Instytut Biochemii i Biofizyki Polskiej Akademii Nauk  Wydział Biologii Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Zbigniew Warkocki, PhD

Zbigniew Warkocki, PhD Postdoc

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Zbigniew Warkocki, PhD

Postdoc

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Involved in: Molecular biology and biochemistry of RNA and RNA-protein ensembles

Academic and Research Career:

Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw, PL), since 2012
Postdoc, Laboratory of RNA Biology and Functional Genomics, advised by Andrzej Dziembowski

Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry (Goettingen, DE), 2007-2012
PhD student and postdoc, Department of Cellular Biochemistry, advised by Reinhard Luehrmann

Albrecht-von-Haller-Institute (Goettingen, DE), 2007
Trainee, Department of Plant Biochemistry, advised by Martin Fulda

Institute for Bioorganic Chemistry (Poznan, PL), 2005-2007
MSc student, Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Plants, advised by Marek Figlerowicz

Adam-Mickiewicz-University (Poznan, PL), 2005
BSc student, Department of Gene Expression, advised by Artur Jarmolowski

Publications:

Perlman syndrome nuclease DIS3L2 controls cytoplasmic non-coding RNAs and provides surveillance pathway for maturing snRNAs.
Łabno A, Warkocki Z, Kuliński T, Krawczyk PS, Bijata K, Tomecki R, Dziembowski A.
Nucleic Acids Res. 2016 Jul 18. pii: gkw649.

The G-patch protein Spp2 couples the spliceosome-stimulated ATPase activity of the DEAH-box protein Prp2 to catalytic activation of the spliceosome.
Warkocki Z, Schneider C, Mozaffari-Jovin S, Schmitzová J, Höbartner C, Fabrizio P, Lührmann R.
Genes Dev. 2015 Jan 1;29(1):94-107. doi: 10.1101/gad.253070.114.

Molecular dissection of step 2 catalysis of yeast pre-mRNA splicing investigated in a purified system.
Ohrt T, Odenwälder P, Dannenberg J, Prior M, Warkocki Z, Schmitzová J, Karaduman R, Gregor I, Enderlein J, Fabrizio P, Lührmann R.
RNA. 2013 Jul;19(7):902-15. doi: 10.1261/rna.039024.113

Reconstitution of both steps of Saccharomyces cerevisiae splicing with purified spliceosomal components.
Warkocki Z, Odenwälder P, Schmitzová J, Platzmann F, Stark H, Urlaub H, Ficner R, Fabrizio P, Lührmann R.
Nat Struct Mol Biol. 2009 Dec;16(12):1237-43. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.1729.

[Trans-acting short interfering RNAs].
Warkocki Z, Figlerowicz M.
Postepy Biochem. 2006;52(3):253-9. Review. Polish.

Leadered Grants:

FUGA grant of the National Science Center (Narodowe Centrum Nauki) – 2012-2015

Selected Awards:

START Scholarship of the Foundation for Polish Science (Fundacja na Rzecz Nauki Polskiej) for outstanding young scientists 2014/2015

Kekule Scholarship of the Foundation of the German Chemical Industry (Fonds der chemischen Industrie) – 2008-2010

Scholarship of the Polish Ministry of Education for outstanding examination grades and scientific achievements – 2006/2007