doc. dr. Nataša Kopitar-Jerala

 

University education:

  • 1997  Ph. D.  Biochemistry, University of Ljubljana,
  • 1991  M. Sc Biochemistry , University of Ljubljana,
  • 1985  B. Sc. Biology, University of Ljubljana,

 

Employment:

  • Since 1995 - Dept. of Biochemistry, Molecular and Structural Biology, Jožef Stefan Institute
  • 1994 - 1995 - University of Virginia, Dept. Microbiology, Beirne B.Carter Center for Immunology Research, Charlottesville, VA, USA
  • 1988 - 1994   Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Jožef Stefan Institute
  • 1986 - 1988 Tissue typing Center, Blood Transfusion Center, Ljubljana

 

Mentor to Ph.D students:

  •  Špela Konjar (graduated 2010) and Katarina Maher (graduated 2014)

 

Collaborations:

  • Sergei Grigoryev, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular biology, Penn State University, Hershey, PA, USA ( Bilateral project  Slovenia -US: Nuclear inhibitors of cysteine proteinases influence heterochromatin distribution in the nucleus (2012-2013)).
  • Roman Jerala,  Dept. of Biotechnology, National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana ( Project : Cell signalling of Toll-like receptors  ( 2011-2014)).
  • Stipan Jonjić, Medical  Faculty, University of  Rijeka, Croatia  (Bilateral project Slovenia –Croatia: The role of cystatins in antiviral immune response (2012-2013).
  • Alain Nepveu, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
  • Tao Sun, Liaoning Cancer Hospital & Institute, Shenyang, PR China,
  • Michel Toledano, CEA Saclay,  Gif-Sur-Yvette, France (CEA project France –Slovenia : Protective role of cystatins in LPS induced oxidative stress and sepsis (2013-2014)).

 

Research interests:

  •  Immune system, macrophage activation and regulation of proteinase activity, inflammation,  oxidative stress, immune response to viruses.

  • Nuclear function of proteinase inhibitors, epigenetic regulation and cell signaling

 

Bibliography:

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