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Daniel Rukavina

Daniel Rukavina, Fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Date of birth:

  • 02/22/1937

Place of birth:

  • Sarajevo

E-mails:

Academic titles:

  • Fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • Professor doctor of sciences
  • Professor emeritus

Institutions:

  • Professor (retired) - Medical Faculty, University of Rijeka
  • Professor emeritus - University of Rijeka

Functions at the Academy:

  • Honorary Director - Department of Clinical and Transplantation Immunology and Molecular Medicine in Rijeka (09/25/2013 - ...)

Membership in Academy:

  • Full member - The Department of Medical Sciences (05/18/2000 - ...)

 

BIOGRAPHY

EUROPEAN CURRICULUM VITAE FORMAT

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Surname(s) / First name(s)    RUKAVINA / DANIEL

Address(es)    Department of Physiology and Immunology, Medical Faculty, University of Rijeka, B. Branchetta 20, 51000 Rijeka, Croatia

Telephone(s)    ++ 385 51 651 150

Fax(es)    ++ 385 51 675 699

E-mail(s),     daniel.rukavina@medri.uniri.hr
Web address(s) info.hazu.hr/daniel_rukavina_biography_en

Nationality(-ies)    Croatian

Date of birth    February 22nd, 1937.

Identification number from Records of Scientific Workers     41705

WORK EXPERIENCE

• Dates (from – to)    1) 1962-2000
a) 1962; b) 1973; c) 1976; d) 1977; e) 1977-1979; f) 1981; g) 1983-1987; h) 1984; i) 1986; j) 1987-1990; k) 1998;

2) 2000-2009
l) 2000; m) 2001- 2005 n) 2005-2009

3) 2009
o) and today

Name and address of employer    
1)    Medical Faculty University of Rijeka

2)    University of Rijeka
3)    Medical Faculty University of Rijeka

Type of business or sector    
1) Department of Physiology and Immunology

2) University of Rijeka, Rectorate
3) Department of Physiology and Immunology

Occupation or position held    
1)

a) Asistant; b) University docent; c) Associate professor; d) Chairman of the Department of Physiology and Immunology; e) Vice Dean for education at Medical Faculty, University of Rijeka; f) Full Professor of Physiology and Immunology; g) Dean of Medical Faculty University of Rijeka; h) Founder and Chairman of Postdiplomic studies (Master of medical sciences program) in Clinical Immunology and Experimental and Clinical Transplantation ; i) Full Professor -reelection; j) Vice Dean for research at Medical Faculty Univ. of Rijeka; k) Full Professor at Medical Faculty, Univ. of Rijeka, reelection; o) Professor Emeritus

2)
l) acting Rector of the University of Rijeka; m) Rector of the University of Rijeka; n) Reelection - Rector at the University of Rijeka

3) Professor Emeritus

Main activities and responsibilities    
1)    University Professor in the field of Immunology, Physiology, Patophysiology; main research interests in the field of basic and clinical immunology, allergology, transplantation, immunology of reproduction, autoimmunity, immunological mechanisms in the growth control and immunoreaction in dermatology.

2)     Strategy and vision of development of University. Improvement of the basic scientific research, undergraduate and postgraduate training, permanent education, life long learning, cooperation with local community and responsibility of the University for development of the local community; standard of study and students in general, work at the implementation of all elements of the Bologna process and approach to the standards of the European Higher Education and European Research Area, correction of the backwardness in capital investments regarding the other Croatian universities and intensive improvement of the infrastructure in education, scientific and professional work and information-communication technologies as well.

EDUCATION

Date    1) 1962; 2) 1968; 3) 1971
Place of education    1) Zagreb; 2) Rijeka; 3) Zagreb
Name and type of organisation providing education    1) Medical Faculty, University of Zagreb; 2) Medical Faculty, University of Rijeka; 3) University of Zagreb

Title or qualification awarded    1) Doctor of medicine;  2) Master of Science; 3) Doctor of Science

TRAINING

Year    1972-1973;
Place of training    Dallas, USA
Name and type of organisation providing training
Department of Cell Biology, Southwestern  Medical School

Principal subjects/Occupational skills covered    
Immunology, Transplantation

PERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Mother tongue(s)    Croatian

Other language(s) 

Language    English
Speaking    yes
Writing    yes

Understanding (listening and reading)    yes

SOCIAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES    
Organisational skills in the field of high education

ORGANISATIONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES    

  • Rector of the University of Rijeka
  • Dean, Medical Faculty University of Rijeka
  • Vice Dean, Medical Faculty University of Rijeka
  • Full member of Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • President of the International Society for Immunology of Reproduction, ISIR (2004-2007)
  • President of the Europan Federation for Immunology of Reproduction (EFIR)
  • Member of Croatian National Competitiveness Council
  • Full member of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Croatia
  • Member of the Board of the National Science Foundation of the Republic of Craotia (appointed by the Croatian Parlament, June 2009.)

