Title: Assistant Professor
university integrated undergraduate and graduate
Marko Močibob obtained his MSc degree in chemistry and PhD in biochemistry from the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb. After obtaining his university degree in 2002, he started to work as teaching assistant and researcher at Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry. As the visiting scientist, he spent two and a half months in the laboratory of Nenad Ban at ETH Zürich (2009) and 8 months in the Michael Ibba's group at The Ohio State University (2013-2014). He moved to Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry (University of Zagreb) were he worked as the Experienced Researcher at FP7 project "Integra Life" (May 2014 - August 2015). Currently, he is the Assistant Professor at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science. His research is focused on aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases and protein biosynthesis. He researched 16S rRNA methyltransferases and mechanisms of bacterial resistance to aminoglycoside antibiotics. He has strong background in protein biochemistry, analysis of protein:protein interactions, enzyme kinetics, methods of molecular biology, and basic knowledge of bioinformatics and sequence analysis. As a teaching assistant and lecturer at the University of Zagreb, he has gained much experience in education and sharing his knowledge with students.
Croatian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, member of The Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) and The International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (IUBMB).
Croatian Chemical Society, adhering organization of The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), member of The European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences (EuCheMS)