Prof. Dr. Ivan Đikić
Ivan Đikić is a leading expert in the fields of ubiquitin biology and cancer research. He is a professor at Goethe University Frankfurt and a fellow of Max Planck Society. He maintains the active research lab that enables multidisciplinary teams of scientists to study molecular principles of life and discovering pathological alterations that lead to the development of human diseases such as cancer, neurodegeneration and infection.
For his scientific work, Ivan received numerous awards, including the Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine and the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize, the highest scientific honor in Germany. He is an elected member the EMBO, the German Academy Leopoldina and the European Academy, as well as an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Ivan Đikić is committed to the education of the next generations of scientists globally. His efforts to popularize science in the public were recognized by the highest civilian state honors, The Order of Duke Branimir, bestowed by the President of Croatia.