Institute

Honours, Prizes, Awards, Titles

 

Three Polish eminent scientists were distinguished by the President for their role in creation and/or development of the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology: Prof. Jacek Kuźnicki, Prof. Maciej Nałęcz and Prof. Maciej Żylicz. The distinction comes 13 years after signing a relevant agreement between the Director-General of UNESCO and the Polish Government.

MAGDALENA BANACH-ORŁOWSKA, PhD

    * 2006, Award of Prime Minister for the doctoral thesis

EMILIA BIAŁOPIOTROWICZ, MSc


    * The Mozołowski Award presented by the Polish Biochemical Society for outstanding young biochemists in 2009 for her project and presentation entitled: "Disturbances of the cell cycle in lymphocytes from Alzheimer's dementia patients". Thesis Advisor Urszula Wojda

MAGDALENA BŁAŻEJCZYK, PhD

    * Award for PhD thesis distinguished by the Scientific Council of the Nenecki Institute. Thesis advisor Urszula Wojda

MATTHIAS BOCHTLER, PhD, Professor

    * 2000, Crystal award, Germany
    * 2005, Pieńkowski Award, Poland
    * 2005, Habilitation degree
    * 2009, Professorial title from the President of Poland

JANUSZ BUJNICKI, PhD, Professor

    * 1999, Award of the DNA Methylation Society for the presentation of studies on evolution of AdoMet-dependent methyltransferases at the FASEB Summer Research Conference on Biological Methylation
    * 2001, Award of the Polish Biochemical Society (the best Polish publication on nucleic acid biochemistry in the year 2000: FASEB J. 2000 Nov; 14(14):2365-2368)
    * 2002, Winner of the "homology modeling" category at CASP5 (5th Critical Assessment of protein Structure Prediction experiment)
    * 2002, Award of the Polish Genetics Society (the best Polish genetics-related publication in the year 2001: Trends Biochem Sci. 2001 Jan; 26 (1): 9-11)
    * 2002, EMBO/Howard Hughes Medical Institute Young Investigator Programme award
    * 2002, Young Scientist Award of the Foundation for Polish Science
    * 2003, Fellowship for Young Scientists of the Foundation for Polish Science
    * 2005, Habilitation degree
    * 2005, Ministry of Health Group Award for publications on the role of protein K in cell signaling with particular focus on RNA binding mechanisms
    * 2006, Award of Prime Minister for the habilitation thesis
    * 2008 Adam Mickiewicz University Rector Award for Research Achievement (Individual work)
    * 2009 Fellowship for Outstanding Young Scientists of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education
    * 1-class award of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for research achievements and a book "Prediction of Protein Structures, Functions, and Interactions" published in 2008
    * 2009, Professorial title from the President of Poland

JAROSŁAW DASTYCH, PhD (active 1999-2004)

    * 2003, Habilitation degree

RENATA FILIPEK, PhD

    * 2006, Award of Prime Minister for the doctoral thesis

SŁAWOMIR FILIPEK, PhD

    * 2000-2002, Scientific awards-stipends of Rector of Warsaw University
    * 2004, Habilitation degree
 

JACEK JAWORSKI, PhD

    * Neuron 2009 Jan 15 paper as Highlight of the Year on the FENS website

JAN KOSIŃSKI, PhD

    * 2010, Prime Minister Award for PhD thesis. Thesis advisor: Janusz M. Bujnicki
    * Award of the Polish Bioinformatisc Society. Thesis advisor: Janusz M. Bujnicki

JACEK KUŹNICKI, PhD, Professor

    * 2001, Award from Division of Biological Sciences PAN for the work on calcium binding proteins
    * 2003, Prime Minister Award for the Scientific Achievements
    * 2004, Membership of the Polish Academy of Sciences
    * 2004-2006, Professorship Award of Foundation for Polish Research (FNP)
    * 2008, Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta awarded by the President of the Republic of Poland
    * 2011, nomination for a member of the Scientific Policy Committee, the advisory body of the Minister of Research and Higher Education
    * 2013, ''Kryształowa Brukselka'' prize for the leadership in European Projects realization and promotion


BOŻENA KUŹNIEWSKA, MSc

    * The main award at the 5th Conference of International Natural Sciences Students in Wilno for the presentation of her MSc research onapaptosis and the cell cycle of lymphocytes in Alzheimer's disease patients. Thesis advisor Urszula Wojda

PAWEŁ ŁUKASZ, MSc

    * 2010, Award of distinction from the Polish Bioinformatics Society for a MSc thesis

 

MARTA MIĄCZYŃSKA, PhD, Professor

    * 2007, L’Oreal National Habilitation Fellowship for women researchers in biomedical sciences
    * 2013, Professorial title from the President of Poland


AGNIESZKA OBARSKA-KOSIŃSKA, MSc

    * START Fellowship for young scientists for 2009by Foundation for Polish Sience (FNP). Thesis advisor: Janusz M. Bujnicki

ELŻBIETA PURTA, MSc

    * START Fellowship for young scientists for 2009by Foundation for Polish Sience (FNP). Theses advisor: Janusz M. Bujnicki

ADAM SOBCZAK, PhD

    * Award for PhD thesis distinguished by the Scientific Council of the Nenecki Institute. Thesis advisor Urszula Wojda

MONIKA SOKOŁOWSKA, PhD

    * 2010, Prime Minister Award for PhD thessis “Structural and biochemical studies of restriction endonucleases BcnI i Hpy99I”
    * 2010, Award from Biocentrum Ochota PAN for the best PhD theses defended in 2009/2010

ROMAN SZCZEPANOWSKI

     * 2010, Award from Biocentrum Ochota PAN for the best PhD theses defended in 2009/2010

ŁUKASZ ŚWIECH, MSc

    * Young Investigator Award, IX International Polish Neuroscience Meeting/Ist Regional FENS Meeting, Warsaw,Poland

MAŁGORZATA URBAŃSKA

    * 2013, L’Oreal Award for Women in Science

URSZULA WOJDA, PhD

    * 2004, Habilitation degree

ALICJA ŻYLICZ, PhD, Professor

    * 2003, Professorial title from the President of Poland

    *2010 Award from the Polish Biochemical Society for the best biochemistry work performed in Polish laboratories to Dawid Walerych and Alicja Żylicz

MACIEJ ŻYLICZ, PhD, Professor

    * 1999, Award of Foundation for Polish Science (FNP)
    * 2001, L. Marchlewski Award of Biochemistry and Biophysics Committee PAN
    * 2002, Award for Scientific Achievements - Prime Minister
    * 2007, the title of Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Wroclaw
    * 2007, Full Membership of the Polish Academy of Sciences
    * 2008, Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta awarded by the President of the Republic of Poland
    * 2011, nomination for the Scientific Advisor to the President of the Republic of Poland

CEZARY ŻEKANOWSKI, PhD

    * 2003, Habilitation degree

School of Science Festival (now: Centre Innovative Bioscience Education - CIBE)

    * Polish Genetic Society award for their activities in 2004-2006