Petra Šarhanová

Study & Career

2017- Post doc at the Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research, University of Vienna, Austria

2012-2017 Project researcher at Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Research (IPK), Gatersleben, Germany, on "Comparative phylogeography of three woody species to infer vegetation history of Patagonian steppe" 

11/2014-03/2016 parental leave

2014 Ph.D. thesis "Evolutionary processes of facultative apomicts in genus Rubus", supervised by Radim J. Vašut at Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic

10/2011-03/2012 DAAD scholarship ("Genetic regulation of apomixis in genus Hypericum") at Experimental Taxonomy Group, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Research (IPK), Gatersleben, Germany

2008 M.Sc. thesis: "Karyological and morphological study of Scilla bifolia in Central Europe", supervised by Bohumil Trávníček at Department of Botany, Faculty of Science, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic

2002-2008 Study of Systematic biology and Ecology at Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic


Sochor M., Manning J.C., Šarhanová P., van Herwijnen Z., Lebeda A., Doležalová I. (2020) Lactuca dregeana DC. (Asteraceae: Chicorieae) – A South African crop relative under threat from hybridization and climate change. South African Journal of Botany 132: 146-154.

Pfanzelt S., Šarhanová P., Albach D. C., von Hagen K. B. (2019) Tabula rasa in the Patagonian Channels II: The cushion peat bog species Astelia pumila (Asteliaceae) and Donatia fascicularis (Stylidiaceae) survived the last glacial in south-central Chile. Journal of Biogeography 46: 899–914.

Šarhanová P., Pfanzelt S., Brandt R., Himmelbach A., Blattner F. R. (2018) SSR-seq: Genotyping of microsatellites using next-generation sequencing reveals higher level of polymorphism as compared to traditional fragment size scoring. Ecology and Evolution 8: 10817–10833.

Sochor M., Šarhanová P., Pfanzelt S., Trávníček B. (2018) Is evolution of apomicts driven by the phylogeography of the sexual ancestor? Insights from European and Caucasian brambles (Rubus, Rosaceae). Journal of Biogeography 44: 2717–2728.

Šarhanová P., Sharbel T.F., Sochor M., Vašut R.J., Dančák M., Trávníček B. (2017) Hybridization drives evolution of apomicts in Rubus subgenus Rubus – evidence from microsatellite markers. Annals of Botany 120: 317–328.

Poulíčková A., Mazalová P., Vašut R.J., Šarhanová P., Neustupa J., Škaloud P. (2014) DNA content variation and its significance in the evolution of the genus Micrasterias (Desmidiales, Streptophyta). PLoS ONE 9(1): e86247.

Krahulcová A., Trávníček B., Šarhanová P. (2013) Karyological variation in the genus Rubus, subgenus Rubus (brambles, Rosaceae): new data from the Czech Republic and synthesis of the current knowledge from Europe. Preslia 85: 19–39.

Horáček J., Švábová L., Šarhanová P., Lebeda A. (2013): Variability for resistance to Fusarium solani culture filtrate and fusaric acid among somaclones in pea. Biologia Plantarum 57: 133–138.

Šarhanová P., Vašut R., Dančák M., Bureš P. and Trávníček B. (2012): New insights to variability of reproduction modes in European populations of Rubus subgen. Rubus: how sexual are polyploid brambles? Sexual Plant Reproduction 25: 319–335.

Letz D. R., Dančák M., Danihelka J., Šarhanová P. (2012): Taxonomy and distribution of Cerastium pumilum and C. glutinosum in Central Europe. Preslia 84: 33–69.

Mazalová P., Šarhanová P., Ondřej V, Poulíčková A. (2011): Quantification of DNA content in freshwater microalgae using flow cytometry: a modified protocol for selected green microalgae. Fottea 11: 317–328.

Trávníček B., Duchoslav M., Šarhanová P., Šafářová L. (2009): Squills (Scilla s. lat., Hyacinthaceae) in the flora of the Czech Republic, with taxonomical notes on Central-European squill populations. Acta Musei Moraviae, Scientiae biologicae (Brno) 94: 157–205.