Originally from Zagreb, Croatia, Ines obtained her MD degree with Honours from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb in July 2015. After passing a national exam, she has been working as a medical doctor at the Institute for Emergency Medicine of Zagreb County. She was awarded with several scholarships and completed internships in KABEG Klinikum - Austria, University Hospital Vall d’Hebron - Spain and Texas Medical Center – USA focusing on both clinical and translational medicine. Recently, Ines joined the lab of Ivan Đikić as a PhD student. Her PhD will focus on investigating the linear chain ubiquitinome and its pharmacological targeting in inflammation and bacterial infection.