Centre for Interdisciplinary Research
The Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Research is a research and development unit belonging to the John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin. It was established in 2010 and currently operates within the Faculty of Science and Health. The director of the unit is Prof. Maciej Masłyk.
The aim of the Center activity is to support the development of experimental sciences at the Catholic University of Lublin and to organize cooperation of research and development teams working in various fields of science and conducting interdisciplinary research. It serves both the academic community and society throughout the region.
The Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Research consists of seven units equipped with modern research equipment:
- Laboratory of modern synthesis and chemical technology of pharmaceutically active substances, headed by Prof. Oleg Demczuk;
- Laboratory of Bioconrol, Production and Application of Entomopathogenic Nematodes, headed by Dr. Waldemar Kazimierczak;
- Laboratory of Confocal and Electron Microscopy, headed by dr hab. Tomasz Skrzypek;
- Laboratory of X-ray Optics, headed by Dr. Robert Mroczka
- Laboratory of Separation and Spectroscopic Method Applications, headed by Prof. Magdalena Staniszewska;
- Laboratory of Oxidative Stress, headed by dr hab. Agnieszka Ścibior, Prof. KUL;
- Laboratory of Composite and Biomimitec Materials, headed by Dr. Agnieszka Szmagara.
Laboratories conduct research in the fields of chemistry, biology, health care, x-ray optics, medicine, pharmacy, cosmetology, biotechnology, forestry, agriculture and human nutrition.
The Center team supports and promotes the cooperation of KUL with the scientific and economic environment of the region and the country, and closely cooperates with other departments and research units of the University.