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Slides from Steroid Biochemistry 2008 course (undergraduate studies of Medicine and Dental Medicine, Faculty of Medicine University of Ljubljana): first, second and third lecture.

Slides from Functional Genomics course: first, second and third lecture.

Slides from DNA-protein interactions – experimental approaches (graduate course of Genetics and Biotechnology, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana): DPI-1a-2008-BF.pdf, DPI-2-2008-BF.pdf, DPI-3-2008-BF.pdf.

2009-04-15
Damjana Rozman's Other Activities

Other Activities

Organization of Scientific Meetings

  • 4th Meeting of the Slovenian Biochemical Society with international participation, September 2001, Kranjska gora, Slovenia (Scientific Committee)
  • 2nd International FEBS advanced course: Cytochrome P450 systems: from structure to application, May 2002, Kranjska gora, Slovenia (Organizing committee)
  • EMBO Lecture course "New developments in Genomics for Biomedicine", April 2003, Brdo near Kranj (Scientific Committee)
  • 5th Meeting of the Slovenian Biochemical Society with international participation, September 2003, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Scientific Committee)
  • 15th International Conference on Cytochromes P450, 17th- 21st June 2007, Bled, Slovenia, http://www.albatros-bled.com/icc2007/,(President of the scientific and Organizing Commitee)

Invited lectures on international schools and courses

  • Genotyping of medically important microorganisms by use of PCR and arbitrary oligonucleotide primers. Alpe Adria Clinical Micorbiology Summer School (Bled, September 1994)
  • International FEBS advanced course Cytochrome P450 systems: from structure to application (Gozd Martuljek, May 1998, tutorship)
  • International FEBS advanced course Cytochrome P450 systems: from structure to application (Kranjska gora, May 2002, tutorship)

Invited lectures on international scientific meetings

  • Lanosterol 14 -demethylase (CYP51)- a housekeeping cytochrome P450 gene. Midwest Cytochrome P450 Symposium, Purdue University, USA, Sept. 1996.
  • Human lanosterol 14-alpha-demethylase (CYP51): a multigene family including retropseudogenes. Life Sciences, Gozd Martuljek , Slovenia, Sept. l996.
  • Expression of lanosterol 14 -demethylase (CYP51) during spermatogenesis in rat. 1st International Congress of the Genetics Society of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Sept. 1997.
  • c-AMP-dependent expression of lanosterol 14alpha-demethylase (CYP51) in germ cells of the testis. 2nd International Meeting of the Slovenian Biochemical Society, Oto?ec, Slovenia, Oct.1997.
  • Expression and role of CYP51 in mammalian germ cells. 12th International Symposium on Microsomes and Drug Oxidations, Montpellier, France, July 1998.
  • Lanosterol 14 -demethylase - a cholesterol biosynthetic enzyme invlved in production of meiosis activation sterols in oocytes and testis. Life Sciences, Gozd Martuljek, Slovenia, Sept. 1998.
  • Sterol-dependent and cAMP-dependent regulation of mammalian lanosterol 14 -demethylase: cholesterol and MAS sterol production. 11th International
  • Conference on Cytochrome P450, Sendai, August 1999 (short presentation)
  • Sterol-dependent and cAMP-dependent regulation of lanosterol 14 -demethylase, an enzyme involved in cholesterolbiosynthesis. 3rd Meeting of the Slovenian Biochemical Society with International Participation, Portorož, Slovenia, Sept. 1999.
  • Regulation of CYP51 by oxysterols and via cAMP. 13th International Symposium on Microsomes and Drug Oxidations, Stressa, Italy, July 2000.
  • Mouse as a model to study the in vivo role of lanosterol 14 -demethylase and meiosis activating sterols in spermatogenesis. 2nd congress of Genetic Society of Slovenia with International Participation. Bled, September 2000.
  • Lanosterol 14 -demethylase and MAS sterols in mammalian gametogenesis. XII International Workshop on the Development and Function of Reproductive Organs, Ma'ale Hachamisha, Israel, April 2001.
  • CYP51 in spermatogenesis. 14th International Symposium on Microsomes and Drug Oxidations, Sapporo. Japan 2002
  • Tissue-specific transcriptional regulation of cholesterogenesis. 3rd congress of the Genetic Society of Slovenia with International participation, Bled, Slovenia, May/June 2003
  • CYP51 and spermatogenesis in rodent testis. 6th multinational congress on microscopy - European extension, Pula, Croatia, June 2003
  • Lanosterol 14alpha-demethylase CYP51, cholesterol and reproduction. 13th Inthernational conference on cytochromes P450 Biochemistry, Biophysics and Drug metabolism, Prague, Czech Republik, June/July, 2003
  • Regulation of cholesterol biosynthesis: trans-activation by different signalling pathways. 5th meeting of the Slovenian Biochemical Society with international participation, Ljubljana, September 2003
  • Cholesterol precursors in gametogenesis. 13th International Workshop on the Development and Function of the Reproductive Organs (Copenhagen, Denmark, June 12. - 15. 2004).

