Tatjana Orct

Analytical Toxicology and Mineral Metabolism Unit

PhD / Scientific Associate

Place and date of birth

Zagreb, 20 May 1974

Education

  • 2004-2012 University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science Postgraduate PhD Study in Natural Sciences, Biology-Toxicology The effect of selenium on mercury distribution in young rats [Ph.D. Thesis] Zagreb: Faculty of Science, 2012 Supervisor: Blanuša, Maja
  • 1995-2002 University of Zagreb, Faculty of Scinece Graduate Study in Natural Sciences, Chemistry-Analitical chemistry Spectrophotometric determination of tuthenium in form of ruthenium(III)-quercetin complex [B.Sc. Thesis] Zagreb: Faculty of Science, 2002 Supervisor: Vojković, Vlasta

Work Experience

  • Since 2004 Analytical Toxicology and Mineral Metabolism Unit, Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2003-2004 Department of Health Ecology, Institute of Public Health of Sisak-Moslavina County, Sisak

Fields of interest

  • 2014-2018 Associate on the national scientific project Aging-related expression of membrane transporters in rat (CSF grant No. 1481, PI: Ivan Sabolić, Ph.D., Sci. Adv.) ); Study objective: Sex- and age-related differences in macro- and trace elements levels in urine, blood plasma, liver and kidney rat tissues and determination of GSH-peroxidase and SOD activities in liver and kidney tissue homogenates.
  • 2007-2013 Associate on the national scientific project Exposure to metals and their effects in pregnancy and postnatal period (funded by Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, MSES grant No. 022-0222148-2135, PI: Martina Piasek, M.D., Ph.D., Sci. Adv.)
  • 2011-2012 Associate on the national professional project Monitoring of organic and inorganic pollutants in the environment of Plitvice Lakes National Park (funded by Plitvice Lakes National Park, PI: Snježana Herceg Romanić, Ph.D., Sci. Adv.)
  • 2002-2006 Professional Assistant on the national scientific project Exposure, intake and effects of toxic and essential elements (funded by Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, MSES grant No. 0022012, PI: Maja Blanuša, Ph.D., Sci. Adv.; Martina Piasek, M.D., Ph.D., Sci. Adv.)

Memberships

  • Croatian Society of Toxicology

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