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Dr. Dušica Vujaklija

Head of laboratory
Telephone
+385 1 457 1258
Internal phone number
1459
Address
Division of Physical Chemistry
Laboratory for mass spectrometry and functional proteomics
Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička 54
HR-10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Curriculum vitae

Education

  • 1992 PhD obtained at the University of Tokyo, Japan, Advisors: T. Beppu and S. Horinouchi 
  • 1982 BSc obtained at the Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb

Research Areas

Projects

• 2019 - CSF project "Young researchers career development project - training new doctoral students"

• 2018 -2022 CSF project "Identifying interactome of paralogous SSB proteins in the multicellular prokaryote, Streptomyces coelicolor" (IP-2018-01-1754)

• 2017 - 2022 ''Bioprospecting of Adriatic Sea" (KK.01.1.1.01), financed by the EU from the European Regional Development Fund. D. Vujaklija is Leader of the WP1, under title: ''Research on biodiversity and genetic resources of marine habitats''

Bilateral projects:

• 2020 - DAAD-RH bilateral project: "New approach to evaluate the binding of ssDNA and paralog SSB proteins from Streptomyces coelicolor"

• 2019 - Bilateral project /Croatian–French Program "Cogito"- Hubert Curien Partnership: „Genetic diversity of marine microbes and phages in selected Adriatic Sea habitats''

Awards and Achievements

  • 2020 Plaque of the Croatian Microbiological Society
  • 2013 Award of the Ruđer Bošković Institute for the best scientific work in the field
  • 2007 For the book "Methods in Molecular Biology" (D. Vujaklija is one of the Editors) RBI obtained the "Josip Juraj Strossmayer" award for the best book in the field of Science in the Republic of Croatia for 2007)

Classes

• Basic principles of genetic engineering, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb

Publications

Books and book chapters

Book chapters

  • Vujaklija, D. & Maček, B. (2012) Detecting Posttranslational Modifications of Bacterial SSB Proteins. U: Keck, J. (ur.) Single-Stranded DNA Binding Proteins. New York, Humana Press - Springer, str. 205-218 doi:10.1007/978-1-62703-032-8_16.

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  • Vujaklija, D. (2007) Plasmid DNA transfre between bacteria from different genera by electroduction. U: Ambriović Ristov, A., Bruvo Mađarić, B., Ćetković, H., Hranilović, D., Herak Bosnar, M., Katušić Hećimović, S., Meštrović Radan, N., Mihaljević, S., Slade, N. & Vujaklija, D. (ur.) Metode u molekularnoj biologiji. Zagreb, Institut Ruđer Bošković, str. 931-933.

  • Vujaklija, D. (2007) Isolation of genomic DNA from streptomycetes. U: Ambriović Ristov, A., Bruvo Mađarić, B., Ćetković, H., Hranilović, D., Herak Bosnar, M., Katušić Hećimović, S., Meštrović Radan, N., Mihaljević, S., Slade, N. & Vujaklija, D. (ur.) Metode u molekularnoj biologiji. Zagreb, Institut Ruđer Bošković, str. 144-146.

Journal articles

Scientific and review papers

Conference proceedings papers

Scientific conference proceedings papers

Membership in professional associations / societies

  • Croatian Genetic Society (member of the Board of Directors since March 17, 2009 -, vice president of CGS from 2015 - 2019)
  • Croatian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (member)
  • Croatian Microbiological Society (President of the Bacteriological Section from 2012-2020, member of the CMS Committee for the Annual Awards to young scientist since 2012; member of the CMS Conference Committee, since 2019 and member of the CMS Publishing Committee, since 2015)
  • Croatian Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology (member since the founding of the Society)
  • European Environmental Mutagen Society (member)

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