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prof. dr. sc. Dubravka Matković-Čalogović
Title:Full Professor
Location: -028
Public phone number:+385 1 4606 345
Internal phone number:6345
E-mail: E-mail
Department : Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry

Teaching duties

university graduate

university integrated undergraduate and graduate

university doctoral

Biography

Education at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science: Dipl. ing. (Chemistry, 1980); Master of science (Chemistry, 1985); Doctor of science (Chemistry, 1994).

Affiliation and current position: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry: Full Professor tenure (2010).

Previous positions: Full Professor (2004 – 2010); Associate Professor (1999 – 2004); Assistant Professor (1996 – 1999); Senior Assistant (1994 -1996); Assistant (1980 – 1994), all at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, Division of General and Inorganic Chemistry.

Teaching: Crystal chemistry, Solid-state chemistry, Protein crystallography, Diffraction methods for crystal structure determination (graduate program); X-ray crystallography, Selected topics in bioinorganic chemistry (doctoral program).

Mentor: four doctoral thesis, one master of science thesis (completed); one doctoral thesis (current), 57 diploma thesis

Visits to foreign research and education institutions:

University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA (Fulbright scholarship) (2007 -2008); Cloning and purification and crystallization of membrane proteins.

University of York, York, UK (Royal Society scholarship; 2001 -2002); Purification and crystallization of proteins; protein crystallography.

University of Padua, Padua, Italy (1997 -1998); Protein crystallography.

Research interest: Small molecule synthesis and charaterization; protein crystallography (insulin, H. pylori proteins, PKD1 and PKD2), bioinorganic chemistry, solid state chemistry

Scientific papers and meetings: Co-author of 139 scientific papers in journals indexed in the Current Contents database, 3 scientific papers in other international journals; No. citations (Nov. 2015) 1327 (Scopus); 1273 (Web of Science)

H-index: 17

107 contribution (oral or posters) at international scientific meetings;

58 contributions (oral or posters) at domestic scientific meetings (11 from 2009)

Awards, recognitions and memberships:

Awards: Award of the Croatian academy of science and arts for the highest scientific and artistic achievements (2009); Award of the University of Zagreb for the best student’s scientific paper (1980)

Associate member of the Croatian academy of science and arts (since 2016)

Memberships in scientific organizations: Croatian Chemical Society, Croatian Crystallographic Association, European Crystallographic Association

Membership in bodies: Member of the Council of the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb; Member of the Council of the Doctorate study of chemistry

Head of the Division of general and inorganic chemistry (at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry) (2004-2007; 2009-2013)

Membership in committees: member of many committees for evaluation of diploma, masters and doctoral thesis; member of the committees for scientific project evaluation (2006; 2013; 2016- ); member of the committee for the Scientific field of Chemistry (2013- )

Membership in organizing committees:

Member of the organising committee of the Twenty-fourth Croatian-Slovenian Crystallographic Meeting, Bol, Croatia, 2016; member of the scientific committee of the 29th European crystallographic meeting, Rovinj, Croatia, 2015; member of the organising committee of the Twenty-second  Croatian-Slovenian Crystallographic Meeting, Biograd, Croatia, June, 12 - 16, 2013; member of the organising committee of the Twenty-first  Croatian-Slovenian Crystallographic Meeting, Pokljuka, Slovenia,16 - 20 June 2012; president of the Organising committee of the 10th International symposium and summer school, Zagreb, Croatia 2010; member of the organising committee of the Eighteenth  Croatian-Slovenian Crystallographic Meeting, Varaždin, Croatia, June, 17 - 21, 2009; member of the Organising committee of the XIX. Croatian meeting of chemists and chemical engineers, Croatia (2005).

Membership in editorial boards: Guest Editor of the special edition of Croatica Chemica Acta (No. 3, 2011); member of the Editorial board of Structural Chemistry (2008-2011); member of the Editorial board Contributions, Section of Natural, Mathematical and Biotechnical Sciences (2014.-   ) http://www.manu.edu.mk/contributions/NMBSci/EditorialBoard.html

Principal investigator on projects: 119-1193079-1084 Structural investigation of biological macromolecules by X-ray diffraction, financed by the Ministry of science, education and sports of the Republic of Croatia (2007 – 2014); 0119632 Structural studies on biological macromolecules; bioinformatics, financed by the Ministry of science, education and sports of the Republic of Croatia (2002 – 2007).

Researcher on projects (1980 -2003) financed by the Ministry of Science of the Republic of Croatia: 1-07-019, Compounds of special interest. Synthesis and structure; 119408, "Chemistry of mercury in molecules of biological interest"; 119407, "New chemical compounds of catalytic and biological interest"; 119420 Designing molecules on structural basis.

