I am a graduate of Master Degree in Biotechnology at Poznań University of Life Sciences. Since October 2016 I am a PhD student in Department of Molecular and Clinical Genetics. My research is focused on analysis of miRNA expression profile in childhood T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL) and functional studies of influence of inhibition and mimicry of chosen miRNA on leukemia cells cultures.

Publications

Awards

Awarded: mgr inż. Monika Drobna
Scholarship from the City of Poznań for young researchers
Given by: Scholarship of City of Poznań

Monika Drobna, MSc. – PhD student from the Department of Molecular and Clinical Genetics has received a scholarship from the City of Poznań for young researchers for outstanding scientific activity and scientific achievements in the field of molecular research including microRNA, which are the basis of childhood T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Awarded: mgr inż. Monika Drobna
Honorable mention
Given by: Poznań branch of the Polish Academy of Sciences

Monika Drobna, MSc, was granted a honorable mention in the contest for the best original paper published in 2018, with a PhD student as the leading author, organized by the Poznań branch of the Polish Academy of Sciences. The work entitled „Identification of endogenous control miRNAs for RT-qPCR in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia” [Drobna M, Szarzyńska-Zawadzka B, Daca-Roszak P, Kosmalska M, Jaksis R, Witt M, Dawidowska M; Int J Mol Sci, 2018, 19 (10): e2858].

Awarded: mgr inż. Monika Drobna
Award for the best review publication in 2018
Given by: Director of the Institute of Human Genetics PAS

the best review publication in 2018 entitled: "T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia from miRNA perspective" published in the prestigious journal Blood Reviews

Awarded: mgr inż. Monika Drobna
Stypendia dla Najlepszych Doktorantów na rok akademicki 2018/2019,
Given by: Środowiskowe Studium Doktoranckie Instytutu Chemii Bioorganicznej PAN

Awarded: mgr inż. Monika Drobna
Award in “City of Poznań Award for outstanding master thesis” contest for a thesis entitled “In vitro evaluation of the biofunctionalized nanoparticles’ effectiveness”.
Given by: Award in “City of Poznań Award for outstanding master thesis”.

Poznań 10 April 2017