Paulina Niedźwiedzka-Rystwej

Paulina Niedźwiedzka-Rystwej has graduated from University of Szczecin, Poland obtaining in 2005 MSc degree in biology and simultaneously BSc in English philology, and in 2008 PhD degree in immunology. Her PhD thesis was focused on immune responses and apoptosis in the experimental infection of rabbits with Lagovirus europaeus. Since 2019 she is a leader of the research team of experimental immunology and immunobiology of infectious and cancer diseases at the Institute of Biology of the University of Szczecin, Poland. In her laboratory, projects focused mainly on immune responses, T cell exhaustion, apoptosis and autophagy in viral infections and cancer are conducted. She also is a deputy director of the US Doctoral School. Author and co-author of over 170 scientific papers with a total IF of over 200, on topics related to veterinary immunology, virology and immunobiology of infectious and cancer diseases. Co-author of translations of textbooks on Immunology. Member of the Board of the Polish Society of Experimental and Clinical Immunology. She is an editor of scientific journals, Acta Biochimica Polonica, Journal of Immunological Research and Scientific Reports. Leader and co-executor of KBN, NCN, NCBiR grants in the field of veterinary immunology and infectious diseases in humans. Winner of many scientific awards.