Dr Jirina Daskova was born in Brandys nad Labem in the Czech Republic and has lived in the Czech Republic for most of her life. She graduated from Charles University in Prague in 2000. Her masters thesis concerned palynology in the brown coal mine in North Bohemia. She completed her PhD on systematical research of pollen and spores in situ and she continues with work on Tertiary palynology during her Marie Curie Fellowship at the University of Birmingham.
Jirina Daskova taught lectures in palynology and micropalaeontology in Prague (Faculty of Education and Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague).
Kvaček, J., Dašková, J. 2010. Konijnenburgia, a new genus of the fern family Matoniaceae. Review of palaeobotany and palynology, 158: 308–318.
Kvaček, J., Dašková, J., Pátová, R. 2006. A new schizaeaceous fern, Schizaeopsis ekrtii sp nov., and its in situ spores from the Upper Cretaceous (Cenomanian) of the Czech Republic. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 140, 1-2: 51–60.
Kvaček, J., Falcon-Lang, H., Dašková, J. 2005. A new Late Cretaceous ginkgoalean reproductive structure Nehvizdyella gen. nov. from the Czech Republic and its whole-plant reconstruction. American Journal of Botany 92, 12: 1958–1969.
Kvaček, Z., Dašková, J., Zetter, R. 2004. A re-examination of Cenozoic Polypodium in North America. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 128: 219–227