Researchers of the Institute of Environmental Biology publish on a regular basis (average 200 per year) in high-impact journals. For full publication lists, see the websites of the specific departments and labs (Structure). Information on the most recent papers published in prestigious journals can be found in News.

Ongoing projects led by the researchers in the Institute of Environmental Biology:

Principal InvestigatorSources of funding Type of projectNumberTitleExecution time
Bogdziewicz MichałNCNSONATINA2017/24/C/NZ8/00151Phenology synchrony or pollen coupling? Experimental evaluation of the role of pollen limitation and plant resource state in driving seed production in masting plants2017-2020
Bogdziewicz MichałNCNPRELUDIUM2015/17/N/NZ8/01565Apparent predation in rodent seed dispersal: how does the introduction of an alien plant influence the native plant – seed disperser interaction?2015-2018
Bogdziewicz Michał Natural Environment Research Council (NERC)UKNE/S007857/1
MAST-NET: masting responses to climate change and impacts on ecosystems2018-2020
Bogdziewicz Michał NCNUWERTURA018/28/U/NZ8/00003EXPMAST: Experimental tests of mechanisms driving variability in
reproduction of trees
2018-2020
Brzozowski MichałMNiSWDiamond GrantDI2015017045Recovery of the population of an endangered charophyte species Lychnothamnus barbatus in the light of climate change2016-2020
Cerbin SławomirNCNHARMONIA2015/18/M/NZ8/00119The effects of warming and eutrophication on emissions of methane and its importance in lake food webs2016-2019
Dabert JacekNCNOPUS2014/13/B/NZ8/04679Higher-level molecular phylogeny of prostigmatan mites (Actinotrichida; Prostigmata)2015-2018
Dziuba MarcinNCNPRELUDIUM2015/17/N/NZ8/01570Global warming effects: Adaptive capability of Daphnia longispina complex to elevated temperature2016-2019
Frątczak AgataNCNSONATA2011/03/D/NZ7/06224Artemisiaallergens: detection, localization and quantification in molecular,environmental and taxonomical aspects2012-2018
Głowska ElizaNCNSONATA2015/19/D/NZ8/00191Wolbachia-quill mites-bird’: a tripartite model for exploring endosymbiont evolution2016-2019
Górzyńska KarolinaNCNSONATA2014/13/D/NZ8/02420Hyperparasitic fungus Bionectria epichloë as a novel element in endophyte-grass symbiosis: ecological analysis of new relationships2015-2018
Herdegen-Radwan MagdalenaNCNOPUS2017/27/B/NZ8/00028The role of assocaitive learning in originating mating preferences in guppy2018-2021
Herdegen-Radwan MagdalenaNCNOPUS2014/15/B/NZ8/00222Effect of induced mutations and inbred on behavioural traits in guppy2015-2018
Kolicka MałgorzataNCNETIUDASystematyka brzuchorzęsków z rodziny Chaetonotidae (Gastrotricha,
Chaetonotida) z wykorzystaniem metod taksonomii integratywnej
2018-2020
Kolicka MałgorzataMNiSWDiamont GrantDI2014 013844Gastrotricha diversity and phylogenetic relationships in the foreland of the Arctic glaciers - a consequence of climate changes2015-2018
Kolicka MałgorzataNCNETIUDASystematics of family Chaetonotidae (Gastrotricha, Chaetonotus) in the
approach of integrative taxonomy methods
2018-2020
Kolicka MałgorzataNCNPRELUDIUM2015/17/N/NZ8/01568Gastrotricha in palm houses as a model for research on phenotypic variability and cryptic diversity2015-2019
Konczal MateuszNCNFUGA2016/20/S/NZ8/00208Red Queen hypothesis and molecular evolution of parasites, the case study of species from genus Gyrodactylus2016-2019
Kowalski KrzysztofNCNPRELUDIUM2015/17/N/NZ8/01567 Function and composition of venom of the water shrew Neomys fodiens2016-2018
