ORPHEUS Labelling Board

Professor Michael Mulvany (Aarhus)

Chair, Labelling Board, 2013-

Vice - President ORPHEUS, 2010 - 2014

ORPHEUS Executive, 2007 - 2014

Professor Andre Nieoullon (Marseille)

Member, Labelling Board, 2013-

ORPHEUS Executive, 2011-

Professor Seppo Meri (Helsinki)

Member, Labelling Board, 2013-

ORPHEUS Executive, 2007 - 2012

Professor Jadwiga Mirecka (Krakow)

Member, Labelling Board, 2013-

ORPHEUS Executive, 2007 - 2014

Professor Zdravko Lackovic (Zagreb)

Member, Labelling Board, 2013-

ORPHEUS President, 2007 - 2014

ORPHEUS Executive, 2007 - 2014

Professor Miroslav Civenka (Hradec Kralove)

Member, Labelling Board, 2013-

ORPHEUS President, 2014 - 2015

ORPHEUS Executive, 2010 -

Professor Robert Harris (Karolinska)

Member, Labelling Board, 2014-

ORPHEUS President, 2015-

ORPHEUS Executive, 2014-

Professor Ana Borovečki (Zagreb)

Member, Labelling Board, 2014-

ORPHEUS Treasurer, 2014-

ORPHEUS Executive, 2014-

Professor Gül Güner (Izmir)

Member, Labelling Board, 2016-

ORPHEUS General Secretary, 2014-2016

ORPHEUS Executive, 2010-2016

 

László Rosivall CV

Professor László Rosivall, MD., PhD., DSc., Széchenyi and Khwarizmi prizes laureate, (1949), is the head of Department of Pathophysiology, International Nephrology Research and Training Center, PhD School of Basic Medical Sciences, Semmelweis University and the first Nephrology PhD Program in Hungary. He is Active-member of European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Honorary Doctor of of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Tirgu-Mures, and Honorary Member of Polish Nephrological Society. He has served several prestigious positions as: President of Semmelweis University; President of the Worldwide Hungarian Medical Academy; Treasurer of the International Society for Pathophysiology; Council Member of International Society of Nephrology. He is Founder and President of the Hungarian Kidney Foundation and the Budapest Nephrology School and of the Roma Medical Education Program. He brought experiences from the Bergen, Birmingham, Harvard, Montpellier, Heidelberg, Tulane universities. His research interests cover renal hemodynamics, renin-angiotensin system and renal fibrosis from molecules to bedside. He serves in editorial boards of 15 peer-reviewed journals. Publications: 166 articles, 75 chapters, 4 textbooks, 1 small monograph, 2 patents, IF: 345,697, citation 2541, Hirsch-index 25. His life is dedicated to the development of nephrology from molecules to bedside by educating a new generation of skilful nephrologists. He raised 28 PhDs in nephrology.

Natalie Jessica Neubert CV

Natalie Jessica Neubert

Clinical Tumor Biology & Immunotherapy Group (Prof. Daniel E. Speiser)

Ludwig Center for Cancer Research

University of Lausanne

E-mail: natalie.neubert@unil.ch

Date of birth: 30th April 1985

Nationality: German

1.) Education

2012 – present PhD program “Cancer and Immunology”, Ludwig Center for Cancer Research of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland

2009 – 2011 Master of Science in Molecular Biosciences with Major Cancer Biology, University Heidelberg in cooperation with the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Germany

2008 – 2009 Tri-national Biotechnology Program (student exchange), Ecole Supérieure de Biotechnologie de Strasbourg, France

2007 - 2008 Master of Science in Microbiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

2005 - 2007 Vordiplom in Biology (undergraduate studies equivalent to Bachelor degree), University of Freiburg, Germany

2.) Research experience

February 2012 – present: PhD research project “Crosstalk of melanoma cells with CD8+ T cells”, laboratory of Prof. Daniel E. Speiser, Ludwig Center for Cancer Research at University of Lausanne, Switzerland

March – October 2011: Internship and Master Thesis “Setup of an experimental system to study influence of interleukin-35 on immune regulation”, laboratory of Dr. Markus Feuerer, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

September 2010 – February 2011: Internship, Division Discovery Oncology, laboratory of Dr. Claudio Sustmann, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Penzberg, Germany

