About us

 

Project Manager - dr n. med. Dariusz Krupa
 

Graduated from the Medical University of Lublin, he defended his doctoral thesis at the Medical University in Poznan. He worked in the Department and Clinic of Nephrology, Transplantology and Internal Medicine at the University of Medical Sciences in Poznań and the Dialysis Center in Poznan.
Computer programmer by passion, the author of several systems supporting medicine.
Professional interests are associated with renal disease, mainly end-stage chronic renal failure, high performance dialysis techniques.
Author and co-author of a number of original and review papers.

 

Microarray Coordinator - prof. dr hab. med. Maciej Zabel

 

Professor of medical biology, currently employed as professor, director of the Department of Histology and Embryology, University of Medical Sciences in Poznań.
Since 2003, the Chairman of the Medical Committee for Scientific Research Section, then Vice-Chairman of the Science and Research Committee for the Advancement of Science and is currently Chairman of the Evaluation Research Unit at the Ministry of  Science and Higher Education.
Holder of numerous functions in scientific Societies and editorial committees of scientific periodicals. Author of over 350 original papers and editor of academic monographs and textbooks.
Main research interests: cancer biology, molecular biology morphological studies.

 

Coordinator for research and data analysis - dr hab. n. med. Michał Nowicki

 

Graduated Medical studies and obtained his Ph.D. at the Poznań University of Medical Sciences.
From the beginning of his career, he is associated with the Department of Histology and Embryology, of the University.
He is the author or co-author of numerous original and review papers.
Within the CAOM project he is the person responsible for coordinating the work of the research and data analysis.
Main research interests: the pathogenesis of cancer, the search for new prognostic factors.

 

EMPLOYEES

 

Krystyna Filipiak, PhD in Biology
Received her PhD at the Academy of Medical Sciences in Poznań. Graduated from the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, department of physics.
She has many years of research experience in the implementation of new measurement methods and solving problems related to the proper evaluation and selection of microscopic techniques based on light microscopy (including confocal) and computer image analyzer.
Author and co-author of numerous scientific publications, on automatic image analysis methods and their application in cell biology.
President of the Poznan branch of the Polish Society for Cytometry in 1999-2009.
 
Małgorzata Jaroniec, MSc in Biotechnology 
Graduated the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. She conducts genetic research with Nefropedia.pl project (search for genetic changes associated with nephrotic syndrome); deals with the analysis of causative mutations and polymorphic SNPs associated with nephrotic syndrome in children. She is seeking new markers of pathogenesis of the nephrotic syndrome.
Bartosz Kempisty PhD in Biology
The main contractor for 7 projects funded by the Ministry of Science and 2 projects funded
from the European Regional Development Fund. He is a two time beneficiary of the START scholarship of the Foundation for Polish Science, the 2009 and 2010 edition.
In cooperation with FBN Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, he conducts research on the effects of some factors on the ability of oocytes to be fertilized and mature, analysis of the impact morphology on the ability of oocytes to be fertilized, and the expression of genes responsible for the implantation of embryos in farm animals.
 
Piotr Pitoń Eng.
An IT specialist by education and passion. Graduated the Katowice School of Economics (KSE). His diploma paper focused on "Creating web sites based on CMS". He has extensive experience in the service of computer hardware, creating a small computer networks and Web sites. He specializes in graphic design and multimedia. He is interested in technology, in all  its aspects, and exploring the world through travel, photography, and contact with people and their culture. In life, he tries to follow the principle: 
"We know as much about ourselves, as far we have checked ourselves." (Wislawa Szymborska).
In the project " Center for Documentation of Morphological Images and Digital Database of Microscope Images" he is employed as: programmer / technical staff of the project (computer science).
 
Urszula Skrzypczak PhD in Medicine 
She holds a Doctorate in the field of human genetics and Master in biotechnology. Graduated from the Faculty of Biology of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. A Graduate of Doctoral Studies at the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Human Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences.
Long-term employee of the Department of Molecular and Clinical Genetics, Institute of Human Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences in Poznan.
 
Within the CAOM project, she is responsible for the preparation of tissue microarrays.
Research interests: human and population genetics, molecular biology, genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics.
 
Katarzyna Zaorska, MA, Eng.
She is a graduate of biotechnology (University of Life Sciences in Lublin), a CAOM technician, her dissertation research and scientific research covers the molecular genetic changes in patients with nephrotic syndrome.
 
Piotr Zawierucha, MA, Eng.
Graduated from the University of Biotechnology and Life Sciences in Poznań, and a student of Computer Science at the Technical University of Poznan. Currently performs research related to the process of angiogenesis in the context of coronary artery bypass grafting and participates in research projects on reproductive biology. As project team member he carries out tasks related to CAOM page design and biostatistical information processing. 
 
Anna Jaśkiewicz-Waloszczyk, MA
A graduate of the Adam Mickiewicz University, majoring in Sociology.
She has professional experience related to HR (human resources departments of several companies).
Since 2009 she is employed at the University of Medical Sciences, Department of Structural Funds Service, which deals with the implementation of projects financed by the European Union.
Within the CAOM project she is the Promotion and Information Expert.
 
Magdalena Nowak MA
A graduate of the University of Economics in Poznań, Department of Management, specializing in accounting and finance. She completed post-graduate studies in the field of "European Union Fund Acquisition" and "European Union Fund Audit”.
She is the CAOM Project Clearing Expert.
 
COOPERATION
 
Prof. Elzbieta Kaczmarek PhD
Professor of medical biology, employed as a professor and head of the Department of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Department of Pathology, Karol Marcinkowski University of Medical Sciences. She is the author or co-author of numerous original papers and review papers, and a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Bentham Medical Informatics.
Within Morphological Image Archiving Center is engaged in consultations in the field of digital morphometry and analysis of microscopic images and biostatistics. Performs statistical analysis of research results in CAOM. Implements mathematical and statistical methods to solve biological problems on the basis of molecular data.
 
Agnieszka Malińska, PhD in Medicine
An employee of the Department of Histology and Embryology, University of Medical Sciences in Poznań.
Conducts research related to the evaluation of morphological and functional changes accompanying the aging of blood vessels, with respect to their use in coronary artery bypass grafting.
As CAOM project member, she is responsible for handling and sharing the tele-microscope (for telemedicine).
 
Małgorzata Partyka, PhD in Medicine
She is a graduate of the Biology  Faculty of the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. She has worked many years in the Department of Histology and Embryology, dealing with immunohistochemical research and measurements in computer image analysis.
Within the project she is responsible for the initial preparation of CAOM material for tissue microarrays - melting, cutting and staining microscopic preparations and then scanning them. She also participates in the preparation of microarrays and participates in their cutting.