Association for Danube Research
  • Bulgarian Herpetological Society

Work Experience

2013 - present day

University of Plovdiv, Department of Ecology & EC

Chief Assistant Professor (Department of Ecology and Environmental Conservation, Faculty of Biology, University of Plovdiv "Paisii Hilendarski").

2011 - 2013

University of Plovdiv, Department of Ecology & EC

Assistant Professor (Department of Ecology and Environmental Conservation, Faculty of Biology, University of Plovdiv "Paisii Hilendarski").

2007 - 2010

University of Plovdiv, Department of Ecology & EC

PhD Student (Department of Ecology and Environmental Conservation, Faculty of Biology, University of Plovdiv "Paisii Hilendarski").

2005 - 2006

University of Plovdiv, Department of Ecology & EC

Biologist (Department of Ecology and Environmental Conservation, Faculty of Biology, University of Plovdiv "Paisii Hilendarski").

Education

PhD - 2012

University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Biology

PhD in "Ecology and Conservation of the Ecosystems". Thesis "Faunistic and Ecological Studies of the Amphibians and Reptiles in the Environment of the City of Plovdiv".

Masters Degree (MSc) - 2006

University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Biology

MSc in "Biodiversity, Ecology and Conservation". Thesis "Ecological Peculiarities and Conservation Significance of the Amphibians and Reptiles in Urban Environment - the City of Plovdiv and its Surroundings".

Bachelor Degree (BSc) - 2004

University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Biology

BSc in "Ecology and Environmental Conservation".

Teaching

Bachelor of Science (BSc)


Courses: "Ecology, adaptation and biorhythms", "Principles of Landscape Ecology", "Ecological parasitology", "Methodology of ecological research", "Marine ecology", "Eco-industries and sustainable development".

Laboratory and field exercises: "General Ecology and Environmental Conservation".


Master of Science (MSc)

Courses: "Statistical methods and scomputer software in ecological research", "Methodology of scientific writing".


Published textbooks:


1. Velcheva I., A. Tsekov, A. Irikov, B. Temelkov, G. Gecheva, I. Mollov, D. Georgiev. 2009. Guidance for Laboratory and Field Exercises of Ecology. University of Plovdiv Publishing House, Plovdiv. 155 p. (In Bulgarian).

2. Georgiev D., I Velcheva, G. Gecheva, S. Petrova, I. Mollov. 2011. Contamination of waters and its impact on the ecosystems. University of Plovdiv Publishing House, Plovdiv. 155 p. (In Bulgarian).

3. Velcheva I., A. Tsekov, A. Irikov, G. Gecheva, D. Georgiev, I. Mollov, S. Petrova, B. Nikolov, B. Todorova, B. Temelkov. 2013. Field Exercises of General and Conservation Ecology. University of Plovdiv Publishing House, Plovdiv. 157 p. (In Bulgarian).

4. Velcheva I., A. Tsekov, A. Irikov, I. Mollov, D. Georgiev, S. Petrova. 2013. Laboratory Exercises of Ecology. University of Plovdiv Publishing House, Plovdiv. 100 p. (In Bulgarian).

5. Velcheva I., A. Tsekov, A. Irikov, I. Mollov, D. Georgiev, S. Petrova. 2015. Laboratory Exercises of Ecology. Second revised edition. University of Plovdiv Publishing House, Plovdiv. 100 p. (In Bulgarian).


BSc & MSc Students Supervision

1. Antonya Barzakova (BSc student, Biology), 2013, Thesis: "Trophic spectrum of the Kotschyi's gecko (Mediodactylus kotschyi) in three urban protected territories in the city of Plovdiv" (In Bulgarian), 33 p., co-supervised with P. Boyadzhiev (University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Biology, Department of Zoology).

2. Elena Erinkova (BSc student, Biology), 2013, Thesis: "Trophic spectrum of Natrix natrix and Natrix tessellata from the Western Upper Tracian Valley" (In Bulgarian), 37 p., co-supervised with P. Boyadzhiev (University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Biology, Department of Zoology).

