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MINIATURA grant for IIMCB scientist

20.09.2017

Dr. Elżbieta Jagielska was awarded for the project aimed on characterization of new peptidoglycan hydrolases and their lytic activity.

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ETIUDA scholarships for IIMCB scientists

24.07.2017

Astha, MSc and Diana Toczydłowska, MSc from the Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Protein Engineering, who are PhD students at the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics PAS received doctoral scholarships ETIUDA.

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Paid summer internships at IIMCB laboratories

27.06.2017

We are pleased to announce that IIMCB joined the MatchBeta program and offers paid internships in 5 laboratories.

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Next Generation Sequencing School (NGSchool2017)

26.06.2017

The course consists of series of lectures and hands-on workshops, covering various aspects of Computational Biology, focusing on state-of-the-art techniques related to Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) and its application in research, health-care and industry.

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International Advisory Board meeting

09.06.2017

On June 2-3, 2017 the International Advisory Board meeting took place at IIMCB.

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PRELUDIUM grant for IIMCB scientist

07.06.2017

Alicja Kościelny, MSc received funding under the PRELUDIUM scheme (science panel NZ3) organized by the National Science Centre.

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OPUS grants for IIMCB scientists

06.06.2017

Dr. Michał Boniecki, Prof. Jacek Kuźnicki and Dr. Wojciech Pokrzywa received funding under the OPUS scheme (science panels ST6 and NZ3).

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IIMCB Annual Report January 2016 – April 2017

26.05.2017

It is our pleasure to present the new Annual Report of the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw.

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START Programme - FNP stipends for young, talented researchers

17.05.2017

Dr. Michał Turek was awarded with the scholarship for young researchers given by Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) under the START Programme.

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Marcin Nowotny, a laureate of the ERC grant, delivered a lecture during the “Polish scientists – world-class science” event

06.04.2017

Marcin Nowotny gave a lecture entitled “How do you understand the operation of an organism at the level of individual atoms? Example from research on the repair mechanisms of genetic material”.

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CePT conference

27.03.2017

On February 27, 2017 over 300 representatives of science, business and government administration attended the “CePT - a development platform for innovative medicine” conference.

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In memoriam: Anna Tramontano

13.03.2017

Biocentrum Ochota Consortium meeting at IIMCB

29.12.2016

On December 29, 2016 IIMCB hosted the Biocentrum Ochota Consortium meeting.

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The 2016 Award of the Division of Medical Sciences PAS for the set of papers

21.12.2016

The Division V Medical Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences honored research team: Prof. Monika Puzianowska-Kuźnicka, MD, PhD, Prof. Edward Franek, MD, PhD and Dr. Małgorzata Mossakowska, DSc Habil with an award for the set of papers.

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Prof. Marta Miączyńska and Dr. Marcin Nowotny among the laureates of the TEAM programme

20.12.2016

Prof. Marta Miączyńska and Dr. Marcin Nowotny were awarded the TEAM programme from the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP).

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Award of the Prime Minister for Professor Agnieszka Chacińska

29.11.2016

On November 24, 2016 Prof. Agnieszka Chacińska was honored with the Prime Minister's Award for outstanding scientific achievements.

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NCN funds for IIMCB scientists

27.11.2016

Dr. Magdalena Banach-Orłowska, Prof. Jacek Jaworski, Prof. Vladimir Korzh, Dr. Katarzyna Nieścierowicz, Dr. Elżbieta Nowak, Dr. Ewelina Szymańska, Dr. Michał Turek, Dr. Lidia Wolińska-Nizioł are laureates of National Science Centre (NCN) competitions.

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Visit from a delegation of European Junior Academy of Sciences (EuroJAS)

25.11.2016

On November 25, 2016 IIMCB was hosting a delegation of European Junior Academy of Sciences (EuroJAS).

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Aurezyna awarded at iENA 2016

24.11.2016

Izabela Sabała, Elżbieta Jagielska and Matthias Bochtler were awarded the SILVER MEDAL for “Aurezyna – new way to combat staphylococcus” which has been honored as a special invention at the 68th International Trade Fair “Ideas - Inventions - New Products” – iENA 2016.

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The Ministry of Science and Higher Education Scholarships for IIMCB scientists

23.11.2016

Dr. Ulrike Topf, Dr. Michał Pawlak, Dr. Lidia Wolińska-Nizioł and Dr. Justyna Zmorzyńska are laureates of the scholarships for outstanding young scientists conducting high-quality research and with impressive scientific achievements.

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Biocentrum Ochota inaugurated the Academic Year 2016/2017

02.11.2016

On October 27, 2016 the Opening of the Academic Year 2016/2017 was held at Biocentrum Ochota. The PhD students of IIMCB organized the ceremony with the invited keynote speaker, Prof. Arkadiusz Chworoś from the Centre of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies PAS in Łódź.

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The 3rd workshop for Polish PCD patients took place at the IIMCB

27.10.2016

The main goal of the event was to present the state-of-the-art information on ciliary disorders in laryngology, pulmonology, andrology and psychological aspects of chronic diseases.

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6th International Conference „Aspects of Neuroscience” under the patronage of IIMCB

26.10.2016

The conference is targeted to all of the neuroenthusiasts: graduates and PhD students, as well as undergraduates and professionals.

