Ljiljana is Associate Professor of BioNano Engineering, teaches Bionanotechnology, Chemical Product Design and Engineering Ethics at the University of Cambridge, and is a fellow of Sidney Sussex College.
Ljiljana obtained her International Baccalaureate from United World College of the Adriatic (Italy), studied chemistry at the University of Zagreb and then went on to explore advanced biospectroscopy (PhD at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow) and DNA structuring and artificial enzyme design (postdoc in group of Prof. Niemeyer at Technical University of Dortmund).
Ljiljana is a Principal Investigator on the EPSRC IRC in Targeted Delivery for Hard-to-Treat Cancers, an interdisciplinary research programme which comprises of 18 PIs working across six universities. The aims of the programme are to develop and validate high-capacity vehicles, injectable gels, and implantable devices to better target hard-to-treat cancers (including pancreatic cancer) enhancing treatment efficacy by increasing the rate and extent of drug activity at the tumour site. You can read more about this here.