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Paulina Idczak

Project

The first and second name Paulina Idczak
University Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland
Faculty Faculty of Biological and Veterinary Sciences, Department of Animal Physiology and Neurobiology
Discipline Life Sciences/ Natural Sciences
Supervisor PhD, Anna Nowakowska, associate professor
Co-supervisor dr. Grita Skujiene, Vilnius University, Life Science Center, Institute of Biosciences

Master’s degree in Faculty of Biological and Veterinary Sciences, Department of Animal Physiology and Neurobiology under prof. Justyna Rogalska

Thesis: The impact of exposure to extremely low frequency electromagnetic field (50 Hz) of 1 mT or 7 mT intensity on the activity of hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis in rat.

Bachelor’s degree in Faculty of Biological and Veterinary Sciences, Department of Animal Physiology and Neurobiology under prof. Justyna Rogalska

Thesis: Animal models of schizophrenia.

Research interests:

Adaptation to environmental stress, oxidative stress, molecular biology, behavioural tests.

Particular field of study within a given scientific discipline: Life science, animal physiology, molecular biology

Participation in Grant OPUS; (2017/25/B/NZ7/00638), head of the project – professor Justyna Rogalska, 2018 – 2020

Title: New view on the impact of electromagnetic field of low frequency (50 Hz) on stress responses and brain plasticity – hormesis effect.

Participation in Universitas Copernicana Thoruniensis In Futuro program development of competences (POWER), head of the project – professor Grażyna Dąbrowska, 2018 – 2020

Title: Zmiany ekspresji genów w organizmach prokariotycznych i eukariotycznych w warunkach stresu.

Current doctoral studies: A new view on freeze tolerance/avoidance in land snails – role of HSP/CSP proteins. The experiments will be performed on snails exposed to different temperatures and humidities under controlled laboratory conditions, and concentration of HSPs and CSPs will be measured during the seasonal hypometabolism/activity cycles.

This project combines a few fields of study like animal physiology, microbiology, molecular biology and also biochemistry, allowing me to experience many different kinds of methods and experiments remaining in my research interests.

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USOS: https://usosweb.umk.pl/kontroler.php?_action=katalog2/osoby/pokazOsobe&os_id=195366

ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Paulina_Idczak