Jorgacevski Jernej

Country: Slovenia
Laboratory webpage

Participation in Working Groups

  • WG1 - Biophysics of cell and tissue structure
  • WG3 - New methodologies to study mechanobiology of cells and tissues
  • WG4 - Mechanobiological principles of rare and common diseases

Research Interests

Neuroscience, Cell Physiology, Biophysics, Molecular mechanisms of regulated exocytosis, Calcium homeostasis, Aquaporins, Neuropathologies, including viral infections.

Technologies offered to other EuroCellNet participants

Advanced electrophysiological recordings and various microscopies - confocal microscopy, atomic force microscopy, multiphoton microscopy and superresolution microscopies (STED microscopy, SIM). 

Technologies sought from other EuroCellNet participants



Jorgačevski J, Potokar M, Grilc S, Kreft M, Liu W, Barclay JW, Bϋckers J, Medda R, Hell SW, Zorec R. 2011. Munc 18-1 tuning of vesicle merger and fusion pore properties. J Neurosci, 31, 9055–66.

Potokar M, Stenovec M, Jorgačevski J, Holen T, Kreft M, Ottersen OP, Zorec R. 2013. Regulation of AQP4 surface expression via vesicle mobility in astrocytes. Glia, 61, 917–28.

Singh P, Jorgačevski J, Kreft M, Grubišić V, Stout RF, Potokar M, Parpura V, Zorec R. 2014. Single-vesicle architecture of synaptobrevin2 in astrocytes. Nat Commu, 5.

Potokar M, Jorgačevski J, Lacovich V, Kreft M, Vardjan N, Bianchi V, D'adamo P, Zorec R. 2017. Impaired [alpha]GDI function in the X-linked intellectual disability: the impact on astroglia vesicle dynamics. Mol Neurobiol, 54, 2458–68.

Lisjak M, Potokar M, Rituper B, Jorgačevski J, Zorec R. 2017. AQP4e-based orthogonal arrays regulate rapid cell volume changes in astrocytes. J Neurosci, 37, 10748–56.


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