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Dr. Dubravka Švob Štrac

Deputy President of the Expert Scientific Council for Biomedicine
Head of laboratory
+385 1 457 1365
Internal phone number
Academic title
Associate Professor
Rudjer Boskovic Institute
Division of Molecular Medicine
Laboratory for Molecular Neuropsychiatry
Bijenicka 54
10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Curriculum vitae


1998. - B. Sc. degree in Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

2004. - M.Sc. degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

2007. - Ph.D. degree in Molecular and Cell Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

2011. - Specialist of Project Management, Accredited College of Business and Management, Zapresic, Croatia

Research Areas

Specific research interests


2009. –present - project financed by Croatian Ministry od Science, Education  and Sports - “Stress, GABA-A and mechanisms of neuropsychoactive drugs”


associate in “Neuroimmunology” classes at Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Publications - authored books

Monografija (znanstvena)


  • Nikolac Perković, Matea; Nedić Erjavec, Gordana; Švob Štrac, Dubravka; Pivac, Nela | Understanding Depression. Singapore: Springer International Publishing; Yong-Ku Kim (ur.), 2018. doi: 10.1007/978-981-10-6577-4

Publications - book chapters

Izvorni znanstveni rad

Stručni rad

  • Švob Štrac, Dubravka ; Nikolac Perković, Matea ; Nedić Erjavec, Gordana ; Uzun, Suzana ; Šagud, Marina ; Živkovic, Maja ; Kozumplik, Oliver ; Mihaljević-Peleš, Alma ; Šustar, Aleksandra ; Pivac, Nela | The Role of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) in Cognition and Treatment Response // Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) : Therapeutic approaches, role in neuronal development and effects on cognitive health / Bennet, Christy (ur.). New York (NY): Nova Science Publishers, 2015. str. 67-146

Pregledni rad (znanstveni)

Publications - journal articles

Izvorni znanstveni rad

Pregledni rad (znanstveni)

Pismo uredniku

Publications - conference proceedings

Sažetak izlaganja sa skupa

Izvorni znanstveni rad

Publications - Conference journals

Sažetak izlaganja sa skupa

Prošireni sažetak izlaganja sa skupa

Publications - Conference unpublished

Neobjavljeni prilog sa skupa

Publications - Graded papers

Magistarski rad (mr. sc. i mr. art.)

Doktorska disertacija

Diplomski rad

Other Publications

Popularni rad

Membership in professional associations / societies

Croatian Pharmacological Society

Croatian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Croatian Biological Society

Croatian Society for Neuroscience

Croatian Laboratory Animal Science Association

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