Contact:  luka.bockor@inantro.hr, +385015535118

Academic and scientific degrees:

2015. PhD in Life and biomolecular sciences, ICGEB-Trieste (International centre for genetic engineering and biotechnology), Italy, awarded by Open University, UK

Dissertation: Characterization of a new mouse model for Crigler-Najjar Syndrome Type I and possible therapeutic approaches.

2008. Biology and chemistry professor, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

Thesis: Intramolecular recombination in bacteria Escherichia coli i Agrobacterium tumefaciens/Intramolekularna rekombinacija u bakterijama Escherichia coli i Agrobacterium tumefaciens.

Work experience:

2017 – present    Postdoc, Institute for anthropological research

2015 – 2016 Experienced researcher at FP7-REGPOT Integra-Life Epigenetics Group, Department of Molecular biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

2010 –  2015   PhD student at ICGEB Trieste The Arturo Falaschi ICGEB PhD Fellowship – Mouse Molecular Genetics Group

Professional education:

2013 Theoretical and Practical Course “Bioinformatics: Computer Methods in Molecular and Systems Biology” (Trieste, Italy)

2012  ICGEB Theoretical Course: “RNA structure and function” (Trieste, Italy)

2011  ICGEB Theoretical Course: “Mouse Genetics; Models for Human Diseases” (Trieste, Italy)

2009 EMBO Young Scientists Forum, Zagreb

2006 Imaging in Space and Time, NATO Brijuni conference

2006 International Conference of Physics Students (ICPS), Bucharest, Romania

Teaching experience:

2015 Lab/practical classes in the field of Genetics, Faculty of Science

2010 Lab/practical classes in the field of Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Science

2009 Lab/practical classes in the field of Molecular Genetics, Faculty of Science

Research interests:

Molecular genetics, epigenetics, biomedicine, biotechnology, evolution

List of Publications: link

Membership in professional organizations:

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)