3. Megi Kachakova (BSc student, Biology and Chemistry), 2013, Thesis: "Trophic spectrum of juvenille and subadult Marsh frogs (Pelophylax ridibundus) from the Western Upper Tracian Valley" (In Bulgarian), 36 p., co-supervised with P. Boyadzhiev (University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Biology, Department of Zoology).

4. Stanimira Deleva (MSc student, Ecology and Ecosystems Conservation), 2014, Thesis: "Population characteristics of (Eurotestudo hermanni and Testudo graeca) from the territory of "Sinite Kamani" Nature Park" (In Bulgarian), 49 p.

5. Bozhana Bozhinova (MSc student, Ecology and Ecosystems Conservation), 2015, Thesis: "Ecological study of epigeobiontic communities from urban green parks in the city of Plovdiv" (In Bulgarian), 50 p., co-supervised with P. Boyadzhiev (University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Biology, Department of Zoology).

6. Elena Erinkova (MSc student, Ecology and Ecosystems Conservation), 2015, Thesis: "Food electivity in juvenille and subadult Marsh frogs (Pelophylax ridibundus) from the Western Upper Tracian Valley" (In Bulgarian), 41 p., co-supervised with P. Boyadzhiev (University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Biology, Department of Zoology).

7. Megi Kachakova (MSc student, Ecology and Ecosystems Conservation), 2015, Thesis: "Trophic spectrum and trophic niche of the larvae of the Marsh frog (Pelophylax ridibundus)" (In Bulgarian), 32 p., co-supervised with P. Boyadzhiev (University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Biology, Department of Zoology).

Publications & Projects

Sientometrics: RG Score: 13.17; h-index: 8; i10-index: 6; g-index: 9; e-index: 5.74; AW-index: 5.00; AWCR: 24.98; AWCRpA: 11.15.





SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS:


Publications and book chapters on Amphibia and Reptilia


1. Zhelev Zh., I. Mollov. 2004. A study of some basic morphological parameters in Rana ridibunda (Amphibia, Anura), derived from anthropogenically influenced regions. – Travaux Scientifiques des Universite d’Plovdiv - Biologie, Animalia, 40(6): 137-151 (In Bulgarian, English summary) [Full text - PDF] .

2. Mollov I. 2005. A study of the influence of the automobile transport on the amphibians in urban environment. – In: Yankov P. & A. Petrova (Eds.) Proceedings of Student Scientific Conference “Biodiversity conservation and protected territories management”, 17.XII.2005, Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation, University of Sofia, Faculty of Biology, Sofia pp. 82-88 (In Bulgarian, English summary) [Full text - PDF] [Enlish translation - PDF] .

3. Mollov I. 2005. A study on the amphibians (Amphibia) and reptiles (Reptilia) in three urban protected areas in the town of Plovdiv (South Bulgaria). – Scientific Studies of the University of Plovdiv - Biology, Animalia, 41: 79-94. [Full text - PDF] .

4. Donev A., I. Mollov, M. Kechev. 2005. A contribution to knowledge of the trophic spectrum of three species of lacertid lizards from South Bulgaria. – Scientific Studies of the University of Plovdiv - Biology, Animalia, 41: 109-114 (In Bulgarian, English summary) [Full text - PDF] .

5. Popgeorgiev G., I. Mollov. 2005. A study on the effects of fires on the populations of the green lizard Lacerta viridis (Laurenti, 1768) in Eastern Rhodopes. - Scientific Studies of the University of Plovdiv - Biology, Animalia, 41: 95-108. [Full text - PDF] .

6. Zhelev Zh., M. Angelov, I. Mollov. 2006. A Study of Some Metric Parameters of the Erythrocytes in Rana ridibunda (Amphibia, Anura) Derived from an Area of Highly Developed Chemical Industry. – Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 58(2): 235-244. [Full text - PDF] .

7. Mollov I., P. Boyadzhiev, A. Donev. 2006. A Synopsis on the Studies of the Trophic Spectrum of the Amphibians in Bulgaria. - Scientific Studies of the University of Plovdiv - Biology, Animalia, 42: 115-131. [Full text - PDF] .

8. Velcheva I., A. Arnaudov, G. Gecheva, I. Mollov. 2006. A study on some physiological parameters of three hydrobiontic species under the influence of copper. - In: Pešić, V. & Hadžiablahović, S. (Eds.) Proceedings of the Symposium, II International Symposium of Ecologists of Montenegro. Kotor, 20-25.09.2006, pp. 155-160. [Full text - PDF] .

