Dr Izabela Stasik

Dr. Izabela Stasik

Lecturer in Biosciences

School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Maudland Building, MB107A

+44 (0) 1772 89 6484

IStasik@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Biosciences

Dr Stasik is a Lecturer in Biosciences with expertise in cancer cell biology. She is involved in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and is an active researcher. One of her roles is coordinating final year research projects for Biomedical Sciences, Healthcare Science and Physiology-Pharmacology.

Full Profile

Dr Stasik is a Lecturer in Biosciences with expertise in cancer cell biology. She has obtained her B.Sc. and M.Sc. from University of Wroclaw in Poland. She then completed her PhD at Polish Academy of Sciences, and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at cancer research centres in Paris and Belfast. She  took a position of Lecturer in Molecular Biology at Liverpool Hope University in 2014, and moved to UCLan two years later.

Izabela is involved in teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level in areas such as cell and molecular biology, cancer biology and treatment, and research methods. She coordinates the undergraduate research projects for Biomedical Sciences, Healthcare Science and Physiology-Pharmacology courses. She is also research active and involved in several collaborative projects.

Qualifications
  • PG Cert. in Higher Education Teaching, Queens University Belfast
  • Ph.D. Cell Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, Poland
  • M.Sc. Biology, Wroclaw University, Poland   
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Biology, Wroclaw University, Poland
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Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

Courses

  • BSc Biomedical Sciences
  • BSc Physiology and Pharmacology
  • MPharm Pharmacy
  • MSc/MRes Cancer Biology and Therapy

Modules

Year 1

  • BL1011 – Fundamentals of Biosciences
  • BL1012 – Essential Skills in Biosciences
  • BL1013 – Biosciences in Practice

Year 2

  • BL2011 – Bioscience Practical Skills
  • BL2013 – Molecules to Cells
  • PJ2300 – Systems-Based Patient Care 1

Year 3

  • BL3299 – Research Project (Module Tutor)

Postgraduate

  • BL4012 – Introduction to Cancer and its Management
  • BL4013 – Research Methods
  • BL4015 – Cancer Therapies
  • BL4016/17 – MRes/MSc Research Project

Memberships

British Association for Cancer Research | European Association for Cancer Research | Biochemical Society

Research Activities

Izabela is research active, and her interests include: brain cancer, molecular targets for novel therapies, drug resistance, apoptosis, DNA damage repair. She is a part of Brain Tumour North West research alliance.

Projects

  • HDAC inhibitors as potential new treatment in gliomas.