Goran Šinko

Biochemistry and Organic Analytical Chemistry Unit

Senior Research Associate, Chemist, Ph.D.

Place and date of birth

Zagreb (Croatia), June 20, 1974


  • 1993-1998 Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb; Diploma in Chemistry. “Preparation of the isopropyl esters of racemic N-3,5-dinitrobenzoyl-α-amino acids and chiral stationary phases based on cellulose” [B.Sc. Thesis]. Supervisor: V. Šunjić
  • 1999-2007 Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb. “Inhibition of cholinesterases with ethopropazine enantiomers” [Doctoral thesis]. Supervisor: V. Simeon

Work Experience

  • Since 1998 Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb, Croatia

Fields of interest

  • Enzyme structure and kinetics;
  • Structure activity relationship.


  • 2007 Annual award for Young scientist in 2006- The Croatian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • 2008  Annual Award for Young Scientists in 2007, the Society of University Teachers, Scholars and Other Scientists – Zagreb


  • The Croatian Chemical Society
  • The Croatian Biochemical Society

List of publications