dr Izabela Kamińska
Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Science (PAS)
SL 4 - Laboratory of Biological Physics
Al. Lotników 32/48,
02-668 Warsaw
Poland

EDUCATION

  • 2010 - 2016 Institute of Physics PAS, Laboratory of Biological Physics, Ph.D. program in physics; Ph.D. thesis: Oxide nanostructures doped with lanthanides and transition metals for biomedical imaging, PhD thesis advisor: Prof. Danek Elbaum. PhD thesis was awarded, with honors by the Scientific Council of the Institute of Physics PAS

  • 2008 - 2010 University of Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski in Warsaw, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences; full-time studies; major: physics; MSc thesis: Optimization of synthesis opto - magnetic ZnO quantum dots for applications bio-sensors; realized in the Laboratory of Biological Physics, Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, MSc thesis advisor: Prof. Danek Elbaum

  • 2007 - 2008 University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics – full-time studies, specialization: teaching physics and mathematics; Thesis: Physics of vibrations and waves teaching in junior high school and secondary school based on experiments; Thesis advisor Prof. Dr Hab. Michał Nawrocki; Completed: pedagogical program

  • PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • July 2018- present ,Institute of Physics PAS, Laboratory of Biological Physics, Position: assistant professor

  • 2010 – June 2018 Institute of Physics PAS, Laboratory of Biological Physics, Position: assistant

  • LANGUAGES

  • English: upper-intermediate

  • Russian: basic

  • COMPUTER SKILLS

  • MS Office, Origin, FullProf, Corel, ZEN, PicoQuant program in confocal microscopy

  • RESEARCH INTEREST AND MASTERED EXPERIMENTAL TECHNIQUES

  • Synthesis of oxide:
  • ZnO, ZnO/MgO, Fe2O3 nanoparticles by sol-gel method,

  • ZnAl2O4, Gd2O3 doped with rare earth ions and transition metals by solution combustion, salt-assisted combustion and aerosols method

  • Surface passivation

  • Characterization techniques, including: photoluminescence, cathodoluminescence , X-ray, TEM, SEM, EDX, AFM, SQUID and confocal microscopy

  • PRIZES AND DISTINCTIONS

  • 16 June 2016, PhD thesis was awarded, with honors by the Scientific Council of the Institute of Physics PAS

  • 13-18 July 2014, recognition a diploma for the presented poster ,, Upconversion/Magnetic nanoparticles: Gd2O3:(Er3+, Yb3+) doped with transition metal ions for biomedical applications at the 17th International Conference on luminescence and optical spectroscopy of condensed matter" in Wroclaw

  • 20 November 2013, recognition a scholarship under the competition for doctoral students the Mazowieckie voivodship

  • 16-19 September 2013, recognition a diploma for the best poster presented at the International Conference EMRS Fall Meeting 2013 in Warsaw, Symposium I: Multifunctional bio-nanomaterials

  • 9-13 April 2011, recognition (diploma and financial prize) at the VII National Student Seminar Science and Technology, ‘BioMediTech - Research and Innovations’ in Sopot, for the the oral presentation entitled: Optimization of up-conversion spinels (Er, Yb) obtained by Microwave - induced solution combustion synthesis

  • 27-28 October 2011, receipt of a gold medal ‘Innovation 2011’ and diploma at the Industrial Technology, Science and Innovation TECHNICON-INNOVATION Fair in Gdansk for the scientific report entitled: Elaboration of the technology of obtaining up-converting spinels ZnAl2O4 doped rare earth ions Er3+, Yb3+ via aerosol synthesis method for biomedical applications

  • INVITED ORAL PRESENTATIONS

  • 15-18 September 2014, a lecture at the International conference EMRS Fall Meeting 2014 in Warsaw, at the session E: Bio Nanomaterials and regenerative medicine: Synthesis and properties of spherical Gd2O3: Er, Yb, Mo nanoparticles obtained by the precipitation method for biological applications

  • 8 April 2014, a lecture on ,, Nanotechnology Day "at the Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences: Nanoparticles for applications in biology and medicine

