Contact: natalija.novokmet@inantro.hr, +38515535132

Academic and Scientific Degrees:

  • 2015 Assistant Professor. Field of Humanities, Field of Ethnology and Anthropology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
  • 2014. Scientific associate. Field of biomedicine and health sciences.
  • 2012 Scientific associate. Field of humanities.
  • 2011 PhD in Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia. Doctoral Thesis Title: Meta-analysis of substructuring influence of statistical forensic parameters on genetic STR markers in the area of Southerneastern Europe
  • 2007 MSc in Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia. Thesis Title:Genetic polymorphisms of 15 AmpFISTR identifiler loci in Romani population from Međimurje (Northwestern Croatia)
  • 2000 Professor of biology, Faculty of Philosophy, Pedagogy Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • 1996 B.Sc. in Biology – field: ecology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia

 

Work Experience:

  • 2012 Professional Advisor, Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb
  • 2010 Senior expert associate, Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb
  • 2006 Expert associate – Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb

Work on projects:

– 2005 – 2011 «Population structure of Croatia – antropogenetic approach» – Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia

– 2007 – 2008 «Genetics of Metabolic Syndrome in an Adriatic Island Population» – project of the National Institute of Health, USA in collaboration with Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, USA

  • 2001  Secretary of the Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb
  • 1999  Professor of biology, microbiology and dermatology of High school «Ivana Zakmardija Dijankovečkog»
  • 1996 – 1999 Bookshop «Algoritam»

 

Organizational Skills and Competences:

Organization of international scientific meetings (School of Biological Anthropology and Anthropology and Health) and congresses:

  • 2013 39th School of Biological Anthropology “Dr. Hubert Maver”: Anthropology of
    Adolescence, Zagreb
  • 2011 38th School of Biological Anthropology: Current Research on Palaeolithic in Southern and Central Europe, Zagreb
  • 2010 36th School of Biological Anthropology: Anthropology – Transition in the Paradigm: Population Study to the Search for Disease Genes, Zagreb
  • 2010 37th School of Biological Anthropology: The Vindija Neandertals and Their Place in History, Zagreb
  • 2009 34th School of Biological Anthropology: Advances in Human Evolutionary Research, Zagreb
  • 2008 33th School of Biological Anthropology: Current Issues in Paleoanthropology: From Bones to DNA, Zagreb
  • 2006. 32th School of Biological Anthropology: Biological, Cultural and Environmental Linkages: Current Research and Future Trends, Zagreb
  • 2005. 31th School of Biological Anthropology: Emerging Era of High Throughput in Population Genetics, Zagreb and Hvar
  • 2003. Anthropology and Health: Phylogeographic Structuring of Modern Human Populations – mtDNA and Y Chromosome Perspective, Hvar
  • 2002. Anthropology and Health: Current Topics in European Anthropology in the Light of Molecular Genetics, Hvar
  • 2002. 13th congress of the European Anthropological Association: A quarter of Century of the European Anthropological Association – Reflections and Perspectives, Zagreb

 

Scientific and Professional Work

  • 2011. – University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science (software STRUCTURE for using multi-locus genotype data to investigate population structure)
  • 2008 University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Workshop “Analysis of molecular diversity”
  • 2007 Laboratory for forensic genetics and analysis of ancient DNA, Genos d.o.o., Zagreb
  • 2006 Molecular genetic laboratory, Institute for Anthropological Research, Croatia

 

Research interests: population genetics, molecular anthropology, STR loci, forensics

 

List of publications link

 

Teaching experience

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb – undergraduate programme, assisting at courses

  • Introduction to Anthropology – main lecturer academician Pavao Rudan
  • Molecular Archaeogenetics – main lecturer academician Pavao Rudan

Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb – undergraduate programme, assisting at courses

  • Biological Anthropology – main lecturer academician Pavao Rudan

Faculty of Forensic Sciences, Split

  • Basic population genetics – main lecturer academician Pavao Rudan

 

Memeberships in Professional Organizations and Associations

  • Croatian Anthropological Society
  • European Society of Human Genetics