Dr hab Marzena Warchoł

Associate Professors
Department of Biotechnology
(+48) 12 4251833 (wew./ext. 136)
Plants in vitro culture (somatic embryogenesis, organogenesis). Androgenesis and wide crossing of cereals. Flow cytometry. Histology of plant tissues.


    • Jakovljević D.
    • Skrzypek E.
    • Stanković M.
    • Warchoł M.
    • Phytochemical Diversity and Biological Activity of Basil (Ocimum L.) Secondary Metabolites Produced In Vitro. In: Kumar, N., S. Singh, R. (eds).
    • 2023.
    • Biosynthesis of Bioactive Compounds in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. Food Bioactive Ingredients. Springer, Cham.
    • Konieczna W.
    • Warchoł M.
    • Mierek-Adamska A.
    • Skrzypek E.
    • Waligórski P.
    • Piernik A.
    • Dąbrowska G.B.
    • Changes in physio-biochemical parameters and expression of metallothioneins in Avena sativa L. in response to drought.
    • 2023.
    • Scientific Reports, 13: 2486.
    • Konieczna W.
    • Mierek-Adamska A.
    • Warchoł M.
    • Skrzypek E.
    • Dąbrowska G.B.
    • The involvement of metallothioneins and stress markers in response to osmotic stress in Avena sativa L..
    • 2023.
    • Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science, 209: 371-389.
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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


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


Somatic embryogenesis and organogenesis of monocots.

Determination of factors inducing androgenesis in oat anther cultures.

Production of cereals doubled haploid.

Characteristics of the OMA (Oat × Maize Addition) line.

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


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.



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


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


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 


Warchoł M., Dziurka K., Czyczyło-Mysza I., Juzoń K., Marcińska I., Skrzypek E. (2021). Owies (Avena sativa L.) Kultura pylników. W: Segui-Simarro J.M. (red.) Technologia podwójnego haploidu. Metody w biologii molekularnej, tom 2287:313-322. Humana, Nowy Jork, NY.

Skrzypek E., Warchoł M., Czyczyło-Mysza I., Juzoń K., Dziurka K., Marcińska I. (2021). Podwójna produkcja haploidów owsa poprzez szeroką hybrydyzację z kukurydzą. W: Segui-Simarro J.M. (red.) Technologia podwójnego haploidu. Methods in Molecular Biology, tom 2287: 323-332, Humana, New York, NY.