Maja Dutour Sikirić

Maja Dutour Sikirić

Ph D

Senior Research Associate
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Laboratory for synthesis and processes of selfasssembling of organic molecules
Division Of Physical Chemistry
Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička c. 54, Zagreb, Croatia


List of papers

Curriculum Vitae MDS eng2.pdf 276.07 kB

Education

  • 2003 - 2004 Postdoc, Valazzi-Pikovsky Fellowship, Casali Institute for Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Applied    Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
  • 2002 - 2003 Postdoc, Casali Institute for Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Applied Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
  • 2002 - Ph. D. in Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • 1999 - M. Sc. in Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • 1994 - B. Sc. in Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Projects

  • “Surface active agents, processes in solution and at the interfaces“, Croatian Ministry of Science project
  • “Synthesis of amorphous calcium phosphate by ultrasonic spray pirolysis“, Croatian Ministry of Science project
  • “Multifunctional composite coatings for bone implants“, BICRO Proof of Concept
  • “New Generation Biomimetic and Customized Implants for Bone Engineering “, MPNS COST Action MP1301

Classes

  • 2011 - Fundamentals of physical chemistry I, Graduation study of biology, University of Osijek
  • 2011 - Fundamentals of physical chemistry II, Graduation study of biology, University of Osijek
  • 2005 - Physico-chemical processes in the environment, Postgraduation interdisciplinary study “Environmental protection”, University of Osijek, “Ruđer Bošković” Institute
  • 2005 - Chemistry and quality control of animal feed, Postgraduation study “Nutrition and animal feed“, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb

Featured Publications

  • R. Schade, M. Dutour Sikirić, S. Lamolle, H.J. Ronold, S.P. Lyngstadass, K. Liefeith, F.J.G. Cuisinier, H. Füredi-Milhofer:Biomimetic organic-inorganic nanocomposite coatings for titanium implants. In vitro and in vivo biological testing, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 95A (2010) 691-700.
  • M. Dutour Sikirić, C. Gergely, R. Elkaim, E. Wachtel, F.J.G. Cuisinier, H. Füredi-Milhofer: Biomimetic organic-inorganic nanocomposite coatings for titanium implants, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 89A (2009) 759-771.
  • M. Dutour Sikirić, H. Füredi-Milhofer: The influence of surface active molecules on the crystallization of biominerals in solution, Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 128 (2006) 135-158.
  • M. Sikirić, I. Šmit, Lj. Tušek-Božić, V. Tomašić, I. Pucić, I. Primožič, N. Filipović-Vinceković. Effect of the Spacer Length on the solid phase transitions of Dissymmetric gemini surfactants, Langmuir 19 (2003) 10044-10053.
  • M. Sikirić, I. Primožič, N. Filipović-Vinceković: Adsorption and Association in Aqueous Solutions of Dissymmetric Gemini Surfactant, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 250 (2002) 221-229.
  • M. Bujan, M. Sikirić, N. Filipović- Vinceković, N. Vdović, N. Garti, H. Füredi-Milhofer: Effect of anionic surfactants on crystal growth of calcium hydrogenphosphate dihydrate crystals, Langmuir 17 (2001) 6461-6470.
  • M. Sikirić, N. Filipović-Vinceković, V. Babić-Ivančić, N. Vdović, H. Füredi-Milhofer: Interactions in calcium oxalate hydrate/surfactant systems, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 212 (1999) 384-389.

Membership in professional associations / societies

  • Croatian Chemical Society
  • Croatian Biometric Society
  • Croatian electron microscopy Society

Miscellaneous

  • Referee for Langmuir, Journal of Environmental Management and Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, ACS Nano
  • President of Technical Committee 34 “Animal nutrition product” Subcommittee 17 “Management systems for food safety” and memeber of Technical Committee 34 “Animal nutrition product” Subcommittee 9 “Animal feedingstuffs”, Croatian Standards Institute

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