The Institute of Human Genetics PAS (coordinator) in cooperation with the University of Ghent (Belgium), the University of Ulm (Germany) and the University of Groningen (Netherlands) from January 2021 starts implementation of the project entitled ‘On the road to excellence in unravelling the (epi) genetic landscape of hematologic neoplasms’ – NEXT LEVEL, financed by the Horizon 2020 Program within the Twinning call. The consortium will receive funding of EUR 899 525.
In the latest edition of the Journal Citation Reports, published by Clarivate Analytics, which contains Impact Factor indices for all evaluated scientific journals, the Journal of Applied Genetics, co-edited by our Institute in the field of human genetics, obtained a 2-year IF’2019 = 2.027, with a 5-year IF’2019 = 1.954. In this way, the JAG exceeded the 2-year IF value of 2 for the first time in its history.
Institute of Human Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences is implementing the Partnership Project No. RPWP.07.02.02-30-0001 / 20 entitled: “Activities related to prevention / mitigation of the effects of the COVID-19 epidemic” under the Wielkopolska Regional Operational Program for the years 2014-2020 (WRPO +), co-financed by the European Social Fund. The leading partner in the Project is the Wielkopolska Region.
Professor Ryszard Słomski, deputy director for science of IHG PAS has been invited to participate in the work and meetings of EFSA Scientific Network for Risk Asessment of GMOs.
Four new research projects of IHG PAS employees have received founding within the National Science Centre programmes
The Institute of Human Genetics of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Poznań has launched the COVID-19 Diagnostic Laboratory. Such an activity of the Institute is a response to special needs and social challenges related to the current epidemiological situation.
In the hall of the Institute of Human Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences a new exhibition from the series Scientia et Arte is presented.
On March 9, 2020, the first meeting of the Committee on Human Genetics and Molecular Pathology of the Polish Academy of Sciences took place, at which prof. dr hab. Witold Rużyłło handed members nominations for the 2020-2023 terms.