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13.01.2019- 27.01.2019 
Traineeship at the University of Leiden, Netherlands
Natalia Kasica-Jarosz and Małgorzata Chmielewska-Krzesińska have participated in the traineeship at the University of Leiden (Netherlands), Institute of Biology from 13.01.2019 to 27.01.2019 under supervision of Prof. dr. Ewa Snaar-Jagalska and dr Lampeng Chen. They were introduced to the techniques of cancer cells microincjections to the zebrafish embryos, as well as visualization of cancer developed phenotypes. 
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11.11.-10.12.2018
We have visitors! :) Ishaku Leo Elisha from Tshwane University of Technology, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences from South Africa and Joanna Kowalczyk from the Medical University of Lublin, Department of Applied Pharmacy. We'll see if zebrafish and plant extracts are a perfect combination!
19.10.2018
Our team has increased for another PhD! Natalia Kasica-Jarosz has defended the doctoral thesis entitled " The role of the pituitary adenylate-cyclase activating polypeptide (PACAP) -38 in the course of damage to the hair cells by pro-inflammatory agents and oxidative stress using zebrafish as a model organism". Special thanks to prof. dr hab. Jerzy Kaleczyc and dr Piotr Podlasz who supervised this dissertation.
26-28.09.2018
Days of Science and Art in Olsztyn, European Reserchears’ Night
As we said before we have joined this event again! On 26-28.09.2018 our zebrafish team have actively took part in Days of Science and Art in Olsztyn as well as in European Reserchears’ Night. All interested visitors could hear about the potency and possibilities of zebrafish. The youngest audience was invited to create our own fluorescent zebrafish aquarium.

05-07.09.2018
3rd Polish Zebrafish Society Workshop has just finished! We had the honor of organizing the third edition in Olsztyn at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UWM. We would like to thank our participants for so many applications and arrivals, great energy, commitment and exchange of experience. We hope that the group of people working in Poland on zebrafish will grow again! Many thanks to our team for the whole three days of the workshop and months of preparation. We also cordially thank the board of the Polish Zebrafish Society, all invited speakers and sponsors - without you it would be impossible! (gallery)
10-13.07.2018
Piotr Podlasz attended to 11th Annual Zebrafish Disease Models Conferencein in Leiden, NL. It was worth to go and see what is now being done in the world using zebrafish as a model of disease. It was a great opportunity to meet with excellent scientists including Poles working with this model abroad. Let's hope that someday they will decide to come back to Poland and share their knowledge :). 
18-22.06.2018
From 18.06.18 to 22.06.18 we had a great pleasure to host PhD student Tomasz Sienkiewicz from Department of Vertebrate Biology and Conservation, Institute of Zoology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Wroclaw. This visit was aimed at learning new techniques used in our laboratory in neuroscience on reef fish, including neuronal tracing, whole-mount immunofluorescent staining and confocal microscopy.

04-12.06.2018

From 04.06.2018 to 12.06.2018 we had a great pleasure to host dr Krzysztof Rakus and his PhD student Miriam Mojżesz from Department of Evolutionary ImmunologyInstitute of Zoology,Jagiellonian University. Our aim was to perform studies dealing with fish viral infections. We spent hardworking but effective time on it! 

07-11.06.2018

From 07.06.2018 to 11.06.2018 we had a great pleasure to host dr Agnieszka Michalak and MSc Izabela Banaszkiewicz from the Medical University of Lublin. Our visitors were performed to some operations on zebrafish brain and nervous system. Moreover, they were broadly introduced to our Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, what we can admire at the picture below :)

28-29.05.18

Our laboratory with FUJIFILM Visualsonics, Inc organized Preclinical Imagining Workshop

The course consisted of scientific lectures covering application in cardiovascular, cancer, neuro research and is terminated by the hands on demonstration. Trainer: Dieter Fuchs, Market Development and Preclinical Applications Manager, FUJIFILM Visualsonics, Inc.


05-14.02.18

Traineeship at the University of Leiden, Netherlands

Natalia Kasica-Jarosz and Anna Jakimiuk have participated in the traineeship at the University of Leiden (Netherlands), Institute of Biology from 5.02.2018 to 14.02.2018 under supervision of Prof. dr. Herman Spaink. They were introduced to new techniques and modern equipment which can be used in research on zebrafish model.


12.2017

Alvaro Viljoen from the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tshwane University of Technology Pretoria, South Africa and Krystyna Skalicka-Woźniak from the Department of Pharmacognosy with Medicinal Plant Unit, Medical University of Lublin, Poland visited our laboratory.

13-21.12.17

From 13.12.2017 to 21.12.2017 we had a great pleasure to host PhD student Katarzyna Danieluk from Medical University of Lublin. Our research plan included investigations concerning pro- and anti- angiogenic factors studied in the larval zebrafish. 

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30.11.-01.12.17

2nd Polish Zebrafish Society Workshop
On 30.11-01.12 2017 we co-organized the second edition of our workshop “2nd workshop of the Polish Zebrafish Society –principles of zebrafish model in toxicology  and behavioural studiescreated on the initiative of Polish Zebrafish Society

08.11.17

Piotr Podlasz gave a lecture at the seminar of Polish Society of Cell Biology at the Department of Animal Developmental Biology, Institute of Experimental Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Wroclaw, entitled "Study of neuropeptide functions using zebrafish (Danio rerio) as a model organism" at the invitation of prof. Małgorzata Daczewska.


