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Dr. Nadica Ivošević DeNardis

Senior scientist
+385 1 456 1128
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Ruđer Bošković Institute
POB 180, 10 000 Zagreb, Croatia


  • 1997, Ph. D. in chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb. Thesis: "Wetting and spreading of organic droplets at a charged, conductive interface"
  • 1995, M. Sc. in oceanography, Graduate Study in Oceanography, University of Zagreb. Thesis: "Organic particles in seawater: Interaction with the mercury electrode"
  • 1993, B. Sc. in chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb. Thesis: "Interaction of droplets of organic liquids at a charged, conductive interface"

Research Areas

Specific research interests


International Visegrad Fund, 2022-2024., Research network V4-Croatia for the development of novel drug carriers from algae (project coordinator: N. Ivošević DeNardis, Ruđer Bošković Institute). Partners: Institute of Microbiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Trebon, Czech Republic (O. Prasil), Comenius University Bratislava, Faculty of Pharmacy, Bratislava, Slovakia (M. Klacsova), Biological Research Centre, Szeged, Hungary (T. Pali), Institute of Nuclear Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Krakow, Poland (J. Zemla).

Croatia-France Program Cogito Partners Hubert Curien, 2021-20222., Evaluation of the biophysical and physiological effects of salinity stress on algal cells and its consequences for cell aggregation (project leaders: N. Ivošević DeNardis, Cecile Formosa Dague, Toulouse Biotechnology Institute, France)

Croatian science foundation, 2018-2022., From algal cell surface properties to stress markers for aquatic ecosystems, PI N. Ivošević DeNardis

International Visegrad Fund, 2017-2018., Algal cell biophysical properties as markers for environmental stress in aquatic systems (project coordinator: N. Ivošević DeNardis, partneri: Czech Technical University, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Prague, Czech Republic; Faculty of Science and Informatics, University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary;  Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Trnava, Slovakia)

Croatia-France Program Cogito Partners Hubert Curien, 2013-2014: Electrotransfer of plasmid DNA in vesicles and cells by application of atomic force microscopy, electrochemical methods and mathematical modeling (project leaders N. Ivošević DeNardis, Marie-Pierre Rols,Institut de Pharmacologie et de Biologie Structurale, Toulouse, France)

Croatia-Montenegro bilateral cooperation in science, technology, 2013-2014: Impact assesment and determination of organic pollutants in the waters of the Boka Kotorska (project leaders: N. Ivošević DeNardis, Zoran Kljaić, Institute of Marine Biology, Kotor, Montenegro)

Croatia-Slovenia Cooperation in Science and Technology, 2010-2011: Adhesion of liposomes at electrode (project leaders: N. Ivošević DeNardis, P. Ziherl, Institute of Jožef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Awards and Achievements

2021. Ruđer Bošković Institute Annual Award for the publication of research paper in the international peer-reviewed journal (Q1)

1999. Fulbright postdoctoral fellowship, University of Connecticut, CT, USA

Zbornik radova s konferencije

Sažetak izlaganja sa skupa

Neobjavljeni prilog sa skupa

Doktorska disertacija

Diplomski rad


Membership in professional associations / societies

COST Action CA18238, 2019/2023, European transdisciplinary networking platform for marine biotechnology (Ocean4Bioech), MC member

COST Action CA15126, 2015/2020, Between Atom and Cell: Integrating Molecular Biophysics Approaches for Biology and Healthcare (MOBIEU), MC member

COST Action TD1104, 2011/2016, European network for development of electroporation-based technologies and treatments (EP4Bio2Med), substitute MC member

International Society for Electroporation-Based Technologies and Treatments

International Society of Electrochemistry

Croatian biophysical society

Croatian chemical society

Research abroad

2002, Fellowship, Department of Biochemistry,  Biophysics and Chemistry of Macromolecules, University of Trieste, Italy

1999-2000,  Fulbright postdoctoral fellowship, Department of Marine Science, University of Connecticut, CT, USA

1996, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, USA

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