The organizer of:

  • two world congresses from the field of reproductive immunology,
  • national congress of immunology,
  • four International meetings on mucosal immunology,
  • one international workshop and
  • EMBIC Summer school for young researchers - PhD students     

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES    

  • 1975- present: Principal investigator: Grants of Croatian Scientific Funds
  • 1977-1980,  1981-1985, 1986-1990 Coordinator of Research programs of the Medical Faculty, University of Rijeka, in the fields of Immunology and Transplantation
  • 1986-1990    Coordinator of Research programs in Croatia for the field "Transplantation and Clinical Immunology" of the Croatian Research Funds
  • 1988-1992 Principal investigator of the research program for investigations of immunomodulatory functions of PGM (PLIVA, Zagreb)
  • 1994-1997    Principal Investigator of the ALIS project "Investigation of the immunobiology of LGL in the female reproductive tract" (joint research program with Department of Immunology, University of Liverpool, UK, financed by British Council and Ministry of Science and Technology, Republic of Croatia, Mobility grant: exchange of investigators).
  • 1995- 1999   Principal investigator at the University of Rijeka on the project ”Pathophysiology of Perforin expression in autoimmunity and Transplantation” (Principal Investigators Podack E.R. and Levy R., project of the  National Institute of Health-NIH, USA)
  • 1996-1999     Principal investigator: Grant of Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology (No 006201): “Perforin expression in peripheral blood lymphocytes and decidua in human pregnancy” (Short title: Perforin expression in pregnancy).
  • 2001-2004    Principal investigator: Grant of Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology (No 0062029)  "Th1 cytokines and cytolytic mechanisms in pregnancy"
  • 2004-2008    Principal investigator – team leader at the Network of Excellence of the 6th Framework Programme on Research, Technological Development and Demonstration. Name of the Project: “The  control of embryo implantation: studies of gene expression, protein profiles / functions at the utero embryonic level: cellular and molecular developmental events at the feto maternal interface”, short title "EMBIC" (Contract No 512040) (LSHM-CT-2004-512040)
  • 2007-    The main investigator. Grant of Croatian Ministry of Science (No. 062-0620402-0376) “Cytokines and cytolitic mechanisms in the  early pregnancy”
  • 2007-              Leading scientist of the research Program : "Immuno-endocrine mechanisms at the maternal-fetal interface during early pregnancy"  (Croatian Ministry of Science)

OTHER SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES    

  • 2001             Member of the Advisory Board UNIADRION
  • 2001-2009    Member of the National Competitiveness  Council
  • 2002              Acting President of the Science Foundation of the University of Rijeka
  • 2002              Member of the Council of the European Universities Association
  • 2003              President of the Science Foundation of the University of Rijeka
  • 2003-2005    Member of the Council of the European Science Foundation (European Medical Research Council Standing Committee).
  • 2003              Member of the European Federation for Science
  • 2004           Member of the Council of the Croatian Universities for establishment of new Universities
  • 2004           Member of the Council of the Ministry of Science of the Republic of Croatia for support of the high education in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 2005                Member of the Council of the Inter Academy Medical Panel (IAMP)
  • 2009          Memeber of the Board of the Croatian National Science Foundation (appointment by Croatian Parliament)
  • 2011 - 2012   member, European Medical Research Council Expert Group on "Open Access in Biomedical Research"
  • 2012 -            Member  of the Ethics Committee , Croatian Academy of Sciences and Art
  • 2012 -         member, Committee for State Awards for Science of the Republic of Croatia, Appointment by Croatian Parliament (Sabor) from March 16,2012
  • 2012 -             President, Commitee for State  awards in the biomedical sciences
  • 2012 -         member "International Scientific Advisory  Committee" for 12th Congress of the  International Society for Immunology of Reproduction, Boston, May 28-June 1st,  2013
  • 2012          Guest Editor un the journal Clinical and Developmental Immunology, Special Issue on Alloreactivity Based Medical Conditions  

DRIVING LICENCE(S)    B Category

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION    

AWARDS - Recipient of many awards, medals and recognitions:

