University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Assoc. Prof. Miljenko Konjačić, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Miljenko Konjačić, PhD

Department of Animal Science and Technology
Office location: Building D
phone: +385 1 239 4015
e-mail: mkonjacic ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: Croatian
Consultations: Wednesday 10-12

Academic qualifications

  • 2005 - 2009: Ph.D.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, The effect of genotype, gender and final body weight on the carcass and meat quality of calves
  • 2001 - 2005: M.Sc.
    Faculty of Agriculture University of Zagreb, Exterior and genetic characteristics of Busha in Croatia
  • 1995 - 2000: B.Sc.
    Faculty of Agriculture University of Zagreb, Cattle production on family farm in the region Kalnik
  • 1993 - 1995: Agriculture engineer
    Agricultural Institute Križevci, Cattle production on the farm Konjačić

Employment and work experience

  • 2001 - : Faculty of Agriculture University of Zagreb
    2001. - 2003. - young researcher
    2003. - 2009.- young researcher, assistant
    2009. - 2010. - young researcher, senior assistant
    2010. - 2016. - Assistant Professor
    2016. - now - Associate professor

Teaching

Teaching outside the AGR

  • Cattle breeding
    Polytechnic "Marko Marulić" in Knin
  • Farm management
    Polytechnic "Marko Marulić" in Knin

Research interests

  • Cattle breeding and feeding
  • Biotechnology in cattle production
  • Management in animal production
  • Conservation genetic resources (in situ, ex situ) - endangered breeds
  • Organic animal production

Training and research experience

  • 21. 04. 2004. - 28. 04. 2004.: Biotehniška Fakulteta v Ljubljani (scientific)
    Filogenetic researching of the cattle mt DNA
  • 29. 03. 2004. - 04. 04. 2004.: Biotehniška Fakulteta v Ljubljani (scientific)
    Filogenetic researching of the cattle mt DNA
  • 23. 02. 2004. - 05. 03. 2004.: Biotehniška Fakulteta v Ljubljani (scientific)
    Filogenetic researching of the cattle mt DNA

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Karakterizacija i uskladba genotipa, fenotipa i tehnologija proizvodnje Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Genetski, reprodukcijski i proizvodni profil ovaca i koza uzgajanih u Hrvatskoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Karakterizacija proizvodnih i genetskih odlika domaćih životinja u Republici Hrvatskoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Valorizacija fenotipa i genotipa hrvatskih autohtonih pasmina domaćih životinja Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Tipizacija i inventarizacija genetskih obilježja goveda u Hrvatskoj MZOS finished

expert

Title Funding Status
Primjena novih tehnologija s ciljem povećanja konkurentnosti uzgoja teladi na obiteljskim poljoprivrednim gospodarstvima VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi in progress

Publications

  • vanković, A., Paprika, S., Ramljak, J., Dovč, P., Konjačić, M. (2014)
    Mitochondrial DNA-based genetic evaluation of autochthonous cattle breeds in Croatia, Czech journal of animal science, 59, 11, 519-528
  • Kelava Ugarković, N., Ivanković, A., Konjačić, M. (2013) Effect of breed and age on beef carcass quality, fatness and fatty acid composition, Archiv für Tierzucht, 56, 97, 958-970. doi: doi.fbn-dummerstorf.de/2013/at56a097.
  • Konjačić, M., Marković, T., Ivanković, A., Stručić, D. (2015) Effect of year and season on the chemical composition and hygienic quality of organic cows milk, Stočarstvo : časopis za unapređenje stočarstva, 69, 3-4; 45-53.
  • Kelava Ugarković, N., Konjačić, M., Ivanković, A. (2013) Effect of TG and DGAT1 polymorphisms on beef carcass traits and fatty acid profile, Acta veterinaria (Beograd), 63, 1, 89-99. doi: doiserbia.nb.rs/img/doi/0567-8315/2013/0567-83151301089K.
  • Ramljak, J., Ivanković, A., Držaić, V., Konjačić, M. (2017) Frequency of the GHR gene in beef population in Croatia, 52. hrvatski i 12. međunarodni simpozij agronoma / Vila, Sonja ; Antunović ; Zvonko (ur.).
    Osijek : Poljoprivredni fakultet Sveučilišta Josipa Jurja Strossmayera u Osijeku, 2017. 571-574.
  • Konjačić, M., Baričević, I., Zrakić, M., Houška, N., Županac, G., Salajpal, K., Ivanković, A., Ramljak, J.
    (2017) Characteristics of calves breeding on Zagreb county family farms, Zbornik radova 52. hrvatski i 12. međunarodni simpozij agronoma, Vila, Sonja., Antunović, Zvonko (ur.).
    Osijek : Poljoprivredni fakultet Sveučilišta Josipa Jurja Strossmayera u Osijeku, 523-527.

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=270581

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=JAwsnBwAAAAJ&hl=hr