University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Assoc. Prof. Mirna Mrkonjić Fuka, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Mirna Mrkonjić Fuka, PhD

Office location: 3th Pavilion, 2nd Floor
phone: +385 1 239 4034
e-mail: mfuka ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english, german
Consultations: wednesday, 11-12

Academic qualifications

  • 2003 - 2007: PhD
    Technical University Munich, Germany
    Structural and functional diversity of proteolytic genes in an arable field
  • 1995 - 2002: M.Sc
    Faculty of science, University of Zagreb
    Investigation of Black Pasque Flower (Pulsatilla pratensis subs. nigricans) at Ravna Gora in Hrvatsko Zagorje

Employment and work experience

  • 2007 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
  • 2006 - 2006: Biotechnical Faculty University Ljubljana
  • 2003 - 2006: Technical University Munich

Teaching

Research interests

  • Food microbiology
  • Functional and structural diversity of microbial communities
  • Molecular markers and microbial phylogenetics
  • Microbial ecology
  • Application and development of molecular tools to study in situ microbial diversity

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Očuvanje mikrobne raznolikosti povezane s proizvodnjom tradicionalnih hrvatskih kobasica od mesa divljači: biotehnološka i sigurnosna karakterizacija Croatian science foundation in progress
Mikrobiota buraga i fecesa divljih preživača: longitudinalni odnos dobrobiti životinje i širenja patogenih bakterija MZO in progress
Fenotipska i genotipska karakterizacija bakterijskih kultura izoliranih iz različitih agroekosustava Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Mikroinkapsulacija korisnih bakterija u poljoprivredi Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Povećanje vijabilnosti korisnih bakterija s potencijalom primjene u različitim agroekosustavima Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Primjena korisnih mikrobnih populacija u integriranoj poljoprivredi Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Abundance and diversity of bacteria of the genus Enterococcus in cheese products with multiple resistance against antibiotics MZO finished
Mikrobiološka kontrola kvalitete autohonih mekih i tvrdih ovčijih sireva MZOS finished
Tracking of pathogenic and beneficial microflora from fresh wild boar meat and fermented wild boar meat sausages produced by traditional procedures in Croatia and Austria MZO finished

expert

Title Funding Status
Aplikacija mikrobnih kultura u cilju unapređenja tehnologije proizvodnje tradicionalnih kobasica od divlje svinje VIP - Vijeće za istraživanja u poljoprivredi finished

teaching

Title Funding Status
Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Agriculture in Alps-Adriatic Region Other finished

Publications

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=302630

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?hl=hr&user=PBQbnU4AAAAJ