Announcements

Seminar – 29 May 2018
1.
M.Sc. Michał Fecowicz
Institute of Botany, JU in Kraków
"Biotic interactions in the life cycle of Primula farinosa L.

2. M.Sc.  Barbara Pawełek
Institute of Botany, JU in Kraków
"Analysis of factors influencing sex ratio differences among selected Rumex species in subsequent stages of development"

9:00-10:00 a.m.
Lecture hall 1.0.1., JU Campus, Gronostajowa 7 St.

New research projects in our institute – 15.05.2018
Four scientists from our institute received financial support for their projects from the Polish National Science Foundation. Congratulations!

1. M.Sc. Katarzyna Rożek
"Comparison of the impact of fourteen tree species on herbaceous layer development, soil physicochemical properties and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi abundance, species richness and composition in the experimental forest"

2. M.Sc.  Klaudia Sychta
"Cell suspension culture of selected Viola L. species to study zinc and lead accumulation and cell tolerance to heavy metal stress as a model to demonstrate evolutionary developed tolerance in the genus Viola"

3. M.Sc.  Paulina Wietrzyk
"Are cryptogams main factor responsible for initial soil development and carbon sequestration on glacier forelands in Svalbard?"

4. Dr. hab. Szymon Zubek
"A comprehensive analysis of interactions between herbaceous plants and soil microbiological and physicochemical properties in temperate deciduous forests as the basis for effective biodiversity protection of these ecosystems"

Seminar – 15 May 2018
1. M.Sc. Magdalena Kasjaniuk
Agricultural University in Kraków
„Rumex hastatulus  as a study model species of sex chromosome evolution in plants”

2. M.Sc. Justyna Żabicka
Institute of Botany, JU in Kraków
„A role of hybridization in the creation, maintenance and reduction of biodiversity - the study of genetic diversity in the Viola epipsila Ledeb.-Viola palustris L. complex in circumboreal range”

9:00-10:00 a.m.
Lecture hall 1.0.1., JU Campus, Gronostajowa 7 St.

PhD thesis defense - 24 April 2018
MSc Ewelina Klichowska
PhD Student of the Institute of Botany
"Taxonomic studies of feathergrasses from section Stipa with particular emphasis on variation between and within populations of Stipa pennata L. in Poland"
9:00 a.m.
Lecture hall 1.0.1., JU Campus, Gronostajowa 7 St.

Seminar - 13 March 2018
Dr Kenji Yamada
Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University
"A mustard-oil-bomb defense system based on ER bodies in the seedling of Brassicaceae plants"
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Lecture hall 1.0.1., JU Campus, Gronostajowa 7 St.

New research project in our institute - 26.01.2018
Dr Grzegorz Pacyna has received a grant for a project “Fossil plants from the late Triassic Krasiejów locality as a key to understanding the evolution of floras of the Triassic and Jurassic periods”, from the Polish National Science Foundation. Congratulations!

Seminar - 23 January 2018
Prof. dr hab. Piotr Skubała
Department of Ecology Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection, University of Silesia in Katowice
„Lasy i ludzie w zrównoważonym społeczeństwie”
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Lecture hall in the didactic building at Kopernika 27 Street

New research project in our institute - 10.01.2018
Dr Agnieszka Nobis has received a grant for a project “River corridor plants: Linking the occurrence of plants confined to large river valley with soil properties”, from the Polish National Science Foundation. Congratulations!

New project in our institute - 27.12.2017
Institute of Botany has received a financial support from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. A leader of the project “Herbarium of the Institute of Botany Jagiellonian University" is dr. hab. Marcin Nobis. The project will be conducted in the years 2018-2020. Congratulations!

Seminar - 12 December 2017
Dr Volker Otte
Section of Lichenology and Bryology, Senckenberg Museum of Natural History, Görlitz
„A hotspot of biodiversity - lichens in the Caucasus”
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Lecture hall in the didactic building at Kopernika 27 Street

Seminar - 28 November 2017
Mgr inż. Piotr Chachuła
Pieniny National Park
"Różnorodność i ekologia wybranych grup grzybów makroskopijnych na terenie Pienińskiego Parku Narodowego"
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Lecture hall in the didactic building at Kopernika 27 Street

New research project in our Institute
Dr. hab. Piotr Mleczko has received a grant for a project "Diversity and interrelations between rodents and hypogeous fungi, and their impact on the natural environment of the Pieniny National Park", from the Forest Fund of the State Forests via Pieniny National Park. Congratulations!

Seminar - 13 October 2017
Dr. hab. Jadwiga Śliwka
The Plant Breeding and Acclimatization Institute (IHAR), National Research Institute
"Ziemniak i zaraza ziemniaka - genetyczny wyścig zbrojeń"
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Lecture hall in the didactic building at Kopernika 27 Street

PhD Programme in Biology
Faculty of Biology and Earth Sciences and Institute of Botany offer new PhD Programme in Biology carried out in English, in full-time, four-year system. Recruitment will be in summer 2017. For more information visit www.binoz.uj.edu.pl/phd_biology

Seminar - 13 June 2017
Prof. Douglas Zook
University of Massachusetts/Boston, USA
"Practicing earth-centered ethics - inspiring examples from around the world"
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Lecture hall in the didactic building at Kopernika 27 Street

Seminar - 12 June 2017
Prof. Anjana Jajoo
School Of Life Science, Devi Ahilya University, India
"Photosynthesis and Chlorophyll fluorescence"
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Lecture hall in the didactic building at Kopernika 27 Street

Seminar - 8 June 2017
Prof. M.N.V. Prasad
Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad, India
"Biodiversity prospecting for fostering bioeconomy and improved bioremediation"
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Lecture hall in the didactic building at Kopernika 27 Street

15 May 2017
Dr. Kaja Rola has received a grant for a project "Adaptations of lichens to heavy metal pollution, i.e. the key to their success in colonising extremely contaminated areas", from the Polish National Science Foundation.
Congratulations!

Seminar - 12 May 2017
Prof. Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis
Department of Biology and History, University of Florida, USA
"The Quiet Moments of Integration: G. Ledyard Stebbins, Developmental Genetics and the Path to an Integrative Biology"
10:00-11:00 a.m.
Lecture hall in the didactic building at Kopernika 27 Street

New research project in our institute – 10.01.2018

Dr Agnieszka Nobis has received a grant for a project “River corridor plants: Linking the occurrence of plants confined to large river valley with soil properties”, from the Polish National Science Foundation. Congratulations!

New research project in our institute

Dr Małgorzata Jaźwa has received a grant for a project “The floristic diversity and physicochemical properties of soils on the roadsides", from the Polish National Science Foundation. Congratulations!