Discovering The Developmental Origins of Obesity

The Polish Academy of Sciences in Olsztyn, Poland


Agnieszka Chabowska, M.Sc.


NAME: Agnieszka Chabowska


Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of Polish Academy of Sciences,
Tuwima 10
10-747 Olsztyn, Poland
Telephone: +48 89 523 46 37
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1.10.2006 – 26.06.2011

Poznan University of Life Sciences,
Faculty of Agronomy and Bioengineering, Field of Biotechnology:
Master Engineer of Biotechnology

  • Grade for MS thesis: 5.0
  • Grade for MS thesis defence: 5.0
  • Mean examination grade: 4.56

25.08.2009 – 31.01.2010

University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Life Sciences,
Field of Biotechnology:
A scholarship under Erasmus Programme

2003 – 2006

Charles De Gaulle High School Poznan
National High School Bilingual Diploma

Work experience:

30.06.2010 – 30.09.2010

University of Groningen, Faculty of Medical Sciences,
University Medical Center Groningen,
Department of Pathology and Medical Biology, the Netherlands,
Erasmus Training Programme:

  • Investigation of the role of fluid shear stress on blood vessel stem cells.


MTP Poznan International Fair

  • Contact with exhibitors and visitors.
Conference reports:
  1. Pawlak P, Chabowska A, Zejden Z, Bugaj S, Cieślak D* 2011* Sexual maturity of the donor gilt do not affect the number of mitochondria but is related to impaired organelle redistribution during IVM; *4th COST Action FA0702 GEMINI General Conference, Maternal Interactions with Gametes and Embryos *30thSeptember - 2nd October 2011Gijon, Spain****
  2. P. Pawlak, Z. Zejden, A. Chabowska, D. Lechniak-Cieślak: *2011* Liczba kopii mtDNA a jakość oocytów loszek niedojrzałych i dojrzałych płciowo, *VI Zjazd Towarzystwa Biologii Rozrodu, 6-10.09.2011 Polańczyk*


DNA/RNA preparation, standard and gradient PCR, Real-time PCR, RT-qPCR, reverse transcription, siRNA/ miRNA transfection, cell culture, oocyte maturation in vitro, electrophoretic and immunofluorescent techniques, biochemical calculations.


English – excellent, fluent in written and spoken English

German – pre-intermediate

Interpersonal skills:

Creativity, dutifulness, conscientiousness, precision in fulfilling charged tasks, reliability, persistence in pursuing a goal and achieving new abilities and experience, diligence, promptness, empathy, cooperation and team work ability, a facility of meeting new people,  organizational skills.

Additional skills:


Microsoft Office Packet – fluent



  • Medical biotechnology, stem cell biology, regenerative medicine, pharmacogenetics, development of new therapeutic strategies, reproductive biotechnology, cell biology, molecular genetics.
  • Travelling, photography, theatre, foreign languages.