Investigating the essential roles of Ubiquitin-like molecules and the Ubiquitin Proteasome System

Michal Chojnacki

Education

2011� Full time PhD course of study. Faculty of Health Sciences.
Medical Biochemistry Department
Medical University of Lodz
2010 –2011 Postgraduate course â�� “Medical law, patients’ rights and health insurances.”
University of Lodz
2003� 2008 Degree in Laboratory Medicine (M.Sc.)
Medical University of Lodz
1999� 2003 XXVIII High School in Lodz

2011 - present Full time PhD course of study. Faculty of Health Sciences. Medical Biochemistry Department.                                                     Medical University of Lodz

2010 - 2011 Postgraduate course - “Medical law, patients’ rights and health insurances.” University of Lodz

2003 - 2008 Degree in Laboratory Medicine (M.Sc.) Medical University of Lodz Dissertation: "The research on cytostatic and cytotoxic activities of derivatives α-methylidene-γ-butyrolactone, α-methylidene-γ-butyrolactam and methylideneisoxazolidinone against in-vitro cancerous cells."

Anna wojtyra

Employment

VII.2011 – XII.2011 Forensic Laboratory, Police Headquarters, Lodz

Senior research reporter at the Biology Laboratory

XII.2008 – VI.2010 M. Pirogow’s Hospital, Lodz

Laboratory diagnostician at the Biochemistry Lab

Articles and conferences

Publications:

Kwapisz A, Chojnacki M, Domzalski M, Grzegorzewski A, Synder M "Do gene expression changes in articular cartilage proteases of the synovial membrane correlate with expression changes of the same genes in systemic blood cells?" Int Orthop. 2013 Nov 22

Kanteev M, Goldfeder M, Chojnacki M, Adir N, Fishman A  "The mechanism of copper uptake by tyrosinase from Bacillus megaterium" J Biol Inorg Chem. 2013 Dec;18(8):895-903

Conference abstract submission:

V.2013 – American Thoracic Society International Conference, Philadelphia, USA; Panek MG, Pietras T, Fabijan A, Wieteska L, Chojnacki M, Gorski P, Szemraj J, Kuna P. "Expression Of TGF-β1 mRNA And The Effect On The Severity Of Asthma In Polish Patient Populations"

II.2013 - AAAAI Annual Meeting. San Antonio, USA; Panek MG, Pietras T, Fabijan A, Wieteska L, Chojnacki M, Gorski P, Szemraj J, Kuna P "The Identification of Associations Between the Expression of TGF-β 1 and the Level of Asthma Control in the Polish Asthma Population - Pilot Study"

XI.2012 - Combined 33rd SICOT & 17th PAOA Orthopaedic World Conference, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Kwapisz A, Chojnacki M, Domzalski M, Grzegorzewski A, Synder M. "Correlation of the level of the proteases gene expression between the serum and synovium"

IX.2012 - Polish-German Biochemical Societies Joint Meeting. Poznan, Poland; Chojnacki M, Szemraj J "The comparison of metalloproteinases gene expression: MMP-1, MMP-3, MMP-9, MMP-13 in torn anterior cruciate ligament"

V.2011 - 3rd Joint Meeting of ECTS & IBMS. Athens, Greece; Kwapisz A , Szemraj J, Chojnacki M, Synder M "Differences between levels of aggrecanases, IL-1 and TNF-α in synovial membrane and serum correlate with etiology of knee osteoarthritis"

 

Extra-cirricular activity

I sit on the Health Science Department board

I am also a board member of the Scholarships Council as well as Didactics Council

I am a member of The Polish Society of Laboratory Diagnostic since 2009

Licensed Laboratory Diagnostician

Certified Assistant of the Quality Management System in Medical Laboratory

Project

Mechanisms of ubiquitylation, deubiquitylation and proteolysis in developmental pathways and under stress conditions.