• We are pleased to announce, that dr Paulina Podszywałow-Bartnicka from the Laboratory of Cytometry, has been awarded with a 1-year New Investigator Grant from the Leukemia Research Foundation. The aim of the project is to create a mouse model of humanized bone marrow niche and investigate the influence of leukemia microenvironment on the effectiveness of anti-cancer therapies.

    Read more
  • The 22nd Scientific Picnic of Polish Radio and the Copernicus Science Centre was held at the National Stadium on June 9th 2018. This year’s motto was: MOVEMENT. The Nencki Institute prepared numerous events in two thematic blocks: Ants - small, but busy (Work of Ethology) and Brain - our individual trainer (PhD students of the Nencki Institute).

    Read more
  • Polish Science Towards EMBL Conference announcement

    On June 19-20, 2018 the Nencki Institute will be hosting a conference that will bring together Polish and world’s leading experts and researchers in the field of biomedical research. It will be an occasion to celebrate Poland's accession to the European Molecular Biology Laboratory, as well as the signing of the formal cooperation agreement between EMBL and the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology. The programme and registration is now available online here

    Read more
  • The National Science Centre has announced the ranking lists of projects approved for funding in 14th edition of OPUS and PRELUDIUM calls. Scientists from the Nencki Institute received financial support for 12 research projects. 

    Read more


  • Scientific Meeting at the Nencki Institute

    On Friday 15th June 2018, the annual Scientific Picnic of the Nencki Institute took place. From a scientific focus, the Nobel Prize laureate - Sir Tim Hunt gave a lecture entitled "A crooked path in science: stumbling on the secret of cell division".  Afterwards, participants enjoyed a picnic, organized in cooperation with the Nencki Alumni Club, at the patio of the Institute. Discussions over a grill and coffee lasted until the late evening.

    Read more
  • On June 5th at the Nencki Institute, in cooperation with the Marceli  Nencki Foundation for the Support of Biological Sciences, a workshop entitled "Biological imaging" for non-hearing and deaf youth from CXXXIX High School and Technical School No. 31 (Łucka str. in Warsaw), was organized. Young people during classes and shows learned "How does our brain work?" (Laboratory of Brain Imaging); "What can we see in a cell?" (Laboratory of Imaging Tissue Structures and Functions), and "What do you need an electron microscope for?" (Laboratory of Electron Microscopy).

    Read more
  • On Monday 14th May 2018, the Nencki Institute hosted a scientific session „Biology of  behaviour  of the domestic dog”, organized as a part of the celebrations of its 100th anniversary. The session was organized by Anna Gadomska and Katarzyna Patej („Z PSEM W PEŁNI”), Polish Ethological Society and Nencki Institute. 

    Read more
  • START Program scholars at the Nencki Institute

    For the 26th time, the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) has awarded the START scholarships to 100 most talented young Polish scientists. Among the laureates are 3 scientists from the Nencki Institute:

    - Ilona Kotlewska-Waś - Laboratory of Psychophysiology
    - Katarzyna Łepeta - Laboratory of Neurobiology
    - Katarzyna Żółtowska - Laboratory of Preclinical Testing of Higher Standard


    Read more




Nencki Institute selected publications

Cesana-Arlotti N, Martín A, Téglás E, Vorobyova L, Cetnarski R, Bonatti LL. (2018) Precursors of logical reasoning in preverbal human infants. Science 359(6381): 1263-1266. IF=37.2

Malta TM, Sokolov A, Gentles AJ, Burzykowski T, Poisson L, Weinstein JN, Kamińska B, Huelsken J, Omberg L,  Gevaert O, Colaprico A, Czerwińska P, Mazurek S, Mishra L, Heyn H, Krasnitz A, Godwin AK, Lazar AJ, The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, Stuart JM, Hoadley KA, Laird PW, Noushmehr H, Wiznerowicz M. (2018) Machine Learning Identifies Stemness Features Associated with Oncogenic Dedifferentiation. Cell 173 (2): 338–354.e15. IF = 30.4

Urban-Ciecko J, Jouhanneau JS, Myal SE, Poulet JFA, Barth AL. (2018) Precisely Timed Nicotinic Activation Drives SST Inhibition in Neocortical Circuits. Neuron 97(3): 611-625. IF=14.0


Sobocińska J, Roszczenko-Jasińska P, Zaręba-Kozioł M, Hromada-Judycka A, Matveichuk OV, Traczyk G, Łukasiuk K, Kwiatkowska K. (2018) LPS upregulates palmitoylated enzymes of the phosphatidylinositol cycle. An insight from proteomic studies. Mol. Cell. Proteomics 17(2): 233-254.
IF = 6.5

Sobocińska J, Roszczenko-Jasińska P, Ciesielska A, Kwiatkowska K. (2018) Protein Palmitoylation and Its Role in Bacterial and Viral Infections. Front. Immunol. 8: 2003. IF= 6.429

Kotarba G, Krzywińska E, Grabowska AI, Taracha A, Wilanowski T. (2018) TFCP2/TFCP2L1/UBP1 transcription factors in cancer. Cancer Lett. 420: 72-79. IF=6.375

Strzeszewska A, Alster O, Mosieniak G, Ciolko A, Sikora E. (2018) Insight into the role of PIKK family members and NF-кB in DNAdamage-induced senescence and senescence-associated secretory phenotype of colon cancer cells. Cell Death Dis. 9(2): 44. IF=5.965

Kucharewicz K, Dudkowska M, Zawadzka A, Ogrodnik M, Szczepankiewicz AA, Czarnocki Z, Sikora E. (2018) Simultaneous induction and blockade of autophagy by a single agent. Cell Death Dis. 9(3): 353. IF=5.965

Janikiewicz J, Szymanski J, Malinska D, Patalas-Krawczyk P, Michalska B, Duszyński J, Giorgi C, Bonora M, Dobrzyn A, Wieckowski MR. (2018) Mitochondria-associated membranes in aging and senescence: structure, function and dynamics. Cell Death Dis. 9(3): 332. IF=5.965

Nieznanska H, Bandyszewska M, Surewicz K, Zajkowski T, Surewicz WK, Nieznanski K. (2018) Identification of prion protein-derived peptides of potential use in Alzheimer's disease therapy. Biochim. Biophys. Acta. – Mol. Basis Dis. doi:10.1016/j.bbadis.2018.03.023. IF=5.7

Gawor M, Prószyński TJ. (2018) The molecular cross talk of the dystrophin-glycoprotein complex. Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 1412(1): 62-72. IF = 4.7

Wojsiat J, Zoltowska KM, Laskowska-Kaszub K, Wojda U. (2018) Oxidant/antioxidant imbalance in Alzheimer’s disease: therapeutic and diagnostic prospects. Oxid. Med. Cell. Longev. doi: 10.1155/2018/6435861. IF = 4.6

Wierzba M, Riegel M, Wypych M, Jednoróg K, Grabowska A, Marchewka A. (2018) Cognitive control over memory - individual differences in memory performance for emotional and neutral material. Sci. Rep. 8(1): 3808.
IF = 4.3