Institute of Biology

Department of Vertebrate Zoology and Human Biology

In the Department of Vertebrate Zoology and Human Biology, scientific research focuses mainly on issues of herpetology and ecotoxicology. They include both observations of the annual amphibian life cycle and associated phenomena. They concern morphology, ecology, threats, distribution and monitoring of amphibians and reptiles in Poland; the effect of UV radiation on organisms, especially vertebrates and invertebrates. Research also focuses on the concentration and impact of heavy metals on animals and humans.

Head

Assoc. Prof. Krzysztof Piksa, prof. UP

Podbrzezie 3 St., room 28

phone: +48 12 662 6689

e-mail: krzysztof.piksa@up.krakow.pl

 

Research and teaching employees

PhD Łukasz J. Binkowski

www.binkowski.up.krakow.pl

Podbrzezie 3 St., room 21; Podchorążych 2 St., room 228N

phones: +48 12 662 6680;  +48 12 662 7819

e-mail: lukasz.binkowski@up.krakow.pl

 

PhD Bartłomiej Zyśk

Podbrzezie 3 St., room 29

phone: +48 12 662 6686

e-mail: bartlomiej.zysk@up.krakow.pl

 

Scientific and technical employees

PhD Tomasz Łaciak

Podbrzezie 3 St., room 25

phone: +48 12 662 6690

e-mail: tomasz.laciak@up.krakow.pl

 

PhD Włodzimierz Wojtaś

Podbrzezie 3 St., room 27

phone: +48 12 662 6724

e-mail: wlodzimierz.wojtas@up.krakow.pl