Kata Majerski

Kata Majerski

prof. dr.

senior scientist
+385 1 468 0196

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+38514680195

Krilo 4/7C

Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička cesta 54
10000 Zagreb
Croatia

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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

Advisory board member of Croatica Chemica Acta

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) - 2009-2015
  • President of Scientific Field Committee for the Field of Chemistry (2009-2013)
  • Head of the Department of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry (2008-2014)
  • Member of the Scientific Council of RBI (2005-2014)
  • 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)
  • Counselor 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)