  • 7-8 May 2014, a lecture at the VI Conference of Quantum semiconductor nanostructures for applications in biology and medicine, Institute of Physics PAS, Designing of semiconductor biosensor for applications in biology and medicine

  • 14-15 June 2013, Synthesis and properties of nanoparticles based on gadolinium oxide for applications in biology and medicine, Doctoral Symposium, Mądralin, Poland

  • 10-16 February 2013, oral presentation: Optimization of spinels and garnets for applications in biology and medicine, V Winter Biophysical Workshops Molecular Division of Biophysics WF UAM, Sienna Czarna Góra, Poland

  • 29 January - 4 February 2012, oral presentation: Elaboration biosensors based on ZnAl2O4 spinel nanoparticles doped with lanthanides and transition metals of groups, V Winter Biophysical Workshops Molecular Division of Biophysics WF UAM, Sienna Czarna Góra, Poland

  • 15 May 2012, oral presentation: Optimization of biosensor based on ZnAl2O4 spinel nanoparticles doped with lanthanides and transition metals of groups; Seminar Condensed Matter Physics, Institute of Physics Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw

  • PARTICIPATION IN PROJECTS

  • Participation in the project "Development of the cluster of Biomedical Engineering Center" co-financed by European Union funds under the Operational Programme Innovative Economy (project number UDA-POIG.05.01.00-00)

  • Participation in the project "Quantum semiconductor nanostructures for applications in biology and medicine - the development and commercialization of new molecular diagnostics equipment generalization based on the new Polish semiconductor devices" implemented under Economy Operational Program 2007-2013 (project no. POIG.01.01.02-00-008/08)

  • Participation in the project OPUS 4 of the National Center for Science: Spinels (Zn, Mg)Al2O4 as up-converting markers of tumor cells: synthesis, properties and physical mechanisms of transfer energy and their biological functionalization, under the direction prof. dr hab. Andrzej Suchocki




  • Publikacje



    Single step synthesis of Er3+ and Yb3+ ions doped molybdate/Gd2O3 core-shell nanoparticles for biomedical imaging
    Izabela Kaminska, Danek Elbaum, Bozena Sikora, Przemysław Kowalik, Jakub Mikulski, Zofia Felcyn, Piotr Samol, Tomasz Wojciechowski, Roman Minikayev, Wojciech Paszkowicz, Wojciech Zaleszczyk, Maciej Szewczyk, Anna Konopka, Grzegorz Gruzeł, Mirosława Pawlyta, Mikołaj Donten, Kamil Ciszak, Karolina Zajdel, Małgorzata Baniewicz, Piotr Stępień, Mariusz Łapiński, Grzegorz Wilczyński and Krzysztof Fronc
    Nanotechnology 29 025702 (19pp) (2018)
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    Mammalian cell defence mechanisms against the cytotoxicity of NaYF4:(Er,Yb,Gd) nanoparticles†
    B. Sikora, P. Kowalik, J. Mikulski, K. Fronc, I. Kamińska, M. Szewczyk, A. Konopka, K. Zajdel, R. Minikayev, K. Sobczak, W. Zaleszczyk, A. Borodziuk, J. Rybusiński, J. Szczytko, A. Sienkiewicz, T. Wojciechowski, P. Stępień, M. Frontczak-Baniewicz, M. Łapiński, G. Wilczyński, W. Paszkowicz, A. Twardowski and D. Elbaum
    Nanoscale (2017)


    Upconversion fluorescence imaging of HeLa cells using ROS generating SiO2-coated lanthanidedoped NaYF4 nanoconstructs
    Przemysław Kowalik, Danek Elbaum, Jakub Mikulski, Krzysztof Fronc, Izabela Kamińska, Paulo C. Morais,bc Paulo Eduardo de Souza, Rodrigo Barbosa Nunes, Fabiane Hiratsuka Veiga-Souza, Grzegorz Gruzeł, Roman Minikayev, Tomasz Wojciechowski, Ewa Mosiniewicz-Szablewska, Maciej Szewczyk, Mirosława Pawlyta, Andrzej Sienkiewicz, Mariusz Łapinski, Karolina Zajdel, Piotr Stepień, Jacek Szczepkowski, Włodzimierz Jastrzebski,Małgorzata Frontczak-Baniewicz, Wojciech Paszkowicza and Bozena Sikora
    RSC Adv., 2017, 7, 30262 (2017)


