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Topics selected during recruitment in 2017

IES-1: Experimental model of holobiont evolution: gut bacterial symbionts in bank voles selected for increased herbivorous capability

IES-4: Ecosystem services in environmental governance: a novel paradigm for addressing biodiversity decline

IB-5: Taxonomy and evolution of steppe grass species from the tribe Stipeae (Poaceae)

IZBR-8: Pathophysiology of sepsis: involvement of innate immune cells

IZBR-9: Reconstruction of the phylogeny of the order Apochela (Tardigrada: Eutardigrada)

IZBR-10: Testing Wallace with microinvertebrates – patterns of diversity and distribution of water bears (Tardigrada)

IES-14: Testing the heat dissipation limitation theory in birds and in the ageing perspective: a study on free-living and captive birds

IES-15: Testing the heat dissipation limitation theory in the context of ageing: reproductive performance in two mammalian animal models

IES-18: Intersexual differences in density-dependent dispersal and their consequences for metapopulation functioning

IZBR-20: Acetylcholine induced bursting activity of midbrain dopaminergic neurons - in vivo electrophysiological and pharmacological studies

PhD students recruited in September 2017:

  • Evgenii Baiakhmetov (Russia),
  • Arpan Basak (India),
  • Mariusz Boćkowski (Poland),
  • Piotr Gąsiorek (Poland),
  • Miriam Gonzalez Gonzalez (Spain),
  • Marta Grosiak (Poland),
  • Elisa Plazio (Italy),
  • Witold Morek (Poland),
  • Magdalena Walczak (Poland),
  • Elisavet Zagkle (Greece)

Topics selected during recruitment in 2018

IB – 2: Taxonomy and palaeoecology of bennettitalean species from Laurasia during Jurassic period

IES – 3: Sociomicrobiology: Division of labour in microorganisms

IZBR – 8: Effects of reproductive mode and cryptobiosis on tardigrade dispersal, speciation and extinction rates

IES – 10: Landscape genomics of newts: habitat, population connectivity and multi-scale gene flow

IES – 15: River restoration in ecosystem services perspective – analysis of contribution of restored rivers to tourism and well-being of local communities

IZBR – 16: Multidimensional studies on the impact of satiety signals on circadian timing system in the development of obesity

IB – 17: Plant extracellular matrix surface network as a proposal model for study of cell wall plasticity

IZBR – 20: The role of glial cells in the regulation of circadian rhythms in Drosophila

IES – 22: Effect of sexual selection on the evolution of mutational load

IB – 23:  Biogeographical patterns of endemic diversity of rocky habitats in the Middle Asian mountains


PhD students recruited in July 2018:

  • Mohib Abdullah (Pakistan)
  • Sayantani Basak (India)
  • Debarati Bhattacharaya (India)
  • Kyle Coughlan (Ireland)
  • Bernardo Flores Antunes (Portugal)
  • Tomasz Gaczorek (Poland)
  • Artur Górecki (Poland)
  • Monika Opałek (Poland)
  • Anna Sanetra (Poland)
  • Lizaveta Vintsek (Bielarus)