August 2009 – January 2010: Student assistant “Reconstruct neuronal circuits to form three-dimensional models”, laboratory of Prof. Moritz Helmstaedter, Max-Planck-Institute for Medical Research, Heidelberg, Germany

June – September 2009: Internship, laboratory of Prof. Helmut Augustin, German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany

September 2007 – May 2008: Master research project “Iron lung Pyrobaculum aerophilum - dissimilatory iron reduction near 100°C”, laboratory of Prof. James F. Holden, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

3.) Work experience

2012 – present: Teaching assistant, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

2006 – 2007: Teaching assistant, Faculty of Biology, University of Freiburg, Germany

2004 – 2005: Guest Relations Trainee, Berjaya Le Morne Beach Resort & Casino und Martim Hotel, Mauritius

4.) Scholarships & Awards

March 2014: Travel grant of the German Society for Immunology for the participation at the Keystone Symposium “Immune Evolution in Cancer” in Whistler, Canada

December 2013: Price of the Public for the best poster presentation in Life Sciences and Environment at the Doctoriales (PhD candidates conference of the University of Lausanne)

September 2012: Meeting bursary of the European Association for Cancer Research for the participation at the EARC-IARC Tumour Microenvironment Meeting in Dublin, Ireland

2012 – present: Scholarship of the ISREC foundation for my PhD research project, 40’000 CHF per year for four years

2010 – present: e-fellows.net scholarship

2008 – 2009: Scholarship “Biotechnology” of the University of Freiburg, Germany

2008 – 2009: ERASMUS scholarship for the student exchange at ESBS in Strasbourg, France

5.) Representation responsibilities

2013 – present: PhD candidates representative of the PhD program “Cancer and Immunology” of the University of Lausanne

2013 – 2016: PhD candidates and post-docs representative in the Faculty Board (Conseil de Faculté) of the Faculty of Biology and Medicine of the University of Lausanne

2013 – 2016: Representative of PhD candidates and post-docs of the Faculty of Biology and Medicine in the University Board (Conseil de l’UNIL) of the University of Lausanne

2012 – present: Active member of the association of PhD candidates of the Faculty of Biology and Medicine (ADAS)

2012 – present: Participation at GenSuisse Program: Scientists talk about their work at local high schools.

2009 – 2010: Student Representative, Student Residence Hall, Heidelberg, Germany

2007 – 2008: Graduate student senator, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

2007 – 2008: Student representative in the Graduate Council, University of Massachusetts, USA

2005 – 2007: Student Representative and Student Café Manager, Student Residence Hall, Freiburg, Germany

6.) Organization of events

April 2014: 9th International conference on PhD education (ORPHEUS), Lausanne, Switzerland

March 2014: 4th Joint EPFL-UNIL PhD Candidates Retreat, Les Diablerets, Switzerland

March 2013: 3rd Joint EPFL-UNIL PhD Candidates Retreat, Les Diablerets, Switzerland

June 2010: Summer festival of the student residence hall, Heidelberg, Germany

June 2006: Summer festival of the student residence hall, Freiburg, Germany

7.) Languages

  • German – Native
  • English – Fluent
  • French – Moderately fluent

8.) Memberships

  • German Society for Immunology (DGfI)

· Swiss Society for Allergology and Immunology (SSAI)

· The European Association for Cancer Research (EACR)

· European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI)

· Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM)

Paola Zanovello CV

PAOLA ZANOVELLO

Professor of Immunology

School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology

University of Padova, Padova, Italy
e-mail address: paola.zanovello@unipd.it

 

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH : July 2, 1952, Padova, Italy

Married, 1 daughter

PRESENT ADDRESS: Via Dell’Arco, 16, I-35128, Padova, Italy

EDUCATION and Training:
1975
Degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Padova
1975-1980 Post-graduate Fellow, Institute of Oncology, University of Padova

 

PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS:
1981-1991 Researcher, Institute of Oncology, University of Padova
1992-2009 Associate Professor of Immunology, Department of Oncology and Surgical Sciences, University of Padova

2003 Visiting Fellow (American-Italian Cancer Foundation) at NIH, Bethesda, MD

2010- Professor of Immunology, University of Padova

ACADEMIC AND SCIENTIFIC COMMITTMENTS:

Member of the Scientific Committee of the School of Medicine.