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Opening of the Academic Year 2016/2017 at Biocentrum Ochota

19.10.2016

IIMCB invites to the Opening of the Academic Year 2016/2017 at Biocentrum Ochota on October 27, 2016.

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The Science Festival at IIMCB

01.10.2016

On September 30, 2016 IIMCB organized the “Be Healthy as a Fish” workshop as a festival lesson at 20th edition of the Warsaw Science Festival.

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Over 80 scientists took part in the ERC Workshop organized by IIMCB and PAS

29.09.2016

The purpose of the event was to support scientists wishing to apply for competitive grants of the European Research Council (ERC) in both life and technical sciences.

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Dr. Jarosław Cendrowski among the laureates of the HOMING programme

13.08.2016

The HOMING programme is addressed to scholars from abroad who wish to start a research project in Poland.

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Dr. Cecilia L. Winata among the laureates of the 1st edition of the FIRST TEAM programme

11.08.2016

In the first competition 118 projects were submitted and ten of them received funding in a total amount of PLN 18.5 million.

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Women of Science Foundation announced the results of the VI edition of “Innovation is a woman” competition

20.07.2016

One of two laureates is Dr. Izabela Sabała, head of the Aurezyna project awarded for the biotechnological applications of bacteriolytic enzyme.

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NCN funds for IIMCB scientist

04.07.2016

Dr. Katarzyna Chojnacka received funding under the FUGA scheme organized by the National Science Centre.

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The Kosciuszko Foundation Fellowship

28.06.2016

Dr. Agnieszka Topolska-Woś was awarded with the Kosciuszko Foundation Fellowship.

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Summer School in Bioinformatics & NGS Data Analysis (NGSchool2016)

24.06.2016

The course consists of series of lectures and hands-on workshops, covering various aspects of Computational Biology, focusing on state-of-the-art techniques related to Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) and its application in research, health-care and industry.

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Copernicus Award 2016 for Agnieszka Chacińska and Peter Rehling

08.06.2016

On June 7, 2016 Prof. Agnieszka Chacińska and Prof. Peter Rehling have been distinguished with the Nicolaus Copernicus Polish-German Research Award.

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International Advisory Board meeting

06.06.2016

On June 3-4, 2016 the International Advisory Board meeting took place at IIMCB.

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Crystal Brussels Sprout for Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki

04.06.2016

On June 2, 2016 Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki was distinguished with the ''Kryształowa Brukselka'' (Crystal Brussels Sprout) Award in the Individual Special Prize category.

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Annual Report Session, Białobrzegi 2016

31.05.2016

On May 20-21, 2016 International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology Annual Report Session took place in Białobrzegi.

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Dr. Lidia Wróbel was awarded with EMBO Long-Term Fellowship.

30.05.2016

The EMBO Long-Term Fellowships are awarded for a period of up to two years and support post-doctoral research visits to laboratories throughout Europe and the world.

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18th Lab Leader Competition

19.05.2016

The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw invites to a Research Symposium within seminars of five top-quality speakers who are candidates for a Lab Leader position at IIMCB.

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Prof. Jacek Jaworski as a laureate of the 3rd edition of STRATEGMED

16.05.2016

Prof. Jacek Jaworski was awarded with 3 088 120 PLN within the STRATEGMED Programme of NCBR.

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NCN funds for IIMCB scientists

13.05.2016

Veronika Fluegel, Ulrike Topf, Michał Wasilewski, Cecilia Winata, Daria Zdżalik-Bielecka and Magdalena Zielińska are laureates of National Science Centre (NCN) competitions.

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START Programme - FNP stipends for young, talented researchers

29.04.2016

Dr. Michał Pawlak, Dr. Leszek Pryszcz and Dr. Justyna Zmorzyńska were awarded with scholarships for young researchers given by Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) under the START Programme.

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IIMCB Annual Report January 2015 – April 2016

13.04.2016

It is our pleasure to present new Annual Report of the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw.

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“Symbioza” under the patronage of IIMCB

29.02.2016

The 5th Intercollegiate Biotechnology Symposium will be held on April 22-24, 2016 in Warsaw.

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Prof. Agnieszka Chacińska among the laureates of the MAESTRO grant

15.02.2016

Prof. Agnieszka Chacińska was awarded the prestigious MAESTRO grant from the National Science Centre.

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Dr. Małgorzata Mossakowska received the distinction of the St. Camillus Award

12.02.2016

Dr. Mossakowska has been recognized for her work with people suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.

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"How I got my ERC grant" video by European Research Council

01.02.2016

Dr. Marcin Nowotny, Head of the Laboratory of Protein Structure tells how he got his ERC grant.

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Best IIMCB papers award in 2015

28.01.2016

The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw has a pleasure to announce the best IIMCB papers in 2015.

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Endocytic sorting necessary to prevent inflammation

19.01.2016

In the paper published in Science Signaling IIMCB scientists from the Laboratory of Cell Biology and their collaborators propose a new mechanism used by the cells to prevent uncontrolled inflammatory signaling.

