Farmaceutski-biokemijski fakultet

University of Zagreb
Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry
since 1882

dr. sc. Daniela Jakšić

E-mail: djaksic@pharma.hr
Phone: 01 6394 491
Address: Department of Microbiology
Schrottova 39/I. kat, 10000 Zagreb

dr. sc. Daniela Jakšić

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Daniela Jakšić, PhD is a postdoctoral research and teaching associate at the Department of Microbiology. She teaches graduate practical course Microbiology with Parasitology. Her scientific interests include characterisation of fungal species assigned to genus Aspergillus, their secondary metabolites and corresponding mechanisms of actions in human cell lines.

Education:

  • 2011 Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb, Postgraduate doctoral study,
  • 2010 Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb, Graduate study of Pharmacy, academic title: Master of Pharmacy

Work experience:

  • 2016.-postdoctoral research and teaching associate at department of Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb
  • 2011 – 2016.: assistant-research and teaching associate at department of Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb

Visiting positions:

  • February – March, September - October 2013, October 2014 – January 2015: Department of microbiology, Faculty of Science and Informatics, University of Szeged.

Projects:

Principal Investigator:

  • §  2018- Genotyping of Aspergillus species and mycotoxins producing abilities ex-vivo / Research support funded by University of Zagreb

Project Associate:

  • 2016 – 2017- New detection method for Mycotoxin Sterigmatocystin in food and environment (PoC6_11_71) / Proof Concept HAMAG-BICRO
  • 2016. Galectin-3 and infections by Aspergillus section Nigri/ University of Zagreb
  • 2016 – 2020- Adverse effects of single and combined mycotoxins produced by Aspergilli – MycotoxA (IP-09-2014-5982, Research project funded by Croatian Science Foundation)
  • 2016- The role of p53 protein in genotoxicity of aflatoxin B1, fumonisin B2 and sterigmatocystin in human lung adenocarcinoma cells/ Research support funded by University of Zagreb
  • 2015 – 2019- The role of stress protein Hsp70 in immune and inflammatory responses in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (IP-2014-09-1247, Research project funded by Croatian Science Foundation)
  • 2014-Modulation of the virulence of medically important Candida spp./ Research support funded by University of Zagreb
  • 2013-2014- Health implications of toxic secondary metabolites produced by airborne filamentous fungi / Research support funded by University of Zagreb

2011-2013- Micromycetes and interaction of the toxic metabolites- health and prevention/ Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia

Awards and honours:

  • Rector award for student scientific research project 2009

Memberships:

  • Member of European Respiratory Society- ERS, since 2017;
  • Secretary of Mycology section of Croatian Microbiological Society, since 2017;
  • Member of Croatian Toxicological Society (part of Federation of European Toxicologists and European Societies of Toxicology- EUROTOX), since 2012;
  • Member of Croatian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (part of Federation of European Biochemical Societies- FEBS), since 2012;
  • Member of Croatian Microbiological Society (part of Federation of European Microbiological Societies- FEMS), since 2009

Organization of scientific events

  • 2015- Central European Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistence (CESAR), Šibenik, Croatia, September 23-26, 2015 / Member of the Organizing Committee
  • 2015- International Symposium Power of Fungi and Mycotoxins in Health and Disease, Šibenik, Croatia, September 20-23, 2015/ Symposium Secretary
  • 2011- International Symposium Power of Fungi and Mycotoxins in Health and Disease, Primošten, Croatia, October 19-22, 2011/ Member of the Organizing Committee

Other:

  • Member of Kendo club Zagreb, since 2013
  • Certificate for the contribution in „Student exchange programme“ (SEP) in Academic Year 2011/2012 by Croatian Pharmacy and Medical Biochemistry Students' Association (CPSA)-

The works included in the Croatian scientific bibliography (CROSBI)