Five researchers from the Malopolska Centre of Biotechnology have been awarded an OPUS grant in the 17th edition of this prestigious contest. In total, the scientists from MCB will receive funding of 8 890 208 PLN.
9.8 mln PLN (EPIGENOME) and 11.2 mln PLN (MICROBIOME) from The National Center for Research and Development for two grants coordinated by the scientists from the Human Genome Variation Research Group and Bioinformatics Research Group at MCB!
The scientist from Malopolska Centre of Biotechnology for the second time took part in Malopolska Researchers Night. Eight different teams showed their laboratories and led workshops for young and adults.
Human Genome Variation Research Group studied 113 DNA variants from 46 pigmentation genes in 1,000 Polish individuals to investigate the genetic predisposition to freckles. The Group published in Forensic Science Investigation: Genetics.