Farmaceutski-biokemijski fakultet

University of Zagreb
Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry
since 1882

doc. dr. sc. Marija Kindl

Phone: 01 4828 308
Address: Department of Pharmacognosy
Marulićev trg 20/II, 10000 Zagreb

doc. dr. sc. Marija Kindl


Marija Kindl, PhD, works as a postdoctorand at the Department of Pharmacognosy. She takes part in graduate courses of Pharmacognosy I, Pharmacognosy II and Isolation of bioactive natural compounds. As a member of the Center of Applied Pharmacy, she participates in organizing and executing courses for continuous professional development of pharmacists. Her scientific interests include phytochemical and biological investigations of medicinal plants.



  • 2011-2016: Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, Postgraduate doctoral study Pharmaceutical Sciences, academic title: PhD, field of science: biomedicine and health
  • 2003-2008: Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb, Graduate study of Pharmacy, academic title: Master of Pharmacy


Work experience

  • 2016-present: Postdoctorand at the Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb
  • 2011-2016: Research assistant at the Department of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, University of Zagreb
  • 2009-2010: Pharmacist licensed for independent work at Gradska ljekarna Zagreb
  • 2008-2009: Pharmacist intern at Gradska ljekarna Zagreb



  • October - December 2012: Department of Pharmacognosy, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Karl-Franzens University of Graz, Austria



  • Associate on projects funded by the University of Zagreb:
    • Chromatographic profile and antimicrobial activity of essential oils from selected Lamiaceae species (2017)
    • Investigation of antimicrobial activity of plants from traditional Chinese medicine (2016)
    • Quality control and efficacy of herbal drugs from traditional Chinese medicine (2015)
    • Investigation of biomedical potential of plant secondary metabolites (2014)
    • Phytochemical characterization and biological effects of traditional medicinal plants (2013)
  • Associate on the bilateral Croatian-Chinese scientific project Search for antimicrobial agents from traditional Chinese and Mediterranean medicinal plants (2015-2017)
  • Associate on a project funded by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sports of the Republic of Croatia: Bioactive natural compounds: isolation, characterization and biological activities (2007- 2013, Project ID: 006-0061117-1238)


Awards and honours

  • Ernst-Mach scholarship, Graz, Austria (October - December 2012)
  • The Deans' award for student scientific work (AY 2006/2007)
  • Ministry of Science and Technology of the Republic of Croatia scholarship (2003-2008)




  • Croatian Chamber of Pharmacists (2009-present)
  • Croatian Pharmaceutical Society (2015-present)



  • Member of the scientific committee at the Student Symposium of Pharmacy and Medicinal biochemistry FARMEBS (2012, 2013, 2015, 2016)


The works included in the Croatian scientific bibliography (CROSBI)