University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Assoc. Prof. Jelena Ramljak, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Jelena Ramljak, PhD

Department of Animal Science and technology
Office location: Object D
phone: +385 1 239 3989
e-mail: jramljak ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatia, english
Consultations: Wednesday from 12 to 14

Academic qualifications

  • 2005 - 2011: PhD
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture; Estimation of genetic variability within and between Croatian native cattle breeds
  • 1995 - 2005: M.S.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture; Some production traits of Kupreska pramenka sheep on Island Brač

Employment and work experience

  • 2005 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    2005-2011 Young researcher - Assistent
    2011-2012 Young researcher - Senior Assistent
    2012-now Professor Assistant
  • 2004 - 2005: Westfalia Surge d.o.o.
    2004-2005 Correspondent for import

Teaching

Research interests

  • Phylogenetic studies
  • Molecular genetics
  • Biotechnology in horse breeding
  • Breeding practices in horse breeding
  • Preservation of genetic resources and indigenous breeds of domestic animals

Training and research experience

  • 01. 02. 2015. - 01. 02. 2016.: LMU (scientific)
    Department of Animal Genetics and Husbandry; Munich, Germany
  • 22. 11. 2010. - 02. 12. 2010.: IAEA (scientific)
    International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Seibersdorf, Austrija
  • 01. 05. 2009. - 01. 07. 2009.: LMU (scientific)
    Department of Animal Genetics and Husbandry; Munich, Germany
  • 03. 03. 2008. - 30. 05. 2008.: LMU (scientific)
    Department of Animal Genetics and Husbandry; Munich, Germany
  • 01. 09. 2007. - 30. 12. 2007.: LMU (scientific)
    Department of Animal Genetics and Husbandry; Munich, Germany
  • 01. 09. 2006. - 30. 12. 2006.: LMU (scientific)
    Department of Animal Genetics and Husbandry; Munich, Germany

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
Tipizacija i inventarizacija genetskih obilježja goveda u Hrvatskoj MZOS finished

Publications

  • Ćurković, M., Ramljak, J., Ivanković, S., Mioč, B., Ivanković, A., Pavić, V., Brka, M., Veit-Kensch, C. & Medugorac, I. (2016) The genetic diversity and structure of 18 sheep breeds exposed to isolation and selection. Journal of animal breeding and genetics, 133, 71-80. doi:10.1111/jbg.12160

    Ivanković, 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, 519-528.

    Maretto, F., Ramljak, J., Sbarra, F., Penasa, M., Cassandro, M., Mantovani, R., Ivanković, A. & Bittante, G. (2012) Genetic relationships among Italian and Croatian Podolian cattle breeds assessed by microsatellite markers. Livestock Science,150, 256-264. doi:10.1016/j.livsci.2012.09.011

    Ramljak, J., Ivankovć, A., Veit-Kensch, C, Förster, M. & Međugorac, I. (2011) Analysis of genetic and cultural conservation value of three indigenous Croatian cattle breeds in a local and global context. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics, 128, 73-84. doi: 10.1111/j.1439-0388.2010.00905.x

    Medugorac, I., Veit-Kensch, C., Ramljak, J., Brka, M., Marković, B., Stojanović, S. Bytyqi, H., Kochoski, Lj., Kume, K., Grünenfelder, HP., Bennewitz, J., & Förster, M. (2011) Conservation priorities of genetic diversity in domesticated metapopulations: a study in taurine cattle breeds. Ecology and evolution, 1, 408-420. doi: 10.1002/ece3.39

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=270702

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