• The National Science Centre has published ranking lists of projects which have qualified for financial backing within the limits of the competitions announced by the NSC on 15th June, 2017. Scientists from the Nencki Institute received financial backing for the 5 research projects they worked on in MAESTRO 9, HARMONIA 9, SONATA Bis 7 and SONATA 13 competitions.

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  • On Friday, Febrary 9th 2018, the Nencki Institute has been visited by Professor Zafra M. Lerman, who was met by the Director of the Institute Professor Agnieszka Dobrzyn, the president of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Professor Jerzy Duszynski, and the former director of the Institute, Professor Maciej Nalecz. Discussion focused on a possibility of organizing in November 2018 an international conference on Science Diplomacy within activities commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Nencki Institute.

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  • Prof. Agnieszka Dobrzyń, the director of the Nencki Institute appointed dr. hab. Krzysztof Nieznański and dr. hab. Monika Liguz-Lęcznar as the deputy directors for scientific affairs. Both deputy directors became positively endorsed by the Scientific Council of the Nencki Institute on February 2nd, 2018.  Dr. hab. Hanna Fabczak was appointed as Director’s Proxy for Field Station in Mikolajki, and dr. Pawel Boguszewski was designated for Director's Proxy for IT.  

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  • On February 1st, 2018 Prof. Agnieszka Dobrzyń was nominated for the position of the Director of the Nencki Institute. The nomination was signed by the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Prof. Jerzy Duszyński, which came about as a result of an open recruitment procedure. Prof. Dobrzyń’s scientific interest is focused on regulation of gene expression and signaling pathways that have far-reaching implications on cell metabolism and human metabolic diseases, i.e. type 2 diabetes and related dysfunctions. She is a co-author of 77 scientific publications that were cited 2329 times (h=27) to date.

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  • The session of the Scientific Council devoted to the Report on the Nencki Institute activities took place on February 2nd, 2018. Prof. Andrzej Wrobel commenced the meeting by welcoming the guests. The selected scientific achievements of the Nencki Institute in 2017 were presented by:

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  • Admission to PhD Program is open

    We invite candidates for PhD studies at the Institute of Experimental Biology PAS for application. You will be part of international team of scientists and will get to know prestigious research projects. PhD program at the Nencki Institute opens the doors to your scientific career. 

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  • The director of the Nencki Institute, prof. Adam Szewczyk, in acknowledgment of special merits for the development of the Institute, handed out the medals of the 100th anniversary of the Nencki Institute to prof. Zbigniew Brzózka, former dean of the Faculty of Chemistry of the Warsaw University of Technology, prof. Paweł Kulesza, former dean of the Faculty of Chemistry at the Warsaw University,

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  • Nencki Art Collection

    The day of January 30th , 2018 was the last day of the exhibition "Bioimagine: Inspiration of Invisible World?” at the Nencki Institute PAS. However, on January 17th , 2018 the Director of the Institute prof. Adam Szewczyk, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Nencki Institute PAS, established a new library collection under the name: "Nencki Art Collection".

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Nencki Institute selected publications

Frankenreiter S, Bednarczyk P, Kniess A, Bork NI, Straubinger J, Koprowski P, Wrzosek A, Mohr E, Logan A, Murphy MP, Gawaz M, Krieg T, Szewczyk A, Nikolaev VO, Ruth P, Lukowski R. (2017) cGMP-Elevating Compounds and Ischemic Conditioning Provide Cardioprotection Against Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury via Cardiomyocyte-Specific BK Channels. Circulation 136(24):2337-2355. IF = 19.309

Nieborowska-Skorska M, Maifrede S, Dasgupta Y, Sullivan K, Flis S, Le BV, Solecka M, Belyaeva EA, Kubovcakova L, Nawrocki M, Kirschner M, Zhao H, Prchal JT, Piwocka K, Moliterno AR, Wasik M, Koschmieder S, Green TR, Skoda RC, Skorski T. (2017) Ruxolitinib-induced defects in DNA repair cause sensitivity to PARP inhibitors in myeloproliferative neoplasms. Blood 130(26):2848-2859. IF = 13.164

Garofalo S, Porzia A, Mainiero F, Di Angelantonio S, Cortese B, Basilico B, Pagani F, Cignitti G, Chece G, Maggio R, Tremblay ME, Savage J, Bisht K, Esposito V, Bernardini G, Seyfried T, Mieczkowski J, Stepniak K, Kaminska B, Santoni A, Limatola C. (2017) Environmental stimuli shape microglial plasticity in glioma. Elife  doi: 10.7554/eLife.33415. IF =7.725


Cserpan D, Meszena D, Wittner L, Toth K, Ulbert I, Somogyvari Z, Wojcik DK (2017) Revealing The Distribution Of Transmembrane Currents Along The Dendritic Tree Of A Neuron With Known Morphology From Extracellular Recordings. Elife 6:e29384. IF = 7.725

Ruszczycki B, Bernas T (2017) Quality of biological images, reconstructed using localization microscopy data. Bioinformatics  doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btx597.
IF = 7.3

Majka P, Chlodzinska N, Turlejski K, Banasik T, Djavadian RL, Węglarz WP, Wójcik DK (2017) A three-dimensional stereotaxic atlas of the gray short-tailed opossum (Monodelphis domestica) brain. Brain Struct. Funct. doi: 10.1007/s00429-017-1540-x.
IF = 4.698

Matryba P, Bozycki L, Pawłowska M, Kaczmarek L, Stefaniuk M. (2017) Optimized perfusion-based CUBIC protocol for the efficient whole-body clearing and imaging of rat organs. 
J. Biophotonics doi: 10.1002/jbio.201700248. IF = 4.328

Gieryng A, Pszczolkowska D, Bocian K, Dabrowski M, Rajan WD, Kloss M, Mieczkowski J, Kaminska B. (2017) Immune microenvironment of experimental rat C6 gliomas resembles human glioblastomas. Sci. Rep. 7(1):17556. IF = 4.259

Walczak J, Partyka M, Duszyński J, Szczepanowska J. (2017) Implications of mitochondrial network organization in mitochondrial stress signalling in NARP cybrid and Rho0 cells. Sci. Rep. 7(1):14864. IF = 4.259

Kotlewska I, Wojcik MJ, Nowicka MM, Marczak K, Nowicka A. (2017). Present and past selves: a steady-state visual evoked potentials approach to self-face processing. Sci. Rep. 7(1):16438.
IF = 4. 259

Bola Ł, Siuda-Krzywicka K, Paplińska M, Sumera E, Zimmermann M, Jednoróg K, Marchewka A, Szwed M (2017) Structural reorganization of the early visual cortex following Braille training in sighted adults. Sci. Rep.  doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-17738-8.
IF = 4. 259