9. Mollov I., G. Popgeorgiev, B. Naumov, D. Georgiev. 2007. New distributional data about the eastern spadefoot toad (Pelobates syriacus balcanicus Karaman, 1928) in Bulgaria. - Scientific Researches of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria - Plovdiv, Series B. Natural Sciences and the Humanities, Vol. VIII. "Technics, Technologies, Natural Sciences and Humanities" Session, 26 October 2006, pp. 132-136 (In Bulgarian, English summary) [Full text - PDF] .

10. Mollov I. 2008. Sex Based Differences in the Trophic Niche of Pelophylax ridibundus (Pallas, 1771) (Amphibia: Anura) from Bulgaria. – Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 60(3): 277-284. [Full text - PDF] .

11. Stoyanova A., I. Mollov. 2008. Diet and trophic niche overlap of the Moor frog (Rana arvalis Nilsson, 1842) and the Common frog (Rana temporaria L., 1758) from Poland. - In: Velcheva I., A. Tsekov (Eds.). Anniversary Scientific Conference of Ecology, Proceedings, 1 November 2008, Plovdiv, p. 181-190. [Full text - PDF] .

12. Mollov I., D. Georgiev, B. Todorova, S. Stoycheva, I. Velcheva, B. Nikolov. 2009. A Review of the Influence of the Urbanization on the Vertebrate Fauna of the City of Plovdiv. - Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 23(2 Special Edition): 242-245. [Full text - PDF] .

13. Valkanova M., I. Mollov, B. Nikolov. 2009. Mortalities of the Green Toad, Epidalea viridis (Laurenti, 1768) in Urban Environment: A Case Study from the City of Plovdiv. - Ecologia Balkanica, 1: 21-26. [Full text - PDF] .

14. Mollov I., M. Valkanova. 2009. Risks and Opportunities of Urbanization – Structure of Two Populations of the Balkan Wall Lizard Podarcis tauricus (Pallas, 1814) in the City of Plovdiv. - Ecologia Balkanica, 1: 27-39. [Full text - PDF] .

15. Mollov I., A. Stojanova. 2010. Diet and Trophic Niche Overlap of Three Toad Species (Amphibia, Anura) from Poland. - Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment, 24/2010/SE: 263-269. [Full text - PDF] .

16. Mollov I., P. Boyadzhiev, A. Donev. 2010. Trophic Role of the Marsh Frog Pelophylax ridibundus (Pallas, 1771) (Amphibia, Anura) in the Aquatic Ecosystems. - Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 16(3), 298-306. [Full text - PDF] . IF2010=0.153

17. Mollov I., I. Velcheva. 2010. Spatial distribution and retrospective analysis of the herpetofauna in the city of Plovdiv. - Ecologia Balkanica, 2: 25-38. [Full text - PDF] .

18. Mollov I., G. Popgeorgiev, B. Naumov, N. Tzankov, A. Stoyanov. 2010. Cases of abnormal amplexus in anurans (Amphibia: Anura) from Bulgaria and Greece. - Biharean Biologist, 4(2): 121-125. [Full text - PDF] .

19. Mollov I. 2011. Habitat distribution of the amphibians and reptiles in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. - Biharean Biologist, 5(1): 25-31. [Full text - PDF] .

20. Kambourova-Ivanova N, Y. Koshev, G. Popgeorgiev, D. Ragyov, M. Pavlova, I. Mollov, N. Nedialkov. 2012. Effect of Traffic on Mortality of Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds and Mammals on Two Types of Roads Between Pazardzhik and Plovdiv Region (Bulgaria) – Preliminary Results. – Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 64(1): 57-67. [Full text - PDF] . IF2012=0.309

21. Mollov I., P. Boyadzhiev, A. Donev. 2012. Trophic Niche Breadth and Niche Overlap Between Two Lacertid Lizards (Reptilia: Lacertidae) from South Bulgaria. - Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, Suppl. 4: 129-136. [Full text - PDF] . IF2012=0.309

22. Mollov I., S. Petrova. 2013. A contribution to the knowledge of the trophic spectrum of three lacertid lizards from Bulgaria. - Journal of BioScience and Biotechnology, 2(1): 57-62. [Full text - PDF] .

