Dr. Maja Pučić Baković (Head of Glycoscience Laboratory)

Dr.  Maja Pučić Baković joined Genos Ltd. in 2008 as a researcher and in 2012 she was appointed as Head of Glycobiology laboratory mainly responsible for coordinating and supervising lab activities and PhD students, project writing and reporting, implementing new procedures and accompanying documentation, and maintaining lab equipment and supplies. In 2018 she became Head of Glycoprofiling and is mainly involved in method development, management of research within the European and national funded projects and grants, and communication with potential collaborators.

She graduated in Molecular Biology at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science in 2008, and gained a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the same University in 2013. From 2010 to 2012 she spent part of her doctoral training at the Proteomics Core of COBRE Center for Cancer Research and Development of the Rhode Island Hospital in Providence (USA), at the Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry Unit, Department of Parasitology of the Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden (NL), and at BIA Separations Ltd (SLO). She received Collaborative Experimental Scholarship from FEBS (Federation of European Biochemical Societies) in 2010, Young Scientist Award for 2011 from the Croatian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and the Best Publication Award for 2011 from the Croatian Immunological Society.