MSc/PhD Program
Ira Milosevic

First Name:
Ira

Last Name:
Milosevic

Country:
Croatia

 

 



Ira Milosevic

EDUCATION

College / University:
1996 - 2001: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Zagreb, Croatia

Highest Degree:
B.Sc. in Molecular Biology

Major Subjects:
Molecular Biology, Biochemistry

Lab Experience:
Recombinant DNA techniques, protein engineering

Projects/Research:
1997 - 1998: Microdensitometric measuring of the genome size of three species from the family Tenebrionidae, Ruder Boskovic Institute, Dept. of Molecular Genetics, Zagreb, Croatia; tutor Dr. D. Ugarkovic
1998 - 1999: Mutagenic properties of inorganic lead compounds in species of the genus Allium investigated by sister chromatid exchange, University of Zagreb, Dept. of Molecular Biology, Zagreb, Croatia; tutor Prof. D. Papes
1999 - 2000: Diploma thesis: Construction of molluscan myosin with a structurally altered regulatory light chain, Eötvös Lorand University, Dept. of Biochemistry, Budapest, Hungary; tutor: Prof. L. Nyitray
2001:Transformation of Deinococcus radiodurans with cyt1Aa gene from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. israelensis, Ben Gurion University of the Negrev, Beer-Sheva, Israel; tutor: Prof. A. Zaritsky

Scholarships:
1997 - 2000: Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology Stipend, the Rector´s Award for the year 2000, 2001/2002 DeveloGen Stipend


SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

To acquire a thorough understanding of the human brain functions; special interest in the interaction between neurons, the neurobiology of behavior and mood disorders.