DEPARTMENT OF BEHAVIOURAL ECOLOGY

Evolution in Africa everyday

MAGDALENA HERDEGEN-RADWAN, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
P6160885
E-mail: magherdegen@gmail.com or magdalena.herdegen@amu.edu.pl
Web: www.behaecol.amu.edu.pl
Phone/fax: +48 61 829 5703

RESEARCH INTEREST
 
Evolution of behavioural syndromes, molecular ecology, sexual selection. Main species of interest: guppy (Poecilia reticulata).

CURRENT PROJECTS
 
Effect of induced mutations and inbreeding on behavioural traits in the guppy (Poecilia reticulata).
 
SHORT CV
2014 - Ph.D. in ecology, Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Biologu
2010 - M.Sc. in biology, Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Biology
2005 - M.Sc. in Italian language and literature, Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Philology
 
TEACHING & FACULTY SERVICE
Classes in: Evolutionary biology, Sociobiology, Conservation genetics.
 
MEMBERSHIP/AWARDS
 
2015 - Prime Ministers’s Award for doctoral dissertation

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
2013 - six-month internship at the lab of prof. Andrea Pilastro (University of Padova, Italy)
 
PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Herdegen, M., Radwan, J., Sobczynska, U., Dabert, M., Konjevic, D., Schlichter, J., Jurczyszyn, M. (2015) Population structure of edible dormouse in Poland: the role of habitat fragmentation and implications for conservation. Journal of Zoology 298: 217-224.
Herdegen, M., Radwan, J. (2015) Effect of induced mutations on sexually-selected traits in the guppy (Poecilia retiiculata). Animal Behaviour in press.
Sebastian, A., Herdegen, M., Migalska, M., Radwan, J. (2015) AmpliSAS: a web server for multilocus genotyping using next-generation amplicon sequencing data. Molecular Ecology Resources DOI: 10.1111/1755-0998.12453
Herdegen, M., Babik, W., Radwan, J. (2014) Selective pressure on MHC class II genes in the guppy (Poecilia reticulata) as inferred by hierarchical analysis of population structure. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 11:2347-2359.
Herdegen, M. , Alexander, H.J., Babik, W., Mavárez, J Breden, F., Radwan, J. (2014) Population structure of guppies in north-eastern Venezuela, the area of putative incipient speciation. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14:28.
Herdegen, M., Dudka K., Radwan, J.(2013) Hetorozygosity and orange colouration are associated in the guppy (Poecilia reticulata) Journal of Evolutionary Biology 27:220-225.
Herdegen, M., Nadachowska-Brzyska, K., Konowalik, A., Babik, W., Radwan, J. (2013) Heterozygosity, sexual ornament and body size in the crested newt. Journal of Zoology 291:146:153.
Prokop, Z., Michalczyk, Ł., Drobniak, Sz.M., Herdegen, M., Radwan, J. (2012) Meta-analysis suggests choosy females get sexy sons more than “good genes”. Evolution 66:2665–2673.
Prokop, Z., Jarzębowska, M., Skrzynecka, A., Herdegen, M. (2011) Age, virginity and sex - do female bulb mites prefer young males as mating partners? Ethology 118:235-242.