Department Of Molecular Genetics

prof. dr hab. Piotr Kozłowski

Prof. Piotr Kozłowski

Head of Department
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Dr. habil. Marzena Wojciechowska
profesor instytutu

Dr. Habil. Anna Jasińska

Dr. Martyna Urbanek-Trzeciak

Dr. Malwina Suszyńska

Dr. Paulina Gałka-Marciniak

Dr. Ilamathi Thirusenthilarasan

Research Projects

Research area
  • cancer genetics,
  • development of technologies for CNV polymorphism genotyping,
  • genetic polymorphism and somatic variation of microRNA genes,
  • computational analysis of copy number variation polymorphism in the human genome and other eukaryotic genomes
  • circRNA expression level analysis in myotonic dystrophy (DM1)
  • cancer genetics,
  • copy number variation polymorphism (CNV),
  • multiplex ligation-dependent probe amplification (MLPA),
  • miRNA,
  • ncRNA,
  • circRNA,
  • ddPCR

Research activity

  • Cancer Genetics: Identification and Analysis of Oncogenic Somatic Mutations in microRNA. Fulbright U.S. Student Researcher 2020/2021
  • Elucidation of the molecular causes and effects of elevated circular RNAs expression levels in myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1). NSC- OPUS 17, PI: M. Wojciechowska, Prof.
  • Analysis of somatic mutations in miRNA and miRNA-biogenesis genes to identify new therapeutic targets and biomarkers of cancer. NSC – MAESTRO 8, PI- P. Kozlowski, Prof.
  • Analysis of the role of BARD1 gene in genetic predisposition to breast cancer - utilization of unique strategy of association analysis of founder mutations. NSC – OPUS 9, PI- P. Kozlowski, Prof.
  • Expression of circular RNAs in myotonic dystrophy type 1 - implications to pathogenesis. NSC – PRELUDIUM 11, PI- K. Czubak, PhD
  • The APOBEC3B deletion - analysis of its role in familial breast cancer predisposition and determination of its consequences on mRNA level. NSC – PRELUDIUM 10, PI- K. Klonowska, PhD
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