Martyna Nowacka

Martyna Nowacka, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, R&D

Education

  • 2010: PhD – Biochemistry
    Products of RNA degradation as potential regulators and biomarkers enabling the analysis of changes occurring in plant cell
  • 2005: MSc - Biology, specialization: Molecular Biology
    Detection and preliminary characterisation of small RNA molecules in plants

Scientific Career

  • 2018 – present: Postdoc
    Structural Biology Group, Biological and Chemical Research Centre, Department of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • 2012 – 2017: Postdoc
    Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Protein Engineering, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw, Poland
  • 2005 – 2010: PhD student
    Department of Molecular and Systems Biology, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland
  • 2003 – 2005: MSc student
    Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland &
    Department of Molecular and Systems Biology, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland

Grants & Awards

  • 2012 – 2016 Fuga Grant Manager, National Science Centre in Poland
    A code for RNA recognition in RNA–RRM interactions
  • 2013 – 2015 Iuventus Plus Grant Manager, Ministry of Science and Higher Education
    Zinc finger Com-RNA complex as an example of specific protein-RNA interaction
  • April 2011: Award of The Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry for outstanding publication, Poznan, Poland

Scientific Interest

  • RNA binding proteins
  • RNA biology
  • Studies of protein-RNA interactions using various molecular and structural biology techniques