Photochemistry and Spectroscopy Department

Institute of Physical Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences


dr Izabela Kamińska, Group 29
Office: 106
Phone: +48 22 343 3228
E-mail: ikaminska@ichf.edu.pl



HOMING "Single-biomolecule optical sensors based on DNA origami"

 

Education

 

19.02.2014 -         PhD in Chemical Sciences; Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Poland)

05.03.2014 -         PhD in Micro- and Nanotechnologies; Université Lille1 (France)

Thesis title: “Preparation and applications of platforms based on gold nanoparticles and graphene”; under supervision of Prof. Marcin Opałło and Dr. Rabah Boukherroub

01.07.2009 -         Master of Science in Physics; University of Gdansk (Poland)

Thesis title: “Investigations of energy transfer in two-component systems with traditional and SPCE spectroscopy”; under supervision of Prof. Piotr Bojarski

 

 

Research experience

 

03.01.2018 - ongoing

Postdoctoral research at IPC PAS - Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw, Poland) in the department of Photochemistry and Spectroscopy.

Project: "Single-biomolecule optical sensors based on DNA origami" within HOMING program funded by the Foundation for Polish Science.

 

01.01.2016 - 30.11.2017

Postdoctoral research at TU Braunschweig - Braunschweig Integrated Centre of Systems Biology (BRICS), Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Braunschweig University of Technology (Germany), in the group of NanoBioSciences (Prof. Philip Tinnefeld).

Project: "Ultrasenstive platform based on DNA origami, plasmonic nanostructures and graphene" within Mobility Plus program funded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education in Poland.

 

02.04.2014 - 31.12.2015

Postdoctoral research at NCU in Torun – Institute of Physics, Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Informatics, Nicolaus Copernicus University (Poland), in the group Optics of Hybrid Nanostructures (Prof. Sebastian Maćkowski).

 

01.11.2013 – 28.02.2014

Research assistant at IPC PAS - Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw, Poland) in the Department of Electrode Processes (Prof. Marcin Opałło).

 

15.03.2011 – 15.03.2012

PhD studies at IRI - Institut de Recherche Interdisciplinaire, Université Lille1 (France) in the group of Nanobiointerfaces (Dr. Rabah Boukherroub and Prof. Sabine Szunerits).

 

01.11.2009 – 31.10.2013

PhD studies at IPC PAS - Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw, Poland) in the department of Electrode Processes (Prof. Marcin Opałło).

 

 

Scientific internship

 

03.2013

Institut de Recherche Interdisciplinaire (1 month), Nanobiointerfaces Group (Dr. Rabah Boukherroub and Prof. Sabine Szunerits).

11.2011/02.2012/02.2013      

Université de Technologie de Troyes (2 months),  Nanospectroscopie - Laboratoire de Nanotechnologie et d'Instrumentation Optique (Prof. Pierre-Michel Adam)

2007                                           

Institute of Oncology and Radiotherapy, Medical University in Gdansk (1 month, student internship).

 

 

Selected publications

 

I. Kamińska*, J. Bohlen, S. Rocchetti, F. Selbach, G. P. Acuna, P. Tinnefeld, "Distance dependence of single-molecule energy transfer to graphene measured with DNA origami nano-positioners", Nano Letters 19 (2019) 4257-4262.

 
I. Kamińska, C. Vietz, Á. Cuartero-González, P. Tinnefeld, A. I. Fernández-Domínguez, G. P. Acuna, "Strong plasmonic enhancement of single molecule photostability in silver dimer optical antennas", Nanophotonics 7 (2018) 643-649.

 
I. Kamińska, J. Bohlen, S. Mackowski, P. Tinnefeld, G. P. Acuna, "Strong Plasmonic Enhancement of a Single Peridinin–Chlorophyll a–Protein Complex on DNA Origami-Based Optical Antennas", ACS Nano 12 (2018) 1650-1655.

 

C. Vietz, I. Kamińska, M. Sanz Paz, P. Tinnefeld, G. Acuna, “Broadband fluorescence enhancement with self-assembled silver nanoparticle optical antennas”, ACS Nano 11 (2017) 4969-4975.

 

I. Kamińska*, K. Wiwatowski, S. Maćkowski, “Efficiency of the energy transfer decreases with the number of graphene layers”, RSC Advances 6 (2016) 102791-102796.

 

S. Gawinkowski, M. Pszona, A. Gorski, J. Niedziółka-Jönsson, I. Kamińska, W. Nogala, J. Waluk, “Single molecule Raman spectra of porphycene isotopologues”, Nanoscale 8 (2016), 3337-3349.

 

I. Kamińska, T. Maurer, R. Nicolas, M. Renault, T. Lerond, R. Salas-Montiel, Z. Hierro, M. Kazan, J. Niedziółka-Jönsson, J. Plain, P.-M. Adam, R. Boukherroub, S. Szunerits, “Near-field and far-field sensitivities of LSPR and SPR sensors”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119 (2015) 9470-9476.

 

I. Kamińska, M. Opałło, A. Łaszcz, A. Czerwiński, J. Niedziółka-Jönsson, “(Bio)electrocatalysis at tin-doped indium oxide nanoparticulate film decorated with gold”, Electrochimica Acta 106 (2013) 165-171.

 

I. Kamińska, W. Qi, A. Barras, J. Sobczak, J. Niedziółka-Jönsson, P. Woisel, J. Lyskawa, W. Laure, M. Opałło, M. Li, R. Boukherroub, S. Szunerits, “Thiol-yne click reaction on alkynyl-dopamine modified reduced graphene oxide (rGO)”, Chemistry – A European Journal, 19 (2013) 8673-8678.

 

I. Kamińska, M. Jönsson-Niedziółka, A. Kamińska, M. Pisarek, R. Hołyst, M. Opałło, J. Niedziółka-Jönsson, “Electrodeposition of well-adhered multifarious Au-particles at a solid|toluene|aqueous electrolyte three-phase junction”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 116 (2012) 22476-22485.

 

I. Kamińska, M. R. Das, Y. Coffinier, J. Niedziółka-Jönsson, J. Sobczak, P. Woisel, J. Lyskawa, M. Opałło, R. Boukherroub, S. Szunerits, “Reduction and functionalization of graphene oxide sheets using biomimetic dopamine derivatives in one step”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 4 (2012) 1016-1020.

 

I. Kamińska, M. R. Das, Y. Coffinier, J. Niedziółka-Jönsson, P. Woisel, M. Opałło, S. Szunerits and R. Boukherroub, “Preparation of graphene/tetrathiafulvalene nanocomposite switchable surfaces”, Chemical Communications 48 (2012) 1221-1223.

 

I. Kamińska, A. Roguska, J. Niedziołka-Jönsson, M. Opałło, “Electrodeposition of gold nanoparticles at a solid|ionic liquid|aqueous electrolyte three-phase junction”, Electrochemistry Communications 12 (2010) 1742-1745.