Farmaceutski-biokemijski fakultet

University of Zagreb
Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry
since 1882

dr. sc. Toma Keser

E-mail: tkeser@pharma.hr
Phone: 01 6394 469
Address: Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Ante Kovačića 1, 10000 Zagreb

dr. sc. Toma Keser

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Toma Keser, PhD, is working as a Research and Teaching Assistant at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb. He teaches practical parts of graduate courses in Biological chemistry, Molecular biology with genetic engineering and Analytical Biochemistry, as well as postgraduate course Glycobiology. His main research interest is in glycobiology, especially glycosylation of immunoglobulin G.

 

Education:

  • 2016      Elected to Research Fellow in the area of Biomedicine and Health, the field of Pharmacy
  • 2016      Defended his PhD thesis entitled „Influence of genetic and environmental factors on N-glycosylation of immunoglobulin G and total plasma proteins determined by twin study“ and acquired a PhD degree in the area of Biomedicine and Health, the field of Pharmacy, the branch of Pharmacy, supervisor: prof.dr.sc. Gordan Lauc
  • 2012-today         Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb, Postgraduate doctoral study
  • 2006-2011           Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb, Graduate study of Pharmacy, academic title: Master of Pharmacy

 

Work experience:

  • 2012-today         Research and Teaching Assistant at the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb
  • 2011-2012           PhD student and Researcher, Glycobiology Laboratory, Genos Ltd, Zagreb

 

Research and training:

  • February - March 2015  Estonian Genome Center at the University of Tartu (EGCUT), Tartu, Estonia; head of the center Prof Andres Metspalu, PhD; visiting researcher
  • June - November 2013 Glycomics and Glycoproteomics group, Center for Proteomics and Metabolomics, Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC, Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum), Leiden, Netherlands; research group leader Prof Manfred Wuhrer, PhD; visiting researcher

 

Projects:

  • 2017-2022           IRI “New generation of high-throughput glyco-services” (from European structural and investment funds); associate
  • 2017-2020           Centre of Research Excellence „ Personalised Health Care “; associate
  • 2015-2018           Croatian Science Foundation “Glycosylation of plasma proteins in type 1 diabetes”; associate
  • 2014-2018           Croatian Science Foundation “Epigenetic regulation of immunoglobulin G glycosylation”; associate
  • 2013-2015           European Foundation for the study of diabetes “Fucosylation in diagnosis of Maturity onset diabetes of the young”; associate
  • 2012-2018         Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia “Glycoproteomics of stress and stress-associated disease” (project ID: 006-0061194-2023); associate
  • 2011-2012   FP7 HighGlycan project “Methods for High-Throughput (HTP) Analysis of Protein Glycosylation”; associate

 

Awards and honours:

  • 2017      Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry of the University of Zagreb Young Scientist Award
  • 2017      The Federation of the European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) grant to attend the 17th Young Scientists’ Forum (YSF) and FEBS Congress 2017
  • 2010      Rector's Prize for scientific work

 

Memberships:

The Croatian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (HDBMB) (2012-today)

 

Bibliography

https://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=335513


The works included in the Croatian scientific bibliography (CROSBI)