Grzegorz Wegrzyn (University of Gdansk)

Grzegorz Wegrzyn obtained his PhD degree in 1991 at University of Gdansk (Poland). Then, he was a research fellow at University of Nottingham (UK), and a post-doctoral researcher at University of California at San Diego (USA). Since 1996 he is a Professor and Head of Department of Molecular Biology at the University of Gdansk (Poland). His research is focused on regulation of gene expression and DNA replication, control of development of bacteriophages, and mechanisms and new treatment methods of human genetic and neurodegenerative diseases. He supervised 54 PhD theses, led over 30 research projects, and published over 400 scientific articles. He is an editor in several scientific journals.