Branka Salopek Sondi

Branka Salopek Sondi

dr.sc.

znanstveni savjetnik
+385 1 456 1143

1643

(385) 1 4561 177

Krilo 5/316

Bijenička cesta 54
10 000 Zagreb

Obrazovanje

  • 1992., Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu, Zagreb, Molekularna biologija, Dipl.inž. biologije
  • 1995., Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu, Zagreb, Molekularna i stanična biologija, Mr.sc. biologije
  • 2000., Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Sveučilište u Zagrebu, Zagreb, Molekularna i stanična biologija, Dr.sc. biologije

Usavršavanje:

  • -1997.-1999.: Nacionalni institute za biologiju, Ljubljana, Slovenija (Prof. Dr.sc. Maja Kovač), kratkoročna doktorsko usavršavanja; Područje: analiza biljnih hormona citokinina i biljnih pigmenata
  • 1998-2000.: Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, SAD (Prof. Dr.sc. Linda Luck), doktorsko usavršavanje; Područje: Struktura i funkcija proteina
  • 2001.-2003.: Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY, SAD (Prof. Dr.sc. Linda Luck), poslijedoktorsko usavršavanje; Područje: Struktura i funkcija proteina

Područja znanosti

prirodne znanosti, biologija, biokemija i molekularna biologija, botanika

Specifični znanstveni interesi

biljna fiziologija i molekularna biologija; biljni hormoni u regulaciji biljnog razvitka; biokemija proteina

Projekti

  • Phytohormones in abiotic stress of  Brassica crops: mechanism of tolerance and application, HRZZ, 2015-2019
  • The role of salicylic acid and auxins in defence responses of Brassica crop plants, DAAD (PI: Ludwig-Muller J. and Rusak G., Co-PI: Salopek-Sondi B.),  2015-2016.
  • Phytochemical evaluation and antioxidant capacities of commercial and autochthonous fruit and vegetable varieties, applied grant, Podravka food industry, 2013-2014 
  • Study of plant enzymes from metallopeptidase families M20 and M49, Alexander von Humboldt foundation (PIs: Tomić S., Ludwig-Muller J., Abramić M., Salopek-Sondi B., Wade R.), 2012-2015.
  • Phenolic derivatives inPhyscomitrella patensHedw.: profile, hormonal regulation and role in biotic stress, DAAD grant, (PIs: Ludwig-Muller J. and Rusak G., Co-PI: Salopek-Sondi B.), 2013-2014.
  • Molekularna regulacija biljnog razvitka, temeljni projekt MZOŠ 098-098 098-0982913-2829, 2007-2013
  • Endogenous antimicrobial compounds in Chinese cabbage (Brassica rapa L.)  upon viral and bacterial infections, DAAD collaboration, (research associate, PIs: Ludwig-Muller J. and Rusak G.), 2011-2012.
  • Biljni hormoni u razvoju i biotskom stresu: biokemijski i molekularni pristup, Hrvatsko-Slovenski bilateralni projekt, 2007- 2009.
  • Propagacija aronie, Aronia melanocarpa L., Projekt suradnje između Instituta Ruđer Bošković i Centra za brdsko-planinsku poljoprivredu, 2006 –2007.
  • Propagacija američke borovnice Vaccinium corymbosum L., projekt suradnje između Instituta Ruđer Bošković i Centra za brdsko-planinsku poljoprivredu, 2005 –2008.

Nagrade i priznanja

2018. Nagrada "Utjecajne hrvatske žene" 2018. (Croatian Women of Influence 2018)

2017. Nagrada HAZU za prirodne znanosti i matematiku

Nastava

  • Biljni hormoni: od biosinteze do aktivnosti, voditeljica kolegija, interdisciplinarni doktorski studij Molekularne bioznanosti (MOBI), 2012-
  • Molekularna enzimologija: metalo-enzimi uključeni u metabolizam biološki aktivnih peptide, predavač suradnik (voditeljica kolegija: Dr.sc. Marija Abramić), interdisciplinarni doktorski studij Molekularne bioznanosti (MOBI), 2008-
  • Molekularna mikrobiologija, predavač suradnik (voditeljica kolegija: Dr.sc. Dušica Vujaklija), diplomski studij Agronomije, Sveučilište u Zagrebu, 2010-

 

Istaknute publikacije

Biljna biologija:

