ISABS Committee

ISABS registration number: 21003655
Date of registration: August 27, 2004

President: Dragan Primorac (The Pennsylvania State University and University of New Haven, USA; St. Catherine Hospital, Croatia; Universities of Split, Rijeka and Osijek, Croatia; Medical School REGIOMED, Germany)
Vice President: Gordan Lauc (Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb; Genos Ltd, Zagreb, Croatia)
Secretary-General: Petar Projić (Institute for Anthropological Research, and Genos Ltd, Zagreb, Croatia)

ISABS Conferences Founding Members:
Dragan Primorac (The Pennsylvania State University and University of New Haven, USA; St. Catherine Hospital, Croatia; Universities of Split, Rijeka and Osijek, Croatia; Medical School REGIOMED, Germany)
Moses Schanfield (†) (George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA)
Stanimir Vuk-Pavlović (Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA)

Director of the Forensic and Anthropological Genetic Programs of ISABS 2013-2021: 
Manfred Kayser (Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands)

Director of Mayo Clinic Lectures in Individualized Medicine Programs of ISABS 2013-2021:
Tamás Ördög (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA)

2022 ISABS Local Organizing Committee:
Saša Missoni (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia), Chair
Martina Smolić (University of Osijek, Faculty of Dental Medicine and Health and Faculty of Medicine, Osijek, Croatia), Co-chair

Croatian Medical Journal:
Svjetlana Kalanj Bognar (The University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Zagreb Croatia)
Anton Glasnović (The University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Zagreb Croatia)

Scientific Committee:

Molecular and Cellular Medicine:
Henry Erlich (Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., Alameda, CA, USA)
Aaron Ciechanover (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2004; Technion, Haifa, Israel)
Francis Glorieux (Genetics Unit, Shriners Hospital for Children and McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada)
Robert Huber (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1988; Max-Planck-Institute, Martinsried, Germany)
Doron Lancet (Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel)
Paul Modrich (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2015, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA)
Richard J. Roberts (Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine1993; New England Biolabs, Ipswich, USA)
David I. Smith
 (Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA)
Ada Yonath (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009; Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel)

Anthropology and Global Health:
Saša Missoni (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia), Chair
Serena Tucci (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, USA)
Noel Cameron (School of Sports, Exercise and Health Sciences, Loughborough University, UK)
Ranjan Deka (Center for Genome Information, Department of Environmental Health, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, USA)
Ellen Demerath (Center for Neurobehavioral Development, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, USA)
Florin Grigorescu (UMR204 NUTRIPASS, University of Montpellier, France)
Slawomir Koziel (Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland)
Mathieu Roelants (Department of Youth Health Care, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium)
Pavao Rudan (Croatian Academy of Arts and Sciences, Zagreb, Croatia)
Frank Rühli (Institute of Evolutionary Medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland)
Lawrence M. Schell (Department of Anthropology, University at Albany, USA)

Forensic Genetics:
Mitchell Holland (The Pennsylvania State University, USA), Chair
Michael Baden (New York City, NY, USA)
Frederick Bieber (Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA)
Zoran Budimlija (Office of Chief Medical Examiner, New York, NY, USA)
Bruce Budowle (University of North Texas Center for Human Identification, Fort Worth, Texas, USA)
Cassandra Calloway (Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, CA, USA; University of California-Davis, Davis, CA, USA)
Sree Kanthaswamy (The University of California Davis, College of Biological Sciences, Davis, CA, USA)
Henry Lee (University of New Haven, West Haven and Connecticut Forensic Science Laboratory, Meriden, CT, USA)
Walther Parson (Institute of Legal Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University, Insbruck, Austria)
Antti Sajantila (Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland)

Course Committee:
Vedrana Škaro (Institute for Anthropological Research,  and Genos Ltd, Croatia ), Chair
Damir Marjanović (Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia and Genos DNA Laboratory, Zagreb, Croatia), Vice-Chair
Miran Čoklo (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
Timothy Palmbach (University of New Haven, New Haven, CT, USA)

ISABS Young Investigator Programme Committee:
Šimun Anđelinović (University of Split, Split, Croatia)
Anthony Atala (Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA)
Ljubica Boban (Children Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia)
Ivana Erceg-Ivkošić (St. Catherine Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia)
Inga Urlić (Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)
Vedrana Škaro (Institute for Anthropological Research, and Genos Ltd, Zagreb, Croatia)
Andrea Skelin (Genos Ltd, and St. Catherine Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia)

High School Student Future Scientist Award Committee:
TBC (Ministry of Science and Education of the Republic of Croatia)
Frederick Bieber (Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA)
Henry Erlich (Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, USA)
Robert Huber (Max-Planck-Institute, Martinsried, Germany)
Gordan Lauc (FAculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry University of Zagreb & Genos Glycoscience Research Laboratory, Zagreb, Croatia)
Henry Lee (University of New Haven, CT, USA)
Olgica Martinis (Education and Teacher Training Agency of the Republic of Croatia,
Zagreb, Croatia)
Saša Missoni (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
Tamás Ördög (Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA)
Dragan Primorac (The Pennsylvania State University and University of New Haven, USA; St. Catherine Hospital, Croatia; Srebrnjak Children Hospital, Croatia; Regiomed Kliniken, Germany; Universities of Split, Rijeka and Osijek, Croatia)
Ivana Čuković Bagić (University of Zagreb, Croatia), chair

