Farmaceutski-biokemijski fakultet

University of Zagreb
Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry
since 1882

prof. dr. sc. Roberta Petlevski

E-mail: rpetlevski@pharma.hr
Phone: 01 6394 785
Address: Department of Medical Biochemistry and Haematology
Domagojeva 2, 10000 Zagreb

prof. dr. sc. Roberta  Petlevski

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Roberta Petlevski, PhD is an Associate Professor at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Haematology. She teaches graduate courses General Clinical Biochemistry, Clinical Biochemistry of Organs and Organ systems 2 and Clinical Biochemistry with Hematology. Her scientific interests include biochemical and molecular testing of medicinal plants and active plant constituents (phytopharmaceuticals) in diabetes mellitus with the aim of discovering new potential antidiabetic drugs and their possible toxic effect.

Education:

  • 2000 Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb; academic title: PhD, scientific field: Biomedicine and health
  • 1994 Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb; Postgraduate study, academic title: Master of science, scientific field: Miomedicine and health
  • 1990 Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb; Graduate study of Medical Biochemistry, academic title: Master of Medical Biochemistry

Work experience:

  • 2010 – today: Associate Professor at Department of Medical Biochemistry and Haematology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb
  • 2003 – 2010: Assistant Professor at Department of Medical Biochemistry and Haematology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb
  • 2000 – 2003: senior assistant at Department of Medical Biochemistry and Haematology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb
  • 1995 – 2000: assistant at Department of Medical Biochemistry and Haematology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb
  • 1991 – 1995: research assistant at Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb
  • 1990 – 1991: internship for health professionals at the Department of Laboratory Diagnostics, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb

Visiting positions:

  • February 2003 University of Graz, Department of Pharmakognosie, Graz, Austria
  • September 1996 Institute for Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Center for Molecular Medicine, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria
  • September 1994 Institute for Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Center for Molecular Medicine, Medical University Graz, Graz, Austria

Projects:

  • 2014 Associate on project funded by the University of Zagreb: Secondary metabolites of Croatian plant species and their biological effects
  • 2013 Associate on project funded by the University of Zagreb: Phytochemical, biological and molecular investigation Globularia species
  • 2007-2013 principal investigator of the project funded by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia: Antioxidant and prooxidant effects of medicinal plants on hepatocytes (project ID: 006-0061246-1251)
  • 2002 – 2006 Associate on project funded by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia: Mechanisms of cellular defense in chronic diseases (project ID: 000-663-1)
  • 1996 – 2001 Associate on project funded by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia: Biochemical markers of cellular damage (project ID: 00-63-1)
  • 1991 – 1995 Associate on project funded by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia: Molecular pathobiochemistry hepatocyte proliferation (project ID: 3-01-253)

Memberships:

  • Croatian Society of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (1995-2013)
  • European Association for the Study of Diabetes (2013)

Other:

  • 2006 60-h course: Active learning and critical thinking in higher education (ALTC), within the project: Reading and writing for critical thinking - RWCT, introduces research-based, instructional methods to teachers and teacher educators
  • 2006 course for permanent education: New trends in diagnosis, monitoring and management of metabolic syndrome“, Inter University Centre of Post-graduate Studies Dubrovnik

The works included in the Croatian scientific bibliography (CROSBI)