Karolina finished her PhD studies in biological sciences in 2011. Since 2011 she has been working as the researcher and academic teacher at the Department of Cytology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw in Poland. Her scientific interests concern stem cells, regenerative medicine, developmental biology, and ageing. Currently she’s conducting two projects focused on the role of different signalling molecules in the self-renewal and differentiation of pluripotent and mesenchymal stem cells.
Karolina’s also engaged in disseminating knowledge about modern biotechnology (including stem cells) during educational projects and events such as the Festival of Science, the Night of Biology and also by collaborating with media (eg Polish Television, Newsweek Polska). She’s the co-author of the book for teaching biology in high schools (Simply Biology, title in Polish: Biologia. Po prostu). Since 2012 she has also been the tutor of the Students’ Scientific Association of Medical Biology.