Lectures and seminars


CeNT seminars 2017/2018

CeNT seminars winter semester 2017/2018:

Place: room 0142
  • 05.10.2017 Marcin Drąg, Politechnika Wrocławska, Unnatural amino acids in design of activity-based probes for proteolytic enzymes visualization
  • 12.10.2017 Bartosz Trzaskowski, CeNT UW, Computational studies of olefin metathesis and other homogenous catalytic reactions
  • 19.10.2017 Michał Tomza, CeNT UW, Engineering ultracold quantum molecular systems
  • 26.10.2017 Piotr Setny, CeNT UW, Hydration effects in biomolecular systems
  • 09.11.2017 Michael Feig, Michigan State Univ., Structures of bacterial DNA chromosomes - paving the way to gene-structure-function relationships at the genomical level
  • 23.11.2017 Zoltan Molnar, Oxford University, Cortical layer with no known function
  • 30.11.2017 Maciej Długosz, CeNT UW, Hydrodynamic effects in biological systems
  • 07.12.2017 Daniel Gryko, Institute of Organic Chemistry, PAS, From pyrrolo [3,2-b] pyrroles to π - expanded diketopyrrolopyrroles - the fluorophores for the future
  • 14.12.2017 Barbara Tudek, Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Repair of oxidatively damaged DNA in etiology and therapy
  • 11.01.2018 Przemysław Malinowski, CeNT UW, TBA
  • 01.02.2018 Duncan Smith, New York University, Eukaryotic DNA replication: learning from the lagging strand
  • 08.02.2018 Steffen Scholpp, University of Exter, Towards deciphering the molecular mechanism regulating Wnt ligand trafficking
  • 15.02.2018 Bożena Kamińska, Nencki Institute, PAS, Targeting tumor-microenvironment interactions as a new therapeutic approach
  • 22.02.2018 Joanna Niedziółka-Jönsson, Institute of Physical Chemistry, PAS, Synthesis and surface modification of plasmonic nanostructures for (bio) molecular interaction
  • 22.03.2018 Urszula Wojda, Nencki Institute, PAS, TBA
  • 19.04.2018 Agnieszka Dobrzyń. Nencki Institute, PAS, TBA
  • 26.04.2018 Maria Górna, BCRC UW/ Faculty of Chemistry UW, Proteins recognizing atypical RNA in mitochondrial and viral RNA metabolism
  • 10.05.2018 Victor Tybulewicz, The Francis Crick Institute, UK, Novel signalling pathways controlling T cell adhesion and migration

CeNT seminars summer semester 2016/2017:

Place: room 0142
  • 02.02.2017, Adam Kubas, Institute of Physical Chemistry, PAS, Towards oxygen-insensitive [FeFe]-hydrogenases
  • 09.02.2017, Dorota Gryko, Institute of Organic Chemistry, PAS, Porphyrinoids as photocatalysts for visible-light induced selective functionalizations
  • 23.02.2017, Jacek Stawiński, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, PAS, Poznań, University of Stockholm, How to get the most out of two phosphorus chemistries. Studies on H-phosphonates
  • 02.03.2017, Jacek Jaworski, IIMCB, Molecular control of neuronal shape
  • 09.03.2017, Konrad Banaszek, CeNT UW, Optical communication in the low-power regime
  • 16.03.2017, Ewelina Knapska, Nencki Institute, PAS, Neural correlates of socially transferred emotions
  • 23.03.2017, Marta Miączyńska, IIMCB, Inflammatory signaling from the endocytic pathway
  • 06.04.2017, Dominik Kurzydłowski, CeNT UW, Magnetic properties and reactivity of exotic inorganic fluorides
  • 13.04.2017, John F. Allen, University College London, Why chloroplasts and mitochondria retain their own genomes and genetic systems: co-location for redox regulation of gene expression
  • 20.04.2017, Wiesław Gruszecki, UMCS Lublin, Regulation of the photosynthetic light harvesting
  • 27.04.2017, Marek Samoć, Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Towards more efficient materials for nonlinear absorption and nonlinear refraction applications
  • 11.05.2017, 12 pm, Zbigniew Darżynkiewicz, Brander Cancer Research Institute, New York Medical College, Birth and death of the cell explored by multiparameter flow and imaging cytometry
  • 18.05.2011, 12 pm, Leszek Kaczmarek, Nencki, PAS, Brain to mind: a cleavable connection
  • 25.05.2017, 12 pm, Michael Feig, Michigan State University, Bacterial chromosome models
  • 01.06.2017, 12 pm, Robert Rhoads, Louisiana State University
  • 08.06.2017, Stanisław Dunin-Horkawicz, CeNT UW, Design of new protein structures
  • 22.06.2017, Paweł Niewiadomski, CeNT UW, Mechanisms of Gli-protein regulation in Hedgehog signaling
  • 29.06.2017, Cecilia Winata, IIMCB, The zebrafish as a model for studying RNA Biology


