Instytut Biochemii i Biofizyki Polskiej Akademii Nauk  Wydział Biologii Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Sylwia Czarnomska, PhD

Sylwia Czarnomska, PhD Postdoc

Sylwia Czarnomska, PhD


(+48) 22 592 3023  Room no. 023


Involved in: Bioinformatics


Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences,
since February 2017 Postdoc in Laboratory of RNA Biology and Functional Genomics

Genomics and Sequencing Unit, Biotechnological Laboratory, Bionanopark, Lodz, Research Scientist, February 2016 – January 2017

Mammal Research Institute Polish Academy of Sciences, Białowieża, January 2006 – March 2015, PhD candidate/Researcher

Folkhälsan Institute of Genetics, University of Helsinki, Finland, December 2014, Short Visit Grant from European Science Foundation, advised by Prof. Hannes Lohi

Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Aalborg University, Denmark, May 2014, advised by Prof. Cino Pertoldi

Institute of Ecology, Ilia Chavchavadze State University in Tbilisi, Georgia, September 2012

Laboratory of Alpine Ecology (LECA), Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France, April 2011, advised by Prof. Stephanie Manel

Department of Biological Sciences, Aarhus University, Denmark, March 2009, Travel Grant from European Science Foundation, adviced by Prof. Cino Pertoldi.


Post-graduate study, Data Engineering – Data Science, Faculty of Applied Physics
and Mathematics, Gdańsk University of Technology, 2017

Ph.D.  in Biology (Population genetics), Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, 2016

M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Department of Biotechnology and Animal Breeding, Agricultural University (currently West Pomeranian University of Technology), Szczecin, 2005


Moderate genetic variability and no genetic structure within the European golden jackal (Canis aureus) population in Hungary.
Kusza S , Nagy K, Lanszki J, Heltai M, Szabó C , Czarnomska SD.
Mammal Research 2019. 64: 63.

Regional and local patterns of genetic variation and structure in yellow‐necked mice‐the roles of geographic distance, population abundance, and winter severity.
Czarnomska SD, Niedziałkowska M, Borowik T, Jędrzejewska B.
Ecology and Evolution 2018. 8:8171–8186.

Combining phylogenetic and demographic inferences to assess the origin of the genetic diversity in an isolated wolf population.
Montana L, Caniglia R, Galaverni M, Fabbri E, Ahmed A, Bolfíková BČ, Czarnomska SD, Galov A, Godinho R, Hindrikson M,  Jędrzejewska B, Jelenčič M, Kutal M, Saarma U,Skrbinsek T, Randi E.
PLoS ONE. 2017. 12(5): e0176560. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0176560

Wolf population genetics in Europe: a systematic review, meta-analysis and suggestions for conservation and management.
Hindrikson M, Remm J, Pilot M, Godinho R, Stronen VA, Baltrunaite L, Czarnomska SD, Leonard J, Randi E, Nowak C, Akesson M, López-Bao J, Álvares F, Llaneza L, Echegaray J, Vila C, Ozolins J, Rungis D, Aspi J, Paule L, Skrbinsek T, Saarma U.
Biological Reviews 2016. Link DOI: doi:10.1111/brv.12298

Wolf population genetics at the south-eastern edge of their European range.
Karamanlidis AA, Czarnomska SD, Kopatz A, Georgiadis L, Jędrzejewska B. Mammalian Biology – Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde  2016. 81: 506-510.

Genome-wide analyses suggest parallel selection for universal traits may eclipse local environmental selection in a highly mobile carnivore.
Stronen AV, Jędrzejewska B, Pertoldi C, Demontis D, Randi E, Niedziałkowska M, Borowik T, Sidorovich VE, Kusak J, Kojola I, Karamanlidis AA, Ozolins J, Dumenko V, Czarnomska SD.
Ecology and Evolution 2015. 5(19): 4410–4425.

Long-distance dispersal of a wolf, Canis lupus, in northwestern Europe.
Andersen LW, Caniglia R, Czarnomska SD, Fabbri E, Harms V, Jędrzejewska B, Madsen AB, Nowak C, Pertoldi C, Randi E, Stronen AV.
Mammal Research 2015. 60:163-168.

Unregulated hunting is compromising genetic recovery from a severe population decline: the case of Bulgarian wolves.
Moura AE, Tsingarska E, Dąbrowski MJ, Czarnomska SD, Jędrzejewska B, Pilot M.
Conservation Genetics 2014. 15:405-417.

North-south differentiation and a region of high diversity in European wolves (Canis lupus).
Stronen AV, Jędrzejewska B, Pertoldi C, Demontis D, Randi E, Niedziałkowska M, Pilot M , Sidorovich V, Dykyy I, Kusak J, Tsingarska E, Kojola I,  Karamanlidis AA, Ornicans A, Lobkov VA, Dumenko V, Czarnomska SD.
PLoS ONE 2013. 8(10): e76454.

Concordant mitochondrial and microsatellite DNA structuring between Polish lowland and Carpathian Mountain wolves.
Czarnomska SD, Jędrzejewska B, Borowik T, Niedziałkowska M, Stronen AV, Nowak S, Mysłajek RW, Okarma H, Konopiński M, Pilot M, Śmietana W, Caniglia R, Fabbri E, Randi E, Pertoldi C, Jędrzejewski W.
Conservation Genetics 2013. 14: 573-588.

Characterization of 151 SNP loci using the Bovine SNP50 Illumina Genotyping BeadChip in the endangered Tatra chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra tatrica) and its relative the Alpine chamois (R. r. rupicapra).
Demontis D, Czarnomska SD, Hájková P, Zemanová B, Bryja J, Pertoldi C, Loeschcke V, Gregersen VR, Bendixen C.
Mammalian Biology 2011. 76: 644-645.

Species diversity and abundance of small mammals in relation to forest productivity
in northeast Poland.
Niedziałkowska M, Kończak J, Czarnomska S, Jędrzejewska B.
Ecoscience 2010. 17(1): 109-119.