Croatian National Centre of Research Excellence for Personalised Healthcare
Gordan Lauc is a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Zagreb, Director of the National Centre of Research Excellence in Personalised Healthcare and Honorary Professor at the University of Edinburgh and Kings College London. He graduated molecular biology at the University of Zagreb in 1992, and obtained PhD in Biochemistry and the University of Zagreb in 1995. He got his postdoctoral training at the Institute for Medical Physics and Biophysics in Münster and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. Dr. Lauc is author of over 100 research papers and six international patents. His laboratory is a global leader in high-throughput glycomics. They performed the first large scale studies of the human plasma glycome (in 2009) and human IgG glycome (in 2011), which were the basis for the subsequent first GWAS of the human plasma and IgG glycomes. He is a currently president of the International Glycoscience Organization and member of the Steering Committee of the European Glycoscience Forum.