M. Sc. Eng. Kamila Laskoś

Department of Biotechnology
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drought • Secale cereale L. • epicuticular wax • glaucosness
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MSci Diploma in Agricultural Sciences, specialization:Applied Biotechnology (University of Agriculture in Kraków, Poland, Faculty of Biotechnology and Horticulture)


  • PI of project [PL] Młodzi Naukowcy 2018, No. 4/2018: „Ilościowa i strukturalna analiza okrywy woskowej linii bliskoizogenicznych żyta i jej wpływ na parametry morfologiczne i fizjologiczne roślin w stresie suszy glebowej.” [ENG: Quantitative and structural analysis of the wax cover of the near-isogenic rye line and its impact on morphological and physiological parameters of plants under the soil drought stress.] Source of funding:The W. Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Sciences, competition for participants of Doctoral Studies in Natural Sciences at the Polish Academy of Sciences in Kraków
  • Research and development aimed at the preparation of new dietary solutions based on essential unsaturated fatty acids (EFAs) and herbal additives, also based on fatty acids from the EFA group, for selected food products with the goal of improving their nutritional and sensory value. Project no. POIR.02.03.02-12-0039/19-00,  PARP. (03.2020 - 05.2020), project participant.
  • Analysis of mutations disrupting the formation of the wax layer in rye, and assessment of their impact on morphological, biochemical and physiological traits. Project no. UMO-2015/17/B/NZ9/01694, NCN, Scientific Consortium "WaxyGen",  project participant.
  • Obtaining of oat doubled haploid lines by wide crossing method, and the identification of partial hybrids Project no. PBS3/B8/17/2015, NCBiR, 2015-2018. (12.2016 - 01.2018), project participant.

Scientific internships and training:

  • 8,5 month internship  at The Franciszek Górski Institute of Plant Physiology Polish Academy of Sciences in Kraków, Biotechnology Depeartment (March - November 2016),
  • Practise at the Department of Plant Genetics, Breeding and Biotechnology, West-Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin
  • Training in the basics of gas chromatography Peraln Technologies Laboratory - PerlanLab in Gdynia 
  • Course: High-throughput technologies in plant research 13th edition of Poznan Summer School of Bioinformatics - Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland


The distinction of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development awarded in 2021 for achievements in the implementation of progress in agriculture and agricultural markets obtained in 2020.

Title: Development of a line of dietary solutions and food products with high pro-health properties.

Cooperation (domestic and foreign):

  • Scientific cooperation with the team of the Department of Genetics, Plant Breeding and  Biotechnology of the West Pomeranian University of Technology, Szczecin (Dr hab. Beata Myśków, Prof. ZUT and Dr inż. Magdalena Góralska)
  • Scientific cooperation with the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

Practical skills: 

  • Chromatographic analysis of wax and fatty acid fractions (GC-FID) 
  • Spectrophotometric analyses of soluble sugars, phenolic compounds, proline, photosynthetic dyes, total pool of antioxidants and malondialdehyde
  • Establishemnt of cereal in vitro cultures
  • Basic cytogenetic analyses of roots and callus tissue
  • Performing physiological measurements (Handy PEA fluorimeter, SPAD 502 chlorphyllometer, AP4 porometer)
  • Data analysis in ImageJ, BioEdit, R

Teaching and popularization activities:

  • Laboratory workshops as part of the Franciszek Górski Institute of Plant Physiology PAS participatio in the 17th edition of the Science Festival in Cracow (2017),
  • Workshops for the elementary school students entitled "The Sisters of the Piarist Sisters". "DNA: The fingerprint that is inside your body". (2018),
  • Lecture for entitled: "DNA: The fingerprint that is inside your body - Learning about the practical use of DNA knowledge" (2018),
  •  Workshops for the elementary school students entitled: "Recognition of seeds and making microscopic preparations" (2018),
  • Workshops for the elementary school students on in vitro plant tissue cultures, learning to work under the laminar chamber and establishing the tissue culture of Begonia (2019),
  • Workshops for the elementary school students including getting acquainted with the work in the laboratory, preparation of microscopic slides, recognition of seeds and their analysis with a magnifying glass, learning the properties of liquid nitrogen and making tomatoes and basil seedlings (2019),
  • Workshops for the secondary school students entitled "Science in glass: theory and practice of modern plant physiology."(2019)
  • Workshops for the elementary school students during the conference "Fitotron Laboratory - an essential research tool in agricultural sciences" organized by University of Agriculture in Kraków and Franciszek Górski Institute of Plant Physiology PAS in Kraków (2019).
  • Establishing cooperation with the Malopolska Centre of Science "Cogiteon"