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Alina Ewa Kacperska-Lewak

Alina Ewa Kacperska-Lewak, Polish biology professor. Achievements include research in Cognition Of Physiological And Biochemical Mechanisms Involved In Plant Acclimation To Environmental Abiotic Stressors.

Background

  • Kacperska-Lewak, Alina Ewa was born on March 1, 1934 in Warsaw, Poland. Daughter of Ludwik Kacperski and Leokadia Kacperska.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Warsaw University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Warsaw University, 1961. Habilitation in Plant Physiology, Warsaw University, 1971.

      Ordinary professor, Warsaw University, 1989.

    Career

    • Research assistant, adiunct Institute of Grassland and Pasture Improvement, Warsaw, 1956—1964. Postdoctoral research fellow agronomy department Massachusetts University, Amherst, 1962—1963. Adiunct faculty biology Warsaw University, 1964—1970, docent faculty biology, professor faculty biology, 1983—2004, emeritus professor faculty biology, since 2004.

      Visiting professor University Paris VI, 1982. Invited professor Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China, 1986—1986. Head plant resistance laboratory faculty biology Warsaw University, 1970—2003.

      Member advisory board State Committee for Science Research, Warsaw, 1991—1994, referee research projects. Vice dean of the faculty of biology Warsaw University, 1981—1984, member biology faculty council, 1971—2004, member science advisory council Institute Experimental Plant Biology faculty of biology, 1993—2004. Member advisory boards several research institutes Polish Academy of Sciences and Ministry of Agriculture.

      Referee European Science Journals, since 1980.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in Cognition Of Physiological And Biochemical Mechanisms Involved In Plant Acclimation To Environmental Abiotic Stressors.

    Works

    • Contributor more than 100 professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of Federation of European Society of Plant Biology (representative Polish Plant Physiologists 1981-1992), Polish Botanical Society (honorary. Vice president, president plant physiology and biochemistry section 1981-1992), Polish Society of Experimental Plant Biology (associate. Founding member, member of science advisory board 2003).

    Personality

    Interests

    Travel, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Stanislaw Lewak, March 26, 1930. Married Tadeusz Palacz, 1961 (divorced 1970). 1 child Marcin Palacz.
    • father: Ludwik Kacperski
    • mother: Leokadia Kacperska
    • spouses: Stanislaw Lewak
    • Tadeusz Palacz
    • child: Marcin Palacz Kacperska-Lewak
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    Born March 1, 1934
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    • 1956
      Warsaw University
    • 1961
      Warsaw University
    • 1971
      Warsaw University
    • 1989
      Warsaw University
    • 1956 - 1964
      Research assistant
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1962 - 1963
      postdoctoral research fellow, agronomy department Massachusetts University
      Amherst, Ohio, United States
    • 1982
      visiting professor, University Paris VI
    • 1986 - 1986
      invited professor, Lanzhou University
      Lanzhou, Gansu, China
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