Projects

Ongoing projects

Project ID: 2018/29/N/NZ8/00228
Funding agency: National Science Centre, Poland
Title: Diversity, biogeography and ecological role of mobile genetic elements of psychrotolerant bacteria and archaea
Duration: 2019-2022
Principal investigator: P. Decewicz
Project description: Read more

Project ID: 2017/26/D/NZ1/00408
Funding agency: National Science Centre, Poland
Title: Co-respiration of arsenic and selenium in phylogenetically-diverse anaerobic bacteria: towards genetic, biochemical and evolutionary understanding
Duration: 2018-2021
Principal investigator: L. Staicu
Project description: Read more

Project ID: 2016/23/B/NZ6/02537
Funding agency: National Science Centre, Poland
Title: Nano-phages – potential agents in an innovative therapy of bacterial infections
Duration: 2017-2020
Principal investigator: P. Golec
Project description: Read more

Project ID: 2016/23/B/NZ9/02909
Funding agency: National Science Centre, Poland
Title: Analysis of the biochemical properties, biological activity and biotechnological potential of siderophores and biosurfactants produced by Antarctic psychrotolerant bacteria
Duration: 2017-2021
Principal investigator: L. Dziewit
Project description:
Read more

Project ID: 2016/23/N/NZ9/01655
Funding agency: National Science Centre, Poland
Title: The influence of soil bioaugumentation with arsenic oxidizing bacteria on the structure and activity of microorganisms in soil in the context of their interaction with metalophyts
Duration: 2017-2019
Principal investigator: K. Debiec
Project description: Read more

Project ID: 2016/22/E/NZ8/00340
Funding agency: National Science Centre, Poland
Title: Heavy metal and antibiotic metabolism in Arctic bacterial microbiocenoses – metagenomic, metatranscriptomic and genomic analyses
Duration: 2017-2022
Principal investigator: L. Dziewit
Project description: Read more

Project ID: TEAM TECH/2016-2/9
Funding agency: Foundation for Polish Science, Poland
Title: The development of a (bio)technology for waste management and recovery of water from effluents from hydrometallurgical processes
Duration: 2017-2020
Principal investigator: L. Drewniak
Project description: Read more

Project ID: 2016/21/N/NZ1/00275
Funding agency: National Science Centre, Poland
Title: Functional analysis of plasmids of a psychrophilic bacterium Psychrobacter sp. ANT_AH3 – a study of the influence of plasmids on cell biology and shaping of the multireplicon genome
Duration: 2017-2020
Principal investigator: K. Romaniuk
Project description: Read more

Past projects

Project ID: 2015/19/N/NZ9/00478
Funding agency: National Science Centre, Poland
Title: Effect of zeolites on anaerobic digestion of sewage sludge – determination of process kinetics and changes in the structure of microbial community
Duration: 2016-2018
Principal investigator: M. Ciezkowska
Project description: Read more

Project ID: GEKON2/02/266405/7/2015
Funding agencies: National Centre for Research and Development, Poland; National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management, Poland
Title: Development of biotechnology for enhanced utilization of raw sewage sludge and the construction of mobile anaerobic digester
Duration: 2015-2017
Principal investigators: L. Drewniak and L. Dziewit
Project description: Read more

Project ID: 0107/IP1/2015/73
Funding agencies: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland
Title: Genomic and physiological basis of adaptation mechanisms of dissimilatory arsenate reducing bacteria
Duration: 2015-2017
Principal investigator: L. Drewniak

Project ID: 0090/IP1/2015/73
Funding agency: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland
Title: Identification and characterization of Alphaproteobacteria phages
Duration: 2015-2017
Principal investigator: L. Dziewit
Project description: Read more

Project ID: LIDER/043/403/L-4/12/NCBR/2013
Funding agencies: National Centre for Research and Development, Poland
Title: Microbial system for arsenic removal from contaminated waters
Duration: 2014-2017
Principal investigator: L. Drewniak

Project ID: 2013/09/D/NZ8/03046
Funding agency: National Science Centre, Poland
Title: Diversity of mobile genetic elements and their role in biology, adaptation and evolution of Antarctic strains of psychrophilic bacteria
Duration: 2014-2017
Principal investigator: L. Dziewit
Project description: Read more

Project ID: DI2013 012543
Funding agency: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland
Title: Functional analysis of the genetic modules of plasmid pP32BP2 of psychrophilic Psychrobacter sp. DAB_AL32B – the role of plasmid in biofilm formation, osmoprotection, cryoprotection and betaine, choline and carnitine metabolism
Duration: 2014-2017
Principal investigator: A. Ciok
Project description: Read more

Project ID: UDA-POIG.01.03.02-00-084/12 (Innovative Economy 1.3.2.; EU Funds)
Funding agency: National Centre for Research and Development, Poland
Title: Obtaining patent protection for the invention – The use of arsenite oxidizing bacteria in arsenic removal from contaminated water and soil
Duration: 2013-2015
Principal investigator: L. Drewniak

Project ID: UDA-POIG.01.03.02-00-087/12-00 (Innovative Economy 1.3.2.; EU Funds)
Funding agency: National Centre for Research and Development, Poland
Title: Obtaining patent protection for the invention – The use of dissimilatory arsenate reducing bacteria in arsenic release from minerals resources
Duration: 2013-2015
Principal investigator: L. Drewniak

Project ID: 177481
Funding agency: National Centre for Research and Development, Poland
Title: Optimization of the two-step reactor for the high-methane biogas production – developing of biostarters and markers of the methane fermentation
Duration: 2012-2015
Principal investigator: L. Drewniak

Project ID: 0114/IP1/2011/71
Funding agency: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland
Title: Comparative structural and functional genomics of Paracoccus aminovorans JCM 7685 and Paracoccus aminophilus JCM 7686 – methylotrophic bacteria utilizing toxic compounds
Duration: 2012-2014
Principal investigator: L. Dziewit

Project ID: N N303 816340
Funding agency: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland
Title: Biology and evolution of Arctic strains of the genus Psychrobacter in the light of genomic analyses
Duration: 2011-2014
Principal investigator: L. Dziewit

Project ID: N N302 083639
Funding agency: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland
Title: Structural and functional characteristics of plasmid pSinA of Sinorhizobium sp. M14 (carrying the genes for arsenic metabolism), and its use in bioremediation of arsenic contaminated environments
Duration: 2010-2013
Principal investigator: L. Drewniak

Project ID: 0086/P01/2010/70
Funding agency: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland
Title: Identification, analysis and usage of the genetic modules responsible for utilization of toxic compounds for the construction of bacterial strains useful in bioremediation processes
Duration: 2010-2011
Principal investigator: L. Dziewit

Project ID: 0079/P01/201070
Funding agency: Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland
Title: Biogeochemistry of arsenic – biotechnological removal of arsenic from minerals and mineral industry
Duration: 2010-2011
Principal investigator: L. Drewniak