Farmaceutski-biokemijski fakultet

University of Zagreb
Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry
since 1882

izv. prof. dr. sc. Olga Gornik

E-mail: ogornik@pharma.hr
Phone: 01 6394 449
Address: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Ante Kovačića 1, 10000 Zagreb

Profile

Olga Gornik, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She teaches graduate courses Biological Chemistry, Molecular biology with the genetic engineering, and Analytical Biochemistry, as well as postgraduate course Glycobiology. Her main scientific interests are in the field of Glycobiology, and include analytics of glycan structures in different physiological and pathological conditions.

EDUCATION

  • 2007 Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb, Postgraduate doctoral studies, Academic title: PhD in Biomedicine and health
  • 2001 Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb, Graduate study of Medical Biochemistry, academic title: Master of Medical Biochemistry

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 2016 – present: Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb
  • 2010 – 2026: Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb
  • 2001 – 2010: research and teaching assistant , Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb

VISITING POSITIONS

  • March – May 2006 Institute for Glycobiology, University of Oxford, UK

PROJECTS

  • PI on projects: Glycosylation of plasma proteins in type 1 diabetes (Croatian Science Foundation, 2015-2018), Fucosylation in diagnosis of Maturity onset diabetes of the young (European Foundation for the study of diabetes, 2013- 2015), Influence of statins on glycosylation of plasma proteins and IgG (University of Zagreb, 2015) Glycosylation of plasma proteins in the aetiology of type 2 diabetes (University of Zagreb, 2013).
  • Associate on projects funded by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia : Glycobiological aspects of cell communication (2007 – 2012.), Biological role of glycosylation and other posttranslational modifications (2002 – 2007.) and Glycoproteins, lections and pathobiochemistry of stress (2001 – 2002.).

AWARDS AND HONOURS

  • 2001 Rector's award for the best student work
  • 2008 Award for the best research assistant, Croatian society of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory medicine

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Croatian society for biochemistry and molecular biology (FEBS) , since 1999


The works included in the Croatian scientific bibliography (CROSBI)


The works included in the Croatian scientific bibliography (CROSBI)