PhD Defences

2022

Małgorzata Orłowska, Msc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 14.06.2022, 11:00 a.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required). Link.

Title of the dissertation:

“Diversity of genome content in early diverging fungi”

Dissertation supervisor:

dr hab. Anna Muszewska

Reviewers:

prof. dr hab. Grzegorz Janusz (Marie Curie-Skłodowska University)
dr hab. Lidia Błaszczyk (Institute of Plant Genetics PAS)
prof. dr hab. Rafał Milanowski (Warsaw University)

Dissertation, reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Alicja Wysocka, Msc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 09.06.2022, 11:00 a.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required). Link.

Title of the dissertation:

“Biochemical characterization of selected peptidoglycan hydrolases of the M23 family and their use in antimicrobial wound dressings”

Dissertation supervisor:

dr hab. Izabela Sabała

Co-supervisor:

dr Elżbieta Jagielska

Reviewers:

dr hab. Ivo Gomperts Boneca – Institut Pasteur
dr Simon Heilbronner – Eberhard Karls University Tubingen
prof. dr hab. Jan Potempa – Jagiellonian University

Dissertation, reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Magdalena Modrzejewska, Msc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 31.05.2022, 1:00 p.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required). Link.

Title of the dissertation:

“The role of PA2121 and PA2577 transcriptional factors in the regulatory network of Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Dissertation supervisor:

dr hab Aneta Bartosik

Reviewers:

prof. dr hab. Katarzyna Brzostek, Warsaw University
dr hab. Iwona Mruk, University of Gdański
prof. dr hab. Jarosław Dziadek, Institute of Medical Biology PAS

Dissertation, reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Małgorzata Jędrychowska, Msc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 31.05.2022, 11:00 a.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required). Link.

Title of the dissertation:

“Proper functioning of the GINS complex influences the stability of repetitive DNA sequences in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Dissertation supervisor:

prof. dr hab. Iwona Fijałkowska

Co-supervisor:

dr Michał Dmowski

Reviewers:

dr hab. Wojciech Strzałka, Jagiellonian University
dr hab. Dorota Dziadkowiec, University of Wrocław
prof. dr hab. Adam Jaworski, University of Łódź

Dissertation, reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Łukasz Rymer, Msc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 24.05.2022, 11:00 a.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required). Link.

Title of the dissertation:

“Characteristics of a new protein import pathway to peroxisomes in yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae with the use of catalase A as a model protein”

Dissertation supervisor:

dr hab. Marek Skoneczny

Reviewers:

dr hab. Anna Bielak-Żmijewska, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS
dr hab. Renata Zadrąg-Tęcza, prof. UR, University of Rzeszów

Reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Paweł Mitkowski, Msc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 19.05.2022, 11:00 a.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required). Link.

Title of the dissertation:

“Structural and biochemical characterization of: catalytic (M23) and substrate-binding (SH3b) domains found in peptidoglycan hydrolases”

Dissertation supervisor:

dr hab. Izabela Sabała

Co-supervisor:

dr Elżbieta Jagielska

Reviewers:

dr hab. Benedykt Władyka, prof. UJ, Jagiellonian University
dr hab. inż. Piotr Szweda, Gdańsk Tech
dr hab. Magdalena Płotka, University of Gdańsk

Dissertation, reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Radosław Kotuniak, Msc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 22.03.2022, 11:00 a.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required). Link.

Title of the dissertation:

“Kinetics of the copper ions binding reaction with blood serum transport molecules”

Dissertation supervisor:

prof. dr hab Wojciech Bal

Reviewers:

dr hab. Małgorzata Brindell – Jagiellonian University
prof. dr hab. Elżbieta Gumienna-Kontecka – University of Wrocław

Reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Karolina Gościńska, Msc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 08.03.2022, 1:00 p.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required). Link.

Title of the dissertation:

“Identification of molecular mechanism regulating cytoplasmic translation upon defective mitochondria”

Dissertation supervisor:

dr hab. Ulrike Topf

Reviewers:

prof. dr hab. Katarzyna Tońska – University of Warsaw
prof. dr hab. Jarosław Marszałek – University of Gdańsk

prof. dr hab. Hanna Jańska –  Uniwersity of Wrocław

Reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Joanna Drabińska, Msc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 03.03.2022, 11:00 a.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required). Link.

Title of the dissertation:

“Analiza funkcjonalna wybranych białek z rodziny Nudix oraz białka PA2504 – partnera hydrolazy Nudix RppH Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Dissertation supervisor:

dr hab. Elżbieta Kraszewska

Reviewers:

prof. dr hab. Agnieszka Szalewska-Pałasz, Uniwersytet Gdański
prof. dr hab. Jarosław Dziadek, Instytut Biologii Medycznej Polskiej Akademii Nauk

Reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Maria Śladowska, Msc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 01.03.2022, 11:00 a.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required). Link.

Title of the dissertation:

“Mechanisms of protein homeostasis upon mitochondrial stress in Caenorhabditis elegans

Dissertation supervisors:

prof. dr hab. Agnieszka Chacińska, dr hab. Ulrike Topf

Reviewers:

prof. dr hab. Adam Szewczyk – Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS

prof. dr hab. Krzysztof Liberek, University of Gdansk

Reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Damian Garbicz, Msc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 01.02.2022, 11:00 a.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required). Link.

