Kasia joined DArT in 2004, as Research Scientist in the R&D team. Her main focus was to develop the microarray platform for the genetically demanding sugarcane and other organisms. Over the years Kasia contributed to the adaptation of NGS technology to DArT genotyping and developing DArTseq workflow and service. More recently her work concentrates on managing the workflow and reporting of DArTseq services, improving the analytical pipeline, continuing R&D and QC component for DArTseq, while developing DArT targeted genotyping and contributing to automation of lab processes.
Originally from Poland, Kasia holds a master’s degree in plant population genetics from the University of Silesia, Poland, which included a scholarship at the University of Greenwich, UK. She worked as Associate in Research at Washington State University, USA and gained her PhD in plant molecular biology from the University of Warsaw, Poland, conducting her research work at Cambia, Australia.
Kasia enjoys jazz music, reading and fine arts. She loves nature and tries to live sustainably so her children can also enjoy the clean natural environment.