Anja Katić

Division of Toxicology

PhD / Scientific Associate; Postdoctoral Researcher

Place and date of birth

Split, 7 May 1979


  • 2008-2015 Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, Postgraduate doctoral study Pharmaceutical-biochemical sciences, Module Medical biochemistry, Ph.D.
  • 1997-2005 Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb, Graduate study of Biotechnology, study course Biochemistry and Microbiology, B.Sc. in Biotechnology

Work Experience

  • 2007- Analytical Toxicology and Mineral Metabolism Unit Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb, Croatia, scientific novice-research assistant, since 2015. postdoctoral researcher
  • 2006- Department of Health Ecology Institute of Public Health, Zagreb, Croatia 6-month internship

Additional training

  • Bioimaging, 20-21 Oct 2016, Croatian Institute for Brain Research, University of Zagreb, School of Medicine and Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Principles of Toxicology course, 4-8 Apr 2016, Hotel Panorama, Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Laboratory Animal Science Course, Category LabAnim 3/FELASA cat. C equivalent (certificate number: 145.3-15, HR 191/02/P), 17-27 Nov 2015, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Course in Identification and Assessment of Reproductive Toxicity and Endocrine Disruption, 25-29 Nov 2013, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Fundamentals of designing and communicating scientific research, 14-25 Oct 2013, Institut za medicinska istraživanja i medicinu rada, Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Child Health and the Environment, 23-27 Mar 2009, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology, 3-7 Nov 2008, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany.


  • Award for excellent poster presentation (“Cadmium, iron and zinc interaction in mother rats and the offspring: does it change if exposure starts at beginning of gestation or earlier?”, Mikolić A, Sulimanec Grgec A, Piasek M) on behalf of the Editors of the Journal of Trace Elements in Medicine and Biology, XI ISTERH Conference “Recent Advances in Trace Element Research in Health and Disease”, Srebreno, Croatia, 18-22 Oct 2015.


  • Croatian Society of Toxicology
  • Croatian Physiological Society
  • Croatian Laboratory Animal Science Association

List of publications