CeNT seminars winter semester 2016/2017:

Place: room 0142, Thursdays, 1 pm

  • 13.10 - Tomasz Rygiel (WUM), Tumor microenvironment
  • 20.10 - Andrzej Dziembowski (IBB PAN)
  • 27.10 - Mateusz Baca, Population dynamics of Late Pleistocene mammals
  • 03.11 - Magdalena Skrzypczak
  • 10.11 - Magda Konarska
  • 17.11 - Jan Augustyński
  • 24.11 - Tomasz Antosiewicz
  • 01.12 - Agnieszka Chacińska
  • 08.12 - Przemysław Żelazowski
  • 15.12 - Tomasz Stokłosa (WUM)
  • 12.01 - Joanna Sułkowska 
  • 19.01 - Janusz Bujnicki
  • 26.01 - Dorota Pawlak (IIMCB)




CeNT seminars 2015/2016:

  • 07.10.2015, Robert Dwiliński, PhD
  • 21.10.2015, free term
  • 04.11.2015, free term
  • 18.11.2015, prof. Artur Osyczka (invitation of Joanna Kargul, Associate Prof.)
  • 02.12.2015, free term
  • 09.12.2015, Dominika Nowis, Associate Prof.
  • 16.12.2015, Dariusz Plewczyński, PhD, DSc, Data-driven modeling of three-dimensional genome architecture: lessons from CTCF-and RNAPII-mediated chromatin interactions
  • 24.02.2016, Agnieszka Kamińska, PhD, Institute of Physical Chemistry of the PAS, Powierzchniowo wzmocniona spektroskopia Ramana w aplikacjach medycznych i testach diagnostycznyc
  • 04.04.2016, Agnieszka Kobielak, PhD, seminar will take place on Monday at Faculty of Biology, Miecznikowa 1, room 103 B
  • 14.04.2016, Marta Szulkin, Associate Prof., Evolutionary ecology - where the wild things are
  • 28.04.2016, Marcin Kałek, PhD
  • 12.05.2016, Krzysztof Kobielak, PhD, Deciphering Distinct Skin Stem Cells: From Hair to Digit Regeneration
  • 19.05.2016, prof. Kathleen Hall, Make the right choice: Protein binding to U1 or U2 snRNA
  • 2.06.2016, Katarzyna Piwocka, PhD, Adaptive cellular stress response in leukemia - role in diseas progression and remodeling of microenvironment
  • 8.06.2016, Marcin Pisarek, PhD DSc, Spektroskopia elektronowa AES oraz spektroskopia fotoelektronów XPS jako zespół narzędzi analityczno diagnostycznych stosowanych w inżynierii materiałowej
  • 09.06.2016, Jan Kutner, PhD, Biomacromolecular Research Laboratory, Structure and substrate specificity of Glyoxylate Reductase SmGR1 and SmGR2 from Sinorhizobium meliloti
  • 16.06.2016, Joanna Kargul, Associate Prof., Making an artificial leaf: Constructing photoelectrodes for bioinspired solar-to-fuel conversion
  • 23.06.2016, Piotr Kazmierczak, PhD, Institute for Neuroscience, Montpellier, France, Molecular mechanisms of hearing and deafness




  1. Biomolecular Machines Laboratory, each Thursday, at 2.30 - 4.30 p.m., room 4053
  2. Laboratory of Experimental Medicine, each Monday, at 15.00 - 16.00 a.m., Friday, at 10.00-11.00, room 4053
  3. Interdisciplinary Laboratory of Biological Systems Modelling, each Thursday, at 10.00 - 11.00 a.m., room number 4053
  4. Laboratory of Functional and Structural Genomics, Fridays (every two weeks), at 10.00-12.00 a.m., room 3050
  5. Seminar of prof. Krzysztof Woźniak, each Thrsday, at 10.30 - 1.30, seminar room number 03.50
  6. Laboratory of Molecular Basis of Synaptic Plasticity, each Monday, at 9.30 - 12.00, room 4223