Member of the Ethical Committee of the Veneto Institute of Oncology.

Director of the PhD Course in Oncology and Surgical Oncology, University of Padova

Chairman of the Doctoral Committee of the University of Padova

Member of the Committee for the evaluation of didactic activity at the University of Padova

Member of the Scientific Committee of Italian Association for Cancer Research (AIRC)

MEMBERSHIP OF SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES

American Association of Immunologists

Italian Society of Immunology, Clinical Immunology & Allergology

Italian Cancer Society

Italian Network for Biotherapy in cancer

REFEREE FOR INTERNATIONAL JOURNALS

Journal of Immunology

European Journal of Immunology

Immunology Letters

Cancer Research

Clinical Immunology and Immunopathology

Blood

International Journal of Cancer

OTHER ACADEMIC AND SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITIES

Member of the Didactic committee of the School of Medicine

Tutor of medical students during their internship

Supervisor of 10 PhD students

External examiner for PhD theses

 

 

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:
Tumor Immunology with a special attention to immune responses mediated by tumor-specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes, and mechanisms underlying their modulation. More recently, the relationships between tumor and microenvironment, and new treatments able to interfere with immunosuppressive mechanisms.

Scientific Publications: 295, of which 114 published in peer-reviewed journals.

 

Selected publications (2009-2013)

  1. Tosello, V., Zamarchi, R., Merlo, A., Gorza, M., Piovan E., Mandruzzato, S., Bronte, V., Wang, X., Ferrone, S., Amadori, A., Zanovello, P.: Differential expression of constitutive and inducible proteasome subunits in human monocyte-derived DC differentiated in the presence of IFN-alpha or IL-4. Eur J Immunol, 39, 56-66, 2009
  2. Mandruzzato, S., Solito, S., Falisi, E., Francescato, S., Chiarion-Sileni, V., Mocellin, S., Zanon, A., Rossi, C.R., Nitti, D., Bronte, V., Zanovello, P.: IL4Ralpha+ myeloid-derived suppressor cell expansion in cancer patients. J Immunol, 182, 6562-6568, 2009
  3. Bobisse, S., Rondina, M., Merlo, A., Tisato, V., Mandruzzato, S., Amendola, M., Naldini, L., Willemsen, R.A., Debets, R., Zanovello, P ., Rosato, A: Reprogramming T lymphocytes for melanoma adoptive immunotherapy by T-cell receptor gene transfer with lentiviral vectors. Cancer Res, 69, 9385-9394, 2009
  4. Ugel, S., Scarselli, E., Iezzi, M., Mennuni, C., Pannellini, T., Calvaruso, F., Cipriani, B., De Palma, R., Ricci-Vitiani, L., Peranzoni, E., Musiani, P., Zanovello, P., Bronte, V.: Autoimmune B-cell lymphopenia after successful adoptive therapy with telomerase-specific T lymphocytes. Blood, 115, 1374-1384, 2010
  5. Peranzoni, E., Zilio, S., Marigo, I., Dolcetti, L., Zanovello, P., Mandruzzato, S., Bronte, V.: Myeloid-derived suppressor cell heterogeneity and subset definition. Curr Opin Immunol, 22, 238-244, 2010
  6. Marigo, I., Bosio, E., Solito, S., Mesa, C., Fernandez, A., Dolcetti, L., Ugel, S., Sonda, N., Bicciato, S., Falisi, E., Calabrese, F., Basso, G., Zanovello, P., Cozzi, E., Mandruzzato, S., Bronte, V.. Tumor-induced tolerance and immune suppression depend on the C/EBPbeta transcription factor. Immunity, 32, 790-802, 2010
  7. Ruggero, K., Corradin, A., Zanovello, P., Amadori, A., Bronte, V., Ciminale, V., D'Agostino, D.M.: Role of microRNAs in HTLV-1 infection and transformation. Mol Aspects Med, 31, 367-382, 2010
  8. Nardo G, Favaro E, Curtarello M, Moserle L, Zulato E, Persano L, Rossi E, Esposito G, Crescenzi M, Casanovas O, Sattler U, Mueller-Klieser W, Biesalski B, Thews O, Canese R, Iorio E, Zanovello P, Amadori A, Indraccolo S. Glycolytic phenotype and AMP kinase modify the pathologic response of tumor xenografts to VEGF neutralization. Cancer Res, 71, 4214-4225, 2011
  9. Ghisi M, Corradin A, Basso K, Frasson C, Serafin V, Mukherjee S, Mussolin L, Ruggero K, Bonanno L, Guffanti A, De Bellis G, Gerosa G, Stellin G, D'Agostino DM, Basso G, Bronte V, Indraccolo S, Amadori A, Zanovello P. Modulation of microRNA expression in human T-cell development: targeting of NOTCH3 by miR-150. Blood, 117, 7053-7062 2011
  10. Solito S, Falisi E, Diaz-Montero CM, Doni A, Pinton L, Rosato A, Francescato S, Basso G, Zanovello P, Onicescu G, Garrett-Mayer E, Montero AJ, Bronte V, Mandruzzato S. A human promyelocytic-like population is responsible for the immune suppression mediated by myeloid-derived suppressor cells. Blood, 118, 2254-2265 2011
  11. D'Agostino DM, Zanovello P, Watanabe T, Ciminale V. The microRNA regulatory

