Magdalena Wutkowska

Magdalena Wutkowska

Magdalena Wutkowska

PhD candidate, Arctic biology

Phone: +47 79 02 64 25
Room: B 243

PhD project (2016–2020):

‘Arctic microbial diversity and functional importance in space and time’
Supervised by Pernille B. Eidesen (UNIS), Tove M. Gabrielsen (UiA) and Dorothee Ehrich (UiT).

In this project I use molecular and bioinformatics tools to uncover some of the functional roles of microbial eukaryotes, such as fungi in the soil or protists in the sea, in various ecosystems around Svalbard.

Research interests:

Molecular microbiology, microbes in ‘extreme’ environments, biogeochemistry, functional ecology, astrobiology


Arctic Marine Ecosystem Research Network (ARCTOS)
North European Forest Mycologists Network (NEFOM)
Research School in Biosystematics (ForBio)

Publications in CRIStin:



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