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Dr. Anđela Horvat

Research associate
Telephone
+385 1 456 0997
Internal phone number
1752
1754
Academic title
Assistant Professor
Address
Bijenička cesta 54
10000 Zagreb
CROATIA
Curriculum vitae

Education

2008-2015, PhD in Biomedicine and Healthcare, University Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Doctoral Study of Molecular biosciences, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, University of Dubrovnik and Ruđer Bošković Institute, Croatia

2001–2007, B.Sc. in Molecular Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Zagreb, Croatia

1997–2001, II High School, Split, Croatia (excellent grades)

1989-1997, Elementary School "Ostrog", Kaštel Lukšić, Croatia 

Research Areas

Specific research interests

Awards and Achievements

  • 2018, Annual Director's Prize for best scientific papers
  • 2015, EACR Meeting bursary for participation in the conference “Radiation Biology and Cancer” (Essen, Germany) 
  • 2014, EACR Poster Prize for best poster at HDIR-3 “From Bench to Clinic” Meeting (Zagreb, Croatia)
  • 2014, FEMS Young Scientist Meeting Grant for participation in “Power of Viral Vectors in Gene Therapy and Basic Science” Summer School (Primošten, Croatia)
  • 2008, Scholarship of the French Government for three-months long practical training in France
  • 1998 – 2007, Scholarship of the town of Kaštela 

Classes

  • 2022-         , Assistant Professor/Lecturer on the University Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Doctoral Study of Molecular Biosciences, University of Osijek, Croatia
  • 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2018, Teaching assistant in the courses „Methods in molecular biology and medicine“ and „Cell cycle control, genome integrity maintenance and cancerogenesis“ on the University Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Doctoral Study of Molecular Biosciences, University of Osijek, Croatia

Publications

Journal articles

Scientific and review papers

Theses

Doctoral dissertation

  • Horvat, A. (2015) 'The effect of ΔNp73α on the cell cycle control after DNA damage in human cells', doktorska disertacija, Poslijediplomski interdisciplinarni sveučilišni studij Molekularne bioznanosti, Osijek.

Membership in professional associations / societies

  • European Association for Cáncer Research (EACR)
  • Croatian Association for Cáncer Research (HDIR)
  • Croatian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (HDBMB)
  • Croatian Microbiological Society (HMD)

Supervisor of diploma thesis:

  • Marina Katić, The role of ΔNp73α protein in DNA damage-induced senescence in normal and cancer human cells, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, 2021

Training: 

  • 2016–2018, Postdoctoral training, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC, Nashville, TN, USA), Department of Surgery and Cancer Biology, Laboratory of Alexander Zaika, PhD, in the area of Helicobacter pylori infection related gastric tumorigenesis
  • December 2014, AKH (Vienna General Hospital) Vienna (Austria), Laboratory for molecular oncology
  • September – December 2008, Institute of Molecular Genetics in Montpellier (France) financed by the Scholarship of the French Government
  • December 2007, July 2008 and June 2009, Institute of Molecular Genetics in Montpellier (France), Croatian-French Programme «Cogito» under the supervision of Vjekoslav Dulić, PhD
  • January 2006 - March 2007, undergraduate thesis work, Laboratory of Molecular Oncology (Division of Molecular Medicine, Ruđer Bošković Institute) under the supervision of Neda Slade, PhD, in the area of tumor suppressor protein p53 isoforms
  • July – September 2005, student training, Faculty of Science and Pharmacy, University of Navarra, Pamplona (Spain)
  • April – June 2005, Department of Physics, Faculty of Medicine, Zagreb under the supervision of Professor Jasminka Brnjas-Kraljević, PhD
  • March 2004 – January 2005, student training, Gene Regulation Laboratory (Division of Molecular Biology, Ruđer Bošković Institute) under the supervision of Mary Sopta, PhD, in the area of molecular genetics of yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae

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