awardMs. Marta Przybyla (a PhD student) and Dr. Arkadiusz Liskiewicz (a postdoctoral scholar) from the Academy of Physical Education and the Silesian Medical University attended the 2017 Miami Winter Symposium (Jan 22-25, 2017) upon receiving Travel Awards funded by the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB).

They extended their stay in Miami to obtain additional research training in our laboratory. They completed an independent research project on the impact of methamphetamine and exercise mimetics on differentiation of neural progenitor cells. In addition, their training included cellular and molecular techniques to evaluate the blood-brain barrier function and integrity. January 22 – February 4, 2017