• On November 22nd, 2017, the United States Patent and Trademark Office granted a patent (application number US 15/106,163) for an invention entitled: “A method for detecting an increased risk of developing skin cancer and a use of a genotype variant of the GRHL3 gene”. Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology is the exclusive owner of this patent.

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  • Year 2018: 100 Years of the Nencki Institute

    The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS began its activity in 1918 and is now one of the largest non-university centers of biological research in Poland. The year 2018 is therefore a special date in the Institute's history: we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Nencki Institute! Celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the Nencki Institute were initiated in 2016 by organizing several scientific conferences, including: Bilateral Meeting Nencki/University of Portsmouth, EMBO Imaging the Brain, Brain Tumors - from Biology to Therapy, Future of Aging and 4th MITOCHONDRION Meeting.

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  • Hanna Fabczak President of the Nencki Foundation

    As of 1st January 2018, the Nencki Foundation Council, chaired by prof. Lech Wojtczak, entrusted the function of the President of the Foundation of Marceli Nencki, Biological Sciences Support to dr hab. Hanna Fabczak. 

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  • In the autumn of 2018, in the Institute's building there will shown an exhibition of photographs and documents from the history of research stations at our facility. The impact of the Nencki Institute on the development of biological sciences in Poland has always been significant, and the materials collected at the exhibition document this influence in a special way.

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  • In connection with the 100th anniversary of the Nencki Institute, we ask you to send photos from private resources of the Institute's employees to the Multimedia Archive administered by the Library of the Nencki Institute.

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  • Art and Science exhibition at the Nencki Institute

    On  January 17th, 2018, at the Center of Neurobiology Hall of the Nencki Institute PAS, took place the vernissage of the exhibition entitled Art and Science - "Bioimagine: Inspiration of Invisible World?” " The meeting highlighted the year of the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the Nencki Institute.

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  • ART & SCIENCE exhibition

    Dear Sir or Madam, I cordially invite you to the opening of the ART & SCIENCE exhibition "Bioimagine: Inspiration of Invisible World?” organized on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Nencki Institute PAS. The opening will take place on January 17th, 2018 at. 13.13 in the exhibition hall of the Nencki Institute.

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  • On January 10th, 2018, in the course of an extended Board of Directors Meeting, a ceremony took place, during which the Director of the Nencki Institute, prof. Adam Szewczyk, in his thanks for special contributions to the development of the Institute, awarded the Medal for the 100th anniversary of the Nencki Institute

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Nencki Institute selected publications

Ramus F, Altarelli I, Jednoróg K, Zhao J, Scotto di Covella L. (2017) Neuroanatomy of developmental dyslexia: Pitfalls and promise. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2017.08.001.
IF = 8,3

Zajkowski WK, Kossut M, Wilson RC. (2017) A causal role for right frontopolar cortex in directed, but not random, exploration. Elife doi: 10.7554/eLife.27430. IF = 7,7

Chyl K, Kossowski B, Dębska A, Łuniewska M, Banaszkiewicz A, Żelechowska A, Frost SJ, Mencl WE, Wypych M, Marchewka A, Pugh KR, Jednoróg K. (2017) Prereader to beginning reader: changes induced by reading acquisition in print and speech brain networks. J Child Psychol Psychiatry doi: 10.1111/jcpp.12774.
IF = 6,2


Burnat K, Hu TT, Kossut M, Eysel UT, Arckens L. (2017) Plasticity Beyond V1: Reinforcement of Motion Perception upon Binocular Central Retinal Lesions in Adulthood. J Neurosci. 37(37):8989-8999. IF = 6,0

Young CNJ, Chira N, Róg J, Al-Khalidi R, Benard M, Galas L, Chan P, Vaudry D, Zabłocki K, Górecki DC. (2017) Sustained activation of P2X7 induces MMP-2-evoked cleavage and functional purinoceptor inhibition J. Mol. Cell Biol. doi: 10.1093/jmcb/mjx030. IF = 6,0

Krzemiński D, Kamiński M, Marchewka A, Bola M. (2017) Breakdown of long-range temporal correlations in brain oscillations during general anesthesia. Neuroimage 159:146-158. IF = 5,8

Szybińska A, Leśniak W. (2017) P53 Dysfunction in Neurodegenerative Diseases - The Cause or Effect of Pathological Changes? Aging Dis. 8(4):506-518. IF = 4,6

Bernadzki KM, Gawor M, Pęziński M, Mazurek P, Niewiadomski P, Rędowicz MJ, Prószyński TJ. (2017) Liprin-α-1 is a novel component of the murine neuromuscular junction and is involved in the organization of the postsynaptic machinery Scientific Reports 7: 9116. IF = 4,3