  • Salopek-Sondi B., Pavlović I., Smolko A., Šamec D. (2017) Auxin as mediator in abiotic stress responses, in “Mechanism of Plant Hormone Signaling Under Stress“,Girdhar Pandey (Ed), First Edition, Volume 1. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, New Jersey, str. 3-36. ISBN: 978-1-118-88892-6, pp 1104.
  • Šamec D., Pavlović I., Salopek-Sondi B. (2017) White cabbage (Brassica oleracea var. capitata f. alba): botanical, phytochemical and pharmacologicall overwiev, Phytochemistry Reviews, 16, 117-135. DOI: 10.1007/s11101-016-9454-4
  • Karačić Z., Vukelić B., Ho G.H., Jozić I., Sučec I., Salopek-Sondi B., Kozlović M., Brenner S.C., Ludwig-Müller J., Abramić M. (2017) A novel plant enzyme with dual activity: an atypical Nudix hydrolase and a dipeptidyl peptidase III.  Biological Chemistry, 398, 101-112. DOI:10.1515/hsz-2016-0141.
  • Smolko A., Šupljika F., Martinčić J, Jajčanin-Jozić N., Grabar-Branilović M., Tomić S., Ludwig-Muller J., Piantanida I., Salopek-Sondi B. (2016) The role of conserved Cys residues in Brassica rapa auxin amidohydrolase: the Cys139 is crucial for the enzyme activity and the Cys320 regulates enzyme stability,  Physical Chemistry Chemical Physic, 18, 8890—8900. DOI: 10.1039/C5CP06301A.
  • Salopek-Sondi B., Pollmann S., Gruden K., Oelmüller R., Ludwig-Müller J. (2015) Improvement of root architecture under abiotic stress through control of auxin homeostasis in Arabidopsis and Brassica crops. Journal of Endocytobiosis and Cell Research 26, 100-111.
  • Salopek-Sondi B., Šamec D, Mihaljević S., Smolko A., Pavlović I., Janković I., Ludwig-Müller J. (2013) Influence of stress hormones on auxin homeostasis in Brassica rapa seedlings, Plant Cell Reports, 32, 1031-1042.
  • Brcko A., Penčik A., Magnus V., Prebeg T., Mlinarić S., Antunović J., Lepeduš H., Cesar V., Strnad M., Rolčik J., Salopek-Sondi B.  (2012) Endogenous auxin profile in the Christmas rose (Helleborus niger L.) flower and fruit: Free and amide conjugated IAA. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 31, 63–78. DOI: 10.1007/s00344-011-9220-1
  • Salopek-Sondi B. (2011) Reproductive development of the Christmas rose (Helleborus niger L.): The role of plant hormones. Croatica Chemica Acta 84, 277-285.
  • Ayele B. T., Magnus V., Mihaljević S., Prebeg T., Čož-Rakovac R., Ozga J. A., Reinecke D. M., Mander L. N., Kamiya Y., Yamaguchi S., Salopek-Sondi B. (2010) Endogenous gibberellin profile during Christmas rose (Helleborus niger L.) flower and fruit development. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 29, 194-209.
  • Penčik A., Rolčik J., Novak O., Magnus V., Bartak P., Buchtik R., Salopek-Sondi B., Strnad M. (2009) Isolation of novel indole-3-acetic acid conjugates by immunoaffinity extraction. Talanta 80, 651-655.
  • Savić B., Tomić S., Magnus V., Gruden K., Barle K., Grenković R., Ludwig-Müller J., Salopek-Sondi B. (2009) Auxin amidohydrolases from Brassica rapa cleave the alanine conjugate of indolepropionic acid as a preferable substrate: a biochemical and modeling approach. Plant and Cell Physiology 50, 1577-1589.
  • Tarkowski P., Tarkowska D., Novak O., Mihaljević S., Magnus V., Strnad M., Salopek-Sondi B. (2006) Cytokinins in the perianth, carpels and developing fruit of Helleborus niger L., Journal of Experimental Botany 10, 2237-2247.

Hrana i tehnologije:

  • Šamec D., Maretić M., Lugarić J., Mešić A., Salopek-Sondi B., Duralija, B. (2016) Assessment of the differences in the physical, chemical and phytochemical properties of four strawberry cultivars using principal component analysis, Food Chemistry, 194, 828-834. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2015.08.095
  • Šamec D., Durgo K., Gruz J., Kremer D., Piljac-Žegarac J., Salopek-Sondi B. (2015) Genetic and phytochemical variability of six Teucrium arduiniL. populations and their antioxidant/prooxidant behavior examined by biochemical, macromolecule- and cell-based approaches. Food Chemistry, (Special Issue "Chemistry of food-related plants"), 186, 298-305. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2014.07.135,
  • Šamec D., Bogović M., Vincek D., Martinčić J., Salopek-Sondi B. (2014) Assessing the authenticity of the white cabbage (Brassica oleraceavar.capitataf.alba) cv. ‘Varaždinski’ by molecular and phytochemical markers, Food Research International, 60, 266–272.

