Warsaw PhD School in Natural and BioMedical Sciences



Research projects

The list of research projects for the first admission round 2023/2024 is available below.

Research Projects


1.1 Role of metabolic stress in differentiation of pancreatic progenitor and stem cells (Prof. Agnieszka Dobrzyń PhD, DSc)
1.2 The impact of age on self-representation: behavioral and neural correlates of self-related information processing in elderly population (Prof. Anna Nowicka PhD, DSc)
1.3 Unraveling mechanisms and physiological outcome of lipid-evoked regulation of proteostasis in the intestine (Grzegorz Sumara PhD, DSc)
1.4 The influence of mothers' obesity on the brain function in offspring and the role of obesity-associated hormone Lcn2 (Katarzyna Kalita - Bykowska PhD, DSc)
2 places available
1.5 Modulation of the injured nerve microenvironment to support axon regeneration and spinal cord motoneuron survival (Małgorzata Zawadzka PhD, DSc)
1.6 Verification of personalized therapeutic strategy for myeloid leukemias with PTPN11 mutations (Katarzyna Piwocka PhD, DSc)
1.7 Specific immune signatures of T cells as biomarkers of the post-COVID Syndrome and predictors of long-term health dysfunctions and possible therapeutic interventions (Katarzyna Piwocka PhD, DSc)
1.8 Interlaminar astrocytes in primates – from molecular signature to functions in-vivo (Aleksandra Pękowska PhD)
1.9 Defining the molecular consequences of haploinsufficiency in CEBP and p300 histone acetyltransferases underpinning the Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome (Chrome Rare) (Aleksandra Pękowska PhD)
1.10 The role of transcriptional condensates in regulating embryonic development and stress response (Adam Kłosin PhD / Adrianna Magalska PhD, DSc)
1.11 The role of lipid modifications of proteins in functional neuronal plasticity, learning and memory (prof. Jakub Włodarczyk / Tomasz Wójtowicz, PhD, DSc)
1.12 Stearoyl-CoA desaturase as a novel regulator of cardiomyocyte maturation (Prof. Paweł Dobrzyń PhD, DSc)
Liczba miejsc: 2

2.1 Stereoselective dearomatization of nonactivated arenes via an „alkene walk” pathway: Rapid access to high-added value poly- and spirocyclic systems from readily available aromatic compounds (Bartosz Zambroń, PhD, DSc.)
2.2 Zinc instead of noble metals - designing new catalysts using artificial intelligence methods (Prof. Jacek Młynarski)
2.3 Donor-acceptor-doped acenes and cyclacenes (Prof. Daniel T. Gryko / Marek Grzybowski, PhD)
2.4 Novel hybrid glycomimetics as lectin ligands (Mykhaylo Potopnyk, PhD, DSc.)
2.5 Novel glycomimetics as DC-SIGN receptor ligands (Mykhaylo Potopnyk, PhD, DSc.)
2.6 Chemoenzymatic cascades of new Cu reactions of significant application potential (Prof. Ryszard Ostaszewski)
2.7 Chemoenzymatic cascades of new Pd reactions of significant application potential (Prof. Ryszard Ostaszewski)
2.8 Chasing lithium: direct lithium salt extraction and purification from mixtures using stimuli-responsive “smart” molecular extractants (Prof. Janusz Jurczak / Dr Kajetan Dąbrowa)
2.9 Palladium-catalyzed cascades for the rapid and enantioselective construction of spirocyclic scaffolds of alkaloids and pseudo-natural products (Assoc. Prof. Rafal Loska)
2.10 Palladium-catalyzed cascades for the rapid and enantioselective construction of polycyclic scaffolds of alkaloids by dearomative Heck reactions (Assoc. Prof. Rafal Loska)
2.11 Dual Catalytic System Based on Combination of MHAT and SH2 Mechanisms: A Novel Platform for Formal Cross-Coupling of Transient Radicals (prof. Dorota Gryko / dr. Michał Ociepa)

No projects available.