Marina Juribašić Kulcsar

Marina Juribašić Kulcsar


research associate
+385 1 457 1217



Krilo 3/102-115

Bijenička 54
10002 Zagreb


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  • 2006. B. Sc. (8 terms study), organic chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2010. Ph. D. inorganic and structural chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2015. postdoctoral researcher, Slovenian NMR Centre (prof. dr. Janez Plavec), National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia


2014–2015: Three synthetic approaches to dipalladated azobenzene complexes with phosphine ancillary ligands (Croatian-Slovenian Cooperation in Science and Technology Project)

Awards and Achievements

2011. RBI Director's Annual Award for publication with high impact factor in chemistry

2009. FEBS Travel Grant for attending of “FEBS Course: Chemistry of Metals in Biological Systems”, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium

2005. Department of Chemistry Medal for excellent studies, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Best female high school student for the generation 1996-2001 in III. Gymnasium Osijek, Croatia


2006-2012 Laboratory Assistant in General Chemistry Lab, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia (total 720 hours)

Featured Publications

1. M. Juribašić Kulcsár*, I. Halasz, A. Budimir, K. Užarević, S. Lukin, A. Monas, F. Emmerling, J. Plavec, M. Ćurić*, Reversible Gas−Solid Ammonia N−H Bond Activation Mediated by an Organopalladium Complex, Inorg. Chem. 56 (2017) 5342-5351.

2. A. Monas, K. Užarević, I. Halasz, M. Juribašić Kulcsár*, M. Ćurić*, Vapour-induced solid-state C-H bond activation for the clean synthesis of an organopalladium biothiol sensor, Chem. Commun. 52 (2016) 12960-12963. (paper with inside cover)

3. M. Tireli,‡ M. Juribašić Kulcsár,‡ N. Cindro, D. Gracin, N. Biliškov, M. Borovina, M. Ćurić, I. Halasz,* K. Užarević*, Mechanochemical reactions studied by in situ Raman spectroscopy: base catalysis in liquid-assisted grinding, Chem. Commun. 73 (2015) 8058-8061.

4. M. Juribašić, K. Užarević, D. Gracin, M. Ćurić*, Mechanochemical C-H bond activation: rapid and regioselective double cyclopalladation monitored by in situ Raman spectroscopy, Chem. Commun. 72 (2014) 10287-10290. 

5. M. Juribašić,‡ N. Bregović,‡ V. Stilinović, V. Tomišić, M. Cindrić, P. Šket, J. Plavec, M. Rubčić,  K. Užarević*, Supramolecular Stabilization of Metastable Tautomers in Solution and the Solid State, Chem. Eur. J. 20 (2014) 17333-17345. (hot paper with inside cover)

6. M. Juribašić*, A. Budimir, S. Kazazić, M. Ćurić*, Dicyclopalladated Complexes of Asymmetrically Substituted Azobenzenes: Synthesis, Kinetics and Mechanisms, Inorg. Chem. 52 (2013) 12749–12757.

7. M. Juribašić, K. Molčanov, B. Kojić-Prodić, L. Bellotto, M. Kralj, F. Zani, Lj. Tušek-Božić*, Palladium(II) Complexes of Quinolinylaminophosphonates: Synthesis, Structural Characterization, Antitumor and Antimicrobial Activity, J. Inorg. Biochem. 105 (2011) 867-879.

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Membership in professional associations / societies

  • Croatian Chemical Society
  • Croatian Crystallographic Association 
  • Croatian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


  • member of Assistant Council, Ruđer Bošković Institute (2008-2013)
  • member of Division of Physical Chemistry Council (assistants' representative, 2008-2013)
  • member of Scientific Council, Ruđer Bošković Institute (Assistant Council's representative, 2011-2013)