Introduction of Textbook


A presentation of the textbook entitled "Strategies for the Development of Antiviral Drugs“, written by the authors Mladen Mintas and Karlo Wittine, was held at the University of Rijeka Department of Biotechnology on Monday, December 12th, 2016. The textbook was introduced by Professor Anđelka Radojčić Badovinac, Ph.D., the Head of the UNIRI Department of Biotechnology.

Professor Mladen Mintas, Ph.D., thereupon explained his guiding principle in writing this book. Professor Hrvoj Vančik, Ph.D., from the University of Zagreb Faculty of Science and the director and lead editor of the Medical Press/Publisher, Professor Anđa Rajič, also referred to this book. The book is just another success in a row in a long-term scientific cooperation between the author of the book and the Department of Biotechnology professors Krešimir Pavelić and Sandra Kraljević Pavelić.

The book is of interdisciplinary character based on heuristic approach and is designed as a university textbook to students from the UNIRI Department of Biotechnology, the University of Zagreb Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology, the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry and the School of Medicine in Zagreb, as well as to all scientists who engage in interdisciplinary research of developing new drugs.

Translator: Erna Halilović, University of Rijeka student-volunteer
English Language Editor for UNIRI: Iva Tijan, MA