The "NEWS" page is available only in English.
The cover image of the latest issue of Applied and Environmental Microbiology is taken by Piotr. The image presents the localization of microbial community within the midgut (upper left) and hindgut (lower half) of the turtle ant (Cephalotes sp.) by fluorescent in situ hybridization.
We are happy to inform you that during our research we will include Oxford Nanopore Technology. Our MinION Mk 1C has just arrived!
Recently, Piotr's project entitled "Insect microbiome diversity and dynamics in the High Arctic" (INMAR) has been granted INTERACT Transnational Access to the Zackenberg Research Station (Greenland/Denmark)!
Our article describing the effects of ethanol concentration on the preservation of insects, a product of collaboration between our lab and the Ronquist Lab at the Swedish Museum of Natural History, was published earlier this week in the journal PeerJ!
We are happy to inform you, that our postdoc - Michał, recently received a research mini-grant funded within the BioS PRA under the strategic program Excellence Initiative at the Jagiellonian University in the academic year 2020/2021.