Guest lecture by Nobel Laureate Professor Robert J. Lefkowitz On Monday, May 7 Professor Robert J. Lefkowitz from the Duke University Medical Center (USA) visited the Institute of Pharmacology. In 2012 Professors Robert J. Lefkowitz and Brian Kobilka were awarded jointly the Nobel Prize in chemistry for studies of G-protein-coupled receptors. Professor Lefkowitz accepted an invitation to deliver a lecture entitled "SEVEN TRANSMEMBRANE RECEPTORS".
The Małopolska Days of Cultural Heritage During these days you'll have a chance to visit important sites of the Malopolska region, often those which are not normally accessible to the public. Last weekend there was an opportunity to visit the residence of the Rutkowski family in Bronowice, at present the headquarters of the Department of Phytochemistry of the Institute of Pharmacology.
Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting At the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting, dedicated to physiology and medicine, 43 Nobel Laureates will meet 600 international young scientists. Among scholars of the Foundation for Polish Science who successfully completed the recruitment process and found themselves among the scientists who will take part in the Nobel Laureates Meeting in Lindau in 2018 is Dr. Natalia Małek, the PhD graduate of the Institute of Pharmacology at the Polish Academy of Sciences, currently a research fellow at the University of Wrocław.
Brain Awarness Week in Kraków, March 12 - 18, 2018 The Brain Week has been organized in Krakow since 1999 as part of the international Brain Awarness Week, under the patronage of The European Dana Alliance for the Brain (EDAB) and The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives. The event aims to draw public attention to issues related to normal and pathological brain function and to emphasize the need for research in this area, due to the high impact of nervous system disorders on the quality of life. The conference also aims to popularize science and provides the opportunity to discuss the current state of knowledge in brain sciences.