  • 1970 – Silver Medal – City of Rijeka Award;
  • 1980 - The Medal "Orden zasluga za narod sa srebrenom zvijezdom" (Presidency of Yugoslavia)
  • 1985 - "Ruđer Bošković" Award of the Republic of Croatia; for scientific contribution
  • 1987 -  City of Rijeka Award for scientific contribution;
  • 1988 -  Award of Union of the Physiological Societies of the former Yugoslavia;
  • 1988 -  Award of Merit and Medal of Medical Faculty of Rijeka;
  • 1998 -  Award for scientific contribution - government of Carinthia (Austria);
  • 1998 -  Award of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts;
  • 2000 -  Scientific award "Ante Sercer" of the Academy of Medical Sciences of Croatia for the best scientific paper in 1997/1998 published by the author from Croatia;
  • 2000 -  Chart of Japan Society for Reproductive Immunology (JSIR);
  • 2000 -  Chart of Tokai Medical School Association);
  • 2002 -  Chart of Medical Faculty for contribution in development of the Medical Faculty, University of Rijeka;
  • 2003 -  Scientific award of the Medical Faculty University of Rijeka for scientific contribution,
  • 2004 -  State life-award of the Parliament (Sabor) of the  Republic of Croatia for scientific contribution
  • 2005 – Recognition Award of the American Society for Reproductive Immunology (ASRI) for outstanding service to the international reproductive immunology community.
  • 2006 - Recognition Award – Deserving visiting professor of the University of Maribor, Faculty of Medicine for contribution to the founding and the development of Faculty of Medicine.
  • 2007 – The Medal «Red Danice Hrvatske s likom Ruđera Boškovića» (President of the  Republic of Croatia Mr. Stjepan Mesic) for contribution to the science, high education and implementation of the Bologna process in the Republic of Croatia
  • 2007 – The Medalion of the International Society for Reproductive immunology in recognition of Presidential service to the Society (2004-2007)
  • 2007 -  Recognition Award – for the outstanding service and contribution to the International reproductive immunology community (ISIR, Prof. Koji koyama. Japan, new ISIR President).
  • 2007 -  Recognition Award – Profesor honoris causa of the medical sciences at the University “St. Cyril and Methodius”, Skopje, The Republic of Macedonia
  • 2007 -    Honorarry President of the International Society for Immunology of Reproduction
  • 2008 - "2008 Blackwell Munksgaard Award" – presented by American Society for Reproductive Immunology for outstanding global  scientific contribution in the field of reproductive immunology (published in: AJRI, Vol. 60, No. 5, pp. 379-382, 2008. )
  • 2009 – Golden Kuna 2009 – Award for lifetime achievement  of the Croatian Chamber of Commerce for major contribution to the development of  Republic of Croatia as a society based on knowledge.
  • 2009 – Medal  «Kiril Bratanov» - presented by International Coordination Committee for Immunology of Reproduction – for contribution to the development of the International Coordination Committee for Immunology of Reproduction and the advancement of Reproductive Immunology, (Varna, 26.6., 2009, 12. International Symposium «Immunology of Reproduction»).
  • 2009 – Recognition Award – Council of the Faculty of Civil Engineering University of Rijeka, for contribution to the development of the Faculty
  • 2009 – Recognition Award – The University of Rijeka Foundation (for contribution to establishment and development of the Foundation)
  • 2010 - Award for lifetime achievements, Primorsko-goranska županija
  • 2010 - Chart of the Kwansei-Gakuin University, Nishinomyam, Japan
  • 2010 - Award of  Merit of the University of Rijeka
  • 2011 - Guest Professor; University "J.J. Strossmayer", Medical Faculty (Osijek)
  • 2012 - Certificate of Merit of the University of Zadar for special contribution to renewal and development of University
  • 2012 - Honorarry Member of the European Society of Reproductive Immunology (Hamburg May 30-June 2, Joint Meeting with the Amer. Soc. Reprod. Immunol.)
  • 2012 -   Award of the city of Rijeka for the Life achivements ( June 15, 2012 - Formal session of the City council of the city of Rijeka)        

Memberships and functions in the scientific societies

Croatian Physiological Society

  • 1962-Member;
  • 1999 - 2001 First President

Union of Physiological Societies of Yugoslavia

  • 1971-1973-Secretary general;
  • 1973-Secretary of the Organizing Committee, 8th Congress of Yugoslav physiologists, Opatija, September 24-28, 1973.

Croatian Immunological Society

  • 1967 Member;
  • 1992-Founder and the President of the Group for Immunology of Reproduction of the Croatian Immunological Society.
  • 2006 - Member of the Ethics Committee

Transplantation Society

  • 1973 Full member

 International Society for Immunology of Reproduction (ISIR)

  • 1980 Member founder (IUIS Congress in Paris)
  • 1998 Member of the Council
  • 2001 Life member
  • 2004 President (2004-2007)
  • 2007 President d’Honneur

World Federation for Medical Education

  • 1988 - 1992 Member Task Force for Contnuing Medical Education in Europe

International Coordination Committee for Immunology of Reproduction

  • 1982 Full member

New York Academy of Sciences

  • 1984 Active member

Croatian Academy of Medical Sciences

  • 1990 Full member
  • 2000 - 2002  Member of the Board

Alps Adria Society for Immunology of Reproduction (AASIR)

  • 1994-1997 First President
  • 1994- President of Croatian Group for Immunology of Reproduction
  • 1997- President d'Honneur

