Vedrana Filić Mileta

Vedrana Filić Mileta


research associate
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Krilo 5/013

Ruđer Bošković Institute
Division of Molecular Biology
Bijenička cesta 54
10000 Zagreb


2008 - PhD in Natural Sciences-Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
2004 - MSc in Natural Sciences-Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
1999 - BSc in Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

Specific research interests

actin cytoskeleton, rho gtpases, rasgaps

Featured Publications

Marinović, M., Mijanović, L., Šoštar, M., Vizovišek, M., Junemann, A., Fonović, M., Turk, B., Weber, I., Faix, J., and Filić, V. (2019). IQGAP-related protein IqgC suppresses Ras signaling during large-scale endocytosis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A

Filić, V., Marinović, M., Šoštar, M., and Weber, I. (2018). Modulation of small GTPase activity by NME proteins. Laboratory Investigation 98, 589–601.

Junemann, A., Filić, V., Winterhoff, M., Nordholz, B., Litschko, C., Schwellenbach, H., Stephan, T., Weber, I., and Faix, J. (2016). A Diaphanous-related formin links Ras signaling directly to actin assembly in macropinocytosis and phagocytosis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 113, E7464–E7473.

Sobočanec, S., Filić, V., Matovina, M., Majhen, D., Šafranko, Ž.M., Hadžija, M.P., Krsnik, Ž., Kurilj, A.G., Šarić, A., Abramić, M., et al. (2016). Prominent role of exopeptidase DPP III in estrogen-mediated protection against hyperoxia in vivo. Redox Biol 8, 149–159.

Filić, V., Marinović, M., Faix, J., and Weber, I. (2014). The IQGAP-related protein DGAP1 mediates signaling to the actin cytoskeleton as an effector and a sequestrator of Rac1 GTPases. Cell. Mol. Life Sci. 71, 2775–2785.

Filić, V., Marinović, M., Faix, J., and Weber, I. (2012). A dual role for Rac1 GTPases in the regulation of cell motility. J. Cell. Sci. 125, 387–398.

Membership in professional associations / societies

Croatian Microscopy Society

Croatian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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