About Us

We are the joint group of Maria Górna and Katarzyna Bandyra teams

We study the function and structure of proteins using structural biology methods such as protein crystallography and electron microscopy, as well as by functional assays and interaction studies both in vitro and in cell culture.

Some of our interests include innate immunity, RNA metabolism, infectious diseases, mitochondrial biology, protein engineering and infection diagnostics. We use structural models of proteins to elucidate the molecular mechanisms underlying selected human diseases or to aid drug discovery. We are also interested in proteins for which little structural information is available, so that we can answer vital questions about the activity and function of these proteins. Through our findings and inventions, we would like to help combat infections or treat human inflammatory disorders.

Go!RNA Structural Biology Group

Go!RNA News & Events

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Feb 23, 2024, 2:28 PM
Katarzyna Bandyra obtained 5-year funding from the National Science Centre, Poland to work on the structure and function of mitochondrial FASTKD family
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Jan 19, 2024, 10:13 AM
Maria put forward a proposal to use an existing EC mechanism to enhance Polish participation in HE programs such as ERC, MSCA or EIC
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Nov 29, 2023, 12:16 PM
Go!RNA and Bandyra teams together with Przemysław Płociński lab and guest Agata Starosta have spent some days together for a scientific exchange
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Nov 17, 2023, 3:56 PM
Maria Górna's scientific achievements were recognized by a Rector's Award and the Rector's Distinction, Anna Trzemecka received individual award

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