Farmaceutski-biokemijski fakultet

University of Zagreb
Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry
since 1882

dr. sc. Kristina Pavić

E-mail: kpavic@pharma.hr
Phone: 01 6394 475
Address: Department of Medicinal Chemistry
Ante Kovačića 1, 10000 Zagreb

dr. sc. Kristina Pavić

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Kristina Pavić, PhD is a teaching and research assistant at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry. She is involved in teaching graduate level courses: Medicinal Chemistry 1 and 2 and Drug Metabolism. Her scientific interests include synthesis of biologically active compounds, primaquine derivatives, as potential antitumor, antimalarial and antituberculotic drugs.

Education:

  • 2013–2017: University of Zagreb Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, Postgraduate doctoral study, field of science: Biomedicine and Health, academic title: PhD
  • 2007–2012: University of Zagreb Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, Graduate Study of Pharmacy, academic title: MPharm

Work experience:

  • 2016–today: assistant at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb
  • 2015–2016: substitute assistant at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb
  • 2013–2014: internship for Master of Pharmacy at ZU Ljekarne Baričević
  • 2012–2013: substitute assistant at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb

Projects:

  • Associate on the project funded by the Croatian Science Foundation: Design, synthesis and evaluation of primaquine, vorinostat and sorafenib derivatives as potential anticancer drugs (IP-09-2014-1501)
  • Associate on the projects funded by the University of Zagreb:
    • Primaquine phosphoramidate derivatives as potential cytostatic and antimalarial drugs (2017)
    • Primaquine semicarbazides with halogenated aryl substituents and cinnamic acid (2016)
    • Primaquine semicarbazides with halogenated aryl substituents and cinnamic acid (2015)
    • New primaquine semicarbazides and ureas with benzhydryl or trityl substituents (2013)

Awards and honours:

  • Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia and city of Osijek’s scholarships during graduate study on the bases of academic excellence
  • Grants of the Osijek-Baranja County (2014) and the University of Zagreb for PhD students (2015)
  • Academic mobility grants of the University of Zagreb for PhD students (registration fees for conferences) (2015 and 2017)
  • Travel grant of the Austrian Pharmaceutical Society for 24th Scientific Congress of the Austrian Pharmaceutical Society, Vienna, Austria, 2015
  • University of Zagreb Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry Dean’s Commendation for academic excellence during graduate studies (2009/10)
    • Award of the Rotary Club Osijek for the best high school graduate of the 3rd Gymnasium, Osijek in the generation of 2006/07

Memberships:

  • Member of Croatian Chamber of Pharmacists (2014–today)
  • Member of Croatian Pharmaceutical Society (2012–today)
  • Member of Croatian Chemical Society (2016–today)

Other:

  • 2017: member of the organization committee for the 6th Symposium of Pharmacy and Medicinal biochemistry students (FARMEBS 2017), Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2015 and 2016: member of the scientific committee for the 4th and 5th Symposium of Pharmacy and Medicinal biochemistry students (FARMEBS 2015 and 2016), Zagreb, Croatia
  • Workshop at the Open days of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicinal Biochemistry 2016
  • State competitions in chemistry for high school students:
    • 2007 – 2nd place in category of 4th grades
    • 2006 – 1st place in category of 3rd grades
    • 2005 – 2nd place in category of 2nd grades
    • 2004 – 1st place in category of 1st grades