University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Valentino Držaić, PhD

Valentino Držaić, PhD

Departmen of Animal Science and Technology
Office location: Building D
phone: +385 1 239 3900
e-mail: vdrzaic ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: wednesday from 12pm to 14pm

Academic qualifications

  • 2011 - 2016: PhD
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Postgraduate doctoral studies: Agricultural Sciences.
  • 2008 - 2010: MSc
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Graduate studies: Production and Procesing of Meat.
  • 2005 - 2008: BSc
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Undergraduate studies: Animal Sciences.

Employment and work experience

  • 2017 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Postdoctoral researcher
  • 2011 - 2017: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Assistant

Teaching

Research interests

  • Sheep and goat breeding
  • Technology of sheep and goat meat production
  • Use of molecular genetics in animal production
  • Effect of gene polymorphisms on quantitative traits of domestic animals

Training and research experience

  • 23. 02. 2015. - 10. 07. 2015.: Biotechnical Faculty University of Ljubljana (scientific)
    Department of Animal Science. Training for the purpose of doctoral work. Supervisor: Professor Peter Dovč, PhD.
  • 15. 03. 2013. - 15. 06. 2013.: Biotechnical Faculty University of Ljubljana (scientific)
    Department of Animal Science. Training for the purpose of doctoral work. Supervisor: Professor Peter Dovč, PhD.
  • 26. 07. 2010. - 04. 08. 2010.: Sant Istvan Egytem, Godollo, Hungary (scientific)
    Summer school: Molecular biology in Aquaculture (3 ECTS)

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Karakterizacija i uskladba genotipa, fenotipa i tehnologija proizvodnje Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Procjena uzgojnih vrijednosti za svojstva kakvoće mesa Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Valorizacija fenotipa i genotipa hrvatskih autohtonih pasmina domaćih životinja Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished

Publications

  • Držaić, V., Aščić, Š., Širić, I., Antunović, Z., Mioč, B. (2017).
    Utjecaj spola na klaoničke pokazatelje i mjere razvijenosti trupova janjadi travničke pramenke. Journal of central European agriculture. 18 (4): 918-928.
  • Kaić, A., Mioč, B., Širić, I., Držaić, V. (2016). Influence of sex and the slaughtering season on water-holding capacity and carcass composition in Istrian lambs. Veterinarski arhiv. 86 (1): 111-123.
  • Držaić, V., Mioč, B. (2015). Povezanost polimorfizama MTNR1A gena i sezonske poliestričnosti ovaca. Poljoprivreda (Osijek). 21 (2): 73-77.
  • Vnučec, I., Držaić, V., Mioč, B., Prpić, Z., Pavić, V., Antunović, Z. (2014). Carcass traits and meat colour of lambs from diverse production systems. Veterinarski arhiv. 84 (3): 251-263.

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=327255

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?hl=hr&user=4ac4iygAAAAJ