About CeNT

CeNT UW is an interdisciplinary research institute dedicated to the understanding of important biological, chemical and physical phenomena.



Agnieszka Chacinska will be awarded the Theodor Bücher medal from FEBS We are pleased to announce that Agnieszka Chacińska will be awarded the 2018 Theodor Bucher medal for outstanding results in Molecular Biology. The... >>
1st prize for Mateusz Abram from the Solar Fuels Laboratory at ChemSession’18 We have a pleasure to inform you about the latest achievement of Mateusz Abram (PhD student in prof. Joanna Kargul’s team) who won the 1st Prize... >>
Organizational autonomy of polish higher education units – proposals and solutions presented by UW’s think tanks On the 3rd of July, the lower house of Polish parliament will vote on the draft law on higher education and science. One of the assumptions of the... >>

Seminars and Conferences

24 October 2018 - Ian Collinson from the University of Bristol and Vicki Gold from the University of Exeter, UK , TBA >>
7 June 2019 - Philip A. Sharp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, TBA >>

Research highlights

Article by scientists from Laboratory of Mitochondrial Biogenesis discussed in a commentary published in BMC Biology An article authored by Łukasz Kowalski and Piotr Brągoszewski (together with colleagues from the Laboratory of Mitochondrial Biogenesis and from... >>
Abstract by Marcin Równicki rated among the best abstracts in 2018 by the 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Marcin Równicki, a PhD student from the Joanna Trylska group, was selected for the official media programme at the 28th European Congress of... >>
Jacek Jemielity, Edward Darżynkiewicz and Joanna Kowalska announced as the finalists of European Inventor Award 2018 The European Inventor Award is an annual celebration of the incredible contributions of inventors from across Europe and the world to social... >>


Hydrolytic activity of human Nudt16 enzyme towards dinucleotide cap analogs and short capped oligonucleotides
Grzela R, Nasilowska K, Lukaszewicz M, Tyras M, Stepinski J, Jankowska-Anyszka M, Bojarska E, Darzynkiewicz E.
RNA 2018 May; 24(5) 633-642
Determinants of the cytosolic turnover of mitochondrial intermembrane space proteins.
Kowalski L, Bragoszewski P, Khmelinskii A, Glow E, Knop M, Chacinska A. (2018)
BMC Biol. 2018 Jun 22;16(1):66. doi: 10.1186/s12915-018-0536-1.
Controlling the charge transfer flow at the graphene/pyrene-nitrilotriacetic acid interface.
Osella S*, Kiliszek M, Harputlu E, Unlu CG, Ocakoglu K, Kargul J*, Trzaskowski B (2018)
J. Mater. Chem. C. 6, 5046-5054