Julia Gostyńska EN

Julia Gostyńska

Position: PhD student
Email: julgos@amu.edu.pl
Room: 2.54
Phone: +48 518 374 004
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    My research interests concern the taxonomy and ecology of hydromacrophytes, in particular the mechanism of competition at the level of algae, vascular plants and cyanobacteria in water bodies. The second key aspect of my interests are the stoneworts in the context of their taxonomy, ecology, implemented strategies and factors that determine their spatial organization.

Current Research

  • The role of polyphenolic substances in shaping the competition mechanism at the level of algae - vascular plants (pleustophytes) - microalgae (cyanobacteria) in the subsurface layer of water bodies

Research projects

  • 2021 - 2024

    Project "Life in plastic, it's fantastic: unravelling the microalgal community of plastisphere across European lentic systems (PhytoPlastic)", which won the 4th Collaborative European Freshwater Science Project for Young Researchers "(FreshProject)" Call. Project funded by European Federation for Freshwater Sciences (EFFS – EFYR)



  • Gostyńska J., Pankiewicz R., Romanowska-Duda Z., Messyasz B. 2022. Overview of allelopathic potential of Lemna minor L. obtained from a shallow eutrophic lake. Molecules 27: 3428.


  • 2021 – present

    Doctoral School of Natural Sciences in the Discipline of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, supervisor: prof. UAM dr hab. Beata Messyasz

  • 2019 - 2021

    MSc student at the Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, thesis title: "Patterns of distribution of the dioecious species of stonewort (Chara tomentosa L.) in the depth gradient of the lake", supervisor: prof. UAM dr hab. Maciej Gąbka

  • 2016 – 2019

    BSc student at the Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, thesis title: "Spatial structure and relationships between species of aquatic vegetation in a trophically stable, although subjected to anthropogenic pressure, shallow-water lake (Jarosławieckie Lake, WPN)", supervisor: prof. UAM dr hab. Mariusz Pełechaty