PhD; BSc in biochem. eng. / Senior Scientific Associate
Place and date of birth
Zagreb, 31 October 1979
1998-2004 Faculty of Food and Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb. Diploma inBiotechnology-Biochemical Engineering. “Influence of flavonoids on Lck and Fyn tyrosine kinases using ELISA method with comparison of different substrates: Poly Glu:Tyr (4:1) and M3-01 peptide” [B.Sc. Thesis]. Supervisors: Donatella Verbanac, Dubravko Jelić and Vladimir Mrša.
2006-2011 Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb. “Efficiency of bispyridinium oximes in reactivation of tabun inhibited cholinesterases” [Doctoral thesis]. Supervisor: Z. Kovarik.
Since 2005 Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb, Croatia.
Fields of interest
interaction of cholinesterases with reversible and progressive inhibitors, antidotes for treatment of organophosphorus compounds, influence of OP/oximes on the cell level
December 2006 “Ninth International Summer School on Biophysics: Supramolecular structure and Function” Rovinj, Croatia.
November 2009 “New strategies for cloning and expression of protein complexes in E. coli and insect cells” Rehovot, Izrael
December 2010 “Education in biochemistry and molecular biology” Opatija, Croatia.
2011-2012 postdoctoral researcher at the Laboratory for Molecular Neurobiology, Medical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia (EMBO fellowship, fellowship of the Slovene Human Resources Development and Scholarship Fund)
Member of the Executive Committee of the Croatian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2013-2017)
Member of the Science and Society Committee of the Croatian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Member of the Croatian Chemical Society
Member of the Croatian Toxicological Society