Kata Majerski

Kata Majerski

prof. dr.

+385 1 468 0196

1465
1474
senior scientist

Krilo 4/7C

Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička cesta 54
10000 Zagreb
Croatia

KMM_CV-05-2014-Eng.doc 128.00 kB

Education

1972. Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Zagreb, Croatia - B sc.

1976. Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Zagreb, Croatia - Mr. sc.

1979. Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Zagreb, Croatia - Dr. sc.

1984-1985. University of Minnesota, Chemistry Department (P. G. Gassman group) -Physical-Organic Chemistry

Projects

CROATIAN RESEARCH PROJECTS:

  • Cage Compounds: Building Blocks for Molecular Architecture - Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Project No. 098-0982933-2911 (2007-2013)
  • Synthesis of fluorescently-labeled macrolide probes - GlaxoSmithKline Research Centre Zagreb; Project  03-6290/1-2006 (2006-2007)
  • Synthesis, molecular structure and function of polycyclic molecules - Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports; Project No.0098052 (2002-2006)
  • Potential antitumor drugs - HITRA, Project No.TP-B23/2001 (2002-2004) coordinator dr.sc. Š.Horvat
  • Optimization of the synthesis of selected generics - Pharmaceutical company PLIVA d.d., Zagreb, Croatia (1997-1998)
  • Synthesis of Intermediers - Pharmaceutical company PLIVA d.d., Zagreb, Croatia (1997-1998)
  • Molecular Receptors with Polycyclic Units - Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology; Project No.00980702 (1996-2001)
  • Synthesis and applications of adamantane and related compounds - Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology (1995-1996)
  • Synthesis and Chemistry of Adamantane Derivatives and Related Polycyclic Molecules - Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology; Project No. 1-07-187 (1991-1996)
  • Development and production of medicinally significant chemotherapeutics - topic in the Federal project P334 (1989-1991)
  • Catalytic and biochtalytic procedures for selected industrial products - topic in the Federal project P 349, (coordinator, prof.dr. V. Šunjić) (1989-1991)
  • Synthesis and Chemistry of Adamantane Derivatives - Croatian Ministry of Science and Technology (1989-1991)

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Design, synthesis and spectral analysis of floxacin-haptens - TECNA s.r.l. Area di Ricerca, Padriciano, Trieste, Italy (2014)
  • Design and synthesis of carboxyphenyl derivatives: CPAOZ, CPAMOZ, CPSEM and CPAHD - TECNA s.r.l. Area di Ricerca, Padriciano, Trieste, Italy (2009-2010)
  • Pores and channels by assembly of cyclic peptides: design, molecular modeling and synthesis - Bilateral project Croatia-India, Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavanagar, Gujarat (2006-2008)
  • Design and synthesis of new carboxy-derivatives of steroid molecules - TECNA s.r.l. Area di Ricerca, Padriciano, Trieste, Italy (2005-2006)
  • Design and synthesis of new beta-agonists based on clenbuterol and terbutaline derivatives - TECNA s.r.l. Area di Ricerca, Padriciano, Trieste, Italy (2001-2004)
  • Synthesis of mycotoxine derivatives - TECNA s.r.l. Area di Ricerca, Padriciano, Trieste, Italy (2000-2001)
  • Synthesis and Chemistry of Novel Polycarbocyclic Cage compounds. Cage Compounds as Rigid, Lipophilic Units in the Constructions of Macrocyclic Hosts - National Science Foundation , SAD – Croatia; Project No. JF-141 (1995-1998)
  • Nontetrahedral Saturated Carbon Atoms - National Science Foundation, SAD - YU/CRO (PN 832) (1989-1992)

Awards and Achievements

The Croatian State Award for scientific achievement in the field of natural sciences for 2004.

Classes

Teaching at postgraduate level at:

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Matematics - since 1989.

Teaching courses:     "Reactive Intermediates in Organic Synthesis"

                             "Methodes in Organic Synthesis"

 

Teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level at University of Rijeka – since 2009.

Department of Biotechnology

Undergraduate studies: Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Research

Master and PhD Studies: Medicinal Chemistry

Featured Publications

http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=27342

ili KMM_CV-05-2014-Eng.doc

Membership in professional associations / societies

  • Member of the ASHE (Agency of Science and Higher Education) Accreditation Council, Croatia 2013 -
  • President of Scientific Field Committee for the Field of Chemistry (2013 -)
  • Member of the Croatian Chemical Society
  • Member of Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers
  • HKD-member in EuCheMS-u (European Association for Chemical and Molecular Science, Division of Organic Chemistry) - 2009-
  • President of Scientific Field Committee for the Field of Chemistry (2009-2013)
  • Head of the Department of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry 2008-today)
  • Member of the Scientific Council of RBI (2005-today)
  • Member of Graduate Studies Council, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb (2005-today)
  • President of the Section of Organic Chemistry of Croatian Chemical Society – HKD (2006-2009)
  • Counsellor for Science and Education of Director General of RBI (2005-2009)
  • Head of the Department of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (2004-2005)
  • President of the RBI Board for large equipment (2003-2005)
  • Member of the RBI Board for the PhD students (2003-2005)
  • President of the Scientific Council of Department of Chemistry (2002-2005)
  • President of the Section “Nomenclature in Organic Chemistry”- Croatian Society of Chemical Engineers and Croatian Chemical Society, - HKD / HKDI (1992-1998)
  • Member of the Scientific Council of the Chemistry Section of RBI (1998-1994)