Committees

Co-chairs

Tamara Lah Turnšek

President of Programme and Organizing Committee

Professor Dr. Tamara T. Lah is the director of the National Institute of Biology since 1996, where she established and headed the Department of Genetic Toxicology and Cancer Biology from 1997-2004. At present, she is the leader of the scientific programme of the Department. Since 2004 she is appointed as a Full Professor at the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of Ljubljana, where she teaches Biochemistry of Cancer. She is also teaching at the graduate programme Biomedicine at the University of Ljubljana.

   

Janko Kos

Professor Dr. Janko Kos is a Full Professor of Pharmaceutical Biochemistry at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana. He is also the Head of the Department of Biotechnology, at the Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana and the Head of the programme group Pharmaceutical Biotechnology: Knowledge for health.

   

Gregor Serša

Professor Dr. Gregor Sersa is currently the head of the Department of Experimental Oncology, at the Institute of Oncology Ljubljana and a Full Professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ljubljana. His research interest is translational research of electroporation based technology; predominantly electroporation-based gene transfer and drug delivery.

   

Maja Čemažar

Professor Dr. Maja Cemazar is currently the assistant to medical director for research and education of the Institute of Oncology Ljubljana and a Full Professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Primorska. She is also an active researcher in the Department of Experimental Oncology at the Institute of Oncology Ljubljana and at the Research Group of the Faculty of Health Sciences Izola. Her research interest is translational research of electroporation based technology; predominantly electroporation-based gene transfer and drug delivery.

   

Metka Filipič

Professor Dr. Metka Filipic is currently the head of the Department of Genetic Toxicology and Cancer Biology, at the National Institute of Biology. She is an Associate Professor of Chemical Toxicology at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana. Her main expertise is in the field of toxicology and genetic toxicology, in particular the mechanisms of toxicity and genotoxicity of heavy metals, dietary carcinogens and natural toxins and the mechanisms of action of natural antimutagens.

 

Programme Committee

Tamara Lah Turnšek

President of Programme Committee
National Institute of Biology, Slovenia

Maja Čemažar

Institute of Oncology Ljubljana, Slovenia

Tanja Čufer

Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Vita Dolžan

Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Metka Filipič

National Institute of Biology, Slovenia

Srećko Gajović

Croatian Institute for Brain Research, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Anahid Jewett

David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, U.S.A.

Siegfried Knasmüller

Institute of Cancer Research, Vienna, Austria

Radovan Komel

Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Janko Kos

Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana & Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Damijan Miklavčič

Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Vivaldo Moura Neto

Federal University Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

Irena Oblak

Institute of Oncology Ljubljana, Slovenia

Janja Ocvirk

Institute of Oncology Ljubljana, Slovenia

Geoffrey Pilkington

School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences University of Portsmouth, UK

Marie-Pierre Rols

IPBS-CNRS laboratory, Toulouse, France

Gregor Serša

Institute of Oncology Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ira Skvortsova

Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Gillian Tozer

Medical School, University of Sheffield, UK

Boris Turk

Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia

C.J.F. van Noorden

Amsterdam University College, Netherlands

 

Organizing Committee

Tamara Lah Turnšek

President of Organizing Committee
National Institute of Biology

Maša Bošnjak

Institute of Oncology Ljubljana

Barbara Breznik

National Institute of Biology, Ljubljana

Tanja Dolinšek

Institute of Oncology Ljubljana

Bojan Doljak

Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana

Mira Klemenčič

Association of Radiology and Oncology, Ljubljana

Simona Kranjc

Institute of Oncology Ljubljana

 
Mira Lavrič

Institute of Oncology, Ljubljana

Matjaž Novak

National Institute of Biology, Ljubljana

 
Mateja Prunk

Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana