News archive

March 26, 2018

A new work led by Jacek Urbaniak from Wrocław and co-authored by Michał Ronikier from our Group has been published in Preslia.

March 24, 2018

During the last austral summer (January/February 2018) we carried out an expedition to the Antarctic.

December 5, 2017

The last volume of the Great Encyclopedia of Mountains and Mountaineering (WEGA) has been published in fall 2017.

November 27, 2017

We presented first results of our Antarctic project at the IPSIP conference in Warsaw (17–19 November 2017).

November 23, 2017

A recent work, led by Darina Koubínová and co-authored by Tomasz Suchan from our group, has been published in Scientific Reports.

November 16, 2017

An open-air exhibition of photographs related to our DRYADE project can be visited in Kraków from November to March.

November 9, 2017

A new paper, part of Tomasz Suchan's PhD, was published in Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.

November 5, 2017

From 26th to 29th October 2017, Tomasz Suchan took part in the SCAPE 2017 meeting in Drøbak, Norway.

October 16, 2017

As announced before (see announcement), from 28th to 30th of September the Second Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Biogeography of the Carpathians took place in Cluj-Napoca (Romania) under a title “Ecological and Evolutionary Facets of Biodiversity”.

May 18, 2017

A new paper on evolutionary relationships in Viola, led by Grzegorz Migdałek (Pedagogical University in Kraków) in collaboration with our lab has been published in Plant Biology. It deals with population genetics of Viola reichenbachiana and V. riviniana, two closely related and co-occurring European forest violets, and their putative hybrids.

May 12, 2017

A new paper co-authored by Tomasz Suchan has been published in Methods in Ecology and Evolution. It presents a modification of the previously published hyRAD method (Suchan et al. 2016) to target a transcriptome, rather than whole genome.

April 24, 2017

Two colleagues have joined us again this spring: Tomasz Suchan and Magda Tomaszewicz. Tomek had already been involved in our earlier projects and now we are happy to announce that he has been appointed a researcher (assistant professor) in our group. He will be involved in particular in developing NGS protocols and pipelines in our lab.

April 18, 2017

A new paper led by Camille Pitteloud (University of Lausanne) and co-authored by Tomasz Suchan has been published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. It addresses the question whether the niche shift evolution is faster in sympatrically than allopatrically evolving species, applied to a the Palearctic butterflies of genus Pyrgus.

February 25, 2017

Witold Dzierzęga, MSc student from the Pedagogical University in Kraków, joined our group for his two-week lab internship (extended for a further voluntary training). He will learn the basics molecular lab and take part in several ongoing projects. Welcome Witek!

January 8, 2017

A new paper led by Bogdan-Iuliu Hurdu (Institute of Biological Research, Cluj-Napoca, Romania) and co-authored by Michał Ronikier from our team has been published in Contribuţii Botanice.

December 22, 2016

A new paper led by Wojciech Paul and co-authored by our team has been published in Acta Biologica Cracoviensia s. Botanica. It presents a population genetic analysis of Viola uliginosa, a declining species of European wet habitats.

November 8, 2016

We start a new research project entitled Evolution and past range dynamics of the terrestrial Antarctic biota: insights from next-generation phylogeography of endemic mosses, a short description of which you can find here.

October 31, 2016

Our project DRYADE carried out within the Polish-Swiss Research Programme (PSRP) since 2012 came to an end. It was a fascinating scientific adventure, strengthening our cordial long-term research links with the Swiss partners and ensuring a lot of great activities – from challenging field works in arctic and high-mountain sites to generation of novel genetic data in the lab.

October 27, 2016

A special issue of the Biological Journal of the Linnean Society entitled Biogeography of the Carpathians: evolutionary and spatial facets of biodiversity has been published online (volume 119, issue 3).

October 20, 2016

A new paper led by Łukasz Kajtoch (Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals) and co-authored by Elżbieta Cieślak from our group has been published in Biodiversity and Conservation.