• Nencki Award for prof. Angelo Azzi

    The 2016 Nencki Award was presented on October 17th  to prof. Angelo Azzi of the Vascular Biology Laboratory, Human Nutrition Research Centre on Aging, Tufts University in Boston, USA. The Award Ceremony took place in the conference hall of the Nencki Institute Neurobiology Centre.

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  • Prof. Urszula Wojda is a member of an international consortium that has received a EU Horizon 2020 grant in the FETOPEN: Research & Innovation Action, Novel Ideas for Radically New Technologies competition. The aim of the consortium’s research is to develop new strategies for the treatment and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease based on studies of glycobiological alterations in AD. The “ArrestAD” project received the highest possible evaluation of reviewers (15/15).

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  • Professor Sir John Burn at the Nencki Institute

    On 23th September, 2016 Professor Sir John Burn, eminent geneticist, visited the Nencki Institute. He participated in the specialized seminar on Human Variome Project, of which he is the global coordinator, organized by the Institute of Experimental Biology PAS and the Institute of Human Genetics PAS in Poznan.

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  • On September 23rd-24th, 2016 in the Nencki Institute Neurobiology Center Hall the international conference “Future of Aging” was held, which was the joint event of the 10th Congress of Biogerontology of European International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics and the 6th Biogerontological Meetings at the Nencki Institute. The Conference was organized by the members of the Laboratory of the Molecular Bases of Aging headed by prof. Ewa Sikora.

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Nencki Institute selected publications

Godzińska EJ (2016) Human and ant social behavior should be compared in a very careful way to draw valid parallels. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 39, e98: 21-22. IF = 20.4

Pitkänen A, Löscher W, Vezzani A, Becker AJ, Simonato M, Lukasiuk K, Gröhn O, Bankstahl JP, Friedman A, Aronica E, Gorter JA, Ravizza T, Sisodiya SM, Kokaia M, Beck H. (2016) Advances in the development of biomarkers for epilepsy. Lancet Neurol. 2016 Jul;15(8):843-56. IF = 23,5

Bonora M, Morganti C, Morciano G, Giorgi C, Wieckowski MR, Pinton P. (2016) Comprehensive analysis of mitochondrial permeability transition pore activity in living cells using fluorescence-imaging-based techniques. Nat Protoc. 11(6):1067-80. IF = 9,6

Eden ER, Sanchez-Heras E, Tsapara A, Sobota A, Levine TP, Futter CE. Annexin A1 Tethers Membrane Contact Sites that Mediate ER to Endosome Cholesterol Transport. Developmental Cell 37(5):473-83.
IF = 9.3

Kuzniewska B, Nader K, Dabrowski M, Kaczmarek L, Kalita K. (2016) Adult Deletion of SRF Increases Epileptogenesis and Decreases Activity-Induced Gene Expression. Mol Neurobiol. 53(3):1478-93 IF = 5,4

Stefaniuk M, Gualda EJ, Pawlowska M, Legutko D, Matryba P, Koza P, Konopka W, Owczarek D, Wawrzyniak M, Loza-Alvarez P, Kaczmarek L. (2016) Light-sheet microscopy imaging of a whole cleared rat brain with Thy1-GFP transgene. Sci Rep. 6:28209. IF = 5,2

Magnowska M, Gorkiewicz T, Suska A, Wawrzyniak M, Rutkowska-Wlodarczyk I, Kaczmarek L, Wlodarczyk J. (2016) Transient ECM protease activity promotes synaptic plasticity. Sci Rep. 6:27757. IF = 5,2

Sobczak M, Chumak V, Pomorski P, Wojtera E, Majewski Ł, Nowak J, Yamauchi J, Rędowicz MJ. (2016) Interaction of myosin VI and its binding partner DOCK7 plays an important role in NGF-stimulated protrusion formation in PC12 cells. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2016 Jul;1863(7 Pt A):1589-600. IF = 5,1

Rogala J, Jurewicz K, Paluch K, Kublik E, Cetnarski R, Wróbel A. (2016) The Do's and Don'ts of Neurofeedback Training: A Review of the Controlled Studies Using Healthy Adults. Front Hum Neurosci. 10:301. IF = 3.6