About employee

Željka Car, dr. sc.

Title: Expert
Location: 307
Public phone number:+385 1 4606 407
Internal phone number:6407
E-mail: E-mail
Department: Division of Organic Chemistry
PhD graduation year:2011

Teaching duties

undergraduate

graduate

Biography

Education at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: Diploma thesis (Chemistry, 2001); Doctoral thesis (Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, 2011).

Affiliation and current position: Division of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb: Postdoctoral researcher

Previous positions: Expert Advisor (2017-), Postdoctoral researcher (2015-2017), Senior Assistant (2011–2015), Assistant (2005–2011), Division of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.

Research interest:

Synthesis of pyridinone class of compounds and their glycosylated and lipophilic analogs for the purpose of evaluation of their biological activity such as antitumor and anti-adhesion activity; complexation studies of pyridinone and adamantyl derivatives with cyclodextrin macrocycles by NMR spectroscopy; synthesis and enzymic transformation of multifunctional compounds such as monosaccharides and nucleosides.

Scientific papers: co-author of 14 scientific papers in total, 12 in journals indexed in Current Contents database

Awards and recognitions and memberships: Member of the Council of the Department of Chemistry, Member of the Croatian Chemical Society (CCS), Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers (CSCE)

Research Project Participant:

  • Research Project (IP-2020-02-9162) funded by Croatian Science Foundation: „Ferrocene Analogues of Biomolecules: Structural Characterization and Biological Evaluation“ (L. Barišić, 11.01.2021. - 10.01.2025.)
  • Research Project (IP-09-2014) funded by Croatian Science Foundation: Synthesis, Structural Analysis and Biological Evaluation of Peptidomimetics and Glycoconjugates (S. Tomić-Pisarović)
  • Project funded by European Regional Development Fund and Croatian state budget: Development of new methodology for the control of drug preparation processes Met4Pharm (P. Novak, 2014 - 2016)  
  • Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia project „Synthesis and enzymic transformation of biologically active compounds“ (2007-2013);
  • Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Republic of Croatia project „Enzymic transformation of saccharides and quinuclidines“ (2002-2006).

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