1999: degree of habilitated doctor, University of Lodz, most of the experiments constituting the basis for habilitation were carried out in the team of prof. Adam Jaworski (Centre for Microbiology and Virology, Polish Academy of Sciences) and Dr. Johnjoe McFadden (School of Biological Sciences, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK). Title of the dissertation: “Mobile genetic elements of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex as diagnostic and epidemiological tools.”
1990 – 1993 PhD degree in microbiology. University of Lodz, most of the experiments included in the dissertation were carried out in the team of prof. Adam Jaworski (CMiW PAN). Thesis title: “Molecular and genetic studies of fast-growing mycobacteria capable of sterol biotransformation”.
1985 1990: Master’s degree in Microbiology. University of Lodz
2013-present: Director of the Institute of Medical Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences (IMB PAS), Lodowa 106, 93-232 Łódź
2009 – 2012 Deputy Director of IMB PAS, Lodowa 106, 93-232 Łódź
2010-2016; Professor, Faculty of Biology and Agriculture, University of Rzeszów
2008 – present: Professor, Head of the Mycobacterium Genetics and Physiology Laboratory, IMB PAS, Lodowa 106, 93-232 Łódź
2004 – 2008: Head of the Mycobacterium Genetics and Physiology Laboratory, IMB PAS, Lodowa 106, 93-232 Łódź
2002 – 2003: Head of the Laboratory of Genetics, Centre of Microbiology and Virology of Polish academy of Sciences (CMV PAS), Lodowa 106, 93-232 Łódź
1999 – 2002: Fulbright Scholar (9 months) and postdoc in the laboratory of prof. Malini Rajagopalan, Dept. of Biochemistry, University of Texas, Health Center at Tyler, Texas, U.S.A.
1993 – 1999: assistant professor in the group of Prof. Adam Jaworski, CMV PAS, Lodowa 106, 93-232 Łódź
1994 – 1995: JSPS scholarship holder (12 months) in the laboratory of Prof. Yoshikatsu Murooka, Dept. of Fermentation Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan