About the Author
Robert Nawrot is an Associate Professor at Department of Molecular Virology, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Poland. Biochemist (Ph.D. in Biology/Biochemistry), Biotechnologist and Molecular Biologists (Biotechnology, M.Sc., B.Sc.), Biologist (habilitation/D.Sc. in biology 2017). Extensive research experience in molecular virology and plant proteomics. Trained in proteomics techniques (protein electrophoresis, chromatography, LC-MS/MS data analysis, Mascot, zymography techniques). PI of several major research grants. Academic teacher in the field of molecular virology, biochemistry, molecular biology. Supervisor of numerous BSc and MSc degree theses, supervisor of Ph.D thesis. Member of INPPO, Polish Proteomics Society, Polish Society for Mass Spectrometry and Polish Biochemical Society. Laureate of TOP 500 Innovators program at UC Berkeley, USA, 2015. Laureate of the Kosciuszko Foundation Fellowship for academic year 2019/2020. His research is focused on plant defense-response against viral and microbial infection using a model of medicinal plant Chelidonium majus (Papaveraceae) and its latex, which contains numerous biologically active substances and plant pathogenesis-related proteins.