Projects

Ongoing projects

Project ID: LIDER/13/0051/L-11/19/NCBR/2020
Funding agency: National Centre for Research and Development, Poland
Title: Development of the biofertilizers dedicated to the improvement of the biological quality
of soil
Duration: 2021-2024
Principal investigator: K. Debiec-Andrzejewska
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Project ID: 2019/34/H/NZ2/00584
Funding agency: National Science Centre, Poland; Norway Grants, Norway
Title: Life at the limits: diversity, adaptation strategies and bioprospecting of microbes living in Arctic deep sea habitats
Duration: 2021-2024
Principal investigator: L. Dziewit – project coordinator at University of Warsaw
Project partners: T. Kaczorowski project coordinator (University of Gdansk), W. Rypniewski (Institute of Bioorganic Chemsitry, Polish Academy of Sciences), I. Steen (University of Bergen)
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Project ID: 857552 (H2020-EU.4.b.)
Funding agency: Horizon 2020
Title: Research platform on antibiotic resistance spread through wastewater treatment plants
Duration: 2019-2022
Principal investigator: L. Dziewit – project coordinator at the University of Warsaw
Project partners: J. Bartacek project coordinator (University of Chemistry and Technology in Prague), D. Weissbrodt (Delft University of Technology), Roel Meulepas (European center of excellence for sustainable water technology), C. Manaia (Catholic University of Porto), P. Nielsen (Aalborg University)
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Project outcome: Publication #1

Project ID: POIR.04.04.00-00-14E6/18
Funding agency: Foundation for Polish Science, Poland
Title: Fly ashes as the precursors of functionalized materials for applications in environmental engineering, civil engineering and agriculture
Duration: 2019-2023
Principal investigators: L. Drewniak – project coordinator at University of Warsaw, T. Kaminski and K. Pranaw – group leaders
Project partners: W. Franus project coordinator (Technical University of Lublin), T. Bajda (AGH University of Science and Technology)
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Project ID: POIR.02.03.02-14-0141/19
Funding agency: Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (in collaboration with EcoRGS company)
Title: The development of (bio)technology for the consolidation of heavy metals contaminated soils
Duration: 2020-2021
Principal investigator: K. Debiec-Andrzejewska
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Project ID: RPMA.01.02.00-14-b491/18
Funding agency: Operational Program of the Mazovia Region (Poland) (in collaboration with EcoRGS company)
Title: Proprietary optimization technology dedicated to treatment/neutralizing of heavy metals contaminated soils
Duration: 2020-2021
Principal investigator: K. Debiec-Andrzejewska
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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
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Project ID: 2017/25/B/NZ8/00472
Funding agency: National Science Centre, Poland
Title: Community-wide analysis of bacteriophages infecting bacteria inhabiting an extreme environment contaminated with heavy metals
Duration: 2018-2022
Principal investigator: M. Radlinska
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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
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Past projects

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: 2017-2021
Principal investigator: L. Drewniak
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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
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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: 2017-2020
Principal investigator: K. Debiec-Andrzejewska
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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
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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
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Project outcome: Publication #1

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
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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 outcome: Publication #1

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
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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
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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
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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