Dr. Dubravka Švob Štrac

viši znanstveni suradnik
Telephone
+385 1 457 1365
Internal phone number
1749
Address
Rudjer Boskovic Institute
Division of Molecular Medicine
Laboratory for Molecular Neuropsychiatry
Bijenicka 54
10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Curriculum vitae

Education

1998. - B. Sc. degree in Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

2004. - M.Sc. degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

2007. - Ph.D. degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

2011. - Specialist of Project Management, Accredited College of Business and Management, Zapresic, Croatia

Research Areas

Specific research interests

Projects

2009. –present - project financed by Croatian Ministry od Science, Education  and Sports - “Stress, GABA-A and mechanisms of neuropsychoactive drugs”

Classes

associate in “Neuroimmunology” classes at Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Publications

Knjige i poglavlja u knjigama

Poglavlja u knjigama

  • Nedic Erjavec, G., Nikolac Perkovic, M., Svob Strac, D. & Pivac, N. (2017) Biomarkers of treatment response in depression. U: Yong-Ku Kim (ur.) Major Depressive Disorder: Risk Factors, Characteristics and Treatment Options. New York, NOVA SCI Publishers, str. 181-233.

  • Svob Strac, D., Samardzic, J., Erhardt, J., Krsnik, Z., Martinovic, J., Drakulic, D., Tudor, L., Nikolac Perkovic, M., Nedic Erjavec, G. & Pivac, N. (2017) In Vitro and In Vivo Studies of Prolonged DHEA(S) Treatment. U: Berhardt, L. (ur.) Advances in Medicine and Biology. Volume 117. New York, NOVA Science Publishers, str. 69-98.

  • Pivac, N., Nikolac Perković, M. & Švob Štrac, D. (2017) The genetics of obesity. U: Štimac, D. (ur.) Debljina-klinički pristup. Zagreb, Medicinska naklada, str. 69-81.

  • Samardzic, J., Švob Štrac, D. & van den Anker, J. (2017) The Benefit and Future of Pharmacogenetics. U: Absalom, A. & Mason, K. (ur.) Total Intravenous Anesthesia and Target Controlled Infusions. A Comprehensive Global Anthology., Springer International Publishing, str. 697-711.

  • Samardžić, J. & Švob Štrac, D. (2016) Benzodiazepines and Anxiety Disorders: From Laboratory to Clinic. U: Durbano, F. & Marchesi, B. (ur.) New Developments in Anxiety Disorders., InTech, str. 23-45.

  • Pivac, N., Svob Strac, D., Nikolac Perkovic, M. & Nedic Erjavec, G. (2015) How laboratory can help us in the selection of antipsychotics. U: Mihaljević Peleš, A. & Šagud, M. (ur.) Klinička primjena antipsihotika. Zagreb, Medicinska naklada, str. 21-38.

  • Švob Štrac, D., Nikolac Perković, M., Nedić Erjavec, G., Kiive, E., Dodig-Ćurković, K., Ćurkovic, M., Kocijan Hercigonja, D., Harro, J., Muck-Šeler, D. & Pivac, N. (2014) Biomarkers of Impulsivity. U: Olmstead, C. (ur.) Psychology of Impulsivity: New Research. New York, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., str. 93-140.

  • Vlainić, J., Švob Štrac, D. & Jazvinšćak Jembrek, M. (2014) The effects of persistent activation of GABA-A receptors by neurotransmitter GABA. U: Vlainić, J. & Jazvinšćak Jembrek, M. (ur.) Gamma-aminobutyric Acid (GABA): Biosynthesis, Medicinal Uses and Health Effects. Hauppauge, NY, USA, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., str. 29-48.

  • Švob Štrac, D., Mustapić, M., Šagud, M., Uzun, S., Kozumplik, O., Presečki, P., Nikolac, M., Mimica, N., Nedić, G., Mihaljević Peleš, A., Pavlović, M., Marčinko, D., Pivac, N. & Mück-Šeler, D. (2013) Lipid levels in neuropsychiatric disorders. U: Araujo, C. & Perez, D. (ur.) Tryglicerides : chemical structure, biosynthesis and role in disease. New York, NOVA Science Publisher, Inc., str. 1-79.

  • Švob Štrac, D., Vlainić, J., Jazvinšćak Jembrek, M., Muck-Šeler, D. & Pivac, N. (2012) The Effects of Benzodiazepines during Prolonged Administration and Under the Conditions of Stress. U: Soto, A. & Reyes, C. (ur.) Benzodiazepine: Abuse and Therapeutic Uses, Pharmacology and Health Effects. New York, USA, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., str. 1-54.

  • Pivac, N., Nedić, G., Nikolac, M., Mustapić, M., Švob Štrac, D., Jazvinšćak Jembrek, M. & Muck-Šeler, D. (2011) Molecular mechanisms of traumatic brain injury. U: Wiederhold, B. (ur.) Traumatic brain injury. Wounds of war III.. Amsterdam, IOS Press, str. 81-111.

Radovi u časopisima

Znanstveni i pregledni radovi

Radovi u zbornicima skupova

Znanstveni radovi u zbornicima skupova

  • Čačev, T., Švob Štrac, D. & Žarković, N. (2014) Project basis of an Interdisciplinary Education Centre. U: Šiber, G. (ur.)Scientific and Professional Conference with International Participation Management- Conference Proceedings,.

  • Švob Štrac, D., Čačev, T. & Žarković, N. (2014) Project of Stress Center Establishment. U: Šiber, G. (ur.)Scientific and Professional Conference with International Participation Management- Conference Proceedings.

  • Babić, M., Švob Štrac, D., Mück- Šeler, D., Pivac, N. & Šimić, G. (2014) Pathogenesis and early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease: involvement of the monoaminergic system. U: Di Giovanni, G. (ur.)Xjenza.

Ocjenski radovi

Doktorske disertacije

  • Švob Štrac, D. (2007) 'Plasticity of GABA-A receptors: Adaptive changes of recombinant GABA-A receptors in cell culture as a response to chronic exposure to diazepam', doktorska disertacija, Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Zagreb.

Magistarski radovi

  • Švob Štrac, D. (2004) 'Regulation of recombinant GABA A receptors in cell culture by chronic drug treatment', magistarski rad, Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Zagreb.

Membership in professional associations / societies

Croatian Pharmacological Society

Croatian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Croatian Biological Society

Croatian Society for Neuroscience

Croatian Laboratory Animal Science Association

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