Interdisciplinarna istraživanja:

  • Čadež V., Škapin S. D., Leonardi A., Križaj I.,  Kazazić S., Salopek-Sondi B., Sondi I. (2017): Formation and morphogenesis of a cuttlebone’s aragonite biomineral structures for the common cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis) on the nanoscale: Revisited. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 508, 95–104.
  • Mikleušević A., Primožić I., Hrenar T., Salopek-Sondi B., Tang L., Majerić Elenkov  M. (2016) Azidolysis of Epoxides Catalysed by the Halohydrin Dehalogenase from Arthrobacter sp. AD2 and a Mutant with Enhanced Enantioselectivity: an (S)-selective HHDH., Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 27, 930–935. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetasy.2016.08.003.
  • Mikleušević A., Hameršak Z., Salopek-Sondi B., Tang L., Janssen D.B., Majerić Elenkov M. (2015) Synthesis of 5-substituted 2-oxazolidinones through the halohydrin dehalogenase catalyzed dynamic kinetic resolution, Advanced Synthesis & Catalysis, 357, 1709-1714. DOI 10.1002/adsc.201500111.
  • Majerić Elenkov M., Primožič I., Hrenar T., Smolko A., Čićak M., Dokli I., Salopek-Sondi B., Tang L. (2012) Catalytic activity of halohydrin dehalogenases towards spiroepoxides.Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry,10, 5063-5072. DOI:10.1039/C2OB25470K
  • Vukelić B., Salopek-Sondi B., Špoljarić J., Sabljić I., Meštrović N., Agić D., Abramić M. (2012) Reactive cysteine in the active-site motif of Bacteroides thetaiotaomicron dipeptidyl peptidase III is a regulatory residue for the enzyme activity, Biological Chemistry 393, 37-46. DOI: 10.1515/BC-2011-193
  • Sondi I., Salopek-Sondi B., Škapin D.S., Šegota S., Jurina I., Vukelić B. (2011) Colloid-chemical processes in growth and design of bio-inorganic aragonite structure in scleractinian coral Cladocora caespitosa, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 354, 181-189.
  • Salopek-Sondi B., Vukelić B., Špoljarić J., Šimaga Š.,Vujaklija D., Makarević J., Jajčanin N., Abramić M. (2008) Functional tyrosine residue in the active center of human dipeptidyl peptidase III. Biological Chemistry 389, 163-167.
  • Sondi I., Salopek-Sondi B. (2005) The influence of primary structure of  enzymes on the formation of CaCO3 polymorphs: A comparison of plant (Canavalia ensiformis) and bacterial (Bacillus pasteurii) ureases. Langmuir 21, 8876-8882.
  • Sondi I., Salopek-Sondi B. (2004) Silver nanoparticles as antimicrobial agent: a case study on E-coli as a model for Gram-negative bacteria. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 275, 177-182.

Članstva u profesionalnim udrugama / društvima

  • Hrvatsko botaničko društvo
  • Hrvatsko društvo za biljnu biologiju
  • Hrvatsko biološko društvo
  • Hrvatsko društvo za biokemiju i molekularnu biologiju
  • Japanese Society for Plant Physiology
  • Federation of European Societies of Plant Biology (FESPB)

Ostalo

Uredništva   

- Acta Botanica Croatica, glavna urednica, 2014.-  

- Acta Botanica Croatica, područni urednik,  2009. -2013.

  • Mentorstva

- diplomski radovi: Silvana Rošić, 2008; Maja Brajlović, 2010; Ivana Kapustić, 2010; Andreja Kamenečki, 2011; Iva Janković, 2012, Renata Grenković 2012, Ivana Rubić (u izradi)

-doktorski radovi: Dunja Šamec, 2013; Vida Ćadež, 2015; Iva Pavlović, 2017; Ana Smolko (u izradi); Zrinka Karačić (u izradi); Ida Linić (u izradi)

Ova stranica koristi kolačiće

Neki od tih kolačića nužni su za ispravno funkcioniranje stranice, dok se drugi koriste za praćenje korištenja stranice radi poboljšanja korisničkog iskustva.

Za više informacija pogledajte naše uvjete korištenja.

  • Kolačići koji su nužni za ispravno funkcioniranje stranice. Moguće ih je onemogućiti u postavkama preglednika.