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Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, st. Ludwika Pasteura 3, 02-093 Warsaw


Apr 20

We are hiring! 

We are currently looking for a postdoctoral fellow and two graduate students to work for the following project:

Nencki-EMBL Center of Excellence for Neural Plasticity and Brain Disorders: BRAINCITY

Project is carried out within the MAB/IRA programme of the Foundation for Polish Science 

For more details see Jobs section!

Apr 18

Animal empathy makes the news

 Empatia wśród zwierząt: Jak zwierzęta przekazują sobie emocje?

Listen to interviews with Ksenia at:

• Radio dla Ciebie: “Animalista” program by Łukasz Bożycki, broadcast on Saturday, April 27th,  2019 at 14:00

• Radio Kampus: program by Matylda Weiss, TBA

• Radio Afera: program by Barbara Szeląg, live broadcast on Tuesday, May 7th, 2019 at 18:05

Apr 13


The 3rd interdisciplinary FNP Conference was held on 11-12 April 2019 in Warsaw. It was organized by the Foundation for Polish Science.

For detailed programme of the conference visit.

Apr 10

We made the news in the IBNS Newsletter

We will be present at the 28th Annual Meeting of the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society meeting in Cairns, Australia in June. Come meet us after Ewelina’s talk and Ksenia’s poster presentation.

And here are the news.

Apr 8


Prof. dr hab. Leszek Kaczmarek and dr hab. Ewelina Knapska are laureates of the International Research Agendas (MAB) competition run by Foundation for Polish Science. A grant, at the amount of PLN 39 mln, is assigned to create at the Nencki Institute, the Center of Excellence in Neural Plasticity and Disorders – BRAINCITY – an International Research Agenda. Our strategic partner in this program is European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). For more, please click here.

Apr 5

Ewelina became a member of FENS-Kavli Network of Excellence:

The FKNE network of excellence is a network of Junior and Mid-career neuroscientists representing most of European countries join effort to shape the future of neuroscience by putting young researchers in the driver’s seat. There are currently 35 FENS-Kavli Scholars from 16 European countries, with expertise spanning the disciplines of molecular, cellular, computational, behavioral and clinical neuroscience. Up to 15 scholars are chosen bi-annually by an international committee, serving a term of four years

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