Miranda Mladinic has completed her PhD in 1998 at SISSA, Trieste, Italy. She is the professor at the department of biotechnology of the University of Rijeka, Croatia and the head of the unit for molecular and systemic biomedicine. She is also a member of the council of the senate to the University of Rijeka and to the council for scientific research of the University of Rijeka. She is the member of the evaluation committee of the Croatian Science foundation in the field of natural sciences – biology. She has over 30 publications that have been cited over 580 times, and her publication H-index is 17 and has been serving as reviewer of reputed journals and International scientific foundations.