Announcing Career Path Seminar #3

The Croatian Science Foundation and the Association of Croatian-American Professionals (ACAP) are resuming the Career Path Seminar series for young scientists, which features excellent Croatian scientists in Croatia and abroad, who, by presenting their career stories, want to inspire young researchers in Croatia and help them find their own path that suits them best.

We would hereby like to announce the third Career Path Seminar, which will be held on Tuesday, 30 March at 17.00 CET via Zoom. This seminar will feature three scientists working in the pharmaceutical and biotechnological industry. They will introduce the attendees with different career options in these industries and what qualities are necessary for a position in industry.

Language of the seminar will be Croatian.


  • Željka Trepotec, PhD – Molecular Biologist and Personalized Healthcare Developer, Liquid Biopsy Diagnostics, Freising, Germany
  • Kristina Orešić Bender, PhD – Senior Clinical Scientist, Clinical Development at Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc., Redwood City, USA
  • Marija Vrljić, PhD – co-founder of a biotech startup company, San Francisco, USA

Seminar Moderator
: Sandra Vidak, PhD – Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, USA

Participants are invited to register for the seminar via the following registration form. The link to the Zoom meeting will be sent to all registered participants to the email address provided in the registration form.

For more information about the seminar please contact