Curriculum vitae


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Marta Xymena Szachniuk
Ewa & Jerzy Popenda
Lukasz and Barbara
9th of February, 1974 (in Poznan, Poland)
married to Igor Szachniuk
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Education
1993 Graduation from the Karol Marcinkowski College in Poznan
1998 M. Sc. Diploma in Computing Science (major: Computer Decision Support Systems), Poznan University of Technology (Automatyczne rozpoznawanie pisma - analiza metod, supervisor: dr Jan Nikisch)
1999 M. Sc. Diploma in Mathematics, Poznan University of Technology (Pewne problemy topologii we współczesnym ujęciu, supervisor: dr Edward Ambrożko)
2005 Ph. D. Diploma with distinction in Computing Science (major: Computational Biology and Bioinformatics), Poznan University of Technology (Combinatorial analysis of 2D-NOESY spectra in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy of RNA molecules, supervisor: prof. Jacek Blazewicz)
2015 Dr. habil. Diploma in Computing Science (major: Bioinformatics), Poznan University of Technology (Computational aspects of NMR-based analysis of RNA structures)

Employment
1998 - 1999 Software Designer in Breitenbach Co., Poznan, Poland
1999 - 2005 Ph.D. student, Institute of Computing Science, Poznan University of Technology, Poland and NMR Based Structural Biology Department of Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen, Germany
2003 - 2005 Research Assistant, Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland
2005 - 2008 Research Assistant, Institute of Computing Science, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
2005 - 2015 Assistant Professor, Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland
2010 - ... Assistant Professor, Institute of Computing Science, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
2011 - ... Head of the Laboratory of RNA Structural Bioinformatics, European Centre for Bioinformatics and Genomics, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
2016 - 2017 Professor, Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland
2018 - ... Professor, Head of the Department of Structural Bioinformatics, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland

Internships
2002 - 2004 NMR Based Structural Biology Department, Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen, Germany, PhD practice within the subject Theoretical calculations for the determination of the optimal minimum set of NMR experimental promoters for structural studies of large nucleic acids
July, 2011, 2013 The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Clayton, Australia, visiting scientist
2010 - 2012 Institute of Systems Analysis and Computer Science "A. Ruberti", National Research Council, Rome, Italy, visiting scientist


Research Interests
Algorithms - theory and applications
Theory of NP-completeness
Mathematical modeling
Combinatorial problems in molecular biology
RNA structure - modeling, analysis and dynamics

Other Interests
Music (singing, playing the guitar), Sports (hiking, cycling, swimming, canoeing),
Theatre, Literature, Usable & Wooden Art, Off-road, Gardening

Past activities
1984 - 1993 scouting (22nd Poznan Scout Team)
1986 - 1989 singing in a primary school choir
1986 - 1987 playing basketball in Olimpia sport club
1991 - 1993 singing in a college choir "Marcinek Singers"
1992 - 1997 playing the guitar in the parish band
2010 - 2012 Sogdiana dance school