network in normal- and HTLV-1-transformed T cells. Adv Cancer Res, 113, 45-79,

2012

12. Pizzini S, Bisognin A, Mandruzzato S, Biasiolo M, Facciolli A, Perilli L, Rossi E,

Esposito G, Rugge M, Pilati P, Mocellin S, Nitti D, Bortoluzzi S, Zanovello P. BMC

Genomics 14, 589-603, 2013

António Manuel de Sousa Pereira CV

Curriculum Vitae

 

Name: António Manuel de Sousa Pereira

Place and date of birth : Porto, 1961.10.17

Nacionality : Portuguese

Institucional adress : Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto, Rua de Jorge Viterbo Ferreira, 228

4050-313 Porto

 

Phone : +351220428000 Mobile: +351969459793

Email : sousapereira@icbas.up.pt

Degrees and professional qualifications

¨MD in Medicine, ICBAS, Universidade do Porto, 1985

¨PhD in Medical Sciences, ICBAS, Universidade do Porto, 1993

¨”Agregação” in Medicine, ICBAS, Universidade do Porto, 2000

¨ Post-Graduation course on “Mastering Healthcare Finances”, Harvard Medical International- Harvard University / Institute of Health Economics and Management – Université de Lausanne in 2008

Current substantive appointment

 

Dean of ICBAS (Abel Salazar Institute for the Biomedical Sciences), University of Porto, since 2003

Other recent appointments

Assistant Professor, 1990 to 1993

Auxiliary Professor, 1993 to 1998

Associate Professor, 1998 to 2002

Full Professor since 2003

Head of Pedagogic council of ICBAS, University of Porto (1997-2002)

President of the curriculum committee by appointment of the Science council (2002-2003)

Other activities

¨Medical consultant of Entidade Reguladora da Saude (Portuguese agency for the control of activities related with health care)

¨Co-founder and creator of SINAS – National system of evaluation of healthcare activities (with JCI and Siemens)

¨Member of the Council for Medical Education of the Portuguese Medical Association (Ordem dos Médicos)

Awards

¨RossMcfarland Award of The Life Sciences and Biomedical Engineering Branch of Aerospace Medical Association, 1996

¨Top Ten do Space Medicine Branch Young Investigator Award of the Aerospace Medical Association in 1995

Selected publications

2006 : Cardoso António Paes; Oliveira Maria João R; Silva Alvaro Moreira da; Aguas Artur P; Pereira António Sousa
 Effects of long term exposure to occupational noise on textile industry workers' lung function. 
Revista portuguesa de pneumologia 2006; 12(1):45-59.
Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto.

