• On April  17th  2018, in the Didactic Center of the Medical University of Warsaw, a symposium was held, co-organized by the Nencki Institute, devoted to cooperation between science and business. The aim of the  conference,  was to enable discussions on improving the cooperation between science and business, and the presentation of scientific projects with a high application value, developing Polish innovation in biomedicine. These were conducted by the researchers of the Center for Preclinical Research and Technology - CePT.

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  • Brain Awareness Week at the Nencki Institute

    From 12th-17th March 2018, the Nencki Institute PAS hosted a series of popular science events, taking place as part of Brain Awareness Week 2016 in Warsaw. The organisers were Polish Neuroscience Society (PTBUN), the Committee of Neurobiology PAS and the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS. Sponsored by the Polish Academy of Sciences, along with media promotion provided by the Nauka online (portal of the magazine ACADEMIA, Polish Academy of Sciences), informational scientific blog, service Nauka w Polsce,, monthly magazine Charaktery, publisher Marginesy, Gazeta Wyborcza, the radio Kampus and GEOMYS services for science. Additional support was provided by : Neurodevice, Neuroforma, BrainTech, Titanis, Lightcraft (producer of the PHOTON film) and the Centre of Eye Tracking Research (OBOswps)

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  • On Thursday, March 15th, the Board of Directors, prof. Agnieszka Dobrzyń, prof. Krzysztof Nieznański and dr hab. Monika Liguz-Lęcznar, invited the Nencki Institute’s researchers and faculty members to set new goals for 2018-2022. During the meeting a new strategy of the development of the Nencki Institute was discussed.

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  • On 5th-9th March 2018, thirty scholarship holders from the National Children's Fund visited the Nencki Institute. On the opening day, guests listened to lectures given by dr hab. Monika Liguz-Lęcznar - The history and achievements of the Nencki Institute; dr hab. Dorota Włoga - Cytoskeleton, structure and function

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Nencki Institute selected publications

Cesana-Arlotti N, Martín A, Téglás E, Vorobyova L, Cetnarski R, Bonatti LL. (2018) Precursors of logical reasoning in preverbal human infants. Science 359(6381): 1263-1266. IF=37.2

Malta TM, Sokolov A, Gentles AJ, Burzykowski T, Poisson L, Weinstein JN, Kamińska B, Huelsken J, Omberg L,  Gevaert O, Colaprico A, Czerwińska P, Mazurek S, Mishra L, Heyn H, Krasnitz A, Godwin AK, Lazar AJ, The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, Stuart JM, Hoadley KA, Laird PW, Noushmehr H, Wiznerowicz M. (2018) Machine Learning Identifies Stemness Features Associated with Oncogenic Dedifferentiation. Cell 173 (2): 338–354.e15. IF = 30.4

Urban-Ciecko J, Jouhanneau JS, Myal SE, Poulet JFA, Barth AL. (2018) Precisely Timed Nicotinic Activation Drives SST Inhibition in Neocortical Circuits. Neuron 97(3): 611-625. IF=14.0


Sobocińska J, Roszczenko-Jasińska P, Zaręba-Kozioł M, Hromada-Judycka A, Matveichuk OV, Traczyk G, Łukasiuk K, Kwiatkowska K. (2018) LPS upregulates palmitoylated enzymes of the phosphatidylinositol cycle. An insight from proteomic studies. Mol. Cell. Proteomics 17(2): 233-254.
IF = 6.5

Sobocińska J, Roszczenko-Jasińska P, Ciesielska A, Kwiatkowska K. (2018) Protein Palmitoylation and Its Role in Bacterial and Viral Infections. Front. Immunol. 8: 2003. IF= 6.429

Kotarba G, Krzywińska E, Grabowska AI, Taracha A, Wilanowski T. (2018) TFCP2/TFCP2L1/UBP1 transcription factors in cancer. Cancer Lett. 420: 72-79. IF=6.375

Strzeszewska A, Alster O, Mosieniak G, Ciolko A, Sikora E. (2018) Insight into the role of PIKK family members and NF-кB in DNAdamage-induced senescence and senescence-associated secretory phenotype of colon cancer cells. Cell Death Dis. 9(2): 44. IF=5.965

Kucharewicz K, Dudkowska M, Zawadzka A, Ogrodnik M, Szczepankiewicz AA, Czarnocki Z, Sikora E. (2018) Simultaneous induction and blockade of autophagy by a single agent. Cell Death Dis. 9(3): 353. IF=5.965

Janikiewicz J, Szymanski J, Malinska D, Patalas-Krawczyk P, Michalska B, Duszyński J, Giorgi C, Bonora M, Dobrzyn A, Wieckowski MR. (2018) Mitochondria-associated membranes in aging and senescence: structure, function and dynamics. Cell Death Dis. 9(3): 332. IF=5.965

Nieznanska H, Bandyszewska M, Surewicz K, Zajkowski T, Surewicz WK, Nieznanski K. (2018) Identification of prion protein-derived peptides of potential use in Alzheimer's disease therapy. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. – Mol. Basis Dis. doi:10.1016/j.bbadis.2018.03.023. IF=5.7

Gawor M, Prószyński TJ. (2018) The molecular cross talk of the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 1412(1): 62-72. IF = 4.7

Wojsiat J, Zoltowska KM, Laskowska-Kaszub K, Wojda U. (2018) Oxidant/antioxidant imbalance in Alzheimer’s disease: therapeutic and diagnostic prospects. Oxid. Med. Cell. Longev. doi: 10.1155/2018/6435861. IF = 4.6

Wierzba M, Riegel M, Wypych M, Jednoróg K, Grabowska A, Marchewka A. (2018) Cognitive control over memory - individual differences in memory performance for emotional and neutral material. Sci. Rep. 8(1): 3808.
IF = 4.3