Karolina Staniczek

Graduates // Karolina Staniczek


2002-2003 Master's thesis: The influence of deletion of genes coding for ABC proteins on the fenotype of Saccharomyces cerevisiae mutants devoid of superoxide dismutases

Supervisor: Dr. Dorota Dziadkowiec



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Anna Krasowska
Dorota Dziadkowiec
Marcin Łukaszewicz
Karolina Staniczek
Karolina Wojtowicz
The supression by natural antioxidants of oxygen sensitivity in yeast strains lacking mitrochondrial and cytoplasmic superoxide dismutases 2002 ReadExport
  • Biosurfactants

    We identified chemical structures of newly isolated biosurfactants which are secreted by Arctic microorganisms. We are investigating their antibacterial, antifungal properties as well as proapoptotic activity. Biosurfactants can be used as an antiseptics.

  • Biogas

    We are investigating and optimizing the efficiency of metanogenesis in bioreactors. We are also testing various substrates (industrial waste) as materials for biogas production. Microorganisms which participate in this process are investigated as e.g. biofilm producers.

  • Bacteriophages

    Bacteriophages or phages are bacterial viruses. We isolated and are now investigating phages which kill Bacillus strains. Beside the basic research, the collection of phages can be used in industry as for example eliminators of infections.

  • Antiseptics

    Fungal infections are difficult to treat because of the small number of effective drugs. Candida albicans resistance depends on the activity of ABC transporters (MDR, CDR). We have investigated strains and methods for finding new antifungal compounds (synthetic and natural) e.g. probiotic yeast Saccharomyces boulardii.