Former employees

Assist. Prof. Dr. Cene Gostinčar Former employees

Working place: Scientific Associate

Department: Department of Biotechnology and Systems Biology


  • BSc:
    (a) BSc Biology (Molecular Biology), Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana. Title of the Graduation Thesis: The Influence of Salinity on the Transcription of Genes Encoding the Enzymes, Involved in Modifications of Fatty Acids in Halophilic Black Yeast Hortaea werneckii
    (b) BSc Biology (Qualified Biology Teacher), Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana.

  •  PhD:
    PhD in Biotechnology, Postgraduate Programme of Biological and Biotechnical Sciences, Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana. Title of Doctoral Dissertation: Population and physiological survival strategies of microfungi in extreme environments.


Research topics:

  • fungal genomics and transcriptomics
  • evolution of fungi from extreme environments and pathogenic fungi
  • use of fungi in biotechnology (as whole organisms or as a gene source)
  • molecular and cellular adaptation of fungi to stress
  • fungal biodiversity of stressful environments