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izv. prof. dr. sc. Ivana Ivančić Baće

Title: Associate Professor
Location: 203
Public phone number:+385(0)1 4606 273
Internal phone number:6273
Cellphone number:+385 98 1654511
E-mail: E-mail
Department: Division of Molecular Biology
Graduation year:1997
mr.sc. graduation year:2000
PhD graduation year:2004
Employed in this institution since:1997

Teaching duties

undergraduate

graduate

integrated undergraduate and graduate

doctoral

Biography

DATE AND PLACE OF BIRTH:

July 1st, 1973 in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, where I completed elementary and high school education

EDUCATION:

1992-1997    Molecular biology study, Faculty of Science, The University of Zagreb, diploma thesis received on January 15th 1997
1997-2000    Postgraduate study, Faculty of Science, The University of Zagreb,  and      research toward M. Sc.
2000    M. Sc. degree
2000-2001    Fellowship in the Professor's Lloyd laboratory, Institute of Genetics, The University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
2004        PhD degree in biology

POSITIONS HELD:

1997-2000    Research and young teaching assistant at the Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, The University of Zagreb, the molecular genetics course where I'm in charge of laboratory and seminar education
2000-2004    Research and teaching assistant at the Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, The University of Zagreb
2004-2008    Research and senior teaching assistant at the Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, The University of Zagreb
2008-2017    Assistant professor at the Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, The University of Zagreb
2017-present    Associate professor at the Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, The University of Zagreb

MEMBERSHIPS:

The Croatian Society for Genetics
The Croatian Society for Biochemistry
The Federation of European Biochemical Society
The Croatian Society for Biology
The Croatian Society of Molecular Engineers

THE MAIN FIELDS OF RESEARCH:

Genetics of DNA repair, homologous recombination and CRISPR-Cas antiviral mechanism in Escherichia coli

AWARD:

In 2003, awarded by Croatian Genetic Society award “Željko Trgovčević” for young scientists

TEACHING:

Molecular genetics for undergraduate students of Molecular biology and graduate students of Biochemistry
Introduction to molecular biology for students of integrated study of Biology and Chemistry
Genetic recombination and DNA repair for doctorate students of Biology

 

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List of select publications

  1. Liu H, Jelić Matošević Z, Mitić D, Markulin D, Killelea T, Matković M, Bertoša B, Ivančić-Baće I, Bolt EL (2021) A Tryptophan ‘Gate’ in the CRISPR-Cas3 Nuclease Controls ssDNA Entry into the Nuclease Site, That When Removed Results in Nuclease Hyperactivity// Int J Mol Sci 22: 2848
  2. Liu H, James M. SJ, Radovcic M, Ivancic-Bace I, Bolt EL (2020) Cas3 Protein—A Review of a Multi-Tasking Machine// Genes 11 (2), 208
  3. Mitić D, Radovčić M, Markulin D, Ivančić-Baće I (2020) StpA represses CRISPR-Cas immunity in H-NS deficient Escherichia coli// Biochimie 174, 136-143
  4. Radovčić M, Čulo A, Ivančić-Baće I (2019) Cas3-stimulated runaway replication of modified ColE1 plasmids in Escherichia coli is temperature dependent // FEMS microbiology letters, 366, fnz106, 7 doi:10.1093/femsle/fnz106.
  5. Radovčić M., Killelea T., Savitskaya E., Wettstein L., Bolt E. L., Ivančić-Baće I. (2018) CRISPR-Cas adaptation in Escherichia coli requires RecBCD helicase but not nuclease activity, is independent of homologous recombination, and is antagonized by 5' ssDNA exonucleases. Nucleic Acids Res 46: 10173-10183
  6. Majsec K., Bolt E. L., Ivančić-Baće I. (2016) Cas3 is a limiting factor for CRISPR-Cas immunity in Escherichia coli cells lacking H-NS. BMC Microbiol 16:643
  7. Ivančić-Baće I., S. D. Cass, S. J. Wearne, E. L. Bolt (2015) Different genome stability proteins underpin primed and naïve adaptation in E. coli CRISPR-Cas immunity. Nucleic Acids Res. 43: 10821-10830
     

 

List of select projects

  1. Co-worker on the project „Building CRISPR Immunity Systems – How is Invading DNA Captured?“ (2020-2023), voditelja dr. sc. Edward L. Bolt,  projekt financiran od strane BBSRC, United Kingdom
  2. Project leader “Cas3 as a key checkpoint for CRISPR-Cas immunity: elucidating it's regulation via protein stability and transcriptional control in Escherichia coli” (2017-2021) financed by Croatian Science Foundation
  3. Co-worker on the project “Genomic and epigenomic changes in auto- and allopolyploids: case studies on dalmatian pyrethrum, shalot and anemone” (2017-2021), financed by Croatian Science Foundation
  4. Co-worker on the project “CRISPR Adaptation - the basis for prokaryotic adaptive immunity” (2015-2018), financed by BBSRC, United Kingdom