Dr. hab. Magdalena Broda

Position: 
Assistant Professor
Phone number: 
+48 61 848 7448
e-mail: 
magdalena.broda@up.poznan.pl

 

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-6947-9019

Scopus Author ID: 36344680200

Researchgate profile: Magdalena Broda

Web of Science profile: Magdalena Broda

 

Education

2011–2012  Poznan University of Technology, Postgraduate Course ”Management of Projects and Business Processes”

2007–2008  Warsaw University of Technology, Postgraduate Course ”Computing and Internet Technology: E-business Edition”

1999–2005  Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, PhD in Chemical Sciences in the field of Biochemistry, Dissertation: Thermodynamic and structural properties of oligoribonucleotide created by the CXG repetitions, correlated with multiple neurological diseases

1997–1999   Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, Department of Biology, MS in Biotechnology, Thesis: Determining the sequence RNA 1 fragment of 145W isolate of stone fruit trees dwarf virus (PDV)

1994–1997  University of Wroclaw, Department of Biology, Biotechnology

Achievements

2013 - 2019 Poznan University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Wood Technology, Institute of Wood Chemical Technology:

Research on wood conservation and preservation with the use of organosilicon compounds, relationships between wood composition and structure and its physico-mechanical properties, developing new agents and methods for historical wood conservation, including archeological waterlogged wood and historic wooden artifacts exposed outdoors.

- Developed a new method for archeological waterlogged wood conservation using organosilicon compounds.

 

2007–2010 Poznan University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, Department of Biotechnology and Food Microbiology:

Studies on bacterial contamination during bioethanol production from corn, wheat and triticale grains and meals with the use of cold starch hydrolysis, and biotechnological conversion of glycerol to polyols and dicarboxylic acids.

- Developed a method to reduce bacterial contamination occurring during bioethanol production from grains and meals by cold starch hydrolysis.

 

1999–2005  Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences:

Research on nucleic acids structure and function, including studies on the mechanism of genetic recombination of retroviruses by the case of Human Immunodeficiency Virus, nonhomologous regiospecific recombination of RNA viruses and retroviruses, properties of nucleic acids and their analogues as potential drugs, and controlled non-enzymatic hydrolysis of RNA.

- Determined the thermodynamic properties of RNA structures formed by CXG repetitions correlated with neurological diseases.

Research areas

  • Wood science.
  • Conservation of waterlogged archaeological wood.
  • Wood decay.
  • Wood preservation.
  • Biotechnology.

Cooperation

  1. Norwegian Institute for Bioeconomy Research, Section Wood Technology, As, Norway.
  2. The BioComposites Centre, Bangor University, Wales, UK.
  3. "Petru Poni" Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of the Romanian Academy, Iasi, Romania.

Scientific projects

2016–2019: ”Cultural heritage – research into innovative solutions and methods for historic wood conservation” funded by Ministry of Science and Higher Education within the National Programme for the Development of Humanities in 2015–2018 (project No. 2bH 15 0037 83) – main contractor and project manager

2013–2016: ”Superior bio-friendly systems for enhanced wood durability” funded by the Norway Grants and the National Centre for Research and Development of Poland, Polish-Norwegian Research Programme (No. Pol-Nor/203119/32, DURAWOOD) – contractor and project manager

2007–2013: ”Biotechnological conversion of glycerol to polyols and dicarboxylic acids” project implemented within the Operational Programme - Innovative Economy, Priority 1. Research and development of modern Technologies, Activity 1.1 Support for scientific research for establishment of a knowledge-based economy, Subactivity, 1.1.2 Strategic programs of scientific research and development (PO IG 01.01.02-00-074/09, GREEN CHEMISTRY) – contractor and project manager

2006–2009: ”Development of a new method of bacterial contamination reduction occurring during bioethanol production from corn, wheat and triticale grains and meals with the use of cold starch hydrolysis”, POL-POSTDOC III (PBZ/MNiSW/07/2006/18) – principal investigator

2002–2006: "Folding RNA with modified oligonucleotides" project funded by Fogarty International Research Collaboration Award NIH USA (1R03 TW1068) – contractor

2002–2005: ”Nucleic acids and their analogues as potential drugs” (PBZ-KBN-59/T09/16)  – contractor

2000–2004: ”Mechanism of genetic recombination of retroviruses by the case of Human Immunodeficiency Virus” (6P04C 046 19) – contractor

2001–2003: ”The ability of the HIV reverse transcriptase to copy non-continuous genome fragments” (6 P04A 072 21) - principal investigator