Society for Mucosal Immunology (SMI)

  • 1998 - Member

Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts

  • 1998- Member of the Committee for Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medical Sciences,

American Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists

  • 1999 Member

European Federation of Immunology and Reproduction (EFIR)

  • 1999 Member founder
  • 1999 First President

Croatian Bioetical Society

  • 2000 - Member

Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts

  • 2000 Full Member

Committee for Allergology and Clinical Immunology

  • 1998 Full Member

Croatian Society for Medical Education

  • 2000 Member

American Society for Reproductive Immunology (ASRI)

  • 2003 Full member
  • 2004 - Member of the Scientific and Organizing Commitee "25th Anniversary meeting of the ASIR" (Rhode Island, Providence, June 16-18, 2005)

“Universitas” University Association for  Development  of the Higher Education

  • 2009 -  First Honorary Member

 The organization of meetings

  1. President of the First Congress of immunologists of Yugoslavia, Opatija, October, 21-25, 1985.
  2. President of the Organizing Committee of the First meeting of immunologists and allergologists of Alps-Adria Working Community (Alps-Adria Immunology and Allergology Meeting 1990), Opatija, October 14-17, 1990.
  3. President of the Organizing Committee of International meeting "Mechanisms in Local Immunity" (2nd Alps-Adria Immunology and Allergology Meeting) Opatija, Croatia, September 26-28, 1994)
  4. Organizer of the "18th Tumour Biology Training Course" of International Union Against Cancer (UICC) together with Enrico Mihich (Buffalo, USA), P. Brentani (Sao Paolo, Brasil) and G. Sava (Trieste, Italy), Trieste-Rijeka, June 20-26, 1996.
  5. President of the Organizing and Scientific Commitee of the Third International Meeting "Mechanisms in Local Immunity", Opatija, Croatia, September, 26-28 1996.
  6. President of the Third Meeting of Alps Adria Society for Immunology of Reproduction, Opatija, Croatia, September 26-28, 1996
  7. President of the Organizing and Scientific Committee of the Fourth International Meeting "Mechanisms in Local Immunity", Opatija, Croatia, September 16-19, 1998.
  8. President of the Fourth Meeting of Alps Adria Society for Immunology of Reproduction, Opatija, Croatia, September 16-19, 1998.
  9. Organizer (D. Rukavina and D. Dekaris) of the Minisymposium "Immunology of  the posttraumatic stress and ageing" (under the auspiceis of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Art), Rijeka, May 12.,2000
  10. President of the International Congress Commitee of the VIII International Congress of Reproductive Immunology, Opatija, Croatia, July 2-6, 2001. http://mamed.medri.hr/eng/kongresi/icri/
  11. Organizer of the First EMBIC Summer School: Embryo implantation: from basics to clinics, Malinska, Croatia, June 4-10, 2005. http://www.medri.hr/embic/
  12. President of the International Congress Committee of the X International Congress of Reproductive Immunology, Opatija, Croatia, June 10-14, 2007. http://mamed.medri.hr/isir/

 Editorial boards

  • 1972-1989- Yugoslavica Physiologica et Pharmacologica Acta ;
  • 1987-1990- Educatio Medica, Editor-in-Chief and founder;
  • 1990- Acta Medica Croatica;
  • 1994 -1995 Regional Immunology (Boston);
  • 1995 - 2007- American Journal of Reproductive Immunology;
  • 1997-2000 Early Pregnancy: Biology and Medicine (New Jersey).
  • 2003 – Journal Novi Kamov

 Reviewer in journals covered by Current Contents

  1. Yugoslavica Physiologica et Pharmacologica Acta
  2. Periodicum  Biologorum
  3. Regional Immunology
  4. Journal of Reproductive Immunology
  5. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology
  6. Early Pregnancy: Biology and Medicine
  7. Clinica Chemica Acta
  8. International Immunopharmacology
  9. Cytokine
  10. Scandinavian Journal of Immunology
  11. Journal of Reproductive Immunology
  12. PLoSONE
  13. J.Immunology
  • 1997-     Reviewer for scientific projects Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic
  • 2001-     Member of the Habilitation Committee for faculty elections at the University of Graz, Austria.
  • 2003-     Reviewer for faculty elections at University of Crete, Greece.
  • 2004 -     Reviewer for faculty elections at Finch University of Health Sceinces/The Chicago Medical School (Faculty Appointments, Promotion and Tenure Committee).
  • 2004 -    Reviewer for Referral centers for Croatian Ministry of Health
  • 2006 –    President of the peer review team for Croatian scientific projects of the filed: Medical Sciences: Human reproduction.
  • 2006 -     Reviewer for scientific projects of the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia.
  • 2011 -    Reviewer of the scientific projects of the National Science  Foundation of the Republic of Ireland
  • 2012 -    Reviewer of the scientific projects for Hungarian Scientific Research Fund (OTKA)

