12 grants for the Nencki Institute from National Science Centre

The National Science Centre has announced the ranking lists of projects approved for funding in 14th edition of OPUS and PRELUDIUM calls. Scientists from the Nencki Institute received financial support for 12 research projects. 


OPUS - for a wide range of applicants. The research proposal submitted under this scheme may include the purchase or construction of research equipment.

dr hab. Katarzyna Kalita-Bykowska - The role of Lipocalin 2 in neurodevelopmental disorders induced by maternal immune activation.

prof. dr hab. Bożena Kamińska-Kaczmarek - Epigenetic mechanisms determining the defective innate immunity responses in malignant gliomas.

dr hab. Ewelina Knapska - Social sharing of emotions in semi-natural settings of the Eco-HAB system.

dr Jakub Karol Mieczkowski - Effect of prolonged treatment with corticosterone on brain transcriptome in laboratory mice.

prof. dr hab. Maria Jolanta Rędowicz - Functional significance of interaction of unconventional myosin VI with the AKAP9-PKA complex: Potential novel regulatory mechanism for muscle contraction and myogenic cell differentiation.



PRELUDIUM for pre-doctoral researchers about to embark on their scientific career.

mgr Anna Banaszkiewicz - Effect of age of acquisition and proficiency on brain activity during Polish Sign Language processing - an fMRI study.

mgr Ewa Bączyńska - Genesis of dendritic spine head protrusion (SHP) formation.

mgr Aneta Maria Dobosz - Dysfunction of pancreatic isles in type 2 diabetes – role of fatty acids and epigenetic mechanisms in maintenance of pancreatic - and ß-cells identity

mgr Grzegorz Dobrzański - The role of the cortical somatostatin interneurons and their cholinergic modulation in brain plasticity induced by sensory deprivation.

mgr Agnieszka Kacprzak - Organization of neuronal language circuit in late talkers with and without developmental dyslexia

mgr Jacek Matuszewski - Task-selective or pluripotent? Studying plasticity of blind visual cortex with TMS and fMRI

mgr Adam Olichwier - Epigenetic regulation of lipolysis in cardiomyocytes in hypoxia and normoxia - the role of stearoyl-CoA desaturase


21 May 2018