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    Izabela Makałowska

    Head of the Department

    Professor

    • joannac
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    Joanna Ciomborowska-Basheer

    Assistant Professor

    PhD

    • miszcz
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    Michał Szcześniak

    Assistant Professor

    PhD

    • al.bryzghalov
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    Oleksii Bryzghalov

    PhD Student

    MSc

    • mrakubiak
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    Magdalena Kubiak

    PhD Student

    MSc

    • elzbieta.wanowska
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    Elżbieta Wanowska

    PhD Student

    MSc

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Rosikiewicz W, Suzuki Y, Makałowska I. OvergeneDB - A database of 5' end protein coding overlapping genes in Human and Mouse. 2017. Nucleic Acids Research; in press

Kubiak MR, Makałowska I. Protein-Coding Genes' Retrocopies and Their Functions. Viruses. 2017;9(4)

Rosikiewicz W, Kabza M, Kosiński JG, Ciomborowska-Basheer J, Kubiak MR, Makałowska I. RetrogeneDB–a database of plant and animal retrocopies. Database (Oxford). 2017;30(1): 341–342.

Makałowski W., Kischka T., Makałowska I. Contribution of transposable elements to human proteins, in Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.; Chichester, UK: 2017.

Sura W, Kabza M, Karlowski WM, Bieluszewski T, Kus-Slowinska M, Pawełoszek Ł, Sadowski J, Ziolkowski PA. Dual Role of the Histone Variant H2A.Z in Transcriptional Regulation of Stress-Response Genes. Plant Cell. 2017 Apr;29(4):791-807.

Kabza M, Karolak JA, Rydzanicz M, Szcześniak MW, Nowak DM, Ginter-Matuszewska B, Polakowski P, Ploski R, Szaflik JP, Gajecka M. Collagen synthesis disruption and downregulation of core elements of TGF-β, Hippo, and Wnt pathways in keratoconus corneas. Eur J Hum Genet. 2017 May;25(5):582-590.

Szczesniak MW, Kabza M, Karolak JA, Rydzanicz M, Nowak DM, Ginter-Matuszewska B, Polakowski P, Ploski R, Szaflik JP, Gajecka M. KTCNlncDB-a first platform to investigate lncRNAs expressed in human keratoconus and non-keratoconus corneas. Database (Oxford). 2017 Jan 10;2017.

Conesa A, Madrigal P, Tarazona S, Gomez-Cabrero D, Cervera A, McPherson A, Szcześniak MW, Gaffney DJ, Elo LL, Zhang X, Mortazavi A. A survey of best practices for RNA-seq data analysis. Genome Biol. 2016 Jan 26;17:13.

Jąkalski M, Takeshita K, Deblieck M, Koyanagi KO, Makałowska I, Watanabe H, Makałowski W. Comparative genomic analysis of retrogene repertoire in two green algae Volvox carteri and Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Biol Direct. 2016; 4;11:35

Galka-Marciniak P, Olejniczak M, Starega-Roslan J, Szczesniak MW, Makalowska I, Krzyzosiak WJ. siRNA release from pri-miRNA scaffolds is controlled by the sequence and structure of RNA. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2016; ;1859(4):639-49

Szcześniak MW, Makałowska I. lncRNA-RNA Interactions across the Human Transcriptome. PLoS One. 2016 ;11(3):e0150353.

Olejniczak M, Urbanek MO, Jaworska E, Witucki L, Szczesniak MW, Makalowska I, Krzyzosiak WJ. Sequence-non-specific effects generated by various types of RNA interference triggers. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2016;1859(2):306-14.

Bryzghalov O, Szcześniak MW, Makałowska I. Retroposition as a source of antisense long non-coding RNAs with possible regulatory functions. Acta Biochim Pol. 2016;63(4):825-833.

Rosikiewicz W, Makałowska I. Biological functions of natural antisense transcripts. Acta Biochim Pol. 2016;63(4):665-673.

Szcześniak MW, Rosikiewicz W, Makałowska I. CANTATAdb: A Collection of Plant Long Non-Coding RNAs. Plant Cell Physiol. 2016 Jan;57(1):e8.

Kabza M, Kubiak MR, Danek A, Rosikiewicz W, Deorowicz S, Polański A, Makałowska I. Inter-population Differences in Retrogene Loss and Expression in Humans. PLoS Genet. 2015 Oct 16;11(10):e1005579.

Kaja E, Szczesniak, MW, Jensen PJ, Axtell MJ, McNellis T, Makalowska I. Identification of apple miRNAs and their potential role in fire blight resistance. Tree genetics & Genomes. 2015;11(1)

Szcześniak M, Yoneda M, Sato H, Makałowska I, Kyuwa S, Sugano S, Suzuki Y, Makałowski W, Kai C. Characterization of the mitochondrial genome of Rousettus leschenaulti. Mitochondrial DNA. 2014 Dec;25(6):443-4.

Kabza M, Ciomborowska J, Makałowska I. RetrogeneDB--a database of animal retrogenes. Mol Biol Evol. 2014 Jul;31(7):1646-8.

Szczesniak MW, Makalowska I. miRNEST 2.0: a database of plant and animal microRNAs. Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Jan;42:D74-7.