Biserka Kojić-Prodić

Biserka Kojić-Prodić

Dr. sc.

Distinguished Scientist-Emerita
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1968 PhD in Chemistry, University of Zagreb

1963 MSc in Chemistry, University of Zagreb

1961 BSc in Chemistry, University of Zagreb

1988 Synchrotron Station DESY Hamburg

1983-1984 University of Utrecht

1976-1977 Medical Foundation of Buffalo, Texas Christian University Fort Worth

1972  University of Uppsala, Chemistry Department


Principal investigator in 2 Research projects funded by the Croatian Ministry of Science; PI in the Research project funded by Volkswagen-Stiftug (1997-2000), Coordinator and PI in the Research project funded by the EU (Utrecht, 1991-1994),PI in the  Research project funded by National Scince Foundation of USA (Buffalo 1988-1992), and a long-time collaboration with PLIVA (Zagreb) pharmaceutical industry (1972-2001); principal investigator in 14 bilateral collaborations.

Awards and Achievements

2011 Rudjer Boskovic Institute Award

2010 National Science Award for Life Achievement

2005 Distinguished Scientist

2003 Member of European Academy of Sciences Brussels

1995 and 2000 DAAD Visiting Scientist Award

1997 Croatian Academy of Science and Arts Award

1971 National Science Award


Selected Topics on X-ray Crystallography, University of Zagreb, PhD study in Chemistry

Diffraction Methods in Crystallography, University of Zagreb, PhD studies  in Chemistry, Life Science,  and Pharmacy

Instrumental Analytical  Methods, University of Zagreb, Academy of Art, Department of Conservation and Restauration

Membership in professional associations / societies

European Academy of Sciences, Brussels

Croatian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Croatian Crystallographic Association and Croatian Association of Crystallogrphers


Research interest: X-ray crystallography - structural chemistry of biologically and pharmacologically active substances; structural molecular biology of plant growth hormone-auxin; molecular enzymology- structure and activity of lipases; correlation of structure & properties, computer modelling and data bases; proton and charge transfer in chemical and biological systems; synthesis of ferroelectrics at high temperature, phase analysis of raw materials and products in industry, analysis of biomaterials used in medicinal diagnostics, characterization of archaeological samples (pigments, stones, books, metal objects), implementation of software and development of numerical methods in crystallography; implementation of databases.

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