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dr Maja Łukomska-Kowalczyk

Scientific interests

  • Molecular identification of autotrophic euglenids
  • DNA Metabarcoding
  • Phylogenetics and taxonomy of autotrophic euglenids

Didactics

  • Botany
  • Molecular methods in ecology and environment protection

Research projects

  1. Environmental sequencing (metabarcoding) the key to learning the biodiversity of autotrophic euglenids (Euglenida) – contractor

Publications

2022

Chaber, Katarzyna; Łukomska-Kowalczyk, Maja; Fells, Alicja; Milanowski, Rafał; Zakryś, Bożena

Toward the robust resolution of taxonomic ambiguity within Lepocinclis (Euglenida) based on DNA sequencing and morphology Journal Article

In: Journal of Phycology, vol. 58, no. 1, pp. 105-120, 2022.

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2021

Gumińska, Natalia; Łukomska-Kowalczyk, Maja; Chaber, Katarzyna; Zakryś, Bożena; Milanowski, Rafał

Evaluation of V2 18S rDNA barcode marker and assessment of sample collection and DNA extraction methods for metabarcoding of autotrophic euglenids Journal Article

In: Environmental Microbiology, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 2992–3008 , 2021.

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Łukomska-Kowalczyk, Maja; Chaber, Katarzyna; Fells, Alicja; Milanowski, Rafał; Zakryś, Bożena

Description of Flexiglena gen. nov. and new members of Discoplastis and Euglenaformis (Euglenida) Journal Article

In: Journal of Phycology, vol. 57, no. 3, pp. 766-779, 2021.

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2020

Łukomska-Kowalczyk, Maja; Fells, Alicja; Chaber, Katarzyna; Milanowski, Rafał; Zakryś, Bożena

Taxon‐rich phylogeny and taxonomy of the genus Phacus (Euglenida) based on morphological and molecular data Journal Article

In: Journal of Phycology, vol. 56, no. 5, pp. 1135-1156, 2020.

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Łukomska-Kowalczyk, Maja; Chaber, Katarzyna; Fells, Alicja; Milanowski, Rafał; Zakryś, Bożena

Molecular and Morphological Delimitation of Species in the Group of Lepocinclis Ovum-like taxa (Euglenida) Journal Article

In: Journal of Phycology, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 283-299, 2020.

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2018

Kulczycka, Agata; Łukomska-Kowalczyk, Maja; Zakryś, Bożena; Milanowski, Rafał

PCR identification of toxic euglenid species Euglena sanguinea Journal Article

In: Journal of Applied Phycology, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 1759–1763, 2018, ISSN: 0921-8971.

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2016

Łukomska-Kowalczyk, Maja; Karnkowska, Anna; Krupska, Małgorzata; Milanowski, Rafał; Zakryś, Bożena

DNA barcoding in autotrophic euglenids: evaluation of COI and 18s rDNA Journal Article

In: Journal of Phycology, vol. 52, no. 6, pp. 951–960, 2016, ISSN: 00223646.

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2015

Łukomska-Kowalczyk, Maja; Karnkowska, Anna; Milanowski, Rafał; Łach, Łukasz; Zakryś, Bożena

Delimiting species in the Phacus longicauda complex (Euglenida) through morphological and molecular analyses Journal Article

In: Journal of Phycology, vol. 51, no. 6, pp. 1147–1157, 2015, ISSN: 00223646.

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2013

Zakryś, Bożena; Karnkowska-Ishikawa, Anna; Łukomska-Kowalczyk, Maja; Milanowski, Rafał

A new photosynthetic euglenoid isolated in Poland: Euglenaria clepsydroides sp. nov. (Euglenea) Journal Article

In: European Journal of Phycology, vol. 48, no. 3, pp. 260–267, 2013, ISSN: 0967-0262.

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2012

Kremer, Barbara; Kazmierczak, Józef; Lukomska-Kowalczyk, Maja; Kempe, Stephan

Calcification and silicification: fossilization potential of cyanobacteria from stromatolites of Niuafo'ou's Caldera Lakes (Tonga) and implications for the early fossil record Journal Article

In: Astrobiology, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 535—548, 2012, ISSN: 1531-1074.

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2010

Jasser, Iwona; Karnkowska-Ishikawa, Anna; Kozłowska, Ewa; Królicka, Adriana; Łukomska-Kowalczyk, Maja

Composition of picocyanobacteria community in the Great Mazurian Lakes: isolation of phycoerythrin-rich and phycocyanin-rich ecotypes from the system--comparison of two methods. Journal Article

In: Polish journal of microbiology, vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 21–31, 2010, ISSN: 1733-1331.

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