Author Archives: Marcin

Krzysztof Szpila in research group receiving the grant of the Australian Government’s National Taxonomy Research Grant Programme

Research project entitled  „Integrative systematics of Australian flesh flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae)” was accepted for financing under the 2015-16 Research Grant round of  the  Australian Government’s National Taxonomy Research Grant Programme (principal investigator: prof. James Wallman, Wollongong University). Krzysztof Szpila, as one of the three joint investigators, will be responsible for studying of larval morphology of Sarcophagidae and systematics and taxonomy of subfamily Miltogramminae.

New PhD student in our Department !!!

Eyob Gebrehiwot Gebregeorgis joined the Ecology and Biogeography team as a PhD student. He finished Hawassa University in Ethiopia and is a Polish Government Scholarship holder. The research will be conducted under the supervision of dr hab. Marcin Koprowski.

Krzysztof Szpila participated in 11th Meeting of European Association for Forensic Entomology in Lille, France

11th Meeting of European Association for Forensic Entomology was held from
the 9th to 11st of April 2014. Krzysztof Szpila presented oral communication
entitled “Flesh flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) colonizing pig carcasses in
Central Europe” and was co-author of three posters: “Comparative larval
morphology of nine flesh fly species (Sarcophagidae) of forensic importance
in southern Brazil”, “Molecular identification of forensically important
cheese skippers (Diptera: Piophilidae) using COI and EF1?” and “Effect of
body mass and clothing on carrion entomofauna”.