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Dr. Suzana Šegota

Senior scientist
+385 1 456 1185
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Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička 54
HR-10000 Zagreb

Curriculum vitae


    • 2003., PhD., Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, "Fractal clusters of associated colloids", supervisor prof. Đ. Težak
    • 1998., Master of Science, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, "Investigation of Amphiphilic Triblock–Copolymer by Light- and X-Ray Scattering Methods", supervisor prof. Đ. Težak
    • 1993., Bachelor of Science Th., Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, "Investigation of Angular Light Scattering on Polydispersed particles", supervisor prof. Đ. Težak

Research Areas

Specific research interests


2013 - 2014., "Study of the Interaction of Ligand Coated Nanoparticles with the Lipid Membranes", S. Šegota, Lj. Fruk, DAAD German-Croatian Collaboration Projects, Principle Investigator

Protective mechanisms and effects of nano-delivered flavonoids in model cell membranes and neurons (NanoFlavNeuroProtect), project supported by Croatian science foundation, PI. S. Šegota.

Nanostructured carriers for controlled release of flavonoids as a potential therapeutics for treatment of Alzheimers' disease, Croatian- Serbian bilateral project, PI. S. Šegota.

Biocompatible nanoparticles with enhanced therapeutic efficacy of flavonoids in food, project supported by BICRO POC 6, PI S. Šegota


AFM method was applied in realization of three PhD in collaboration with School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb; Faculty of Textile Technology, University of Zagreb, and  two Bachelor of Science Ths., in collaboratio with Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb

1. Sanja Štefančić "Efect of corrosive medium on the structure and properties of dental ceramics"
    School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagrebu, 2013., PhD

2. Sanja Ercegović: "Target modification of textile material properties using plasma and metal compounds", Faculty of Textile Technology, University of Zagreb, 2010., PhD

3. Boris Klaić: "Analysis of the Co/Cr i Ni/Cr alloy surface using Atomic force microscopy at nanometer scalei", School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb, 2009., PhD

4. Križan, Ivan: "Characterization of sol-gel TiO2 films on glass substrate", Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, 2010., Bachelor of Science Thesis

5. Simara Matija: "Preparation and photocatalytic activity of sol-gel TiO2 coatings",  Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, 2009., Bachelor of Science Thesis

Publications - editorial books

Zbornik radova s konferencije

Publications - book chapters

Izvorni znanstveni rad

Publications - journal articles

Izvorni znanstveni rad

Pregledni rad (znanstveni)

Publications - conference proceedings

Sažetak izlaganja sa skupa

Izvorni znanstveni rad

Publications - Conference journals

Sažetak izlaganja sa skupa

Publications - Conference unpublished

Neobjavljeni prilog sa skupa

Publications - Graded papers

Magistarski rad (mr. sc. i mr. art.)

Diplomski rad

Doktorska disertacija

Sveučilišni preddiplomski završni rad

Other Publications



Membership in professional associations / societies

  • 2015 – Croatian Biophysical Society

    2015 - National representative and MC member, COST Action ES1205

    1998 - European Colloid and Interface Society

    1995 - Croatian Microscopy Society

    1993 - Croatian Chemical Society 

Other research interests:

  • structural adaptation of nanoparticles and organic molecules (e.g. flavanoids) within different model membranes
  • molecular structure, thermodynamics, elastic properties of mixed model membranes using AFM and FTIR spectroscopy

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