• HFSP Grant for prof. Grzegorz Wilczyński team

    The Laboratory of Molecular and Systemic Neuromorphology headed by Professor Grzegorz Wilczyński has been awarded a prestigious intercontinental HFSP grant (Human Frontiers Science Program). Within the project, the team of  Professor Wilczyński, and their colleagues from USA and Spain, will investigate the higher-order chromatin structure of neurons.

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  • During the session of the Scientific Council of February 24th, 2017, which presents the achievements of the Nencki Institute PAS in 2016, director prof. Adam Szewczyk honored dr hab. Ewelina Knapska, prof. Leszek Kuźnicki and prof. Lech Wojtczak, for special merits in aid of the development of the Institute, the Commemorative Medal for the 100th anniversary of the Nencki Institute.

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  • The session of the Scientific Council devoted to the 2016 Annual Report took place on February 24th, 2017. Prof. Andrzej Wrobel commenced the meeting by welcoming the guests.

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  • 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 16th June, 2016. Scientists from the Nencki Institute received financial backing for the 5 research projects they worked on in HARMONIA 8 and SONATA BIS 6 competitions.

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Nencki Institute selected publications

Wloga D, Joachimiak E, Louka P,  Gaertig J (2016) Post-translational Modifications of Tubulin and Cilia. Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives in Biology. doi: 10.1101/cshperspect.a028159.
IF = 9,2

Piechota M, Sunderland P, Wysocka A, Nalberczak M, Sliwinska MA, Radwanska K,Sikora E. (2016) Is senescence-associated β-galactosidase a marker of neuronal senescence? Oncotarget. 6;7(49):81099-81109. IF = 5,0

Podszywalow-Bartnicka P, Cmoch A, Wolczyk M, Bugajski L, Tkaczyk M, Dadlez M, Nieborowska-Skorska M, Koromilas AE, Skorski T, Piwocka K. (2016) Increased phosphorylation of eIF2α in chronic myeloid leukemia cells stimulates secretion of matrix modifying enzymes. Oncotarget. 7(48):79706-79721. IF = 5,0

Bednarski T, A. Olichwier, A. Opasinska, A. Pyrkowska, A. Gan, J.M. Ntambi, P. Dobrzyn (2016) Stearoyl-CoA desaturase 1 deficiency reduces lipid accumulation in the heart by activating lipolysis independently of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor α. Biochim. Biophys. Acta – Mol. Cell Biol. Lipids 1861: 2029-2037 IF = 4,8

Shukla A, Beroun A, Panopoulou M, Neumann PA, Grant SGN, Olive MF, Dong Y, Schlüter OM (2016) Calcium-permeable AMPA receptors and silent synapses in cocaine-conditioned place preference. EMBO J doi: 10.15252/embj.201695465. IF = 9,6

Kondratiuk I, Leski S, Urbańska M, Biecek P, Devijver H, Lechat B, Van Leuven F, Kaczmarek L, Jaworski T (2016) GSK-3β and MMP-9 cooperate in the control of dendritic spine morphology. Molecular Neurobiology 54:200–211. IF = 5,4

Ciechomska IA, Przanowski P, Jackl J, Wojtas B, Kaminska B. (2016) BIX01294, an inhibitor of histone methyltransferase, induces autophagy-dependent differentiation of glioma stem-like cells. Scientific Reports 6:38723. IF = 5,2

Niewiadomski W, Palasz E, Skupinska M, Zylinski M, Steczkowska M, Gasiorowska A, Niewiadomska G, Riedel G (2016) TracMouse: A computer aided movement analysis script for the mouse inverted horizontal grid test. Scientific Reports 6, 39331. IF= 5,2

Kijewska M, Kocyk M, Kloss M, Stepniak K, Korwek Z, Polakowska R, Dabrowski M, Gieryng A, Wojtas B, Ciechomska IA, Kaminska B. (2016) The embryonic type of SPP1 transcriptional regulation is re-activated in glioblastoma. Oncotarget doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.14092 IF = 5,0

Was H, Barszcz K, Czarnecka J, Kowalczyk A, Bernas T, Uzarowska E, Koza P, Klejman A, Piwocka K, Kaminska B, Sikora E. (2016) Bafilomycin A1 triggers proliferative potential of senescent cancer cells in vitro and in NOD/SCID mice. Oncotarget doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.14066 IF = 5,0

Roszkowska M, Skupien A, Wójtowicz T, Konopka A, Gorlewicz A, Kisiel M, Bekisz M, Ruszczycki B, Dolezyczek H, Rejmak E, Knapska E, Mozrzymas JW, Wlodarczyk J, Wilczynski GM, Dzwonek J. (2016) CD44 - a novel synaptic cell adhesion molecule regulating structural and functional plasticity of dendritic spines. Mol Biol Cell. 27(25):4055-4066. IF = 4.0

Ciesielska A, Sas-Nowosielska H, Kwiatkowska K (2016) Bis(monoacylglycero)phosphate inhibits TLR4-dependent RANTES production in macrophages. Int J Biochem Cell Biol 83:15-26, doi 10.1016/j.biocel.2016.12.003 IF = 3,9