dr hab. prof. nadzw. Katarzyna Baldy-Chudzik

dr hab. prof. nadzw. Katarzyna Baldy-Chudzik

Office: Campus A-8 Office 120
Phone: +48683287332
Email: k.baldy-chudzik@wnb.uz.zgora.pl


Research interests

The relationships between host organisms and bacteria from genus Escherichia

  • Application of molecular biology techniques in studies on genetic diversity of Escherichia coli
  • Ecology and adaptation of E.coli to various habitats
  • Pathogenic factors and mechanisms of pathogenesis of Escherichia coli

Publications


Affiliations

  • 09/1984 – 01/1986   Department of Foundations of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, Medical University in Wroclaw Poland, assistant researcher
  • 01/1986 – 04/1996   Department of Clinical Immunology, Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy PAN in Wrocław, Poland, assistant researcher
  • 04/1996 – 08/1997   Regional Center of Blood Donation and Treatment in Zielona Góra, Poland, assistant researcher
  • 09/1997 – 09/2001   Department of Microbiology and Genetics, Institute of Biotechnology and Environmental Protection, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Technology, Higher Pedagogic School in Zielona Góra, Poland, assistant professor
  • 10/2001 – 09/2009   Department of Microbiology and Genetics, Institute of Biotechnology and Environmental Protection, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering ,University of Zielona Góra, Poland, assistant professor
  • 10/2009 – 08/2010   Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Zielona Góra, Poland, assistant professor
  • 09/2010 – present   Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Zielona Góra, Poland, associate professor


Education

  • 1984 M.Sc, Biology
    Thesis topic: The reactivity of the immobilized preparations of immunoglobulin G with human serum proteins
  • 1992 Ph.D, Biology
    Dissertation topic: Characteristics of antibodies in highly sensitized patients awaiting renal allograft
  • 2010 Habilitation, Biology
    Dissertation topic: Genetic diversity of commensal Escherichia coli strains in various habitats

University involvement

  • 09/1998 – 06/2000   Deputy Director of the Institute of Biotechnology and Environmental Protection, Higher Pedagogical School in Zielona Góra, Poland
  • 09/1998 – 05/2001   Senate Member of Higher Pedagogical School in Zielona Góra, Poland
  • 05/2001 – 09/2002   Senate Member of University of Zielona Góra, Poland
  • 01/2015 – present   Senate Member of University of Zielona Góra, Poland

Courses taught

  • General genetics
  • Molecular genetics
  • Molecular biology of microorganisms

Professional involvement

  • 1992 – present   Polish Society of Experimental and Clinical Immunology, Regular Member
  • 2000 – present   Polish Society of Microbiologists , Regular Member
  • 2004 – present   Society of Clinical Microbiology, Regular Member