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(E) Ivan Dikic, M.D., Ph.D.
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(E) Ivan Dikic, M.D., Ph.D.


Ivan Dikic, M.D., Ph.D.


Molecular signaling group
Head: Ivan Dikic

Ivan Dikic, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Institute of Biochemistry II
Goethe University Medical School
University Hospital, Bldg 75
Theodor-Stern-Kai 7
D-60590 Frankfurt, Germany

tel: (069) 6301 83647
fax: (069) 6301 5577
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Ivan Dikic

Professor of Biochemistry
Goethe University Medical School
Theodor-Stern-Kai Str. 7
D-60590 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Tel: 00 49 69 6301 83647
Fax: 00 49 69 6301 5577


Date of Birth: 28 - 05 – 1966
Place of Birth: Zagreb, Croatia
Citizen of Croatia, Resident of Germany
Family Status: Married with Inga Dikic, M.D. Ph.D.
Children: Daughters Karla (1999-2002) and Petra (2003), Son Lovro (2001)

Scientific conferences:

1st International conference on signal transduction, Dubrovnik 1998

2nd International conference on signal transduction, Dubrovnik 2000
EMBO Lecture Course- Cellular Signaling in Development and Disease, September 2001
3rd Dubrovnik conference on cellular signaling, Dubrovnik 2002
FEBS Lecture Course/Dubrovnik conference 2004, May 21-27, 2004


1995-1997 Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof. Joseph Schlessinger, New York University Medical Center, New York, USA
1991-1995 Ph.D. - molecular biology University of Zagreb and New York University under supervision of Prof. J. Schlessinger
1986-1991 Medical Doctor-University of Zagreb Medical School, Summa cum laude, GPA-5.0


2003-present Professor of Biochemistry, Institute of Biochemistry II, Goethe University Medical School, Frankfurt, Germany
1997-2002 Assistant Member and Group Leader, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Uppsala, Sweden
1992-1997 Research associate at the New York University, NY, USA
1991-1992 Intern, Institute for Mother and Child Health Care, Zagreb, Croatia


2002 Lilla Förnstrom Award, Lund, Sweden - for the identification of signals that control intracellular transport of growth factor receptors and associated molecules
2000-2003 Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Research Award, Germany
1997-2000 Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Research Award, Germany – for studies on signalling and endocytosis of receptor tyrosine kinases
1997 Young Investigator Award - Gordon Conference, Barga, Il Ciocco, Italy
1991 University of Zagreb Rector's Award, Croatia
1991 D. Perovic Award- Best Medical Graduate at University of Zagreb, Croatia; maximum GPA 5.0
1991 FEBS scholarship, Aarhus, Denmark
1990 Karyn Kupcinet fellowship, Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel
1990 University of Zagreb Award for Distinguished Students, Croatia


2002 German Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, FEBS and IUBMB
2001 International Union Against Cancer
2001 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
2001 European Life Science Organization (ELSO)
2000 The American Association for Cancer Research
1998 World Association of Croatian Physicians
1995 New York Academy of Sciences
1995 American Association for the Advancement of Science


Invited speaker at 23 conferences in Europe and USA.
Invited lecturer at more than 30 Universities across Europe, USA and Canada
Lecturer instructor at 5 EMBO, ESF and FEBS Courses
Founder and co-organizer of the Dubrovnik conferences on signalling (1998-2004)
Organizer of EMBO Lecture Course on Signalling and Development (Split, 2001)
Organizer of the FEBS Lecture Course on Cellular Signalling (Dubrovnik 2004)

2003-2008 Journal of Biological Chemistry

2002-2003 Betagenon, Stockholm, Sweden

MENTORS for students and EDUCATION

5 Ph.D. and 4 M.Sc.
Following courses and practicums:

2003-2004 Seminar courses and module-based practicum in biochemistry at the Goethe University Medical School
2000-2001 Graduate course in Cellular Signalling - Karolinska Institute, Hudinge, Sweden
2000 Advanced Course in “Physiology: Cellular and Molecular Aspects”, The Wenner-Gren Institute, Stockholm University, Sweden
2000 Graduate Course in Molecular Biology, Split University, Split Croatia
1999-2000 Graduate Course in Cell Signalling, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
1995-1997 Research instructor, NYU Medical School, New York, USA


Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
Institute for Cancer Research, Torino, Italy,
NKI, Amsterdam, Holland
Yale University, New Haven, USA
Mount Sinai University, New York, USA
Umea University, Sweden
Institute of Physiology, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Institute of Neurology, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany

ESF endocytosis meeting, Marathea, Italy
PhysPharm 2003, Odense, Denmark
FASEB meeting, Cooper Mountains, USA
Biochemical Society meeting, Essex, UK
FEBS Lecture Course, Spetses, Greece
BSI Annual congress, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, UK
SFB Signalling congress, Jena, Germany
Astra Zeneca, Sodertalje, Sweden
Merck, Darmstadt, Germany


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