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Second Polish-Norwegian Neuroinformatics Workshop

Second Polish-Norwegian Neuroinformatics Workshop entitled “How to model neurons and neural systems? Integrating biophysics, morphology, and connectivity” Read more

Published at: 2010-01-15 08:28

Inauguration of the Nencki Institute Innovation Platform

On 13th January 2010 a seminar titled „Patent for a scientist” took place at the Nencki Institute. Read more

Published at: 2010-01-13 08:28

Scientific Council

Last session in 2009 of the Scientific Council of the Nencki Insitute took place on the 18th December. Read more

Published at: 2009-12-18 13:28

Nomination for the position of the Director of the Nencki Institute

Effective January 1, 2010 Prof. Adam Szewczyk was nominated for the position of the Director of the Nencki Institute. Read more

Published at: 2009-12 -18 08:28

Award of the Division of Biological Sciences

The 2009 Award for the scientific achievements for the set of papers published in 2006-2008 and dealing with the "Regulation and role of Matrix Metalloproteinase-9, MMP-9 inphysiological and pathological neuronal plasticity" was granted to research team: Dr. Grzegorz M. Wilczyński, Dr. Marcin Rylski, Dr. Filip A. Konopacki, Piotr Michaluk M.Sc., Dr. Paweł Okulski, Renata Amborska M.Sc., Dr. Jacek Jaworski, Dr. Joanna Dzwonek, Maciej Gawlak M.Sc.; led by Prof. Leszek Kaczmarek. Read more

Published at: 2009-12 -17 08:28

VIII Scientific Meeting for Teacher

On 5th of December 2009 VIII Scientific Meeting For Teacher was organized by the the Nencki Institute and the Science Festival School. In this event took part more than 60 persons from all over Poland. Meeting was covered by the Honorary Patronage of the Mazovian Chief Education Officer.

Published at: 2009-12-10 10:28

The Second Polish-Norwegian Neuroinformatics Workshop

The Second Polish-Norwegian Neuroinformatics Workshop entitled "How to model neurons and neural systems? Integrating biophysics, morphology, and connectivity" will take place at Nencki Institute in January 14-15, 2010. Details are available on page

Published at: 2009-11-30 14:28

Prof. Kris Turlejski – New Chair of the State Ethics Committee

Prof. Kris Turlejski, a neurobiologist from the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology who until now chaired the First Local Ethics Committee in Warsaw has been nominated by the Minister of Science for the member of the State Ethics Committee and then elected its Chair.

Published at: 2009-11-24 10:28

An agreement was signed regarding construction and equipment of the Centre for Neurobiology (CN) at the Nencki Institute

On November 2, 2009 Prof. Adam Szewczyk signed, on behalf of the Nencki Institute, a bilateral Cooperation Agreement concerning execution of the CePT Project: Centre of Preclinical Research and Technology with the Medical University of Warsaw. The Nencki Institute along with the Medical University of Warsaw – the CePT consortium coordinator and the University of Warsaw is one of the main beneficiaries of the CePT project. The value of the Centre for Neurobiology (CN) investment has been estimated at 52 million PLN, which constitutes approx. 15% of the total value of the CePT project (359 million PLN). Read more

Published at: 2009-11-06 12:00

Ochota Biocentre - Opening ceremony of the PhD Studies academic year 2009/2010

Following the last year initiative, the beginning of the academic year 2009/2010 of the Ochota Biocentre PhD Studies was celebrated in the hall of the Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering. Read more

Published at: 2009-10-30 19:20

Young Investigators PNS award

Dr Ksenia Meyza,  from the group of prof. Jolanta Zagrodzka, was the winner (one of three) of The PNS Young Investigator Awards, during The 9th International Congress of the Polish Neuroscience Society, Warsaw 2009, for the lecture entitled: „Electrophysiological correlates of diverse emotional reactivity of Roman High - (RHA/Verh) and Roman Low Avoidance (RLA/Verh) rats”.

