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Bio4med | Selected Candidates

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie COFUND grant agreement No 665735.

Bio4Med: International PhD Program
in Biological Bases of Human Diseases


The list of selected candidates:

Project No

Name of selected candidate

PhD Project Title


Kacper Walentynowicz


Epigenetic mechanisms associated with reprogramming of tumor infiltrating microglia/macrophages into pro-tumorigenic cells.


Siranjeevi Nagaraj

Profiling microRNA expression in lymphocytes from patients with early Alzheimer's disease: search for disease mechanisms and early biomarkers


Roberto Pagano

The role of Arc protein in the regulation of alcohol addiction-related behaviors


Benjun Ji


Pharmacologically controlled BDNF gene therapy: a novel approach of optimized neurotrophin delivery for spinal cord injury


Ana Martin  Gonzalez

Architectural remodeling of the neuronal cell nucleus in Rett syndrome


Svitlana Antoniuk

Cooperative involvement of 5-HT4 and 5-HT7 serotonin receptors and extracellular matrix modifiers in synaptic plasticity underlying the pathogenesis of depression


Mona Nazzal

Studies on afferents crucial for locomotor recovery after spinal cord injury


Solomiia Boyko

Molecular basis of tauopathies: Role of prion protein and other cellular cofactors


Ilke Guntan

The role of ZF5 motif in the regulation of genes with circadian rhythm disrupted in epileptic animals


Marcin Pęziński

The role of Amyloid precursor protein (APP) differential processing in neuromuscular junction development and in the pathology of inclusion body myositis


Anastasiia Bohush


Involvement of novel Hsp90 co-chaperones, Sgt1 and CHP-1, in Parkinson’s disease


Ninad Shendye

Cortical network reorganization following focal retinal damage


Hanan Khaled Farahat


Novel regulators of cilia motility


Olena Karatsai


Development and evaluation of metabolic multimodality therapies against neurological tumors based on arginine deprivation


Sai Santosh Babu Komakula

Metabolic regulation of the DNA damage response in pancreatic beta cells in different models of type 2 diabetes


Daria Rotko

Role of mitochondrial potassium channels in neuroprotection


Viktor Navrulin

Role of stearoyl-CoA desaturase in cardioprotective effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids


Vasylyna Kovalchuk


Vesicular transport machinery in trafficking of ATB(0,+) - amino acid transporter up-regulated in malicious cancer cells


Miguel  Lermo Jiménez

Relationship between nuclear actin dynamics and chromatin organisation

20 Orest Matveichuk Palmitoylated proteins of plasma membrane domains as regulators of TLR4 signaling


Iryna Kamienieva

Mitochondrial physiology in cells derived from patients with neurodegenerative diseases, in particular: familial form of Parkinson Disease

22 Orest Matveichuk Precision medicine-guided synthetic lethality to eradicate quiescent and proliferating leukemia stem cells: molecular mechanisms and therapeutic applications

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