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Projects and Grants

Currently realized research projects

“Excellence Initiative – Grants4NCUstudents”; laureate of the 3rd edition of the Competition: Zofia Szota, MSc

2017/27/B/NZ7/01487 – “Influence of oral vitamin C supplementation on epigenetic modifications of DNA – possible mechanism of anti-tumor activity of vitamin C”; grant financed by NCN (2019 – present); contractor: Justyna Szpotan, MSc

Completed research projects

2018/29/N/NZ3/02514 – “The effect of selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) on active DNA demethylation in breast cancer cells”; grant financed by NCN PRELUDIUM 15 (2019 – 2021); project leader: Kinga Linowiecka, PhD

2015/19/B/NZ5/02208 – “Products of DNA demethylation and deamination pathways as new biomarkers of development and predictors of acute leukemia treatment effects”; grant financed by NCN (2016 – 2021); contractor: Justyna Szpotan, MSc

2014/15/B/NZ4/00751 – “The role of cell melanization in the regulation of melanoma biology: clinical implications in disease at the 3 and 4 stage”; grant financed by NCN OPUS 8 (2015 – 2019); project leader: Anna Brożyna, PhD

0217/P01/2010/70 – „Diagnostic and prognostic potential of cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression in human cutaneous melanoma” financed by „Iuventus Plus” programme of Minister of Science and Higher Education (2010-2011); Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń; project leader: Łukasz Kuźbicki, PhD; main contractor: Professor Barbara W. Chwirot, PhD

3215/P01/2006/31 – „Expression of mRNA of COX-2 (cyclooxygenase 2) in melanocytic skin lesions as a potential prognostic marker of human cutaneous melanoma” financed by Minister of Science and Higher Education (2006-2007); project leader: Professor Barbara W. Chwirot, PhD; main contractor: Łukasz Kuźbicki, PhD