Antonija Sulimanec

Division of Occupational and Environmental Health

MSc in Nutrition / Postdoctoral Researcher

Place and date of birth

Zagreb, 6 August 1986


  • Since 2012 – Postgraduate doctoral study in nutrition, Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology (PBF), University of Zagreb
  • 2010 Master in Nutrition; PBF, University of Zagreb

Work Experience

  • Since 2011 Analytical Toxicology and Mineral Metabolism Unit, Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb, Croatia
    Research Assistant, Scientific Novice (July 1, 2011)
    Replacement for an investigator on maternity leave (February 2 – June 30, 2011)

Fields of interest

  • Work on 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.)

Additional training

  • 2013 Fundamentals of Designing and Communicating Scientific Research, Zagreb, Croatia organized by Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Zagreb and Association for the Promotion of Multimedia Education (UMNA), Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2013 Course in Health risk assessment: principles and applications, Stockholm, Sweden organised by Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2011 EUROTOX Basic Toxicology Course, Belgrade, Serbia organized by EUROTOX, Serbian Society of Toxicology and Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia


  • Young Scientist Award (the CROTOX fellowship Award), 5th Croatian Congress of Toxicology, October 9-12, 2016 Poreč, Croatia


  • Croatian Society of Food Technologists Biotechnologists and Nutritionists
  • Croatian Society of Toxicology


  • Science Popularization (lectures & workshops)

List of publications