Dr. Agnieszka Wolinska

The John Paul II Catholic, University of Lublin, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. M.Sc. [19.06.2001] – specialization in environment protection, PhD. [28.10.2009] – specialization in biological  sciences. Research work: Determination of heavy [Cr, Cd, Co, Ni, Pb, Fe, Zn, Cu] and precious [Ag, Au, Pt] metals concentrations in soil, water or plant samples, using Atomic Absorption Spectrometry technique. Changes  in a soil enzymatic [catalase, dehydrogenase, phosphatase] activities in presence of heavy metals or pesticides contamination. Effect of soil water potential on microdiffusion of oxygen in a different types of soil. Soil microbial communities changeability during soil reoxidation processes. Molecular techniques, used in soil sciences (DNA isolation procedures, PCR, FISH) for identification of soil microbial communities, Soil biodiversity under different crop type and land use, Next generation sequencing methods, Construction of microbial fuel cells, Determination of soil respiration activity.