Maja Dutour Sikiric
Maja Dutour Sikirić received her doctorate from the Faculty of Sciences, University of Zagreb. During her studies she has acquired experience and developed an interest in organic - inorganic interactions in crystallization, as related to biomineralization, and physicochemical properties of novel gemini surfactants in solution and solid state. She joined Casali Institute of Applied Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem for Postdoctoral studies during which she was working on the development of organic-inorganic nanocomposites, to be used as coatings for metal prosthetic implants. After returning to Ruđer Bošković Institute she has continued her work on crystallization of calcium phosphates, nanocomposite biomaterials as well as using DLS for characterization of nanoparticles in different matrices. She is currently employed as Head of the Laboratory for biocolloids and interface chemistry, Division of Physical Chemistry.