Warsaw PhD School in Natural and BioMedical Sciences



Research projects

The list of research projects for the second admission round 2021/2022 is available below.

Research Projects


1.1 Memory mechanisms in the ageing brain- alternative synaptic processes and neuronal networks (prof. Katarzyna Radwańska, Ph.D., D.Sc.)
2 places available
1.2 Strategies to increase the performance of skeletal muscles and brown adipose tissue to combat obesity and related diseases (Grzegorz Sumara, Ph.D.)
1.3 The role of somatostatin- and parvalbumin interneurons in the modulation of neuronal function and synaptic plasticity via the activation of GABAb receptors (Joanna Urban-Ciećko, Ph.D., D.Sc.)
1.4 Ubiquitin as a modulator of the mitochondrial protein import process (Piotr Brągoszewski, Ph.D.,)
1.5 Deep learning techniques in the studies of cortical circuitry remodeling following damages to the primate visual cortex (Piotr Majka, Ph.D./prof. Daniel Wójcik, Ph.D., D.Sc.)
1.6 Using machine learning in optimalization of diagnosis of psychiatric disorders (Jan Kamiński, Ph.D./Ewelina Knapska, Ph.D., D.Sc.)
1.7 Cortical reinstatement in health and Alzheimer's' disease: a direct approach to testing the hippocampal memory indexing theory (Adam Hamed, Ph.D., D.Sc./Rafał Czajkowski, Ph.D./)
2 places available
1.8 Using single-cell omics and spatial transcriptomics to unravel how specific genetic changes result in context-specific immune responses in experimental gliomas (prof. Bożena Kamińska - Kaczmarek, Ph.D., D.Sc.)
1.9 Understanding the role of microglia in aging of the brain and depression (prof. Bożena Kamińska - Kaczmarek, Ph.D., D.Sc.)
1.10 Role of metabolic stress in differentiation of pancreatic progenitor cells (prof. Agnieszka Dobrzyń, Ph.D., D.Sc.)
1.11 To investigate the interplay between metabolic and epigenetic factors in pathogenesis and inheritance of neuropsychiatric disorders (dr Ali Jawaid)

3.1 High throughput microfluidic system for fast determination of the equilibrium constant for biomolecular complexes: application to RNA-DNA interactions (prof. dr hab. Robert Hołyst)
3.2 Nanoengineering of multicomponent metal-free carbonaceous materials for biooil upgrading through ultrasound-assisted selective redox photo-catalysis in continuous-flow reactors (dr hab. inż. Juan Carlos Colmenares Quintero)
3.3 Development of a comprehensive bacteria detection procedure: the creation of a sensor and development of new protocols for sample preparation and deposition (prof. dr hab. Maciej Wojtkowski/ dr Jan Paczesny)
3.4 Artificial intelligence-assisted 3D digital manufacturing of functionally graded materials: towards the next generation of porous materials (prof. dr hab. Piotr Garstecki/ dr Marco Costantini)
3.5 Assembly of particle chains based on dielectrophoretic, magnetic and capillary effects (prof. dr hab. Robert Hołyst/ dr Konrad Giżyński)
3.6 Paper and other fibrous materials as micro/nanomolds for deposition on electrodes surface molecularly imprinted polymers of developed surface (dr hab. Piyush S. Sharma/ dr. inż. Maciej Cieplak)
3.7 Paper-based liquid-liquid electrochemistry (dr hab. Martin Jönsson-Niedziółka)
3.8 Electrochemical analysis of neurobiologically relevant analytes (dr hab. Martin Jönsson-Niedziółka/ dr Emilia Witkowska Nery)
3.9 Probing the structure–property relationships in single-crystalline lead halide perovskites for photodetector applications (dr hab. Daniel Prochowicz)
3.10 The role of the basal forebrain in visual processing (dr hab. Ewa Kublik/ dr Andrzej Foik)
3.11 Mechanochemical synthesis of hybrid inorganic-organic functional materials (prof. dr hab. inż. Janusz Lewiński)

No projects available.