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Daria Olkiewicz

Project

The first and second name Daria Olkiewicz
University Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland
Faculty The Faculty of Biological and Veterinary Sciences

 

 

Research career and academic work:

Bachelor studies (2012-2015) – Biology

Bachelor thesis – Natural compounds as insecticides

Master studies (2015-2017) – Biology, medical speciality

Master thesis – The effect of selected plant extracts on development of lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus Panzer

 

Research interests:

-substances with biocidal properties;

-bioactive plastics;

-biodegradable materials;

 

Research experience:

Participation in the research project focused on evaluating of the influence of granulate combined with carvacrol on insects and poultry; The results of this project are in the publication entitled The Use of Starch Granulate Enriched with Carvacrol for the Lesser Mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus Control in Chicken House: Effects on Insects and Poultry.

 

Current doctoral studies:

The research work is concentrated on finding biocidal substances and creating active biodegradable plastic which can be used against microorganisms.

Read more

https://www.biol.umk.pl/zaklad-mikrobiologii-srodowiskowej-i-biotechnologii/pracownicy/daria-olkiewicz/

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Daria_Olkiewicz

https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=xkREYBUAAAAJ&hl=pl&oi=ao

Scientific activities

Publication of the article:

Szczepanik M., Raszkowska-Kaczor A., Olkiewicz D., Bajer D. and Bajer K. The Use of Starch Granulate Enriched with Carvacrol for the Lesser Mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus Control in Chicken House: Effects on Insects and Poultry, The Journal of Poultry Science  57(2):1-25, 2019