University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Prof. Snježana Bolarić, PhD

Department of Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Biometrics
Office location: 6th Pavilion, 3rd floor, room number 307
phone: +385 1 239 3628
e-mail: sbolaric ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, german, english
Consultations: thusday, from 10am to 12pm

Academic qualifications

  • 1997 - 2002: Ph. D.
    Assesment of agronomic traits of clover-grass mixtures important for breeding and farming.
  • 1994 - 1996: Mr.Sc.
    Master of science:
    The inheritance of grain and non-grain part of maize for silage.
  • 1989 - 1993: Dipl. ing.
    The response of maize hybrids to the environmental condition in field production.

Employment and work experience

  • 1993 - : University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Teaching

Research interests

  • Fodder crop breeding
  • Breeding for resistance to abiotic stress
  • Organic plant breeding
  • Conservation of plant genetic resources
  • Application of DNA molecular markers in plant breeding
  • DNA identification of cultivated plant varieties

Training and research experience

  • 26. 09. 2011. - 30. 09. 2011.: Swedish Biodiversity Centre (scientific)
    Statistical analysis of genetic diversity and scientific publication
  • 02. 03. 2009. - 13. 03. 2009.: Nordgen (scientific)
    Application of genetic and molecular markers in gene banks
  • 01. 06. 2000. - 03. 07. 2000.: Georg August University Goettingen (teaching)
    Curriculum Network in the Agricultural Sciences in Southeastern Europe
  • 07. 04. 1997. - 01. 02. 2000.: University of Hoehenheim, State Department for Plant Breeding (scientific)
    Application of molecular markers in detection of gene pools of ryegrass
  • 15. 02. 1997. - 21. 03. 1997.: Deptment of Plant Production and Agricultural Technology (scientific)
    Gene transfer technology.
  • 01. 03. 1994. - 30. 03. 1994.: Deptment of Plant Production and Agricultural Technology (scientific)
    Applications of molecular markers in plant breeding

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Taksonomija, ekologija i upotreba rogača (Ceratonia siliqua L.) i lovora (Laurus nobilis L.) u Hrvatskoj Croatian science foundation in progress
Revitalizacija, selekcija i mikropropagacija poljoprivrednih kultura za održivi i ekološki uzgoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Utvrđivanje genskih skupova i divergentnost lokalnih populacija crvene djeteline u odnosu na komercijalne kultivare Croatian science foundation finished
Procjena prirodne i inducirane varijabilnosti kod poljoprivrednih i aromatičnih vrsta Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Proučavanje variabilnosti germplazme pšenice, trešnje i rogača na fenotipskoj i molekularnoj razini Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Proučavanje varijabilnosti i nasljeđivanja gospodarski važnih svojstava u oplemenjivačkim populacijama poljoprivrednog bilja korištenjem klasičnih i molekularno-genetičkih metoda Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Razvoj genetske varijabilnosti pšenice na abiotski stres, epigenska varijabilnost među populacijama crvene djeteline i samaklonovima pšenice i mikropropagacija ukrasnih vrsta Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Genetska varijabilnost crvene djeteline i tolerantnost na abiotske stresove MZOS finished
Rekurentna selekcija kukuruza na korištenje dušika i otpornost na antraknozu MZOS finished

expert

Title Funding Status
Nacionalni program očuvanja i održive uporabe biljnih genetskih izvora za hranu i poljoprivredu u Republici Hrvatskoj (2017-2020) Suradnja s tijelima uprave in progress

teaching

Title Funding Status
Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Agriculture in Alps-Adriatic Region Other finished

Publications

Bibliography (CROSBI): http://beta.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/215813

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=U1Qs-7oAAAAJ&hl=en&scioq=Bolarić+Snježana

Other professional activities

  • 2015: Member of Supervisory Board of the Tobacco Institute Zagreb Ltd.
  • 2015: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture / Member of the Board for Postgraduate Specialist Study Programmes and Masters
  • 2012 - 2014: Member of the Comitee for Whole-Life Learning, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture,
  • 2012 - 2014: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture / Member of the Comitee for experimental fields
  • 2009: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture / Member of the Committee for International Cooperation
  • 2008 - 2010: FAO-Plant Breeding and related Biotechnology Capacity
  • 2008: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture / Member of the Council of the Faculty of Agriculture
  • 2006 - 2008: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture / Member of the Board for Disciplinary Affairs for Lecturing Personnel of the Faculty of Agriculture
  • 2006: Croatian Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry / Member of the Commission for Recognition of Cultivars of Agronomy Crops, Fodder Crops, Vegetable Crops and Ornamental Plants
  • 2004: Croatian Ministry of Agriculture / Member of the Committee for Plant Genetic Resources
  • 2004: ECP/GR / Member of The Working Group „European Cooperative Programme for Crop Genetic Resources Networks"-Forage Networks
  • 2003 - 2004: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture / Member of the Commission for The Analysis of Status, „Benchmarking" and Promotion of Reforms of Higher Education System
  • 2001 - 2003: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture / Member for the Board for Implementation of ECTS