ГОРЕ

доц. д-р Милица Ристовска

Image descriptionName: Milica Ristovska
Date and place of birth: 24. 1. 1970 in Shtip, Republic of Macedonia
Citizenship/Nationality Macedonian
Office address: Laboratory of Comparative Anatomy, Institute of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Arhimedova 6, PO Box 162, “Sv. Kiril i Metodij” University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Telephone: Office: + 389 2 3249 613
E-mail: milica.ristovska@yahoo.com



Education:
2008 - Ph.D. - Institution: Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Skopje, R. Macedonia

Title: Early development of the cranial and postcranial structures of Salmo letnica (Karaman, 1924) (Teleostei: Salmonidae). Constructional-morphological approach to the ontogeny of the cranial “Bauplan” (written on English and Macedonian Language).

2002 - M.Sc. - Institution: Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Skopje, R. Macedonia

Title: Early ontogenetic development of the chondrocranium and osteocranium of Salmo letnica (Karaman, 1924) (Teleostei: Salmonidae). (written on Macedonian Language).

Scientific titles:
1996-2008 Teaching Assistant
2008 –until now Associate Professor

Teaching experience:
• Human anatomy (Institute of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia).

• Comparative anatomy of Vertebrates (Institute of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia).

• Vertebrates (Institute of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia).

• Ontogeny of Vertebrates (Institute of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia).


Language skills:
English

Organizational activities:
Chairperson of the Postgraduate Studies at the Institute of Biology and Coordinator for the Undergraduate Studies of Biology Program at the Faculty.

Professional visits & study tours:
Department of Biology, Laboratory of Evolutionary Morphology of Vertebrates, Gent University, Belgium (periods during 1998, 2000, 2004, 2006).

Courses and Workshops:

• Regional Technical Workshops on the Transboundary frisheries Management and fish Biodiversity Conservation Issues in the Prespa Lakes Basin (November- Korcha) 2008 and (May-Struga) 2009.
• Transboundary Diagnostic Analysis in the Prespa Lakes Basin October 2009 Korcha.
• Lake Pollution Management, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina (8-9 March) 2010.
• NEWEN-regional workshop on Urban Environmental Management; 12-14 October, 2010, Tirana.

Research experience in projects:

1996-1998:“Bioreaction of some life components during regression of the Dojran Lake.”

2009: “Macroinvertebrats and fish fauna from the river Pchinja. Assessment of the ecological status of the ecosystem”. Covered by MES.

2010: “Search for Zingel balcanicus” Covered by MES.

2011-2012: Genetic and morphological characterization of the trout’s from the genus Salmo in Republic of Macedonia Covered by University of “SS. Cyril and Methodius” University in Skopje

Current research interest:

• Ontogeny of fishes

• Taxonomy and ecology of fishes

• Water quality assessment based on fish fauna

Graduate theses:

Mentor and co-mentor of the practical part of the Graduate Theses for Biology students (17 students)

Publications:

Karaman, B. and Ristovska, M. (2000): Ontogenetic development of the caudal region of Salmo letnica Karaman. God. zb., Biol., Skopje 53.

M. Ristovska, B. Karaman, W. Verraes and D. Adriaens (2004): Development of the cranial lateral-line system and canal related bones in Salmo letnica Karaman, 1924 (Teleostei: Salmonidae) BALWOIS, Conference on water observation and information system for decision support, 25-29 May, 2004. Ohrid. Proceeding available online http://www.balwois or on the CD publicized by Ministry of Education and Sciences from Republic of Macedonia, pp 1-7.

Ristovska M., Karaman B., W. Verraes and D. Adriaens (2006): Early development of the chondrocranium of Salmo letnica (Karaman, 1924) (Teleostei: Salmonidae). Journal of Fish Biology, 68(2): 458-480.

M. Ristovska, B. Karaman, W. Verraes and D. Adriaens (2006): Early development of the postcranial axial skeleton in Salmo letnica Karaman, 1924 (Teleostei: Salmonidae) BALWOIS, Conference on water observation and information system for decision support, 23-26 May, 2006. Ohrid. Proceeding available online http://www.balwois or on the CD publicized by Ministry of Education and Sciences from Republic of Macedonia, pp 1-8.

