University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Assist. Prof. Martina Grdiša, PhD

Assist. Prof. Martina Grdiša, PhD

Office location: 2nd Pavilion, 3rd floor
phone: +385 1 239 3623
e-mail: mgrdisa ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: Tuesday from 12pm to 14pm

Academic qualifications

  • 2006 - 2011: PhD
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Morphological, Chemical, and Genetic Diversity of Dalmatian pyrethrum (Tanacetum cinerariifolium /Trev./ Schultz Bip.)
  • 1998 - 2004: MSc
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Genetic modification of plants for resistance to insects and diseases

Employment and work experience

  • 2006 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Seed Science and Technology
    2015-now: Assistant professor
    2006-2015: Young researcher-teaching assistant
  • 2004 - 2005: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Pomology
    Expert associate

Teaching

Research interests

  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
  • Insecticide and repellent plants
  • Plant Genetic Resources Conservation
  • Molecular methods in biodiversity analysis

Training and research experience

  • 04. 12. 2017. - 14. 03. 2017.: Asolutic, Milestone i LabTech (scientific)
    Workshop: Application of microwave technology in the field of extraction and sample preparation
  • 04. 12. 2017. - 23. 01. 2016.: Forum for Freedom in Education (teaching)
    Active Learning and Critical Thinking in Higher Education
  • 25. 05. 2017. - 25. 05. 2017.: AlphaChrom i Asolutic (scientific)
    Workshop: Essential oils – isolation and chromatographic analysis
  • 01. 07. 2014. - 01. 07. 2014.: National and University Library in Zagreb (scientific)
    Workshop: Bibliometric library services 2- metric indicators of the journals
  • 18. 10. 2010. - 22. 10. 2010.: University of Zagreb, Doctoral Studies And Programmes Office (scientific)
    Workshop: Writing Effectively about your Research
  • 14. 04. 2008. - 14. 04. 2008.: National and University Library in Zagreb (scientific)
    Workshop: Secondary sources of scientific information: bibliographic and citation databases
  • 07. 05. 2007. - 07. 06. 2007.: University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty (scientific)
    CEEPUS scholarship; Methods in Molecular Diversity Analysis.
  • 11. 12. 2006. - 15. 12. 2006.: Ruđer Bošković Institute (scientific)
    Course: Methods in DNA and RNA analysis
  • 04. 10. 2006. - 06. 10. 2006.: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture and Croatian Botanical Society (scientific)
    Advanced course: Molecular Diversity Analysis

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Genetska osnova insekticidnog potencijala dalmatinskog buhača (Tanacetum cinerariifolium /Trevir./ Sch. Bip.) Croatian science foundation in progress
Genetska osnova količne bioaktivnih hranivih tvari hrvatskih populacija graha Croatian science foundation in progress
Upotreba mikrosatelitnih biljega kod bosiljka i dalmatinskog buhača Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
ZNANSTVENI CENTAR IZVRSNOSTI ZA BIORAZNOLIKOST I MOLEKULARNO OPLEMENJIVANJE BILJA (CroP-BioDiv) Europski fond za regionalni razvoj in progress
Epigenetička vs. genetička raznolikost prirodnih biljnih populacija: Studija slučaja hrvatskih endemičnih kadulja Croatian science foundation finished
Razvitak i upotreba mikrosatelitnih biljega za bosiljak i dalmatinski buhač Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Razvitak mikrosatelitnih biljega upotrebom različitih pristupa: genomne knjižnice, sekvence EST i sekvenciranje sljedeće generacije Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Razvoj novih molekularnih biljega i njihova upotreba u identifikaciji kultivara i populacijskoj genetici Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Bioraznolikost ljekovitog i aromatičnog bilja MZOS finished
HRVATSKA BANKA BILJNIH GENA (HBBG) MZOS finished

Publications

  • Varga, F., Carović-Stanko, K., Ristić, M., Grdiša, M., Liber, Z. & Šatović, Z. (2017) Morphological and biochemical intraspecific characterization of Ocimum basilicum L. Industrial crops and products, 109, 611-618. doi:10.1016/j.indcrop.2017.09.018.

    Carović-Stanko, K., Liber, Z., Vidak, M., Barešić, A., Grdiša, M., Lazarević, B., Šatović, Z. (2017) Genetic Diversity of Croatian Common Bean Landraces. Frontiers in Plant Science. 8, 604-1-604-8. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2017.00604

    Rešetnik, I. Baričević, D., Batîr Rusu, D., Carović-Stanko, K., Chatzopoulou, P., Dajić-Stevanović, Z., Gonceariuc, M., Grdiša, M., Greguraš, D., Ibraliu, A., Jug- Dujaković, M., Krasniqi, E., Liber, Z., Murtić, S., Pećanac, D., Radosavljević, I., Stefkov, G., Stešević, D., Šoštarić, I., Šatović, Z. (2016) Genetic diversity and demographic history of wild and cultivated/naturalised plant populations: evidence from Dalmatian Sage (Salvia officinalis L., Lamiaceae). PLoS One. 11, 7; e0159545-e0159545. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0159545

    Grdiša, M., Liber, Z., Radosavljević, I., Carović-Stanko, K., Kolak, I., Šatović, Z. (2014) Genetic Diversity and Structure of Dalmatian Pyrethrum (Tanacetum cinerariifolium Trevir. /Sch./ Bip., Asteraceae) within the Balkan Refugium. PLoS ONE 9(8): e105265. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105265

    Grdiša, M., Babić, S., Periša, M., Carović-Stanko, K., Kolak, I., Liber, Z., Jug-Dujaković, M., Šatović, Z. (2012) Chemical diversity of the natural populations of Dalmatian pyrethrum (Tanacetum cinerariifolium /Trevir. /Sch. Bip.) in Croatia. Chemistry & Biodiversity 10 (3): 460-472

    Babić, S., Grdiša, M., Periša, M., Ašperger, D., Šatović, Z., Kaštelan- Macan, M. (2013) Ultrasound-assisted extraction of pyrethrins from pyrethrum flowers. Agrochimica LVI (4-5): 193-206

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/283245?page=1&w_mentor=1

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=qecrD2IAAAAJ&hl=en

Other professional activities

  • 2016: Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus / Scientific Editor for Plant Sciences
  • 2006 - 2015: Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus / Young Editor