2005 : Oliveira Maria João R; Pereira António S; Ferreira Paula G; Guimarães Laura; Freitas Diamantino; Carvalho António P O; Grande Nuno R; Aguas Artur P
 Arrest in ciliated cell expansion on the bronchial lining of adult rats caused by chronic exposure to industrial noise. 
Environmental research 2005;97(3):282-6.
Department of Anatomy, ICBAS, Abel Salazar Institute for Biomedical Sciences, UMIB, University of Porto, Largo Prof. Abel Salazar, 2, 4099-033 Porto, Portugal. mjolivei@icbas.up.pt

2005 : Cherdwongcharoensuk Duangrudee; Henrique Rui; Upatham Suchart; Pereira António Sousa; Aguas Artur P
 Tubular kidney damage and centrilobular liver injury after intratracheal instillation of dimethyl selenide. 
Toxicologic pathology 2005; 33(2):225-9.
ICBAS, Department of Anatomy, Abel Salazar Institute for Biomedical Sciences, and UMIB, University of Porto, Portugal. duangrud@yahoo.com

2004 : Cherdwongcharoensuk Duangrudee; Upatham Suchart; Pereira António Sousa; Aguas Artur P
 Acute pulmonary inflammation induced by lung overloading with selenium particles: leukocyte response and in situ detection of selenium at high resolution. 
Inhalation toxicology 2004;16(14):901-9.
ICBAS, Department of Anatomy and UMIB, Abel Salazar Institute for Biomedical Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, European Union. duangrud@yahoo.com

2004 : Cherdwongcharoensuk Duangrudee; Upatham Suchart; Oliveira José Carlos; Sousa Pereira António; AGuas Artur P
 Changes in bronchoalveolar lavage cells after intratracheal instillation of dimethyl selenide in mice. 
Toxicologic pathology 2004; 32(3):345-50.
ICBAS, Department of Anatomy and UMIB, Abel Salazar Institute for Biomedical Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal. duangrud@yahoo.com

2003 : Oliveira Maria Joäo; Pereira António S; Ferreira Paula G; Grande Nuno R; Aguas Artur P; Guimaräes Laura; Freitas Diamantino; Carvalho António P
 Reduction of rat pleural microvilli caused by noise pollution. 
Experimental lung research 2003; 29(7):445-54.
Department of Anatomy, ICBAS, Abel Salazar Institute for Biomedical Sciences, UMIB and IBMC, Porto, Portugal. mjolivei@icbas.up.pt

2003 : Cherdwongchareonsuk Duangrudee; Aguas Artur P; Henrique Rui; Upatham Suchart; Sousa Pereira Antonio
 Toxic effects of selenium inhalation: acute damage of the respiratory system of mice. 
Human & experimental toxicology 2003;22(10):551-7.
ICBAS, Department of Anatomy, Abel Salazar Institute for Biomedical Sciences, UMIB, University of Porto, Largo Prof. Abel Salazar, 2, 4099-003 Porto, Portugal. duangrud@yahoo.com

2003 : Oliveira M J; Pereira A S; Ferreira P G; Cunha E M; Grande N R; Aguas A P
 Bulging mesothelial cells of the visceral pleura of the rat mimic the network of subpleural lymphatics. 
Lymphology 2003;36(3):144-8.
Department of Anatomy, ICBAS, Abel Salazar Institute for Biomedical Sciences, UMIB and IBMC, University of Porto, Portugal, European Union.

2003 : Oliveira M J R; Pereira A S; Guimarães L; Grande N R; de Sá C Moreira; Aguas A P
 Zonation of ciliated cells on the epithelium of the rat trachea. 
Lung 2003;181(5):275-82.
Department of Anatomy, ICBAS, Abel Salazar Institute for Biomedical Sciences, UMIB and IBMC, 4099-003 Porto, Portugal, European Union. mjolivei@icbas.up.pt

2002 : Oliveira Maria João R; Pereira António S; Guimarães Laura; Freitas Diamantino; Carvalho António P O; Grande Nuno R; Aguas Artur P
 Chronic exposure of rats to cotton-mill-room noise changes the cell composition of the tracheal epithelium. 
Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2002; 44(12):1135-42.
Department of Anatomy, ICBAS, Abel Salazar Institute for Biomedical Sciences, UMIB, IBMC, Porto, Portugal. mjolivei@icbas.up.pt

2002 : Cherdwongcharoensuk Duangrudee; Cunha Elisabete M; Upatham Suchart; Pereira António Sousa; Oliveira Maria João R; Aguas Artur P
 In vivo ingestion of heavy metal particles of Se, Hg and W by murine macrophages. A study using scanning electron microscopy coupled with X-ray microanalysis. 
Toxicology and industrial health 2002; 18(8):397-403.
ICBAS and UMIB, Department of Anatomy, Abel Salazar Institute for Biomedical Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal. duangrud@yahoo.com