 Invitations

A) 1. Plenary lecture at world congresses

  1. D. Rukavina: "Physiologic and pathogenetic significance of perforin in pregnancy", 7th International Congress of Reproductive Immunology, New Delhi, 27.-30. October, 1998.
  2. D. Rukavina: "The role of perforin (P) mediated cytotoxicity in the prevention of autoimmune destruction in the female reproductive tract", 10th International Congress of Immunology, New Delhi, November 1-6, 1998.
  3. D. Rukavina: "The role of Th1 type cytokines in regulation of cytotoxicity at interface", 8th International Congress of   Reproductive Immunology, Opatija, 2.-6. srpanj 2001.
  4. D. Rukavina: “Immunoregulation at the interface in fallopian tuba ectopic pregnancy”, 9th International Congress of Immunology, Hakone, Japan, October 11-15, 2004.
  5. D. Rukavina:  Opening lecture, Post-congress Kyoto symposium of the 9th International Congress of Reproductive Immunology, October 16, 2004, Kyoto, Japan.
  6. D. Rukavina:” Presidential Address: The history of Reproductive Immunology: my personal view”, 10th International Congress of Reproductive Immunology, Opatija, Croatia, June 10-14, 2007.

A) 2. Plenary lecture at European congresses

  1. D. Rukavina: "Cytolytic mechanisms at the maternal-fetal interface" (Lectures on "Recent advances in immunology") European Meeting of Immunology and Reproduction, Rome, October 28-29, 1999.
  2. D. Rukavina: “Immunoregulation by cytolytic mechanisms at the maternal-fetal interface”, European Congress or Reproductive immunology, Pilsen, Czech Republic, June 30-July 3, 2004.

B)  Organizer and Chairman of the workshop at world and European congresses and introductory lecture in the workshop

  1. Rukavina D. and Clark D.: Effects of cytokines, cells and hormons in Implantation and Early pregnancy, Fifth International Congress of Reproductive Immunology, Rome, August 28 - September 2, 1992.
  2. Rukavina D. and Voisin G.A.: “Immunology of Implantation and Early Pregnancy” Sixth International Congress of Reproductive Immunology, Washington, July 19-23, 1995.
  3. K. Tung and D. Rukavina (chairpersons and Invited speakers). Workshop No8. (Theme IV: Immunity and Disease): Endocrine and reproductive tract autoimmunity, 10th International Congress of Immunology, New Delhi, November 1-6, 1998.
  4. Rukavina D.and Vince G. (organizers and chairpersons) Workshop No 5: Role of cytokines/Immune cells at the interface, International Federation of Placenta Associations (IFPA) Meeting 1999, 8th Meeting of the European Placenta Group, Schladming, Austria, September 26-29, 1999 (D. Rukavina: Cells and cytokine networks)
  5. Rukavina D.: Member of the Scientific Committee of the 4th European Congress of Reproductive Immunology ( July 5-9, 2006.,Graz, Austria) .

B-1) Organizer and Chairman of the symposium at international congresses

  1. D. Rukavina i G. Lanzer (chairpersons): Klinische Immunpathologie, Jubilaumssymposium 10 Jahre Kliniche Immunologie und Immunhamatologie, Internationales St. Georgener Symposium (Alpe Adria Symposium), St. Georgen, May 22.-24. 1998.
  2. D. Rukavina i K. Schauenstein (chairpersons): Immunodeficiency and Autoimmunity, 12 Jahre Internationales St. Georgen Symposium (Alpe Adria Symposium), St. Georgen, June 2-4 2000.
  3. D. Rukavina Chairman: JEAN DAUSSET SYMPOSIUM “The Mini Lindau” for Clinical Immunology, (18. years of St. Georgen Symposium), St. Georgen/Langsee/ Charinthia/Austria, June 9-11, 2006.
  4. Rukavina D, coorganozer and president of The Second EMBIC Summer School, Pecs, Hungary, June 30 - July 4, 2006
  5. Rukavina D. and Dekaris D. (cochairmen) "40th Anniversarry of the Croatian Immunological Society" Sibenik, October 9-12, 2008
  6. Rukavina D. (chairperson): Session 5: Infectious Immunity, ISIR Congress, Osaka, Japan, August 28-29, 2010

