Marcin Dziuba EN

Marcin Dziuba – Zooplankton Ecology Group Member

Position: Ph.D. student
Room: 1.28
Phone: +48 61 829 57 48

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Research Interests

  • Hydrobiology
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Molecular ecology
  • Daphnia – cyanobacteria interactions
  • Climate change
  • Zooplankton

Current study topics

  • Elevated temperature impact on body size and fitness of Daphnia longispina complex
  • Genetic structure of Daphnia community inhabiting heated and non-heated lakes
  • Vulnerability of Daphnia originating from heated lakes to the presence of filamentous cyanobacteria
  • Climate change impact on interaction between Daphnia and it’s parasite Caullerya mesnili

Research projects

  • 2016 - 2019

    Principal investigator of the grant NCN Preludium no. 2015/17/N/NZ8/01570 Global warming effects: Adaptive capability of Daphnia longispina complex to elevated temperature

  • 2013 - 2017

    Principal investigator of the grant MNiSW Diamond Grant no. DI2012 014242 The importance of body size in competition for resources during climatic changes

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Chosen publications


  • Turko P., Wolinska J., Tellenbach C., Dziuba M.K., Monchamp M.E., Spaak P. Using DNA from formaldehyde-preserved Daphnia to reconstruct past populations. Hydrobiologia
  • 2018

  • Wejnerowski Ł., Cerbin S., Wojciechowicz M., Jurczak T., Glama M., Meriluoto J., Dziuba M. Effects of Daphnia exudates and sodium octyl sulphates on filament morphology and cell wall thickness of Aphanizomenon gracile (Nostocales), Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii (Nostocales) and Planktothrix agardhii (Oscillatoriales). European Journal of Phycology 53(3):280-289
  • 2017

  • Wejnerowski Ł., Cerbin S., Dziuba M. Setae thickening in Daphnia magna alleviates the food stress caused by the filamentous cyanobacteria. Aquatic Ecology 51(3):485-498

  • Wejnerowski Ł., Wojciechowicz M.K., Glama M., Olechnowicz J., Dziuba M., Cerbin S. Solitary terminal cells of Aphanizomenon gracile (Cyanobacteria, Nostocales) can divide and renew trichomes. Phycological Research 65(3):248-255

  • Dziuba M.K., Cerbin S., Wejnerowski Ł. Is bigger better? A possibility for adaptation of Daphnia to filamentous cyanobacteria in the face of global warming. Hydrobiologia 798(1):105-118
  • 2016

  • Wejnerowski Ł., Cerbin S., Wojciechowicz M.K., Dziuba M.K. Differences in cell wall of thin and thick filaments of cyanobacterium Aphanizomenon gracile SAG 31.79 and their implications for different resistance to Daphnia grazing. Journal of Limnology 75(3):634-643
  • 2015

  • Wejnerowski Ł., Cerbin S., Dziuba M.K. Thicker filaments of Aphanizomenon gracile are more harmful to Daphnia than thinner Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii. Zoological Studies 54:2
  • Kolicka M., Dziuba M.K., Zawierucha K., Kuczyńska-Kippen N., Kotwicki L. Palm house - Biodiversity hotspot or risk of invasion? Aquatic invertebrates: The special case of Monogononta (Rotifera) under greenhouse conditions. Biologia 70(1): 94-103
  • 2013

  • Cerbin S., Wejnerowski Ł., Dziuba M.K. Aphanizomenon gracile increases in width in the presence of Daphnia. A defence mechanism against grazing? Journal of Limnology 72(3):505-511

  • Dziuba M.K., Cerbin S., Wejnerowski Ł. Cladocera and Copepoda of the Shallow Eutrophic Lake in Natura 2000 Area in Western Poland. Pakistan Journal of Zoology 45(3):653-659 Link to publication.

Career history

  • 2015 – 2016

    Guest at IGB Berlin (DAAD Short-Term Research Grant), supervisor: dr Justyna Wolińska

  • 2014 – to date

    PhD student at Department of Hydrobiology UAM (supervisor: dr hab. Sławomir Cerbin)

  • 2013

    Guest at EAWAG Aquatic Research w Dübendorf (Zurich), supervisor: dr Piet Spaak

  • 2012 – 2014

    MSc student at Department of Hydrobiology UAM (supervisor: dr hab. Sławomir Cerbin)