Polish Scientific Network in Boston

connects Polish Scientists in Boston Area

Aim of our network is to expand our scientific horizons and to establish personal and professional connections

We meet once a month for popular scientific lecture prepared by one of the Network Member. The lecture is followed by a vivid discussion in neighboring pub.

Upcoming events:

We usually communicate over the mailing list. Please use the contact tab and we will add you to our mailing list.

Meetup on 17th September:

Join us for online Polish Perspectives Meetup event on 17th of September organized by Polonium Foundation. PolSciNetBos is a community partner: Janusz Petkowski and Marlena Hewitt will actively contribute to this event. The keynote speaker will be Ada Yonath, the 2009 Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry.



After the virtual conference, we would also like to connect in person and meet at 8pm at Gran Gusto (90 Sherman St, Cambridge, MA 02140), where we have outdoor seating reserved. Please confirm your attendance for dinner and drinks via this doodle by Tuesday Sept 14th:



In collaboration with Polish Club at MIT, we are organizing our seminars @ Stata Center, 32 Vassar St. Cambridge, room MIT 32-144 on MIT campus.
After the talk, we will grab the beer in a local pub, traditionally Meadhall in Cambridge. Please remember to take valid ID.

Who we are:

Polish Scientific Network was initiated in spring 2017 by Mikołaj Słabicki, Jonasz Słomka and Piotr Suwara. 

From autumn 2019 Polish Scientific Network is run by Mikołaj Słabicki and Anna Barnacka.

Mikołaj Słabicki

molecular biologist

Mikołaj Słabicki is a Group Leader at the Cancer Program, Broad Institute and Staff Scientist at Dana–Farber Cancer Institute. Mikołaj is characterizing molecular mechanism of drugs inducing protein degradation.

Anna Barnacka


Anna Barnacka finished her NASA Einstein Fellowship at Harvard in 2018 and transitioned from astrophysics to startups. She is the founder and CEO of MindMics, Inc.

Piotr Suwara


Piotr is a Ph.D. candidate in Mathematics at MIT, working on gauge-theoretic invariants in low-dimensional topology. He also serves as the President of the Polish Club at MIT.

Jonasz Słomka


Jonasz graduated from Physical Applied Mathematics at MIT in June 2018. In September 2018, he joined StockerLab at ETH Zürich as an ETH Postdoctoral Fellow. Jonasz is a former President of the Polish Club at MIT.

We partner with the Polonium Foundation, which is an independent non-governmental organization and brings together top students, researchers and people associated with science.  Polonium Foundation address the negative phenomenon of emigration of highly skilled Polish scientists called “brain drain” and transform it into a favorable two-way flow of people and ideas – “brain circulation”. The main area of Foundation’s activities is focused on building a network of Polish academic and R&D  (research and development) scientists working around the world 


Polish Scientific Network in Boston

Skupiamy naukowców którzy pochodzą z Polski, albo mają polskie korzenie, a mieszkają i pracują w Bostonie i Cambridge. Członkowie naszej sieci pracują i studiują na MIT, Harvard, Boston University, Broad Institute, Dana Farber, Tufts Medical Center, Brigham and Women ’s Hospital, Boston Children ‘s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital i rożnych firm.

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