Publications

Selected papers:

  1. Broda, M., Yelle, D.J. (2022). Reactivity of Waterlogged Archeological Elm Wood with Organosilicon Compounds Applied as Wood Consolidants: 2D 1H–13C Solution-State NMR Studies. Molecules 2022, 27, 3407. DOI: 10.3390/molecules27113407
  2. Broda, M., Popescu, C. M., Curling, S. F., Timpu, D. I., Ormondroyd, G. A. (2022). Effects of Biological and Chemical Degradation on the Properties of Scots Pine Wood—Part I: Chemical Composition and Microstructure of the Cell Wall. Materials, 15(7), 2348. DOI: 10.3390/ma15072348
  3. Broda M., Popescu C.-M., Timpu D.I., Rowiński D., Roszyk E. (2021). Factors That Affect the Mechanical Strength of Archaeological Wood—A Case Study of 18th-Century Wooden Water Pipes from Bóżnicza Street in Poznań, Poland. Materials 14(24), 7632.10.3390/ma14247632
  4. Broda M., Spear M.J., Curling S.F., Ormondroyd G.A. (2021).The Viscoelastic Behaviour of Waterlogged Archaeological Wood Treated with Methyltrimethoxysilane. Materials 14(18), 5150. 10.3390/ma14185150
  5. Broda M., Hill C.A.S. (2021). Conservation of Waterlogged Wood—Past, Present and Future Perspectives. Forests 12(9), 1193. DOI: 10.3390/f12091193
  6. Broda M., Curling S.F., Frankowski M. (2021). The effect of the drying method on the cell wall structure and sorption properties of waterlogged archaeological wood. Wood Science and Technology 55, 971–989. DOI: 10.1007/s00226-021-01294-6
  7. Broda M., Kryg P., Ormondroyd G.A. (2021). Gap-Fillers for Wooden Artefacts Exposed Outdoors—A Review. Forests 12(5), 606. DOI: 10.3390/f12050606
  8. Popescu C-M., Broda M. (2021). Interactions between Different Organosilicons and Archaeological Waterlogged Wood Evaluated by Infrared Spectroscopy. Forests 12(3), 268. DOI: 10.3390/f12030268
  9. Spear M. J., Broda M. (2020). Comparison of Contemporary Elm (Ulmus spp.) and Degraded Archaeological Elm: The Use of Dynamic Mechanical Analysis Under Ambient Moisture Conditions. Materials, 13(21), 5026. DOI: 10.3390/ma13215026
  10. Broda M. (2020). Natural Compounds for Wood Protection against Fungi—A Review. Molecules 25(15), 3538. DOI: 10.3390/molecules25153538
  11. Roszyk E., Mania P., Iwańska E., Kusiak W., Broda M. (2020). Mechanical Performance of Scots Pine Wood from Northwestern Poland – A Case Study. BioResources 15(3), 6781-6794. DOI: pdf
  12. Roszyk E., Stachowska E., Majka J., Mania P., Broda M. (2020). Moisture-Dependent Strength Properties of Thermally-Modified Fraxinus excelsior Wood in Compression. Materials, 13(7), 1647. DOI: 10.3390/ma13071647
  13. Kryg P., Mazela B., Broda M. (2020): Dimensional stability and moisture properties of gap-fillers based on wood powder and glass microballoons. Studies in Conservation, 65 (3), 142-151. DOI: 10.1080/00393630.2019.1630567
  14. Broda M., Dąbek I., Dutkiewicz A., Dutkiewicz M., Popescu C-M., Mazela B., Maciejewski H. (2020). Organosilicons of different molecular size and chemical structure as consolidants for waterlogged archaeological wood – a new reversible and retreatable method. Scientific Reports 10, 2188 (2020). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-59240-8
  15. Kowalczuk J., Rachocki A., Broda M., Mazela B., Ormondroyd G., Tritt-Goc J. (2019): Conservation Process of Archaeological Waterlogged Wood Studied by Spectroscopy and Gradient NMR Methods. Wood Science and Technology 53(6), 1207–1222. DOI: 10.1007/s00226-019-01129-5
