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Dr. Mihaela Matovina

Head of laboratory
+385 1 457 1223
Internal phone number
Ruđer Bošković Institute
Division of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
Laboratory of Protein Biochemistry and Molecular Modelling
Bijenička cesta 54
HR-10000 Zagreb
Curriculum vitae


May 2006 – PhD in natural sciences-biology, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science 
June 2002 – MSc in Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science
June 1997 – BSc in Molecular Biology, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science

Research Areas


PI of the Croatian Science Foundation (CSF) project „Dipeptidyl peptidase III interaction with SH2 domain-containing protein 3C – possible link between oxidative stress response and cell migration “, 130,000 EUR (March 2021 - February 2025)

Co-Principal Investigator of the Unity through Knowledge Fund (UKF) project „Elucidation of the physiological roles of human dipeptidyl peptidase III“ (PI: Koraljka Husnjak, Ubiquitin Signaling Group, Institute of Biochemistry II, Goethe University School of Medicine, Frankfurt am Main, Germany); 185,000 Euro (December 2015 - December 2017)

Awards and Achievements

Annual Award of the Director of Rudjer Boskovic Institute for outstanding achievement in 2010 in the field of molecular medicine


Genetic Engineering in Biotechnology course at University postgraduate interdisciplinary study Molecular biosciences, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University, Osijek, Croatia

Publications - journal articles

Izvorni znanstveni rad

Pregledni rad (znanstveni)

Publications - conference proceedings

Sažetak izlaganja sa skupa

Publications - Conference journals

Sažetak izlaganja sa skupa

Izvorni znanstveni rad

Publications - Conference unpublished

Neobjavljeni prilog sa skupa

  • Kekez, Ivana; Matić, Sara; Matovina, Mihaela; Tomić, Sanja; Matković-Čalogović, Dubravka | Crystallization of the Keap1-DPP III complex // Hot Topics in Contemporary Crystallography 5 - HTCC5 | Dubrovnik, Hrvatska, 16.04.2023-21.04.2023

Publications - Graded papers

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

Doktorska disertacija

Diplomski rad

Other Publications


Membership in professional associations / societies

The Croatian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Croatian Society for Cancer Research/European Association for Cancer Research

Croatian Microbiological Society

2021-present EACR ambassador

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