Unia Europejska

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Karolina Doan

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Phone: +48(22) 629 32 21, wew. 156

Research interests:

ancient DNA, paleobiology, population genetics, phylogeography


  1. Doan K, Mackiewicz P, Sandoval-Castellanos E, Stefaniak K, Ridush B, Dalen L, Węgleński P, Stankovic A (2017) The history of Crimean red deer population and Cervus phylogeography in Eurasia. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, zlx065
  1. Doan K, Zachos FE, Wilkens B, Vigne J-D, Piotrowska N, Stankovic A, Jędrzejewska B, Stefaniak B, Niedziałkowska M (2017) Phylogeography of the Tyrrhenian red deer (Cervus elaphus corsicanus) resolved using ancient DNA of radiocarbon-dated subfossils. Scientific Reports, 7, 2331
  1. Baca M, Doan K, Sobczyk M, Stankovic A, Węgleński P (2012). Ancient DNA reveals kinship burial patterns of a pre-Columbian Andean community. BMC Genetics 13:30 doi:10.1186/1471-2156-13-30
  1. Stankovic A, Doan K, Mackiewicz P, Ridush B, Baca M, Gromadka R, Socha P, Węgleński P, Nadachowski A, Stefaniak K (2011) First ancient DNA sequences of the Late Pleistocene red deer (Cervus elaphus) from the Crimea, Ukraine. Quaternary International, 245, 262-267


Research projects:

  • 2016 - present

Social and biological welfare of the children of Wroclaw in the period from Middle Ages till Early Modern time, genetic analysis services for Faculty of Historical and Pedagogical Sciences, University of Wroclaw

  • 2014 - 2016

Genetic diversity and habitat selectivity of red deer (Cervus elaphus) in Europe and Asia in the Late Pleistocene and Holocene, project finance by the National Science Centre, Poland

  • 2011 - 2013

Phylogeography and phylogenetics of red deer (Cervus elaphus) based on ancient DNA analysis from pleistocene subfossils, project financed by Ministry of Sciences and Higher Education, Poland

Monika Patrzyk

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Phone: +48(22) 629 32 21, wew. 156

Research interests:

population genetics


Research projects:

  • 2016 – prezent

Conducting genetic research within the framework of  “Stabilization of the deer population in Bory Stobrawskie based on transplantation from the Kluczbork forest district `s  breeding “

  • 2013-2015

Study of morphological and metabolic changes accompanying the cell death induced by kinetin within the framework of “Characterisation of some metabolism components accompanying cell death induced by kinetin in 2-cm root apical fragments of Vicia faba ssp. minor seedlings



research interests:

Taxonomy, zoogeography, faunology, ecology;

bats, bat flies, butterflies, birds;

Poland, western Palearctic


actual projects:

Bats of Albania

Spatio-temporal dynamics of Pipistrellus kuhlii sensu lato expansion in central Europe


recent papers and books:

Sachanowicz K., Stępień A., Ciechanowski M. 2014. Prevalence and phenology of white-nose syndrome fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans in bats from Poland. Central European Journal of Biology 9: 437–443.

Sachanowicz K. 2013. Separation possibilities and genital measurement variations in two cryptic species of European pierid butterflies, Leptidea juvernica Williams, 1946 and L. sinapis (Linnaeus, 1758). Zoology 116: 215–223.

Sachanowicz K., Wower A. 2013. Assemblage structure and use of anthropogenic roosts by bats in the Eastern Carpathians: Case study in the Bieszczady National Park (SE Poland). Italian Journal of Zoology 80: 139–148.

Sachanowicz K., Mleczek T., Gottfried T., Ignaczak M., Piksa K., Piskorski M. 2012. Winter records of Myotis alcathoe in southern Poland and comments on identification of the species during hibernation. Acta zoologica cracoviensia 55: 97–101.   

Krištofík J., Piksa K., Sachanowicz K. 2012. Two spinturnicid mites new to the fauna of Poland (Acari: Spinturnicidae). Polish Journal of Entomology 81: 101–106.

