Contact: ivan.dolanc@inantro.hr , Phone: +38515535112

Academic and Scientific Degrees

  • 2012 University of  Split , University Centre for Forensic Science, Master of Forensic science
  • 2010 University of  Split, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Tehnology, title: Bsc Chemical Engineering

Work Experience

  • 2020 Administrator of the Centre for Applied Bioanthropology, Institute of Anthropology, Zagreb
  • 2016 Professional Associate, Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb
  • 2014 – 2016 CROATIA Health insurance

Work on projects

  • 2021-2022 “The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the determinants of food choice in the adult population of Croatia and Belgium (CFC CRO-BE)” (Co-PIs: Jose Luis Peñalvo, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerpen; Tamara Sorić, Psychiatric Hospital Ugljan) (international collaborative project)
  • 2020-2022 “Unraveling Data for Rapid Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19 (unCoVer)” (HORIZON2020, project manager: Jose Penalvo, INANTRO project team leader: Miran Čoklo)
  • Since September 2017, a member of the founding project of the Croatian Science Foundation’s Croatian Island’s Birth Cohort Study – CRIBS (UIP-09-2014, project leader Saša Missoni, Ph.D.)
  • Since May 2017, a member of the research project HRZZ “Investigation of the balance of the microbiome of the colon – MicroEquilibrium” (IP-2016-06-3509, project leader Assoc. Prof. Antonio Starčević, PhD)
  • 2010 – 2012 Member of Workgroup  EduQuality – Education for Equal Opportunities at Croatian Universities

Organizational Skills and Competences

  • 2021 member of the Organizing Committee of the International Scientific Conference “12th ISABS Conference on Forensic and Anthropologic Genetics and Mayo Clinic Lectures in Individualized Medicine”
  • 2021 Secretary of the International Congress: IUAES Congress 2020: Coming of Age on Earth: Legacies and Next Generation Anthropology
  • 2020 member of the Organizing Committee of the International Scientific Conference “15. International Conference of Auxology: Growth and Health – A Life Course Perspective (International Society for the Study of Human Growth and Clinical Auxology – ISGA)”, 2022, Šibenik.
  • 2019 member of the Organizing Committee of the International Scientific Conference “11th ISABS Conference on Forensic and Anthropologic Genetics and Mayo Clinic Lectures in Individualized Medicine”
  • 2017 member of the Organizing Committee of the International Scientific Conference “10th ISABS Conference on Forensic and Anthropological Genetics and Mayo Clinic Lectures in Individualized Medicine”
  • 2017 member of the Organizing Committee of the scientific conference “Anthropology and Health”
  • 2017 member of the Organizing Committee of the “School of Biological Anthropology”
  • 2013 member of the Organizing Committee of the International Scientific Conference “8th ISABS Conference on Forensic and Anthropological Genetics and Mayo Clinic Lectures in Individualized Medicine”
  • 2010 – 2013 member of the working group EduQuality- Education for Equal Opportunities at Croatian Universities

Laboratory skills and competencies

  • DNA isolation from biological samples (whole blood)
  • Inductively coupled plasma tandem mass spectrometry (ICP-MS / MS)
  • Laser ablation (LA)
  • Gas chromatography with Q-TOF mass spectrometry (GC-MS / MS Q-TOF)
  • years of experience in the laboratory of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemical Technology, University of Split

Participation in writing / planning scientific and professional projects

  • Participated in the planning and preparation of the project proposal “Potential of toxicological burden analysis and genetic landscape of ACE2 to predict poor clinical course of COVID-19 using artificial intelligence (ToxiCov)” (leader: Saša Missoni, PhD), HRZZ, IP- CORONA-2020-04
  • Participated in the planning and preparation of the project proposal “Unraveling Data for Rapid Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19 (unCoVer)” (PI: Jose Penalvo, INANTRO PI: Miran Čoklo), HORIZON 2020.
  • Participated in the planning and preparation of the project proposal “National Platform for Combating Disinformation (NAPA)” (INANTRO PI: Miran Čoklo), 2020 CEF Telecom Call – European Digital Media Observatory (CEF-TC-2020-2) within the European Digital Media Observatory, EC
  • Participated in the planning and preparation of the project proposal “Toxicological burden analysis to predict poor clinical course and outcomes of COVID-19 (ToxiCov)” (leader: Miran Čoklo, PhD), HRZZ, tender IP-CORONA-2020-12

Research Interest: forensics, toxicology, population genetics, pharmacogenomics, forensic gentics

Membership in professional organizations and associations

  • Croatian Society for Precision (Personalized) Medicine
  • European Anthropological Association
  • Croatian Society for Human Genetics
  • Croatian Medical Association
  • World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS)
  • Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
  • Matrix Croatica (Vinkovci Branch)

Positions within the Institute of Anthropology

  • Since 2020. Member of the Governing Board
  • Since 2020, Administrator of the Center for Applied Bioanthropology
  • From 2020. Employer’s representative for safety at work
  • Since 2016. Member of the Ethics Committee