Jadwiga Jaruzelska received the M.S. degree in biology from Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, in 1977 and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland, in 1982. In 1983–1985, she was a Research Fellow at the German Cancer Center, Heidelberg, Germany (Fellowship Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Germany), in 1991–1993, Research Fellow at Unitè de Recherches sur les Handicaps Génètiques de l' Enfant, INSERM U-12, Hôpital des Enfants Malades, Paris and Centre de Génètique Moleculaire, CNRS Gif sur Yvette, France (Fellowship from French Gouvernement, Ministère de la Recherche et de la Technologie (MRT)). In 1998–2001, she was an Associate Professor at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF), San Francisco, USA. Presently, Jaruzelska is a Professor at the Institute of Human Genetics Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland. She is interested in human developmental genetics. Her current research is focused on genetics of sexual development disorders (DSD) and mechanisms of germ cell development in the context of human infertility. In 2002, Jaruzelska received Established Scientist Award from European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE). She is an Associated Editor of the Journal of Applied Genetics.
Biography Updated on 26 September 2011