2001 : Oliveira M J; Pereira A S; Castelo Branco N A; Grande N R; Aguas A P
 In utero and postnatal exposure of Wistar rats to low frequency/high intensity noise depletes the tracheal epithelium of ciliated cells. 
Lung 2001; 179(4):225-32.
Department of Anatomy, Abel Salazar Institute for Biomedical Sciences (ICBAS), UMIB and IBMC, University of Porto, 4099-003 Porto, Portugal. mjolivei@icbas.up.pt

1999 : Oliveira M J; De Sousa Pereira A; Aguas A P; Grande N R; Monteiro E; Serrano I; Castelo Branco N A
 Effects of low frequency noise upon the reaction of pleural milky spots to mycobacterial infection. 
Aviation, space, and environmental medicine 1999; 70(3 Pt 2):A137-40.
Abel Salazar Institute for the Biomedical Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal.

1999 : De Sousa Pereira A; Aguas A P; Grande N R; Mirones J; Monteiro E; Castelo Branco N A
 The effect of chronic exposure to low frequency noise on rat tracheal epithelia. 
Aviation, space, and environmental medicine 1999; 70(3 Pt 2):A86-90.
Abel Salazar Institute for Biomedical Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal.

1999 : De Sousa Pereira A; Grande N R; Monteiro E; Castelo Branco M S; Castelo Branco N A
 Morphofunctional study of rat pleural mesothelial cells exposed to low frequency noise. 
Aviation, space, and environmental medicine 1999; 70(3 Pt 2):A78-85.
Abel Salazar Institute for Biomedical Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal.

1999 : Grande N R; Aguas A P; De Sousa Pereira A; Monteiro E; Castelo Branco N A
 Morphological changes in rat lung parenchyma exposed to low frequency noise. 
Aviation, space, and environmental medicine 1999; 70(3 Pt 2):A70-7.
Abel Salazar Institute for the Biomedical Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal.

1999 : Castelo Branco N A; Aguas A P; Sousa Pereira A; Monteiro E; Fragata J I; Tavares F; Grande N R
 The human pericardium in vibroacoustic disease. 
Aviation, space, and environmental medicine 1999; 70(3 Pt 2):A54-62.
Occupational Medicine Research Center, Lisbon, Portugal.

Vesna Ćorić CV

1. Personal information

 

Vesna Ćorić, M.D. PhDc

Institute of Medical and Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, 2 Pasterova Street, Belgrade, Serbia

Telephone: +381-63-3643-271

Fax: +381-11-3643-270

E mail: drcoricvesna@gmail.com

Date of Birth: 20 March 1985.

Gender: Female

2. Education

 

2013 - present : Residency in Laboratory medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia

May 2011 : State examination, Certificate issued by the Ministry of Health Republic of Serbia

2010/2011 – present: PhD studies in Molecular medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia

2004 – 2010: Graduate studies,Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia

2000 – 2004 : High School Diploma with Honors, Sixth Belgrade High School, Belgrade, Serbia

3. Work Experience

 

2011 – present : Research assistant, employed on the project entitled ‘The role of glutathione S-transferase in susceptibility to disease (Project number 175052, supported by the Ministry of education and science, Serbia), working at Institute of Medical and Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, 2 Pasterova Street, Belgrade, Serbia

2010 – present: Graduate teaching assistant, Institute of Medical and Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, 2 Pasterova Street, Belgrade, Serbia

2007 – 2010 : Student teaching assistant, Institute of Medical and Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, 2 Pasterova Street, Belgrade, Serbia

2007 – 2008: Student teaching assistant, Institute of Medical Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, 1 Dr Subotica Street, Belgrade, Serbia

2006 – 2008 : Editor-in-Chief, “Medicinar” student magazine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, 8 Dr Subotica Street, Belgrade, Serbia

2005 – 2006: Student teaching assistant, Institute of Human Genetics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, 2 Pasterova Street,Belgrade, Serbia

 

4. Research Experience

 

2009 – present: Project entitled ‘The role of glutathione S-transferase in susceptibility to disease

(Project number 175052, supported by the Ministry of education and science, Serbia)

Representative references

 

1. Stamenkovic M, Radic T, Stefanovic I, Coric V, Sencanic I, Pljesa-Ercegovac M, Matic M, Jaksic V, Simic T, Savic-Radojevic A. GSTO2 polymorphism Asn142Asp modifies the risk of age-related cataract in smokers and subjects exposed to UV irradiation. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2013; doi: 10.1111/ceo.12180.

