Professor Konrad Ocalewicz member of the Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries in Split Scientific Council

prof. K.Ocalewicz

The Head of the Aquaculture Laboratory of the Department of Marine Biology and Biotechnology at the WOiG, dr hab. inż. Konrad Ocalewicz, prof. UG has been appointed to the Scientific Council of the Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries in Split (Croatia).

The competencies of the Scientific Council are advisory in nature. The scope of the Council's activities is to assess the quality and relevance of scientific research, initiate new directions of international cooperation, and propose strategic research directions.

The term of office of a member of the Scientific Council is four years.


Let us recall that in 2021, Prof. Konrad Ocalewicz was the Laureate of the Scientist of the Future 2021 award granted by the Centre for Intelligent Development (CIR) in the category 'Science for a Better Life in the Future' for the implementation of the research project entitled 'Telomerase and telomeric DNA dynamics in rainbow trout with growth disorders and disrupted gonadal development'.


Prof. Konrad Ocalewicz's research interests include cytogenetics, genomics and genome engineering of fish, genetic sex determination and differentiation and evolution of the vertebrate genome, telomeric DNA dynamics and telomerase activity in fish cells. He is a leader and contractor in many scientific projects and has authored numerous articles published in national and international scientific journals.

He is also a member of the editorial committee of the Journal of Fish Biology and Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies, a fellow of the programme Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships (MSCA IF) at the European Commission, a fellow of the Foundation for Polish Science, the Warsaw Scientific Society, the Foundation of Members of the Faculty of Agricultural, Forestry and Veterinary Sciences of the Polish Academy of Sciences 'Pro Scientia et Vita'.

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