ŁOPATA Barbara
M.Sc., eng. (research assistant)
 
Studies:     Faculty of Chemistry, Jagiellonian University
Faculty of Environmental Engineering , T. Kościuszko Cracow University of Technology



last updated: 10.2018


Scientific career:

Research assistant (since 2014)

Research topics:

  • Plants adaptations to stress conditions at heavy metals contaminated soils
  • Evolution of heavy metals tolerance in the Arabidopsis halleri (pseudometallophyte species)
  • Biomonitoring of air pollution

Research pojects:
    • Fundation for Polish Science (stipendist):  Adaptation of Arabidopsis halleri to metal-polluted soils: linking environmental, genomic, and phenotypic information.” (2016-2018, Fundacja na rzecz Nauki Polskiej, stypendist)
    • Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL  (researcher): “METALink: Linking environmental, genomic, and phenotypic information to study the adaptation of Arabidopsis halleri to metal-polluted soils.” (2016-2017)
    • IB PAS Grant “Young Scientists” (leader): “Field reciprocal transplant experiment of metallicolous and nonmetallicolous populations of Arabidopsis halleri – measurements of the first season.” (May –November 2016)
    • IB PAS Grant “Young Scientists” (leader): “Field reciprocal transplant experiment of metallicolous and nonmetallicolous populations of Arabidopsis halleri –­ experimental design.” (May –November 2015)
    • IB PAS Grant “Young Scientists” (leader): “Effects of zinc and cadmium hyperaccumulator - Arabidopsis halleri on biological and chemical soil properties – pilot studies.” (May –November 2014)
    Fellowships and trainings:
    • Center for Microscopy and Image Analysis, University of Zurich (07.2018)
    • Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Birmensdorf, Szwajcaria (27.05 - 22.07.2018;  24.04-15.05.2017; 31.10 – 18.12.2016)
    • 11th Microscopy Winter School 2017 - Practical course in advanced microscopy. Center for Microscopy and Image Analysis, University of Zurich; Scientific Center for Optical and Electron Microscopy, ETH Zurich, Szwajcaria (22.01 – 27.01.2017)

    • Materials Research Department iThemba Laboratory for Acceleratory-Based Sciences, National Research Foundation; Somerset West, South Africa (7.10 – 7.11.2015)
    Adres:
    At work: Department of Ecology, W. Szafera Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences, Lubicz 46, 31-512 Kraków
    Tel./fax: At work: (12) 424-17-04, fax: (12) 421-97-90,
    e-mail: e-mail: b.lopata@botany.pl
    Publications:
    • Woch M.W., Radwańska M., Stanek M., Łopata B., Stafanowicz A.M. 2018. Science of the Total Environment 642: 264-275
    • Żywiec M., Ledwoń, M., Holeksa J., Seget P., Łopata B., Fedriani J. 2017. Rare events of massive plant reproductive investment lead to long-term density-dependent reproductive success. Journal of Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12896
    • Kapusta P., Szarek-Łukaszewska G., Godzik B., Łopata B. 2014. Recent nitrogen deposition in Poland monitored with the moss Pleurozium schreberi. Polish Botanical Journal 59(1): 131-135
    Selected conferences:
    • The International Conference on the Biogeochemistry of the Trace Elements ICOBTE, ETH Zurich, 16-20.07.2017 (Best Poster Prize by IUPAC for Łopata B., Przybyłowicz W., Barnabas A., Mesjasz-Przybyłowicz J. 2017. Elemental map ping revealed different adaptation strategies In seed of Zn hypperaccumulating plant Arabidopsis halleri from Poland. )
    • European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, Vienna, 17-22.04.2016.
    • 29th Task Force Meeting of The United Nation Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) - ICP VEGETATION; Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, 29.02-04.03.2016r.
    • 28th Task Force Meeting - The International Cooperative Programme on Effects of Air Pollution on Natural Vegetation and Crops (ICP VEGETATION); The United Nation Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE); Rome, 3-5.02.2015
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