Marko Dolinar received his BSc in Biology from University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and his PhD in life sciences (dr. rer. nat.) from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. After working at the Jozef Stefan Institute on cysteine proteinases for over a decade, he moved to University of Ljubljana Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology. He is associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, covering courses such as DNA Technology, Molecular Biology and Synthetic Biology. Research is focused on molecular biotechnology and synthetic biology, lately on unicellular cyanobacteria. As a member of the national scientific board for contained use of genetically modified organisms and of an ad-hoc committee on new techniques for genetic modification with the European Commission, his interest is also in biological safety of genetically modified microorganisms.
Biography Updated on 28 November 2013