Maja Kesić

Maja Kesić

dr.sc.

expert assistant

1615

Krilo 5/204

IRB
Bijenička 54
HR-10000 Zagreb

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Education

  • 2016: PhD in biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2009: BSc in Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2009: Profesor of Biology and Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Awards and Achievements

  • 2013. - Stipend awarded by Austrian Pharmacological Society (APHAR) for attending: 18th Scientific Symposium of the APHAR, Joint Meeting with the Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian Pharmacological Societies, Graz, Austria 
  • 2011. – Stipend awarded by Croatian Neuroscience Society for attending SNC´11, Central European FENS Featured Regional Meeting, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Classes

  • Biological Psychology I (leader: J. Štefulja), BSc study in Psychology, Croatian Catholic University (2012/2013, 2013/2014)
  • Biomembranes (leader: M. Ilakovac Kveder), study of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Zagreb (2010/11, 2011/2012)
  • Biophysic of the cell (leader: M. Ilakovac Kveder), study of Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Zagreb (2010/2011)

Featured Publications

Blažević SA, Horvatiček M, Kesić M, Zill P, Hranilović D, Ivanišević M, Desoye G, Štefulj J (2017) Epigenetic adaptation of the placental serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) to gestational diabetes mellitus. PLoS ONE 12(6): e0179934. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179934

Erjavec I, Bordukalo-Nikšić T, Brkljačić J, Grčević D, Mokrović G,Kesić M, Rogić D, Zavadoski W, Paralkar V, Grgurević L, Trkulja V, Čičin-Šain L, Vukičević S (2016) Constitutively elevated blood serotonin is associated with bone loss and type 2 diabetes in rats. PLoS One. 11(2);e0150102. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0150102. eCollection 2016.

Kesić M, Tvrdeić A, Kolarić D, Stojković R, Čičin-Šain L (2015)Serotonergic modulation of pain and analgesic responses: A study in rats with constitutionally altered serotonin transporters. Eur J Pain 19: 508-15 

Membership in professional associations / societies

  • Member of Croatian Society for Neuroscience (CSFN) - member of FENS
  • Croatian Genetic Society
  • Croatian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Croatian Laboratory Animal Science Association