On 12 of January 2022, Rector of the University of Wrocław, prof. dr hab. Przemysław Wiszewski signed an agreement with the Ludwik Hirszfeld Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy of the Polish Academy of Sciences, represented by prof. dr hab. Andrzej Gamian for the joint implementation of scientific research and teaching.
The agreement provides for, among others, joint participation in research projects, cooperation in the organisation of meetings and conferences, making available space for research at the Institute for students and doctoral students, co-organization of student internships and demonstrations.
On the part of the University of Wrocław, the person who exercises formal supervision over the implementation of the agreement is prof. dr hab. n. biol. inż. Marcin Kadej, dean of the Faculty of Biological Sciences UWr, while the person who exercises substantive supervision is prof. dr hab. Gabriela Bugla-Płoskońska, head of the Department of Microbiology.
The agreement results from 20 years of fruitful scientific and didactic cooperation between the Faculty of Biological Sciences with IITD PAN in Wrocław. Signing a formal agreement opens up completely new opportunities for cooperation. The agreement gives a chance for the development of both units in terms of science and training new staff in the discipline of biological sciences.
Translated by Agnieszka Borgul (student of English Studies at the University of Wrocław) as part of the translation practice.