Iwona Ciechomska, laureate of Foundation L’OREAL for Woman in Science

Iwona Ciechomska, Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology, Laureate of XIVth edition of L’Oreal Polska-UNESCO FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE organized with partnership of Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

Iwona Ciechomska graduated from University of Maria Curie-Sklodowska in Lublin. She obtained a PhD degree at the Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, under the supervision of Professor Bozena Kaminska. She did her postdoctoral training in the Laboratory of Human Immunogenetics, INSERM in Paris and in Dr Aviva Tolkovsky’s lab at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.

Her current project focuses on understanding the molecular mechanisms responsible for chemoresistance of glioma cells and the role of autophagy in glioma pathogenesis.

She is the first author or co-author of 12 research papers and 6 reviews published in international journals.

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Date of publication
1 December 2014