National Science Centre Grants for Nencki Institute

The National Science Centre has announced the ranking lists of projects approved for funding in 17th edition of OPUS and PRELUDIUM calls. Scientists from the Nencki Institute received financial support for 8 research projects.


dr Michał Bola – Identifying electrophysiological correlates of visual awareness by a single-trial EEG analysis.

dr hab. Katarzyna Kalita-Bykowska - The role of MKLs in the regulation of gene expression, synapse development, and neurodevelopmental disorders.

dr Katarzyna Leszczyńska - Regulation of chromatin accessibility in the hypoxic tumour microenvironment of glioblastoma.

dr Aleksandra Pękowska - Regulation and spatiotemporal dynamics of chromatin insulators in mammalian development.

dr hab. Tomasz Prószyński - Amotl1 mutant mice as a novel model of human psychiatric disorders associated with social dysfunctions.


mgr Maria Karolina Kulesza - Neuronal and behavioral mechanisms of emotion regulation and autobiographical memory in Borderline Personality Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder - common and specific effects

mgr Jan Józef Szczypiński - Cognitive and affective theory of mind and ability to understand children – an fMRI study of teachers and adults not working with children

mgr inż. Patrycja Anna Sokołowska - Development of a new approach based on microfluidic Lab-on-a-Chip system and pancreatic islets’ 3D models to perform high-throughput studies aimed at functional analyses of pancreatic islets under physiological and pathological conditions. The project is implemented in cooperation with Prof. Zbigniew Brzózka from the Warsaw University of Technology.

20 November 2019