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Award of the President of PAS to Prof. Agnieszka Chacińska

08.12.2015

On December 3, 2015 Prof. Agnieszka Chacińska has received an Award from the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS), Prof. Jerzy Duszyński, for scientific achievements.

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IIMCB Ombudsman for Administrative Employees

01.12.2015

Dr. Krzysztof Skowronek was appointed as an Ombudsman for Administrative Employees at the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw.

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NCN funds for IIMCB scientists

23.11.2015

Dr. Justyna Zmorzyńska and Marcin Magnus are laureates of National Science Centre (NCN) competitions: SONATA and PRELUDIUM.

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Prof. Janusz Bujnicki appointed to the High Level Group of the Scientific Advice Mechanism

10.11.2015

Prof. Janusz Bujnicki is one of the members who will form the first High Level Group of scientific advisors appointed by the European Commission.

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Awards of the Polish Biochemical Society

09.10.2015

Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki, Dr. Marcin Nowotny and members of their teams have been awarded by the Polish Biochemical Society with J. K. Parnas’ Prize.

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IIMCB highlighted in the NCN Annual Report 2014

06.10.2015

Among the NCN beneficiaries who were awarded more than EUR 2.37 million, IIMCB took third place regarding the success rate (43%).

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International FishMed Conference on Zebrafish Research

05.10.2015

Registration has started on October 1, 2015 and will be closed on November 30, 2015.

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The Ministry of Science and Higher Education Scholarship for Thomas Fricke

05.10.2015

The Ministry of Science and Higher Education announced the results of X edition of the competition for scholarships for outstanding young scientists conducting high-quality research and with impressive scientific achievements.

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The first Meeting of COST Action BM1406 took place at IIMCB

25.09.2015

On September 24-25, 2015 IIMCB was hosting the first Meeting of COST Action BM1406.

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The workshop for Polish PCD patients took place at the IIMCB on September 12-13

16.09.2015

The main goal of the event was to present the state-of-the-art information on ciliary disorders to PCD patients and their families.

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IIMCB will participate in the 19th Warsaw Science Festival

08.09.2015

On September 22, 2015 IIMCB will organize “Be Healthy as a Fish” workshop as a festival lesson at 19th edition of the Warsaw Science Festival.

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Do Science - Frontiers of Molecular Biology

25.08.2015

IIMCB would like to invite you to take part in Do Science! event.

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Unfolded protein response activated by mistargeting of mitochondrial proteins

06.08.2015

In the study published in Nature the scientists have revealed the mechanism called UPRam that protects the cell from stress caused by mistargeted mitochondrial precursor proteins accumulating in the cytosol.

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Diamentowy Grant for IIMCB scientist

03.07.2015

Maciej Łapiński has received prestigious Diamentowy Grant (Diamond Grant) from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

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IIMCB is the founder of the 20th edition of the "Grasz o staż" contest

02.07.2015

The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, as the only scientific institution, took part in the ‘’Grasz o staż’’ (“Play for an internship”) contest.

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IIMCB scientists identify export of mitochondrial proteins

10.06.2015

Piotr Bragoszewski, Agnieszka Chacinska and colleagues from the IIMCB and from the University of Freiburg discovered a process of retrotranslocation of mitochondrial proteins. This study has now been published in prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

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IIMCB Ombudsman for Researchers

03.06.2015

Dr. Urszula Białek-Wyrzykowska was appointed as an Ombudsman for Researchers at the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw.

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Annual Report Session, Popowo 2015

27.05.2015

On May 22-23, 2015 International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology Annual Report Session took place in Popowo.

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NCN funds for IIMCB scientists

26.05.2015

Dr. Magdalena Czeredys, Dr. Michał Pawlak and Dr. Smijin Karthully Soman are laureates of the National Science Centre competition.

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International Advisory Board meeting

25.05.2015

On May 15-16, 2015 the International Advisory Board meeting took place at IIMCB.

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IIMCB Annual Report January 2014 – April 2015

07.05.2015

It is our pleasure to present new Annual Report of the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw.

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Research Symposium at IIMCB

06.05.2015

The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw invites to a Research Symposium within seminars of five top-quality speakers who are candidates for a Lab Leader position at IIMCB.

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I Interdisciplinary Symposium of PhD students from IIMCB and IPC PAS

05.05.2015

On April 23-25, 2015 IIMCB PhD students participated in the I Interdisciplinary Symposium of PhD students from the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology and the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the PAS in Otrębusy, Poland.

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START Programme - FNP scholarship for young, talented researchers

30.04.2015

Dr. Justyna Jezierska was awarded with scholarships for young researchers given by Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) under the START Programme.

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COMBIOM Final Scientific Meeting

29.04.2015

On April 16-17, 2015 Prof. Jacek Kuźnicki, Prof. Matthias Bochtler and Dr. Cecilia Winata participated in the COMBIOM Final Scientific Meeting in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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IIMCB representatives participated in 10th anniversary of Charter and Code

04.03.2015

On 3 March 2015, Prof. Jacek Kuźnicki and Dorota Libiszowska participated in a celebration of the 10th anniversary of the "European Charter for Researchers and a Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers" in Brussels, Belgium.

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A debate "Role of science for innovative society"

18.02.2015

IIMCB, AMU PAN and Teraz Polska Foundation are organizing a debate entitled "Role of science for innovative society".

