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)

Bogdziewicz M., Szymkowiak J., Tanentzap A.J., Calama R., Marino S., Steele M.A., Seget B., Piechnik Ł., Żywiec M. 2021. Seed predation selects for reproductive variability and synchrony in perennial plants. New Phytologist 229: 2357–2364. DOI

Skórka P., Banach A., Banasiak M., Bokalska-Rajba J., Bonk M., Czachura P., García-Rodríguez A., Gaspar G., Hordyńska N., Kaczmarczyk A., Kapłoniak K., Kociński M., Łopata B., Mazur E., Mirzaei M., Misiewicz A., Parres A., Przystałkowska A., Pustkowiak S., Raczyński M., Sadura I., Splitt A., Stanek M., Sternalski J., Wierzbicka A., Wiorek M., Zduńczyk P. 2021. Congruence between the prioritisation of conservation problems at the local and national scale: an evaluation by environmental scientists in Poland. Environmental Science and Pollution Research in press. DOI

Milne-Rostkowska F., Holeksa J., Bogdziewicz M., Piechnik Ł., Seget B., Kurek P., Buda J., Żywiec M. 2020. Where can palatable young trees escape herbivore pressure in a protected forest? Forest Ecology and Management 47: 118221. DOI

Piszczek M.A., Izworska K., Kapusta P., Kurek P., Piechnik Ł., Seget B., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Zielonka T., Holeksa J. 2020. Cięcia przygodne i pielęgnacyjne a ilość martwego drewna na terenie obszaru Natura 2000 "Puszcza Niepołomicka". Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica Polonica 27: 155–167. DOI

Żywiec M., Ledwoń M., Holeksa J., Seget P., Łopata B., Fedriani J.M. 2018. Rare events of massive plant reproductive investment lead to long‐term density‐dependent reproductive success. Journal of Ecology 106: 1307–1318. DOI