About employee

Marija Pranjić, mag. chem.

Title: Assistant

soba 312
Public phone number:
+385 1 4606 234
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Marija Pranjić graduated in 2017. from Faculty of Science in Zagreb with diploma thesis Ancestral proteins as thermostable analogues of extant proteins under the mentorship of dr. Marko Močibob. In the same year she became assistant at Faculty of Science, Chemistry Department, Biochemistry division.

During her chemistry study she works at university as student tutor, mentors high school students for Chemistry State Competition and Matura exam. She was awarded with special Rectors award for academic year 2012./2013. for organisation and execution of all-day events during 6th Chemistry Department Open Day and with Chemistry department medal for excellence during study in 2017.

Subject of her research is protein biosynthesis and cellular response to canonical and noncanonical mistranslation.

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List of select projects

Associate on projects:


Aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases as gatekeepers of the standard genetic code 

funding: Croatian Science Foundation

Principal Investigator: prof. Ita Gruić Sovulj


Cellular responses to canonical and non-canonical mistranslation

funding: Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia and DAAD (bilateral project between Croatian and Germany)

Principal Investigator: prof. Ita Gruić Sovulj