Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

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Patrycja Pluta

Research interest

  • Host-pathogen interactions
  • Virology
  • Pollinator ecology

ComBee Project

The scientific objective of ComBee is to investigate the direct and  indirect interactions of the main causes of pollinator insect losses. In  particular, the interactions between different  agri-environmental measures and landscape structure, as well as their  effects on pollinator species communities, population development of  wild and managed bees, prevalence of pathogens and natural counterparts,  resource use and trophic interactions between plants, pollinators,  pathogens and counterparts.

Curriculum vitae

2021 - present
PhD Student, Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
ComBee Project

2015 - 2021
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland

2018 - 2019
MostAR Exchange Student, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland

2017 - 2018
Erasmus Exchange Student, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Publications and conferences

Pluta P., Sokół R. 2020. Changes in the expression of antimicrobial peptide genes in honey bees (Apis mellifera) under the influence of various pathogens. Annals of Parasitology 66, 457–465. doi: 10.17420/ap6604.286

Sokół R., Koziatek-Sadłowska S., Pluta P. 2020. Mapping (assessment) of the population of Dermanyssus gallinae in a henhouse of hens using an invasion monitoring system. Third International Technical Conference Eimeriana Avia, Wrocław, Poland


'Research and Proposal Writing in the Sciences' course, StudentAID, 2020

'Veterinary Oncology' course, University of Warmia and
Mazury in Olsztyn, 2019

'Protection and use of laboratory animals' course, University of Warmia and Mazury, 2017