Please Welcome: Andrzej Dziembowski

Prof. Andrzej Dziembowski, Laboratory of Biology of RNA and Functional Genomics at the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, PAS, Poland

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Andrzej Dziembowski is a head of the Laboratory of RNA Biology and Functional Genomics at the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences. He spent an important stage of his career in the Centre de Génétique Moléculaire CNRS in Gif-sur-Ivette, Paris, and after return to Poland he received a prestigious EMBO Installation Grant for creation of his own research group. He was awarded numerous scientific awards, such as Jakub Karol Parnas award for the best Polish experimental work in Biochemistry (2013), National Science Center award for outstanding scientific achievements (2013) or Prime Minister award for habilitation thesis (2010). Prof. Dziembowski’s research team in IBB is focused on the investigation of Eucaryotic RNA decay and processing, including analysis of macromolecular assemblies involved in RNA metabolism, and developing of cloning and protein expression tools. His dynamic research has been confirmed by numerous outstanding publications including recent (2015-2016) papers in Nature and Nature Communications.

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Selected recent publications:
1. The architecture of the Schizosaccharomyces pombe CCR4-NOT complex, Nat Commun. 2016, 25, 10433.
2. Mistargeted mitochondrial proteins activate a proteostatic response in the cytosol,Nature, 2015, 524, 485.

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