Pawel K. Mazur

Isoldenstr. Munich, 80804 Germany
Phone: +49 89 4140 6793
Home: +49 171 7575 287 Fax: +49 89 4140 6794
Email:
pawel.mazur@lrz.tum.de www.pawelmazur.org

 

Education

 

10/2005-present

 

PhD, International Max Planck Research School, Technical University of Munich

10/2003-9/2005

 

MSc, Summa cum laude, Molecular biology, Warsaw University

10/2000-9/2003

 

BSc, Summa cum laude; Biology, Warsaw University

9/1996-6/2000

 

Matura (A-levels) Summa cum laude, Janek Bytnar High School

9/1991-6-1998

 

Graduated with distinction, State Music School, piano class

9/1988-6/1996

 

Graduated with distinction, Henryk Sienkiewicz Elementary School

 

Research Experience

 

1/2006-present

 

PhD research at the University Hospital of Technical University of Munich;

Prof. Schmid’s Lab, Notch receptors in development and pancreatic carcinogenesis

6-9/2004

 

Summer Undergraduate Research Program, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York;

Prof. Timmerman’s Lab, miRNA-166 in development of dorsoventral leaf polarity

9/2003-7/2005

 

Bachelor and Masters research at the Dept. of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Warsaw;

Prof. Jerzmanowski’s Lab; Rb and histone H1 in epigenetic regulation of development

6-9/2002

 

Research Internship at the Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Science

4/2000

 

Research Internship at the Faculty of Chemistry; Warsaw University

3/2000

 

Research Internship at the Medical Research Center, Polish Academy of Science

1-2/1999

 

Research Internship at the Institute of Organic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Science

6/1998

 

40th Summer Research School of Physics; Jagiellonian University in Krakow

3/1998

 

Research Internship at The Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology

 

Publications

 

7/2010

 

In situ proteomic analysis of preneoplastic lesions in targeted mouse models of pancreatic cancer using MALDI imaging mass spectrometry,

submitted, co-author

7/2010

 

Identification of Pdx1 expression in the skin discloses different roles of Notch1 and Notch2 in KrasG12D-induced skin carcinogenesis,

in revision, first author

7/2010

 

Notch2 is required for PanIN progression and development of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma,

PNAS, 2010 Jul 12 [Epub ahead of print]; first author

8/2008

 

Conditional ablation of Notch signaling in pancreatic development,

Development, 2008 Aug;135(16):2757-65; Co-author

8/2008

 

Liver-specific inactivation of Notch2, but not Notch1, compromises intrahepatic bile duct development in mice,

Hepatology, 2008 Aug;48(2):607-16.; Co-author

2/2008

 

Notch signaling is required for exocrine regeneration after acute pancreatitis,

Gastroenterology, 2008 Feb;134(2):544-55; Co-author

 

Honors/Awards

 

6/2010

 

European Association for Cancer Research, Meeting Bursary Award

6/2010

 

Hirshberg Award for the best abstract at the Stockholm EPC Meeting 2010

6/2009

 

Conference Scholarship awarded by Keystone Symposia

9/2008

 

EMBO Scholarship for Course in Mouse Anatomy and Embryology

9/2006

 

Conference Stipend awarded by Symposia ‘Horizons of molecular biology’

10/2001-7/2005

 

Ministry of Education Scholarship, granted for highly talented students

12/2003

 

University of Warsaw Best Student Award

5/2002

 

Global Leader Award of The Goldman Sachs Foundation and IIE, London, UK

6/2000

 

First Prize on European Essay Contest

4/2000

 

Laureate of National Biology Olympiad for high school students the top 25

5/1999

 

Second Prize on United Nations Essay Contest

11/1998

 

President of Poland Scholarship for Extraordinary Academic Achievements

9/1998-6/1999

 

Prime Minister Scholarship for the Best High School Student

5/1998; 5/1999

 

Award on 6th and 7th International Competition First step to Nobel Prize in Physics

9/1997-9/2000

 

Polish Children’s Fund Scholarship, only ca. 15 scholarships per year are awarded

1997,1998,1999

 

Awards on the 6th, 7th, 8th All-Poland Research Paper Competition in Physics

 

Other Publications and Presentations

 

6/2010

 

