New main building of the Polish Antarctic Station – Minister of Science grants additional PLN 43 million for expansion

The Minister of Science, Dariusz Wieczorek, has increased by PLN 43 million the subvention for the implementation of a comprehensive reconstruction of the infrastructure entitled ‘ARCTOWSKI – PolarPOL – Polish Multidisciplinary Laboratory for Polar Research in the Antarctic’. The amount of the subvention will be more than PLN 173 million. To date, more than PLN (…)

ProteoCure STSM grant for Dr. Somayeh Shahmoradi Ghahe

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Somayeh Shahmoradi Ghahe, a member of Laboratory of Molecular Basis of Aging and Rejuvenation, received an STSM grant from the ProteoCure program, under the COST Action CA20113, to study the impact of molecular chaperones on proteasome assembly and function in the nematode C. elegans. The research will be (…)

Join IBB PAS at the Science Picnic

We invite everyone to join us at the Science Picnic. The lead theme for 2024 is: Unbelievable! The picnic will take place on Saturday, June 15, from 11 am to 8 pm at the PGE Narodowy Stadium. IBB PAS is organizing two stands: The Fascinating World of Microbiomes and Exploring the World of Polar Ecosystems. (…)

EMBO Workshop on Molecular Biology of Mitochondrial Gene Maintenance and Expression

On May 19-23, 2024, the EMBO Workshop on Molecular Biology of Mitochondrial Gene Maintenance and Expression, co-organized by IBB PAS, took place in Warsaw. (…)

Prof. Magdalena Krzymowska has been elected Chair of the Molecular Cell Biology Committee PAS

We are pleased to inform that dr. hab. Magdalena Krzymowska, prof. of IBB PAS, has been elected Chair of the Molecular Cell Biology Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences for the years 2024-2027. Our sincere congratulations!   (…)

EMBO Scientific Exchange Grant for Klaudia Kołodziejska

We are pleased to inform you that Klaudia Kołodziejska, a member of the Laboratory of Animal Molecular Physiology, has received an EMBO Scientific Exchange Grant. Congratulations! (…)

Piotr Włodzimierz receives FNP START fellowship

Congratulations to Piotr Włodzimierz (Department of Bioinformatics) on receiving the START scholarship from the Foundation for Polish Science. We are pleased to announce that the winner received the distinction named after Prof. Wacław Szybalski. (…)

IBB as partner for the documentary “Ant/Arctic Women”

We invite everyone to watch the documentary film by Kuba Witek and Daga Bożek “Ant/Arctic Women”, which tells the stories of Polish female pioneers of polar research in the Arctic and Antarctic. The film shows women who conducted research in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s at the Stanisław Siedlecki Polish Polar Station in Hornsund, Spitsbergen, (…)


With deep sorrow we inform you that on April 29, 2024 , Prof. dr hab. Jarosław Kuśmierek passed away. Professor Kuśmierek was a long-term Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology and a Vice-Chairman of the IBB PAS’ Scientific Council. Professor Kuśmierek was an outstanding chemists specializing in the chemistry and biochemistry of nucleic acids. (…)

Group Leader Position in Microbiology

The Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics PAS is looking for an experienced scientist to establish an independent research group in microbiology, in a field related to host-pathogen interactions or medical microbiology. (…)

Calls are open for applications in two PAS granting schemes for international projects

The Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS) is calling for applications in two international grant competitions: for projects in Polish-Italian cooperation and in Polish-Taiwanese cooperation, for the years 2025-2026. Funds are available for researcher mobility between the countries. (…)

Launch of MAPS Call for Multilateral Academic Projects

The Swiss National Science Foundation has launched the MAPS (Multilateral Academic Projects) call for projects carried out by scientists based in Switzerland in collaboration with research teams from Poland, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, and Romania. (…)