dr Renata Grochowalska

dr Renata Grochowalska

Office: Campus A-8 Office 503
Phone: +48683282725
Email: r.grochowalska@wnb.uz.zgora.pl


Academic position: Deputy Director of the Institute,
Assistant professor

Research interests

Genetics and Physiology

  • Genetic and physiology of aci+ yeast mutants Sachcaromyces cerevisiae
  • The importance of spectrin in the formation of the immunological synapse
  • Mitochondrial genome of genus Anguis
  • Genetic diversity of the colony of bats (Myotis myotis, Plecotus auritus)


  • 1991 – 1994 Economic Bank in Great Poland, department manager
  • 1994 – 1996 General Secondary School No.3 in Glogow, Poland, biology teacher
  • 1996 – 1997 Wolinski National Park, manager in museum of nature
  • 1997 – 2004 Department of Biology, Institute of Biotechnology and Environmental Protection, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Architecture and Environmental Engineering ,University of Zielona Góra, Poland, assistant
  • 2004 – present Nature Museum, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Zielona Góra, Poland, assistant professor


  • 1991   M.Sc, Biology
    Thesis topic: The impact of industrial emissions Głogów Copper Smelter on the distribution and abundance of gall insects feeding on oak leaves (Quercus robur L.)
  • 1992   Bank School in Poznan
  • 1994   Academy of Finance in Warsaw (postgraduate collage)
  • 2004   Ph.D, Biology
    Dissertation topic: Genetic and physiological analysis of aci+ yeast mutants Sachcaromyces cerevisiae with particular emphasis on EG51 aci+ mutant

Courses taught

  • Genetically modified organisms
  • Genetic markers
  • Plants and animals histology

Professional involvement


  • Katedra Medycyny Sądowej, Zakład Technik Molekularnych, Uniwersytet Medyczny, Wrocław
  • Katedra Genetyki, Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy, Wrocław
  • Instytut Biologii Środowiskowej, Uniwersytet Wrocławski
  • Instytut Genetyki i Mikrobiologii, Uniwersytet Wrocławski
  • Department of Zoology, Comenius University, Bratislava