Prof. Boris Turk

 

Education:

  • B. Sc. in Chemistry, University of Ljubljana, October 1988 (supervisor I. Kregar).
  • M. Sc. in Biochemistry, University of Ljubljana, June 1991 (supervisor F. Gubenšek).
  • PhD in Chemistry, University of Ljubljana, June 1993 (supervisor F. Gubenšek, co-supervisor J.G. Bieth).
  • PhD in Medical and Physiological Chemistry, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden, December 1996 (supervisor I. Björk).

 

Positions:

  • Current: Head of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular and Structural Biology at J. Stefan Institute; 2007-
  • Principal Investigator at Center of Excellence Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies; 2011-
  • Principal Investigator at Center of Excellence for Integrated Approaches in Chemistry and Biology of Proteins; 2011-
  • Research assistant at J. Stefan Institute, Ljubljana 1988-1996
  • INSERM Fellowship, Universite Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg (J.G. Bieth) , 1990-1991 (3 months)
  • INSERM Fellowship, Universite Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg (J.G. Bieth), 1992-1993 (3 months)
  • Post doctoral FEBS Fellowship (1994-1995), Wenner-Gren Fellowship (1996), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala (I. Björk), 1994-1996.
  • Research associate at J. Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, 1997-2001
  • Head of Dept. Biochem. & Mol. Biol. at J. Stefan Institute, 1998-2006
  • Visiting Prof. at The Burnham Institute, La Jolla, USA (G. Salvesen), 1998 (2 month)
  • Visting scientist at ICGEB, Tieste, Italy (L. Banks; EMBO Fellowship) 2000 (3 months).
  • Assistant Prof. at Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, 2000-2006
  • Senior scientist at J. Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, 2001 –2008
  • Associate Prof. at Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, 2006 –2011
  • Scientific councilor at J. Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, 2008-
  • Prof. at Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, 2011-

 

Professional:
  • 2011 - 2013 President of International Proteolysis Society and Councilor
  • 2011 – Member of Scientific Research Council for the field of Natural Sciences at Slovene Research Agency
  • 2010 -  Representative of Republic of Slovenia in EMBC
  • 2009 – 2011 Councilor of International Proteolysis Society and Secretary
  • 2008 – Secretary general of ECDO
  • 2007-   Head of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular and Structural Biology 
  • 1998 – 2006 Head of Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, IJS, 2006 – acting Head of Department.
  • since 2006 – member of IUBMB Committee on Symposia 
  • since  2005 – member of ECDO (European Cell Death Organisation) Board of Directors
  • since 2004 – member of Committee for Intelectual Property IJS
  • 2001 – 2005 Councilor of International Proteolysis Society 

 

 

Seminars

Contact

Head:
prof. Boris Turk, Ph. D.

Phone: +386 1 477 3772
e-mail: boris.turk[at]ijs.si


Secretary:
Barbara Vrtańćnik

Phone: +386 1 477 3215
Fax: +386 1 477 39 84
e-mail: barbara.vrtacnik[at]ijs.si