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Urša Čerček, MSc

PhD student

Research interests:

  • Molecular mechanism of neurodegenerative diseases ALS and FTD
  • Stress granules formation in response to cold atmospheric plasma and in relation to ALS
  • RNA-protein interactions
  • Pathology of RNA binding proteins in ALS and FTD

Research experience and education

  • 2020 – : Junior researcher, Department of Biotechnology, “Jožef Stefan” Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia / PhD student, Interdisciplinary doctoral programme in Biomedicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 2017- 2020: MSc, Industrial Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 2014 – 2017: BSc, Biochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Awards and fellowships

  • 2020 : ERASMUS+ scholarship for practical training (Uniklinik RWTH, Aachen, Germany)