department of biotechnology

Dr Jerica Sabotič

j Sabotic

Department of Biotechnology (B-3)
Jožef Stefan Institute
Jamova 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana

Phone: + 386 1 477 3754
Fax: + 386 1 477 3594

  • B.Sc., Microbiology, Biotechnical faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (2002)
  • Ph.D., Biotechnology, Biotechnical faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (2007)

Research fields:
  • Genetics, biochemistry and biotechnology of biologically active proteins from mushrooms.
  • Peptidase inhibitors and peptidases.
  • Lectins and their biological activities – immunomodulatory and pesticide actions.

Awards and scholarships:
  • Zois scholarship (1995-2002)
  • University Prešeren Award for the Diploma thesis (2002)
  • Scholarship of the Slovene Human Resources and Scholarship Fund Ad Futura (2006)
  • Krka Pharmaceutical Company's Award for the Ph.D. thesis (2008)
  • Short term EMBO Fellowship to visit the Institute of Microbiology, ETH Zürich, Switzerland (2010)
  • Lapanje prize awarded by the Slovenian biochemical society for scientific achievements of younger members (2012)
  • Prometheus for excellence in scientific communication awarded by The Slovenian Science Foundation for co-authorship of the publication “Contemporary Phytotherapy – scientifically supported use of medicinal plants” (2013)
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