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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.

Earlier projects:

“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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