Dr. Jiří Nermuť is an absolvent plant protection studies at South Bohemian University in České Budějovice, Faculty of Agriculture (Ph.D. 2012) and currently employed as researcher at the Biology Centre CAS – Institute of Entomology, Laboratory of Entomopathogenic Nematodes in České Budějovice, Czech Republic (https://www.entu.cas.cz/en/departments/department-of-biosystematics-and-ecology/laboratory-of-entomopathogenic-nematodes). His major interests are taxonomy and ecology of mollusk-parasitic nematodes, mainly genus Phasmarhabditis and Alloionema. Other fields of his work are taxonomy and ecology of entomopathogenic nematodes, evolutionary and population genetics of invertebrate-parasitic nematodes and their use in biological pest control. He also study the interactions of mites and nematodes recently.
He attends several IOBC meetings (first time as student in 2011) as author or coauthor of number of contributions and has become a convenor of slug and snail study group since September 2018.