About
Iwona Wójcik

Iwona Wojcik obtained her Master of Science degree in Biotechnology and she continues her scientific career as a PhD student in the Center of Proteomics and Metabolomics at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and an early-stage researcher in Genos Ltd. She is passioned about the relationships between glycosylation of immunoglobulins (IgGs) and immune response. She investigates the glycosylation of total serum IgG for disease monitoring in allo- and autoimmune disorders affecting the blood and circulatory system. Moreover, she is gaining experience in LC-MS N-glycan analysis for developing comprehensive analytical methodologies to map the protein glycosylation.

 

Health

The Sweet Secret of a Healthy Pregnancy

Scientists discovered that sugars attached to the immune cells may be the reason behind improvement of the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis during pregnancy.

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Lifestyle

Gut Microbiota Proves That One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Treasure

The trillions of bacteria that live in our gut work together with our immune system to protect us from harm

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