Laurie Wojcik [PhD student]

Foto von Laurie Wojcik

 

Campus Botanischer Garten
University of Potsdam
Ecology and Ecosystem Modelling
Maulbeerallee 2, building 2
14476 Potsdam

Research interests

  • Theoretical Ecology
  • Functional Ecology
  • Food Webs resilience
Foto von Laurie Wojcik

 

Campus Botanischer Garten
University of Potsdam
Ecology and Ecosystem Modelling
Maulbeerallee 2, building 2
14476 Potsdam



Scientific career

since 2020          PhD student supervised by Pr. Dr. Ursula Gaedke, Dr. Christian Guill and Pr. Dr. Lutz Becks (Project Dynatrait)

2017 - 2019         Master of Science in Biology, Ecology and Evolution - Modelling in Ecology at Université de Rennes 1 (France)
                                Master’s thesis: Between trophic theory and macroecological data: allometric relations and functional response supervised by Matthieu 
                                Barbier and Michel Loreau (Theoretical and Experimental Ecology Station, CNRS Moulis, France)

2016 - 2019         Master of Science(Ecole d’ingénieur) in Agronomic and Ecological Sciences at Agrocampus Ouest Rennes (France)
                                 Thesis: Influence of 3 host seaweed species and their traits on the associated epibiotic assemblages supervised by John N. Griffin and
                                 Tom Fairchild (Swansea University, Wales)

2013 - 2016         Preparatory classes for Ecole d’Ingénieur atLycéeAlbert Châtelet Douai (France)
                                 Program : Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences and Mathematics National contest in Agronomic and Veterinary Sciences

    Publications

    Barbier, M., Wojcik, L., & Loreau, M. (2021). A macro-ecological approach to predation density-dependence. Oikos, 130:553-570. (doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/oik.08043)

    Wojcik, L., Ceulemans R., & Gaedke, U. (2021). Functional diversity buffers the effects of a pulse perturbation on the dynamics of tritrophic food webs. Ecology & Evolution, 11:15639-15663. (doi: https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.8214)

    Conferences

    24-27 Jan. 2022        Fifth Workshop on Trait-Based Approaches to Ocean Life
                                             
    Online poster “Multitrophic diversity enhances resource use efficiency, production, top yield and robustness against perturbations 
                                              in tritrophic foodweb models” (Ruben Ceulemans, Laurie Wojcik, Christian Guill, George Adje, Ursula Gaedke)

    14 Dec. 2021               Community Ecology (ComEc) conference
                                             
    Online oral presentation “Functional diversity increases the robustness of tritrophic plankton foodwebs to a nutrient pulse” (Laurie
                                             Wojcik, Ruben Ceulemans, Ursula Gaedke)

                                             Best Talk Award

    12-15 Dec. 2021         Joint British Ecological Society (BES) and Société Française d’Ecology et d’Evolution (SFE², French Society for Ecology and
                                              Evolution) conference
                                              
    Online poster “Functional diversity increases the robustness of tritrophic plankton foodwebs to a nutrient pulse” (Laurie Wojcik,
                                              Ruben Ceulemans, Ursula Gaedke)
                                              Online poster “Functional diversity can increase the robustness of a tritrophic foodweb to press perturbations” (George Adje, 
                                              Laurie Wojcik, Ursula Gaedke)

    4-7 Oct. 2021               DynaTrait conference in Potsdam
                                              Oral presentation “Functional diversity buffers the effects of a nutrient pulse on the dynamics of tritrophic plankton foodwebs”
                                              (Laurie Wojcik, Ruben Ceulemans, Ursula Gaedke)
                                              Poster “Functional diversity can increase the robustness of a tritrophic foodweb to press perturbations” (George Adje, Laurie 
                                              Wojcik, Ursula Gaedke)

    27-30 Sept. 2021        Deutsche Gesellschaft für Limnologie (DGL, German limnological society) conference in Leipzig.
                                              Oral presentation “Functional diversity alters the effects of a nutrient pulse on the dynamics of tritrophic plankton foodwebs”
                                              (Laurie Wojcik, Ruben Ceulemans, Ursula Gaedke)

    22-27 June 2021        Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) conference
                                              Online oral presentation “Functional diversity alters the effects of a nutrient pulse on the dynamics of tritrophic plankton
                                              foodwebs” (Laurie Wojcik, Ruben Ceulemans, Ursula Gaedke)

    14-17 Sept. 2020        DynaTrait conference in Potsdam
                                              Oral presentation “Response of tritrophic food chains and webs to external perturbations. Case of a pulse perturbation: nutrient
                                              pulse” (Laurie Wojcik, Ruben Ceulemans, Ursula Gaedke)