  16. Broda M., Curling S. F., Spear M. J., Hill C. A. S. (2019): Effect of methyltrimethoxysilane impregnation on the cell wall porosity and water vapour sorption of archaeological waterlogged oak. Wood Science and Technology, 53(3), 703-726. DOI: 10.1007/s00226-019-01095-y
  17. Broda M., Mazela B., Dutkiewicz A. (2019): Organosilicon compounds with various active groups as consolidants for the preservation of waterlogged archaeological wood. Journal of Cultural Heritage 35, 123-128.
  18. Broda M., Mazela B., Radka K. (2019): Methyltrimethoxysilane as a Stabilising Agent for Archaeological Waterlogged Wood Differing in the Degree of Degradation. Journal of Cultural Heritage 35, 129-139..
  19. Broda M., Popescu C.-M. (2019): Natural decay of archaeological oak wood versus artificial degradation processes — An FT-IR spectroscopy and X-ray diffraction study. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 209, 280-287.
  20. Broda M., Majka J., Olek W., Mazela B. (2018): Dimensional Stability and Hygroscopic Properties of Waterlogged Wood Treated with Alkoxysilanes. International Biodegradation & Biodeterioration 133, 34–41.
  21. Broda M., Mazela B., Frankowski M. (2018): Durability of wood treated with AATMOS and caffeine – towards the long-term carbon storage. Maderas. Ciencia Y Tecnología, 20(3), 455-468.
  22. Broda M. (2018): Biological effectiveness of archaeological oak wood treated with methyltrimethoxysilane and PEG against Brown-rot fungi and moulds. International Biodegradation & Biodeterioration 134, 110-116.
  23. Broda M., Frankowski M. (2017): Determination of the content of selected elements in medieval waterlogged oak wood from the Lednica Lake—a case study. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 24(29), 23401–23410.
  24. Broda M., Mazela B. (2017): Application of methyltrimethoxysilane to increase dimensional stability of waterlogged wood. Journal of Cultural Heritage 25, 149-156.
  25. Broda M., Mazela B., Królikowska-Pataraja K., Hill C. A. S. (2015): The use of FT-IR and computed tomography non-destructive technique for waterlogged wood characterisation. Wood Research 60(5), 707-722.
  26. Broda M., Leja K., Czaczyk K., Grajek W. (2010): The new methods of corn disinfection used in bioethanol production. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy 4, 1-6.
  27. Broda M., Leja K. (2010): The microbiological situation of distilleries in the Wielkopolska region in Poland. Polish Journal of Environmental Studies 19, 5, 901-906.
  28. Leja K., Broda M. (2009): The occurrence and identification of microbiological contamination in fuel ethanol production. Acta Scientiarum Polonorum. Seria: Technologia Alimentaria 8 (4), 25-31.
  29. Broda M., Grajek W. (2009): Ammonia disinfection of corn grains intended for ethanol fermentation. Acta Scientiarum Polonorum. Seria: Technologia Alimentaria 8(4), 33-38.
  30. M. Broda, E. Kierzek, Z. Gdaniec, T. Kulinski and R. Kierzek (2005): Thermodynamic stability of RNA structures formed by CNG trinucleotide repeats. Implication for prediction of RNA structure. Biochemistry 44, 10873-10882.
  31. M. Broda, R. Kierzek (2004): Mutacje dynamiczne trójnukleotydowych powtórzeń DNA w genomie człowieka oraz ich związek z chorobami neurologicznymi. redaktorzy H. Koroniak i J. Barciszewski (eds), „Na pograniczu biologii i chemii”, Wydawnictwo Naukowe UAM, 51-95.
  32. M. Alejska, A. Kurzyńska-Kokorniak, M. Broda, R. Kierzek and M. Figlerowicz (2001): How RNA viruses exchange their genetic material. Acta Biochemica Polonica 48, 391-407.

