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Bioinformatics – specialist is needed

Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of Polish Academy of Sciences is looking for a Bioinformatician – data analyst to join the Molecular Biology Laboratory.
Closing date for applications: January 25, 2021


Monika has joined NCN Council

She has been newly appointed as a member and will sit on the Council from 15 December 2020 until 14 December 2024.


They got married as well!

Congratulations Justyna & Kamil!
…may this journey called marriage be full of adventure, excitement, thrill and lots of love…

They got married!

Congratulations Joanna & Marcin!
…may your married life be full of fun, love, joy and laughter…

Joanna received Fulbright Junior Research Award

In academic year 2020-2021 Joanna will join Michael Murrell lab at Yale University to perform research project aiming to reveal the mysterious role of miR-23b during early pregnancy.

Links to interviews with Joanna:

Are you considering an internship in our team?

Look what Kateřina Augustynková, an EIT Food intern, said about being a member of our team.

Congratulations Kamil!

Kamil defended his Ph.D. thesis on November 7, 2019.

EVs MOOC II is available now!

We joined the team to make the second Massive Open Online Course on extracellular vesicles happen. It has been launched by ISEV through Coursera. Enroll at Extracellular Vesicles in Health and Disease and see Lecture 2.5 — Pregnancy!

Children’s University 2019/20

In this academic year, Małgorzata and Monika will lead workshop on molecular biology with teenagers within Children’s University. Check out our galley for more pics

Alicja and Dominika joined our team

We are happy to have Alicja and Dominika to explore the Milky Way.

Researchers Night by EIT Food 2019

This year lab was involved in Researchers Night by EIT Food. Attendees tried to build digestive and understand healthy eating habits. Check out our gallery for more pics!

September full of Conferences!

The lab has been busy September 2019. First, Monika gave a plenary on MicroRNAs as small but potent molecules in animal reproduction at 4th International Conference on Endometritis in Cows and Mares. Maria presented her poster on the role of extracellular vesicles biogenesis at the embryo-maternal interface at III KNOW Symposium „Healthy animal – safe food”. Finally, Monika gave a talk on nutritional programming at the Eco Trends. Check out our galley for pics! More at Endometritis, KNOW and Eco Trends web pages.

Welcome Kateřina!

Kateřina Augustynková joined our team in September 2019 as a EIT Food intern.

Joanna and Monika at SSR 2019 Meeting

Joanna and Monika presented results of our team at 52st SSR Annual Meeting in San Jose (July 2019). Joanna was awarded by SSR with Travel Award. It was a great scientific and rejoining time, as we met noble scientists in the field and Emilia Przygrodzka with family. Check out our galley for more pics!

Monika as a mentor in TopMinds program.

Third time Monika served as a mentor in TopMinds program, which had the closing ceremony at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in June 2019.

Joanna joined TopMinds program

Joanna was selected to join the TopMinds development and mentoring program, an initiative of Top 500 Innovators and Polish – U.S. Fulbright Commission to support students’ carrier at different stages.


Winter school of SBR

Asia and Maria presented results of their PhD thesis during V Winter Workshop of the Society for Biology of Reproduction (February 2019).

Monika at TEDxFulbrightWarsaw

On January 29, Monika gave talk “Preserving health of future generations through change in dietary habits”
Link | Gallery


Maria and her PRELUDIUM by Kopernik TV



We did it again! Lab joined jelly DNA double helix challenge for general public at FusionNight2018.

Maria at SSR 2018 Meeting

Maria Guzewska gave FLASH Talk at 51st SSR Annual Meeting (July 2018).

Congratulations Gabi and Klaudia!

Gabrysia and Klaudia defended M.Sc. thesis on Tuesday, June 25, 2018.

II KNOW Symposium „Healthy animal – safe food”

Maria and Monika gave talks about EVs biogenesis and nutritional programming via mother’s milk at


Full professorship

Monika received full professorship title form President of the Republic of Poland (March 14, 2018).

Emilia’s paper in top 10!

Emilia’s paper among top 10 mostly cited papers in 2017 in Reproduction.

Joanna at EMBO Conference

Joanna Najmuła gave FLASH Talk at The Non-Coding Genome EMBO Conference (Sep 2017).

September full of Conferences!

The lab has been busy September 2017.


EscapeLAB at FusionNight2017

This year lab was involved in European Researcher’s Night. Attendees made jelly DNA double helix and tried to ESCAPE from the lab solving mystery.

Welcome our new M.Sc. students!

Gabrysia and Klaudia joined our team. We’re happy to have you on board!

Congratulations Paula & Łukasz!

…and they lived happily ever after…

Fusion2Night – lab in action!

Every year lab is involved in European Researcher’s Night. Attendees made jelly DNA double helix or their one DNA jewelry and played Inheritance Bingo.

Welcome again Raghu!

Raghavendra Basavaraja joined us to continue our experiments on bovine CL function.

National Science Congress Council

Monika joined National Science Congress Council at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

Congratulations Kasia!

Kasia defended her M.Sc. thesis with distinction on Tuesday, May 14, 2016.

Science at the Old Town!

Gosia, Marta and Żaneta were explaining how to build chewy DNA helix during Scientific Picnic organized by the Institute at the Olsztyn’s Old Town.

June full of Conferences!

The lab has been busy this June.


Welcome Kamil!

We’re very happy to have Kamil Myszczyński join our team to serve as a bioinformatics data analyst.

Bioinformatics – specialist needed


Congratulations Emilia!

Emilia defended her Ph.D. thesis with distinction on Monday, May 16, 2016.


Molecular biology wet labs!

Lab is teaching molecular biology techniques. KNOW Ph.D. students, educated in different fields, are happy to try!

Emilia’s paper awarded!


Let’s talk about … science


Molecular biology lab by Kopernik TV


Welcome Anna!


Extracellular Vesicles: Friends and Foes – Abstract Submission Now Open!