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Robert Stryiński


Robert Stryiński, M.Sc., is currently a PhD student at the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology of the University of Warmia and Mazury (UWM) in Olsztyn. In January 2020, he took the position of a research assistant at the Department of Biochemistry. He received a bachelor’s degree in biological sciences in 2015. (major in medical biology), and then in 2017 a master’s degree in biotechnology (major in animal molecular biotechnology), both with honours of the UWM Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology Council.




His most important scientific achievements are related to the biology of the parasitic nematode Anisakis simplex. This issue constituted the subject of his BA (2015) and MA theses (2017). In international cooperation with Prof. Mónica Carrera, R. Stryiński M.Sc. in the course of 4 research internships (Erasmus + in 2017, 2018, 2019 and the Prom Program of the National Agency for Academic Exchange in 2020) at the Institute of Marine Research (IIM) in Vigo, Spain – a unit of the Spanish National Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), the third largest public research institution in Europe, he researched and described the proteome (a set of proteins present in the body at a given time) of A. simplex larvae L3 and L4. R. Stryiński, even at his young age, is already the first and corresponding author of one original publication from the JCR list, as well as the editor of a scientific monograph and author of several chapters in monographs. At the same time, he is the co-author of 8 original works from the JCR list.

Robert Stryiński, M.Sc., participated in four international and four national conferences. Apart from awards for his bachelor’s and master’s theses, R. Stryiński has been awarded twice during Young Scientists Competitions at international conferences (Caparica, Portugal and Warsaw, Poland). R. Stryiński is also a laureate of the prestigious Witold Stefański award, granted by the Polish Parasitological Society for his published, original, and outstanding work in the field of parasitology.


Currently, R. Stryiński is the head of a grant (Preludium) financed by the National Science Centre and works as a PhD scholarship student in another project financed by the National Science Centre. Both grants concern research of A. simplex. Additionally, R. Stryiński, M.Sc., works as a co-researcher in several projects headed by Prof. M. Carrera and financed by Spanish institutions.

Robert Stryiński actively participates in the life of the faculty and university. He is the chairman of the Council of Doctoral Students of the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology and a member of the Scientific Council of the Biological Sciences Discipline of UWM. At the same time, R. Stryiński, M.Sc., was a member of the Faculty Team for Quality Assurance of Education, the Faculty Electoral Committee, and the vice-chairman of the University Appeal Scholarship Committee for PhD students.


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