Participation in European Community Framework Programs

Ready-to-eat food for breakfast and sport with high content of nutraceutics preventing disease and promoting public health. NUTRA-SNACKS,  http://www.mlib.cnr.it/nutra-snacks/

Healthy Feed for Safety – Dissemination of research results of EC funded research on feed quality. FEED-SEG, (partner) http://www.feed-seg.net/

Impact of new technologies on the health benefits and safety of bioactive plant compounds, COST 926 action, http://www.uochb.cas.cz/Zpravy/COST_926/

7th Framework Program
Strengthen IUNG’s proficiency on “Managing the Production of Food and feedstuff, their safety and quality under global Climatic Change, PROFICIENCY, (coordinator) www.proficiency-fp7.eu

Edible, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (EMAP) – PEOPLE MARIE CURIE ACTIONS, International Research Staff Exchange Scheme, Call: FP7-PEOPLE-2009-IRSES, partner 2010-2012


Safe Food for Europe - Dissemination of research results of EC funded research on food safety. FOOD-SEG, (partner) 2011-2014

Optimizing Subsidiary Crop Applications in Rotations. OSCAR (partner)n 2012-2015

Awards

  • Group award for the study on chemotaxonomy in Trigonellae, Polish Academy of Sciences, 1989
  • Prize winner of the Foundation for Polish Science - Nutris 95, 1995
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  • Award for the studies on plant saponins, Polish Academy of Sciences, 2001

Supervising PhD students (awarded)

  • G.O. Igile, Department of Biochemistry, University of Ibadan, Nigeria: Phytochemical and biological studies on some constituents of Vernonia amygdalina leaves
  • A. Stochmal,  Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, Poland: Cyanogenic glucosides of white clover (Trifolium repens) varieties
  • M. Junkuszew, Department of Biochemistry, Institute of soil Science and Plant Cultivation, Poland: Saponins from amaranth (Amaranthus cruentus) and their biological activity 
  • J. Nowacka-Zaborska, Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, Poland: Zanhic acid tridesmoside, occurence and biological activity
  • D. Dietrych-Szostak, Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, Poland: Flavonoids from buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) seeds and their antioxidant activities
  • M. Sitek, BIOWET, Pulawy Inc.: Saponins and phenolics of Yucca schidigera Roezl
  • I. Kapusta, Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, Poland: Saponins from aerial parts of Medicago  truncatula – isolation and chemical composition

  • J. Krzyzanowska, Department of Biochemistry, Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation, Poland: Phenolics from mint (M. longifolia and M. x piperita) in field grown plants and in vitro cultures.

Professional Societies membership   

Phytochemical Society of Europe - Committee member (1994-1998),  General Secretary 2002-2007, V-ce Chairman 2008-2010, Chairman 2010-2012 (  http://www.phytochemicalsociety.org )
Polish Phytochemical Society - Secretary, 1995
Polish Biochemical Society - member
Allelopathy Journal - Editorial board member
Phytochemistry Reviews - Editorial board member http://www.kluweronline.com/issn/1568-7767/current
Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment - Regional Editor http://www.isfae.org/scientificjournal.php
Phytochemistry Letters - Editorial Board Member http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/18743900
International Allelopathy Society - founding  member (http://www-ias.uca.es/)               (http://www.ashland.edu/~jweiden/ids350/newslett.2002.htm )
Member of  the Domain Committee “Food and Agriculture” COST, Brussels
Member of the Committee for the Physiology, Genetics and Plant Breeding, Polish Academy of Sciences
Member of the Committee for the Plant Cultivation, Polish Academy of Sciences
Corresponding member of Polish Academy of Sciences (2010-)

Biographical notes

Who’sWho in the World, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th Edition
Who’sWho in Science and Engineering, 5th, 6th Edition
Who’sWho in Polish Botany, Szafer Institute of Botany, Polish Academy of Science, Kraków, 1995 (in Polish)
International Biographical Center, Cambridge – Outstanding People of the 20th Century 1999, 1st Edition
Biographical Dictionary: The Living Polish Scientists, OPI Warsaw, 2000, (in Polish)
Golden Book of Polish Science 2000-Scientists at the Turn of the Century, HELION Gliwice 2001, (in Polish)
International Biographical Center, Cambridge – Living Science – Vol. 001. (Sara Rains Ed.)
Who’sWho in European Research and Development, 3rd Edition