Published at: 2009-10-07 12:00


2008 Jerzy Konorski Award

The Polish Neuroscience Society and Committee of Neurobiology of PAS awarded the group of prof. Leszek Kaczmarek for the best research article published in 2008 (2008 Jerzy Konorski Award):
"Important role of matrix metalloproteinase 9 (MMP-9) in epileptogenesis” autorstwa: Wilczyński G.M., Konopacki F.A., Wilczek E., Lasiecka Z., Gorlewicz A., Michaluk P., Wawrzyniak M., Malinowska M., Okulski P., Kołodziej L.R., Konopka W., Duniec K., Mioduszewska B., Nikolaev E., Walczak A., Owczarek D., Górecki D.C., Zuschratter W., Ottersen O.P., Kaczmarek L., J. Cell Biol., 2008, 180: 1021-1035.

Published at: 2009-10-07 11:30

International PhD Studies at the Nencki Institute

We are pleased to invite applications for International PhD Studies in Neurobiology, supported by the Foundation for Polish Science.  The program is designed in cooperation between the Nencki Institute and 17 international research Partner Institutions. Students from all countries are welcome to apply. Application deadline: October 31st 2009. For more details see: http://neurophd.nencki.gov.pl 

Published at: 2009-09-30 13:30


XIII Warsaw Science Festival 2009

The XIII Science Festival took place in Warsaw between September 19 and 27. Each year the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology actively participates in this event. Read more

Published at: 2009-09-29 15:30

2008 Prime Minister Awards

We have the pleasure to inform you that two of our colleagues are among the prize-winners of the 2008 Prime Minister Awards for PhD dissertations, postdoctoral dissertations and scientific, scientific and technical, or artistic activity:
Kamila Wolanin for her PhD dissertation entitled “The role of Bcr-Abl oncoprotein in the regulation of the mitotic spindle assembly checkpoint function and polyploidization” - supervised by prof. dr hab. Ewa Sikora
Filip Konopacki for his PhD dissertation “Matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9), its expression in the stimulated brain and influence on astroglia function” - supervised by prof. dr hab. Leszek Kaczmarek.

Published at: 2009-09-28 13:30

Bolesław Skarżyński Award

The Polish Biochemical Society has granted Prof. Lech Wojtczak and Dr. Krzysztof Zabłocki with Bolesław Skarżyński Award for the best article published in a quarterly journal “Postępy Biochemii” in year 2008. The article is entiled: “Mitochondria in cell life, death and disease”.

Published at: 2009-09-10 09:50

Award for presentation of the results by young researchers

Ms. Dorota Wypych has received II Price for the presentation entitled “Studies on local dynamics of calcium transients in glioma C6 cells”, presented during the VIIth Parnas Conference, organized by the Polish and Ukrainian Biochemical Societies, that took place in Yalta

Published at: 2009-09-09 08:50

13. Scientific Picnic of the Polish Radio and the Copernicus Science Centre

On 30th of May 2009 the 13th Scientific Picnic was held on the New Town Square and Podzamcze Areas. This year picnic’s motto was: „SCIENCE AMONG THE STARS”. Like in previous years the Nencki Institute took part in this event and prepared series of presentations under the common title: „EARTHLY BODY, SPIRIT FROM THE STARS” Read more

Published at: 2009-06-10 13:30


Hands-on course at Nencki Institute

On 14-15 May at Nencki Institute a hands-on course "Introduction to modeling of nervous system" took place. The course was organized under the auspices of the Polish Society for Neuroscience. Read more

Published at: 2009-05-30 11:30


Polish Childrens Fund

Again, as every year, the Fund’s scholars visited the Nencki Institute and participated in lab activities and research training. Read more

Published at: 2009-03-09 11:30

Reporting Session

Session of the Scientific Council 7. devoted to the 2008 Annual Report took place on February 27, 2009. Besides the information given by Prof. Adam Szewczyk, Director of the Nencki Institute, there were research reports of Dr. Katarzyna Łukasiuk and Dr. Grzegorz Wilczyński, the winners of the Group Leader 2005 competition.

