Krzysztof Lesniewicz

Assistant professor
Phone: +48 61 829 5968
Room 1.105a

Short CV
2014 - D.Sc. in Biological Sciences, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan
1998 - PhD in Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan
1989 - M.Sc in Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan

Research interest
Characterization of the proteins involved in poly-ADP-ribosylation
Programed cell death in plant

Classes in Genetic Engineering


Durzynska J, Lesniewicz K, Poreba E (2016) Human papillomaviruses in epigenetic regulations. Mutation Research/Reviews in Mutation Research

Smolarkiewicz M, Skrzypczak T, Michalak M, Lesniewicz K, Walker JR, Ingram G, Wojtaszek P (2014) Gamma-secretase subunits associate in intracellular membrane compartments in Arabidopsis thaliana. Journal of Experimental Botany 65(16), 3015-3027;

Lesniewicz K, Karlowski WM, Pienkowska JR, Krzywkowski P, Poreba E (2013) The plant S1-like nuclease family has evolved a highly diverse range of catalytic capabilities. Plant Cell Physiol 54(7), 1064-1078;

Lesniewicz K, Poreba E, Smolarkiewicz M, Wolff N, Stanislawski S, Wojtaszek P (2012) Plant plasma membrane-bound staphylococcal-like DNases as a novel class of eukaryotic nucleases. BMC Plant Biol 12:195;

Kleine H., Poreba E., Lesniewicz K., Hassa PO., Hottiger MO., Litchfield DW., Shilton BH. and Luscher B. (2008): Substrate-assisted catalysis by PARP10 limits its activity to mono-ADP-ribosylation. Mol. Cell 32(1): 57-69;

Nuc K., Lesniewicz K., Nuc P. and Slomski R. (2008): Yellow lupine cyclophilin interacts with nucleic acids. Protein Pept Lett. 15(7): 719-723;

Nawrot R., Lesniewicz K., Pienkowska J. and Gozdzicka-Jozefiak A. (2007): A novel extracellular peroxidase and nucleases from a milky sap of Chelidonium majus. Fitoterapia 78: 496-501;

Lesniewicz K., Luscher-Firzlaff J., Poreba E., Fuchs P., Walsemann G., Wiche G. and Luscher B. (2005): Overlap of the gene encoding the novel poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase Parp10 with the plectin 1 gene and common use of exon sequences. Genomics 86(1): 38-46;

Yu M., Schreek S., Cerni C., Schamberger C., Lesniewicz K., Poreba E., Vervoorts J., Walsemann G., Grotzinger J., Kremmer E., Mehraein Y., Mertsching J., Kraft R., Austen M., Luscher-Firzlaff J. and Luscher B. (2005): PARP-10, a novel Myc-interacting protein with poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase activity, inhibits transformation. Oncogene 24(12): 1982-1993;

Lesniewicz K., Goraczniak R., Radlowski M., Bartkowiak S. and Augustyniak H. (2003): Detection of three DNA-binding proteins from lupin mitochondria. International Journal of Plant Science, 164(2): 305-311;

Augustyniak H., Lesniewicz K.., Rurek M. (2002): Promoters of higher plants mitochondrial genes. Biotechnologia, 3(58): 61-73;

Wachowiak W., Lesniewicz K., Odrzykoski IJ., Augustyniak H. and Prus-Glowacki W. (2000): Species specific cpDNA markers useful for studies on the hybrydisation between Pinus mugo and Pinus sylvestris. Acta Societatis Botanicorum Poloniae, 69(4): 273-276;

Lesniewicz K. (1999): Eukaryotic plasmids. Postepy Biochem., 45(4): 293-303 (in polish);

Lesniewicz K., Grygorowicz W., Bartkowiak S. and Augustyniak H. (1994): Nonspecific>transmission of the NPTII gene from E. coli helper plasmid to a plasmid of Agrobacterium tumefacienc. Acta Biochem Pol., 41(2): 129-132;

Karpinska B., Lesniewicz K., Pietkiewicz G. and Augustyniak H. (1999): Organisation of 18S, 5S, 4S rRNA genes and the tRNA-like repeat in the mitochondrial genomes of three Lupin species. Acta Biochem Pol., 41(4): 433-440;

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