Marta Klak, PhD

Marta Klak, PhD

Laboratory manager

Marta completed her MSc studies at the University of Szczecin and defended her doctoral thesis at the Pomeranian Medical Academy in Szczecin, majoring in medical biology. As part of her research, she focused mainly on the molecular mechanisms of autoimmune liver disease. In the years 2013 -2017 she worked as an engineering and technical specialist in the Department of Medical Biology of the Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin. Her duties included, among other things: molecular analysis, data archiving, preparation of reagents and solutions, collection and storage of biological material, preparation of orders and control of the process of their implementation. As part of her academic career, she has received numerous awards for her outstanding scientific achievements and active involvement in student organisations. During her PhD studies, she received a scholarship from the Voivodeship Labour Office in Szczecin. She is a regular participant and speaker at national and international conferences. She has experience in creating and managing a research team. In 2017-2019, she held the position of laboratory manager in the Foundation of Research and Science Development in the “3D Bionic Pancreas” project where she co-created the protocol for isolation of porcine pancreatic islets for the needs of the project. As one of the Foundation's experts, she gave interviews and expert comments on radio and television. At Polbionica, as a laboratory manager, she is responsible for the proper conduct of research work and direct supervision over it. She performs tasks in the scope of: managing a team of scientists and all sub-teams, implementing research projects and analysing the achieved results, performing laboratory work and testing the developed solutions, as well as introducing own innovative ideas. Courses and certificates: 2014 - Quality manager and internal auditor of the quality management system in the testing and calibration laboratory in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025:2005 2014 - Self-presentation and public speaking 2016 - Eukaryotic cell cultures 2017 - Clinical Trials Monitoring Advanced, Soft Communication 2017 - Training for persons responsible for planning and carrying out procedures, experiments and animal euthanasia, PolLASA.