24.10-05.11.11.2017

From 24.10.2017 to 05.11.2017 we had a great pleasure to host dr Anna Serefko from Medical University of Lublin, Department of Applied Pharmacy. Our contribution concerned research on novel anxiolytic agents. 

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27-29.09.2017

Days of Science and Art in Olsztyn, European Reserchears’ Night
On 27-29.09.2017 our zebrafish team have actively took part in Days of Science and Art in Olsztyn as well as in European Reserchears’ Night. All interested visitors could hear about the potency and possibilities of zebrafish. The youngest audience was invited to create our own fluorescent zebrafish aquarium. We will definitively join this event next time!

13.10.17

Piotr Podlasz gave a lecture during the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine UWM in Olsztyn entitled “Zebrafish - a model organism in modern biochemical research”


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03-07.07.2017

10th European ZebraFish Meeting
On 3-7 July 2017 we have participated in 10th European ZebraFish Meeting in Budapest, Hungary. This prestigious conference covered a large range of topics on zebrafish and other teleost species. Our zebrafish group from Olsztyn was part of the Polish representatives in the number of eleven among the 700 members of the conference community.

12-13.06.17

At the Creative Work Center of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Wierzba, the 1st Symposium "Healthy Animal - Safe Food", organized by the KNOW Scientific Consortium was held. The main objective of the Symposium was to evaluate the results of research activities of young scientists - beneficiaries of KNOW funds, granted as part of ESR research projects, POST-DOC research scholarships, and grants for leading laboratories. As part of the Symposium, two plenary sessions took place, during which four presentations were given by outstanding young employees of the Consortium. During the Symposium Piotr Podlasz presented results of our lab research.


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21-22.04.2017

1st Polish Zebrafish Society Workshop

On 21-22.04.2017 we co-organized the “1st PTZ workshop – principles of zebrafish model in toxicology and behavioural studies” created on the initiative of Polish Zebrafish Society.

03.03.17

Piotr Podlasz gave a lecture at the seminar of Institute of Zoology and Biomedical Research, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, entitled " Zebrafish (Danio rerio) - as a model organism in scientific research” at the invitation of prof. Magdalena Chadzińska.


22.08-03.09.2016

Piotr Podlasz and Piotr Jakubowski visited the Centre for Molecular Medicine Norway at the University of Oslo, Norway at the invitation of Camila Vicencio Esguerra.


01-23.06.16

With a visit in Hungary

Natalia Kasica-Jarosz and Anna Jakimiuk visited Hungarian PACAP Research Group in Univeristy of Pecs, Medical School for an appointment of prof. dr hab. Dora Reglodi and dr hab. Andrea Tamas. During the visit we participated in Joint Conference of the Hungarian Pharmacology, Anatomy, Microcirculation and Physiological Societies (Pecs, Hungary, 1-4.06.2016). We would like to thank PhD students Adele Jungling and Balazs Fulop for your care and time!
We had a great pleasure to also visit Balaton Limnological Research Institute ecological Research Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences for an appointment of dr Zsolt Pirger. We would like to thank all team dr Janos Gyori, dr Zita Zrinyi, dr Gabor Maasz and dr Zita Laszlo for spending, both socially and scientifically fruitful time!

18-19.03.2016

International FishMed Conference on Zebrafish Research
On March 18-19, 2016 we have attended the International FishMed Conference on Zebrafish Research (FishMed2016) which were held at the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB).

01.06-31.08.15

Traineeship at the University of Helsinki, Finland 
From 1.06.2015 to 31.08.2015 Natalia Kasica-Jarosz and Anna Jakimiuk have participated in the traineeship at the University of Helsinki (Finland), Institute of Biomedicine. We would like to thank Professor Pertti Panula, PhD Maria Sundvik and PhD Yu-Chia Chen for supervision, care and assistance. 

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17-19.09.2015

XIX International Congress of the Polish Pharmacological Society
 Natalia Kasica-Jarosz and Anna Jakimiuk participated in the XIX International Congress of the Polish Pharmacological Society (Świnoujście, Poland, 17-19.09.2015) as a co-authors of the presentations entitled “Toxicity of the kynurenine pathway elements to the early life stages of zebrafish (Danio rerio)” and “P-glycoprotein inhibitors modulate levetiracetam effects in zebrafish epilepsy model”

17-19.08.2014

Hearth of Europe: Zebrafish Meeting
On 17-19 September 2014 we have participated in the conference entitled “Heart of Europe: Zebrafish Meeting which was organised by the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw. The objective of this conference was to present academic research carried out with an extensive use of zebrafish (Danio rerio) in many areas of science. 

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18-24.05.2014
Piotr Podlasz and Maciej Woźny visited the Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture at the University of Nordland in Bodo, Norway at the invitation of Igor Babiak. The visit was on purpose to establish scientific collaboration between the laboratories.