Tomasz Kamiński PhD
A scientific group leader at the Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw. His research interests are focused on developing microfluidic technologies for ultra-high-throughput screening and single-cell genomics. After having graduated in biotechnology (BSc-2009, MSc-2010) from Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Tomasz completed his Ph.D. research (2010-16) in prof. Piotr Garstecki research group at the Institute of Physical Chemistry of Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland. In 2018-20 he was Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow in prof. Florian Hollfelder group at the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge in the UK, and in 2020 he came back to Poland to set up his research group. Throughout his career, Tomasz also worked at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the University of Oxford and the University of Tokyo. He is an author of 25 research articles and co-inventor of 26 patents and patent applications, many of them being implemented in the industry. Tomasz received multiple important awards for his research and entrepreneurial activities, including Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe – Science and Healthcare List, START Fellowship of the Foundation for Polish Science (with distinction – one of the best four young researchers in Poland), ETIUDA doctoral scholarship of the National Science Centre (1st rank), Innovator of Mazovia Region – 1st place in the category “Innovative Young Scientist”, and Scholarship for Outstanding Young Scientists funded by Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland.