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Krzysztof Zienkiewicz

Education

Ph.D in Biology, Department of Cell Biology, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland, 2007

Current position

Marie Currie Fellow at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA

Publications (since 2005)

  1. Zienkiewicz, K., Alche, J. D., Zienkiewicz, A., Tormo, A. and Castro, A. J. (2015). Identification of olive pollen allergens using a fluorescence-based 2D multiplex method. Electrophoresis. (Epub ahead of print)
  2. Zienkiewicz, A., Zienkiewicz, K., Florido, F., Marco, F. M., Romero, P. J., Castro, A. J. and de Dios Alche, J. (2014). Chip-based capillary electrophoresis profiling of olive pollen extracts used for allergy diagnosis and immunotherapy. Electrophoresis 35(18): 2681-2685.
  3. Zienkiewicz, A., Zienkiewicz, K., Rejon, J. D., Alche Jde, D., Castro, A. J. and Rodriguez-Garcia, M. I. (2014). Olive seed protein bodies store degrading enzymes involved in mobilization of oil bodies. J Exp Bot 65(1): 103-115.
  4. Rejon, J. D., Delalande, F., Schaeffer-Reiss, C., Carapito, C., Zienkiewicz, K., de Dios Alche, J., Isabel Rodriguez-Garcia, M., Van Dorsselaer, A. and Castro, A. J. (2014). The plant stigma exudate: a biochemically active extracellular environment for pollen germination? Plant Signal Behav 9(3): e28274.
  5. Zienkiewicz, A., Zienkiewicz, K. and Rodríguez-García, M. I. (2014). Storage lipids in developing and germinating pollen grain of flowering plants. Reproduc Biol Plants: 133.
  6. Rejon, J. D., Delalande, F., Schaeffer-Reiss, C., Carapito, C., Zienkiewicz, K., de Dios Alche, J., Rodriguez-Garcia, M. I., Van Dorsselaer, A. and Castro, A. J. (2013). Proteomics profiling reveals novel proteins and functions of the plant stigma exudate. J Exp Bot 64(18): 5695-5705.
  7. Zienkiewicz, A., Zienkiewicz, K., Rejon, J. D., Rodriguez-Garcia, M. I. and Castro, A. J. (2013). New insights into the early steps of oil body mobilization during pollen germination. J Exp Bot 64(1): 293-302.
  8. Castro, A. J., Suarez, C., Zienkiewicz, K., Alche Jde, D., Zienkiewicz, A. and Rodriguez-Garcia, M. I. (2013). Electrophoretic profiling and immunocytochemical detection of pectins and arabinogalactan proteins in olive pollen during germination and pollen tube growth. Ann Bot 112(3): 503-513.
  9. Suarez, C., Zienkiewicz, A., Castro, A. J., Zienkiewicz, K., Majewska-Sawka, A. and Rodriguez-Garcia, M. I. (2013). Cellular localization and levels of pectins and arabinogalactan proteins in olive (Olea europaea L.) pistil tissues during development: implications for pollen-pistil interaction. Planta 237(1): 305-319.
  10. Rejon, J. D., Zienkiewicz, A., Rodriguez-Garcia, M. I. and Castro, A. J. (2012). Profiling and functional classification of esterases in olive (Olea europaea) pollen during germination. Ann Bot 110(5): 1035-1045.
  11. Zienkiewicz, K., Rejon, J. D., Suarez, C., Castro, A. J., de Dios Alche, J. and Rodriguez Garcia, M. I. (2011). Whole-organ analysis of calcium behaviour in the developing pistil of olive (Olea europaea L.) as a tool for the determination of key events in sexual plant reproduction. BMC Plant Biol 11: 150.
  12. Zienkiewicz, A., Jimenez-Lopez, J. C., Zienkiewicz, K., de Dios Alche, J. and Rodriguez-Garcia, M. I. (2011). Development of the cotyledon cells during olive (Olea europaea L.) in vitro seed germination and seedling growth. Protoplasma 248(4): 751-765.
  13. Zienkiewicz, K., Zienkiewicz, A., Rodriguez-Garcia, M. I. and Castro, A. J. (2011). Characterization of a caleosin expressed during olive (Olea europaea L.) pollen ontogeny. BMC Plant Biol 11: 122.
  14. Zienkiewicz, K., Suwinska, A., Niedojadlo, K., Zienkiewicz, A. and Bednarska, E. (2011). Nuclear activity of sperm cells during Hyacinthus orientalis L. in vitro pollen tube growth. J Exp Bot 62(3): 1255-1269.
  15. Zienkiewicz, K., Castro, A. J., Alche Jde, D., Zienkiewicz, A., Suarez, C. and Rodriguez-Garcia, M. I. (2010). Identification and localization of a caleosin in olive (Olea europaea L.) pollen during in vitro germination. J Exp Bot 61(5): 1537-1546.
  16. Zienkiewicz, A., Smoliński, D., Zienkiewicz, K., Glazińska, P., Wojciechowski, W. and Kopcewicz, J. (2009). Molecular and cytological characterization of ZTL in Ipomoea nil. Biol Plantarum 53(3): 435-443.
  17. Zienkiewicz, K. and Bednarska, E. (2009). snRNP: rich nuclear bodies in Hyacinthus orientalis L. microspores and developing pollen cells. Int J Cell Biol 2009: 209303.
  18. Zienkiewicz, K., Zienkiewicz, A., Rodriguez-Garcia, M. I., Smolinski, D. J., Swidzinski, M. and Bednarska, E. (2008). Transcriptional activity and distribution of splicing machinery elements during Hyacinthus orientalis pollen tube growth. Protoplasma 233(1-2): 129-139.
  19. Zienkiewicz, A., Zienkiewicz, K. and Kopcewicz, J. (2008). Intracellular distribution of phototropin 1 protein in the short-day plant Ipomoea nil. Protoplasma 233(1-2): 141-147.
  20. Zienkiewicz, K., Zienkiewicz, A., Smoliński, D. J., Rafińska, K., Świdziński, M. and Bednarska, E. (2008). Transcriptional state and distribution of poly (A) RNA and RNA polymerase II in differentiating Hyacinthus orientalis L. pollen grains. Sex Plant Reprod 21(4): 233-245.
  21. Zienkiewicz, K., Zienkiewcz, A., Smoliński, D. J., Świdziński, M. and Bednarska, E. (2008). Intracellular organization of the pre-mRNA splicing machinery during Hyacinthus orientalis L. pollen development. Sex Plant Reprod 21(4): 217-231.
  22. Zienkiewicz, K., Smolinski, D. J. and Bednarska, E. (2006). Distribution of poly(A) RNA and splicing machinery elements in mature Hyacinthus orientalis L. pollen grains and pollen tubes growing in vitro. Protoplasma 227(2-4): 95-103.
Protocols by Krzysztof Zienkiewicz
  1. In Gel Detection of Lipase Activity in Crude Plant Extracts (Olea europaea)