2. Djukic TI, Savic-Radojevic AR, Pekmezovic TD, Matic MG, Pljesa-Ercegovac MS, Coric VM, Radic TM, Suvakov SR, Krivic BN, Dragicevic DP, Simic TP. Glutathione s-transferase T1, O1 and O2 polymorphisms are associated with survival in muscle invasive bladder cancer patients. PLoS One, 2013; 8(9):e74724.

3. Ercegovac М, Jović N, Simić T, Beslać-Bumbaširević Lj, Sokić D, Savić-Radojević A, Matić M, Jovanović D, Ristić A, Đukić T, Šuvakov S, Ćorić V, Mimić-Oka J, Plješa-Ercegovac M. Аntiepileptic drugs affect protein, lipid and DNA oxidative damage and antioxidant defense in patients with epilepsy. JMB, 2013; 32(2):121–130.

4. Suvakov S, Damjanovic T, Stefanovic A, Pekmezovic T, Savic-Radojevic A, Pljesa-Ercegovac M, Matic M, Djukic T, Coric V, Jakovljevic J, Ivanisevic J, Pljesa S, Jelic-Ivanovic Z, Mimic-Oka J, Dimkovic N, Simic T. Glutathione S-transferase A1, M1, P1 and T1 null or low-activity genotypes are associated with enhanced oxidative damage among haemodialysis patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant, 2013; 28(1):202-12.

5. Matic M, Pekmezovic T, Djukic T, Mimic-Oka J, Dragicevic D, Krivic B, Suvakov S, Savic-Radojevic A, Pljesa-Ercegovac M, Tulic C, Coric V and Simic T. GSTA1, GSTM1, GSTP1 and GSTT1 polymorphism and susceptibility to smoking-related bladder cancer: a case-control study. Urol Oncol, 2013; 31(7):1184-92

6. Coric V, Pljesa-Ercegovac M, Matic M, Krivic B, Suvakov S, Tulic C, Mimic-Oka J, Simic T. The role of GSTM1 and GSTT1 polymorphism in patients with renal cell carcinoma. JMB, 2010; 29(3):204-210.

5. Academic mobility

 

ERAWEB (ERASMUS–WESTERN BALKANS)

2013 : 3 month period on a short term scientific mission at the Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Torino (Italy), project entitled “Metabolic characterization of chemosensitive and chemoresistant tumors, to discover new biomarkers and design a more personalized therapy”

2012 : SFRR-E/IUBMB Summer School 2012 "Dietary factors and redox signalling", Spetses, Greece

7-day Summer School

6. Academic distinctions

 

Best poster Presentation, “Glutathione S‐transferase single nucleotide gene polymorphisms and susceptibility to renal cell carcinoma: Serbian case‐control study”, SFRR-E/IUBMB Summer School 2012, Spetses, Greece, 2012

Best Presentation in Session, “Genetic polymorphism of GSTM1 and GSTT1 in patients with renal cell carcinoma” (oral presentation), 51st Serbian Medical Students’ Congress, Ohrid, Macedonia, 2010

Best Presentation in Session, “Genetic polymorphism of GSTM1 in patients with renal cell carcinoma“, (oral

presentation), International Medical Students’ Congress, Novi Sad, Serbia, 2009

First Prize, “The cytotoxicity of plant xanthones in glioma cell line” (poster presentation), 17th Annual International Ain

Shams Medical Students’ Congress, Cairo, Egypt, 2009

7. Memberships

 

2011 – present : Society for Free Radicals Research (SFRR)

2011 – present : Serbian society for mitochondrial and free radical physiology

 

8. Languages

 

Serbian - mother tongue

English - Cambridge ESOL: Certificate of Proficiency in English, CPE

Italian - Inlingua Certificate: B1 level

Vladimir Bumbasirevic CV

Curriculum Vitae

Vladimir Bumbasirevic, MD, PhD Professor of Histology and Embryology School of Medicine University of Belgrade Rector, University of Belgrade

Date and place of birth: August 6, 1951, Belgrade

 

A. Education

School of Medicine, University of Belgrade

M. D.

1976

Medicine

School of Medicine, University of Belgrade

M. Sc.

1981

Histology

University of Belgrade

Ph. D.

