Polish Children’s Fund

Again, as every year, the Fund’s scholars visited the Nencki Institute. On 2nd March they listened to the lectures by: doc. U. Sławinska History and achievements of the Nencki Institute; dr Robert Kuba Filipkowski “Do the new neurons in our brain learn anything or/and make us happier?”

Later the youth were the guests of chosen laboratories:
Lab. of Cell Signaling and Metabolic Disorders – prof. A. Dobrzyń
Lab. of Molecular Bases of Aging – prof. E. Sikora
Lab. of Physiology of Cell Movements – doc. S. Fabczak
Lab. of Biochemistry of Lipids – prof. S. Pikuła
Lab. of Neurobiology of Development and Evolution – prof. K. Turlejski
Lab. of Confocal Microscopy – dr hab. W. Kłopocka

On March 5-6 the Fund’s scholars participated in lab activities and research training at:
Lab. of Visual System – prof. A. Wróbel
Lab. of Neurobiology of Development and Evolution – prof. K. Turlejski
Lab. of Cell Signaling and Metabolic Disorders – prof. A. Dobrzyń
Lab. of Molecular Bases of Aging – prof. E. Sikora
Lab. of Neuropsychology – prof. E. Szeląg
Lab. of Physiology of Cell Movements – doc. S. Fabczak
Lab. of Biochemistry of Lipids – prof. S. Pikuła
Lab. of Confocal Microscopy – dr hab. W. Kłopocka

All participants were very pleased and declared that it was an opportunity for them to widen their knowledge. Particularly important was for them the possibility to participate in many interesting experiments by themselves.