Dr. Urszula Bialek-Wyrzykowska, PhD in life sciences, at IIMCB since 2001, Deputy Director for Development since 2017. At the time of her employment Dr. Bialek-Wyrzykowska was a successful scientist who gradually moved towards management in science. She is co-author of research publications, patented invention and publications on zebrafish in research and education in Poland. Being a successful project manager, she created and headed the International Cooperation Unit that mainly dealt with international grants (FP5, FP6, FP7, Wellcome Trust, European Molecular Biology Organization, National Institutes of Health, Max Planck Society, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft). She was a Project Manager of two IIMCB flagship projects funded under FP7 RegPot programme: HEALTH-PROT and FishMed. Dr. Bialek-Wyrzykowska also has been involved in organization of various scientific events, including International FishMed Conferences on Zebrafish Research (2016, 2018), where she acted as a Chair of the Organizing Committee. As a Deputy Director for Development, Dr. Bialek-Wyrzykowska is responsible for cooperation with the International Advisory Board and doctoral schools, confers with the Ministry of Science and Higher Education with regard to evaluation and statutory funding; oversees core facilities and handles development of science-related policies such as Research Integrity, Open Science, Responsible Science.