University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Assist. Prof. Ivan Širić, PhD

Assist. Prof. Ivan Širić, PhD

Department of Animal Science and Technology
Office location: Bulding II, 2nd Floor, Room 054
phone: +385 1 239 3899
e-mail: isiric ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: Croatian, English
Consultations: Wednesday from 10 to 12 hours

Academic qualifications

  • 2011 - 2014: Doctoral dissetration
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Heavy metals in edible saprophitic and ectomycorrhizal maushrooms in northern and coastal Croatia
  • 2004 - 2009: Graduate thesis
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Exterior characteristics of Dalmatian Pramenka sheep and rams

Employment and work experience

  • 2012 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    2016. - now: Assistant Professor
    2011. - 2016.: Junior researcher
  • 2010 - 2011: Sjemenarna Zagreb d.d.
    Procurement specialist

Teaching

Research interests

  • Mushrooms - bioindicators of environmental pollution
  • Production of saprotrophic and mycorrhizal mushrooms
  • Medicinal propertis of mushrooms
  • Food safety

Training and research experience

  • 07. 01. 2013. - 28. 02. 2013.: University of Ljubljana Biotehnical Faculty (scientific)
  • 01. 06. 2012. - 30. 09. 2012.: University of Ljubljana Biotehnical Faculty (expert)

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
Mesne odlike hrvatskih pasmina ovaca MZOS finished

Publications

  • 1. Tucaković, Ivana; Barišić, Delko; Grahek, Željko; Kasap, Ante; Širić, Ivan (2018): 137Cs in mushrooms from Croatia sampled 15 to 30 years after Chernobyl. Journal of environmental radioactivity. 118; 147-151.
    2. Širić, Ivan; Kasap, Ante; Bedeković, Dalibor; Falandysz, Jerzy (2017): Lead, cadmium and mercury contents and bioaccumulation potential of wild edible saprophytic and ectomycorrhizal mushrooms. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B. 52, 3; 156-165.
    3. Kasap, Ante; Kaić, Ana; Širić, Ivan; Antunović, Zvonko; Mioč, Boro (2017):The random regression coefficient approach in analysis of earlygrowth of Alpine and Saanen kids. // Small ruminant research. 150 (2017) ; 40-45
    4. Širić, Ivan; Humar, Miha; Kasap, Ante; Kos, Ivica; Mioč, Boro; Pohleven, Franc (2016): Heavy metal bioaccumulation by wild edible saprophytic and ectomycorrhizal mushrooms. Environmental science and pollution research international. 23, 18; 18239-18252.
    5. Širić, Ivan; Kasap, Ante; Kos, Ivica; Tomić, Draženko; Markota, Tomislava; Poljak, Milan (2016): Heavy metal contents and bioaccumulation potential of some wild edible mushrooms. Šumarski list. 140, 1/2; 29-37.
    6. Širić, Ivan; Kos, Ivica; Kasap, Ante; Petković, Fran Zvonimir; Držaić, Valentino (2016): Heavy metals bioaccumulation by edible saprophytic mushrooms. Journal of central European agriculture. 17, 3; 884-900.

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/327211?w_mentor=1

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

Other professional activities

  • 2017: Faculty of Agriculture Zagreb
    Member of the "Study Council" of Postgraduate doctoral study Agricultural Sciences
  • 2017: Faculty of Agriculture Zagreb
    Head of extracurricular activities "Mushroom group"
  • 2017: University of Zagreb
    Member of the Biotechnical Council
  • 2017: International Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Analysis
    Editorial Board Membership
  • 2017: University of Zagreb
    Coordinator of the Working Group for undergraduate, graduate, integrated undergraduate and graduate and professional study programs of the Faculty of Agriculture
  • 2016: Faculty of Agriculture
    MOZVAG Coordinator - evaluation of study programs
  • 2014 - 2016: Mushroom society Kamilo Blagaić
    Board member of the mushroom society
  • 2012: Mushroom society Kamilo Blagaić
    Member of the mushroom society