Dr Marzena Warchoł

Doctors
Department of Biotechnology
(+48) 12 4251833 (wew./ext. 136)
m.warchol@ifr-pan.edu.pl
Androgenesis and wide crossing of cereals. Flow cytometry. Histology of plant tissues.

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EDUCATION AND ACADEMIC DEGREES

1993–1998 study at the Faculty of Geography and Biology, Pedagogical Academy (now Pedagogical University) in Kraków

1998  master’s degree of biology the Faculty of Geography and Biology, Pedagogical Academy (now Pedagogical University) in Kraków

2005–2010 PhD student at the International Doctoral Studies of Natural Sciences at the Polish Academy of Sciences in Kraków

2010 doctor’s degree of biological sciences in the field of biology (specialization Plant Physiology) Wladysław Szafer Institute of Botany Polish Academy of Sciences in Kraków

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1998-2013 specialist Department of Ornamental Plants, Faculty of Horticulture (now Faculty of Biotechnology and Horticulture) University of Agriculture in Krakow

2007–2010 biologist at the Franciszek Górski Institute of Plant Physiology Polish Academy of Sciences (IPP PAS)

2013 adiunkt at IPP PAS

RESEARCH AREAS

Determination of factors inducing androgenesis in oat anther cultures.

Production of cereals doubled haploid.

The role of growth regulators in the process of differentiation of plant cells in vitro.

METHODS USED

In vitro cultures: micropropagation of bulbous plants (somatic embryogenesis and organogenesis), culture of cereals’ embryos.

Androgenesis and wide crossing of cereals.

Spectrometric analysis of phenolic compounds, carbohydrates and antioxidant enzymes.

Histology of plant tissues.

Flow cytometry – determination of nuclear DNA content in plant cells.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVITY

Member of organizing committee of Scientific Conferences “Application of  in vitro cultures in plant physiology” (since 2008)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Reviewer of 1 MSc theses at University of Agriculture in Kraków.

AWARDS

2009 - scholarship holder of the Malopolska Doctoral Scholarship within the action 2.6 of the Integrated Operational Programme for Regional Development 2004-2006

2010 - Bronze Cross of the Polish Republic 

 

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