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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.

Damjana Rozman's Professional Experience

Professional Experience


  • 1983
    Univ. Dipl. Chem., University of Ljubljana (UL), Slovenia, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Diploma in Organic Chemistry
  • 1986
    M. Sci. Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine (MF) UL
  • 1994
    Ph.D. Biochemistry, MF UL

Employment And Titles

  • 1983 - 1994
    Predoctoral fellow, Inst. of Biochemsitry, MF UL
  • 1986 - 1994
    Teching Assistant of Biochemistry, MF UL
  • 1994 - 2001
    Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, MF UL
  • 1995 - 1997
    Postdoctoral Researcher, Vanderbilt Univ., Dept. of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
  • 2001 - 2006
    Assoc. Professor of Biochemistry, Inst. of Biochemistry, MF UL.
  • 2002 - present
    Visiting Professor, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2004 - 2005 (3 months)
    Visiting scholar, IGBMC, Strasbourg, France
  • 2006 - present
    Full Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Inst. of Biochemistry, MF UL

Current Position

  • Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Institute of Biochemistry, MF UL
  • Head of the Centre for Functional Genomcis and Bio-Chips (CFGBC), MF UL

Management And Organization

  • 2001
    initiative board of the Slovenian Consortium of Bio-Chips
  • 2004
    initiative board of the Center of Excellence - Biotechnology with Pharmacy
  • 2005 - 2008
    Scientific co-ordinator of the EU project Functional genomics of complex regulatory pathways from yeast to human: The cross-talk of sterol homeostasis and drug metabolism (STEROLTALK, EU 6FP)
  • 2005 - 2006
    v.d. Head of the CFGBC, MF UL
  • from 2005
    Management board of the National Technology platform I-TECHMED
  • from 2006
    Head of the CFGBC, MF UL
  • from 2006
    Management board of the Slovenian Biochemical Society
  • 2007
    Head of the Scientific and Organization Committee of the 15th International Conference on Cytochromes P450 in 2007, Bled, Slovenia (310 participants)
  • 2009
    President of the Scientific Committee of the 8th Slovenian Biochemical Society Meeting with international participation (Otoec, September 2009, 320 participants)

Work In Expert Commissions

  • 2003 - 2005
    Consultant for Biomedicine, Lek pharmaceuticals, d.d.
  • from 2005
    Member of the ZOZS committee; Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning of Republic Slovenia.
  • from 2005
    Member of the international Advisory Board for the meetings on Cytochromes P450s.
  • from 2006
    Member of the Committee for Research and Development, MF UL.
  • from 2006
    Member of the Management Committee of the Slovenian Biochemical Society.
  • from 2006
    Member of the Research Title Committee, MF UL.
  • from 2007
    Member of the Committee for Research and Development, UL.
  • from 2007
    Member of the Editorial Board of Acta Chimica Slovenica (IF 0.9).
  • from 2009
    Member of the Programme committee of the University graduate programme Life Sciences

Professional Societies

  • Slovenian Biochemical Society
  • Genetics Society of Slovenia
  • International Society for Studies of Xenobiotics (ISSX)
  • Society for Research on Biological Rhythms

Honors And Awards

  • 1883
    KRKA research award for student research accomplishments
  • 1985
    Alpe-Adria Community award for the course "Transcription and RNA Processing in Eucaryotes"
  • 1986
    Alpe-Adria Community award for the course "Oncogens and Retroviruses"
  • 1992
    Combined EMBO, FEBS in NATO award for the course "Mechanisms in Eucaryotic Gene Regulation"
  • 2004
    EMBO award for visiting scholars
  • 2009
    Zois award of Republic Slovenia for important scientific achievements in the field of biochemistry and molecular biology
2006 - University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine, Center for Functional Genomics and Bio-chips.