Thursday, 04 June 2015
Upon return to Croatia he established his independent research group with the scope of the lab focused to brain consequences of the introduced genetic modifications. Through careful and patient planning he was the main motor to organize and complete the mouse brain research platform which serves as the foundation of GlowBrain. Currently his lab is using the platform for analysis of regeneration and plasticity after ischemic brain lesion.
At international level he is a Member from Croatia in EU COST Domain Committee for Biomedicine and Molecular Biosciences and was recently elected as Chair of this Committee. He continuously fosters the regional collaboration. He developed extensive teaching activities, and teaches in 17 courses in 3 Graduate and 4 Ph.D. Programs at 2 Universities and 1 High School. Of particular importance is his involvement in setting up new PhD Course in Neuroscience. He is also Editor-in-Chief of Croatian Medical Journal and a President of Croatian Microscopy Society.