 

Komunikaty naukowe na konferencjach:

  1. Broda M., Jakes J.S. (2021): The Use of Organosilicon Compounds in Wood Modification. – invited speaker in the Wood Modification session at Forest Products Society Virtual Conference, June 15–17 2021.
  2. Broda M., Spear, M. J., Curling, S. F. (2018): Effect on silane treatment on mechanical properties of degraded wood. COST Action FP1407 Final Conference:  “Living with modified wood”, 12-13 December 2018, Belgrade, Serbia.
  3. Broda M., Zimmer K., Treu A. (2017): Visco-elastic properties of archaeological oak wood treated with methyltrimethoxysilane. Final Conference of the COST Action FP 1303: “Building with Bio-Based materials: Best Practice and Performance Specification”, Zagreb, Croatia, 6-7 September 2017.
  4. Broda M., Mazela B., Dąbek I., Dutkiewicz A., Maciejewski H., Markiewicz R., Grzeszkowiak M., Jurga S. (2017): Influence of organosilicon compounds and nanocellulose treatment on dimensional stability of waterlogged elm wood. Proceedings IRG Annual Meeting: The 48th IRG Annual Meeting Ghent, Belgium, 4-8 June 2017, IRG/WP 17-10891.
  5. Broda M., Mazela B. (2016): Cultural heritage – research into innovative solutions and methods for historic wood conservation. Proceedings IRG Annual Meeting: The 47th IRG Annual Meeting Lisbon, LNEC, 15-19 May 2016, IRG/WP 16-10874.
  6. Królikowska-Pataraja K., Wesołowska A., Mazela B., Broda M. (2015): Niedestrukcyjne metody badawcze w ocenie stanu zachowania drewna archeologicznego. XV Konferencja “Analiza chemiczna w ochronie zabytków”, 3 - 4 grudnia 2015 roku, Centrum Nauk Biologiczno Chemicznych Wydziału Chemii Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego, Warszawa.
  7. Broda M., Mazela B. (2015): Ocena stanu zachowania drewna archeologicznego wydobytego z jeziora Lednickiego. Problemy muzeów związane z zachowaniem i konserwacją zbiorów. VI Międzynarodowa Konferencja Konserwatorska Szreniawa, 9-10 października 2014. Muzeum narodowe Rolnictwa i Przemysłu Rolno-Spożywczego w Szreniawie, Szreniawa 2015, s. 143-152.
  8. Mazela B., Broda M. (2015): Wykorzystanie alkoksysilanów w konserwacji drewna archeologicznego. Problemy muzeów związane z zachowaniem i konserwacją zbiorów. VI Międzynarodowa Konferencja Konserwatorska Szreniawa, 9-10 października 2014. Muzeum narodowe Rolnictwa i Przemysłu Rolno-Spożywczego w Szreniawie, Szreniawa 2015, s. 137-142.
  9. Broda M., Mazela B., Perdoch W., Cofta G. (2015): Bezbiocydowe środki ochrony drewna przed korozją biologiczną. XIII Sympozjum Polskiego Stowarzyszenia Mykologów Budownictwa „Ochrona obiektów budowlanych przed wilgocią, korozją biologiczną i ogniem”, 24-26 września 2015, Darłowo, Polska. PSMB Seria: Monografia nr 11. Ochrona budynków przed wilgocią, korozją biologiczną i ogniem, Tom XIII, Wrocław 2015. ISBN 978-83-940830-0-7, s. 20-26.
  10. Mazela B., Broda M. (2015): Natural polymer-based flame retardants for wood and wood products, Proceedings of the 11th Meeting of the Northern European Network for Wood Sciences and Engineering (WSE), 14-15 September 2015, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poland, p. 146-155.
  11. Mazela B., Broda M., Perdoch W., Ross Gobakken L., Ratajczak I., Cofta G., Grześkowiak W., Komasa A., Przybył A. (2015): Bio-friendly preservative systems for enhanced wood durability – 1st periodic report on DURAWOOD project. Proceedings IRG Annual Meeting: The 46th IRG Annual Meeting Vina del Mar, Chile, 10-14 May 2015, IRG/WP 15-30677.
  12. Mazela B., Broda M., Perdoch W., Ross Gobakken L., Ratajczak I., Cofta G., Grześkowiak W. (2015): Eco-friendly wood coating and preservative systems . Final COST FP1006 meeting “Advances in modified and functional bio-based surfaces” at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece,  7-9 April 2015.

Other

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE ABROAD:

12.01–10.03.2019    Moisture properties and visco-elastic behaviour of degraded wood treated with organosilicon compounds – scientific internship in The BioComposites Centre, Bangor, UK

15.08–15.09.2018    Effect of silane treatment on mechanical properties of degraded wood - Short Term Scientific Mission in The BioComposites Centre, Bangor, UK (COST Action FP1407)

23.04–13.05.2017     The reactivity of organosilicon compounds with wood - FT-IR study - Short Term Scientific Mission in "Petru Poni" Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of the Romanian Academy (COST Action FP1303)

29.05–28.06.2016    Using DMA device to characterise physicomechanical properties of archaeological oak wood treated with silanes - Short Term Scientific Mission in Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, Section Wood Technology, Ås, Norway (COST Action FP1303)

15.02–15.03.2015    STA analysis and microscopy study of archaeological oak wood. Short Term Scientific Mission in Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute, Section Wood Technology, Ås, Norway (Northern European Network for Wood Science and Engineering)

8–21.12.2014    Using STA for chemical analysis of bio-friendly wood preservatives and coatings - Short Term Scientific Mission in Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute, Section Wood Technology, Ås, Norway (COST Action FP1006)