Experience

January 2019

Freelance Java Developer at Medutools Sp. z o.o., Kraków, Poland
Creating a java based web application, i.e. a search engine for medical products where the user can search for a medical product and get the list of medical doctors who can prescribe it, and the other way around, the user can type in a medical doctor and find which products the doctor can prescribe, »see project« , »see code«

2015-2019

Chief Product Officer at mReh Sp. z o.o., Kraków, Poland
Responsibilities: management of the mobiReh product, coordination with IT section, product development, writing and editing grant proposals (e.g. Horizon 2020, RPO), writing and editing scientific papers, implementation of the 3D model (which shows exercises for patients) into a desktop Java application, preparation of the user interface, and implementation of the event handling, »see project«

2010-2015

PhD candidate at the Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
Project: Photoconversion of DNA-binding dyes and its application in super- resolution fluorescence microscopy. Supervisor: prof. Jerzy Dobrucki, contact: jerzy.dobrucki@uj.edu.pl, »link to references«, »link to PhD thesis«»link to PhD defense presentation«»see project«

2014

PhD Visiting Student at IMDEA Nanociencia, Madrid, Spain (September-October)
Project: Visualisation of the DNA-binding dyes DAPI, Hoechst, or Vybrant DyeCycle Violet using single molecule localisation microscopy. Supervisor: prof. Cristina Flors, contact: cristina.flors@imdea.org, »link to references«

2014

PhD Visiting Student at the Institute of Molecular Biology, Mainz, Germany (January-February)
Project: Visualisation of the DNA-binding dye Vybrant DyeCycle Violet by means of single molecule localisation microscopy. Supervisor: prof. Christoph Cremer, contact: c.cremer@imb-mainz.de, »link to references«

2005-2010

Masters student at the Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
Project: Investigation of the recruitment process of the protein HP1 to the DNA damage site in a cell nucleus. Supervisor: prof. Jerzy Dobrucki, contact: jerzy.dobrucki@uj.edu.pl

2008

Erasmus Student (July-October) at the Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Project: Studies of the plant plasma membrane proton pumps by X-ray crystallography to identify a regulatory K+ and Rb+ site and the dependence on different concentrations of various factors. Supervisor: prof. Poul Nissen, contact: pn@mb.au.dk, »link to references«

Education

2018-present

Self-studying: Programming in Java

Java, JavaEE, SQL, HTML, CSS, Git, Maven, Bootstrap

2010-2015

PhD in Biophysics at the Jagiellonian University

Division of Cell Biophysics, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology. Supervisor: prof. dr hab. Jerzy Dobrucki, contact: jerzy.dobrucki@uj.edu.pl »link do diploma«

2013-2014

Postrgraduate studies in Project Management

Post-graduate studies in Project Management at Kraków School of Business of the Kraków University of Economics. PRINCE2 Foundation Certificate, »link to diploma« »link to certificate«

2005-2010

Masters in Biophysics at the Jagiellonian University

Division of Cell Biophysics, Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology. Supervisor: prof. dr hab. Jerzy Dobrucki, contact: jerzy.dobrucki@uj.edu.pl, »link to diploma«

Awards and scholarships

2018

50,000 EURO

Awarded by PARP (Inno_LAB) for mReh Sp. z o.o. company for obtaining Seal Of Excellence within Horizon2020 programme.

2017

Seal Of Excellence
Awarded by the European Commission within Horizon2020 programme for mReh Sp. z o.o. company.

2014

Best Presentation at Life Science Open Space
mReh’s project mobiREH was awarded by Klaster Life Science at the Life Science Open Space conference.

2014

Scholarship for an Internship
Scholarship awarded by the
Jagiellonian University to realise scientific project at foreign laboratory. Project realised at IMDEA Nanociencia, Madrid, Spain.

2014

Scholarship for an Internship
Scholarship awarded by the
Jagiellonian University to realise scientific project at foreign laboratory. Project realised at Institute of Molecular Biology, Mainz, Germany.

2014

Pro-quality Scholarship
Scholarship awarded by the Jagiellonian University to 30% top students.

2013

Pro-quality Scholarship
Scholarship awarded by the Jagiellonian University to 30% top students.

2012

Doctus Doctoral Scholarship
Scholarship awarded within the regional program of Małopolskie Centrum Przedsiębiorczości.
Project realised: Photoconversion of DNA-binding dyes DAPI and Hoechst as method for measuring the oxidative stress level in live cells. Project realised in collaboration with the biotechnological company BioCentrum sp. z o.o.

2008

Erasmus Scholarship
Project realised in the Department of Molecular Biology, Laboratory of Professor Poul Nissen, at the Aarhus University, Denmark

Communication skills

8-9/10/2014

Poster Presentation, IMC2014: International Microscopy Congress, Prague
Title: UV-activated conversion of Hoechst and DAPI to their green-emitting protonated forms and their application in super-resolution microscopy.