    Upconverting/magnetic: Gd2O3:(Er3+,Yb3+,Zn2+) nanoparticles for biological applications: effect of Zn2+ doping
    I. Kamińska, K. Fronc, B. Sikora, M. Mouawad, A. Siemiarczuk, M. Szewczyk, K. Sobczak, T. Wojciechowski, W. Zaleszczyk, R. Minikayev, W. Paszkowicz, P. Stępień, P. Dziawa, K. Ciszak, D. Piątkowski, S. Maćkowski, M. Kaliszewski, M. Włodarski, J. Młyńczak, K. Kopczyński, M. Łapiński,D. Elbaum
    RSC Adv., 2015,5, 78361-78373 (2015)
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    Synthesis of ZnAl2O4:(Er3+,Yb3+) spineltype nanocrystalline upconverting luminescent marker in HeLa carcinoma cells , using a combustion aerosol method route
    Izabela Kamińska, Krzysztof Fronc, Bożena Sikora, Kamil Koper, Roman Minikayev, Wojciech Paszkowicz, Kamil Sobczak, Tomasz Wojciechowski, Mateusz Chwastyk, Anna Reszka, Bogdan J. Kowalski, Piotr Stępień, Danek Elbaum
    RSC Advances, 2014, 4, 56596-56604 (2014)
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    Extended-gate field-effect transistor (EG-FET) with molecularly imprinted polymer (MIP) film for selective inosine determination
    Iskierko Z., Sosnowska M., Sharma P.S., Benincori T., D'Souza F., Kaminska I., Fronc K., Noworyta K.
    Biosens Bioelectron. Volume 74, 15 December 2015, Pages 526–533 (2015)
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    Fluorescence resonance energy transfer between ZnO/MgO/carboxymethyl-b-cyclodextrin and Nile Red in HeLa cells – biosensing applications
    B. Sikora, K. Fronc, I. Kamińska, K. Koper, M. Chwastyk, P. Stępień, W. Paszkowicz, T. Wojciechowski,K. Sobczak, D. Elbaum
    RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 1323 (2015)
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    Thermoluminescent properties of Mn-doped YAP synthesized by the solution combustion method
    Ya. Zhydachevskii, I. Kamińska, K. Fronc, A. Reszka, W. Paszkowicza, S. Warchol, M. Berkowskia, D. Elbaum, A. Suchocki
    Optical Materials, Volume 37, November 2014, Pages 125–131 (2014)
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    Transport of NaYF4:Er3+, Yb3+up-converting nanoparticles into HeLa cells
    Bożena Sikora, Krzysztof Fronc, Izabela Kaminska, Kamil Koper, Sebastian Szewczyk, Bohdan Paterczyk, Tomasz Wojciechowski, Kamil Sobczak, Roman Minikayev, Wojciech Paszkowicz, Piotr Stępień, Danek Elbaum
    Nanotechnology (2013)
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    Novel ZnO/MgO/Fe2O3 composite optomagnetic nanoparticles
    Izabela Kamińska, Bożena Sikora, Krzysztof Fronc, Piotr Dziawa, Kamil Sobczak, Roman Minikayev, Wojciech Paszkowicz, Danek Elbaum
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter (2013)
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    The growth Kinetics od colloidal ZnO nanoparticles in alcohols
    B. Sikora, K. Fronc, I. Kamińska, A. Baranowska-Korczyc, K. Sobczak, P. Dłuzewski, D. Elbaum
    J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technology 61, 197-205, 2012 (2012)
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    A method for producing nanoparticles of lumienscence-magnetic properties and nanopowder produced by this method
    I. Kamińska, K. Fronc, B. Sikora, D. Elbaum
    getting a patent (Patent No. P.401873) December 3, 2012 (2012)

     
    Projekt i wykonanie - Bartłomiej S. Witkowski 2010 Instytut Fizyki Polskiej Akademii Nauk