C) Plenary lectures

C.1. Invited plenary lectures at national congresses

  1. D. Rukavina i Š. Vlahović: "Imunologija u perinatalnoj dobi", Perinatalni dani, Zagreb, 11.-13. prosinca 1975.
  2. M. Morović, P. Eberhardt, D. Rukavina, D.J. Dujella: ”Kronični relapsirajući eksperimentalni alergijski encefalomijelitis (EAE) u štakora: indukcija, specifična imunološka reaktivnost i histopatološke promjene”, Memorijalni simpozij posvećen akademiku Nikši Allegrettiju-Eksperimentalni alergijski encefalomijelitis (EAE), Hrvatsko imunološko društvo, Zagreb, 5. travnja 1983.
  3. J. Sepčić, D. Rukavina, P. Ledić: “Imunološki aspekti multiple skleroze”, Memorijalni simpozij posvećen akademiku Nikši Allegrettiju- Eksperimentalni alergijski encefalomijelitis (EAE), Hrvatsko imunološko društvo, Zagreb, 5. travnja 1983.
  4. D. Rukavina: Imunološke interakcije u trudnoći. 1. kongres imunologa Jugoslavije, Opatija 21. - 25. listopad 1985.
  5. D. Rukavina, A. Dražančić, P. Cvitković, Z. Singer, N. Matejčić: “Imunologija oplodnje i trudnoće”, I. Simpozij odbora za alergologiju i kliničku imunologiju-Razred za medicinske znanosti- JAZU, Zagreb, 21. i 22. veljače 1989.
  6. 6.    D. Rukavina: “Stanične interakcije i ekspresija perforina na spoju između majčinih i fetalnih tkiva”, Počasno predavanje: Godišnja skupština Hrvatskog imunološkog društva, Zagreb. 18. svibanj 1993.
  7. Rukavina, Daniel. Molekularni mehanizmi stanične citotoksičnosti u odbacivanju alotransplantata”, Drugi hrvatski simpozij o supstitucijskom liječenju renalne insuficijencije i transplantacijskoj medicini, (s međunarodnim sudjelovanjem), Rijeka, 21.-23. studeni 1996.
  8. Rukavina, Daniel: Downregulation of perforin expression in lymphocyte subsets in healthy old people, pozvano predavanje na 1997 Annual meeting of the Croatian Immunological Society, Zagreb, 6-7.11., 1997.
  9. D. Rukavina: "Promjene imunoloških funkcija sa starenjem", Minisimpozij: Imunologija posttraumatskog stresa i starenja, Rijeka, 12. svibnja 2000.
  10. D. Rukavina: Okrugli stol o nastavi iz Fiziologije: "Kriza nastave iz Fiziologije. Problemi i perspektive" , 1. Kongres Hrvatskog društva fiziologa, Osijek, 14.-16. rujna 2000.
  11. D. Rukavina: Regulacija citolitičkih mehanizama na majčino-fetalnom spoju, Simpozij Akademije medicinskih znanosti Hrvatske: Novi proboji u Hrvatskoj medicini, Zagreb, 10. ožujka 2001. godine:

