Institute

Barbara Seget

Research Assistant

Unit
Functional and Evolutionary Ecology Group
E‑mail
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Phone
+4812‑4241‑741
Address
Lubicz 46, 31‑512 Kraków, Poland
Room
B‑314

ORCID

Research interests

  • Plant-animal interactions.
  • Ecology of Sorbus aucuparia.
  • Plants adaptations to stress conditions.

Higher education and employment history

  • MSc degree at the Jagiellonian University.
  • Engineer's degree at the Cracow University of Technology.
  • Research assistant at the W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS (since 2014).

International experience

  • Republic of South Africa (2015) – 1-month stay at the Materials Research Department, iThemba Laboratory for Accelerator Based Sciences, National Research Foundation, Somerset West.
  • Switzerland (2016) – 7-week stay at the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf.
  • Switzerland (2017) – several-day training: "Practical course in advanced microscopy" within the 11th Microscopy Winter School 2017; Center for Microscopy and Image Analysis, University of Zurich; Scientific Center for Optical and Electron Microscopy, ETH Zurich.
  • Switzerland (2017) – 3-week stay at the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf.
  • Switzerland (2018) – 8-week stay at the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf.
  • Switzerland (2018) – several-day stay at the Center for Microscopy and Image Analysis, University of Zurich.

Research projects

  • Effects of zinc and cadmium hyperaccumulator – Arabidopsis halleri on biological and chemical soil properties – pilot studies (2014); grant "Young Scientists"; W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS – project leader.
  • Field reciprocal transplant experiment of metallicolous and nonmetallicolous populations of Arabidopsis halleri – experimental design (2015); grant "Young Scientists"; W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS – project leader.
  • Field reciprocal transplant experiment of metallicolous and nonmetallicolous populations of Arabidopsis halleri – measurements of the first season (2016); grant "Young Scientists"; W. Szafer Institute of Botany, PAS – project leader.
  • METALink: Linking environmental, genomic, and phenotypic information to study the adaptation of Arabidopsis halleri to metal-polluted soils (2016–2017); Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL – contractor.
  • Adaptation of Arabidopsis halleri to metal-polluted soils: linking environmental, genomic, and phenotypic information (2016–2018); Fundation for Polish Science – contractor (PhD stypendist).
  • Linking individual plants masting behavior with their reproductive success. Is mast seeding under genetic control? (2020–2023); grant no. 2019/33/B/NZ8/01345; National Science Centre (NCN) – contractor.

Recent publications (selected)

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