Agata Stępień, PhD

Genomic Regulation Research Group


phone: +48 61 829 1926
office: CAT A213

Agata received her Engineer and MSc degree in biotechnology from the University of Agriculture in Krakow. She then moved to Poznan for her PhD, and worked in the group of Prof. Jarmolowski and Prof. Szweykowska-Kulinska at Adam Mickiewicz University. Her PhD research was focused on the characterization of the crosstalk between the spliceosome and the microprocessor in plants by molecular biology, microscopic and biochemical techniques. After graduating in 2017, Agata got her first Postdoc position in K. Dorota Raczynska’s group to study the role of U7 snRNA in human cells. In 2019, Agata joined STOP lab to investigate transcription termination changes during cancer progression.