Dr Rafal Sadej has become a committee member of European Network of Breast Development and Cancer. The ENBDC started in 2006 as a means of bringing together worlwide laboratories working on breast development and cancer. The idea was to raise awareness of each other’s research in order to foster contact, encourage technical exchange and collaboration, especially across disciplines, as well as to offer intellectual and information resources to the breast cancer research community as a whole.
Foreign Languages Centre of the University of Gdansk offers summer and one-year Polish language courses. The aim of the courses is to prepare the participants to use the Polish language at the B1 level, which is a prerequisite for starting study programmes taught in Polish.
We are proud to inform that Prof. Ewa Łojkowska from IFB has been re-elected for the term 2015-2018 as Vice-Chairwoman of the Committee of Biotechnology at the Division of Biological and Agricultural Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
Chairman of the Committee is Prof. Tomasz Twardowski (Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences), other Vice-Chairmen are Prof. Jerzy Długoński (University of Łódź) and Prof. Grzegorz Węgrzyn (University of Gdańsk).
We are pleased to inform that the University of Gdańsk is partner of the ALLIANCE project, funded from the INTERREG BSR Programme. The project will integrate partners from the Baltic Sea Region who work and are interested in blue biotechnology.
We are proud to announce that our project STARBIOS 2 Structural Transformation to Attain Responsible BIOSciences submitted to the programme Horizon 2020 has been positively evaluated and is currently in contract preparation phase.
Within STARBIOS 2, the University of Gdańsk together with 11 partners from Europe, USA and Brazil will work on the concept of responsible research and innovation (RRI) in biosciences.
The combination of science, passion and business may result in a very practical success story. In the case of a merger of scientists from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG&MUG (IFB) and the company Fermentum Mobile, the result is the innovative production of brewer's yeast.