• On  Wednesday, November 28th, 2018, the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology Polish Academy of Sciences, organized a Conference on “Science Diplomacy”. The event took place in the Lecture Hall of the Center of Neurobiology of the  Institute and was composed of an introduction to the field, followed by five presentations discussing various aspects of science diplomacy.

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  • On the 15th and 16th of November, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Nencki Institute. On this occasion, the ceremonial Jubilee of the Centennial of the Nencki Institute was held. The 100th anniversary celebrations began with the presentation of Crosses of Merit, Medals for Long-Time Service, and Medals of the National Education Commission, to employees of the Nencki Institute, by Minister Sebastian Skuza, undersecretary of state of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, and the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences, prof. Jerzy Duszyński.

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  • Ladies and GentlemenDear Colleagues,


    The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology is celebrating its 100th Anniversary. This is a special time for reflection on the past, enjoying the present, and looking toward a bright future. 

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  • On 15th and 16th November 2018 the festive Conference to celebrate its 100th anniversary will be held at the Nencki Institute. During the conference we will present the greatest achievements of the Institute's employees and doctoral students...

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  • Voluntary Blood Donation at the Nencki Institute

    On Wednesday, 12th December, a rare but welcomed event may have been witnessed by people passing by our Institute, as well as by employees and students of the Institute, as an ambulance dedicated for blood donation was parked on the premises of the Nencki Institute. The PhD Students' Council, in cooperation with the Director of the Institute and RCKiK in Warsaw, decided to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Institute in this fascinating and charitable way.

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  • The final sitting of the Scientific Council for the term 2015-2018 took place on December 7th, 2018, during which a summary of Council activities was completed. During this time, the Council was chaired by Prof. Andrzej Wróbel, who was supported mainly by Prof. Maria Jolanta Rędowicz (Vice-Chair) and Prof. Katarzyna Łukasiuk (Secretary).

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  • On December 1st, 2018, the 17th Scientific Symposium for Biology Teachers was organized by the Nencki Institute and the BioCentrum of Science Education. Over 40 people from all over Poland took part.

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  • On November 19th 2018, for the 100th anniversary of the Nencki Institute, the opening of the 2nd Art & Science: ‘The Art of Biodiversity‘ exhibition took place in the Exhibition Hall of the Neurobiology Centre of the Nencki Institute. It is the second edition of the Art & Science project, initiating the interaction of molecular biologists and artists. Presented works were created during the artistic symposium and workshops held in Boska Dolina, near Rzeszów, from September 30th to October 5th 2018.

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Nencki Institute selected publications

Bonora M, Wieckowski MR, Sinclair DA, Kroemer G, Pinton P, Galluzzi L. (2018) Targeting mitochondria for cardiovascular disorders: therapeutic potential and obstacles. Nat. Rev. Cardiol. doi: 10.1038/s41569-018-0074-0. IF = 15.162

Louka P, Vasudevan KK, Guha M, Joachimiak E, Wloga D, Tomasi RF, Baroud CN, Dupuis-Williams P, Galati DF, Pearson CG, Rice LM, Moresco JJ, Yates JR 3rd, Jiang YY, Lechtreck K, Dentler W, Gaertig J. (2018) Proteins that control the geometry of microtubules at the ends of cilia. J. Cell Biol. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201804141.
IF = 8.784


Guneykaya D, Ivanov A, Hernandez DP, Haage V, Wojtas B, Meyer N, Maricos M, Jordan P, Buonfiglioli A, Gielniewski B, Ochocka N, Cömert C, Friedrich C, Artiles LS, Kaminska B, Mertins P, Beule D, Kettenmann H, Wolf SA. (2018) Transcriptional and Translational Differences of Microglia from Male and Female Brains. Cell Rep. 24(10): 2773-2783.e6. IF = 8.032

Ulanska-Poutanen J, Mieczkowski J, Zhao C, Konarzewska K, Kaza B, Pohl HBF, Bugajski L, Kaminska B, Franklin RJM, Zawadzka M. (2018) Injury-induced perivascular niche supports alternative differentiation of adult rodent CNS progenitor cells. eLife 7:e30325. IF = 7.616

Hunt MJ, Adams NE, Średniawa W, Wójcik DK, Simon A, Kasicki S, Whittington MA. (2018) The olfactory bulb is a source of high-frequency oscillations (130-180 Hz) associated with a subanesthetic dose of ketamine in rodents. Neuropsychopharmacology doi: 10.1038/s41386-018-0173-y.
IF = 6.544

Więckowska A, Gajewska-Woźniak O, Głowacka A, Ji B, Grycz K, Czarkowska-Bauch J, Skup M. (2018) Spinalization and locomotor training differentially affect muscarinic acetylcholine receptor type 2 abutting on α-motoneurons innervating the ankle extensor and flexor muscles.
J. Neurochem. doi: 10.1111/jnc.14567. IF = 4.609