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Award of the Prime Minister for Professor Janusz M. Bujnicki

10.02.2015

On February 9, 2015 Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki received Prime Minister's Award for outstanding scientific achievements.

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Agreement between IIMCB and AMU

23.01.2015

The aim of the agreement is to establish a new research group in the field of bioinformatics affiliated with both AMU and IIMCB.

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Prof. Agnieszka Chacińska – a member of AcademiaNet nominated by the Foundation for Polish Science

23.01.2015

Prof. Agnieszka Chacińska, Head of the Laboratory of Mitochondrial Biogenesis, has been nominated by the Foundation for Polish Science to join AcademiaNet as an advanced researcher.

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Dr. Izabela Sabała among the laureates of the IMPULS competition

13.12.2014

Foundation for Polish Science announced the results of the second edition of the IMPULS competition organized within the SKILLS project.

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L’Oreal Poland - UNESCO Award for Women in Science

09.12.2014

Dr. Elżbieta Nowak from the Laboratory of Protein Structure was awarded with the L’Oreal Poland – UNESCO Award for Women in Science, in the 14th edition of this program.

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The professorial appointment for Agnieszka Chacińska

14.11.2014

On November 6, 2014 President of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski presented professorial appointments for 61 academic teachers, employees of science and art. In the group of nominees was Agnieszka Chacińska, Head of the Laboratory of Mitochondrial Biogenesis.

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IIMCB signed the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)

07.11.2014

IIMCB decided to sign the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA), the document created by The American Society for Cell Biology in 2012 containing a set of recommendations on improving the way in which the quality of research output is evaluated.

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The Ministry of Science and Higher Education Scholarship for Katarzyna Kamińska

06.11.2014

The Ministry of Science and Higher Education announced the results of IX edition of the competition for scholarships for outstanding young scientists conducting high-quality research and with impressive scientific achievements.

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IIMCB employees organized an international conference on primary ciliary dyskinesia

05.11.2014

On October 20-21, 2014 took place an international conference ''Primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) – modern diagnostic approaches”. The conference was organized within the European multi-centered project BESTCILIA, whose Polish partner is Prof. Michał Witt.

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Biocentrum Ochota inaugurated the Academic Year 2014/2015

29.10.2014

On October 17th the Opening of the Academic Year 2014/2015 was held at Biocentrum Ochota.

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National Science Centre Award for Professor Janusz Bujnicki

16.10.2014

Professor Janusz Bujnicki was one of three winners of the National Science Centre Awards 2014

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IIMCB scientists among the laureates of the MASTER/MISTRZ programme

24.09.2014

Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki and Prof. Jacek Jaworski are beneficiaries of the MASTER/MISTRZ programme of the Foundation for Polish Science.

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Akcja edukacyjna ,,Bądź zdrów jak ryba'' - ''Be Healthy as a Fish'' campaign

16.09.2014

Międzynarodowy Instytut Biologii Molekularnej i Komórkowej w Warszawie zaprasza uczniów klas 5-6 szkoły podstawowej do udziału w bezpłatnych warsztatach organizowanych w ramach akcji edukacyjnej „Bądź zdrów jak ryba”.

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ETIUDA scholarship for IIMCB PhD students

12.08.2014

Łukasz Szewczyk and Marcin Magnus, have received doctoral scholarships ETIUDA in the competition organized by the National Science Centre.

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Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki laureate of the NCBR PBS Programme

11.08.2014

Prof. Janusz Bujnicki's grant application tops the ranking list of the NCBR PBS programme in bio-sciences.

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International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology on the Polish Roadmap

07.08.2014

International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology as a Consortium Leader with his project entitled “Research Infrastructure of Molecules and Cells (IN-MOL-CELL)” is one of the 10 institutions placed on the Polish Roadmap for Research Infrastructures

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A consortium led by Dr. Marcin Nowotny is one of six laureates of the SYMFONIA 2 Programme

31.07.2014

Dr. Nowotny, Head of the Laboratory of Protein Structure was distinguished by the National Science Centre with a prestigious grant of 6 879 968 PLN within the SYMFONIA 2 Programme.

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The new Max Planck/IIMCB laboratory is now fully operational

23.07.2014

One of the objectives of the FishMed project was organisation of a new research group. The Laboratory of Zebrafish Developmental Genomics, Max Planck/IIMCB Research Group is now fully operational.

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IIMCB scientists among the laureates of the IMPULS competition

22.07.2014

Foundation for Polish Science announced the results of the first edition of the IMPULS competition organized within the SKILLS project. Two researchers from IIMCB were awarded: Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki and Katarzyna Kaminska.

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BRAINSTORMING SESSION on TALEN and CRISPR/Cas9 based methods for genome modification

16.07.2014

The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw invites to ''BRAINSTORMING SESSION on TALEN and CRISPR/Cas9 based methods for genome modification'', which will be held on July 18th (Friday) 2014 at 11:30 at the IIMCB lecture hall 012.

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IIMCB is a founder of 10 interships in the 19th edition of the ‘’Grasz o staż’’ contest

01.07.2014

The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, as the only scientific institution, took part in the ‘’Grasz o staż’’ contest. On June 25, 2014 a ceremonial gala was held to celebrate the 19th edition of the contest.