 C.2. Invited plenary lecutres at international congresses

  1. D. Rukavina: "Materno-fetal relationship as a basis for understanding of immunological diseases in pregnancy", 12th Meeting organisation Gestosis, Dubrovnik, May 18-25 1980.
  2. D. Rukavina: "Perforin Expression in PBL", Klinische Immunologie und Immunhamatologie Neue Erkenntnisse, III. Internationales Symposium St. Georgen, Austria, June 12.-14., 1992.
  3. D. Rukavina: "Immunological Problems in Perinatal Medicine: Obstetrical point of view", VIII Congress of Perinatal Medicine (XVI Alpe Adria Meeting), Graz, June 18, 1994.
  4. D. Rukavina: "Clinical significance of perforin expression in human kidney transplant patients", Klinische Immunologie und Immunhamatologie Neue Erkenntnisse, IV. Internationales Symposium St. Georgen, Austria, June 3-5, 1994.
  5. D. Rukavina: "Immunology and EPH gestosis". Plenary invited lecture. The 26th Silver Jubilee Meeting Celebrating 25. years of Organization Gestosis. Brijuni, September 10-12, 1994.
  6. D. Rukavina: “The human decidual lymphocytes: phenotype, perforin expression and function. Invited lecture. International meeting “Mechanisms in Local Immunity” (2nd Alps-Adria Immunology and Allergology Meeting), Opatija, Croatia, rujan 25.-28. 1994.
  7. D. Rukavina: “Perforin expressing cells in the human pregnancy decidua: The unique cell subpopulation”, 1995 Annual Meeting of the Croatian Immunological Society, Zagreb, Croatia, September 23-24, 1995.
  8. D. Rukavina: “Down-regulated expression of perforin+/CD16+ cells in the first trimester human pregnancy peripheral blood and decidual lymphocytes”. Third International Meeting “Mechanisms in Local Immunity”, Opatija, September 26-28, 1996.
  9. D. Rukavina: ”Perforin Mediated Natural Killer cytotoxicity”, 3rd International Conference Life Sciences '96, Society for Stereology and Quantitative Image Analysis, Gozd Martuljek, Slovenija, September 21-26, 1996.
  10. D. Rukavina: ”Molekularni mehanizmi stanične citotoksičnosti u odbacivanju alotransplantata”, Drugi hrvatski simpozij o supstitucijskom liječenju renalne insuficijencije i transplantacijskoj medicini, (s međunarodnim sudjelovanjem), Rijeka, 21.-23. studeni 1996.
  11. D. Rukavina: "Molecular mechanisms of cell  mediated cytotoxicity in early pregnancy", 3rd Meeting of Czech Society for Reproductive Immunology, Ždar nad Sazavou, Czech Republic, 29. svibanj do 1. lipnja 1997.
  12. D. Rukavina: "Physiology and patophysiology of perforin mediated cytotoxicity", IVth Conference of the International Foundation for Pulmonology, Allergology and Immunological Related Disorders (IFPAIRD), Debrecen, Hungary, August 28-29, 1997.
  13. D. Rukavina: "Lymphocyte-mediated cytotoxicity in aging, allotransplantation and reproduction", XXVIIth Congress of the Hungarian Society for Immunology (Uvodno predavanje u kongres u trajanju od 40 minuta), Szeged, 1997.October 8-10.
  14. D. Rukavina: "Recent advances in immunology of early pregnancy", European Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Zagreb, June 10-13, 1998.
  15. D. Rukavina: "Immunobiology of Reproduction: Role of Uniquely Abundant NK Cells in the Placenta", Plenary Session V, plenarno predavanje u trajanju od 45 minuta na skupu 12th Meeting of American Association of Medical Laboratory Immunologists (AMLI Meeting) koji je održan u Bethesdi, Maryland, July 7-10, 1999.
  16. D. Rukavina: " Th1 cytokines in the regulation of cytotoxicity at interface", 6th Congress of the Alps Adria Society of Immunology of Reproduction, Pecs, Hungary, June 27-30, 2000.
  17. D. Rukavina plenarno predavanje (30 minuta):" The Role of Perforin Mediated Cytotoxicity in Infections", održao je  na 1st Slovenian Immunology Meeting with international participation-immunology and Clinic III./Immunity in Infection i 1st Slovenian Congress of Haematology and transfusiology with international participation, Portorož, Slovenija, 26.-28. listopada 2000.
  18. D. Rukavina: Cytokine and hormone networks in the regulation of cytotoxicity at the interface, plenarno predavanje, 15th Annual Meeting of Japan Society for Immunology of Reproduction, Tokyo, Japan, 15-16. prosinac 2000.
  19. D. Rukavina: Mechanisms of Immunological Defense at the Maternal Fetal Interface, I. Sessione: Immunologia dell apparato riproductive, ESIDOG, IV Congresso nazionale, European Society for Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Trst, Italia, 5-7. prosinca 2001.
  20. D. Rukavina: Th 1 Cytokines and LAK activity at the maternal-fetal interface, Plenary Session VII: Pregnancy, American Society for Reproductive Immunology - XXII Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA, June 6-9, 2002.
  21. D. Rukavina: Physiological role(s) of IL-15 and IL-18 at the maternal-fetal (M-F) interface. Session: Cytokine regulation in pregnancy, 8th Congress of the AASIR, Jena Weimar, 7-11. Rujna 2002.
  22. The 4th Congress of the European Society for Reproductive and Developmental Immunology, Hippokration Congress on Reproductive Immunology, UVOD U WORKSHOP 31, Rhodes, June 4-6, 2003.
  23. D. Rukavina: “Cytokines and cytolytic mechanisms at the maternal-fetal interface”. 3rd International Postgraduate School of Immunogenetics in Transfusion Medicine, Clinical immunogenetics and cell therapy. Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 6.-9. 2004.D. Rukavina: Physiological role(s) of perforin/FasL pathways at the maternal-fetal interface, 25th Anniversary meeting of American Society for Reproductive Immunology (ASRI) u Providence, USA (June 15-18, 2005.)D. Rukavina : T cells, NK cells and macrophages distribution and activation in extrauterine implantation, 3rd EMBIC Summer School, September 3-7, 2007, Jena, Germany

