University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Maja Žulj Mihaljević, PhD

Maja Žulj Mihaljević, PhD

Department of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biometrics
Office location: 6th Pavilion, 3rd Floor, 304
phone: +385 1 239 3941
e-mail: mzulj ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: Mondays 14:00-15:00

Academic qualifications

  • 2011 - 2017: PhD
    Faculty of Agriculture, PhD thesis, The analysis of genetic structure and parentage of Croatian autochthonous grape varieties
  • 2004 - 2010: M.Sc.
    Faculty of Agriculture, thesis:Analysis of fruitset in grapevine cultivar Grk using classical methods and DNA markers

Employment and work experience

  • 2011 - 2017: Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    2011-2017 PhD student, young researcher

Teaching

Research interests

  • Molecular markers
  • Molecular plant breeding
  • Genetic identification
  • Population genetics

Training and research experience

  • 27. 09. 2016. - 29. 09. 2016.: Institute of field and vegetable crops (scientific)
    Advancements in Plant Breeding, Trial Design and Analysis
  • 18. 03. 2013. - 28. 05. 2013.: Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI) Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants Geilweilerhof (scientific)
    Genotyping of Croatian grapevine cultivars using Single Nucleotide Polymorphism

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Procjena genetske adaptabilnosti hrvatskog sortimenta kukuruza i soje u funkciji oplemenjivanja prema tolerantnosti na sušu Croatian science foundation in progress
Molekularna karakterizacija germplazme ratarskih kultura Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Primjena molekularno-genetičkih metoda u analizi agrobioraznolikosti i oplemenjivanju poljoprivrednog bilja Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Genetička identifikacija i genetska varijabilnost sorti vinove loze i voćaka MZOS finished

Publications

  • Zdunić G., Maul E., Hančević K., Leko M., Butorac L., Mucalo A., Radić T., Šimon S., Budić-Leto I., Žulj Mihaljević M., Maletić, E. (2017). Genetic Diversity of Wild Grapevine (Vitis vinifera subsp. sylvestris Gmel Hegi) in the Eastern Adriatic Region. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, AJEV. doi: 10.5344/ajev.2016.16072.
  • Maletić, E.; Pejić, I.; Karoglan Kontić, J.; Zdunić, G.; Preiner, D.; Šimon, S.; Andabaka, Ž.; Žulj Mihaljević, M.; Bubola, M.; Marković, Z.; Stupić, D.; Mucalo, A. (2015.), Ampelographic and genetic characterization of Croatian grapevine varieties. // Vitis. 54 Special Issue; 93-98.
  • Maul, E. Töpfer, R.; Carka, F.; Cornea, V.; M. Crespan, M.; Dallakyan, M.; De Andrés Domínguez, T.; De Lorenzi, G.; Dejeu, L.; Goryslavets, S.; Grando, S.; N. Hovannisyan, N.; Hudcovicova, M.; Hvarleva, T.; Ibáñez, J.; Kiss, E.; Kocsis, L.; Lacombe, T.; Laucou, V.; Maghradze, D.; Maletić, E.; Melyan, G.; Žulj Mihaljević, M.; Muñoz-Organero, G.; Musayev, M.; Nebish, A.; Popescu, C.F.; F. RegneR, F.; Risovanna, V.; Ruisa, S.; Salimov, V.; Savin, G.; A. Schneider, A.; Stajner, N.; Ujmajuridze, L.; Failla, O. (2015). Identification and characterization of grapevine genetic resources maintained in Eastern European Collections. Vitis 54; 5-12.
  • Žulj Mihaljević M,; Anhalt U., C.M.; Rühl E., Tomić Mugoša M., Forneck A., Zdunić G., Preiner D., Pejić I. (2015.) Cultivar Identity, Intravarietal Variation, and Health Status of Native Grapevine Varieties in Croatia and Montenegro. American journal of enology and viticulture. 66:4 +531-541
  • Halapija Kazija D., Jelačić T., Vujević P., Milinović B., Čiček D., Biško A., Pejić I., Šimon S., Žulj Mihaljević M.; Pecina M., Nikolić D., Grahić J. Drkenda P., Gaši F. (2014) Plum germplasm in Croatia and neighboring countries assessed by microsatellites and DUS descriptors. Tree genetics & genomes. 10(3):761-778
  • Žulj Mihaljević M., Šimon S., Pejić, I., Carka F., Sevo R., Kojić A., Gaši F., Tomić L. Jovanović Cvetković T., Maletić E., Preiner D., Božinović Z., Savin G., Cornea V., Maraš V., Tomić Mugoša M., Botu M., Popa A., Beleski K. (2013). Molecular characterization of old local grapevine varieties from South East European countries. Vitis, 52 (2),:69–76

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=327191

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=I5lFvi0AAAAJ&hl=hr&oi=ao