Field of interest- embryology, cell biology, preimplantation mouse development, mESCs, chimaeras as a research model
Scientific achievements 90 citations Hirsch index – 1
Selected scientific achievements:
Realizing research projects concerning reprogramming of somatic cells into pluripotency
Research concerning mouse chimaeras and early mouse development
Realized research projects – Recently finished EMBO short-term fellowship:
Role of Wnt/β-catenin in the three-dimensional cell distribution during cell fate decision in early mouse embryos.
“Dynamics and integration rate of the mouse ESCs of various pluripotency state with the structures of early mouse embryo.” ESR3 (Early Stage Researcher 3) KNOW2016/CB/ESR3/21
Reprogramming of somatic cells in the environment of early mouse embryo, characteristics of reprogrammed cells and derivation of embryonic stem cells from somato-embryonic chimaeras. NCN nr 2012/05/N/NZ3/02325
Reprogramming of fibroblasts and creation of hybrid cells in somato-embryonic chimaeras. (main contractor)
Organizational activity, dissemination and others – 2012 organizer of PhD student’s committee in IGHZ PAN
Author of a winning project in The Participatory Budget in the Capital City of Warsaw: Education about vaccination of pregnant women and vaccination of children.
Selected publications and patents:
Grabarek JB, Zyzynska K, Saiz N, Piliszek A, Frankenberg S, Nichols J, Hadjantonakis AK, and Plusa B (2012) Differential plasticity of epiblast and primitive endoderm precursors Development. 139(1):129-39. Epub 2011 Nov 17
Żyżyńska-Galeńska K, Piliszek A, Modliński JA " From blastomeres to somatic cells: reflections on cells’ developmental potential in light of chimaera studies – a review” Animal Science Papers and Reports Animal Science Papers & Reports . 2017, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p225-240. 16p
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