Jelena Knežević

dr.sc.

Research associated
+385 1 456 0964

1736

Biologija 1/14

Division for Moleculare Medicine
Rudjer Boskovic INstitute
Bijenicka 54
10 000 Zagreb

Education

1. 1995 - B. Sc. in Food Technology, Faculty of Food Technology, University of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia

2. 2004 - M. Sc. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Thesis:”Distribution of polymorphic loci inCFTRgene”

 

3. 2008 - Ph. D. in Natural Sciences, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Thesis: “The function of TLR9 gene/protein in immune response to tumour cells”

Classes

  1. Participation in several postgraduate and doctoral courses at the School of Medicine, School of Natural Sciences; School of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, Croatia and University of Osijek, Croatia
  2. Participation in graduate course: Methods in molecular biology, School of Natural Sciences, University of Zagreb, Zagreb

Featured Publications

1. Etokebe GE,Knežević J, Petričević B, Pavelić J, Vrbanec D, Dembić Z. Single-nucleotide polymorphisms in genes encoding Toll-like receptor (TLR) 2, 3, 4 and 9 in case-control study with breast cancer. Genet Test 2009; doi: 10.1089/gtmb.2009.0045

2. Sansović I,Knežević J, Musani, V, Seeman P, Barišić I, Pavelić J. GJB2 mutations in nonsyndromic hearing loss from Croatia. Genet Test 2009, doi: 10.1089/gtmb.2009.0073

3. Knežević J, Tanacković G, Matijević T, Barišić I, Pavelić J. Analysis of cystic fibrosis gene mutations and associated haplotypes in the Croatian population. Genet Test 2007;11:133-8.

4. Pivac N, Knežević J, Kozarić-Kovačić D, Deželjin M, Mustapić M, Rak D, Matijević T, Pavelić J, Muck-Šeler D. Monoamine oxidase (MAO) intron 13 polymorphism and platelet MAO-B activity in combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder. J Affect Disord 2007;103:131-8.

5. Bulat-Kardum L, Etokebe GE, Knežević J, Balen S, Mataković-Mileusnić N, Zaputović L, Pavelić J, Beg-Zec Z, Dembić Z. Interferon-gamma receptor-1 gene promoter polymorphisms (G-611A; T-56C) and susceptibility to tuberculosis. Scand J Immunol 2006;63:142-50

6. Etokebe GE, Bulat-Kardum L, Johansen MS, Knežević J, Balen S, Mataković-Mileusnić N, Matanić D, Flego V, Pavelić J, Beg-Zec Z, Dembić Z. Interferon-gamma gene (T874A and G2109A) polymorphisms are associated with microscopy-positive tuberculosis. Scand J Immunol 2006;63:136-41.

7. Pivac N, Knežević J, Mustapić M, Deželjin M, Muck-Šeler D, Kozarić-Kovačić D, Balija M, Matijević T, Pavelić J. The lack of association between monoamine oxidase (MAO) intron 13 polymorphism and platelet MAO-B activity among men. Life Sci 2006;79:45-9.

8. Sansović I, Knežević J, Matijević T, Balen S, Barišić I, Pavelić J. Prevalence of the 35delG mutation in the GJB2 gene of patients with nonsyndromic hearing loss from Croatia. Genet Test 2005;9:297-300.

9. Fraser DA, Bulat-Kardum L, Knežević J, Babarović P, Mataković-Mileusnić N, Dellacasagrande J, Matanić D, Pavelić J, Beg-Zec Z, Dembić Z. Interferon-gamma receptor-1 gene polymorphism in tuberculosis patients from Croatia. Scand J Immunol 2003;57:480-4.

10. Etokebe G, Skjeldal F, Nilsen N, Rodionov D, Knežević J, Bulat-Kardum Lj, Espevik T, Bakke O, Dembić Z. Toll-Like Receptor 2 (P631H) Mutant Impaires Membrane Internalization and is a Dominant Negative Allele. Scand J Immunol 2010;71:369-381

Membership in professional associations / societies

  1. Croatian society for Human Genetics
  2. Croatian society for Clinical Genetics
  3. Croatian society for Cancer Research

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