Dr Diana Saja

Doctors
Department of Ecophysiology
(+48) 12 4251833 (wew./ext. 219)
d.saja@ifr-pan.edu.pl
Abiotic and biotic stresses • weeds resistance to herbicides • water use efficiency

Publications

    • Janeczko A.
    • Dziurka M.
    • Gullner G.
    • Kocurek M.
    • Saja D.
    • Ryś M.
    • Skoczowski A.
    • Tobias I.
    • Kornaś A.
    • Barna B.
    • Comparative studies of compatible and incompatible pepper–Tobamovirus interactions and the evaluation of effects of 24-epibrassinolide.
    • 2018.
    • Photosynthetica 56: 763-775.
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    • Moravcová S.
    • Tůma J.
    • Dučaiová Z.K.
    • Waligórski P.
    • Kula M.
    • Saja D.
    • Słomka A.
    • Bąba W.
    • Libik-Konieczny M.
    • Influence of salicylic acid pretreatment on seeds germination and some defence mechanisms of Zea mays plants under copper stress.
    • 2018.
    • Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 122: 19-30.
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Projects

EDUCATION

10.2009 - 10.2013

PhD student in the Insitute of Biology at the Pedagogical University of Cracow

doctor degree in biology

title of thesis: "Physiological basis of Centaurea cyanus L. resistance to tribenuron methyl and usefulness physical and biochemical methods to assess this resistance".

10.2004 - 06.2009

master student in the  Insitute of Biology at the Pedagogical University of Cracow

master degree in biology

specialization: biology with teaching of nature and health education

title of thesis: "The effect of aryl phenoxy propanoate on the heat production by rigrid reygrass seedlings and cornflower leaves".

09.2000 - 06.2004

High School No. I  in Zamość

 

EMPLOYMENT

11.2013 - now; Assistant Professor in Department of Ecophysiology, in Institute of Plant Physiology, Polish Academy of Science in Cracow

12.2010 - 05. 2012; biology teacher in High School No. I in Cracow

11.2010 - 01.2012; co-organizer training and conferences in project "The way to commercialization of life science research"

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

plant responses to abiotic and biotic stress factors

physiological basis of weeds resistance to herbicides

water use efficiency in selected plant species

 

PRACTICAL SKILLS

- isothermal calorimetry

- fluorymetry

- spectrofluorymetry

- FT-Raman spectroscopy

 

PARTICIPTATION IN GRANTS 

2014:  "Influence of foliar application of bioactive compounds of silicon on selected physiological parameters Lactuca sativa L. i Raphanus sativus L."

Project MNiSW for Young Scientists

PUBLICATIONS

TRAINING, WORKSHOPS AND RESEARCH INTERSHIPS

Training: "Real Time PCR", MBS - Szkolenia, Konferencje, Usługi Sp.z o.o. Warsaw, 2015

Scientific Workshop: "Molecular identification of a mutation in the gene als", Warsaw Agricultural University, 2013

Training: "The way to commercialization of life science research" in the field: academic entrepreneurship, workshops - writing business plans, intellectual property protection; Institute of Plant Physiology Polish Academy of Science, 2010-2012

Scientific training under the guidance of employees Institute of Plant Physiology Polish Academy of Science for the use of isothermal calorimetry in plant physiology and chlorophyll fluorescence imaging by using a fluorometer FluorCAM

 

MEMBERSHIPS

- Polish Botanical Society (Organizing Committee of XX Conference of the International Society for Biological Calorimetry (XX ISBC 2018) – “Biological Calorimetry: past, present and future”)

- International Society on Biological Calorimetry 

 

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

Conducting exercises with the "Physiology of Plants", "Analysis of chemical threats to the environment" and "Instrumental Analysis"

Conducting courses to prepare for the matriculation examination in biology - certificate examiner matriculation in biology (OKE)

Biology teacher In high school; nature teacher in primary school