About CeNT

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


Joanna Sułkowska became a nominee for a “Person of the Year” award Joanna Sulkowska has been nominated for a "Person of the Year" award in the MocArty 2017 poll by RMF Classic! The nominees of the annual poll pursue... >>
Laureates of National Science Centre’s calls The National Science Centre has published the results of MAESTRO,  SONATA BIS, HARMONIA and SONATA. We are very pleased to announce that the... >>
Joanna Trylska selected as a member of IUPAP and Theory and Simulation section of F1000Prime We are pleased to announce that Joanna Trylska was selected as the member of the International Union for Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP), C6... >>

Seminars and Conferences

22 February 2018 - Joanna Niedziółka, Institute of Pchysical Chemistry, PAS, Synthesis and surface modification of plasmonic nanostructures for (bio) molecular interaction The Centre of New Technologies invites to a seminar by Joanna Niedziółka-Jönsson Institute of Physical Chemistry, PAS Synthesis and... >>
22 March 2018 - Urszula Wojda, Nencki Institute, PAS, Presymptomatic AD: development of novel biomarkers and therapies The Centre of New Technologies invites to a seminar by Urszula Wojda, Nencki Institute, PAS on Presymptomatic AD: development of novel... >>
5 April 2018 - Agata Starosta, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin, Undercover translation Hidden secrets of the ribosomes The Centre of New Technologies invites to a seminar by Agata Starosta Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Lublin on Undercover... >>

Research highlights

Article of P. Dabrowski-Tumanski and J. Sulkowska recommended by F1000 We are pleased to announce that the article of P. Dabrowski-Tumanski and J. Sulkowska, entitled Topological knots and links in proteins, has been... >>
New mechanism of protein synthesis regulation A team of researchers led by Agnieszka Chacińska, in cooperation with scientists from the University of Freiburg, Germany, have discovered a new... >>
A new type of nanotubes Team of scientists led by Wojciech Grochala, in cooperation with scientists from Slovenia and United States, have recently discovered an entirely new... >>


Plasmon-induced absorption of blind chlorophylls in photosynthetic proteins assembled on silver nanowires.
Szalkowski, M., Olmos, J. D. J., Buczyńska, D., Maćkowski, S., Kowalska, D., & Kargul, J. (2017).
Nanoscale, 9(29), 10475-10486.
Biofunctionalisation of p-doped silicon with cytochrome c 553 minimises charge recombination and enhances photovoltaic performance of the all-solid-state photosystem I-based biophotoelectrode.
Olmos, J. D. J., Becquet, P., Gront, D., Sar, J., Dąbrowski, A., Gawlik, G., ... & Kargul, J. (2017).
RSC Advances, 7(75), 47854-47866.
Molecular mechanisms of photoadaptation of photosystem I supercomplex of in an evolutionary cyanobacterial/algal intermediate.
Haniewicz, P., Abram, M., Nosek, L., Kirkpatrick, J., El-Mohsnawy, E., Olmos, J. D. J., ... & Kargul, J. M. (2017).
Plant physiology, pp-01022.