Sachanowicz K., Wower A. 2011. Poznajemy i chronimy nietoperze w miastach konurbacji śląsko-dąbrowskiej. Centrum Dziedzictwa Przyrody Górnego Śląska, Katowice, 32 s.

Sachanowicz K., Wower A., Buszko J. 2011. Past and present distribution of the cryptic species Leptidea sinapis and L. reali (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) in Poland and its implications for the conservation of these butterflies. European Journal of Entomology 108: 235–242. 

Bashta A.-T., Piskorski M., Mysłajek R. W., Tereba A., Kurek K., Sachanowicz K. 2011. Myotis alcathoe in Poland and Ukraine: New data on its status and habitat in Central Europe. Folia Zoologica 60: 1–4.

Sachanowicz K. 2010. Nietoperze Europy Centralnej i Bałkanów. Przewodnik fotograficzny [Bats of central Europe and the Balkans. A photographic guide]. Nyctalus, Wrocław, 128 pp.

Sanderson F. J., Kloch A., Sachanowicz K., Donald P. F. 2009. Predicting the effects of agricultural change on farmland bird populations in Poland. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 129: 37–42.


Research interests

Keywords: entomology, taxonomy, phylogenetics, cladistics, biogeography, Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Platynotina, Opatrina.

Current research projects

Systematic revision and phylogeny of the genus Anchophthalmus Gerstaecker, 1854 (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Platynotina).


List of publications

Łopucki R., Szymroszczyk P. 2003. Recognition of interspecific familiar versus unfamiliar odours among bank voles and yellow-necked mice. Acta Theriologica 48(2): 167-176.

Iwan D., Schimrosczyk D. 2007. Blenosia Uhligi and Planostibes Jaegeri, Two New Species from Southern Africa (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Opatrina). Annales Zoologici 57(4): 741-750.

Iwan D., Schimrosczyk D. 2008. Description of the larva of Anchophthalmus Gerstaecker, 1854. African Entomology 16(2): 287-295.

Iwan D., Schimrosczyk D. 2009. Catalogue of the World Stizopina (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Opatrini). Annales Zoologici 59(2): 259-280.

Iwan D., Schimrosczyk D. 2009. Planostibes medvedevi, new species of stizopoid group (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Stizopina) from Namibia. Caucasian Entomological Bull. 5(2): 237-240.

Schimrosczyk D. 2010. Anchophthalmus muelleri, a new species from Tanzania (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Platynotina). Annales Zoologici 60(2): 239-244.

Iwan D., Schimrosczyk D. 2011. Two New Species of Microstizopus Koch, 1963 from South Africa (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Opatrina). Spec. Publ. Jpn. Soc. Scarabaeoidology (1): 293-300.

Iwan D., Szymroszczyk P. 2011. Tajemnica zbioru entomologicznego Wojciecha Mączyńskiego, pp. 13-40. In: Matyjasiak P., Romanowski J. (eds.). Wisła jako warsztat badawczy biologów. Wydawnictwo UKSW, Warszawa, 214 pp.

Iwan D., Schimrosczyk D. 2013. A second species of the genus Helibatus Mulsant & Rey, 1859 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Opatrina). Zootaxa 3626(4): 569-575.

Iwan D., Schimrosczyk D. 2015. Revision of the stizopoid genus Crististibes Koch, 1963 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Opatrini). Annales Zoologici 65(4): 551-566.

Schimrosczyk D., Iwan D., 2016. The stizopoid genus Planostibes Gemminger et Harold, 1870 (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae, Opatrini). Annales Zoologici 66(1): 131-153.

Schimrosczyk D. 2017. Taxonomy of the genus Blacodatus Koch, 1963 with description of a new species from South Africa (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Opatrini). Annales Zoologici 67(2): 369-382.

Iwan D., Schimrosczyk D. 2017. Species groups in the genus Parastizopus Gebien, 1938 (Coleoptera, Tenebrionidae). Annales Zoologici 67(2): 383-404.