Zbyszek Darzynkiewicz

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Zbigniew (Zbyszek) Darzynkiewicz b. 1936 in Dzisna,[1] is a Polish-American cell biologist active in cancer research and in developing new methodologies in flow cytometry.[2][3]

Darzynkiewicz is a Professor in the Department of Pathology, & Department of Medicine at New York Medical College - a Member of the Touro College and University System, and the Director of its Brander Cancer Research Institute.[4][5]

From 1985-90, he was Member of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College.[6] His professional affiliations include Member (Foreign) of the Polish Academy of Sciences.[7] and of the Polish Academy of Learning.[8] He is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.[9] previously (1993-1994) serving as President of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry.[10] He is a Founding Member of the Kosciuszko Foundation Collegium of Eminent Scientists of Polish Origin and Ancestry[11] and a trustee of the Kosciuszko Foundation.[12] From 1986 to 1999 he was an Advisory Board Member to The Alfred Jurzykowski Foundation, which annually awarded the Jurzykowski Prize.[13]

Darzynkiewicz is the recipient of an honorary degree from Medical University of Warsaw in Poland,[14][15] the Maria Sklodowska-Curie Award from the Jozef Pilsudski Institute in America [16] and the Casimir Funk Award from the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America.[17]


  1. ^ http://www.darzynkiewicz.com/zbigniew/
  2. ^ Demidenko, ZN; Studzinski, GP; Blagosklonny, MV (May 2004). "From cytometry to cell cycle: a portrait of Zbigniew Darzynkiewicz" (PDF). Cell Cycle. 3 (5): 525–8. PMID 15107608.
  3. ^ "Cytometry in Service of Cell Biology and Cancer Research". Purdue Cytometry Volume 10. Retrieved 17 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Brander Cancer Research Institute : New York Medical College | Touro College". New York Medical College. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  5. ^ "Zbigniew Darzynkiewicz, M.D., Ph.D. : New York Medical College | Touro College". New York Medical College. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  6. ^ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2040-7081
  7. ^ "Członkowie Polskiej Akademii Nauk" [Members of the Polish Academy of Sciences] (in Polish). Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Polska Akademia Umiejętności - Członkowie Wydziału V Lekarskiego". Polska Akademia Umiejętności. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  9. ^ "Zbigniew Darzynkiewicz, M.D., Ph.D. COF-1162". AIMBE. Retrieved 2017-07-15.
  10. ^ http://isac-net.org/About/Our-History.aspx
  11. ^ "EMINENT SCIENTISTS OF POLISH ORIGIN AND ANCESTRY". Thekf.org. Retrieved 2017-07-16.
  12. ^ "BOARD OF TRUSTEES". Thekf.org. Retrieved 2017-07-16.
  13. ^ "The Alfred Jurzykowski Foundation Prizes". The Polish Review. 11 (1): 121–128. 1966. JSTOR 25776649.
  14. ^ https://www.wum.edu.pl/2014-06-26-profesor-zbigniew-darzynkiewicz-doktorem-honoris-causa-naszej-uczelni
  15. ^ Poczet Doktoratow Honoris Causa. Ewa Skrzypek, Warszawski Uniwersytet Medyczny, second edition,2016.
  16. ^ http://www.pilsudski.org/data/CaseStatement.pdf
  17. ^ "PIASA Prominent Members - Past And Present". Piasa.org. Retrieved 2017-07-16.