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The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology has adhered to the "Pact for Horizon 2020"

27.06.2014

Initiated by Prof. Lena Kolarska-Bobińska, Minister of Science and Higher Education, the "Pact for Horizon 2020" aims to mobilize Polish researchers to obtain EU funds from Horizon 2020, the EU framework program for research and innovation.

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Dr. Anna Bartosik will participate in the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

25.06.2014

Dr. Anna Bartosik, a young IIMCB scientist will participate in the 64th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, Germany. This year the conference is dedicated to physiology and medicine. Once again, Nobel Laureates have been invited to lecture on a topic of their deliberate choice and showcase the wide range of research fields.

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Annual Report Session, Mierki 2014

23.06.2014

International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology Annual Report Session 2014 took place in Mierki.

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Visit of Adam Struzik, Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship

16.06.2014

On June 13, 2014 IIMCB was visited by Adam Struzik, Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship, Katarzyna Kręźlewicz, Director of the Office of the Marshal and Konrad Wojnarowski, Assistant of the Marshal.

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Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki as one of "25 leaders for the next 25 years"

11.06.2014

Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki has been selected as one of "25 leaders for the next 25 years" by the "Teraz Polska" magazine of the Polish Promotional Emblem Foundation.

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International Advisory Board meeting

27.05.2014

On May 23-24, 2014 the International Advisory Board meeting took place at IIMCB.

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V. CePT Conference "CePT project as a model of scientific synergy"

23.05.2014

The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology as a co-organizer invites you to attend the V. CePT Conference "CePT project as a model of scientific synergy".

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NCN funds for IIMCB scientists

09.05.2014

Dr. Agnieszka Chacińska, Dr. Ewa Liszewska and Dr. Piotr Brągoszewski are laureates of National Science Centre (NCN) competitions: OPUS and SONATA.

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START Programme - FNP stipends for young, talented researchers

08.05.2014

Mirosław Śmietański from the Laboratory of Protein Structure received funding from Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) within the START Programme.

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IIMCB Annual Report 2013

07.05.2014

It is our pleasure to present the 2013 Annual Report of the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw. IIMCB Annual Report 2013 is now available on our web page.

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Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki decorated with Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta

06.05.2014

On May 3 2014, President of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski awarded Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki with Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta.

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Meet the ribosome with Prof. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan and Dr. Joanna Trylska

24.04.2014

On May 5, 2014 IIMCB will host Prof. Venki Ramakrishnan from the Structural Studies Division, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK.

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Heart of Europe: Zebrafish Meeting

23.04.2014

The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology is organising a conference entitled “Heart of Europe: Zebrafish Meeting”, which will be held in Warsaw on 17-19 September 2014.

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Dr. Agnieszka Chacinska a laureate of the Ministerial program “Ideas Plus”

17.04.2014

Dr. Agnieszka Chacinska, Leader of the Laboratory of Mitochondrial Biogenesis, was distinguished by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education with a prestigious grant of 3 156 000 PLN within the “Ideas Plus” Program.

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Prof. Michał Witt as an expert in a seminar on legislation and bioethics in the Office of the Prime Minister

15.04.2014

On April 9, 2014 Prof. Michał Witt, Deputy Scientific Director participated in an Experts’ Seminar on Legislative Solutions in the Field of Bioethics.

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Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki among the newly appointed members of the Scientific Policy Committee

08.04.2014

The Minister of Science and Higher Education Prof. Lena Kolarska-Bobińska has appointed a new Scientific Policy Committee. Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki, Head of the Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Protein Engineering is one of the new members.

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Meeting of the Life, Environmental and Geo Sciences at IIMCB

05.04.2014

On April 4-5 2014, IIMCB is hosting a meeting of the Life, Environmental and Geo Sciences (LEGS) panel of Science Europe, an association of European Research Funding Organisations and Research Performing Organisations, based in Brussels.

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The professorial appointment for Jacek Jaworski

03.04.2014

On April 1, 2014 President of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski presented professorial appointments for 35 academic teachers, employees of science and art. One of the nominees was Jacek Jaworski, Head of the Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology.

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Our researchers initiated the "PZP ties the hands of science" action

01.04.2014

President of the Republic of Poland has just signed the changes in the Public Procurement Law. The purpose of the amendment to the Act is to help eliminate barriers to growth in innovation and research in Poland. Scientists from IIMCB were first who took photographs symbolizing the limitations of the Public Procurement Law.

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IIMCB and IBIB PAN invite to a lecture of Prof. Maria Siemionow

20.03.2014

Prof. Siemionow will deliver a lecture entitled ,,Terapie komórkowe w medycynie regeneracyjnej i transplantologii’’, which will be held on March 26, 2014 at 10:00 at the IBIB Lecture Hall, 4 Trojdena Street, Warsaw. We would like to kindly inform that the lecture will be in Polish.

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More Good Science

22.02.2014

Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki, Head of the Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Protein Engineering at the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw has initiated a 'More Good Science' action (akcja Więcej Dobrej Nauki). Its purpose is to offer free help to researchers struggling with scientific grant applications.

