Irena Akmačić, M.Sc. Chemistry - PhD Student and Researcher

WORK EXPERIENCE

September 2012 -                             
Researcher - PhD student
Genos d.o.o.
Glycobiology Laboratory
Hondlova 2/11, 10 000 Zagreb

September 2011 - March 2012      
Volunteer
Ruđer Bošković Institute
Laboratory for Molecular Genetics, Division of Molecular Biology
Bijenička 54, 10 000 Zagreb

SCIENTIFIC PROJECTS

2012 -                                                   
FP7 HighGlycan project - Methods for High-Throughput (HTP) Analysis of Protein Glycosylation

EDUCATION

2010 - 2012                                         
Graduate Study of Chemistry
Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
Study Orientation: Analytical Chemistry and Biochemistry
Master's thesis: „Cloning and isolation of elongation factor Tu from bacteriaEscherichia coli and exploring of its interactions with aminoacylated tRNALeu
Academic degree: Master of Science (M. Sc.) in Chemistry

2007 - 2010                                         
Undergraduate Study of Chemistry
Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
Final Written Report: „Infrared spectra of amino acids“
Academic degree: Bachelor of Science (B. Sc) in Chemistry

2003 - 2007                                         
Gymnasium Nova Gradiska

RESEARCH AND TRAINING

September 2012 -                              
Biology Department, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Research visitor

PRIZES AND DISTINCTIONS

2012                                                     
Recognition of the Croatian Chemical Society upon graduation study of chemistry as a sign of encouragement to future research with a free one-year membership

2007                                                     
Recognition of Gymnasium Nova Gradiska for the contribution in promoting the school's reputation in the knowledge of chemistry and mathematics