2012 PhD in Chemistry-Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
2006 Diploma in Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
Since 2016 Scientific Associate at Biochemistry and Organic Analytical Chemistry Unit, Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb
2012-2016 Senior Research Assistant at Biochemistry and Organic Analytical Chemistry Unit, Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb
2006-2012 Research Assistant at Biochemistry and Organic Analytical Chemistry Unit, Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb
Fields of interest
Development and improvement of analytical procedures for the determination of specific congeners of polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides and their degradation products in complex biological and environmental samples.
Studying the distribution of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in various environmental samples: air, pine needles as bioindicators of air pollution, marine organisms from the Adriatic Sea (mussels, fish, dolphins, sea turtles, and tuna), wild land animals (deer, bears, wolves). Comparison with the current legislation and human health risk assessment.
Study of POPs distribution in breast milk and a health risk assessment for the breastfeeding infants.
2011 Course „Statistica basic“, Zagreb, Croatia
2008 Training course „Training course on chlorinated organic pollutants in environmental samples,IAEA”, Marine Environment Laboratories, Monaco
2007 International summer school „Advances and Trends in Environmental Chemistry and Ecotoxicology of Persistent Toxic Substances“, Brno, Czech Republic
2015 A grant of the American Chemical Society for the study visit to participate in the “2016 Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry & Applied Spectroscopy” (PITTCON), Atlanta, USA
2015 The annual Institute’s award for a paper published in a leading scientific journal, which is best ranked in a corresponding scientific field according to Journal Citation Report in Web of Knowledge