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New Lightsheet Z.1 Microscope at IIMCB

22.02.2014

The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology has acquired Lightsheet Z.1, state-of-the-art fluorescence microscope. It works on the principle of single-plane illumination microscopy (SPIM). Lightsheet Z.1 has been bought from the funds provided by the FishMed project. It is the first such a microscope in Poland.

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Dr. Magdalena Czeredys among the laureates of PARENT/BRIDGE Programme

06.02.2014

Dr. Magdalena Czeredys from the Laboratory of Neurodegeneration received funding from Foundation of Polish Science within the PARENT/BRIDGE Programme.

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Dr. Marcin Nowotny will represent Eastern Europe

17.01.2014

Dr. Marcin Nowotny, Head of Laboratory of Protein Structure will represent Eastern Europe during the Opening Ceremony of the International Year of Crystallography. Dr. Nowotny and his research will be presented in a session ’’Young talented crystallographers of the World’’.

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02.01.2014

02.01.2014

Award for Achievements in Scientific Area

11.12.2013

The first degree team award granted by Prof. Tomasz Szapiro, Rector of the Warsaw School of Economics for monograph entitled “Medical, psychological, sociological and economic aspects of ageing in Poland”.

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Prestigious award for Prof. Jacek Kuźnicki

29.11.2013

On 28th November 2013 scientists, enterprise and research institution representatives have been awarded the “Kryształowa Brukselka” prize for the leadership in European Projects promotion and realization. One of three individual awardees is Prof. Jacek Kuźnicki, the Director of the IIMCB.

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The EPISTOP Project has just launched

05.11.2013

The project entitled ‘’Long-term, prospective study evaluating clinical and molecular biomarkers of epileptogenesis in a genetic model of epilepsy – tuberous sclerosis complex’’ is financed by the European Commission within the FP7 programme.

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The professorial appointment for Marta Miączyńska

04.11.2013

On 30 October 2013, President of the Republic of Poland Bronisław Komorowski presented professorial appointments for 68 academic teachers, employees of science and art. One of the nominees is Marta Miączyńska, Head of the Laboratory of Cell Biology.

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L’Oreal Award for Women in Science

15.10.2013

Małgorzata Urbańska from Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology received the L’Oreal Award for Women in Science

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Agnieszka Kolano and Anna Malik received funding within PARENT/BRIDGE programme.

12.08.2013

Agnieszka Kolano from Laboratory of Structural Biology and Anna Malik from Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology received funding within PARENT/BRIDGE programme.

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Laureates of the NCN competition ETIUDA 1

11.07.2013

Agnieszka Skałecka and Lidia Wróbel received funding from NCN

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Annual Report Session, Mierki 2013

12.06.2013

International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology Annual Report Session 2013 took place in Mierki

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Dr. Marcin Nowotny received Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta

05.06.2013

On June 4th, 2013 President of the Republic of Poland awarded Dr. Marcin Nowotny with Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta

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International Advisory Board meeting

30.05.2013

International Advisory Board meeting - 24-25.05.2013

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NCN funds for IIMCB scientists

16.05.2013

Jacek Jaworski, Marcelina Pieprzyk and Magdalena Machnicka received funding within SONATA BIS 2 and PRELUDIUM 4 competitions

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Professorial appointment

15.05.2013

President of Poland presented letters of professorial appointments

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Award of the Prime Minister

13.05.2013

Marcin Nowotny received an Award of the Prime Minister

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FishMed kick- off meeting in the news

12.04.2013

FishMed (Fishing for Medicines and their targets using Zebrafish models of human diseases) kick-off meeting took place at IIMCB on April 12th.

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FishMed kick-off meeting on April 12th - open event

08.04.2013

On April 12th IIMCB organizes a kick-off meeting of the project “Fishing for Medicines and their targets using Zebrafish models of human diseases”, FishMed. The inauguration of the project will be followed by a scientific symposium (see a poster). The event is open to all interested.

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Prof. Robert Huber, the Nobel Prize laureate, visited IIMCB on April 19th

05.04.2013

Prof. Robert Huber, the Nobel Prize laureate, from the Max-Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried visited IIMCB on April 19th, 2013 to give a seminar titled “Protein crystallography at the interface of physics, chemistry and biology”.

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FNP stipends for young researchers

03.04.2013

Irina Tuszyńska and Marcin Jaciuk were awarded stipend grants for young researchers given by Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) under the START Programme

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Homing Plus Laureate

02.04.2013

Dr Dario Piano is one of the laureates of the FNP HOMING PLUS Programme

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Iuventus Plus Initiative

02.04.2013

Funding from Ministry of Science and Higher Education within the Iuventus Plus Initiative

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Top 500 Innovators - Science Management Commercialization Program

21.03.2013

Katarzyna Kamińska and Agnieszka Banrowska are laureates of the third edition of the Top 500 Innovators - Science Management Commercialization Program

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The ERC, where dreams come true

04.03.2013

"The ERC, where dreams come true" -video by European Research Council with the participation of prof. Janusz Bujnicki and dr. Marcin Nowotny, laureates of ERC grants.