23. Mollov I., K. Kirov, S. Petrova, D. Georgiev, I. Velcheva. 2013. Assessing the Influence of the Automobile Traffic on the Amphibians and Reptiles in the Buffer Zone of Biosphere Reserve "Srebarna"(NE Bulgaria). - Ecologia Balkanica, 5(2): 31-39. [Full text - PDF] .

24. Deleva S., Mollov I., V. Fidanova, A. Mechev. 2014. Species Diversity and Distribution of Amphibians and Reptiles in Nature Park "Sinite Kamani" in Stara Planina Mt. (Bulgaria). - Ecologia Balkanica, 6(2): 83-92. [Full text - PDF] [Corrigendum] .

26. Mollov I., D. Georgiev. 2015. Plovdiv. - In: Kelcey, John G. (Ed.), Vertebrates and Invertebrates of European Cities: Selected Non-Avian Fauna, Springer, 700 p. [Book Info]

27. Georgiev D., S. Petrova, G. Gecheva, I. Velcheva, A. Tsekov, V. Yancheva, B. Nikolov, S. Stoyanova, E. Valcheva, I. Mollov. 2015. Freshwater habitats in Plovdiv town and its surroundings and their importance for the biodiversity. - Journal of BioScience and Biotechnology, 4(2): 139-148. [Full text - PDF] .

28. Dimitrov D., N. Minchev, L. Ikonomov, N. Karaivanov, A. Stojanova, V. Mitkovska, A. Pavlova, I. Mollov, M. Filipova-Marinova, D. Dimitrov. 2015. GIS models of the environmental factors and the sustainable territorial development constraints in three nature protection areas in the city of Plovdiv. - Journal of BioScience and Biotechnology, 2015, SE/ONLINE: 265-280. [Full text - PDF] .

29. Mollov I., I. Velcheva. 2015. Ecological classification of the amphibian and reptilian fauna in the city of Plovdiv. - Journal of BioScience and Biotechnology, SE/ONLINE: 259-264. [Full text - PDF] .

30. Naumov B., N. Tzankov, K. Donchev, B. Petrov, A. Stojanov, G. Popgeorgiev, I. Mollov, V. Beshkov. 2016. The Herpetofauna (Amphibia and Reptilia) of Vrachanska Planina Mountains - Species Composition, Distribution and Conservation. - In: Bechev, D. & Georgiev, D. (Eds.), Faunistic diversity of Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park. ZooNotes, Supplement 3, Plovdiv University Press, Plovdiv, pp. 231-257. [Full text - PDF] .


Short notes on Amphibia and Reptilia


1. Mollov I., P. Boyadzhiev. 2009. A contribution to the knowledge of the trophic spectrum of the Common toad (Bufo bufo L., 1758) (Amphibia: Anura) from Bulgaria. - ZooNotes, 4: 1-4. [Full text - PDF] .

2. Mollov I. 2009. A New Locality of the Italian Wall Lizard Podarcis siculus (Rafinesque-Schmaltz, 1810) from Turkey. - ZooNotes, 6: 1-3. [Full text - PDF] .

3. Mollov I. 2010. A contribution to the knowledge of the trophic spectrum of the Slow Worm (Anguis fragilis L., 1758) (Reptilia: Anguidae) from Bulgaria. - ZooNotes, 9: 1-4. [Full text - PDF] .

4. Mollov I. 2011. Comparison of the eggs size between two subspecies of the Kotschy’s Gecko Mediodactylus kotschyi (Steindachner, 1870) (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) in Bulgaria. - ZooNotes, 19: 1-4. [Full text - PDF] .

5. Mollov I. 2012. Another case of melanism in the Grass snake Natrix natrix (Linnaeus, 1758) (Reptilia: Colubridae) from Bulgaria. - ZooNotes, 28: 1-3. [Full text - PDF] .

6. Mollov I. B. Naumov, D. Dobrev, G. Popgeorgiev. 2013. Conservation activities for European pond turtles (Emys orbicularis) in Bulgaria. - Herpetology Notes, 6: 135-138. [Full text - PDF] .

