Farmaceutski-biokemijski fakultet

University of Zagreb
Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry
since 1882

doc. dr. sc. Tin Weitner

E-mail: tweitner@pharma.hr
Phone: 01 6394 452
Address: Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry
Ante Kovačića 1, 10000 Zagreb

doc. dr. sc. Tin  Weitner

Profile

Tin Weitner, PhD, is a senior research assistant at the Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry. He teaches graduate courses in General Chemistry and Metalloproteins – structure and Mechanisms, as well as a postgraduate course Metalloproteins – interactions with drugs. His scientific interests include physical and bioinorganic chemistry, particularly complexation of metal ions by biologically significant ligands and physico-chemical properties of bioinorganic xenobiotics.

Education:

  • 2010: Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb; Postgraduate doctoral study, academic title: PhD, scientific field: Biomedicine and health
  • 2001: Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb; Graduate study of Pharmacy, academic title: Master of Pharmacy

Work experience:

  • 2010 – today: senior research assistant at the Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb
  • 2004 – 2010: assistant-scientific novice at the Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb
  • 2002 – 2004: assistant at the Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb

Visiting positions:

  • 2014: Institute of Chemistry, School of Science and Technology, University of Debrecen, Hungary (4 months)
  • 2013: Institute of Chemistry, School of Science and Technology, University of Debrecen, Hungary (3 months)
  • 2011 – 2012: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA (16 months)
  • 2011: Institute of Chemistry, School of Science and Technology, University of Debrecen, Hungary (4 months)

Projects:

  • 2013 – 2014 „Basic Chemical and Biological Research for Elimination of Environmentally Hazardous Chemicals“, University of Debrecen, Hungary (associate)
  • 2011 „Research in Chemistry and Biotechnology for Elimination of Halogenated Hydrocarbon Pollutants of Aquifers and Ground “, University of Debrecen, Hungary (associate)
  • 2009 – 2010 „Binding of Macrolides to VCP“, Glaxo-Smith-Kline, Zagreb (associate)
  • 2008 – 2009 „Binding of Macrolide Drugs to Protein Targets“, Glaxo-Smith-Kline, Zagreb (associate)
  • 2007 – 2012 „Gastrin as a Cofactor of Dietary Iron Uptake“, Croatian Ministry of Science (scientific novice)
  • 2004 – 2007 „Kinetics and Mechanism of Reactions of Hydroxamic Acids“, Croatian Ministry of Science (scientific novice)

The works included in the Croatian scientific bibliography (CROSBI)