Farmaceutski-biokemijski fakultet

University of Zagreb
Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry
since 1882

Centre for Applied Medical Biochemistry

Address: Domagojeva 2, 10000 Zagreb
Phone: 01 6394 784
Head of the centre: Jozsef Petrik, PhD

Center for Applied Medical Biochemistry conducts educational and professional activities within the courses: Organization and Management of Clinical Laboratory, Point of Care Testing, Laboratory Endocrinology, Application of Radionuclides in the Diagnosis, Rational Laboratory Diagnostics, Humana and Population Genetics, Communication Skills, Evaluation of Instruments, Procedures and Reagents, Health Legislation in Laboratory Medicine, Professional Practice and Professional Training. Center is developing cooperation with other universities and professional institutions, thus improving medical biochemical activity.


Mission of the Center is active participation in graduate, postgraduate, and lifelong education of Masters of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine, and advancement of medical biochemical practice through educational and professional activities.


The vision is to become a recognized center of excellence in the field of academic education and scientific and professional training for Masters of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine.


Objectives of the Centre are to improve the quality of vocational education for Masters of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine based on competencies and to establish continuous cooperation with professional authorities and institutions both at national and international level.

Domains of the Centre:

  1. Organizing and teaching several professional courses.
  2. Organization of student professional practice and implementation of Professional training for Masters of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine within the curriculum of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb.
  3. Organization of all forms of professional training for Maters of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine.
  4. Cooperation with professional authorities, institutions and associations, both in Croatia and abroad.


Title Name Status E-mail Phone
prof. dr. sc. József Petrik Full professor with tenure 01 6394 784
prof. dr. sc. Roberta Petlevski Full professor 01 6394 785
prof. dr. sc. Dunja Rogić Full professor 01 2367 288
prof. dr. sc. Ksenija Fumić Full professor 01 2367 244
doc. dr. sc. Anita Somborac Bačura Assistant professor 01 6394 780
izv. prof. dr. sc. Marija Grdić Rajković Associate professor 01 6394 786
Ružica Vezmarović Administrative clerk 01 4612 606

Compulsory courses

Professional Practice 1
Human and population genetics
Communication skills
Professional Practice 2
Evaluation of instruments, procedures and reagents
Organization and management of medical biochemistry laboratory
Health legislation in laboratory diagnostics
Professional training

Elective courses

Point of care testing
Laboratory methods in endocrinology
Application of radionuclides in diagnostics
Rational laboratory diagnosis