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Jure Pohleven


Dr. Jure Pohleven is a researcher at the InnoRenew CoE, where his research has focused on volatile organic compounds from wood and their beneficial effects on human health.

He is a biologist and he earned his Ph.D. in Biotechnology in 2009 from the Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

He has worked in the field of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, and later as a postdoctoral researcher at Jožef Stefan Institute in Ljubljana, Slovenia. His areas of research were medicinal properties of fungal proteins and the molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases.