Employee profile

Dr. Anna Bratek-Skicki

Employee since 2010

Room: 132

Phone: +48 12 6395 129

E-mail: ncbratek(at)cyf-kr.edu.pl

Research topics:

- Convective diffusion of the interactions between polyelectrolytes and colloid particles on solid surfaces.

- Electrostatic double-layer interactions during particle adsorption and kinetics of irreversible adsorption at solid/liquid interfaces


- Direct, in situ microscopic measurements of particle adsorption combined with real time image analysis

- Streaming potential of surfaces covered with polyelectrolytes and colloidal particles.


- 2009 - PhD at the Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry, Polish Academy of Science, Cracow, Poland.

- 2002 - MSc in chemistry at Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland. The title of the master's thesis: "The Synthesis of Glycydoamide and Its Gradual Polyaddition to the Aliphatic Amines".


2009-2010 - IRCSET fellowship at Centre for Bio-Nano Interactions, Dublin, Ireland.


  • A. Bratek-Skicki, P. Eloy, M. Morga, Ch. Dupont-Gillain, "Reversible protein adsorption on mixed PEO/PAA polimer brushes: role of ionic strength and PEO content", Langmuir, 34 (2018) 3037-3048


  • P. Żeliszewska, A. Bratek - Skicki, Z. Adamczyk, M. Cieśla, "Modelling and measurements of fibrinogen adsorption on positively charged microspheres", Condens. Matter Phys., 19 (2016) 13801-13014
  • Anna Bratek-Skicki, Paulina Żeliszewska, Juan M. Ruso, "Fibrinogen: a journey into biotechnology", Soft matter, 12 (2016) 8639-8653


  • P. Żeliszewska, A. Bratek-Skicki, Z. Adamczyk, "Revealing adsorption mechanism of human fibrinogen on positively charge latex", FEBS Journal, 282 (2015) 330
  • A. Bratek - Skicki, P. Żeliszewska, Z. Adamczyk, "Human Fibrinogen Monolayers under Aqueous Conditions", FEBS Journal, 282 (2015) 335-336


  • A. Bratek-Skicki, P. Żeliszewska, Z. Adamczyk, "Human Fibrinogen Adsorption on Latex Particles at pH 7.4 Studied by Electrophoretic Mobility and AFM Measurements", Current Topics In Medicinal Chemistry, 14 (2014) 640-8
  • Z. Adamczyk, A. Bratek-Skicki, P. Żeliszewska, M. Wasilewska, "Mechanisms of fibrinogen adsorption at solid substrates", Current Topics In Medicinal Chemistry, 14 (2014) 702-29
  • Paulina Żeliszewska, Anna Bratek - Skicki, Zbigniew Adamczyk, Michał Cieśla, "Human Fibrinogen Adsorption on Positively Charged Latex Particles", Langmuir, 30 (2014) 11165-11174


  • Anna Bratek-Skicki, Paulina Żeliszewska, Zbigniew Adamczyk, "Tuning conformations of fibrinogen monolayers on latex particles by pH of adsorption", Colloids and Surface B: Biointerfaces, 103 (2013) 482-488
  • A. Bratek-Skicki, P. Żeliszewska, Z. Adamczyk, M. Cieśla, "Human Fibrinogen Monolayers on Latex Particles: Role of Ionic Strength", Langmuir, 29 (2013) 3700-3710
  • P. Żeliszewska, A. Bratek-Skicki, Z. Adamczyk, "Mechanisms of human fibrynogen adsorption on colloid particles determined by electrokinetic and AFM measuremnts", the FEBS Journal, 280 (2013) 159


  • M. Stępnik, J. Arkusz, A. Smok. A. Bratek-Skicki A, Salvati A., Hanrahan J., Lynch I., Dawson A.K.,De Jong Wim H., Rydzynski K.” Diverse Cytotoxic Effects of Silica Nanoparticles with Different Physico-Chemical Characteristics on 3T3-L1 Mouse and WI-38 Human Fibroblast”, Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 263, 2012, 89-101.
  • Z. Adamczyk, A. Bratek-Skicki, P. Dąbrowska, M. Nattich - Rak, "Mechanisms of Fibrinogen Adsorption on Latex Particles Determined by Zeta Potential and AFM Measurements", Langmuir, 28 (2012) 474–485


  • Z. Adamczyk, M. Nattich, A. Bratek, "Adsorption and Deposition of Particles, Polyelectrolytes and Biopolymers", Nanoscience: Colloidal and Interfacial Aspects, 147 (2010) 603-648


  • A.Bratek, Z.Adamczyk, E.Szeląg, A.Bastrzyk, A.Michna, J.Barbasz, "Colloid Particle Deposition on Heterogeneous Surfaces Produced by Polyelectrolyte Adsorption", Colloids Surf. A, 343 (2009) 111-117


  • Z. Adamczyk, A. Michna, M. Szaraniec, A. Bratek, J. Barbasz, "Characterization of Poly(ethylene imine) Layers on Mica by the Streaming Potential and particle Deposition Methods", J. Colloid Interface Sci., 313 (2007) 86-96


  • Z. Adamczyk, A. Bratek, B. Jachimska, T. Jasiński, P. Warszyński, "Structure of Poly(acrylic)acid in Electrolyte Solutions Determined from Simulations and Viscosity Measurements", J. Phys. Chem. B, 110 (2006) 22426-22435