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Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431

561-297-4828

EWA WOJCIKIEWICZ, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Science


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ewojciki@health.fau.edu
Tel. (561) 297-2678

 
 

 

Ewa Wojcikiewicz, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of biomedical science.

 

  • 1997: B.S., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY.
  • 2004: Ph.D., Physiology and Biophysics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL.

  • 2009-Present: Assistant Professor of Biomedical Science, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
  • 2006-2009: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
  • 2006: Assistant Scientist, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
  • 2004-2006: Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
  • Liu, H., Ojha, B., Morris, C., Jiang, M., Wojcikiewicz, E.P., Rao, P.N., Du, D. (2015). Positively charged Chitosan and N-Trimethyl Chitosan Inhibit Aβ40 Amyloid
  • Formation. Biomacromolecules, 16(8), 2363-73.
  • Liu, H., Lantz, R., Cosme, P., Rivera, N., Andino, C., Gonzalez, W.G., Terentis, A.C., Wojcikiewicz, E.P., Oyola, R., Miksovska, J., Du, D. (2015). Site-specific dynamics of amyloid formation and fibrillar configuration of Aβ1-23 using an unnatural amino acid. Chem Commun (Camb). 51(32), 7000-3.
  • Wojcikiewicz, E.P., Koenen, R.R., Fraemohs, L., Minkiewicz, J., Azad, H., Weber, C., Moy, V.T. LFA-1 binding destabilizes the JAM-A homophilic interaction during leukocyte transendothelial migration. Biophysical Journal, 96(1):285-293. (2009).
  • Ziebarth, N.M., Wojcikiewicz, E.P., Manns, F., Moy, V.T., Parel, J-M. Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) for measurement of lens elasticity in primates. Molecular Vision, 13:504-510.(2007).
  • Wojcikiewicz, E.P., Abdulreda, M.H., Zhang, X., Moy, V.T. Force Spectroscopy of LFA-1 and its ligands, ICAM-1 and ICAM-2. Biomacromolecules, 7(11):3188-3195. (2006).
  • Zhang, X., Wojcikiewicz, E.P., Moy, V.T. Dynamic adhesion of T- lymphocytes to endothelial cells revealed by Atomic Force Microscopy. Experimental Biology and Medicine, 231(8):1306-1312. (2006).
  • Wojcikiewicz, E.P., Zhang, X.H., Moy V.T. Force and compliance measurements on living cells using atomic force microscopy (AFM). Biol Proced Online., 6:1-9. Epub 2004 Jan 15.(2004).
  • Wojcikiewicz, E.P., Zhang, X.H., Chen, A., Moy V.T. Contributions of molecular binding events and cellular compliance to the modulation of leukocyte adhesion. J.Cell Sci., 116:2531-2539.(2003).
  • Zhang, X, Wojcikiewicz, E, Moy V.T. Force spectroscopy of the leukocyte function-associated antigen-1/intercellular adhesion molecule-1 interaction. Biophys J., 83:2270-2279.(2002).
  • Zhang, X., Wojcikiewicz, E., and Moy, V.T. : Probing single ICAM-1/LFA-1 interactions under external force. Scientific World Journal, 2:41-2. (2002).

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Research Interests

  • Biophysical mechanisms of inflammatory leukocyte recruitment.
  • Nanomechanical changes associated with metastatic progression of cancer cells.
  • Age-related changes in the mechanical properties of the eye accommodation apparatus.
  • Atomic Force Microscopy.


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