Livija Tušar

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY

specificity of enzymes, new approaches in data analysis by using statistics and machine learning

CORE QUALIFICATIONS

Current positions

Research associate in the research group “Structural biology” (80%), Department of Biochemistry and Molecular and Structural Biology, IJS (starting in 2014)

General Director, Centre of Excellence for Integrated Approaches in Chemistry and Biology of Proteins (20%) (starting in 2010)

Teaching Appointments

Assistant Professor of Statistical design of experiments and modelling (Compulsory course type in the study program Food safety in the agri-food chain, 4 ECTS, 2nd level), University of Maribor, Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences (starting in 2006)

EXPERIENCE

2010-2014 Research associate in the research group “Proteolysis”, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular and Structural Biology, IJS

2006-2010 Researcher, Department of Pharmacokinetics studies, Development center Slovenia, Lek Pharmaceuticals d.d.

2004-2006 Undersecretary, Ministry of higher education, science and technology, Multilateral department

2001-2004 Counsellor to the Government, Ministry of education, science and sport, Multilateral department

1999-2001 Counsellor to the Government, Ministry of science and technology, Multilateral department

1996-1999 Independent researcher registered at Slovenian research agency.

1988-1996 Early stage researcher from company SRC d.o.o. in National institute of chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenija

1987-1988 Early stage researcher from company DSSS SOZD Kemija in National institute of chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Memberships: Slovenian Biochemical Society, FEBS

EDUCATION

2006 State exam in Public Administration

1993-1998 Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Ljubljana, Faculty for Chemistry and Chemical Technology

1987-1990 M.Sc. in Chemistry, University of Ljubljana, Faculty for Chemistry and Chemical Technology

AWARDS

1990 Boris Kidrič Fund, Invention and improvement Award