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Agata is awarded a Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds PhD Fellowship for her project on sexual dimorphism in the malaria mosquito Anopeheles gambiae. For details on the project see here.


"The community of GenEvo students provides support in intellectual and emotional challenges of being an international graduate student."


  • Since 2020: PhD studies on the evolution of dosage compensation in dipterans
  • 2016 - 2020: MSc in Molecular Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland
    Thesis: “The mechanism of action of isonicotinamide in Saccharomyces cerevisiae chronological lifespan extension”
  • 2013 - 2016: BSc in Biochemistry, Jagiellonian University in Cracow, Poland
    Thesis: “The influence of ectopic expression of MCPIP1 on the viability and proliferation of Caki-1 cells”

Working Experience

  • 2018 - 2019: Student/Research Assistant, Smith Lab, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
  • 2017: Summer School Student
    Project: “The role of Neil DNA glycosylases during mouse embryonic stem cell differentiation”, Niehrs Group, Institute of Molecular Biology, Mainz, Germany
  • 2014: Summer Research intern investigating the role of the Ten-eleven translocation methylcytosine dioxygenases in epidermal morphogenesis and regeneration, Centre for Skin Sciences, University of Bradford, United Kingdom