D) Invited lectures at Universities

  1. D. Rukavina: “Alloreactivity in Pregnancy: Experimental Facts and Clinical Significance”, University of Verona, Italy, July 1, 1990.
  2. D. Rukavina: "First Trimester Human Decidual Lymphocytes Functional Activity",  Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Health Sciences, North Chicago, Chicago, USA, November 20, 1990.
  3. D. Rukavina: "First Trimester Human Decidual Lymphocytes Functional Activity", Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Miami, Florida, USA,  December 5, 1990.
  4. D. Rukavina: "Cellular Interactions at Materno Fetal Interface", University of Milan, Institute of Science and Pharmacology, Milan, Italy, October 28, 1992.
  5. D. Rukavina: “Cellular interactions and perforin expression at the materno-fetal interface during pregnancy in humans”, Uppsala University, Department of Medical and Physiological Chemistry, Uppsala, Sweden, January 11, 1993.
  6. D. Rukavina: "Perforin-expressing lymphocytes at the maternal-fetal interface: characteristics and potential roles", Department of Immunology, University of Liverpool, UK, March 3, 1994.
  7. D. Rukavina: "Perforin expressing lymphocytes in allotransplantation and autoimmunity", University of Miami, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Miami, Florida, USA, March 25, 1994.
  8. D. Rukavina: "Some aspects of immunoregulation at the human maternal-fetal interface", Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Health Sciences, North Chicago, Chicago, USA, March 15, 1994.
  9. D. Rukavina: "Perforin expressing lymphocytes in peripheral blood and decidua of human normal and pathological pregnancies", University of Miami, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Miami, Florida, USA, July 7, 1995.
  10. D. Rukavina: "Role of perforin in clinical kidney transplantation", The Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harward Medical School, Boston, USA, July 14, 1995.
  11. D. Rukavina: "Role of perforin in lymphocyte mediated cytotoxicity", Grace Cancer Drug Center, Roswell Park Memorial Cancer Institute, Buffalo, USA, July, 24, 1995.
  12. D. Rukavina: “Perforin expression in the lymphocyte subpopulations in peripheral blood and decidua of human pregnancy”, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, School of Medical Sciences, University Walk, Bristol, UK, March 27, 1996.
  13. Rukavina D.: ”Perforin expression in rejecting and tolerant kidney transplant recipients”, University Medical School of Pecs, Department of Microbiology, Pecs, Hungary, May 17, 1996.
  14. Rukavina D.: “The role of perforin in tumors, allotransplantation and reproduction”, Fondazione Callerio, Trieste, Italy, July 19, 1996.
  15. Rukavina D.: "The role of perforin mediated cytotoxicity in early pregnancy", Karl-Franzens-University of Graz, Department of Histology and Embryology, Graz, Austria, May 27, 1997.
  16. Rukavina D.: "Molecular mechanisms of lymphocyte mediated cytotoxicity: Physiology and Pathophysiology". October 6, 1997.", University Medical School of Pecs, Hungary, predavanje na poslijediplomskom doktorskom studiju, October 6 1997.
  17. Rukavina D.: "Perforin mediated cytolytic pathway: Basic mechanisms and clinical significance", Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Institute of Microbiology, Division of Immunology and Gnotobiology, Prague, April 15, 1999.
  18. Rukavina D.: "Perforin-mediated Cytolytic Pathway at the Maternal-fetal Interface", University of Alabama, Birmingham (Alabama, USA), June 22 1999.
  19. Rukavina D: "Cytokines and hormones in the regulation of perforin expression in the decidual lymphocytes", University of Miami, Florida, USA, June 24, 1999.
  20. Rukavina D: Lymphocyte mediated cytolytic mechanisms at the maternal-fetal interface in early pregnancy", Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH, USA, July 6, 1999.
  21. Rukavina D: "Th1 cytokines and cytolytic mechanisms in the decidua of the first trimester of pregnancy", Hyogo Medical College, Nishinomya, Japan,  Od 8. do 11. 12. 2000.
  22. Rukavina D: "Role of cytokines IL-15 and IL-18 at the maternal-fetal interface", Toyama Medical & Pharmaceutical College & Association, Toyama, Japan, 12. 12. 2000.
  23. Rukavina D: "The role(s) of IL-18 at the interface", Tokai University Medical School, Isihara,  lecture at Tokai Medical Association Meeting, Japan, 13.12. 2000.
  24. Rukavina D.: Immunoregulation by cytolytic mechanisms at the maternal-fetal interface”, Hyogo Medical College, Nishinomiya, Japan, 4. 10. 2004.
  25. Rukavina D.: Immunoregulation by cytolytic mechanisms at the maternal-fetal interface”, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Toyama, Japan, 7. 10. 2004.
  26. Rukavina D.: The role(s) of cytolytic mechanisms at the maternal-fetal interface, Hyogo Medical College, Nishinomya, Japan, August 30, 2010

Croatian Medical Society

Invited lecture:

D. Rukavina: "Immunology of ageing", Rijeka, December 8th,  1998.

1st Congress of Croatian Scientists from Croatia and Abroad

Session leader and organizer of the Section Biomedicine and Health

Invited plenary lecture:
D. Rukavina: Cooperation with Croatian diaspora in health and biomedicine (Zagreb-Vukovar, 15.-19. 11. 2004.), Program and Abstract book, 2004, str. 38-43.
2nd Congress of Croatian Scientists from Croatia and Abroad (Split, May 7-10, 2007).

Session leader and organizer of the Section Biomedicine and Health


 


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