For the next 10 months, Alyssa Dunn from the Pitzer College will work with our team thanks to Fulbright stipend. Welcome!
This year’s poster from PopGroup meeting summarizes the idea behind our phylogeo project.
New Year, good news. Two papers co-authored by members of our team have been accepted for publication. A Kloch, EJ Mierzejewska, R Welc-Falęciak, A Bajer, A. Biedrzycka. Cytokine gene polymorphism and parasite susceptibility in free-living rodents: importance of non-coding variants. PloS One M Alsarraf, G Baneth, A Bogucka-Kocka, L Ciuca, D Dwużnik-Szarek, HP Fuehrer, A…
New paper Biedrzycka A, Fijarczyk A, Kloch A, Porth IM. 2022. Editorial: Genomic Basis of Adaptations to New Environments in Expansive and Invasive Species. Front. Ecol. Evol.https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fevo.2022.974649/full
Our lab established a new tradition: a Christmas bonfire and winter walk in Młociny Forest. Turns out it is difficult to burn frozen wood but thanks to the group effort, we even managed to roast sausages. The weather was a nice surprise, cold but exceptionally sunny.
Have a long and well-deserved rest, enjoy your winter time, and come back in the new year full of new ideas and good vibes.
We welcome Abosede and Ania who joined our group as new PhD students. Abosede will study co-phylogeography of bank voles and their helminth parasites across the trans-Carpathian transect. As complicated as it seems, it means that we will check if historical migration patterns affect the genetic diversity of the rodents, and how does this affect…