Marina Martinic Kavur, Ph.D.

About Marina Martinic Kavur, Ph.D.

Dr. Marina Martinić Kavur works in Genos as a researcher since March 2018 where she’s involved in several projects studying the immunoglobulin glycosylation in health and disease. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and a Master’s degree in Immunology and Physiology at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science. During her studies, she won a Dean’s award and 2nd place at the national level of Nesta FameLab competition for the young science communicators. Between 2012. and 2013. she worked as a young researcher studying the bone morphogenetic protein at the University of Zagreb, School of Medicine. In 2013. she was accepted to the international Vienna Biocenter PhD Programme (Vienna, Austria). During her PhD studies, she worked at the Institute of Molecular Pathology (Vienna, Austria) in the lab of Jan-Michael Peters, and she spent a part of the time in the lab of Jan Ellenberg at EMBL Heidelberg (Germany). Her efforts contributed to the generation of the first 4-dimensional map of proteins regulating human cell division, published in Nature. She earned her PhD degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Vienna in 2018.

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