Research Groups


Members of the Molecular Signaling Group

Prof. Dr. Ivan Dikic

Professor & group leader
Phone: +49 (0)69 6301- 5652
Fax: +49 (0)69 6301-5577

Ivan Dikic was born and brought up in Zagreb, Croatia, where he was trained as a medical doctor, he obtained his PhD in molecular biology from the University of Zagreb while working under the supervision of Joseph Schlessinger at New York University Medical Center, USA.
He became a Group Leader at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Uppsala, Sweden moving to Frankfurt in 2002.
He is currently a Professor and Director of Institute of Biochemistry II at the Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany and was the Founding Director of the Buchmann Institute for Molecular life Sciences (BMLS) from 2009-2013. He also holds a Guest Professorship at the University of Split, Croatia.
Ivan's scientific interests are focused on how ubiquitin pathways regulate cellular processes, such as receptor-mediated endocytosis, immune responses, DNA repair, proteasomal degradation and more recently on molecular basis of selective autophagy. Read More



Sagar Bhogaraju

Postdoctoral Fellow
Phone: +49 (0)69 798-42582

Sissy Kalayil

Postdoctoral Fellow
Phone: +49 (0)69 798-42582

Marija Zbačnik

Postdoctoral Fellow
Phone: +49 (0)69 798-42582

Elena Veshkova

Lab Manager
Phone: +49 (0)69 798-42580

Yaobin Liu

PhD Student
Phone: +49 (0)69 798-42582