Farmaceutski-biokemijski fakultet

University of Zagreb
Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry
since 1882

izv. prof. dr. sc. Sanja Dabelić

E-mail: sdabelic@pharma.hr
Phone: 01 6394 447
Address: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Ante Kovačića 1, 10000 Zagreb

izv. prof. dr. sc. Sanja  Dabelić

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Sanja Dabelić, PhD, is Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She teaches graduate courses – Biological Chemistry (course leader), Complex Genetics (course leader), Modern Biochemical Techniques (course co-leader), Molecular Biology with Genetic Engineering, Analytical Biochemistry, Physical Biochemistry, postgraduate doctoral study courses Glycobiology and Gene Expression Analysis as well as postgraduate specialist study courses DNA sequence analysis and Molecular diagnostics. Her scientific interests include glycobiological aspects of cell communication and adaptation, biological roles of glycosylation, genetic basis of diseases and biochemical and molecular changes associated with stress and apoptosis. 

Education:

  • 2004 Faculty of Science; University of Zagreb, academic title: PhD, field of science: natural sciences - biology
  • 2000 Faculty of Science; University of Zagreb, Postgraduate doctoral study of Molecular and Cell Biology, academic title: Master of Science, field of science: natural sciences - biology
  • 1996 Faculty of Science; University of Zagreb, Graduate study of Molecular Biology, academic title: Bachelor of Science

Work experience:

  • 2013 – today: Associate Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb
  • 2007-2013: Assistant Professor at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb
  • 2005-2007: senior research assistant the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb
  • 2001-2005: assistant-scientific novice at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb
  • 1997-2001: scientific novice at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb

Visiting positions:

  • May 2013 - Farmaceutski fakultet, Univerzitet u Sarajevu, Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine, guest-lecturer
  • May 2012 - Farmaceutski fakultet, Univerzitet u Sarajevu, Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine, guest-lecturer
  • January – March 2000 - Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, University of Dundee, Dundee, Velika Britanija – guest researcher
  • January – March 1999 -  Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, University of Dundee, Dundee, Velika Britanija – guest researcher

Projects:

  • The role of galectin-3 in bone remodelling, HR-SLO, MZOS-ARRS, 2014 –2015 (associate), “Integra-Life”-FP7 RegPot project  #315997, 2013-2016 (associate), Galectin-3 and infections with Aspergillus from section Nigri , University of Zagreb, 2016-2017 (leader), miRNA expression profiles in apoptosis induced by Hsp90 inhibiton, University of Zagreb, 2014-2015 (associate), miRNA expression in induced apoptosis of tumor cells, University of Zagreb, 2012-2013 (associate) Glycobiological aspects of cell communication and adaptation, Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia # 006-0061194-1218, 2007-2013 (associate), FP6 INCO project “EuroPharm”, #043682, 2007 – 2010 (associate), Biological role of glycosylation and other posttranslational modifications, Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia #0006611, 2002-2006 (associate), FIRCA – NIH Grant R03 TWO1477 „Glycosylation and human lectins in rheumatoid disease“, 2001-2005 (associate), Glycoproteins, lectins and patobiochemistry of stress, Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia #0066320, 1997-2001 (associate)

Awards and Honours:

  • 2012 Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb – Best E-Course-Award for the academic year 2010/2011 (course Complex Genetics, Sanja Dabelić- course leader)
  • 2006 Croatian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (FEBS affiliate) award for young scientists for year 2003
  • 1996  Rector’s Award (University of Zagreb)
  • 1994-1996 Scholarship of the City of Zagreb for top 50 students
  • 1994 Rector’s Award (University of Zagreb)

Memberships:

  • Croatian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology – FEBS (1997-today), Croatian Biological Society (2006 – today)

Other:

  • Mentor of 2 doctoral dissertations, 10 graduate theses and 1 student research works that won Rector’s awards
  • 7 invited lectures at international scientific meeting, 6 invited lectures at Croatian scientific meetings,
  • 7 public lectures
  • Member of the organising committee of satellite meeting to the FEBS/IUBMB congress “Glycoproteomics – protein modifications for versatile functions”, Dubrovnik, 2005, and member of the two organising committees of The Croatian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Congresses (2004 and 2006)
  • President of the Committee for E-learning of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry (2010- ), member of the Committee for experimental work ethics (2014- ), member of the Committee for FBF-self-evaluation (2014-2015)

The works included in the Croatian scientific bibliography (CROSBI)