Position: B.Sc. student

Room: 1.22


Research Interests

  • mites’ dispersal mechanisms
  • population genetics of Eriophyoidea

Current Projects

  1. A bidirectional selection experiment to test the evolution of specialization and dispersal in invasive wheat curl mite, Aceria tosichella (National Science Centre grant no. 2016/21/B/NZ8/00788, 2017-2020, Co-Investigator)
  2. Discovery and Evaluation of Biological Control Agents of Invasive Annual Grasses (USDA-ARS no. 58-2060-7-002-F, BBCA onlus, Co-Investigator)
  3. Genetics of host specificity of the wheat curl mite complex (USDI-BLM and USDA-ARS agreement no 60-2060-7-001, Co-Investigator)
  4. Host specialization-generalization trade-offs in an invasive wheat curl mite, Aceria tosichella (National Science Centre grant no. 2017/27/N/NZ8/00305, Co-Investigator)

Career History

  • B.Sc. student, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań

Honors & awards

  • 2017: Rector of AMU Scholarship – awarded to the best students


XXVIII Scientific Presentation Workshops OAK in Zakrzów, oral presentation “Dispersal behaviour in Acariformes”

VIII Copernican Science Students Symposium, poster presentation “Dispersal behaviour in Acariformes”

Polish Young Biologists Conference “BiologUS” in Toruń, oral presentation “Enemy from the field”


V Polish Evolutionary Conference in Toruń, Poland, poster presentation „How to test the evolution of specialization and dispersal: the case study of the invasive wheat curl mite, Aceria tosichella”


External Activities

  • member of Acarological Polish Society