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Laboratory of Genetic Engineering | Faculty of Chemistry

Laboratory of Genetic Engineering

Last modified: 
2015, March 8 - 9:58pm

HEAD
Prof. dr hab. Piotr Skowron
tel.: (+48 58) 523-52-42
piotr.skowron@ug.edu.pl

RESEARCH AREAS
• Microbial sampling of extreme environments, molecular and biochemical studies
• Protein engineering of restriction endonucleases, cleaving specific DNA sequences
• Development of new genetic engineering technologies
• Research on new method for cancer suppression and cure, including applications of „slow” electrons and other radiation on chemically sensitized DNA
• Synthetic biology – generation of modified genes, gene control systems as well as entire co-regulated genes pathways of industrial application potential
• Novel anti -virus and -bacteria therapies and vaccines based on genetic engineering technologies, including anti-HIV vaccines