jjaworski

Jacek Jaworski, PhD, Professor

Correspondence address:
Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology
International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
4 Ks. Trojdena Street, 02-109 Warsaw, Poland
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tel: +48 (22) 597 0755

DEGREES

2014 - Professor of Biological Sciences, nomination by the President of the Republic of Poland
2010 - DSc Habil in Molecular Biology, Warsaw University, Poland
2001 - PhD in Molecular Neurobiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
1996 - MSc in Biology, Department of Genetics, Warsaw University, Poland

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018-present - Deputy Director for Science, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, Poland
2010 - 2013 - Deputy Director, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, Poland
2005-present - Professor, Head of Laboratory of Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, Poland

RESEARCH TRAINING

2016 - Research visit (3 weeks) with Prof. William Harris, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
2011 - Research visit (2 weeks) with Dr. Carlo Sala, CNR Institute of Neuroscience and Instituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan, Italy
2006 - Research visit (1 month) with Dr. C.C. Hoogenraad, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Holland
2002-2005 - Postdoctoral Associate with Prof. Morgan Sheng, Picower Center for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA
2000 - Research training with Dr. J. Guzowski, ARL Division of Neural Systems, Memory and Aging, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
1997-2001 - Research training (7 months) with Prof. J. Mallet, Laboratoire de Genetique Moleculaire de la Neurotransmission et des Processus Neurodegeneratifs (LGN), UMR 9923 CNRS, Paris, France
1996-2002 - PhD student (until 2001) and Postdoctoral Associate (until May 2002) with Prof. L. Kaczmarek, Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
1995-1996 - Master’s degree, Prof. P. Węgleński, Department of Genetics, Warsaw University, Poland

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2018 - TEAM, Foundation for Polish Science
2014 - Master Award, Foundation for Polish Science
2011 - Prime Minister Award for habilitation thesis
2009 - 2nd Division (Biological Sciences) of Polish Academy of Sciences Award for series of publications on MMP9 (together with teams of Prof. Kaczmarek and Dr. Wilczynski)
2005 - Konorski Award for best publication of 2004 in the field of neuroscience (Kowalczyk et al., JCB, 2004, 167:209-213), Polish Neuroscience Society and Polish Academy of Sciences
2002 - Prime Minister Award for PhD thesis
2001 - Foundation for Polish Science National Scholarship for Young Investigators (1 year scholarship)
2000 - EMBO Short Term Fellowship
1999 - Polish Network for Cell and Molecular Biology UNESCO/PAN Scholarship
1997 - Bourse de Stage du Gouvernement Francaise (French Government Scholarship)

MEMBERSHIP IN SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES, ORGANIZATIONS, AND PANELS

2019 - Member, Scientific Advisory Board of the Institute of Pharmacology, Polish Academy of Sciences
2017 - Vice President, Polish Neuroscience Society (term 2017-2019)
2015 - Corresponding Member, Warsaw Scientific Society
2015 - Member, Scientific Advisory Board of the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences
2011 - Member, Neurobiology Committee, Polish Academy of Sciences (terms 2011-2014; 2015-2018; 2019-2020)

DOCTORATES DEFENDED UNDER LAB LEADER’S SUPERVISION

Ł. Świech, A. Malik, M. Perycz, M. Urbańska, A. Skałecka, J. Lipka, A. Urbańska, M. Firkowska, K. Kisielewska, A. Kościelny.