Dr. Ivan Matic (he/him)

Head of Proteomics Core Facility
Research Group Leader


Scientific Career

2014 - today    |    Research Group Leader
Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
2010 - 2014    |    Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow
Prof. Ron Hay, University of Dundee, Scotland
2009 - 2010    |    Postdoctoral research fellow
Prof. Matthias Mann, Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
2009               |    PhD in Biochemistry
Prof. Matthias Mann, Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany
2005               |    Laurea (MSc) in Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies
University of Bologna, Italy


2018    |    EMBO Young Investigator
2015    |    Frontiers Innovator Award from the Wellcome Trust, UK
2008    |    EMBO short-term fellowship

Third-party funding

2021 - 2026    |    ERC Consolidator Grant - nbPTMs - European Research Council
2014 - 2022    |    CECAD (DFG) Group Leader programme grant 
2016 - 2018    |    Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellowship to Dr. Bonfiglio
2010 - 2014    |    Sir Henry Wellcome postdoctoral fellowship - Wellcome Trust, UK


2014 - today    |    Editorial Board Member - Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group journal)       

Selected publications

Modular antibodies reveal DNA damage-induced mono-ADP-ribosylation as a second wave of PARP1 signaling
Longarini, E. J., Dauben, H., Locatelli, C., Wondisford, A. R., Smith, R., Muench, C., Kolvenbach, A., Lynskey, M. L., Pope, A., Bonfiglio, J. J., Jurado, E. P., Fajka-Boja, R., Colby, T., Schuller, M., 
Ahel, I., Timinszky, G., O’Sullivan, R. J., Huet, S., Matic, I.

(2023) Molecular Cell, published online: April 27, 2023

An HPF1/PARP1-Based Chemical Biology Strategy for Exploring ADP-Ribosylation
Bonfiglio, J. J., Leidecker, O., Dauben, H., Longarini, E. J., Colby, T., San Segundo-Acosta, P., Perez, K. A., Matic, I.
(2020) Cell, 183, 4, 1086-1102 e23

Interplay of Histone Marks with Serine ADP-Ribosylation
Bartlett, E., Bonfiglio, J. J., Prokhorova, E., Colby, T., Zobel, F., Ahel, I., Matic, I.
(2018) Cell Rep, 24, 13, 3488-3502 e5

Serine ADP-Ribosylation Depends on HPF1
Bonfiglio, J. J., Fontana, P., Zhang, Q., Colby, T., Gibbs-Seymour, I., Atanassov, I., Bartlett, E., Zaja, R., Ahel, I., Matic, I.
(2017) Mol Cell, 65, 5, 932-940 e6

Serine is a new target residue for endogenous ADP-ribosylation on histones
Leidecker, O., Bonfiglio, J. J., Colby, T., Zhang, Q., Atanassov, I., Zaja, R., Palazzo, L., Stockum, A., Ahel, I., Matic, I.
(2016) Nat Chem Biol, 12, 12, 998-1000

Full publication list, see https://www.age.mpg.de/matic/publications

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