Laska AlicjaNCNPRELUDIUM2017/27/N/NZ8/00305Host specialization-generalization trade-offs in an invasive wheat curl mite, Aceria tosichella2018-2020
Linhart PavelNCNPOLONEZ2015/19/P/NZ8/02507Evolution of identity signaling in vocalization2017-2018
Łukasiewcz AleksandraNCNPRELUDIUM2016/23/N/NZ8/00287Environmental quality and intensity of sexual conflict2017-2019
Mahamoud Issa MathieuNCNPRELUDIUM2017/27/N/NZ8/01554Functions and mechanisms of coordination in duets and choruses in communication of Chubb's cisticola2018-2021
Majer Agnieszka NCNETIUDA2018/28/T/NZ8/00060Dispersal strategies of eriophyoid mites
2018-2019
Migalska MagdalenaNCNETIUDA2017/24/T/NZ8/00088MHC genes copy number and TCR repertoire size in the bank vole: diversity, selection and the optimality hypothesis.2017-2018
Osiejuk TomaszNCNOPUS2015/17/B/NZ8/02347Individual recognition and social eavesdropping in a duetting tropical bird species2016-2019
Ostrowska MartaNCNPRELUDIUM2016/21/N/NZ8/01023Micro- and macrofactors affecting vertical distribution of Tardigrada in
temperate forest
2017-2019
Pełechaty Mariusz NCNOPUS 122016/23/B/NZ8/00635The role of aquatic vegetation in the carbon accumulation and deposition in bottom sediment: a comparative analysis of charophyte and vascular vegetation2017-2020
Przesmycka KarolinaNCNPRELUDIUM2017/25/N/NZ8/00296Do attractive male guppies produce more grandchildren? Testing crucial hypotheses of sexual selection
2018-2020
Radwan JacekNCNMAESTRO2013/08/A/NZ8/00153Evolution of the number of copies of MHC genes: testing optimality hypothesis and exploring alternatives2013-2018
Radwan JacekNCNOPUS2017/27/B/NZ8/0007Sexual selection and genetic variation: evolve and re-sequence approach2018-2021
Ręk PawełNCNSONATA BIS2015/18/E/NZ8/00477Functions and mechanisms of acoustic and visual coordination in animal signalling2016-2021
Skoracka AnnaNCNOPUS2016/21/B/NZ8/00786A bidirectional selection experiment to test the evolution of specialization and dispersal
in the invasive wheat curl mite, Aceria tosichella
2017-2020
Skoracki MaciejNCNOPUS2014/15/B/NZ8/00208Acariform mites (Acari: Acariformes) permanently parasitizing warm-blooded vertebrates in Sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar: fauna genesis, phylogeny, and host-parasite relationships2015-2018
Trocha Lidia Katarzyna NCNSONATA BIS2017/26/E/NZ8/00057Saprotrophic and mycorrhizal fungal communities response to chronic N depositions: a study across ecosystems, tree species of diverse mycorrhizal types (ECM vs AM), and N loads
2018-2021
Wachowiak WitoldNCNOPUS2015/19/B/NZ9/00024Landscape genomics of four pine species (Pinus genus) in Europe2016-2019
Wróbel AleksandraNCNPRELUDIUM2015/17/N/NZ9/00946Janzen-Connell effect in native and invasive tree species: do immigrants have advantage over locals?2016-2018
Zmudziński MateuszSystematics Research Fund (SRF)The Systematics Association
Unveiling extinct mite meioworlds: fossil Prostigmata (Arachnida:
Acariformes) diversity in Baltic amber
2018-2019
Zmudziński Mateusz
MNiSWDiamond GrantDI2017 002547A diversity of Eocene mites of the order Trombidiformes (Arachnida:
Acariformes) in Baltic amber and their biogeographic relationships with
modern acarofauna in the context of the dynamic changes in the natural
environment of the Cenozoic
2018-2021
Zwolak RafałNCNOPUS2014/15/B/NZ8/00213Do personalities matter? How individual differences in foraging behavior affect seed dispersal by rodents2015-2018