Radovan Fuchs

Toxicology Unit

PhD / Deputy Director for International Cooperation

Education

  • 1985-1987 PhD
    Biomedical Centre Uppsala, Sweden
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Uppsala, Sweden
    KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1983-1985 MSc
    University of Zagreb
    Zagreb
  • 1985-1987 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb
    Zagreb

Work Experience

  • 2012-> Researcher, Full Professor at the University of Rijeka
    Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb
    Deputy Director for International Cooperation
  • 2009-2012 Minister
    Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia
  • 2008-2009 State Secretary
    Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia
  • 2004-2008 Deputy Minister; member of the negotiating team for EU accession (Chapters 25 and 25)
    Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia
  • 2001-2003 Researcher
    Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb (50%)
    Croatian Veterinary Institute, Zagreb (50%)
  • 2000-2001 CEO
    ZGOS (waste site salvaging; Zagreb – Jakuševec)
  • 1993-2000 Deputy Minister; lecturer
    Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia
    Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Croatia (1997-2000)
  • 1988-1993 Researcher
    Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb
    Head of the Toxicology Unit
  • 1985-1987 Researcher
    Biomedical Center, Uppsala, Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1979-1984 Researcher
    Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb

Fields of interest

Toxicology of poison substances of natural origin – mycotoxins – as well as pesticide toxicology – organophosphorus compounds, especially nerve agents (soman, sarin, tabun, and VX), carbamate toxicology and their impact in humans and animals.

Memberships

  • Croatian Society of Toxicology
  • Eurotox
  • Croatian Society for Laboratory Animal Science
  • Croatian Biological Society
  • Croatian Veterinary Chamber

List of publications