Department of Evolutionary Paleobiology

Head of the Department:

Andrzej KAIM, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Early ontogeny and phylogeny of Mesozoic gastropods; evolution of chemosynthesis-based ecosystems; paleoecology of Mesozoic fossil assemblages; trends in body-size evolution

Maria Aleksandra BITNER, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Cretaceous and Cenozoic brachiopods

Błażej BŁAŻEJOWSKI, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Microfossils, evolution of marine arthropods, paleoclimatic and environmental changes in the Arctic and Antarctic regions

Jerzy DZIK, Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor
Early metazoan phylogeny and evolution of conodont apparatuses

Phylogeny and evolution of Glires (Mammalia)

Adam T. HALAMSKI, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Cretaceous leaf floras; brachiopods (Silurian to Jurassic, mainly Middle Devonian); plant microtaxonomy (Ranunculus auricomus aggr.)

Krzysztof HRYNIEWICZ, Ph.D.
Systematics and phylogeneny of bivalves; evolution and the fossil record of chemosymbiotic ecosystems; polar faunas, paleontology of the paleogene

Anna KOZŁOWSKA, Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor
Silurian graptoloids (retiolitids): phylogeny, evolution, and systematics

Phylogeny and evolution of Euarchontoglires (Mammalia)

Marcin MACHALSKI, Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor
Late Cretaceous ammonites; K-Pg biotic and abiotic events; taphonomy of mid-Cretaceous marine vertebrates

Daniel MADZIA, Ph.D.
Phylogeny of dinosaurs; taxonomy and paleoecology of Cretaceous marine reptiles

Tomasz SULEJ, Ph.D., D.Sc.
Triassic labyrinthodonts: phylogeny, evolution, and systematics

Triassic turtles, genesis of Testudines; diversity, evolution and phylogeny of reptiles

Andrzej Stefan WOLNIEWICZ, Ph.D.
Evolution and palaeobiology of Glires; systematics, phylogeny and evolution of Ichthyopterygias

Ph.D. students:

Marek DEC, M.Sc.
Early vertebrates, evolution of Paleozoic agnathans

Dawid DRÓŻDŻ, M.Sc.
Evolution and biology of aetosaurs (Pseudosuchia)

Oksana MALCHYK, M.Sc.
Cretaceous paleontology, bivalves, nautiloids

Maciej Krzysztof PINDAKIEWICZ, M.Sc.
Otoliths and statoliths of mesosoic fishes and cephalopods

Anwesha SAHA, M.Sc.
Stratigraphic and geographic distribution of Glires

Justyna SŁOWIAK, M.Sc.
Phylogeny and evolution of Lagomorpha (Mammalia); Phylogeny and evolution of dinosaurs

Retired staff:

Andrzej BALIŃSKI, Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor
Devonian and Carboniferous brachiopods

Magdalena BORSUK-BIAŁYNICKA, Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor
Mesozoic lizards; Triassic diapsids

Hubert SZANIAWSKI , Ph.D., D.Sc., Professor
Scolecodonts, chaethognaths, and conodonts: phylogeny and evolution