Title of the dissertation:

“Searching for compounds with anticancer activity among stilbens and oxepins, and ALKBH and HDAC protein inhibitors”

Dissertation supervisor:

prof. dr hab. Elżbieta Grzesiuk

Reviewers:

prof. dr hab. Janusz Błasiak – University of Lodz
prof. dr hab. Janusz Siedlecki, The Maria Sklodowska-Curie National Research Institute of Oncology

Reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Michał Marcinkowski, Msc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 01.02.2022, 13:15 p.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required). Link.

Title of the dissertation:

“Biochemistry and biophysic characteristic of FTO dioxygenase”

Dissertation supervisor:

prof. dr hab. Elżbieta Grzesiuk

Reviewers:

prof. dr hab. Janusz Błasiak – University of Lodz
prof. dr hab. Janusz Siedlecki, The Maria Sklodowska-Curie National Research Institute of Oncology

Reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Karolina Kotecka, MSc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 18.01.2022, 11:00 a.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required): Link

Title of the dissertation:

“Functional analysis of transcriptional regulators PA3027 and PA3458 from Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Dissertation supervisor:

dr hab. Aneta Bartosik

Reviewers:

dr hab. Paweł Stączek, prof. UŁ, University of Lodz
prof. dr hab. Monika Janczarek, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University

Reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Karolina Wojciechowska, MSc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 11.01.2022, 11:00 a.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required): Link

Title of the dissertation:

“ESCRT-I depletion sensitizes cancer cells to TRAIL-induced apoptosis through accumulated TRAILR2”

Dissertation supervisor:

prof. dr hab. Marta Miączyńska

Auxiliary supervisor:

dr Kamil Jastrzębski

Reviewers:

prof. dr hab. Jarosław Czyż, Jagiellonian University

dr hab. Michał Komorowski, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research PAS

dr hab. Maria Rędowicz, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS

The doctoral dissertation, reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Michał Krawczyk, MSc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 11.01.2022, 13:15 p.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required): Link

Title of the dissertation:

“New mechanisms engaging Mms2 protein in shaping genetic stability of Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells”

Dissertation supervisor:

prof. dr hab. Ewa Śledziewska-Gójska

Auxiliary supervisor:

dr Agnieszka Hałas

Reviewers:

dr hab. Wojciech Strzałka, Jagiellonian University

dr hab.  Dziadkowiec Dorota, University of Wrocław

Abstracts and reviews of the dissertation can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


2021

Agnieszka Fatalska, Msc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 17.12.2021, 11:00 a.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required): link

Title of the dissertation:
“Structural studies of core centriolar proteins and their complexes using hydrogen-deuterium exchange monitored by mass spectrometry”

Dissertation supervisor:
prof. dr hab. Michał Dadlez, prof. David Glover

Reviewers:
dr hab. Dorota Włoga, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS
prof. dr hab. Zbigniew Szewczuk, University of Wrocław
prof. dr hab. Jarosław Marszałek, University of Gdańsk

The doctoral dissertation, reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Grzegorz Brzyżek, MSc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 23.11.2021, 11:00 a.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required): link

Title of the dissertation:
“Identification and characterization of novel spliceosome related histone methyltransferase SDG45.”

Dissertation supervisor:
dr hab. Szymon Świeżewski, IBB PAS

Reviewers:
dr hab. Paweł Sowiński, Warsaw University
prof. dr hab. Monika Rakoczy-Trojanowska, Warsaw University of Life Sciences
prof. dr hab. Zofia Szweykowska-Kulińska, Adam Mickiewicz University

The doctoral dissertation, reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Ewa Lewicka, MSc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 28.10.2021, 11:00 a.m.
The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required)

Title of the dissertation:
“Expression of the stability module and the role of its components in the stable maintenance of RA3 plasmid (IncU) in a wide range of bacterial hosts”

Dissertation supervisor:
Prof. dr hab. Grażyna Jagura-Burdzy, IBB PAN

Reviewers:
prof. dr hab. Agnieszka Szalewska-Pałasz, Uniwersytet Gdański
dr hab. Łukasz Dziewit, Uniwersytet Warszawski

The doctoral dissertation, reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Joanna Klim, MSc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 19.10.2021, 11:00 a.m.

The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required)

Title of the dissertation:
„Experimental evolution of yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. A detailed analysis of the evolution and stability of the functional modules”

Dissertation supervisor:
Dr hab. Szymon Kaczanowski, IBB PAS

Reviewers:
Prof. Ryszard Korona, Jagiellonian University
Prof. Rafał Milanowski, Warsaw University

The doctoral dissertation, reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Piotr Soczewka, MSc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 28.09.2021, 11:00 a.m.

The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required)

Title of the dissertation:
„Using yeast vps13Δ chorea-acanthocytosis model for genetic and chemical suppressor screens”

Dissertation supervisor:
Dr hab. Joanna Kamińska

Reviewers :
Dr hab. Renata Zadrąg-Tęcza, University of Rzeszów
Dr hab. Donata Wawrzycka, University of Wrocław

The doctoral dissertation, reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.


Aneta Jurkiewicz, MSc

PhD Dissertation Defense on: 21.09.2021, 10:00 a.m.

The public defence of the doctoral dissertation will be held remotely online (ZOOM application required)

Title of the dissertation:
“Regulation of RNA polymerase III in macrophages”

Dissertation supervisor:
Prof. Magdalena Rakowska-Boguta, IBB PAS

Auxiliary supervisor:
Dr Damian Graczyk, IBB PAS

Reviewers :
Prof. Bożena Kamińska-Kaczmarek, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology PAS
Prof. Joanna Kufel, Warsaw University
Dr hab. Aneta Kasza, Jagiellonian University in Krakow

The doctoral dissertation, reviews of the dissertation and abstracts can be found on the website of the Public Information Bulletin.