7. Mollov I. 2014. Level of Synanthropy of the Amphibians and Reptiles from the City of Plovdiv (Bulgaria). - Ecologia Balkanica, 6(2): 109-112. [Full text - PDF] .

8. Mollov I., Georgiev D., Basheva S. 2015. Is the Kotschy’s Gecko Mediodactylus kotschyi (Steindachner, 1870) (Reptilia: Gekkonidae) active during the winter? - ZooNotes, 84: 1-3. [Full text - PDF] .

9. Georgiev D., Mollov I. 2016. Notes on the herpetofauna of Ismaros Mts. (Northern Greece, Rhodopi County). - Ecologica Montenegrina, 5: 41-43. [Full text - PDF] .


Publications on other animal groups


1. Irikov A., I. Mollov. 2006. Terrestrial gastropods (Mollusca: Gastropoda) of the Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria). – In: Beron P. (Ed.), Biodiversity of Bulgaria 3., Biodiversity of Western Rhodopes (Bulgaria and Greece) I., Pensoft & National Museum of Natural History, Sofia, pp. 753-832. [Full text - PDF] .

2. Velcheva I., S. Petrova, I. Mollov, G. Gecheva, D. Georgiev. 2012. Herbicides impact on the community structure of the soil mesofauna. - Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, 18(5): 742-748. [Full text - PDF] . IF2012=0.136

3. Petrova S., E. Mehmed, I. Mollov, D. Georgiev, I. Velcheva. 2012. Molluscs (Mollusca: Gastropoda, Bivalvia) from The Upper Eocene of Perunika Village (East Rhodopes, Bulgaria) – Preliminary Results. - Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, Suppl. 4: 233-236. [Full text - PDF] . IF2012=0.309

4. Yocheva S., A. Irikov, S. Petrova, I. Mollov. 2013. Assessment of the Threats to the Biodiversity and Habitats in “Stara Reka” Reserve (Bulgaria) and Its Adjacent Subalpine and Alpine Areas. - Ecologia Balkanica, 5(1): 119-127. [Full text - PDF] .

5. Irikov A., I. Mollov. 2014. Overseas Dispersal of Shells of Terrestrial Snails (Gastropoda: Pulmonata) on the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. - Acta Zoologica Bulgarica, 66(4): 501-504. [Full text - PDF] . IF2014=0.532

6. Gospodinova A., Georgiev D., Mollov I. 2015. Shell morphometry of populations of Zebrina detrita (Mollusca: Gastropoda: Pulmonata) in Bulgaria. - Ecologia Balkanica, 7(2): 72-83. [Full text - PDF] .

7. Irikov A., I. Mollov. 2015. Terrestrial gastropods (Mollusca, Gastropoda) of Strandzha Mountain and the Black Sea coast (Bulgaria and Turkey). - Historia Naturalis Bulgarica, 21: 13-48. [Full text - PDF] .

8. Yancheva V., I. Mollov, I. Velcheva, E. Georgieva, S. Stoyanova. 2016. Heavy Metal Effects on the Lysosomal Membrane Stability and Respiratory Rate in Chinese Pond Mussel (Sinanodonta woodiana) Under Ex situ Exposure: Preliminary Data. - Biharean Biologist, 10(1): 55-57. [Full text - PDF] .

9. Yancheva V., I. Mollov, I. Velcheva, E. Georgieva, S. Stoyanova. 2016. Effects of Cadmium (Cd) on the Lysosomal Membrane Stability and Respiration Rate of two Freshwater Mollusks under Ex Situ) Exposure: Preliminary Data. - South Western Journal of Horticulture, Biology and Environment, 7(1): 27-34. [Full text - PDF] .



CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIUMS:


1. Mollov I. 2005. A study of the influence of the automobile transport on the amphibians in urban environment. Student Scientific Conference “Biodiversity conservation and protected territories management”, 17.XII.2005, Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation, University of Sofia, Faculty of Biology, Sofia.

2. Velcheva I., A. Arnaudov, G. Gecheva, I. Mollov. 2006. A study on some physiological parameters of three hydrobiontic species under the influence of copper. Second International Symposium of Ecologists of Montenegro (ISEM II), 20-25.09.2006. Kotor, Montenegro.

