• Patent for Nencki Institute and Dr Irena Eris

    On March 12th 2018, the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland granted a patent (number P.416041), for an invention entitled: “Application of naringenin and a naringenin-containing product and a method of slowing down, counteracting and preventing the process of vitiligo problem”.

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  • On 1st March 2018, the Inauguration Ceremony of Multidisciplinary Phd Studies Tri-Bio-Chem ‘Chemistry and BioInnovation for Better Life’ took place in Marie Sklodowska-Curie hall at the Faculty of Chemistry of the Warsaw University (UW). The Tri-Bio-Chem PhD studies were established, based on the partnership agreement between the Nencki Institute, the Faculty of Chemistry of the Warsaw University (UW), and Faculty of Chemistry of the Technical University of Warsaw (PW), within POWER 3.2. programme, financed by the National Center for Research and Development.

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  • Dr. Monika Bijata from the Laboratory of Cell Biophysics at the Nencki Institute, headed by Jakub Włodarczyk, became the laureate of the HOMING program, financed by The Foundation for Polish Science. Dr Bijata is working on interplay between serotoninergic signaling and extracellular matrix in synaptic plasticity. 

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  • A meeting of the Board of Directors and the Nencki Institute’s Group Leaders was held on Tuesday, February 27th, at the Golden Floor Plaza conference center in Warsaw. During the meeting the leaders discussed main areas of research carried out at the Institute and created new strategic goals to assure dynamic development of the Institute in 2018-2022.

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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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  • On 3th of March 2018, Winter Workshops for biology and geography teachers were held at the Nencki Institute’s Hydrobiological Station in Mikołajki. The participants took part in the following 4 scientific sessions:

    "Neurons facing the time - how aging affects the nervous system– Monika Liguz-Lęcznar, Assoc. Prof.
    "Arctic" – Tomasz Janecki, PhD
    "Good science and bad science" – Paweł Boguszewski, PhD
    "Medicine, pseudomedicine and charlatans" – Paweł Boguszewski, PhD

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  • From March 12-17th 2018, the latest edition of Brain Awareness Week will be held at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS in Warsaw. Through the course of the event (March 12-16th), the most recent, groundbreaking achievements in the field of neuroscience, psychology and psychiatry will be presented, referring to scientific and practical aspects of brain development. We invite adults and students of all levels of higher education to participate. 

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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