Sessions

Opening Lectures
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Interferon responsive genes that link adaptive and innate immunity in human cancer

Prof. Ted Hupp, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, International Research Agendas (IRAP) International Centre for Cancer Vaccine Science, Gdańsk, Poland
Tuesday, 18th September
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Viral mRNA translation control: linking immune evasion with oncogenesis

Prof. Robin Fahraeus, Paris Diderot University, Paris, France, International Research Agendas (IRAP) International Centre for Cancer Vaccine Science, Gdańsk, Poland
Tuesday, 18th September
Plenary Lectures
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Genomics in uncovering our history

Prof. Marek Figlerowicz, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland
Wednesday, 19th September
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The UDP glycosyltransferase superfamily: its role in signal transduction termination and protection against chemical toxicity

Prof. Peter Mackenzie, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia

Lecture sponsored by the Rector of the Gdańsk University of Technology
Thursday, 20th September

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The macrophage-drug conjugate (MDC) as a „Trojan horse” approach in cancer therapy

Prof. Magdalena Król, SGGW, Warsaw, Poland

Polish Biochemical Society & L’Oreal for Women in Science Honorary Lecture
Friday, 21st September

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Immune microenvironment of glioma

Prof. Bożena Kamińska-Kaczmarek, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland

Lecture sponsored by Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS, Warsaw, Poland- 100 years anniversary of the Nencki Inst. of Experimental Biology PAS
Wednesday, 19th September

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Clinical Utility of Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing in pediatric critical care

Prof. Narayanan Veeraraghavan, Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, USA

Lecture sponsored by Rector of the Medical University of Gdańsk
Thursday, 20th September

Closing Lecture
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Stress management in response to mitochondrial dysfunction

Prof. Agnieszka Chacińska, Centre of New Technologies University of Warsaw, Poland
Friday, 21st September
Sessions
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1. Genomics and genomics-driven research

  • Prof. Marek Figlerowicz, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland
  • Dr. Tomasz Żemojtel, Berlin Institute of Health, Germany
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2. RNA and RNP structures and mechanisms of action: from theory to experiment

  • Prof. Andrzej Dziembowski, IBB & UW Warsaw, Poland
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3. EMBO Session

  • Prof. Krzysztof Liberek, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Dr. Joanna Sułkowska, Centre of New Technologies University of Warsaw, Poland
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4. Signaling in plant cells

  • Prof. Halina Gabryś, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
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5. Molecular virology

  • Prof. Krystyna Bieńkowska-Szewczyk, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Bogusław Szewczyk, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
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6. Non-coding RNA and gene expression

  • Prof. Zofia Szweykowska-Kulińska , Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
  • Prof. Piotr Kozłowski, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland
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7. Structural studies of large assemblies

  • Prof. Marcin Nowotny, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, Poland
  • Dr. Alessandro Costa, The Francis Crick Institute, London, United Kingdom
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8. Molecular bioenergetics

  • Prof. Adam Szewczyk, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
  • Prof. Wiesława Jarmuszkiewicz, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland
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9. The physiological and pharmacological regulation of endobiotic and drug metabolizing enzymes

  • Prof. Władysława Daniel, Institute of Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Cracow, Poland
  • Prof. Krzysztof Safranow, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland
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10. Endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis

  • Prof. Ryszard Smoleński, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Stefan Chłopicki, Medical College, Jagiellonian University, Poland
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11. Medical biotechnology in regenerative medicine and drug research

Session 11 part I

  • Dr. Agnieszka Łoboda, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
  • Prof. Robert Passier, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands

Session 11 part II

  • Prof. Józef Dulak, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
  • Prof. Graziella Pellegrini, University of Modena, Modena, Italy

Session sponsored by STARBIOS 2 Structural Transformation to Attain Responsible BIOSciences EU FP Horizon 2020

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12. Evolutionary biochemistry

  • Prof. Jarosław Marszałek, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Ryszard Korona, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
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13. Metabolic activation of xenobiotics – therapeutic target and drug monitoring

