Dr hab. Michał R. Szymański prof. UG, received prestigious EMBO Young Investigator Small Grant

Main goal of this project is to study of the structure and function of mitochondrial membrane channel critical for mitochondrial DNA metabolism.

Michał R. Szymański, PhD, professor at the University of Gdańsk, is the Head of the Department of Structural Biology at the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology UG-GUMed in Gdańsk, Poland. His group implements projects on DNA replication and repair in humans, bacteria and viruses. Projects are currently financed by the European Research Council (ERC Starting Grant), the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP), the National Science Centre (NCN), the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) and the Ministry of Education and Science. Recruitment for these projects is currently underway.

Read more on the website of the Department of Structural Biology and on the official website of the Team.

EMBO is an organization of more than 1,800 leading researchers that promotes excellence in the life sciences in Europe and beyond. The major goals of the organization are to support talented researchers at all stages of their careers, stimulate the exchange of scientific information, and help build a research environment where scientists can achieve their best work.

EMBO helps young scientists to advance their research, promote their international reputations and ensure their mobility. EMBO supports talented researchers, selected through impartial evaluation processes, to allow them to do great science. The wide scientific scope across the full range of life science research coupled with the broad geographical reach of more than 1,800 members and associate members – some of the best researchers in Europe and around the world – positions EMBO optimally to serve the life science community.

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