Przemysław Płociński, PhD
Involved in: Proteomics, RNA metabolism in Mycobacteria
Academic and Research Career:
2011 – present – Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics Polish Academy of Sciences, Postdoc, Laboratory of RNA Biology and Functional Genomics, supervised by dr Andrzej Dziembowski
2011 – 2012 – Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics at the University of Lodz, postgraduate study in informatics (database administration and design, network composition, web design and object based computer programming) – diploma
2011 – Institute of Medical Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences in Lodz – Ph. D. degree in medical biology specialized in microbiology, with honours;
2011 – EMBO practical course in Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
2007 -2010 University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler, predoctoral fellowship, Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology, supervised by Prof. Malini Madiraju
2002-2007 – Faculty of Biology and Environmental Protection at the University of Lodz – Master of Science in biology, specialized in microbiology Thesis title: “The effect of prolactin on the replication of Toxoplasma gondii”
2006 – IAESTE student exchange program, National Reference Center for Salmonella and other Enterics at Robert Koch Institute, Wernigerode, Germany, in Prof. Helmut Tschape’s group
Mycobacterium tuberculosis CwsA overproduction modulates cell division and cell wall synthesis.
Plocinski P, Martinez L, Sarva K, Plocinska R, Madiraju M, Rajagopalan M.
Tuberculosis. 2013 in press, for Dec issue.
Mycobacterium tuberculosis CwsA interacts with CrgA and Wag31, and the CrgA-CwsA complex is involved in peptidoglycan synthesis and cell shape determination.
Plocinski P, Arora N, Sarva K, Blaszczyk E, Qin H, Das N, Plocinska R, Ziolkiewicz M, Dziadek J, Kiran M, Gorla P, Cross TA, Madiraju M, Rajagopalan M.
Journal of Bacteriology. 2012 Dec 194(23):6398-6407.
Septal localization of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis MtrB sensor kinase promotes MtrA regulon expression.
Plocinska R, Purushotham G, Sarva K, Vadrevu IS, Pandeeti EV, Arora N, Plocinski P, Madiraju MV, Rajagopalan M.
Journal of Biological Chemistry. 2012 Jul 6;287(28):23887-23899.
Characterization of CrgA, a new partner of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis peptidoglycan polymerization complexes.
Plocinski P, Ziolkiewicz M, Kiran M, Vadrevu SI, Nguyen HB, Hugonnet J, Veckerle C, Arthur M, Dziadek J, Cross TA, Madiraju M, Rajagopalan M.
Journal of Bacteriology. 2011 Jul;193(13):3246-3256.
Mycobacterium tuberculosis ClpX interacts with FtsZ and interferes with FtsZ assembly.
Dziedzic R, Kiran M, Plocinski P, Ziolkiewicz M, Brzostek A, Moomey M, Vadrevu IS, Dziadek J, Madiraju M, Rajagopalan M.
PLoS One. 2010 Jul 6;5(7):e11058.
The effect of prolactin (PRL) on the growth of Toxoplasma gondii tachyzoites in vitro.
Dzitko K, Gatkowska J, Płociński P, Dziadek B, Długońska H.
Parasitology Research. 2010 Jun;107(1):199-204.
Prolactin as a modulator of antiparasitic immunity.
Płociński P, Dzitko K, Długońska H.
Annals of Parasitology former Wiadomości Parazytologiczne (Polish). 2007;53(4):263-70