Science, Society & Ethical Committee:
Renata Zadro (St. Catherine Hospital, Zagreb/Zabok, Croatia)
Alemka Markotić (Clinic of Infectious Diseases “Dr. Fran Mihaljevic”, Zagreb, Croatia)
Johannes Brachman (Medical School Regiomed, Germany; University of Split, Split, Croatia)

Fellowship Committee:
Jelena Šarac (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
Natalija Novokmet (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
Inga Urlić (University of Zagreb, Croatia)

Publications, Electronic Information & Communications Committee:
Miran Čoklo (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia), Chair
Jelena Šarac (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia), Vice-Chair
Moti Giladi (ISABS Office in Caesarea, Caesarea, Israel)
Ivana Šamija Projić (Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)
Josip Crnjac (Department of Forensic Sciences, University of Split, Split, Croatia)

Membership & Publication Committee:
Ivan Dolanc (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia), Chair
Alen Juginović (Harvard University, Boston, USA and St. Catherine Hospital, Zagreb/Zabok, Croatia), Vice-Chair

IT support:
Stipe Pavela

Administrative support:
Severina Ević (St. Catherine Hospital, Zagreb/Zabok, Croatia)
Vlatka Habjanec (St. Catherine Hospital, Zagreb/Zabok, Croatia)

Ph.D. Students Committee:
Martina Smolić(University of Osijek, Medical School, Osijek, Croatia)
Vid Matišić
 (St. Catherine Hospital, Zagreb/Zabok, Croatia)
Vilim Molnar (St. Catherine Hospital, Zagreb/Zabok, Croatia)

Students Committee:
Petar Brlek (St. Catherine Hospital, Zagreb/Zabok, Croatia)
Martin Čemerin (Medical School, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)
Kristijan Vrdoljak (Medical School, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)

High School Students Committee:
Ivana Erceg-Ivkošić (St. Catherine Hospital, Zagreb/Zabok, Croatia)
Josip Crnjac (St. Catherine Hospital, Zagreb/Zabok, Croatia)
Ivan Dolanc (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)

2022 ISABS Local Organizing Committee:

Saša Missoni (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia), Chair
Martina Smolić (University of Osijek, Medical School, Osijek, Croatia), co-chair

Zagreb
Lidija Bach-Rojecky (Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia), Chair
Luka Bočkor (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
Miran Čoklo (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
Ivan Dolanc (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
Nives Fuchs (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
Gordan Lauc (Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, and Genos Laboratory, Zagreb, Croatia)
Inga Urlić (Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)
Natalija Novokmet (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)
Dragan Primorac (The Pennsylvania State University and University of New Haven, USA; St. Catherine Hospital, Croatia; Universities of Split, Rijeka and Osijek, Croatia)
Petar Projić (Institute for Anthropological Research and Genos Ltd, Zagreb, Croatia)
Vedrana Škaro (Institute for Anthropological Research and Genos Ltd, Zagreb, Croatia)
Dalia Vađunec (Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)
Jelena Šarac (Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, Croatia)

Osijek
Martina Smolić 
(University of Osijek, Faculty of Dental Medicine and Health and Faculty of Medicine, Osijek, Croatia); Chair
Lucija Kuna (University of Osijek, Faculty of Dental Medicine and Health, Osijek, Croatia)
Vjera Ninčević (University of Osijek, Faculty of Dental Medicine and Health, Osijek, Croatia)
Tea Omanović (University of Osijek, Faculty of Dental Medicine and Health and Faculty of Medicine, Osijek, Croatia)
Nikola Raguz-Lučić (University of Osijek, Faculty of Dental Medicine and Health, Osijek, Croatia)
Robert Smolić (University of Osijek, Faculty of Dental Medicine and Health, Osijek, Croatia)
Aleksandar Včev (University of Osijek, Faculty of Dental Medicine and Health, Osijek, Croatia)

Split

Ante Tonkić (University of Split, Medical School, Split, Croatia)
Zoran Đogaš 
(University of Split, Medical School, Split, Croatia)
Šimun Anđelinović (University of Split, Croatia)
Stipan Janković (University of Split, Croatia)
Ivana Anterić (Department of Forensic Sciences, University of Split, Split, Croatia)
Željana Bašić (Department of Forensic Sciences, University of Split, Split, Croatia)
Josip Crnjac (Department of Forensic Sciences, University of Split, Split, Croatia)
Josip Kasum (Department of Forensic Sciences, University of Split, Split, Croatia)

Rijeka
Saša Ostojić (University of Rijeka, Rijeka, Croatia)

Dubrovnik
Roberta Šimunović

Offcial service agency of the conference:
Spektar putovanja d.o.o.
Congress Department
Hebrangova 34, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel. +385 (1) 4862 611; mob +385 (98) 228 614, isabs@spektar-holidays.hr