Jerzy is a bacterial geneticist. After four years of postdoc, he has obtained a permanent research engineer position in 2022. His project focuses on the characterization of components of the outer membrane of Negativicutes (diderm Firmicutes) and the development of genetic tools.
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2022An ancient divide in outer membrane tethering systems in bacteria suggests a mechanism for the diderm-to-monoderm transition., Nat Microbiol 2022 Mar; 7(3): 411-422.
2020Genome-wide analysis of the Firmicutes illuminates the diderm/monoderm transition., Nat Ecol Evol 2020 12; 4(12): 1661-1672.
2020Autotransporters drive biofilm formation and auto-aggregation in the diderm Firmicute Veillonella parvula, J Bacteriol . 2020 Aug 17;JB.00461-20. doi: 10.1128/JB.00461-20. Online ahead of print. .
2020One or two membranes? Diderm Firmicutes challenge the Gram-positive/Gram-negative divide., Mol Microbiol 2020 03; 113(3): 659-671.