Published at: 2009-03-09 12:30


90th Anniversary of the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology

On 4th December 2008 in the Mirror Room of the Staszic Palace (the Polish Academy of Sciences) prof. Adam Szewczyk, the Acting Director of the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, inaugurated the 90th Anniversary of the Institute and welcomed honorable guests and employees of the Institute. Read more

Published at: 2008-12-07 12:30


GroupLeader 2008 competition

On 1-2 December 2008 final stage of the competition for a Head of a Laboratory at the Nencki Institute took place. Read more

Published at: 2008-12-03 12:30

Homing 2008

It is our pleasure to announce that two of our colleagues have received a support from Foundation for Polish Science (HOMING 2008) for the reintegration of researchers and fostering cooperation with their former host institutions after their stay abroad:
Katarzyna Kalita-Bykowska (University of Louisville, USA)
Ewelina Knapska (University of Michigan, USA) Read more

Published at: 2008-10-30 12:30 

New Article in "Science"

We are pleased to announce that an article, which has just been published in Science entitled After Success Abroad, a Polish Scientist Returns Home” is dedicated to our colleague Agnieszka Dobrzyń Read more

Published at: 2008-10-22 10:30


Science Festival 2008

Again, as every year, we took part in the XII edition of the Science Festival in 2008. Due to the building repairs at the Nencki Institute only 4 lectures were held at the International Centre of Biocybernetics. All of them were very highly appreciated by the audience members. In 2009 we will return to the previous participation formula.

Published at: 2008-10-12 10:30

Awarded from the Polish Prime Minister

It is our pleasure to announce that two of our colleagues have received an awarded from the Polish Prime Minister for the best PhD dissertations in 2007:
Marcin Balcerzak for the dissertations titled “Role of annexin A6 in matrix vesicles during the mineralization process”. Supervisors - prof. dr hab. Sławomir Pikuła i prof. Rene Buchet
Marcin Śliwa for the dissertations titled “Cyclosporin A inhibits microglia-dependent invasiveness of glioblastoma cells”. Supervisor - prof. dr hab. Bożena Kamińska-Kaczmarek.

Published at: 2008-10-05 11:30

Opinion of the Scientific Council on the proposed reform of science

The Scientific Council of the Nencki Institute during its session on May 16th 2008 expressed its opinion on the government project of the reform of science and higher education in Poland. The Council decided to support the pro-reformatory resolution of the Scientific Council of The Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics in Warsaw and the petition of the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology to actively participate in the discussion on the proposed reform.

Published at: 2008-05-26 13:03

Doctoral Studies Program

The Nencki Institute offers Doctoral Studies Program in biological sciences. Candidates should hold master's degree (or its equivalent); students of the last year of master studies who will obtain the degree by September 30 are also invited. Qualified applicants are welcome to submit a CV and a motivation letter via e-mail: doktorat@nencki.gov.pl Read more

Published at: 2008-03-28 13:03

Prof. Jerzy Duszyński accepts the nomination for the post of Deputy Minister of Science

We are very glad to announce that Prof. Jerzy Duszyński, present director of the Nencki Institute has been nominated by the Prime Minister of Poland, Donald Tusk, for the position of Deputy Minister of Science at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Read more

Published at: 2008-02-07 10:03

EMBO-Installation Grant

We are very pleased to announce that dr Agnieszka Dobrzyn, who is one of the new group leaders working at the Nencki Institute has received a very prestigious grant award: The European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO) Installation Grant. Read more

Published at: 2008-01-03 09:03

Equipment investment projects

The Institute has been awarded nearly 10 million PLN for three equipment investment projects, the total value of which is nearly 18 million PLN. Read more

Published at: 2007-12-22 11:03

Conference Mobilitas

Conference on "Mechanisms of Cell Motility", organized by Polish Scientific Network Mobilitas.pl will take place on 25-26 of October 2007 in Ist floor conference room. Read more

Published at: 2007-10-22 11:03

GEHA Annual Meeting

The Nencki Institute hosted for two days (June 28-29, 2007) the members of European Union (EU) Integrated Project GEHA. Read more

Published at: 2007-07-02 11:03

Picnic of the Nencki Institute

On Tuesday, June 26th, the traditional picnic of the Nencki Institute took place. Read more
Published at: 2007-06-28 13:03


Scientific Networks

Nencki Institute is currently coordinating three scientific networks, financed by the Polish Ministry for Science and Higher Education. Read more
Published at: 2007-06-26 11:03

Reporting Session

Another session of the Scientific Council took place on February 23, 2007. Read more
Published at: 2007-03-18 23:03
Session of the Institute Scientific Council

First session of the Institute Scientific Council (term 2007-2010) took place on January 12 2007. Read more
Published at: 2007-03-05 00:03

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