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Krzysztof obtained his MSc in Biology and an MA in Psychology from the Jagiellonian University (Poland). This was followed by a PhD in Biology from the same institution. Later, he completed a post-doc stay at Tel Aviv University (Israel). Currently, he's an associate professor at the Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, PAS. His projects and interests focus on cognitive ecology and addiction biology.
Daniel obtained his MSc and PhD degrees in Biology from the Jagiellonian University (Poland). Now, he's an associate professor at the Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, PAS, and collaborates closely with the Water Research Institute CNR (Italy). His research centers around taxonomy, systematics, biodiversity, and ecology of tardigrades with a strong integrative approach. In turn, his personal passion is beekeeping.
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Photo: Matteo Vecchi / Private collection
Matteo completed his PhD in the area of Evolutionary and Environmental Biology at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy. He then moved and took a postdoctoral researcher position at the Jyväskylä University (Finland). Now, under the EU funding, he continues his mobility in Poland where he is an adjunct at the Institute of Systematics and Evolution of Animals, PAS. His current research focuses on exploring the ecological and functional aspects of tardigrade assemblages.
Monika studied solitary bees for her two MSc degrees in Biology and Natural Resources Management obtained from the Jagiellonian University (Poland). Currently, she's a PhD student in Biology there and investigates the short- and long-term effects of dietary alcohol on the honeybee. Monika has beekeeping qualifications and a keen interest in popularizing knowledge about pollinators.
Photo: Monika Ostap-Chec / Private collection
Photo: Filip Turza / Private collection
Filip obtained his two MSc degrees in Biology and Ecology and Evolution from the Jagiellonian University (Poland). As a student, he completed short internships at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology and Institute of Science and Technology Austria. Now, as a PhD student back at the Jagiellonian, Filip conducts research on the eco-evolutionary determinants of rescue behaviour in ants. He collaborates with the University of Turin (Italy). In his spare time, he posts on the most popular Polish myrmecological blog, myrmeblog.pl.
Bartłomej obtained his MSc in Biology from the Jagiellonian University (Poland). Currently, he continues his education as a PhD student at the same University. He is involved in several projects that deal with different aspects of ecology, botany, population genetics, forestry, and meiofauna research.
Photo: Bartłomiej Surmacz / Private collection
Daniel is a MSc student in Neurobiology at the Jagiellonian University (Poland). He works with Krzysztof on a thesis devoted to the effect of alcoholic diet on health of the honeybee workers.
Jakub is a MSc student in Biology at the Jagiellonian University (Poland). He collaborates with Daniel on the research devoted to tardigrade ecology.
Krystian is a BSc student in Biology at the Jagiellonian University (Poland). He is training his skills in an integrative data collection for tardigrade research, and field work.
Liza completes her MSc degree in Biology at the University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland). In our team, she participates in the projects related to tardigrade patterns of diversity and distribution.
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