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Dr. Ana Čipak Gašparović

Head of laboratory



+385 1 457 1212
Internal phone number

Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička 54
HR-10000 Zagreb


  • October, 1996. – April, 2001. – Molecular biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences in Zagreb (2nd April 2001. – Diploma thesis – "Effects of 4-hydroxynonenal on rat liver cells Neven Žarković)
  • October 2001. – University  of Salzburg
  • September – October, 2002. – Karl-Franzens University, Graz
  • June 2003. – Karl-Franzens University, Graz
  • June 2004. – Karl-Franzens University, Graz
  • September - October 2004 - University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • September 2005 - Karl-Franzens University, Graz
  • September – October, 2006 - Karl-Franzens University, Graz
  • since 2008 - specialist studies in project management, joint study of the Rudjer Boskovic Institute and the College for business and management «Baltazar Adam Krcelic» – master study
  • June 2009, PhD thesis "Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a novel model in lipid peroxidation research", Faculty of Natural Sciences in Zagreb  Neven Žarković)

Research Areas


Croatian-Austrian bilateral project: "Effects of oxidatively modified collagen on breast cancer stem cell growth and differentiation"(Austrian Marija Balic University Clinic of Internal Medicine, Graz)


  • Associate on ‘Cell and tissue culture for biomedicine researches’ – University of Osijek, Rudjer Boskovic Institute and University of Dubrovnik – PhD Program - Molecular Biosciences
  • Associate on 'Experimental oncology: persistent oxidative stress in malignant diseases' – Medical Faculty, University of Zagreb – PhD Program
  • 'Oxidative stress in carcinogenesis – models and methods' – University of Osijek, Rudjer Boskovic Institute and University of Dubrovnik – PhD Program - Molecular Biosciences


Books and book chapters

Book chapters

Journal articles

Scientific and review papers

Conference proceedings papers

Scientific conference proceedings papers


Doctoral dissertation

  • Čipak Gašparović, A. (2009) 'Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a novel model in lipid peroxidation research', doktorska disertacija, Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Zagreb.

Membership in professional associations / societies

  • Croatian Association for Cancer Research (CACR)
  • Croatian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (HDBMB)
  • Society for Free Radical Research (SFRR)
  • The International HNE-Club
  • COST B35 Action
  • COST TD0901 HypoxiaNet Action

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