3. Mollov I., G. Popgeorgiev, B. Naumov, D. Georgiev. 2007. New distributional data about the eastern spadefoot toad(Pelobates syriacus balcanicus Karaman, 1928) in Bulgaria. Scientific Conference of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria - Plovdiv, Series B. Natural Sciences and the Humanities, Session, 26 October 2006, Plovdiv.

4. Stoyanova A., I. Mollov. 2008. Diet and trophic niche overlap of the Moor frog (Rana arvalis Nilsson, 1842) and the Common frog (Rana temporaria L., 1758) from Poland. Anniversary Scientific Conference of Ecology, 1 November 2008, Plovdiv.

5. Mollov I., M. Valkanova. 2008. Structure and features of two urban populations of the Balkan wall lizard: A case study from the city of Plovdiv (South Bulgaria), Anniversary Scientific Conference of Ecology, 1 November 2008, Plovdiv.

6. Mollov I., D. Georgiev, B. Todorova, S. Stoycheva, I. Velcheva, B. Nikolov. 2009. A Review of the Influence of the Urbanization on the Vertebrate Fauna of the City of Plovdiv. "Biology - Traditions and Challenges", XI Anniversary Scientific Conference with International Attendance, 120 Years of Academic Education of Biology, 45 Years Faculty of Biology, University of Sofia "St. Kliment Ohridski", May 27-29 2009, Sofia.

7. Mollov I., P. Boyadzhiev, A. Donev. 2009. Trophic Role of the Marsh Frog Pelophylax ridibundus (Pallas, 1771) (Amphibia, Anura) in the Aquatic Ecosystems. 5th International Conference on Aquaculture and Water Ecosystems, Institute of Fisheries and Aquaculture, 28-30 October 2009, Plovdiv.

8. Mollov I., I. Velcheva. 2010. Spatial distribution and retrospective analysis of the herpetofauna in the city of Plovdiv. "Ecology & Health'2010", VIII National Scientific and Technical Conference with International Participation, 19 may 2010, Plovdiv.

9. Mollov I., A. Stojanova. 2010. Diet and Trophic Niche Overlap of Three Toad Species (Amphibia, Anura) from Poland. Second Balkan Conference on Biology, 21-23 May 2010, Plovdiv.

10. Kambourova N., Y. Koshev, G. Popgeorgiev, D. Ragyov, M. Pavlova, I. Mollov, N. Nedyalkov. 2011. Traffic mortality of amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals on two types of roads between Pazardjik and Plovdiv region - preliminary results (Bulgaria). Seminar of Ecology-2011, 28-20 April 2011, Sofia.

11. Mollov I., P. Boyadzhiev, A. Donev. 2012. Trophic niche breadth and overlap between two sympatric lizard species (Reptilia: Lacertidae) from South Bulgaria. International Conference on Zoology, 50 years Department of Zoology, University of Plovdiv, October 8-10, 2012, Hissar, Bulgaria. [Abstract - PDF] [Poster] .

12. Mollov I., K. Kirov, S. Petrova, D. Georgiev, I. Velcheva. 2012. Assesing the influence of the automobile traffic on the amphibians and reptiles in the buffer zone of the Biosphere Reserve "Srebarna" (NE Bulgaria). International Conference on Zoology, 50 years Department of Zoology, University of Plovdiv, October 8-10, 2012, Hissar, Bulgaria. [Abstract - PDF] [Poster] .

13. Petrova S., E. Mehmed, I. Mollov, D. Georgiev. 2012. Paleo-ecological reconstruction of the locality of Perunika village in Eastern Rhodopes (Bulgaria) during the Upper Eocene, based on Mollusks (Molluska, Gastropoda, Bivalvia). International Conference on Zoology, 50 years Department of Zoology, University of Plovdiv, October 8-10, 2012, Hissar, Bulgaria. [Abstract - PDF] [Poster] .

14. Mollov I., S. Petrova. 2012. A contribution to the knowledge of the trophic spectrum of three lacertid lizards from Bulgaria. National Youth Conference "Biological Sciences for a better Future", University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Biology, October 19-20, 2012, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. [Abstract - PDF] [Poster] .

