Dr. Eng. Oliwia Zakerska-Banaszak became an employee of the Institute at the beginning of 2015. In the same year, she defended her doctoral thesis with honors entitled “Highly efficient DNA sequencing – a new diagnostic platform for testing patients’ susceptibility to anesthetic agents” and was promoted to the position of assistant professor. She gained experience during domestic and foreign scientific internships, including: at the Institute of Human Genetics in Leipzig, at the Cancer Research Institute in Vienna and at the Max Delbrueck Center in Berlin. She was a scholarship holder of the International Doctoral Projects program at the NanoBioMedical Center at the Faculty of Physics of the University of Adam Mickiewicz in Poznań. As an employee of the Nucleic Acid Function Team, he is currently conducting research on the composition and role of microbiota in the development and course of inflammatory bowel diseases, as well as other inflammatory diseases. Dr. Zakerska-Banaszak is a laboratory diagnostician, member of the National Chamber of Laboratory Diagnostics and the College of Laboratory Medicine in Poland.



dr n. roln. Oliwia Zakerska-Banaszak
dr hab. n. med. i n. o zdr. Marzena Skrzypczak-Zielińska
prof. dr hab. n. med. Ryszard Słomski
Biocodex award
Given by: Biocodex

Award in the competition 'Microbiota in health and disease' for funding a research project entitled "Treatment of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) by means of intestinal microbiota transplantation - evaluation of the therapy and its effect on the change of the intestinal microbiome". Manager dr Marcin Gabryel.

Awarded: dr n. roln. Oliwia Zakerska-Banaszak
Given by: Provincial Labour Office in Poznań

“Scholarship support for PH.D. students specializing in majors strategic for Wielkopolska’s development”, Sub-measure 8.2.2 Human Capital Operational Programme, co-financed by European Union under the European Social Fund; 2013.