Researchers from the University of Wrocław receive the Prof. Kazimierz Bassalik Award 

Uniwersytet Wrocławski

Researchers from the Department of Biotechnology at the University of Wrocław has won the Prof. Kazmierz Bassalik main prize, awarded annually by the Committee of Molecular Cell Biology of the Polish Academy of Sciences for the best work of Polish scientists in the field of microbiology.

The award-winning work by scientists from the Department of Molecular Microbiology concerns research on soil bacteria of the genus Streptomyces, known more widely as producers of many substances used as antibiotics, anticancer drugs, antiparasitic drugs and immunosuppressants. 

The paper, ‘Spatial rearrangement of the Streptomyces venezuelae linear chromosome during sporogenic development’, was published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications and is the result of collaboration within the HARMONIA and OPUS projects”.

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