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Dr. Miroslav Plohl

Senior scientist with tenure (in the permanent title)
+385 1 456 1083
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Ruđer Bošković Institute
Division of Molecular Biology
Bijenička 54
HR-10000 Zagreb
Curriculum vitae


  • 1981 B.Sc.: Zagreb, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Biology 
  • 1985 M.Sc.: Zagreb, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Molecular Biology 
  • 1990 Ph.D.: Zagreb, University of Zagreb and Ruđer Bošković Institute (Biology)

Research Areas


  • 2007 - present: Evolution, properties and functional interactions of satellite DNA sequences, MZOŠ RH

Awards and Achievements

  • 2010: Ruđer Bošković Institute award


  • Osijek, J. J. Strossmayer University, Department of Biology: Molecular genetics  
  • Zagreb, University of Zagreb, Facuolty of Agronomy, study of Agroecology: Molecular microbiology
  • Zagreb, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Doctoral study: Noncoding DNA sequences in eukaryotic genomes
  • Zagreb, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Medicine, Doctoral Study of Neurosciences: Human genome and neural system
  • J. J. Strossmayer University on Osijek, University of Dubrovnik and Ruđer Bošković Institute, Doctoral Study of Molecular Biosciences: Structural Genomics


Books and book chapters

Book chapters

  • Šatović Vukšić, E. & Plohl, M. (2021) Satellite DNAs in Physiology and Evolution. U: Ugarković, Đ. (ur.) Satellite DNAs in Physiology and Evolution. Cham, Springer International Publishing, str. 57-83 doi:10.1007/978-3-030-74889-0.

  • Plohl, M., Meštrović Radan, N. & Mravinac, B. (2012) Satellite DNA evolution. U: Garrido-Ramos, M. (ur.) Repetitive DNA. Basel, S. Karger AG, str. 126-152 doi:10.1159/000337122.

  • Cornudella, L., Debon, R., Prats, E. & Plohl, M. (2001) Satellite DNA families in bivalve molluscs. U: Mendez, J. (ur.) Los moluscos bivalvos: aspectos citogeneticos, moleculares y aplicados. La Coruna, Universidade da Coruna, str. 101-126.

Journal articles

Scientific and review papers

Membership in professional associations / societies

  • Croatian Biological Society
  • Croatian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Croatian Genetical Society
  • Society for Experimental Biology (London, UK)

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