Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2016
    Professor, Silesian University of Technology, Poland

  • Since 2013
    Head of the Department of Data Science and Engineering, Silesian University of Technology

  • Since 2013
    Head of the Upper Silesian Centre for Computational Science and Engineering, Silesian University of Technology

  • 2009 – 2015
    Associate Professor, Silesian University of Technology

  • 2002 – 2003
    Rice University, Houston, USA (2002-2003) Visiting Scholar

  • 1998 – 2008
    Lecturer, Silesian University of Technology

  • 1996 – 1997
    WM Keck Center for Computational Biology, Houston, USA, PhD trainee

  • 1987 – 1996
    Assistant, Silesian University of Technology

Selected publications

  • F Binczyk, W Prazuch, P Bożek, J Polanska: Radiomics and Artificial Intelligence in lung cancer screening. Translational Lung Cancer Research, 2021, 10(2):1186-1199

  • M Pietrowska, A Zebrowska, M Gawin, L Marczak, P Sharma, J Mika, J Polanska, S Ferrone, JM Kirkwood, P Widlak, TL Whiteside: Proteomic profile of melanoma cell-derived sEV in patients’ plasma: a potential correlate of melanoma progression. Journal of Extracellular Vesicles, 2021, 10(4): e12063

  • P Janus, A Toma-Jonik, N Vydra, K Mrowiec, J Korfanty, M Chadalski, P Widlak, K Dudek, A Paszek, M Rusin, J Polanska, W Widlak: Pro-death signaling of cytoprotective Heat Shock Factor 1: up-regulation of NOXA leading to apoptosis in heat-sensitive cells. Cell Death and Differentiation, 2020, 27:2280–2292

  • K Drobin, M Marczyk, M Halle, D Danielsson, A Papiez, T Sangsuwan, A Bendes, M-G Hong, U Qundos, M Harm-Ringdahl, P Wersäll, J Polanska, JM Schwenk, S Haghdoost: Molecular profiling for predictors of radiosensitivity in patients with breast or head-and-neck cancer. Cancers 2020, 12(3):753

  • J Zyla, M Marczyk, T Domaszewska, SHE Kaufmann, J Polanska, J Weiner: Gene set enrichment for reproducible science: comparison of CERNO and eight other algorithms. Bioinformatics, 2019, 35(24):5146-5154

  • A Papiez, M Marczyk, J Polanska, A Polanski: BatchI: Batch effect Identification in high-throughput screening data using a dynamic programming algorithm. Bioinformatics, 2019, 35(11):1885-1892

  • A Chobot, J Stompor, K Szyda, M Sokolowska, G Deja, J Polanska, P Jarosz-Chobot: Remission phase in children diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in years 2012-2013 in Silesia, Poland – an observational study. Pediatric Diabetes, 2019, 20(3):286-292

  • F Binczyk, B Stjelties, C Weber, M Goetz, K Maier-Hein, H-P Meinzer, B Bobek-Billewicz, R Tarnawski, J Polanska: MiMSeg – an algorithm for automated detection of tumor tissue on NMR apparent diffusion coefficient maps. Information Sciences, 2017, 384(4):235-248

  • SM Candéias, J Mika, P Finnon, T Verbiest, R Finnon, N Brown, S Bouffler, J Polanska, C Badie: Low-dose radiation accelerates ageing of the murine T-cell receptor 1 repertoire. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 2017; 74(23):4339-4351

  • A Polanski, M Marczyk, M Pietrowska, P Widlak, J Polanska: Signal Partitioning Algorithm for Highly Efficient Gaussian Mixture Modeling in Mass Spectrometry. Plos ONE, 2015, 10(7): e0134256

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • "CIRCA – Online service for supporting X-ray image-based diagnostics of COVID-19." Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland. Reg. No.: 2/WFSN/2020, 2020 – 2021

  • "CIRCA BIS – intelligent system for CT-based tracking of COVID-19 development and treatment effects as well as assessing the level of pulmonary complications." Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Poland. Reg. No.: 73/WFSN/2020, 2020 – 2021

  • "MiRaSLC – Metabolomics and radiomics signature of early lung cancer, Host institution: National Research Institute of Oncology (consortium leader). Reg. No.: OPUS/14/2017/27/B/NZ7/01833, 2018 – 2021

  • "BiTIMS – Bioinformatics tools for automated detection of tumor and its heterogeneity based on cancer metabolome profiling with imaging mass spectrometry. National Science Centre, Poland. Reg. No.: OPUS 10, 2015/19/B/ST6/01736, 2016 – 2020

  • "OPERRA/VIBRATO – Validation in vivo of immune bioindicators of radiation exposure to use for emergency situations, the determination of health effects and molecular epidemiology." Host institution: CEA Centre d’études nucléaires de Grenoble, France (consortium leader). Reg. No.: CP-CSA, Fission-2013-604984, 2015 – 2017

  • "BIORADINT – Integrative bioinformatics methods for high throughput molecular biology experimental data in the analysis of radiosensitivity of cells and tissues." National Science Centre, Poland. Reg. No.: HARMONIA/2013/08/M/ST6/00924, 2013 – 2016

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering Committee of the Polish Academy of Science, 2016 – 2020

  • Member of the Technical Informatics and Telecommunication Discipline Council, since 2020

Additional qualifications

  • Public Health England, Didcot, UK, consultant, honorary contract, since 2000

  • Medical University of Gdansk, Poland, senior data engineer, 2013, 2021

  • M. Sklodowska-Curie National Research Institute of Oncology, Gliwice, Poland, researcher, 2008

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA, software developer, 2001 – 2002


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