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, On 3 December 2020, the Polish Accreditation Committee (PKA) awarded the Biotechnology study program at the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of UG and MUG with the Certificate of Educational Excellence in the category "Excellent programme - excellence in education". It is a great honour because the Biotechnology programme at MWB UG and MUG is…
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Dr Aleksandra Markiewicz from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of UG and MUG specializes in breast cancer research. , Dr Aleksandra Markiewicz from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of UG and MUG received the Professor Wacław Szybalski award of the Polish Academy of Sciences' Biotechnology Committee for the…
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, Ministry of Education and Science granted University of Gdańsk with the designated subsidy from budgetary sources worth PLN 4 million, in order to adapt the infrastructure and create a laboratory with improved biosafety level (BSL-3+). The laboratory will study the SARS-CoV2 coronavirus. It will be the second such laboratory in Poland. The subsidy…
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, The Research and Development Laboratory of the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of the University of Gdańsk and the Medical University of Gdańsk received the Accreditation Certificate No. AB1760 from the Polish Centre for Accreditation. The Research and Development Laboratory managed by prof. dr hab. Ewa Łojkowska was accredited thanks to the…
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, Dr hab. Anna Żaczek, prof. MUG, Deputy Dean of the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology (MWB) of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk (MUG) and Head of the Department of Translational Oncology, became a mentor of the unique TopMinds program, addressed to MA studies seniors and graduates searching for their own career path and for…
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, Dr Agata Motyka-Pomagruk of the Research and Implementation Laboratory of the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of the University of Gdańsk and the Medical University of Gdańsk, and the Laboratory of Plant Protection and Biotechnology was honoured with the Prime Minister's Award for her doctoral dissertation. The results of the research…
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, On Friday, 9 October 2020, a Gdańsk streetcar was named after Professor Anna J. Podhajska – the originator and cocreator of the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology (MWB) of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk and the Head of the Institute of Biotechnology MWB UG and MUG. The event took place at the inactive streetcar station,…
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, The Patent Office of the Republic of Poland granted patent to the University of Gdańsk for the invention of scientists from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology (IFB) of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk. The invention, created within the scope of LIDER VI project, may be applied in eco-friendly and safe for humans…
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, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biology UG and MUG (IFG UG and MUG) research team, led by Professor Ewa Łojkowska, received the decision on being granted patent on the following invention: ‘Method for eradication of bacterial phytopathogens by direct-current glow discharge’. It is the second patent granted to the research team this year. The new invention…
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, The biotechnology programme offered by the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of UG and GUMed received the highest rating from the Polish Accreditation Committee. Accreditation was granted for the longest possible period of five years. The Polish Accreditation Committee recognized numerous good practices in undergraduate and graduate programmes…
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The project, entitled Modifying Institutions by Developing the Gender Equality Plans (MINDtheGEPs), led by prof. dr hab. Ewa Łojkowska from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology (MWB) UG and MUG, Chairperson of the Rector’s Committee for Social Responsibility of Science, received European Commission’s funding under the esteemed Horizon 2020 Program. The project will be carried out at multiple University of Gdańsk…
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, Researchers from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG and MUG and MUG Faculty of Pharmacy received funding of PLN 1.945.200,00 from the National Science Center to implement the project  ‘Ecological biochemistry of Pectobacterium - decoding of molecular interactions between bacteria and plants’. The funds were granted under the…
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, Four Polish Scientists, among them Professor Ewa Łojkowska from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG and MUG, Member of the University of Gdańsk Council, joined the signatories of an open letter calling for the creation of a European humanitarian foundation whose aim would be to prevent and counteract environmental and health…
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Rector of the University of Gdańsk, Professor Jerzy Piotr Gwizdała and Chief Sanitary Inspector, Professor Jerzy Pinkas held a meeting with researchers from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG and MUG, Professor Krystyna Bieńkowska-Szewczyk and dr Łukasz Rąbalski, concerning further cooperation on Covid-19 research. The research carried out at the University of Gdańsk makes a significant contribution to…
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The Polish National Agency for Academic Exchange (NAWA) has announced the results of the second call for applications for scholarships under the Iwanowska Programme. One of the winners is Kamila Butowska – PhD student from Laboratory of Biophysics who will spend a year at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Scholarships have been granted to top 66 doctoral students, who will visit renowned research centres…
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Destroying bacteria with the help of plasma, and thus protecting ornamental and farming plants from disease, is the idea of the researches from the Department of Plant Protection and Biotechnology at the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology (MWB) UG and MUG and the Department of Analytical Chemistry and Chemical Metallurgy of the Wroclaw University of Science and Technology Faculty of Chemical Metallurgy that has…
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Polish Academy of Science (PAN) posted notice on their website with regard to publishing ‘Challenges and potential in regenerative medicine’ a joint report by EASAC (European Academies Science Advisory Council), formed by the national science academies of the EU Member States (including PAN) and FEAM (Federation of European Academies of Medicine). The document includes guidelines and warnings against commercial use of…
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The EXPRESS CALL TO FUND RESEARCH ON COVID-19 announced at the end of March, has just been concluded.  Dr hab. Ewelina Król from the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG and GUMed is one of the competition winners. She received PLN 999.600,00 in funding for the project: “Towards safe anti-SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus vaccine - modifications of the spike protein leading to the elimination of ADE effect”. The objective…
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Dr Łukasz Rąbalski, researcher from the University of Gdańsk is the first person in Poland to have obtained full genetic sequence of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus extracted from the Polish patient. He published it in GISAID global database. The discovery will enable researchers across the world to take Poland into account in their epidemiological inquiries on COVID-19. It is an important contribution to recognizing the…
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Scientists from IFB: MSc Aleksandra Urban (first author), MSc Anna Felberg, PhD Grzegorz Stasiłojć, PhD Marcin Okrój (corresponding author) from Department of Cell Biology and Immunology and MSc Marcel Thiel and PhD Stanisław Ołdziej from Laboratory of Biopolymers Structure published their results in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI)! JACI is ranked #1 in “allergy” and #6 in “immunology” category…
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Dr hab. Michał R. Szymański won the internal competition among the FIRST Team grant awardees to receive over  PLN 480,000 funding. That money will allow for the purchase of the specialized Amersham Typhoon RGB Biomolecular Imager, equipped with fluorescence, radioactivity, densitometry and chemiluminescence detection modes. Dr hab. Michał R. Szymański, University of Gdańsk Associate Professor,  is the Head of the…