Seminars on Tuesdays at 12:15

Currently the seminars are held in Polish. We will share information on presentations held in English.

 

Seminars in summer term 2015/2016

 

15 March 2016

seminar

ROLAND VERGILINO (Universite de Montreal, Kanada):

Hybrids and cybrids: relics of a lost species

 

8 March 2016

seminar

MAGDALENA RUSIŁOWICZ (Zakład Hydrobiologii UW):

Persistent interindividual differences in animal behaviour

 

1 March 2016

seminar

ANNA BEDNARSKA (Department of Hydrobiology UW):

Impact of cyanobacteria and raised temperature on reproductive success of Daphnia - grant NCN SONATA

 

Seminars in winter term 2015/2016

 

12 January 2016

seminar

MAGDALENA MARKOWSKA (Department of Animal Physiology UW):

Daphnia physiological response to kairomone presence

 

22 December 2015

press review

Pollution going multimodal: the complex impact of the human-altered sensory environment on animal perception and performance

Halfwerk W. & Slabbekoorn H. Biology Letters, 2015, 11: 20141051 (Tomasz Karasek)

 

8 December 2015

press review

The concept of fitness in fluctuating environments

Sæther B., Steinar E. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 2015, 30: 273-281 (Mirosław Ślusarczyk)

 

24 November 2015

seminar

MACIEJ BARTOSIEWICZ (Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Canada, PhD thesis):

The influence of internal and external processes in regulating greenhouse gas emissions and storage in small lakes

ANNA PRZYTULSKA-BARTOSIEWICZ (Laval University, Canada, PhD thesis):

Ecology of planktonic cyanobacteria in subarctic thermokarst lakes

 

press review

(...)

 

3 November 2015

seminar

MAGDALENA RUSIŁOWICZ (Department of Plant Ecology and Environmental Conservation UW, MSc thesis):

Effects of de-icing salts on urban soils, plant germination and aquatic organisms

 

press review

(...)

 

27 October 2015

seminar

ALICJA PAWELEC (Department of Hydrobiology UW, MSc thesis):

The invasion of monkey goby (Neogobius fluviatilis) as a threat for native gudgeon Gobio gobio

 

press review

(...)

 

20 October 2015

seminar

JOANNA TAŁANDA (Department of Hydrobiology UW, MSc thesis):

The influence of light pollution on behavior, morphology and life history of planktonic animals

 

13 October 2015

seminar

ANNA SIKORA (Department of Hydrobiology UW):

Wpływ temperatury na skład gatunkowy i strukturę wielkości zespołów zooplanktonu jeziornego

 

press review

(...)

 

Summer term 2014/2015

 

31 March 2015

seminar

MIROSŁAW ŚLUSARCZYK (Department of Hydrobiology UW):

Optymalny okres spoczynku organizmów

 

press review

(Andrzej Kołodziejczyk)

 

24 March 2015

press review

An SNP-based second-generation genetic map of Daphnia magna and its application to QTL analysis of phenotypic traits

Routtu J., M.D. Hall, B. Albere, C. Beisel, R.D. Bergeron, ..., M. Pfrender & D. Ebert. BMC Genomics, 2014, 15: 1033 (Julia Dorosz)

 

17 March 2015

press review

Modality matters for the expression of inducible defenses: introducing a concept of predator modality

Herzog Q. & C. Laforsch. BMC Biology, 2013, 11: 113 (Maciej Rojek)

 

10 March 2015

seminar

ŁUKASZ WEJNEROWSKI (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań):

The effect of temperature on life history response of small- and large-bodied Daphnia to filamentous cyanobacterium Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii

 

press review

 

3 March 2015

press review

The relationship between individual habitat use and diet in brown trout

Giller P. & L. Greenberg. Freshwater Biology, 2015, 60: 256–266 (Paweł Koperski)

 

17 February 2015

press review

Differential Peptide Labeling (iTRAQ) in LC-MS/MS Based Proteomics in Daphnia Reveal Mechanisms of an Antipredator Response.

