Farmaceutski-biokemijski fakultet

University of Zagreb
Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry
since 1882

izv. prof. dr. sc. Zrinka Rajić

E-mail: zrajic@pharma.hr
Phone: 01 6394 477
Address: Department of Medicinal Chemistry
Ante Kovačića 1, 10000 Zagreb

izv. prof. dr. sc. Zrinka Rajić

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Zrinka Rajić Džolić, PhD is an associate professor at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry. She teaches graduate courses Medicinal chemistry 1 (lectures and seminars), Medicinal Chemistry 2 (seminars), and Selected topics in Medicinal Chemistry (a part of lectures). Her scientific interests include synthesis of biologically active compounds, primaquine, sorafenib and vorinostat derivatives, as potential antitumor drugs.

Education

  • 2008. Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb, Postgraduate doctoral study, academic title: PhD, scientific field: biomedicine and health
  • 2004. Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb, Graduate study of Pharmacy, academic title: Master of Pharmacy

Work experience

  • 2016.-today: associate professor at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb
  • 2010-2016.: assistant professor at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb
  • 2009-2010: senior assistant-scientific novice at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb
  • 2004.-2009.: assistant-scientific novice at the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry; University of Zagreb

Internships

  • September 2007-March 2008 – Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, Switzerland
  • February 2010-February 2011 – Duke University, Durham, USA

Projects

  • Principal investigator on the project funded by the University of Zagreb: Primaquine phosphoramidate derivatives as potential cytostatic and antimalarial drugs (2017.)
  • Associate on the project funded by the Croatian Science Foundation: Design, synthesis and evaluation of primaquine, vorinostat and sorafenib derivatives as potential anticancer drugs.
  • Associate on the projects funded by the University of Zagreb:
    • Primaquine semicarbazides with halogenated aryl supstituents and cinnamic acid (2016)
    • Primaquine semicarbazides with halogenated aryl supstituents and cinnamic acid (2015)
    • Primaquine and cinnamic acid derivatives as potential antitumour drugs (2014) and
    • New primaquine semicarbazides and ureas with benzhydryl or trityl substituents (2013).
  • Associate on 2 projects funded by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia :
    • Drugs and auxiliaries  – synthesis, characterization and activity  (2002.-2005., project ID: 0006543)  and
    • Synthesis, characterization and activity of potential and known drugs (2007-2012, project ID: 006-0000000-3216)

Awards and honours

  • Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia scholarship during graduate study.
  • HRZZ doctoral scholarship 2007.
  • Travel Awards for the following conferences: SFRBM’s 18th Annual Meeting, Orlando 2011 and XXth International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry, Vienna 2008.

Memberships

  • Croatian Pharmaceutical Society (2017.-)
  • Croatian Chamber of Pharmacists (2005-today)

Other

  • Vice-dean for Quality Assurance and Postgraduate Specialist Studies (2017.)
  • member of the Council of the Croatian Chamber of Pharmacists (2016.-)
  • president of the Quality Assurance Commitee (2016.-2017.)

 


The works included in the Croatian scientific bibliography (CROSBI)