Danuta Gutowska-Owsiak, MD, PhD, DSc, professor at the University of Gdańsk and the head of the Laboratory of Experimental and Translational Immunology was distinguished by the nomination of the Foundation for Polish Science for AcademiaNet.
We are pleased to inform that the article “Excess filaggrin in keratinocytes is removed by extracellular vesicles to prevent premature death and this mechanism can be hijacked by Staphylococcus aureus in a TLR2-dependent fashion” was published in the prestigious scientific journal Journal of Extracellular Vesicles, Impact factor equal to 17,337, 200 points of the Ministry of Education and Science.
The Ministry of Science and Higher Education has settled the first competition in the 'Pearls of Science' competition for student-led grant projects. Nearly 100 projects received funding as part of the program's first edition aimed at exceptionally talented graduates of first-cycle studies and students after completing their third or fourth year of unified master's studies.
The Mental Health Mural, ProBe'r and the 'What's Next' Conference were the winning projects of the first edition of Fahrenheit's Champions of Collaboration competition, which were announced at a gala ceremony to announce the results.
On November 2nd this year, the Minister of Health awarded prizes for scientific activity in the year 2020 to a team from the Institute of Medical Biotechnology and Experimental Oncology of the Medical University of Gdańsk, from the Department of Cell Biology and Immunology, consisting of mgr Anna Felberg-Miętka, Dr Aleksandra Urban, dr Grzegorz Stasiłojć and dr hab. Marcin Okrój, prof. GUMed.
dr hab. Robert Czajkowski, prof. UG - Department of Biologically Active Compounds Research, has been elected as a mentor for young scientists under the prestigious TopMinds program and the Polish Fulbright Commission in the 2022 edition! The profile of our mentor is available on TopMinds website. Congratulations!
Virologists from the Institute of Biotechnology at the University of Gdańsk are working on the creation of an effective new-generation vaccine protecting against infection with hepatitis C and B viruses. A decision has already been made to grant a patent for the invention entitled 'Chimeric virus-like particles exposing HCV antigenic sequences for use in the preventive treatment of HCV and/or HBV infection'.
The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) has announced the results of the second call for applications for scholarships under the Iwanowska Programme. One of the winners is MSc Kamila Butowska – PhD student from Laboratory of Biophysics who will spend a year at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia!