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Leader: Szczepan Zapotoczny, Professor
room: D1-27


Areas of research:

  • nanostructural polymeric materials for photochemical and biomedical applications,
  • usage of Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) as a primary technique in nanotechnology of soft matter,
  • energy/electron transfer processes in the confined environments,
  • single-molecule electron transfer process,
  • photosensitized reactions in the polymeric nanoreactors,
  • photochemistry and photophysics of selected compounds (e.g. Excited-State Proton Transfer),
  • contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI),
  • novel thermoelectric materials.

Leader: Krzysztof Szczubiałka, Professor
room: D1-34


Areas of research:

  • polymers controlling blood coagulation – polymeric anticoagulants and polymeric antidotes of anticoagulants,
  • photoresponsive polymers for photopharmaceutical applications,
  • pegylated block copolymers for biomedical applications,
  • hybrid and polymeric photocatalysts for water purification, floating photocatalysts,
  • photochemical molecular imprinting of molecules of biomedical interest, selective photoimprinted adsorbents,
  • polymeric cell culture supports for tissue engineering, protein-functionalized supports, photocrosslinkable supports.

Leader: Anna Karewicz, PhD, DSc
room: D1-30

Areas of research:

  • charged liposomes as carriers for biologically active molecules,
  • hydrogel micospheres of films from natural biocompatible polymers for sustained and/or controlled release of drugs,
  • stimuli-responsive polymers for controlled drug delivery and tissue engineering.

Leader: Mariusz Kępczyński, PhD, DSc
room: D1-29

Areas of research:

  • porphyrins with covalently attached polymer chains as sensitizers in Photodynamic Theraphy (PDT),
  • liposome-photoactive polymer hybride photosensitizers,
  • vesicles as drug vehicles,
  • nanocapsules and nanoparticles made from silica and silicone materials.

Leader: Dorota Jamróz, PhD
room: D1-26

Areas of research:

  • structure and properties of surfactant bilayers,
  • interaction of small molecules of biological interest with surfactant or lipid bilayers,
  • parametrization of the force field for functional groups which are common constituents of ionic surfactants.

Leader: Joanna Lewandowska-Łańcucka, PhD, DSc
room: D1-28

Areas of research:

  • silica nano- and microstructures,
  • surfactant stabilized vesicles and liposomes as carriers for biologically active molecules,
  • magnetic microspheres from silica precursors for biomedical applications.

Leader: Łukasz Łapok, PhD
room: D1-28

Areas of research:

  • synthesis of organic dyes with the porphine skeleton,
  • synthesis of boron-compounds for biomedical applications,
  • custom organic synthesis.