|Public phone number:||+385 1 4606 195|
|Internal phone number:||6195|
|Department:||Division of Analytical Chemistry|
|PhD graduation year:||2013|
|Employed in this institution since:||2009|
integrated undergraduate and graduate
Education at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: Diploma thesis (Chemistry, 2008); Doctoral thesis (Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, 2013).
Affiliation and current position: Division of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: senior assistant (2014–).
Previous positions: Senior Assistant (2014–); Assistant (2009–2014), Division of Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.
Visits to foreign research and education institutions: CEEPUS Scholarship - University in Pecs, Faculty of Sciences, Institute of Chemistry, Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Pecs, Hungary; Scholarship of the Scholarship foundation of the Republic of Austria, Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), Institute for Process and Particle Engineering, Graz, Austria, 01.02.– 31.05.2012; Research Stay for University Academics, Technical University Munich (TU München), Department of Chemistry, Chair for Biomolecular NMR Spectroscopy, Munich, Germany, 15.09.-15.12.2016; EMBO Short-Term Fellowship - Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore), School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences, Singapore, 30.11.2019–27.02.2020
Research interest: synthesis and structure elucidation of bioactive compounds (peptide nucleic acids, macrolide antibiotics, metabolites and small organic ligands); biomolecular interaction studies; asphaletene analysis; development of process analytical techniques (PAT) based on in-line vibrational spectroscopy; identification of polymorphic forms of bioactive compounds by combining spectroscopic (solid-state NMR, Raman, IR) and SWAXS methods.
Scientific papers: co-author of 12 scientific papers in journals indexed in Current Contents database, 3 scientific papers in other journals, 1 professional paper in other journals, 2 book chapters and 1 university textbook
Awards and recognitions and memberships: Medal of the Department of Chemistry for excellence, for the year 2007/2008; Member of the Croatian Chemical Society; Member of the Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers
Participation in research projects:
Investigation of macrolide antibiotic metabolites and degradation products (project leader); bilateral Croatian-Austrian project funded by the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Austrian Federal Government; period: 01.01.2018–31.12.2019
Macrozones, new conjugates of macrolide antibiotics: design, synthesis and interactions; funded by Croatian Science Foundation; project No. 8098; period: 01.10.2018–30.09.2022
Interactions and design of bioactive molecules; funded by Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia; project No. 119-11913 42-1083; period: 02.01.2007–31.12.2013
Development and application of an in-line method of Raman spectroscopy for drug research; funded by Croatian Science Foundation and PLIVA Hrvatska d.o.o.; period: 01.04.2008–01.04.2010
Macrolide-ribosome interactions monitored by NMR paramagnetic relaxation enhancements; bilateral Croatian-Austrian project funded by the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Austrian Federal Government; period: 01.01.2010– 31.12.2011
Investigating macrolide antibiotic interactions with membranes and ribosomes as a tool for rational drug design; bilateral Croatian-Austrian project funded by the Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Austrian Federal Government; period: 01.01.2012– 31.12.2013
The development of a new methodology for the control of drug preparation process – Met4Pharm; funded by European Regional Development Fund and Croatian State Budget; period: 22.10.2014–22.02.2016
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