Lectures, tuturials and seminars in academic year 2014/2015

held by CeNT's emplyees

On the Faculty of Physics
  • Chemia fizyczna, lecture, Elżbieta Bojarska, PhD
  • Biochemia, lecture, prof. Edward Darżynkiewicz
  • Biologia molekularna z genetyką cz. I, lecture, prof. Edward Darżynkiewicz
  • Bioinformatyka i modelowanie, tutorial, Maciej Długosz, PhD, Piotr Setny, PhD
  • Bioinformatyka i modelowanie, lecture, Maciej Długosz, PhD, Piotr Setny, PhD
  • Chemia medyczna i podstawy projektowania leków,  lecture, Jacek Jemielity, Associate Prof.
  • Mechanizmy reakcji w chemii organicznej i bioorganicznej, tutorial, Jacek Jemielity, Associate Prof.
  • Mechanizmy reakcji w chemii organicznej i bioorganicznej, lecture, Jacek Jemielity, Associate Prof.
  • Pracownia chemii, laboratory, Jacek Jemielity, Associate Prof. 
On the Faculty of Chemistry
  • Nowe materiały w chemii, lecture, prof. Wojciech Grochala
  • Chemia kwantowa A, laboratory, Bartosz Trzaskowski, PhD
  • Podstawy chemii ogólnej i obliczeń chemicznych, tutorial, Bartosz Trzaskowski, PhD
On the Faculty of Biology
  • Sztuczna fotosynteza do produkcji czystej energii, lecture, Joanna Kargul, Associate Prof.
On the Faculty „Artes Liberales”
  • Szczypta (al)chemii i nauk pokrewnych dla humanistów 1, seminar, prof. Wojciech Grochala
On the  Philosophy and Sociology Department 
  • Wstęp do modelowania procesów poznawczych, seminar, Dariusz Plewczyński, PhD, DSc


We are inviting all interested!



Seminarium prof. Yijun Ruan


We would like to invite to the seminar of prof. Yijun Ruan, The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, USA, entitled 3D Genome organization and Gene Transcription Regulation in Human CellsThe seminar will take place on October 14th 2015r. at 10 am in the CeNT building on Banacha 2c street.


Seminar of prof. Michael Feig

We would like to invite you to the seminar of prof. Michael Feig from Michigan State University, USA.  He will give a talk on: New adventures with DNA: Bacterial chromosomes, transcription, and correcting mistakes. The seminar will be held this Thursday, May 21st 2015, at 3 p.m. in the Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw, conference room no 03.50.

Periodic CeNT seminars 2014/2015:

  • 13.05.2015, Prof. Marta Wiśniewska, Genes, mice and schizophrenia
  • 15.04.2015, Prof. Joanna Trylska
  • 01.04.2015, Prof. Jacek Jemielity
  • 18.03.2015, prof. Stefano Volinia, University of Ferrara, The role of microRNAs in the progression and invasiveness of breast cancer
  • 18.02.2015, PhD Paweł Horeglad
  • 04.02.2015, PhD Magdalena Dziembowska
  • 07.01.2015, PhD Bartosz Trzaskowski
  • 10.12.2014, PhD Dominik Kurzydłowski
  • 26.11.2014, Prof. Edward Darżynkiewicz
  • 12.11.2014, PhD Krzysztof Kazimierczuk
  • 29.10.2014, PhD, DSc Krystian Jażdżewski
  • 15.10.2014, Prof. Wojciech Grochala

Lectures, tuturials and seminars in academic year 2014/2015

held by CeNT's emplyees


On Faculty of Physics

  1. Bioinformatyka i modelowanie  - Joanna Trylska, Associate Prof. – lecture
  2. Bioinformatyka i modelowanie  - MSc Krzysztof Kuchta – tutorial
  3. Chemia medyczna i podstawy projektowania leków - Jacek Jemielity, Associate Prof. – lecture
  4. Mechanizmy reakcji w chemii organicznej i bioorganicznej - Jacek Jemielity, Associate Prof. – lecture
  5. Mechanizmy reakcji w chemii organicznej i bioorganicznej - Jacek Jemielity, Associate Prof. – tutorial
  6. Pracownia chemii - Jemielity, Associate Prof. – tutorial
  7. Chemia fizyczna - PhD Elzbieta Bojarska - lecture
  8. Pracownia fizyczna II stopnia - PhD Elzbieta Bojarska - laboratory

On Faculty of Chemistry

  1. Nowe materiały chemii - Prof. Wojciech Grochala – lecture
  2. Chemia ogólna - PhD Bartosz Trzaskowski - seminar
  3. Chemia kwantowa - PhD Bartosz Trzaskowski - laboratory
  4. Podstawy obliczeń chemicznych - PhD Bartosz Trzaskowski - tutorial

On Faculty of Biology

  1. Sztuczna fotosynteza do produkcji czystej energiis- PhD Dsc Joanna Kargul - lecture

On Artes Liberales

  1. Szczypta (al)chemii i nauk pokrewnych dla humanistów - Prof. Wojciech Grochala - lecture

Interdisciplinary Course

  1.  The foundations of the knowledge of man, society and the physical world -Prof. Dominika Nowis - seminar (corse taking place in the Old  BUW Building)