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Dr Magdalena Wyszkowska-Kolatko


Dr Magdalena Wyszkowska-Kolatko is a Cosmetology graduate from the Faculty of Pharmacy of the Jagiellonian University Medical College. During her studies, she was a member of the CYTOGENOM Biochemical and Biotechnology Study Group. In 2014, she successfully defended her MA thesis entitled Działanie i bezpieczeństwo stosowania substancji naturalnych w chorobach skóry [Activity and safety of natural substances in skin diseases] and in the same year enrolled in a PhD programme at the Faculty of Pharmacy of the Jagiellonian University Medical College. As a PhD student, she actively participated in the organisational and research work of the Department of Pharmaceutical Biochemistry of the Jagiellonian University Medical College. For many years, she has been a dedicated teacher of pharmacy and cosmetology students. For 5 years, she has carried out research on biological activity and safety of natural substances in cosmetology using alternative methods, mainly normal and cancer cell cultures. In 2020, she was awarded a PhD degree having successfully defended her PhD dissertation entitled Ocena aktywności biologicznej in vitro wyciągów z wąkroty azjatyckiej [Evaluation of in vitro biological activity of extracts of centella asiatica].

For 4 years, Dr Magdalena Wyszkowska-Kolatko managed her own research project funded from a special-purpose grant for young researchers under the statutory grant of the Jagiellonian University Medical College. She has been a co-investigator under two NCN-funded research grants and commercial project (“Innovation Voucher”). Magdalena has presented her research results at numerous conferences in Poland and abroad and was awarded for them. She is an author of many scientific papers and publications for the general public. She has worked as an editor of the portal and lecturer at the ŻAK school in Krakow. She has completed many training courses organised by the Academic Teaching Excellence Centre of the Jagiellonian University to improve her teaching techniques and a teacher training programme. She has often co-organised the Małopolska Researchers’ Night, as well as the Science to Business Conference. She has been a member of the Polish Pharmaceutical Society for many years.

Since June 2020, Dr Magdalena Wyszkowska-Kolatko has been employed as a scientific coordinator for Life Sciences at the National Science Centre.

Her hobbies include sports, literature and film.