Institute

Dr Jolanta Piątek

Assistant Professor

Unit
Functional and Evolutionary Ecology Group
E‑mail
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Phone
+4812‑4241‑876
Address
Lubicz 46, 31‑512 Kraków, Poland
Room
B‑12

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Research interests

  • Ecology, biogeography and taxonomy of algae, with particular emphasis on golden-brown algae (Chrysophyceae and Synurophyceae).
  • The impact of cyanobacterial blooms on the biodiversity of algae.

Higher education and employment history

  • MSc degree at the Higher College of Teacher Training in Kraków (1998).
  • Research assistant at the W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences (1999–2004).
  • PhD degree at the W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS (2004).
  • Assistant professor at the W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS (since 2005).
  • Habilitation at the W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS (2015).

Membership and awards

  • Member of the Doctoral Thesis Committee at the Scientific Council of the W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS (since 2015).
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Plant and Fungal Systematics (since 2018).
  • Member of the Vocational Counseling Committee at the W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS (since 2018).
  • Member of the Scientific Council of the W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS (since 2019).
  • Member of the Social Affairs Committee at the W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS (since 2019).

International experience

  • Egypt (2006) – 2-week scientific research expedition.
  • Cameroon (2007) – 6-week scientific research expedition.

Research projects

  • Biodiversity of algae of the vanishing peat bog in Budzyń − Kraków-Częstochowa Upland (2001−2002); grant no. 6 P04G 022 20; Ministry of Science and Higher Education − project leader.
  • Diversity of monads as the basis of systematic and evolutionary connections of euglenins of the genus Strombomonas and Trachelomonas (2001−2005); grant no. 6 P04C 036 21; Ministry of Science and Higher Education – contractor.
  • Diversity of morphotypes of chrysophyte stomatocysts in ponds, lakes and peat bogs of Tatra National Park (2005–2008); grant no. 2 P04G 023 28; Ministry of Science and Higher Education − project leader.
  • Life and death of the extinct rhinoceros (Stephanorhinus sp.) from western Poland in the light of interdisciplinary palaeoenvironmental studies (2018–2021); grant no. 0201/2048/18 [2017/25/B/ST10/00111]; National Science Centre (NCN) – contractor.
  • OZwRCIN: Open resources in the digital repository of scientific institutes (2018−2021); grant no. POPC.02.03.01-00-0029/17; Operational Programme Digital Poland for 2014−2020 – contractor.

Recent publications (selected)

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