Subject Area and Research Team: III. Gene expression pattern analysis

Subject Area and Research Team: III. Gene expression pattern analysis

Research topics

1. Alterations of the expression of genes of lipid metabolism in metabolic diseases

2. Changes of gene expression leading to the development of various diseases

3. Lipid metabolism in white adipose tissue


Coordinator #1 Coordinator #2
Name and surname
Tomasz Śledziński
Monika Sakowicz-Burkiewicz
Academic degree Assoc. Prof. Dr. Habil. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Habil.
Employment unit Department of Pharmaceutical Biochemistry Department of Molecular Medicine
Polish Platform of Medical Research Assoc. Prof. Tomasz Śledziński, Dr. Habil. Assoc. Prof. Monika Sakowicz-Burkiewicz, Dr. Habil.
Phone number +48 58 349 14 79 +48 58 349 27 49

photos Paweł Sudara/MUG

Research Team: III. Gene expression pattern analysis

Team Members: III. Gene expression pattern analysis (158 KB)

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Key current projects

1. The alterations of lipid metabolism in colorectal cancer

2. Expression Profiles of Genes Encoding Cornified Envelope Proteins in Atopic Dermatitis

3. Different expression of lipogenic enzymes in different regions of rat subcutaneous fat depot

4. The alterations of Lipid Metabolism in morbid obesity

Key grants

Funding agency/grant number Title of the project Years
1. NCN (Sonata Bis)
The alterations of lipid metabolism in colorectal cancer – their role in the development of disease and the assessment of antiproliferative action of lipid metabolism inhibitors 2017-2021 (ongoing)
2. NCN (Sonata)
Evaluation of the impact of Omega Loop Gastric Bypass on the level of bioactive lipids in the course of morbid obesity 2017-2020

International cooperation

Foreign partner (unit name) Principal investigator(s) Area of cooperation
1. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA Jin Li Gene expression data
2. Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy Valentina Di Felice Adipose tissue metabolism
3. Clinica Pediatrica Unit, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Parma, Italy Carlo Caffarelli Gene polymorphism and expression
4. Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Faidon Magkos Obesity studies

National cooperation

5. University of Gdańsk, Poland Piotr Stepnowski Lipidomics

Key publications

1. Mika A, Kobiela J, Pakiet A, Czumaj A, Sokołowska E, Makarewicz W, Chmielewski M, Stepnowski P, Marino-Gammazza A, Sledzinski T. Preferential uptake of polyunsaturated fatty acids by colorectal cancer cells. Sci Rep. 2020; 10(1): 1954.

2. Trzeciak M, Olszewska B, Sakowicz-Burkiewicz M, Sokołowska-Wojdyło M, Jankau J, Nowicki RJ, Pawełczyk T. Expression Profiles of Genes Encoding Cornified Envelope Proteins in Atopic Dermatitis and Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphomas. Nutrients. 2020; 12(3): 862.

3. Szrok S, Stelmanska E, Turyn J, Bielicka-Gieldon A, Sledzinski T, Swierczynski J. Metallothioneins 1 and 2, but not 3, are regulated by nutritional status in rat white adipose tissue. Genes Nutr. 2016; 11(1): 18.

4. Pakiet A, Wilczynski M, Rostkowska O, Korczynska J, Jabłonska P, Kaska L, Proczko-Stepaniak M, Sobczak E, Stepnowski P, Magkos F, Sledzinski T, Mika A. The Effect of One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass on Branched-Chain Fatty Acid and Branched-Chain Amino Acid Metabolism in Subjects with Morbid Obesity. Obes Surg. 2020; 30(1): 304-312.

5. Li J, Zheng L, Uchiyama A, Bin L, Mauro TM, Elias PM, Pawelczyk T, Sakowicz-Burkiewicz M, Trzeciak M, Leung DYM, Morasso MI, Yu P. A data mining paradigm for identifying key factors in biological processes using gene expression data. Sci Rep. 2018; 8(1): 9083.