Milica Ristovska, Zoran Spirkovski , Frank Huysentruyt and Dominique Adriaens (2008): Shape changes in the external morphology during early development of the Ohrid trout (Salmo letnica Karaman, 1924) BALWOIS, Conference on water observation and information system for decision support, 2008. Ohrid. Proceeding available online http://www.balwois or on the CD publicized by Ministry of Education and Sciences from Republic of Macedonia, pp1-10.

Kostov, V., Ristovska, M., Rebok, K., Slavevska-Stamenković, V. (2010): Fish fauna of River Bregalnica (R. Macedonia). BALWOIS, Conference on water observation and information system for decision support, 2010. Ohrid. Proceeding available online http://www.balwois or on the CD publicized by Ministry of Education and Sciences from Republic of Macedonia, pp 1-8.

Vasil Kostov, Milica Ristovska, Dana Prelić, Valentina Slavevska-Stamenković (2011): Assessement of the Ecological Status of the Crna River Based on the Fish Fauna-Contribution of the Establishment of the Monitoring System of Rivers in R. Macedonia. Maced. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 261–270.

M. Ristovska, V. Kostov, D. Prelic, V. Slavevska-Stamenković and J. Arsovska (2011) : Fish Community Structure and Water Quality Assessment of Babuna River: Journal of International Environmental Application & Science, Vol. 6 (4): 508-517 .

Slavevska-Stamenković Valentina, Paunović Momir, Miljanović Branko, Kostov Vasil, Ristovska Milica and Miteva Donka (2011): Water Quality Assessment Based on the Macroinvertebrate Fauna - the Pcinja River Case Study, Water Research and Management Vol 1. No 2., pp 63-69.

Kotov, V., Ristovska, M., Slavevska-Stamenković, V., Miljanović, B., and Paunović, M., (2011): Setting up a system for Ecological Status Assessment Based on Fish Fauna – the Pcinja River - Case Study Macedonian Journal of Animal Science, Vol. 1, (2): 369–376.

Valentina Slavevska-Stamenković, Momir Paunović, Stoe Smiljkov, Trajče Stafilov, Dana Prelić, Milica Ristovska, Zoran Gačić and Ana Atanacković (2011): Dynamic of the Mantovo Reservoir (Republic of Macedonia): 2003-2004 case study(under revision).

Applicative activities:

- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia. Upper part of the River Vardar, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia. Middle part of the River Vardar, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia. Lower part of the River Vardar, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia. Watershed of the River Pcinjar, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia. Watershed of the River Bregalnica with the tributaries, for the periods of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia. Watershed of the River Treska, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia. Watershed of the River Crna with the tributaries, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia. Watershed of the Ohrid and Prespa Lake, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia. Watershed of the Crn Drim, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia. Watershed of the Strumica, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia. Matka Accumulation, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia, Mladost Accumulation, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia, Globocica Accumulation, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia, Slatino Accumulation, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia, Lipkovo Accumulation, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia, Glaznja Accumulation, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia, Berovo Lake, for the periods of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia, Mavrovica Accumulation, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia, Paljurci Accumulation, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia, Lisice Accumulation, for the period of 2011 – 2016.
- Fishing grounds for fishing waters in the Republic of Macedonia. Strezevo Accumulation, for the period of 2011 – 2016.

Congress activities:

Karaman, B. and Ristovska, M.: Early development of the mandibular and hyoid arch in Salmo letnica Karaman (TELEOSTEI: SALMONIDAE), First International Workshop of The Fish Ontogeny of Europe (FONE), September 1997, Bratislava.

Ristovska, M. and Karaman, B.: Early development of the suspensorium of Salmo letnica (Karaman, 1924) (Teleostei; Salmonidae). 8 Croatian Biological Congres, Zagreb, 27.09-02.10.2003.

M. Ristovska, B. Karaman, W. Verraes and D. Adriaens: Development of the cranial lateral-line system and canal related bones in Salmo letnica Karaman, 1924 (Teleostei: Salmonidae) BALWOIS, Conference on water observation and information system for decision support, 25-29 May, 2004. Ohrid.