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Marcin Jaciuk received the Parnas Award

14.02.2013

Marcin Jaciuk of Laboratory of Protein Structure has received the Parnas Award for the best research paper

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Janusz Bujnicki received funding under the ERC “Proof of Concept” program

13.02.2013

Janusz Bujnicki received funding under the ERC “Proof of Concept” program to pursue a project “Engineered Sequence-Specific RNases: New Reagents for RNA biotechnology"

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MAESTRO 3 Laureate

22.01.2013

Prof. Maciej Żylicz received funding under the Maestro 3 program

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“Autonomy and Responsibility”

17.01.2013

Dr. Marta Miaczynska and Prof. Jacek Kuznicki in the article “Autonomy and Responsibility” participate in the discussion on financing of basic research in Poland.

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Prof. Maciej Żylicz has received the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of the Jagiellonian University

10.01.2013

On January 9th, 2013 in the Collegium Maius of the Jagiellonian University in Krakow Prof. Maciej Żylicz received the title of Doctor Honoris Causa

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EU FP7 HEALTH Collaborative Project at IIMCB

28.12.2012

Prof. Michal Witt became a partner in a FP7 Collaborative Project

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Award of the Ministry of Science

20.12.2012

Prof. Janusz Bujnicki received an Award of the Ministry of Science

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NCN funds for IIMCB scientists

22.11.2012

IIMCB scientists received funding from National Science Centre

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Zebrafish Core Facility opens doors

15.11.2012

New Core Facility has been opened at the International Institute of Molecular and cell Biology on Thursday 15th of November 2012.

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Seminars within Lab Leader Competition

06.11.2012

International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology will host seminars of short-listed candidates for a Group Leader position in the Zebrafish Core Facility

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Scholarship for outstanding scientists

16.10.2012

Dr. Stanisław Dunin – Horkawicz received scholarships for outstanding young scientists

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10th Anniversary of the Centre for Innovative Bioscience Education - BioCEN

26.09.2012

The Centre for Innovative Bioscience Education - BioCEN marked its 10-year anniversary in Saturday, 22th of September with a 1st Laboratory Picnic. Congratulations and best wishes for the next 100 years!

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Dr. Marcin Nowotny became a Laureate of the Prime Minister Award

29.08.2012

Dr. Marcin Nowotny became a Laureate of the Prime Minister Award for his article published in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology

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Laureate of the Homing Plus Programme

02.08.2012

Dr Ewa Liszewska is a laureate of the Foundation for Polish Science Homing Plus ProgrammeDr Ewa Liszewska is a laureate of the Foundation for Polish Science Homing Plus Programme

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Molecular Aspects of Hematologic Malignancies

20.07.2012

In June the book edited by Michał Witt, Małgorzata Dawidowska and Tomasz Szczepański was published by Springer.

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MAESTRO 2 Laureate

10.07.2012

Prof. Janusz M. Bujnicki received funding under the Maestro 2 program from National Science Centre.

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Izabela Sabała laureate of the Applied Research Programme

05.07.2012

Izabela Sabała received funding under the Applied Research Programme from the National Centre for Research and Development

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Science for sale? - meeting with Prof. Barbara Kudrycka, Minister of Science and Higher Education

02.07.2012

The discussion covered topics related to the commercialization of the results of scientific research, a dialogue between scientists, entrepreneurs and public administration ...

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Project BIOMARKED implemented under the Joint Programming Initiative on Neurodegenerative Diseases (JPND)

02.07.2012

Prof. Jacek Kuźnicki and his group participates in the three year project „Biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease”, acronym BIOMARKED.

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Marcin Nowotny awarded by the Wellcome Trust International Research Fellowship Renewal

14.06.2012

Dr. Marcin Nowotny has been awarded an International Senior Research Fellowship Renewal from the Wellcome Trust.

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Nearly 6,5 million PLN from NCN to IIMCB scientists

11.06.2012

In the outcome of the recent calls for proposals announced by the National Science Centre, IIMCB scientists received in total 6 469 475 PLN.

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International Advisory Board meeting

02.06.2012

On June 2nd the International Advisory Board meeting took place at IIMCB.

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Coordination of ERA.NET-RUS FP7 awarded to IIMCB

01.06.2012

The ERA.NET-RUS FP7 research project coordinated by Prof. Jacek Kuźnicki was selected for funding.

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IIMCB’s participation in the INTERREG IVC project

31.05.2012

Together with 6 European regions IIMCB launched a project aimed to identify and exchange best practices for effective technology transfer in biotechnology.

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Consortium Agreement

28.05.2012

On May 11 in the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology Consortium agreement between IIMCB and University of Gdansk was signed.

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The COMBIOM Initial Scientific Meeting: Kiev, Ukraine, May 16th-17th

21.05.2012

The COMBIOM Initial Scientific Meeting took place in Kiev, Ukraine, on May, 16th-17th. Organized by IMBG, it involved COMBIOM participants from partnering bodies: Institute Gustave Roussy, Paris, France and IIMCB. Our institute’s delegation involved: Jacek Kuźnicki, Marta Miączyńska, Jacek Jaworski, Matthias Bochtler....