Effertz C., S. Müller & E. von Elert. Journal of Proteome Research, 2015, Feb 6;14(2): 888-96 (Maciej Rojek)

 

 

2014/2015 winter term

 

20 January 2015

seminar

ŁUKASZ WEJNEROWSKI (Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań):

Changes in filament thickness of the cyanobacterium Aphanizomenon gracile induced by Daphnia – their role in defence against grazing

 

press review

The past and the future of Behavioral Ecology

M. Milinski. Behavioral Ecology, 2014, 00(00): 1–5 (Ewa Narożniak)

 

13 January 2015

seminar

TOMASZ KARASEK (Lund University, Sweden / ZH UW):

Responses of freshwater snails to stressors

 

press review

The Intelligent Plant: Scientists debate a new way of understanding flora

M. Pollan. The New Yorker, 2013, December 23 (Mirosław Ślusarczyk)

 

16 December 2014

seminar

EWA BABKIEWICZ (Department of Hydrobiology UW):

Proximate aspects of diel vertical migration – something old, something new

 

press review

A population of sexual Daphnia pulex resists invasion by asexual clones

Innes D.J. & M. Ginn. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 2014, 281: 20140564 (Julia Dorosz)

 

9 December 2014

seminar

BARBARA PIETRZAK (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany / ZH UW):

From evolutionary demography to environmental genomics

 

press review

The ostracod springtail — camera recordings of a previously undescribed high-speed escape jump in the genus Tanycypris (Ostracoda, Cypridoidea)

R. Matzke-Karasz, C. Nagler & S. Hofmann. Crustaceana, 2014, 87 (8-9): 1072-1094  (Jacek Radzikowski)

 

2 December 2014

seminar

RAJEEV KUMAR (A.N. College, Patna, India):

A study of Salvinia cucullata ROXB. ability to tolerate and accumulate Arsenic

 

press review

Context dependency of infectious disease: the cyanobacterium Microcystis aeruginosa decreases white bacterial disease in Daphnia magna

Coopman M., K. Muylaert, B. Lange, L. Reyserhove & E. Decaestecker. Freshwater Biology, 2014, 59: 714–723  (Anna Sikora)

 

25 November 2014

seminar

EWA NAROŻNIAK (Department of Hydrobiology UW, MSc thesis):

Do dormant forms shed by Daphnia on the water surface differ from ones laid in the water column?

 

press review

Longevity of Daphnia and the attenuation of stress responses by melatonin

Schwarzenberger A., M. Christjani & A. Wacker. BMC Physiology, 2014, 14:8  (Małgorzata Grzesiuk)

 

18 November 2014

seminar

JULIA DOROSZ (University of Copenhagen, Denmark, MSc thesis)

Copepods as potential vectors for fish pathogens

 

press review

Is DNA barcoding actually cheaper and faster than traditional morphological methods: results from a survey of freshwater bioassessment efforts in the United States?

Stein E.D., M.C. Martinez, S. Stiles, P.E. Miller & E.V. Zakharov. PLoS One. 2014 Apr 22;9(4): e95525  (Tomasz Karasek)

 

4 November 2014

seminar

MAŁGORZATA GRZESIUK (University of Potsdam, Germany / ZH UW):

Effect of pharmaceuticals on alga

 

press review

Trait-based approaches to zooplankton communities

E. Lichtman, M.D. Ohman & T. Kiørboe. Journal of Plankton Research, 2013, 0(0): 1–12 (Maciek Rojek)

 

28 October 2014

seminar

ANNA SIKORA (University of Cologne, Germany / ZH UW):

Size-dependent polyunsaturated fatty acids demands of freshwater zooplankton

 

press review

The latitudinal biodiversity gradient through deep time

P.D. Mannion, P. Upchurch, R.B. Benson & A. Goswami. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 2014, 29(1):42-50 (Piotr Dawidowicz)

 

21 October 2014

seminar

ALEKSANDRA DAŃKO (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Germany):

Environmental influence on reproduction and aging of Eleutheria dichotoma

 

press review

Diversity of ageing across the tree of life

O. Jones, A. Scheuerlein, … & J. Vaupel. Nature, Jan 2014, 505: 169–173 (Barbara Pietrzak)

 

14 października 2014

press review

(Paweł Koperski)

 

 

 

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