Poster at the European Association for Cancer Research Meeting, Norway

6/2010

 

Poster at the European Pancreatic Cancer Meeting, Sweden

8/2009

 

Talk at the Course Molecular Mechanisms of Signal Transduction and Cancer, Greece

6/2009

 

Poster at the Keystone Symposium Deregulation of Transcription in Cancer, Ireland

2/2008

 

Poster at the International Congress for Integrative Cancer Genomics, Germany

9/2007

 

Poster at the Gordon Conference: Mechanism of Cell Signaling, Oxford, UK

9/2006

 

Poster at the International PhD Student Symposium, Goettingen, Germany

1/2006

 

Article: Evolution of Eukaryotic Nucleus, Biology [review in polish]

6/2005

 

Lecture for Academic Science Television (ATVN): Genes that make man a male [in polish]

3/2005

 

Article: Plasmids & Evolution of Eukaryotic Nucleus, Biology [review in polish]

1/2005

 

Article: Storm of Hormones, Science and life [in polish]

9/2003

 

Poster at the Conference of the Polish Society for Plant Experimental Biology

7/2000

 

Talk at the London International Youth Science Forum, Sponsored by British Council

 

Professional Development

 

3/2010

 

Course in Bioinformatics and Systems Biology, Helmholtz Zentrum, Germany

8/2009

 

FEBS/EACR Course in Molecular Mechanisms of Signal Transduction and Cancer, Greece

7/2009

 

AACR Course in Pathobiology of Cancer, Snowmass - Aspen, USA

9/2008

 

EMBO Course in Mouse Anatomy and Embryology, Croatia

6/2007-3/2009

 

Max Planck Institute Advanced Courses in: Statistics for Biologists, Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorting,

Advanced Light Microscopy, Histological and Immunohistochemical Techniques

9/2005-12/2009

 

Soft skills workshops: Effective Scientific Writing, Project Management, Presentation Skills,

Designing and Presenting a Poster, Intercultural Communication, Getting Funded

10/2003

 

20th European Evolutionary Biology Workshops, Warsaw

9/2003 – 6/2005

 

School of Science - Lecturer and instructor, Warsaw, Poland

5/2002

 

Global Leaders Program Meeting, London, UK

7/2000

 

London International Youth Science Forum, Sponsored by British Council

6/1999

 

European Youth Congress in the Netherlands, Sponsored by European Union

 

Affiliations/Memberships

 

9/2009-present

 

Member of American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

8/2009-present

 

Member of European Association for Cancer Research (EACR)

9/2003-present

 

Founder and Honorary Member of Students Association of Genetics and Epigenetics

6/2002-present

 

Alumnus of Goldman Sachs Foundation Global Leaders Program

1/2003-present

 

Polish Biochemical Society / Federation of European Biochemical Societies

10/2000-present

 

Alumnus Association of Polish Children Found

 

Other skills

 

Š  Language: Polish (native), English (fluent), German (basic), French (basic)

Š  Computer: Mac OS, Win, Linux, office and graphics (MS Office, AI, PS), Internet (HTML, PHP), statistics

    (R, GraphPad), basic bioinformatics and microarrys software, gene set enrichment analysis (GSEA)

 

Interests

 

   Stand-up comedy: Best Stand-up at the 1st, 2nd, 3rd Youth Art Creation Festival “Feta” (1998-2000)

   Theater/acting: Theater workshops-Siemaszkowa’s Theatre (9/1998-6/1999), Rzeszow, Poland

   Music/piano: Member of chorus “Accordare” (1995-2000), Best A cappella (1999), Finished Music School (piano)

   Cybernetics, politics, economy

   Sports: gym/workout, running, swimming

 

Recommendations

 

Roland M. Schmid, MD, Professor, University Hospital of Technical University of Munich

Jens T. Siveke, MD, Assistant Professor, University Hospital of Technical University of Munich,

Reinhard Faessler, MD, PhD, Professor, Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Munich, Germany

Michael Schemann, PhD, Professor, Technical University of Munich, Germany

Andrzej Wierzbicki, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Hans-Joerg Schaeffer, PhD, Coordinator of International Max Planck Research School, Germany

Andrzej Jerzmanowski, PhD, Professor, University of Warsaw, Poland