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JU Rector meets with the representative of Taipei in Poland

JU Rector meets with the representative of Taipei in Poland

07.03.2024
On 5 March, the Jagiellonian University was visited by a delegation from the Taipei Representative Office in Warsaw, which included the Taipei Representative Sharon S. N. Wu together with her colleagues Corinna Hu and Małgorzata Bartczak. They were received in Collegium Novum by JU Rector Prof. Jacek Popiel and JU Vice-Rector for International Relations Prof. Dorota Malec.
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SOLARIS synchrotron opens a new beamline

SOLARIS synchrotron opens a new beamline

06.03.2024
On 1 March 2024, the official opening ceremony was held in the SOLARIS National Synchrotron Radiation Centre for the POLYX beamline, used in X-ray microimaging and X-ray microspectroscopy in the energy range 4-15 keV. The beamline enables imaging of 2D and 3D structure, elemental distribution, and chemical phases of the investigated samples. The facility was built jointly by the Jagiellonian University, the AGH University of Science and Technology and the Institute of Nuclear Physics of the Polish Academy of Sciences.
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GlycoSHIELD - a revolutionary approach to fast visualization of proteins and sugars

GlycoSHIELD - a revolutionary approach to fast visualization of proteins and sugars

01.03.2024
Dr Mateusz Sikora from the Małopolska Centre of Biotechnology of the Jagiellonian University (JU MCB) has developed a novel approach to predict how sugars form shields around proteins. This new computational approach, GlycoSHIELD, was created as a result of Polish-German collaboration within the framework of the Max Planck Dioscuri programme, in a Dioscuri Centre established in 2023 at the MCB as well as collaboration with the National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm) in Paris and the Academia Sinica (Taiwan).
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Ambassador of Philippines visits the JU

Ambassador of Philippines visits the JU

29.02.2024
On 27 February, a meeting between the Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines Leah M. Basinang-Ruiz and JU Rector Prof. Jacek Popiel was held in the JU Collegium Novum. The meeting was also attended by the cultural attaché of the Philippine Embassy, Chloe O. Silverio, and the JU Vice-Rector for International Relations, Prof. Dorota Malec.
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Rising Star Award for Prof. Marcin Magierowski

Rising Star Award for Prof. Marcin Magierowski

19.02.2024
The Rising Star Awards are conferred by the United European Gastroenterology (UEG) upon the most distinguished young researchers and clinicians. This year’s winners include Prof. Marcin Magierowski from the Chair in Physiology of the Jagiellonian University Medical College.
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American book award for JU musicologist

American book award for JU musicologist

14.02.2024
The book by Prof. Anna G. Piotrowska From Gypsy to Bohemian: A Study of the Musical Rhapsody, published in 2021 by Brepols publishing house as part of the Speculum Musicae series, has won the Alan Walker Book Award. The awarded work attempts to present the overall history of rhapsody and, re-interpreting the origins of the genre, redefine its place in the European culture, not only in the field of music.
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JU biochemists publish an article in CMGH journal

JU biochemists publish an article in CMGH journal

13.02.2024
An article by researchers from the Jagiellonian University Department of General Biochemistry has been published in Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology journal, issued by the American Gastroenterological Association. The title of the paper is 'MCPIP1 inhibits hepatic stellate cell activation in autocrine and paracrine manners, preventing liver fibrosis'.
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