Prof. Stipan Jonjic and his research group has received ERC Proof of Concept (PoC) as the first grant beneficiary in Croatia. This is not the first time that Prof. Jonjic has received such a prestigious grant, as in 2012. he was the first to receive the ERC Advanced Grant.
Aim of the GLIOVACC project is to develop and test the efficiency of the vaccines for glioblastoma multiforme, the most obnoxious form of brain tumor.
On 21st of May, 2018 Center of Excellence was visited by prof. Dr. Jörg Hacker, President of Leopoldina (German Academy of Sciences). On invitation from Prof. Dr. Stipan Jonjić, Prof. Hacker held a lecture on the role of science in society on the example of global infectious diseases. He also participated in discussion with scientists at the Faculty of Medicine on the position of science in Croatia. Lecture was opened by Prof. Dr. Blaženka Divjak, Minister of Science and Education, Prof. Dr. Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, Rector of the University
It is our honor to announce the visit of Prof. Dr. Jörg Hacker, President of Leopoldina, German Academy of Sciences and the oldest science academy in the world, on May 21 2018 at the Faculty of Medicine in Rijeka, as organized by Prof. Dr. Stipan Jonjic.
Prof. Hacker will talk to young scientists about the role of science in society and their vision for science in Europe and will hold a lecture on the examples of global infectious diseases.
We would like to invite you to the lecture of Prof. Zvonimir Poljak, Dr. Vet. Med. on the topic:
Machine learning and decision making in preventive medicine: overview and an example
The lecture will be held on Tuesday, May 8th, 2018. at the Clinic for Infectious Diseases “Dr. Fran Mihaljević “, Zagreb (hall Falisevac) at 1 pm.
Summary of the lecture:
Methods used to explore observational data and to inform decision-making are typically based on analysis of a limited number of explanatory variables, with a goal to identify risk factors for a typical individual or a
On May the 5th 2018, a symposium of international character will be held on the topic “The smallpox epidemic – a threat to global bio security” organized by the Croatian Society for Bio security and Bio safety. The symposium will be held in the Clinic for Infectious Diseases “Dr. Fran Mihaljević“ in Zagreb, Mirogojska 8, hall “Falisevac”.
Information on the application and program is available here.
Assistant professors Vanda Juranić Lisnić and Berislav Lisnić, team members of the Center for Proteomics, were invited to the 4th Antibody Validation Workshop organized by the European Network of Academic Producers of Antibodies (EuroMAbNet). The workshop will take place within the CTLS 2018 congress in Ghent, Belgium. The first such workshop was held in Opatija and it was organized by the CapRi team.
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A cycle of short free lectures by the University of Rijeka, in cooperation with City of Rijeka and City of Opatija, is being carried out as part of University project for elderly.
Guest lecturer in this program will be our colleague Dr. Sc. Vanda Juranić Lisnić presenting “The Fight for Life – how we defend ourselves from contagious diseases”. Lecture will be held at the Faculty of Philosophy (2nd floor, room 207) on February 7, at 17 o’clock .
Intro to the lecture:
Though you are not aware of it, your body is every second of every day
Our team member Dr. Ilija Brizic was awarded for the Best Young Scientist in 2017 by Medical faculty of the University in Rijeka. Congratulations!
Kick-off meeting of all project team members was held in Rijeka at the Center of Excellence for Virus Immunology and Vaccines regarding project funded by the European Regional Development Fund in amount of 37.716.072,15 HRK for a period of 5 years.