  • Prof. Wanda Baer-Dubowska, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznań, Poland
  • Dr. Gniewomir Latacz, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
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14. New biomarkers in neurodegenerative diseases

  • Dr. Anna Ronowska, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Andrzej Szutowicz, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
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15. New molecular targets in personalized therapy of cancer

  • Prof. Tomasz Wilanowski, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
  • Prof. Anna Radominska-Pandya, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences , USA
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16. Clinical metabolomics

  • Prof. Michał Markuszewski, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Dr. Michał Ciborowski, Medical University of Bialystok, Poland
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17. Tumor microenvironment in cancer progression

  • Dr. Rafał Sądej, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Dr. Anna Żaczek, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
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18. New molecular targets in personalized therapy of autoimmune diseases

  • Prof. Piotr Trzonkowski, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Eva Maria Martinez-Caceres, Generalitat de Catalunya, Spain

Session sponsored by COST project “Action to Focus and Accelerate Cell-based Tolerance-inducing Therapies” BM1305, EU FP Horizon 2020.

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19. Inside plant organelles: structure, function and stress response

  • Prof. Hanna Jańska, University of Wroclaw, Poland
  • Prof. Agnieszka Mostowska, University of Warsaw, Poland
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20. Plant biochemistry and metabolomics

  • Prof. Ewa Świeżewska, Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
  • Dr. Anna Ihnatowicz, Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
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21. CRISPR technologies for targeted genome editing

  • Dr. Marta Olejniczak, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland
  • Dr. Krzysztof Chyliński, CRISPR Lab, Wien, Austria
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22. Proteomics of ageing and diseases

  • Prof. Dariusz Rakus, University of Wroclaw, Poland
  • Prof. Jacek R. Wiśniewski, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
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23. Entanglement in biology - from proteins folding to drug design

  • Dr. Joanna Sułkowska, Centre of New Technologies University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Dr. Andrzej Joachimiak, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, USA
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24. Mitochondrialand lysosomal diseases

  • Prof. Grzegorz Węgrzyn, University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Ewa Bartnik, University of Warsaw
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25. From experimental data to in silico simulations and way back

  • Dr. Cezary Czaplewski, University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Dr. Stanisław Ołdziej , Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of University of Gdańsk and Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland

Session sponsored by Openexome

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26. Biochemistry of the connective tissue

  • Dr. Jacek Drobnik, Medical University of Łódź, Poland
  • Prof. Aleksander Sieroń, Medical University of Silesia, Katowice, Poland
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27. Inflammation and cancer

  • Prof. Jolanta Jura, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
  • Prof. Piotr Widłak, Center of Oncology – Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Institute, Gliwice, Poland
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28. Marine biotechnology

  • Prof. Hanna Mazur-Marzec, University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Dr. Konrad Ocalewicz, University of Gdańsk, Poland
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29. Modeling of radiation damage to DNA

  • Prof. Janusz Rak, University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Elise Dumont, ENS, Lyon, France
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30. COST Action CA16112 "NutRedOx" Session: Redox control of major age-related diseases

  • Prof. Caroline Gaucher, University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
  • Prof. Jędrzej Antosiewicz, Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland
  • Prof. Ana Sofia Fernandes, Universidade Lusófona, Lisboa, Portugal
  • Prof. Mustapha Cherkaoui Malki, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
Satellite Session
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Women in Science

general lectures and panel session
session Prof. Agnieszka Chacińska, Centre of New Technologies University of Warsaw, Poland – chairwoman
(sponsored by L’Oreal Polska)

(The 3rd Congress of Polish Biosciences "BIO 2018 - Through interdisciplinary approach into new solutions” and 51st Meeting of the Polish Biochemical Society Gdańsk (Poland), 18-21 September 2018) - zadanie finansowane w ramach umowy 504/P-DUN/2018 ze środków Ministra Nauki i Szkolnictwa Wyższego przeznaczonych na działalność upowszechniającą naukę.