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Nejc Jakoš
Nejc Jakoš
Project lead
MSc in Biotechnology

Biography

Nejc completed his master’s degree in biotechnology at the Biotechnical Faculty of Ljubljana and started working at the National Institute of biology as a professional associate in 2018. He has 4 years of experience in the field of phytoplasma, virus and viroid diagnostics and is skilled in different molecular techniques such as quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR), classical PCR, RFLP, LAMP, high throughput sequencing (HTS), assay validation and in serological methods such as enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and LFD. He worked within the accredited field and participated in the organization and implementation of interlaboratory tests (TPS and PT) in the frame of European reference laboratory on Viruses, Viroids and Phytoplasmas. Since the beginning of 2020, he was responsible analyst in the field mentioned above and he actively participated at internal and external audits in accordance with ISO 17025.