Coordinator for Croatia for the CEEPUS project Teaching and Learning Bioanalysis: H0076-04/05 (2004 - 2005), CII-HU-0010-01-0607  (2006-2007), CII-HU-0010-02-0708 (2007-2008), CII-HU-0010-03-0809 (2008-2009), CII-HU-0010-04-0910 (2009-2010), CII-HU-0010-05-1011 (2010-2011), CIII-HU-0010-06-1112 (2011-2012)

 

Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)
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List of select publications

D. Grdenić, B. Korpar-Čolig and D. Matković-Čalogović: Synthesis and crystal structures of tetrakis(nitratomercurio)methane monohydrate and bis(sulphatomercurio)-bis(aquamercurio)methane, J. Organomet. Chem. 552 (1996) 297-302.

D. Matković-Čalogović, A. Loregian, M.R. D’Acunto, R. Battistutta, A. Tossi, G. Palù and G. Zanotti: Crystal structure of the B subunit of human E. coli heat-labile enterotoxin carrying peptides with anti-HSV activity, J. Biol. Chem. 274 (1999) 8764-8769.

D. Milić, D. Matković-Čalogović, T. V. Demidkina, V. V. Kulikova, N. I. Sinitzina, A. A. Antson: Structures of apo and holo tyrosine phenol-lyase reveal a catalytically critical closed conformation and suggest a mechanism for activation by K+ ions, Biochemistry 45 (2006) 7544-7552.

K. Užarević, I. Đilović, D. Šišak, D. Matković-Čalogović, M. Cindrić: Anion-directed self-assembly of flexible ligands into anion-specific and highly symmetrical organic solid, Angewandte Chemie,  Int. Ed. 47 (2008) 7022-7025.

D. Milić, T. V. Demidkina, N.  Faleev, D. Matković-Čalogović, A. A. Antson: Insights into the catalytic mechanism of tyrosine phenol-lyase from X-ray structures of quinonoid intermediates, J. Biol. Chem. 283 (2008) 29206-29214.

B. Prugovečki, E. J. Dodson, G. G. Dodson, D. Matković-Čalogović: Structure of the T6 human nickel insulin derivative at 1.35 Å resolution, Croat. Chem. Acta 82 (2009) 433-438.

Đilović, F. Gliubich, Giorgio Malpeli, Giuseppe Zanotti, Dubravka Matković-Čalogović: Crystal structure of bovine 3-hydroxyanthranilate 3,4-dioxygenase, Biopolymers 91 (2009) 1189-1195.

D. Milić, T. V. Demidkina, N. Faleev, R. Phillips, D.Matković-Čalogović, A. A. Antson, Crystallographic Snapshots of Tyrosine Phenol-lyase Show that Substrate Strain Plays a Role in C–C Bond Cleavage, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 133 (2011) 16468-16476.

K. Užarević, I. Halasz, I. Đilović, N. Bregović, M. Rubčić, D. Matković-Čalogović i V. Tomišić, Dynamic molecular recognition in solid state for separating mixtures of isomeric dicarboxylic acids,  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 52 (2013) 5504-5508.

List of select projects

Principal investigator on projects:

Essential metal ions in Helicobacter pylori proteins and model complexes - structure and function/property; financed by the Croatian Science Foundation (ProtModStruct; 2015–2019);

BioStruct-X_7860  Structure-function studies on different proteins related to diseases and technological applications; FP7 European grant (2015.-2016.).

119-1193079-1084 Structural investigation of biological macromolecules by X-ray diffraction, financed by the Ministry of science, education and sports of the Republic of Croatia (2007 – 2013);

0119632 Structural studies on biological macromolecules; bioinformatics, financed by the Ministry of science, education and sports of the Republic of Croatia (2002 – 2007).

Researcher on projects (1980 -2003) financed by the Ministry of Science of the Republic of Croatia:

(1-07-019) Compounds of special interest. Synthesis and structure;

(119408) Chemistry of mercury in molecules of biological interest;

(119407) New chemical compounds of catalytic and biological interest;

(119420) Designing molecules on structural basis.

Coordinator for Croatia for the CEEPUS project Teaching and Learning Bioanalysis: H0076-04/05 (2004 - 2005), CII-HU-0010-01-0607  (2006-2007), CII-HU-0010-02-0708 (2007-2008), CII-HU-0010-03-0809 (2008-2009), CII-HU-0010-04-0910 (2009-2010), CII-HU-0010-05-1011 (2010-2011), CIII-HU-0010-06-1112 (2011-2012)

 

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