Dr. Sc. Branka Salopek Sondi
An award-winning senior scientist and plant biologist, Branka is laboratory head for chemical biology at the Ruđer Bošković Institute where her research contributes to the advancement of the understanding of the role of bioactive plant molecules to plant development and survival under unpleasant climate-changed environment in addition to their importance and application in agronomy, biotechnology and pharmacy. As a supervisor of graduate and post-graduate students, Branka continues to pass on knowledge and scientific enthusiasm to future generations. She is Editor- In-Chief of Acta Botanica Croatica, an international botanical journal.