On 11-13 September 2018 the delegation of the Polish Academy of Sciences, headed by its president Jerzy Duszyński, took part in the annual Visegrad Group Academies Forum, which was organised by the Czech Academy of Sciences in Liblice near Prague.
Katarzyna Piwocka from the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology has been elected to a two-year term (2018-2020) as the Co-Chair of the ISAC Marylou Ingram Scholars Committee of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry (ISAC).
For the 100th anniversary of the Nencki Institute, the Research Station in Mikołajki gained not only a new name but also initiated a new tradition – the Tree Avenue of the Nencki Institute was launched. Three trees were planted for a good start, including plane tree, Ambrose and tulip tree.
The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB) invites applications for the position of a Group Leader with a planned starting date in November 2019.
IIMCB provides stimulating and interdisciplinary research environment and opportunities of the large biomedical campus with the possibilities of selecting PhD students and postdoctoral scientists from leading Polish academic institutions. The Institute is equipped with state-of-the-art technology, has excellent core facilities and supportive administration, including a grant office. IIMCB benefits from numerous generous funding schemes for basic research through grants from international and national sources (www.iimcb.gov.pl/en/research/grants).
On August 29th 2018, prof. Maria Jolanta Rędowicz, on behalf of the Director of the Institute prof. Agnieszka Dobrzyń, awarded the Medal of the 100th Anniversary of the Nencki Institute to prof. Laszlo Nyitray, head of the Department of Biochemistry of the Lorand Eotvos University in Budapest.
The National Science Centre has announced the ranking lists of projects approved for funding in 2nd edition of SONATINA (aimed at researchers who have held their doctorate for no longer than 3 years) calls.
On the 1st August 2018, prof. Agnieszka Dobrzyń, director of the Nencki Institute, and Joanna Miłachowska, Executive Board Member of Siemens Healthineers, have signed a Master Research Agreement.
Dr. Anna Malik became the laureate of the HOMING program, financed by The Foundation for Polish Science. Dr Malik is working on New proteins important for glia's function: VPS10P-domain containing protein family as a new sorting recepetors in astrocytes and microglia.
Studies on the complex mechanisms of brain plasticity and on electromagnetic radiation will be conducted in two new research centres that will be established using the funds granted under the International Research Agendas Programme (IRAP) competition, run by the Foundation for Polish Science.
The National Science Centre has announced the ranking lists of projects approved for funding in 6th edition of ETIUDA calls. The young scientists from the Nencki Institute received financial support for 2 research projects.
Three new cosmetics series from Dr. Irena Eris Cosmetics Laboratory - AUTHORITY have been introduced to the market last days. The cosmetics have arisen as a result of cooperation between the Nencki Institute ( the labs headed by prof. Jerzy Duszyński and prof. Adam Szewczyk) and the dr Irena Eris Cosmetics Laboratory, in the project PBS1/B8/1/2012, founded by the National Centre for Research and Development.
Professor Daniel Wójcik was selected to be a member of FENS CHET (Federation of European Neuroscience Societies Committee of Higher Education and Training).