Lucyna Piórkowska, MSc

University Degree:

BEng, Warsaw University of Technology, MSc, ICTER

Position at ICTER:

PhD student

Research Areas:

Molecular Biology and Genetics

She received her BEng degree in Biotechnology at Warsaw University of Technology. Her thesis was on the overproduction and purification of the Tup1 protein (a global corepressor of transcription in Saccharomyces cerevisiae) in the cells of microorganisms.  She received the scholarship Rector of WUT in the academic year 2021/2022. She received her MSc in Chemical Biotechnology – Drugs and Cosmetics and her Master’s thesis titled “Developing of a new method for pseudotyping of modified rabies virus” was carried out at ICTER. Now she is pursuing her PhD in the Andrzej Foik’s group, where she focuses on preparing of a library of modified rabies viruses specific to different cell types in the retina.