Z Krpetic

Lecturer in Physical Chemistry

School of Environment & Life Sciences

University of Salford

Nanotechnology, Nanoparticle Synthesis, Nanomedicine, Bio-Nano Interactions, Nanoparticle Characterisation, Physical Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Nanoparticle Functionalisation, Sensing, Cancer nanotechnology

After achieving her PhD in Chemistry at The University of Milan (Italy) in 2008 followed by her post-doctoral research training in the cross-disciplinary field of applied nanotechnology in the UK and Ireland Dr Krpetic joined the University of Salford, Manchester as a Lecturer in Physical Chemistry in September 2016, where she will be teaching Physical and Analytical Chemistry to(Level 5) BSc (Hons) Medicinal Chemistry students. Dr Krpetic previously worked in several academic institutions across UK and Europe Centre for BioNano Interactions (CBNI), University College Dublin (Ireland), The University of Liverpool (UK) and Stratchlyde University (UK) where she took an active role in several European, UK and Irish research projects: FP6 “NACARDIO”, EU FP7 “BisNano”, EPSRC funded “Science anmore...

- PhD in Chemistry, University of Milan, Italy (December 2008) Dissertation title: “Preparation, Characterisation and Biological Applications of Gold Nanoparticles” - MSc in Chemistry, University of Milan, Italy (July 2005) Dissertation title: “Gold Nanoparticles Stabilised by Mono and Polyfunctional, N and/or O Functionalised Organic Ligands. Applications in Biological Systems” Member of the Italian Chemical Society (Società Chimica Italiana), 2007.

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  1. Currell, F, Curley, S, Krpetic, Z ORCID: 0000-0003-1129-6831 and Bellringer, M 2017, 'From basics to clinic : Cancer Nanotechnology' , Cancer Nanotechnology, 8 (8) .
  2. Talamini, L., Violato, M. B., Cai, Q., Monopoli, M., Kantner, K., Krpetic, Z. ORCID: 0000-0003-1129-6831, Perez-Potti, A., Cookman, J., Garry, D., Silveira, C. P., Boselli, L., Pelaz, B., Sechi, T., Cambier, S., Gutleb, A. C., Feliu, N., Yan, Y., Salmona, M., Parak, W. J., Dawson, K. A. and Bigini, P. 2017, 'Influence of size and shape on the anatomical distribution of endotoxin-free gold nanoparticles' , ACS Nano, 11 (6) , pp. 5519-5529.
  3. Castagnola, V, Cookman, J, De Araujo, JM, Polo, E, Cai, Q, Silviera, P, Krpetic, Z ORCID: 0000-0003-1129-6831, Yan, Y, Boselli, L and Dawson, KA 2017, 'Towards a classification strategy for complex nanostructures' , Nanoscale Horizons, 2017 (2) , pp. 187-198.
  4. Marco A, C., P, Krpetic, Z ORCID: 0000-0003-1129-6831, Tiziano, S, Qi, C, Marco, M, João M., de A, Claudia, C, Luca, B, Valentina, C, Paolo, M and Kenneth A., D 2017, 'Detecting the shape of anisotropic gold nanoparticles in dispersion with single particle extinction and scattering' , Nanoscale, 8 .
  5. Krpetic, Z ORCID: 0000-0003-1129-6831, Anguissola, S, Garry, D, Kelly, PM and Dawson, KA 2014, 'Nanomaterials : impact on cells and cell organelles' , in: Nanomaterial : impacts on cell biology and medicine , Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, 811 , Springer Netherlands, pp. 135-156.
  6. Kelly, PM, Åberg, C, Polo, E, O'Connell, A, Cookman, J, Fallon, J, Krpetic, Z ORCID: 0000-0003-1129-6831 and Dawson, KA 2015, 'Mapping protein binding sites on the biomolecular corona of nanoparticles' , Nature Nanotechnology, 10 (5) , pp. 472-479.
  7. Masetti, M, Xie, H, Krpetić, Z ORCID: 0000-0003-1129-6831, Recanatini, M, Alvarez-Puebla, RA and Guerrini, L 2015, 'Revealing DNA interactions with exogenous agents by surface-enhanced raman scattering' , Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137 (1) , pp. 469-476.
  8. Guerrini, L, Krpetic, Z ORCID: 0000-0003-1129-6831, Van Lierop, D, Alvarez-Puebla, RA and Graham, D 2014, 'Direct surface-enhanced raman scattering analysis of DNA duplexes' , Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 54 (4) , pp. 1144-1148.
  9. M. Cioran, A, Teixidor, F, Krpetic, Ž ORCID: 0000-0003-1129-6831, Brust, M and Viñas, C 2014, 'Preparation and characterization of au nanoparticles capped with mercaptocarboranyl clusters' , Dalton Trans., 43 (13) , pp. 5054-5061.
  10. Gordillo, GJ, Krpetic, Z ORCID: 0000-0003-1129-6831 and Brust, M 2014, 'Interactions of gold nanoparticles with a phospholipid monolayer membrane on mercury' , ACS Nano, 8 (6) , pp. 6074-6080.