1985

Histology, Cell Biology

 

B. Positions and Honors

Positions and Employment

1977-1981 Instructor, Histology and Embryology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade

1981-1986 Junior assistant, Histology and Embryology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade 1986-1991 Assistant Professor, Histology and Embryology, School of Medicine, Univ. of Belgrade 1991-1996 Associate Professor, Histology and Embryology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade 1996-present Full Professor, Histology and Embryology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

1987-1988 Visiting Professor (Fulbright Grant, 15 mo.), Dept. Anatomy and Cell Biology, Coll. Med., Univ. Illinois at Chicago

1993-2000 Chair, Histology and Embryology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade

2000-2004 Director of the postgraduate course in electron microscopy, Sch. Med., Univ. Belgrade 2002-2004 President of the School Board, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade

2004-2008 Vice-Dean, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade

2002-2006 President, Scientific Council, Academy of Medical Sciences of Serbian Medical Association 1996-2004 President, Microscopy Society of Serbia

2003-2006 Expert, Tempus Program, Directorate General for Education, European Commission 2001-2007 Member, Committee for Medicine, Ministry of Science, Serbia

2001-2005 Member, Ethics Committee, Clinical Center of Serbia 2008-2009 Acting Dean, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade 2009-2012 Dean, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade

2012-2015 Rector, University of Belgrade

2012-2015 President, Serbian Rectors Conference

Member of Editorial Boards: Srp arh celok lek, Archives of Oncology, Acta Clinica, Facta Universitatis, Medical Investig (Beograd),

Association Membership: European Microscopy Society, Microscopy Society of Serbia, Serbian Medical Association, Federation of European Neuroscience Societies, Serbian Anatomical Society, Neuroscience Society of Serbia, Serbian Bioethics Society

Honors

1994 Member, Academy of Medical Sciences, Serbian Medical Association 2000 Corresponding member, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts 2009 Full member, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Awards

1972-1975 University Belgrade, Rector’s Prize for Successful Studies 1976 School of Medicine Award for best students

1990 Students’ award to the best teacher 1987-1988 Fulbright Grant for postdoctoral studies 2005 City of Belgrade Award for Medicine

 

C. Research Support

Ongoing Research Support

Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (Bumbasirevic – PI)

Molecular mechanisms of programmed cell death (Role – PI)

Serbian Ministry of Education and Science (Trajkovic – PI)

Modulation of signaling pathways controlling intracellular energy metabolism in therapy of cancer and neuro-immuno-endocrine disfunctions

(Role – Co-Investigator)

Completed Research Support

Serbian Ministry of Science and Technological Development (Bumbasirevic – PI)

Molecular mechanisms regulating cell death in normal and pathological conditions (2006-2010) (Role – PI)

Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (Bumbasirevic – PI)

The involvement of cytoskeletal proteins in apoptosis (2006-2010) (Role – PI)

Serbian Ministry of Sciences and Technology (Djuricic - PI)

Molecular mechanisms regulating celle death in normal and malignant cells (2002-2006) (Role – Co-Investigator)

Serbian Ministry of Sciences and Technology (Djuricic - PI) Mechanisms in adaptation, damage and recovery of cells (1996-2001) (Role – Co-Investigator)

Serbian Ministry of Sciences and Technology (Bumbasirevic - PI) Mechanisms of cytotoxic effect of microtubular poisons (1991-1995) (Role – PI)

European Commision TEMPUS 2004-2007

TEMPUS Joint European Project, Restructuring Teaching in Serbian Medical Faculties,

JEP-18107-2003

(Role – Coordinator)

European Commision TEMPUS 2007-2009

TEMPUS Joint European Project, Building Bioethics Master Program in Serbia, JEP-41131-2006 (Role – Coordinator)