Dr. Tvrtko Smital

Head of laboratory
Head of laboratory
Telephone
+385 1 456 1088
Internal phone number
1538
Academic title
Assistant Professor
Address
Rudjer Boskovic Institute
Division for Marine and Environmental Research
Laboratory for Molecular Ecotoxicology
Bijenicka 54, 10000 Zagreb
Croatia
Curriculum vitae

Education

-       UniversityofZagreb, Faculty of Science; B. Sc., 1994, Biology-Ecology

-       UniversityofZagreb, Faculty of Science; Mr. Sc., 1998, Biology-Toxicology

-       UniversityofZagreb, Faculty of Science; PhD, 1999, Biology-Ecotoxicology

Research Areas

Specific research interests

Projects

Ongoing projects:

-        Ecotoxicological characterization of biologically active substances and complex marine environment samples – Project within the Centre for Excellence for Science and Technology – Integration of Mediterranean Region (ZCI-STIM;  https://stim.unist.hr/hr/) (2017-2021) – project funded by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund – the Operational Programme Competitiveness and Cohesion 2014-2020 (KK.01.1.1.01); principal investigator.

Classes

Educational Activities:

 - B. Raspor, T. Smital – Course Biological effects of metals and organic pollutants on marine organisms; Postgraduate study, Oceanology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb;

T. Smital – Course Ecotoxicology; Postgraduate study "Protection of Nature and the Environment", University of Osijek;

-  G. Klobučar, M. Pavlica, V. Garaj-Vrhovac, T. Smital – Course Biomarkers in Biomonitoring of Environmental Contamination; Postgraduate study in Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb.

Publications

Knjige i poglavlja u knjigama

Poglavlja u knjigama

Radovi u časopisima

Znanstveni i pregledni radovi

Radovi u zbornicima skupova

Znanstveni radovi u zbornicima skupova

  • Dražić, M., Bubalo, D., Smital, T., Krča, Sanja, Britvić, Smilja & Kezić, N. (2005) Expression of Multixenobiotic resistence of honeybee exposed to active compounds of medication drugs. U: Kovačević, V. & Jovanovac, S. (ur.)Proceedings, XL Croatian Symposium on Agriculture.

  • Hackenberger, B., Hylland, K., Raspor, B., Smital, T., Klobučar, G. & Stepić, S. (2003) Applicability of Molecular biomarkers to the quality monitoring of Croatian waters. U: Gereš, D. (ur.)3. hrvatska konferencija o vodama Hrvatske vode u 21. stoljeću : zbornik radova = 3rd Croatian Conference on Waters Croatian waters in the 21st century : proceedings.

  • Sauerborn, R., Stupin Polancec, D., Zaja, R. & Smital, T. (2003) Identification of the multidrug resistance-associated protein (MRP) related genes in several marine and freshwater fish species. U: 12th International Symposium on Pollutant Responses in Marine Organisms (PRIMO12) : conference proceedings.

Patenti

  • Kurelec, B., Smital, T. & Pivčević, B. (1996) Exstract from marine tropic alga introduced into Mediterranean, Caulerpa taxifolia, reverts multidrug resistance (MDR) in tumor cell culture.

Ocjenski radovi

Doktorske disertacije

  • Smital, T. (1999) 'Activity of the multixenobiotic resistance mechanism in aquatic organisms as an indicator of the environmental quality', doktorska disertacija, Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Zagreb.

Magistarski radovi

  • Smital, T. (1998) 'In vivo determination of the concentration of inhibitors of the multixenobiotic resistance mechanism (MXR) in river waters', magistarski rad, Prirodoslovno-matematički fakultet, Zagreb.

Membership in professional associations / societies

Member of Croatian Biological Society, Croatian Toxicological Society and International Society of Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety (SECOTOX).

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