Departments of Genetic Engineering (GED GMM class I, class II and GED GMO class I) have been established at the Institute of Human Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences in accordance with the decision of the Minister of Environment on 11/10/2016.

The departments are headed by professor Maciej Giefing, PhD while the duties of Safety Inspector for GMM and GMO usage are held by Natalia Rozwadowska, PhD.

As part of the GED structure the Biosafety Committee was appointed:

  • prof Maciej Giefing, head of Department of Genetic Engineering
  • Associate professor Zuzanna Bukowy-Bieryłło, (Department of Molecular and Clinical Genetics)
  • Associate professor Małgorzata Dawidowska, PhD (Department of Molecular and Clinical Genetics)
  • Krystyna Kwiatkowska, (Independent Research Group of RNA Biology)
  • Magdalena Nowaczyk, PhD (Department of Reproductive Biology and Stem Cells)
  • Associate professor Małgorzata Jarmuż-Szymczak, PhD (Department of Cancer Genetics)
  • Prof Andrzej Pławski, (Department of Nucleic Acids Function)
  • Associate professor Natalia Rozwadowska, (Department of Molecular Pathology)
  • Agnieszka Zimna, PhD (Department of Molecular Pathology)
  • Associate professor Magdalena Żurawek, PhD (Department of Molecular Pathology)