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Order No. 17 of the Chancellor (29 April)

Order No. 17 of the Chancellor of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń of 29 April 2020 on the principles of functioning of the administration of the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń and the performance of work duties by non-academic staff between 4 May 2020 and 31 May 2020.

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Announcement by the Rector of NCU

Announcement by the Rector of Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń from 04.03.2020 on the guidelines and recommendations concerning the spread of SARS-CoV-2.

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New Erasmus+ students

During the summer semester 2019/2020, four Erasmus+ students will start the study at our Faculty.
Yasin Ay from Turkey who studies Molecular Biology and Genetics at the Üsküdar University in Istanbul.
Within the KA107 programme three students of Cadi Ayyad University in Marrakesh, Marocco: Jamal Harchi, Siham Wakib and Fatima-Zahraa El Balghiti. The main aim of their visit is to work on the Master thesis under the supervision of dr hab. Maciej Walczak and dr hab. Marcin Koprowski.
We are happy to welcome our new Erasmus+ students!

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Cooperation agreement between NCU and UNBC, Prince George, Canada

In June 2019, our University has signed a cooperation agreement with the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George - Canada. The initiator of the official form of cooperation was our Faculty. The Department of Animal Physiology and Neurobiology (NCU) for several years has been cooperating with the First Nation Studies Department (UNBC) in the field of issues related to the protection of the natural environment, especially in the effects of the electromagnetic field on the environment and human. The persons in charge for this agreement are: Leonel Roldan-Flores and Agnes Pawlowska-Mainville for UNBC and Maria Stankiewicz for NCU. Programs for future cooperation were discussed during the visit of Bjorn Petersen, Manager of International Education at UNBC.

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Prestigious avard for dr Stefany Cardenas Perez

Dr Stefany Cardenas Perez, employed at our Faculty, received the prestigious avard of Mexican Association of the Friends of the Weizmann Institute of Sciences, for her doctoral thesis entitled: "Study of nano mechanical properties at cellurar level and their correlation with physiochemical, biochemical and microstructural changes ". In conjunction with the Mexican Association of the Friends of the Weizmann Institute of Sciences, the Academy has granted, since 1986, the Weizmann Prize for the most outstanding doctoral dissertation undertaken in Mexico by male researchers under 35 or female researchers under 38. Their work must be in the areas of Mathematical or Natural Science https://www.amc.edu.mx/amcen/index.php/awards/the-weizmann-award

Congratulations!

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Studies in our Faculty

The faculty staff consists of internationally recognized researchers collaborating with leading scientific institutions around the world. Our ecologists and evolutionary biologists develop and apply up-to-date methods and cooperate with leading international labs. Our research in the fields of molecular and cellular biology, plant and animal physiology, and microbiology has received international recognition and is embedded in multinational scientific programs. We publish in high-impact journals (eg. Nature, Science, PNAS). In 2016 we obtained the national status of a Laboratory of Genetic Engineering, allowing us to work with genetically engineered  organisms, as well as to teach respective classes.

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Our mission

Biology is much more than a double helix. It is the science about us, as living beings. To understand ourselves we need to know how we function and how we are embedded into the living world around us. We need to explore our evolutionary heritage and how to discover the biological resources that sustain our species.

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