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Dr. Lea Vojta

Senior research associate
+385 1 468 0238
Internal phone number
Rudjer Boskovic Institute
Division of Molecular Biology
Laboratory for Molecular Plant Biology and Biotechnology
Bijenicka 54
10 000 Zagreb
Curriculum vitae




Place of education

Munich, Germany

Name and type of organisation providing education

Ludwig-Maximilian University Munich, Germany

Title or qualification awarded

PhD in Natural Sciences (Field of cell biology and plant biochemistry)




Place of education


Name and type of organisation providing education

Molecular Biology at the Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

Title or qualification awarded

Diploma (roughly equivalent to M.Sc. in USA) – Diplomaed engineer of biology – molecular biology




Place of education


Name and type of organisation providing education

Gymnasium for Mathematics and Natural Sciences  (V. Gymnasium)

Title or qualification awarded

Final secondary-school examination

Research Areas


2021-2023 CRP-ICGEB (Collaborative Research Program - International Centre for Genetic Engeneering and Biotechnology) project "Redox-sensing and electron transfer at the inner envelope of chloroplasts – the role of the TROL-FNR interaction"

2019-2022 Bilateral Croatian-Serbian Scientific and Research Project "Exploring a regulatory role of TROL protein in electron partitioning in UVB-induced mechanism of flavonoid and anthocyanins accumulation in Arabidopsis leaf" funded by The Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia and The Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia

Awards and Achievements

2016  -  Award of the Institute Ruđer Bošković for the best scientific paper in 2015 for the paper: Vojta et al. (2015) TROL-FNR interaction reveals alternative pathways of electron partitioning in photosynthesis. Scientific reports. 5:10085.

2000 - University of Zagreb Rector's Award for my thesis “Chloroplast isomerase TLP40 gene homologue sll0408 has the important role in cyanobacterium Synechocystis PCC6803 biogenesis” (Performed at the Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb from 1999-2000, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Nikola Ljubesic and Dr. Hrvoje Fulgosi).

1998-2002 - Republic of Croatia Undergraduate Scholarship on the basis of my grades. The scholarship was awarded to me for the whole period of my studying.

Publications - authored books

Monografija (znanstvena)

Publications - book chapters

Izvorni znanstveni rad

Publications - journal articles

Izvorni znanstveni rad

Kratko priopćenje

Pregledni rad (znanstveni)

Publications - conference proceedings

Sažetak izlaganja sa skupa

Izvorni znanstveni rad

Publications - Conference unpublished

Neobjavljeni prilog sa skupa

Publications - Graded papers

Diplomski rad

Doktorska disertacija

Other Publications

Radovi sa studija

Membership in professional associations / societies

Croatian Society of Plant Physiology (secretary 2013-2015)

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