Ewa Szwajczak obtained her first degree (B.Sc.) and Master’s degree (M.Sc.) from the University of Silesia in Katowice (Poland), Faculty of Natural Sciences in Biotechnology (2019) and Plant Biotechnology (2021). Working in Department of Plant Physiology, she studied growth, physiological and stress responses of tomato plants after exposure to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Following on, continued research in the Department, collaborating with the Institute of Chemistry concerning applying 1,3-dioxolanes in plant sciences. Currently expanding application of these compounds in a PhD program at the University of Silesia, aiming to support plant functional diversity in agroecosystems.