Multi-Omics Research Group
Karolina Okła, medical biotechnologist. Graduate of the Marie Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin and the Warsaw School of Economics (SGH). Principal Investigator (PI) at the Medical University of Lublin. Laureate of numerous awards and grants (i.a. Scholarship of Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Israeli Government Scholarship of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Preludium 16 and Etiuda 7 from National Science Center in Poland). Fellow in Tel Aviv University, Maimonides Biomedical Research Institute of Cordoba (IMIBIC) and the University of Cordoba, Jagiellonian University in Cracow and Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology of Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw. Her studies focus on the immunology aspects of cancers development, mainly including omics analysis of tumor immune microenvironment (TME) in ovarian cancer. She is one of those who think like Marie Skłodowska-Curie, that science has great beauty.
Marcin Bobiński, MD, PhD, graduated from Medical University of Lublin. Works as a specialist in gynaecology in Department of Gynaecological Oncology and Gynaecology of his home University. During his professional career worked as a fellow in numerous hospitals in Poland, Germany, Sweden, Greece and Peru. Marcin Bobiński is a member of ENITEC (European Network of Individual Treatment in Endometrial Cancer), experienced in scientific collaboration with institutions such MD Anderson Cancer Center, Maastricht University and University of Nijmegen. He is a member of Polish Society of Gynaecological Oncology and European Society of Gynecological Oncology, furthermore he actively works in ENYGO (European Network of Young Gynaecological Oncologists). His scientific interests focused on uterine malignancies, recently his main field of research is targeted treatment of uterine sarcomas. In his private life he is a fan of classic cars and hunting.
Arkadiusz Czerwonka, PhD, was graduated in microbiology and received his PhD in biotechnology from Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Virology and Immunology at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University. His research activity is focused on natural and synthetic anticancer compounds and their role in intracellular signals transduction. He is interested in cancer cell biology, apoptosis-related events, cell cycle progression and topics connected with diet and chemoprevention. Czerwonka works in several research projects and is mainly absorbed with molecular biology techniques (i.e. western blotting, cell cytometry and qPCR). His hobby is playing the guitar in the rock band.
Anna Wawruszak, Research and Teaching Assistant at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Medical University of Lublin. Author and co-author of numerous publications and chapters in the scientific monographs as well as conference abstracts (i.a. in Peru, Israel, Georgia, Portugal, France, Italy, Netherlands, Austria, Germany, Bulgaria, Ukraine). Winner of numerous awards and scholarship programs (i.a. Israeli Government Scholarship, National Academic Exchange Agency Scholarship, Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland Scholarship). Participant in numerous scientific internships (i.e. in Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Israel, Australia). Her research interests focus on the epigenetic regulation of gene expression, histone acetylation and deacetylation, histone deacetylase inhibitors (HDIs), pharmacokinetic drug-drug interactions (isobolography method), epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and Notch signaling mainly in breast cancer.
GROUP HONORARY MEMBERS
Prof. Dmitry Gabrilovich, MD, Ph.D. is a Christopher M. Davis Professor in Cancer Research and Program Leader, Immunology, Microenvironment, and Metastasis at the Wistar Institute and the Wistar Professor at the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. He is a world leader in cancer immunology and immunotherapy. Gabrilovich is one of the discoverers of myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSCs). Together with collaborators, he introduced the term "myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSC)" to the scientific discourse. Gabrilovich is included to the list of most highly cited researchers according Clarivate Analytics.
Prof. Jan Kotarski, MD, Ph.D. is a Head of Department of Oncological Gynaecology and Gynaecology at the Medical University of Lublin and President of Polish Society of Oncological Gynaecology. His principal research activities include the clinical and immunology aspects of gynaecological cancers. He is an author of prestigious publications in Nature, Nature Immunology, Immunity, Cell, NEJM. Kotarski was honored with prestigious awards i.a. Award of Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Medal of the National Education Commission, Medicine Merit Badge, Knight's Cross of the Order of Rebirth of Poland and Golden Cross of Merit.
OUR MISSION "3C"
Creating lab without borders
Charting a road from bench to bedside
Collaborating for the win
The vision of the Multi-Omics Research Group (MORG) is to enrich society through discoveries in cancer research. We work in basic and translational cancer research, focus on making discoveries that will change the future of mankind health. We are enthusiastic, creative and talented people from all career stages, whose mission is working in dynamic, collaborative and multi-disciplinary team to consolidate our expertise and to enhance our scientific impact according to the rule "The whole is greater than the parts".
We working across disciplines to facing major socio-economic and healthcare challenges.
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Medical University of Lublin
Department of Oncological Gynaecology and Gynaecology
Staszica 16 Street
20-081 Lublin, Poland
Phone no.: +48 815327847
Fax: +48 815320608