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Organization of ZEBRAFISH CORE FACILITY

13.04.2012

Competition for ZEBRAFISH CORE FACILITY MANAGER

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Agreement between IIMCB and Max-Planck Society (MPG)

04.04.2012

In March the cooperation agreement between our Institute and the Max-Planck Society (MPG) has been finalized and signed by Prof. Peter Gruss, President and Dr. Ludwig Kronthaler, Secretary General of MPG and by Prof. Jacek Kuźnicki, Director and Prof. Michał Witt, Scientific Director of IIMCB

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FNP stipends for young researchers

04.04.2012

Stanislaw Dunin-Horkawicz, Katarzyna Misztal, Irina Tuszyńska, Małgorzata Figiel and Maria Werner were awarded with stipends for young researchers given by Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) under the START Programme.

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HEALTH‑PROT Workshop

26.03.2012

HEALTH‑PROT Workshop „Summary of scientific results of the project and domestic actions beyond” 26 March 2012, Sopot, Poland

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Maestro Laureates

20.02.2012

Prof. Jacek Kuźnicki, Dr hab. Marta Miączyńska and Prof. Matthias Bochtler received funding under the Maestro program from National Science Centre.

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Professor Janusz M. Bujnicki member of the Young Scientists Academy

06.02.2012

Professor Janusz M. Bujnicki from Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Protein Engineering was elected a member of the Young Scientists Academy (Akademia Młodych Uczonych), an appendix to the Polish Academy of Sciences (PAN).

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Polish-Swiss joint research project initiated at IIMCB

06.02.2012

On January 1st 2012, IIMCB initiated a joint Polish-Swiss research project coordinated by Dr. Marta Miączyńska and supported by a grant from Switzerland through the Swiss Contribution to the enlarged European Union.

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Dr. Nowotny – laureate of prestigious award granted by HHMI

27.01.2012

Dr. Marcin Nowotny, Head of Laboratory of Protein Structure, is one of 28 laureates of prestigious International Early Career (IECS) award granted by Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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Strengthening Cooperation in Molecular Biomedicine between EU and Ukraine

11.01.2012

Since December 2011 IIMCB participates in the COMBIOM project titled „Strengthening Cooperation in Molecular Biomedicine between EU and Ukraine”, supported by FP7 under activity Integrating Europe's neighbours into the ERA (ERA-WIDE).

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Agreement between IIMCB and University of Gdansk

11.01.2012

On October 5th 2011 in Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology University of Gdańsk - Medical University of Gdańsk, Annex to the Live Sciences and Mathematics Interdisciplinary Doctoral Studies agreement from 24th November 2010 was signed.

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New chance for young independent investigator who works using Zebrafish

05.01.2012

The International Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology (IIMCB) and the Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research (MPI-HLR) invite applications for two Research Groups one at IIMCB in Warsaw, the other at MPI-HLR in Bad Nauheim.

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Funding from Ministry of Science and Higher Education within the Iuventus Plus Initiative.

05.01.2012

Grzegorz Chojnowski, Stanisław Dunin-Horkawicz, Katarzyna Kamińska, Irina Tuszyńska, Grzegorz Łach, Tomasz Waleń form Laboratory of Bioinformatics nad Protein Engineering, Małgorzata Figiel and Marcin Jaciuk form Laboratory of Protein Structure, Monika Sokołowska and Marek Wojciechowski form Laboratory of Structural Biology have received funding from Ministry of Science and Higher Education within the Iuvetus Plus Initiative.

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Dr Marcin Nowotny receives prestigious ERC Grant

25.12.2011

Dr Marcin Nowotny head of the Laboratory of Protein Structure is one of the laureates of prestigious ERC grant. He have received founding for his project “Structural studies of Nucleotide Excision Repair complexes”.

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International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology is a laureate of Funds for Science 2011 awards

12.12.2011

International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology is a laureate of Funds for Science 2011 awards in commercialization of scientific research category

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10th Anniversary of the Centre for Innovative Bioscience Education - BioCEN

12.12.2011

The Centre for Innovative Bioscience Education - BioCEN marked its 10-year anniversary in Saturday, 22th of September with a 1st Laboratory Picnic. Congratulations and best wishes for the next 100 years!

Prof. Maciej Żylicz has received title Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Gdansk

06.10.2011

Prof. Maciej Żylicz has received title Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Gdansk for his outstanding contribution to the development of biochemistry and molecular biology

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Multi-Pole Approach of Structural Biology

29.08.2011

The purpose of the conference http://genesilico.pl/MultiPole/ was to discuss the advances of structural biology that have been promoted with the participation of scientists with Polish roots and/or with significant links to Poland.

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Laureats of 2010 Jerzy Konorski Award

21.06.2011

Laureats of this year’s Jerzy Konorski Award granted annually by Polish Neuroscience Society and Neurobiology Committee PAN for the best research paper in the field of neurobiology are members of prof. J. Kuznicki Laboratory

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Prof. Maciej Żylicz has been elected a member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina

21.06.2011

Prof. Maciej Żylicz has been elected a member of the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, and a member of the Senate of the German Max Planck Society, announced FNP

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Parametric evaluation of Polish research institutions

20.09.2010

In the latest parametric evaluation of Polish research institutions IIMCB was ranked first among 36 institutions

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