Karaman, B. and Ristovska, M: Skeletal deformations during the early ontogenetic development of the ohrid trout Salmo letnica Kar. (Teleostei: Salmonidae). I Symposium of Ecologists of the Republoc of Montenegro, Tivat, 14-18 October 2004. Abstracts book:113.

M. Ristovska, B. Karaman, W. Verraes and D. Adriaens (2006): Early development of the postcranial axial skeleton in Salmo letnica Karaman, 1924 (Teleostei: Salmonidae) BALWOIS, Conference on water observation and information system for decision support, 23-26 May, 2006. Ohrid.

Ristovska M., Karaman, B., Verraes, W. and Adriaens, D (2006): Early ontogenetic changes in body shape in Ohrid trout (Salmo letnica Karaman, 1924). 13 Benelux Congress of Zoology, October, Luven, Belgium.

Ristovska M., Karaman B., De Kegel, B., Verraes, W. and Adriaens, D (2007): Pattern of ossification sequence during head skeleton ontogeny in Ohrid trout, Salmo letnica (Karaman, 1924).XII European Congress of Ichthyology, Cavtat, Croatia.

Milica Ristovska, Zoran Spirkovski , Frank Huysentruyt and Dominique Adriaens (2008): Shape changes in the external morphology during early development of the Ohrid trout (Salmo letnica Karaman, 1924) BALWOIS, Conference on water observation and information system for decision support, 2008. Ohrid.

M. Ristovska, B. Karaman, B. De Kegel, W. Verraes and D. Adriaens (2008): Ontogeny of the branchial muscles of the Ohrid trout (Salmo letnica Karaman, 1924). Joint Meeting of Ichthyologist and herpetologists 23-28 Juli 2008. Montreal, Canada.

Kostov, V., Ristovska, M., Slavevska-Stamenković, V. Miljanović, B. and Paunović, M. (2010): Water quality assessment based on fish fauna and macroinvertebrates. Case study on Pcinja River BALWOIS, Conference on water observation and information system for decision support, 2010. Ohrid.

Kostov, V., Ristovska, M., Rebok, K., Slavevska-Stamenković, V. (2010): Fish fauna of River Bregalnica (R. Macedonia). BALWOIS, Conference on water observation and information system for decision support, 2010. Ohrid.

Kostov, V., Ristovska, M., Slavevska-Stamenković,V., Hristovska, D. Petrova, D. and Mirkovska, M. (2010): Biocenological investigation of fish fauna from Pcinja River and Kriva reka (R. Macedonia). BALWOIS, Conference on water observation and information system for decision support, 2010. Ohrid.

Kostov,V., Petrova, D., Hristovska, D., Mirkovska, M., Ristovska, M. and Slavevska- Stamenkovic , V. (2010): Nutrition status of Chub (Squalius vardarensis Karaman, 1928) from Pcinja River during summers season. Preliminary resuts. BALWOIS, Conference on water observation and information system for decision support, 2010. Ohrid.

M. Ristovska, V. Kostov, D. Prelic, V. Slavevska-Stamenković, J. Arsovska (2011): Fish Community Structure and Water Quality Assessment of Babuna River. International Conference on Carstic Water Bodies Alblakes, Elbasan, Albania 9-11 June 2011.

V. Slavevska-Stamenković, S.Smiljkov, D. Prelić, M. Paunović, M. Ristovska and I. Šoreva (2011): Cadisflies (Trichoptera, Insecta) From the Upper Part of River Bregalnica (R. Macedonia). International Conference on Carstic Water Bodies Alblakes 2. Elbasan, Albania 9-11 June 2011.

Vasil Kostov, Milica Ristovska, Irina Ushlinovska (2011): Ichthyofauna of Kadina River (Republic of Macedonia) - Composition, Abundance and Longitudinal Distribution, Conference on water observation and information system for decision support, 2011. Ohrid.

Ristovska, M., Kostov, V., Prelic., D, Janevski, B. and Adriaens, D (2011):Ontogeny of the feeding apparatus of hatchery-reared Salmo farioides and Salmo macedonicus during their early stages.“Akvakultura i ribarstvo” V Međunarodna konferencija I sajam tehnickih i tehnoloskih dostignuča. 1-3 Juni Belgrad.