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Dr. Anja Barešić

Research associate



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Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička 54
HR-10000 Zagreb

Research Areas

Specific research interests


Journal articles

Scientific and review papers

  • Meštrović, T., Matijašić, M., Perić, M., Čipčić Paljetak, H., Barešić, A. & Verbanac, D. (2020) The Role of Gut, Vaginal, and Urinary Microbiome in Urinary Tract Infections: From Bench to Bedside. Diagnostics, 11 (1), 7, 12 doi:10.3390/diagnostics11010007.
  • Matijašić, M., Meštrović, T., Čipčić Paljetak, H., Perić, M., Barešić, A. & Verbanac, D. (2020) Gut Microbiota beyond Bacteria—Mycobiome, Virome, Archaeome, and Eukaryotic Parasites in IBD. International journal of molecular sciences, 21 (8), 2668, 21 doi:10.3390/ijms21082668.
  • Barešić, A., Nash, A., Dahoun, T., Howes, O. & Lenhard, B. (2020) Understanding the genetics of neuropsychiatric disorders: the potential role of genomic regulatory blocks. Molecular Psychiatry, 25 (1), 6-18 doi:10.1038/s41380-019-0518-x.

  • Lessel, D., Gehbauer, C., Bramswig, N., Schluth-Bolard, C., Venkataramanappa, S., van Gassen, K., Hempel, M., Haack, T., Baresic, A., Genetti, C., Funari, M., Lessel, I., Kuhlmann, L., Simon, R., Liu, P., Denecke, J., Kuechler, A., de Kruijff, I., Shoukier, M., Lek, M., Mullen, T., Lüdecke, H., Lerario, A., Kobbe, R., Krieger, T., Demeer, B., Lebrun, M., Keren, B., Nava, C., Buratti, J., Afenjar, A., Shinawi, M., Guillen Sacoto, M., Gauthier, J., Hamdan, F., Laberge, A., Campeau, P., Louie, R., Cathey, S., Prinz, I., Jorge, A., Terhal, P., Lenhard, B., Wieczorek, D., Strom, T., Agrawal, P., Britsch, S., Tolosa, E. & Kubisch, C. (2018) BCL11B mutations in patients affected by a neurodevelopmental disorder with reduced type 2 innate lymphoid cells. Brain, 141 (8), 2299-2311 doi:10.1093/brain/awy173.
  • Panek, M., Čipčić Paljetak, H., Barešić, A., Perić, M., Matijašić, M., Lojkić, I., Vranešić Bender, D., Krznarić, Ž. & Verbanac, D. (2018) Methodology challenges in studying human gut microbiota – effects of collection, storage, DNA extraction and next generation sequencing technologies. Scientific reports, 8, 5143, 13 doi:10.1038/s41598-018-23296-4.
  • Leskovar, D., Kraljević, I., Panek, M., Kunović, A., Meštrović, T., Perić, M., Čipčić Paljetak, H., Matijašić, M., Barešić, A., Vranešić Bender, D., Brinar, M., Turk, N., Oroz, V., Crnčević Urek, M., Kalauz, M., Kufner, V., Brajša, K., Ergović, G., Ljubas Kelečić, D., Grgić, D., Karas, I., Rogić, D., Banić Marko, Krznarić, Ž. & Verbanac, D. (2018) Vitamin D in patients with irritable bowel syndrome – status and modulation factors. Medix : specijalizirani medicinski dvomjesečnik, 14 (132), 201-219.

  • Leskovar, D., Meštrović, T., Barešić, A., Kraljević, I., Panek, M., Čipčić Paljetak, H., Perić, M., Matijašić, M., Rogić, D., Barišić, A., Ljubas Kelečić, D., Vranešić Bender, D., Krznarić, Ž. & Verbanac, D. (2018) The Role of Vitamin D in Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Assessing Therapeutic and Preventive Potential of Supplementation and Food Fortification. Food technology and biotechnology, 56 (4), 456-463 doi:10.17113/ftb.

  • Northey, T., Barešić, A. & Martin, A. (2017) IntPred: a structure-based predictor of protein–protein interaction sites. Bioinformatics, 34 (2), 223-229 doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btx585.
  • Harmston, N., Ing-Simmons, E., Perry, M., Barešić, A. & Lenhard, B. (2015) GenomicInteractions: An R/Bioconductor package for manipulating and investigating chromatin interaction data. Bmc genomics, 16, 963, 9 doi:10.1186/s12864-015-2140-x.
  • Harmston, N., Barešić, A. & Lenhard, B. (2013) The mystery of extreme non-coding conservation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 368 (1632), 20130021, 12 doi:10.1098/rstb.2013.0021.

  • Izarzugaza, J., Hopcroft, L., Baresic, A., Orengo, C., Martin, A. & Valencia, A. (2011) Characterization of pathogenic germline mutations in human Protein Kinases. BMC bioinformatics, 12 (S4), S1, 10 doi:10.1186/1471-2105-12-S4-S1.
  • Barešić, A., Hopcroft, L., Rogers, H., Hurst, J. & Martin, A. (2010) Compensated Pathogenic Deviations: Analysis of Structural Effects. Journal of Molecular Biology, 396 (1), 19-30 doi:10.1016/j.jmb.2009.11.002.


Conference proceedings papers

Scientific conference proceedings papers


Doctoral dissertation

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