15. Velcheva I., S. Petrova, D. Georgiev, G. Gecheva, A. Tsekov, A. Irikov, B. Nikolov, B. Todorova, V. Yancheva, I. Mollov. 2014. The Freshwater Habitats in the City of Plovdiv and Its Surroundings and Their Importance for the Biodiversity – A Synopsys Using Various Organism Groups. 3rd Balkan Scientific Conference on Biology, 30.05.-01.06.2014, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. [Abstract - PDF] .

16. Mollov I., I. Velcheva. 2015. Ecological Classification of the Amphibian and Reptilian Fauna in the City of Plovdiv, Second scientific conference for young scientists "Biological sciences for better future", 30-31.10.2015, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. [Abstract - PDF] [Poster] [DOI].

17. Yancheva V., I. Mollov, I. Velcheva, E. Georgieva, S. Stoyanova. 2015. Heavy metal effects on the Lysosomal Membrane Stability and Respiratory Rate in Chinese Pond Mussel (Anodonta woodiana) under Ex situ Exposure Second scientific conference for young scientists "Biological sciences for better future", 30-31.10.2015, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. [Abstract - PDF] [Poster] [DOI].



POPULAR SCIENCE PUBLICATIONS:


1. Mollov I. 2003. The Ecology - Environmental biology. – In: Velcheva I. (Ed.), First Student Scientific Conference "The Ecology - A Way of Thinking", 29 may 2003, University of Plovdiv "Paisii Hilendarski", Union of Scientists in Bulgaria - Plovdiv, Plovdiv, pp. 10-13 (In Bulgarian) [Full text - PDF] .

2. Kapon L., I. Mollov. 2003. Succession and climax in the ecosystems. – In: Velcheva I. (Ed.), First Student Scientific Conference "The Ecology - A Way of Thinking", 29 may 2003, University of Plovdiv "Paisii Hilendarski", Union of Scientists in Bulgaria - Plovdiv, Plovdiv, pp. 58-75 (In Bulgarian) [Full text - PDF] .

3. Mollov I. 2003. Eugene Odum - The Father of the Ecosystem Ecology. – University of Plovdiv, Academic Informative Bulletin, 17(334): 11 (In Bulgarian).

4. Mollov I. 2003. The Biosphere Reserves in Bulgaria, "Chervenata Stena" Biosphere Reserve. – University of Plovdiv, Academic Informative Bulletin, 18(335): 6-7 (In Bulgarian).

5. Mollov I. 2004. Biosphere Reserves in the Rhodopes Mountains - "Kupena", "Mantarica" and "Dupkata". – University of Plovdiv, Academic Informative Bulletin, 1(336): 10-11 (In Bulgarian). [Full text - PDF] .

6. Mollov I. 2004. Biosphere Reserves in South-West Bulgaria - "Ali Botuish", "Baiuvi Dupki" and "Parangalitsa". – University of Plovdiv, Academic Informative Bulletin, 2(337): 10-11 (In Bulgarian).

7. Mollov I. 2004. "Chuprene" Biosphere Reserve. – University of Plovdiv, Academic Informative Bulletin, 3(338): 10 (In Bulgarian).

8. Mollov I. 2004. Biosphere Reserves in Central Stara Planina Mts. - "Boatin" and "Tsarichina". – University of Plovdiv, Academic Informative Bulletin, 4(339): 14 (In Bulgarian).

9. Mollov I. 2004. Biosphere Reserves in Central Stara Planina Mts. - "Steneto" and "Djendema". – University of Plovdiv, Academic Informative Bulletin, 5(340): 17 (In Bulgarian).

10. Mollov I. 2004. "Srebarna" Biosphere Reserve. – University of Plovdiv, Academic Informative Bulletin, 6(341): 6 (In Bulgarian). [Full text - PDF] .

11. Mollov I. 2010. A new species was named after a lecturer at the University. – University of Plovdiv, Academic Informative Bulletin, 1-2(396-397): 8 (In Bulgarian). [Full text - PDF] .

