Position: PhD Student

Email: zdun@amu.edu.pl

Phone: 61 829-57-99


Research Interests

  • host-parasite interactions
  • ecological consequences of animal personalities
  • community ecology

Current Projects

Does a negative feedback mechanism occur in an interaction between animal personality and its parasite load? (PhD project funded by National Science Centre, grant 2016/21/N/NZ8/01059)


Career History

  • since 2017: PhD studies at AMU (supervised by Anna Skoracka, Rafał Zwolak)
  • 2016 – 2017: research manager in a research project about ecophysiology and social organization of striped mouse (Rhabdomys pumilio) Succulent Karoo Research Station, Goegap, South Africa. PI: Carsten Schradin.
  • 2015: field assistant in black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) phenology research project in Grasslands National Park, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. PI: Jeffrey Lane.
  • 2012 – 2014: M.Sc. in population biology, supervised by Dr Rafał Zwolak, AMU, Poznań.
  • 2009 – 2012: B.Sc. in environmental protection, supervised by Prof. Jerzy Błoszyk, AMU, Poznań.


  1. Ecology
  2. Mammalogy


Zduniak M. 2016. Review of: Lyme disease. The ecology of a complex system by Richard Ostfeld.
Wszechświat, (7) (in Polish).