13.12.2017 We’re pleased to announce next SEEB. The lecture entitled "Parasites promote host diversity and ecosystem stability" will be given by Justyna Wolińska (Leibnitz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fishieries). When: 13.12.2017, 12:15 Where: Collegium Biologicum, Mała Aula
PhD student of our Institute, Agnieszka Majer, was awarded the dr. Jan Kulczyk scholarship for scientific record! This scholarship is dedicated to outstanding students. Congratulations!
22.11.2017 We’re pleased to announce next SEEB. The lecture entitled "Polyandry and host-symbiont conflicts in spider mites" will be given by Sara Magalhães (Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes, University of Lisbon, Portugal). When: 22.11.2017, 12:15 Where: Collegium Biologicum, Mała Aula
15.11.2017 We’re pleased to announce next SEEB. The lecture entitled "Generalists and specialists: a new view of how MHC class I molecules are involved with disease" will be given by Jim Kafuman (Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge, UK). When: 15.11.2017, 12:15 Where: Collegium Biologicum, Mała Aula
7.11.2017 We are pleased to inform about the lecture given by dr Fyodor Kondrashov on Tuesday, November the 7th, 2017, at 11.30 in the Parter Hall – Sala Parter. Details are here.
08.11.2017 We’re pleased to announce next SEEB. The lecture entitled "POPULATION IMPLICATIONS OF SEXUAL CONFLICT AND SEXUAL SELECTION" will be given by Karl Grieshop from Uppsala University. When: 08.11.2017, 12:15 Where: Collegium Biologicum, Mała Aula
A paper that describes the mechanisms of mast seeding in oaks, has just been published in the leading biological journal, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, authored by Michał Bogdziewicz (Department of Systematic Zoology) and collaborators. Mast seeding is a huge, inter-annual variation in seed production, highly synchronized among individual plants. In this [...]
In the top journal Biological Reviews, Rafał Zwolak (Department of Systematic Zoology) published a paper on the relationships between plants and animals. One of the most fundamental differences between plants and animals is the ability to move. Typically, animals move plenty, whereas plants are literally rooted in place and travel only at the stage of [...]
A paper by Leszek Rychlik (Department of Systematic Zoology) and collaborators (from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris) appeared in the Journal of Zoology. The authors, for the first time, analysed arboreal locomotion in acacia rats (Thallomys paedulcus) and found that the rodents were able to competently move on relatively narrow [...]
In the latest issue of Nature, section ‘News’, Emma Young discusses the recent publication by Lázaro et al. (2017) concerning the Dehenl phenomenon in the common shrew (Sorex araneus). On this occasion the author invokes the opinions and findings of Leszek Rychlik, PhD student Paweł Kardynia (Department of Systematic Zoology) and co-authors, Jan J. R. [...]