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Seminars on Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour

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

Seminars on Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour

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

Lecture given by dr Fyodor Kondrashov

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.

November 6th, 2017|Archive, Archive 2017|

Seminars on Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour

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

November 6th, 2017|Archive, Archive 2017|

Publication in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B

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 [...]

November 2nd, 2017|Archive, Archive 2017, Publications|

Publication in Biological Reviews

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 [...]

November 1st, 2017|Archive, Archive 2017, Publications|

Article in Journal of Zoology on arboreality in acacia rats

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 [...]

October 28th, 2017|Archive, Archive 2017, Publications|

In Nature about our research

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. [...]

October 25th, 2017|Archive, Archive 2017, Publications|

SEMINARS ON EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY & BEHAVIOUR

25.10.2017 SEMINARS ON EVOLUTION, ECOLOGY & BEHAVIOUR: 3rd Marcin Antczak Award ceremony and special ornithological lecture by awarded Michal Šulc (Czech Academy of Sciences) Collegium Biologicum, Mała Aula, 12:15

October 18th, 2017|Archive, Archive 2017|

Publication in Frontiers in Zoology, on the toxic properties and composition of venom from the Eurasian water shrew Neomys fodiens

In the top-journal Frontiers in Zoology, Krzysztof Kowalski, Leszek Rychlik (Department of Systematic Zoology), and co-authors from the Institute of Experimental Biology, Paweł Marciniak and Grzegorz Rosiński (Department of Animal Physiology and Development) published a paper in which they indicate that venom of the Eurasian water shrew Neomys fodiens (Soricidae) displays strong paralytic (neuro- and [...]

October 15th, 2017|Archive, Archive 2017, Publications|