Mgr inż. Karolina Knap

E-mail
kknap@agh.edu.pl
Room

Phone
+48 12 617 45 41

ORCID:0000-0002-6018-293X

UNIVERSITY DEGREES
MSc in Biomedical Engineering (2021)
Engineering degree in Biomedical Engineering (2020)
Both from AGH University of Science and Technology, Krakow, Poland

POSITION

Since October 2020 – PhD student at AGH University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Materials Science and Ceramics, Department of Biomaterials and Composites, Krakow, Poland

SCIENTIFIC EXPERIENCE

  • manufacturing and evaluation of polymeric microparticles for drug delivery systems for pulmonary purposes and bone tissue
  • evaluation of durability and degradation kinetics of various polymers
  • determination of cytocompatibility of different biopolymers
  • microbiological tests of bactericidal properties in antibiotic delivery systems physicochemical characterization of various materials (mechanical tests, thermal analysis, degradation studies, Mass Spectrometry)

CURRENTLY REALIZED PROJECTS

  • NCN Opus: 2019/35/B/ST5/01103 (2020-2024) Inhalable polymeric delivery systems of antibiotics and quorum sensing inhibitors for the treatment of respiratory infections