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Research groups

Kristijan Ramadan

Associate Professor

  • Senior Group Leader - Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology

Research Summary

We are interested in the role of the ubiquitin-proteasome system in DNA repair, ageing, cancer and radiotherapy


Kristijan  holds degrees in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and Pathology (MSc), and a PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Between 2009 and 2013 he was a Junior Group Leader and Lecturer at the Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology-Vetsuisse, University of Zurich.

He received a Proud of Croatia Award (Croatian Hero for 2014) for his scientific contribution in saving the life of a young boy who suffered from liver cancer due to mutations in SPRTN gene.


John Fielden, DPhil Student
Shudong Li, DPhil Student
Annamaria Ruggiano, Postdoctoral Researcher
Abhay Narayan Singh, Postdoctoral Researcher
Ignacio Torrecilia, Postdoctoral Researcher
Bruno Vaz, Postdoctoral Researcher


Matthias Bosshard (2009-2010), MSc and Doctor Vet Med Student (shared with Prof Hubscher University of Zurich) - PhD/DPhil Student, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Mayura Meerang (2009-2011), Postdoctoral Researcher  - Postdoctoral Researcher, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
Sebastian Koller (2011-2013), MSc and Doctor Vet Med Student  - City Delegate/Politician, Region Wil, Switzerland
Divya Achuthankutty  (2014-2015), MSc Student - PhD/DPhil student, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Domenic Pilger (2015), MSc Student (shared with Prof T. Hoppe, University of Cologne) - PhD/DPhil, Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, UK
Henry Bickers (2016), MSc Student  - Ministry of Defence, UK
Swagata Halder (2012-16), DPhil Student , Postdoctoral Researcher (2017) - Postdoctoral Researcher, International Institute for Molecular Oncology, Milan
Judith Oehler (2012-16), DPhil Student , Postdoctoral Researcher (2016-2017) - Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford
Katherine Wiseman (2013-17), DPhil Student  - Scientist, Immunocore Ltd
Marta Popovic (2014-2017), Postdoctoral Researcher  - Junior Group Leader/Assistant Professor at Institute Rudjet Boskovic, Zagreb, Croatia
Giyun (Laura) Yoo (2017), MSc Student  - PhD/DPhil Imperial College London
Susan Kilgas (2017), MSc Student  - DPhil Student, Department of Oncology, University of Oxford