Invited lectures on foreign Universities

  • Lanosterol 14 -demethylase: a cytochrome P450 enzyme involved in cholesterol biosynthesis and in production of MAS sterols. University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Dec. 1997.
  • Expression of lanosterol 14 -demethylase in spermatogenesis: an enzyme in cholesterol biosynthesis and in production of MAS sterols. University of Zagreb, Croatia, Apr. 1998.
  • Sterol synthesis in seminiferous tubules. University of Turku, Finland, June 1998.
  • Regulation of CYP51 by oxysterols and via cAMP. University of Quebec, Canada, April 2000.
  • Lanosterol 14 -demethylase: a cytochrome P450 enzyme involved in cholesterol biosynthesis and in production of MAS sterols. Univeristy of Nice, France, June 2000.
  • Mammalian lanosterol 14 -demethylase: regulation of expression in terms of physiology. Universität des Saarlandes, Naturwissenschaftlich-Technische Fakultät III; Saarbrücken, FRG, January 2001
  • Sterol-independent regulation of genes involved in cholesterol homeostasis. Laboratory of Membrane Protein Engineering, Centre de Genetique Moleculaire du CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France, March 2001
  • Mammalian lanosterol 14[alpha]-demethylase CYP51 in synthesis of cholesterol and meiosis activating sterols. Nashville, TN, USA: Vanderbilt University, August 13, 2001.
  • Cell type-specific expression of the mammalian lanosterol 14[alpha]-demethylase gene and transport of the CYP51 protein. Nashville, TN, USA: Vanderbilt University, February 6, 2002.
  • Regulation of cholesterol biosynthesis and cross-talk with other signalling pathways. Institute for Clinical Pharmacology and Technical University, Stuttgart, FRG. November 2004.

INFORMAL EDUCATION AND VOLUNTARY WORK

  • Active member of the National Scout Association (ZTS), Scout Group “Rod Dobre volje, Ljubljana” (1972 - 1984). Member of the National Mountaineering Organisation since 1976. Active member of the Path Marking Department of the Mountaineering Society Ljubljana-Matica (1982 – 1985, arranging and marking the mountain paths in the area of Julian Alps).
  • Skills and knowledge: Progressive Youth Program ZTS: 1. First Star (1973), 2. Second Star (1974), 3. Third Star (1980), 4. Scout Partisan (the Final Grade, 1984). Passed the Patrol Leader Training Course and the Cub Pack Leader Training Course.
  • Functions: Patrol Leader (1973 – 1981), Cub Pack Leader (1975, 1977), Cub Pack Chairman (1978- 1979), Scout Group PR Commissioner (1978-1979), Scout Camp Leader, the Scout Group Chairman (1983- 84), Member of the Commission for Scout Section ZTS (1984).
  • Recognitions and Awards:
    • Silver Sign of the National Scout Association 1978.
    • Golden Sign of the National Scout Association 1982.

Ph.D. Dissertation Committees

  • Janja Marc, Pharmacy (1999)
  • Barbara Kunič, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (May 2001)
  • Tomaž Makovec, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (June 2001)
  • Uroš Petrovič, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (October 2001)
  • Urša Čegovnik, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (April 2003)
  • Petra Prijatelj, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (June 2003)
  • Marko Cotman, Veterinary Medicine (April 2003)
  • Matjaž Barborič, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (December 2003)
  • Marko Fonovič, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (October 2004)
  • Maja Potokar, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (May 2005)
  • Petra Hudler, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (in process)
  • Dejan Caglič, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (in process)
  • Hana Krečič, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (in process)
  • Barbara Kraigher, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (in process)

M. Sci. Dissertation Committees

  • Maruša Debeljak, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (1998)
  • Vera Župunski, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (1998)
  • Boštjan Černila, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (1999)
  • Mirjana Grujič, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2000)
  • Marko Cotman, Veterinary Medicine (2000)
  • Martina Fink, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2000)
  • Nika Lovšin, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2001)
  • Uršula Knuplež, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2002)
  • Klementina Fon Tacer, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2002)
2006 - University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Center for Functional Genomics and Bio-chips.