12. Mollov I. 2010. Geocaching - a highteck entertainment for adventurers. – University of Plovdiv, Academic Informative Bulletin, 3-4(398-399): 22-23 (In Bulgarian). [Full text - PDF] .

13. Mollov I. 2012. Fourth Student's Scientific Conference "The Ecology - A Way of Thinking". – University of Plovdiv, Academic Informative Bulletin, 5-6(420-421): 7 (In Bulgarian). [Full text - PDF] .



THESES:


1. Mollov I. 2005. Ecological Peculiarities and Conservation Significance of the Amphibians and Reptiles in Urban Environment - the City of Plovdiv and its Surroundings. - MSc Thesis, University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Biology, Masters program "Biodiversity, Ecology and Conservation", Plovdiv, 53 p. (In Bulgarian).

2. Mollov I. 2012. Faunistic and Ecological Studies of the Amphibians and Reptiles in the Environment of the City of Plovdiv. - PhD Thesis, University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Biology, Department of Ecology and Environmental Conservation, Plovdiv, 257 p. (In Bulgarian). [Full text - PDF] .



UNPUBLISHED REPORTS:


1. Mollov I. 2006. The herpetofauna in the territory of the city of Plovdiv, Report to the Seventh Meeting of the National Workgroup for Protection of the Amphibians and the Reptiles in Bulgaria, 17.02.2006, Sofia. (In Bulgarian) [Presentation - PDF] .

2. Mollov I. K. Kirov. 2006. The influence of the automobile transport on the amphibians and reptiles in the buffer zone of the Bioshpere Nature Reserve "Srebarna", Report to the Seventh Meeting of the National Workgroup for Protection of the Amphibians and the Reptiles in Bulgaria, 17.02.2006, Sofia. (In Bulgarian) [Presentation - PDF] .



PROJECTS:


1. Mollov I. B. Nikolov, M. Valkanova. 2008-2010. "Faunistic and ecological studies of the amphibians and reptiles in the urban environment of the city of Plovdiv". - University of Plovdiv "Paisii Hilendarski", Department of Scientific Research (NPD), Session for young scientists - February 2008. Cipher: "MU-1/2008" - project supervisor. [COMPLETED]

"2. Kamburova N., Y. Koshev, G. Popgeorgiev, M. Pavlova, D. Ragyov, N. Nedkov, I. Mollov. 2009-2012. Impact of “Trakiya” Highway Traffic in the Section between the Town of Pazardjik and the Town of Plovdiv on the Biodiversity. - National Science Fund, Ministry of Education and Science, Competition "Young Researchers" - March 2009. Cipher: "DO 02-303/18.12.2008" - field expert Amphibia & Reptilia. [COMPLETED]

3. 2010. "Further training of the students in the Faculty of Biology by trainee practice in the research and business sectors" (Contract № BG051PO001-3.3.03/31), Operational Programme "Human Resources Development", financed by the European Union through the European Social Fund. - academic superviser at NP "Central Balkan. [COMPLETED]

4. Consortium "Natura Bulgaria". 2011-2012. "Mapping and determine the conservation status of habitats and species - Phase I". Ministry of Environment and Water of Bulgaria. - field expert Amphibia & Reptilia. [COMPLETED]

5. Geomarin Ltd., 2013. Estimating the biodiversity at future sites along the route of NABUCO pipeline. - field expert Amphibia & Reptilia. [COMPLETED]

6. CCSD Geopont-Intercom Ltd., 2014. Estimating the biodiversity at NL "Mladezhki halm", NL "Halm na osvoboditelite", NL "Danov halm" in Plovdiv. - field expert Amphibia & Reptilia. [COMPLETED]

7. University of Plovdiv, Faculty of Biology 2016. "Integrated biological approaches for monitoring priority substances in water", NPD - Plovdiv, University “Paisii Hilendarski”, Grant No NI15-BF-003 - contributor. [COMPLETED]

Contact


Ivelin Aldinov Mollov



Address:

University of Plovdiv "Paisii Hilendarski",

Faculty of Biology,

Department of Ecology and Environmental Conservation

24 Tzar Assen Str.

BG-4000 Plovdiv

BULGARIA



Telephone: +359 32 261540

E-mail: mollov_i @ yahoo.com