• Theophrastus Award for Łukasz Bożycki

    Łukasz Bożycki, a PhD student in the Laboratory of Biochemistry of Lipids received the Theophrastus Award for the best popular science psychological book of the year. The award was established and awarded by the editors of the magazine "Characters" under the patronage of the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences prof. Jerzy Duszyński.

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  • Piotr Dzwiniel, a doctoral student in the Laboratory of Neurobiology of Vision was selected to the short list of finalists of the competition Technotalent 2016 in the special category Inspirations 2016 and in the category Business. In the category Inspirations 2016 his project "Specvis - free and open source software to study visual field" took first place.

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  • On Wednesday, December 14th, in a beautifully decorated Konorski Conference hall of the Nencki Institute the annual Christmas party for Nencki senior citizens took place. On behalf of the Institute management Prof. Hanna Fabczak wished all a Marry Christmas and the best of luck in the New Year.

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  • "OCHOTA NA NAUKĘ" at the Nencki Institute

    On December 6th, 2016, in the conference hall of the Nencki Institute Neurobiology Centre another meeting in the framework of the initiative "Ochota na Naukę" took place, adressed mostly to university students and secondary school students.

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Nencki Institute selected publications

Nitzsche B, Dudek E, Hajdo L, Kasprzak AA, Vilfan A, Diez S (2016) Working stroke of the kinesin-14, ncd, comprises two substeps of different direction. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A IF = 9.4

Puścian A, Łęski S, Kasprowicz G, Winiarski M, Borowska J, Nikolaev T, Boguszewski PM, Lipp HP, Knapska E (2016) Eco-HAB as a fully automated and ecologically relevant assessment of social impairments in mouse models of autism. Elife. 2016 Oct 12;5. pii: e19532. doi: 10.7554. IF = 8.3

Havekes R, Park AJ, Tudor JC, Luczak VG, Hansen RT, Ferri SL, Bruinenberg VM, Poplawski SG, Day JP, Aton SJ, Radwańska K, Meerlo P, Houslay MD, Baillie GS, Abel T. (2016) Sleep deprivation causes memory deficits by negatively impacting neuronal connectivity in hippocampal area CA1. Elife 23;5. pii: e13424. IF = 8.3

Fendler W, Madzio J, Kozinski K, Patel K, Janikiewicz J, Szopa M, Tracz A, Borowiec M, Jarosz-Chobot P, Mysliwiec M, Szadkowska A, Hattersley AT, Ellard S, Malecki MT, Dobrzyn A, Mlynarski W (2016) Differential regulation of serum microRNA expression by HNF1β and HNF1α transcription factors. Diabetologia 59(7): 1463-1473.
IF = 6.7

Kozinski K, Jazurek M, Dobrzyn P, Janikiewicz J, Kolczynska K, Gajda A, Dobrzyn A (2016) Adipose- and muscle-derived Wnts trigger pancreatic β-cell adaptation to systemic insulin resistance. Sci Rep. 6:31553. doi: 10.1038/srep31553.
IF = 5.5

Bednarczyk J, Dębski KJ, Bot AM, Lukasiuk K (2016) MBD3 expression and DNA binding patterns are altered in a rat model of temporal lobe epilepsy. Sci Rep. 21;6:33736. IF = 5.5

Wojsiat J, Laskowska-Kaszub K, Alquézar C, Białopiotrowicz E, Esteras N, Zdioruk M, Martin-Requero A, Wojda U (2016) Familial Alzheimer's Disease Lymphocytes Respond Differently Than Sporadic Cells to Oxidative Stress: Upregulated p53-p21 Signaling Linked with Presenilin 1 Mutants. Mol Neurobiol. 2016 Sep 19. DOI: 10.1007/s12035-016-0105-y
IF = 5.4

Jasińska M, Miłek J, Cymerman IA, Łęski S, Kaczmarek L, Dziembowska M (2016) miR-132 Regulates Dendritic Spine Structure by Direct Targeting of Matrix Metalloproteinase 9 mRNA. Mol Neurobiol. 53(7):4701-12. IF = 5.4

Basu S, Plewczynski D, Saha S, Roszkowska M, Magnowska M, Baczynska E, Wlodarczyk J (2016) 2dSpAn: semiautomated 2-d segmentation, classification and analysis of hippocampal dendritic spine plasticity. Bioinformatics. 32(16):2490-8 IF = 5.4

Przybylska D, Janiszewska D, Goździk A, Bielak-Zmijewska A, Sunderland P, Sikora E, Mosieniak G (2016) NOX4 downregulation leads to senescence of human vascular smooth muscle cells. Oncotarget.  doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.12079 IF  = 5.0

Płóciennikowska A, Hromada-Judycka A, Dembińska J, Roszczenko P, Ciesielska A, Kwiatkowska K (2016) Contribution of CD14 and TLR4 to changes of the PI(4,5)P2 level in LPS-stimulated cells. J Leukoc Biol. 2016 Jul 14. pii: jlb.2VMA1215-577R. IF = 4.2

Szczęsna E, Kasprzak AA (2016) Insights into the process of EB1-dependent tip-tracking of kinesin-14 Ncd. The role of the microtubule. Eur J Cell Biol IF = 4.0