Seminars schedule

IBB Seminar Series (Tuesday)

Presenters are invited guests or employees of the Institute. The seminars are held in English online using the ZOOM platform. The presentation lasts up to 40 minutes, the discussion up to 20 minutes. Seminars are held on Tuesdays, usually starting at 9:30 am.

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All Doctoral Seminars are held using the same Seminar link.




Date Time Name  Title Affiliation Host
17-01-2023 09:30 Prof. dr hab. Marcin Nowotny Mechanisms of nucleic acid recognition in DNA repair and transposition

FNP Prize Lecture

International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, Poland Roman Szczęsny
24-01-2023 09:30 Dr hab. Michał Bogdziewicz Trees reproduction in the overheated world

NCN Award Lecture

Forest Biology Center, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland Roman Szczęsny
31-01-2023 09:30 Dr Ewa Chrostek Uncovering gene functions of an antiviral bacterium Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland Roman Szczęsny
7-02-2023 09:30 Dr Jacek Nowak Towards understanding the metabolism of development-specific non-coding small RNAs Laboratory of Non-coding RNA and Genome Rearrangements, IBB PAS, Poland Roman Szczęsny
14-02-2023 09:30 Dr Ayala Shiber Protein folding and misfolding on the ribosome Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel Ulrike Topf
21-02-2023 09:30 Dr Katarzyna Jastrzębska-Mazur R&D Series ADAMED Roman Szczęsny
28-02-2023 10:00 Rare Disease Day  KONFERENCJA Choroby rzadkie – białe kruki zdrowia publicznego RDD Committee
7-03-2023 09:30 Dr Evangelos Giampazolias Natural barriers of cancer immunity. Unmasking cancer through self-deception CRUK Manchester Institute, United Kingdom Damian Graczyk
14-03-2023 09:30 Prof. dr hab. Leonora Bużańska Modeling neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration with human brain organoids Mossakowski Medical Research Institute PAS, Poland Elżbieta Kraszewska
21-03-2023 09:30 Prof. dr hab. Dorota Gryko Vitamin B12 conjugates for biomedical applications Institute of Organic Chemistry PAS, Poland Ewa Kula-Świeżewska
28-03-2023 09:30 Prof. dr hab. Leszek Pączek Translational Medicine in 2023 Department of Immunology, Transplantology and Internal Diseases, Medical University of Warsaw; Department of Bioinformatics, IBB PAS, Poland Róża Kucharczyk
4-04-2023 09:30 Dr Deborah Tribouillard-Tanvier Yeast and mammalian models of mitochondrial diseases: mechanisms and drug screening French Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM),  Institute for Cellular Biochemistry and Genetics (IBGC), Bordeaux, France Róża Kucharczyk
11-04-2023 09:30 no seminar no seminar no seminar no seminar
18-04-2023 09:30 Dr Stephen Jennings Glaciers: History written in the ice Department of Antarctic Biology, IBB PAS, Poland Robert Bialik
25-04-2023 09:30  Dr Michał Dmowski Contribution of non-catalytic subunits of the CMGE helicase-polymerase complex to shaping genome stability Laboratory of DNA Replication and Genome Stability, IBB PAS, Poland Izabela Kern-Zdanowicz
2-05-2023 09:30 no seminar no seminar no seminar no seminar
9-05-2023 09:30 Dr Joanna Jachowicz How Xist silences the X, the whole X, and nothing but the X (and few
other stories about RNAs)
Institute of Molecular Biotechnology, Austrian Academy of Science,  Austria Szymon Świeżewski
16-05-2023 09:30 Dr Piotr Włodzimierz Illuminating the genomic dark matter: extreme diversity of centromeric satellite repeats Department of Bioinformatics, IBB PAS, Poland Piotr Zielenkiewicz
23-05-2023 09:30 Prof. dr hab. Małgorzata Łobocka Phage therapy perspectives of staphylococcal infections in the view of studies on phages and phage-bacteria interaction Laboratory of Bacteriophage Biology, IBB PAS, Poland Roman Szczęsny
30-05-2023 09:30 Dr Didier Devaurs  A Tale of Two Strategies to Efficiently Explore the
Conformational Space of Molecular Systems
MRC Institute of Genetics and Cancer
The University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Kamil Steczkiewicz
6-06-2023 09:30 Dr Adam Jóźwiak Unorthodox function of molecular hijacking in the evolution of triterpenoid metabolism Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel Ewa Kula-Świeżewska
13-06-2023 09:30 Dr William Copeland  Structural insights into
mitochondrial DNA mutagenesis
Mitochondrial DNA Replication Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, USA Iwona Fijałkowska
20-06-2023 09:30 Prof. dr Thomas Lahaye In search of the molecular basis of how plant-pathogenic bacteria manipulate their host plants to favour their reproduction in the host. University of Tübingen, Germany Magdalena Krzymowska
04-07-2023 09:30 Thomas Kehl-Fie You are what you don’t eat:
The impact of nutritional immunity
School of Molecular & Cellular Biology; University of Illinois Kevin Waldron

PhD Seminar Series (Thursday, 09:30 or 10:00 AM)

The presenters are doctoral students. Seminars are held in English on a full-time basis in Prof. Waclaw Gajewski’s auditorium (Hall E). The presentation lasts up to 20 minutes, the discussion up to 5 minutes. Seminars are held on Thursdays every other week. Two presentations are usually given at a given meeting. The seminars are open and all are welcome to attend.

After the discussion, all doctoral students are asked to stay in the room and continue the discussion with the speakers (up to 20 minutes).

Schedule of Doctoral Seminars