Prof. Natalia Marek-Trzonkowska, director of ICCVS, has been granted the Future Scientist Award 2023 in the category of Woman of Science Who Changes the World.
The award was presented on 20th of October, at a gala during of the 8th Smart Development Forum (8. Forum Inteligentnego Rozwoju) Uniejów 2023. It is an award given to Polish and foreign researchers who are carrying out innovative scientific projects that have the potential for implementation and impact on society. The selection process is multi-stage, and in addition to the scientific and implementation value of the research conducted, the candidate’s popularization of science activities and active cooperation with business are also assessed.
Prof. Natalia Marek-Trzonkowska was awarded for her research on personalized therapy for non-small cell lung cancer, therapy for type 1 diabetes in children using regulatory T cells (Treg) and her open approach to disseminating and popularizing the results of scientific research.
At the same time, a team of ICCVS researchers, Prof. Marek-Trzonkowska, dr Sachin Kote, and dr Jakub Faktor, represented the University of Gdańsk during the event, promoting inventions developed during the implementation of the International Research Agendas project of the Foundation for Polish Science.
A short video report with the participation of dr Kote and dr Faktor can be watched here.
(fot. Forum Inteligentnego Rozwoju)