24/05/2013

Oral Presentation, II International Conference of Biophysics Students, Kraków
Title: UV-activated conversion of DNA dyes, Hoechst and DAPI, into blue-excited, green-to-orange emitting forms.

17/05/2013

Oral Presentation, Poznań Days of Cytometry and Immunopathology, Poznań
Title: Photoconversion of the DNA dyes.

20/02/2013

Poster Presentation, XL Jubilee Winter School of WBBiB, Zakopane
Title: UV-activated conversion of Hoechst 33258, DAPI and Vybrant DyeCycle fluorescent dyes into blue-excited, green-emitting protonated forms.

02/02/2012

Oral Presentation, Workshop within the frames of Marie Curie Programme, Kraków
Title: Photoconversion of Hoechst and DAPI. Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013), grant agreement no: 269156 (PIRSES-GA-2010-269156).

27/06/2012

Oral Presentation, CYTO2012, Leipzig
Title: UV-activated conversion of DNA dyes, Hoechst and DAPI, into blue- excited, green-to-orange emitting forms. International Society for Advanced Cytometry.

14/11/2011

Oral Presentation, Cytometry and Biokinetics Laboratory, Novosibirsk
Title: Histone methylation and heterochromatin protein 1 in DNA damage response. Institute of Chemical Kinetics and Combustion of SB RAS.

Publications

2017

Gawrońska A, Żurek-Biesiada D, Rozkocha S, Golec J, Czechowska D, Masloń A. Two Years of Experience in Implementation of the mobiREH Remote Rehabilitation System Supporting Patients and Physiotherapists. Journal of the International Society for Telemedicine and EHealth, 2017, 5, (GKR);e23:(1-4) »link«

2016

Żurek-Biesiada D, Szczurek AT, Prakash K, Best G, Mohana GK, Lee HK, Roignant JY, Dobrucki JW, Cremer C, Birk U. Quantitative super-resolution localization microscopy of DNA in situ using Vybrant® DyeCycle™ Violet fluorescent probe. Data Brief. 2016 Jan 29;7:157-71. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2016.01.041. eCollection 2016 Jun. »link«

2015

Żurek-Biesiada D, Szczurek A, Prakash K, Lee HK, Hagmann M, Dobrucki JW, Birk U, Cremer C. Localization microscopy of DNA in situ using Vybrant DyeCycle Violet fluorescent probe: A new approach to study nuclear nanostructure at single molecule resolution. Exp Cell Res. 2015 Sep 1. pii: S0014-4827(15)30080-X. doi: 10.1016/j.yexcr.2015.08.020 »link«

2014

Szczurek A, Prakash K; Lee HK, Żurek-Biesiada D; Best G, Hagmann M, Dobrucki JW, Cremer C, Birk U. Single molecule localisation microscopy of the distribution of chromatin using Hoechst and DAPI fluorescent probes. Nucleus. 2014; 19;5(4) »link«

2014

Żurek-Biesiada D, Waligórski P, Dobrucki JW. UV-induced Spectral Shift and Protonation of DNA Fluorescent Dye Hoechst 33258. J Fluoresc. 2014 Nov;24(6):1791-801. doi: 10.1007/s10895-014-1468-y. Epub 2014 Oct 14. »link«

2013

Żurek-Biesiada D, Kędracka-Krok S, Dobrucki JW. UV-activated conversion of Hoechst 33258, DAPI, and Vybrant DyeCycle fluorescent dyes into blue-excited, green-emitting protonated forms. Cytometry A. 2013 May;83(5):441-51. doi: 10.1002/cyto.a.22260. Epub 2013 Feb 15. »link«

Courses

2019

Spring Framework Master Class – Learn Spring the Modern Way! Udemy»link« (currently enrolled) (approx. 10 hours)

2019

Java Spring Framework. JavaBrains»link« (approx. 10 hours)

2019

Kurs Spring. JavaStart»link« (currently enrolled) (approx. 30 hours)

2019

Kurs JavaEE. JavaStart»link« (approx. 20 hours)

2019

Bootstrap Tutorial, Derek Banas, »link« (approx. 1 hour)

2019

Spring MVC For Beginners : Build Java Web App in 25 Steps. Udemy, »link« (approx. 6 hrs)

2019

The Java Spring Tutorial. Caveofprogramming, »link« (approx. 26.5 hrs)

2019

Java Programming Masterclass for Software Developers. Udemy, »link« (77.5 hours)

2019

SQL For Data Analysis. Udacity, »link« (approx. 4  weeks)

2019

SQL Essentials. envatotuts+, »link« (2.3 hours)

2019

Intro to HTML and CSS, Udacity, »link« (approx. 3 weeks)

2019

Learn Database Design with MySQL. Udemy, »link« (6.5 hours)

2018

How to use Git and GitHub. Udacity, »link« (approx. 3 weeks)