University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Prof. Danijel Karolyi, PhD

Prof. Danijel Karolyi, PhD

Department of Animal Science
Office location: 2nd pavilion, 1st floor - right
phone: +385 1 239 4013
e-mail: dkarolyi ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english

Academic qualifications

  • 2003 - 2007: Dissertation
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Influence of genotype on fatty acid composition of muscle and fatty tissue in pigs
  • 1998 - 2002: Master's Degree
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, The quality of Swedish landras ham in technology of Istrian prosciutto
  • 1990 - 1998: Graduate thesis
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Overview of fish nutrition research in the Republic of Croatia

Employment and work experience

  • 1998 - 2017: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    1998-2003: Junior Assistant
    2003-2007: Assistant
    2007-2008: Senior Assistant
    2008-2013: Assistant Professor
    2018: Professor
    2013-2017: Associate Professor

Teaching

Teaching outside the AGR

  • Animal breeding (2006-2008)
    Polytechnic ”Marko Marulic” in Knin
  • Animal breeding (2009-2015)
    Polytechnic ”Marko Marulic” in Knin

Research interests

  • Quality fQuality of carcass, muscle and fat tissue and meat products
  • Nutritional and organoleptic properties of meat and meat products
  • Local breeds and their production systems
  • Local meat products
  • Stress and animal welfare

Training and research experience

  • 20. 11. 2017. - 22. 11. 2017.: Agricultural Institute of Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia (scientific)
    COST IPEMA Training School "Harmonisation of methods in entire male and immunocastrate research"
  • 02. 05. 2017. - 05. 05. 2017.: SSICA - Stazione Sperimentale Industria Conserve Alimentari, Parma, Italy (scientific)
    SSICA – Workshop “Knowledge & technology Transfer on Processing Techniques of Traditional Meat Products”
  • 21. 03. 2017. - 23. 03. 2017.: Regional Animal Welfare Centre (RAWC), Bled, Slovenia (expert)
    Workshop - Regional approach to the implementation and enforcement of Reg. (EC) 1099/2009
  • 29. 06. 2006. - 04. 07. 2006.: University of Kaposvar, Kapošvar/Central Food Research Institute (Keki), Budapest, Hungary (scientific)
  • 04. 05. 2006. - 12. 05. 2006.: Center de Tecnologia de la Carn, Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentaries (IRTA), Monells, Girona, Spain (scientific)
  • 27. 11. 2005. - 30. 11. 2005.: European Association for Animal Production (EAAP), Viterbo, Italy (scientific)
  • 05. 05. 2004. - 07. 05. 2004.: French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), ENITIAA Formation Continue, Nantes,France (scientific)

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Status
Innovative approaches in pork production with entire males COST in progress
Primjena inovativnih metoda u praćenju proteolitičkih, lipolitičkih i oksidativnih procesa tijekom proizvodnje pršuta Croatian science foundation in progress
Diversity of local big breeds and production systems for high quality traditional products and sustainable pork chains Horizon 2020 in progress
Prostorne informacije u istraživanju domaćih životinja Sveučilište u Zagrebu in progress
Arheogenetika goveda u Hrvatskoj; ekstrakcija i priprema aDNA do sekvenciranja Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Primjena korisnih mikrobnih populacija u integriranoj poljoprivredi Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Procjena uzgojnih vrijednosti za svojstva kakvoće mesa Sveučilište u Zagrebu finished
Povijest poljoprivrede-prilozi za povijest gospodarstva Hrvatske MZOS finished

expert

Title Funding Status
Specifikacija za zaštitu mesa turopoljske svinje Plemenita opčina turopoljska in progress

Publications

  • Salajpal, Krešimir; Karolyi, Danijel; Luković, Zoran (2013)
    Sanitary Aspects of Outdoor Farming Systems, Acta argiculturae Slovenica, 102, 4; 109-117
    Karolyi, Danijel; Čubrić-Čurik, Vlatka; Salajpal, Krešimir; Đikić, Marija (2012)
    The Effect of Sex and Dgat1 Gene Polymorphism on Fat Deposition Traits in Simmental Beef Cattle // Acta veterinaria (Beograd), 62, 1; 91-100. doi:10.2298/AVB1201091K
    Karolyi, Danijel; Rimac, Damir; Salajpal, Krešimir; Kljak, Kristina; Štoković, Igor (2012) The influence of dietary linseed on alpha- linolenic acid and its longer-chain n–3 metabolites content in pork and back fat // Veterinarski Arhiv, 82, 4; 327-339
    Cerjak, Marija; Karolyi, Danijel; Kovačić, Damir (2011)
    Effect of information about pig breed on consumers' acceptability of dry sausage Journal of sensory studies, 26, 2; 128-134. doi:10.1111/j.1745-459X.2011.00329.x
    Karolyi, Danijel (2011)
    Physicochemical, hygienic and organoleptic characterisation of Slavonian kulen, Meso : prvi hrvatski časopis o mesu, XIII, 6; 423-429
    Krešimir, Salajpal; Đikić, Marija; Karolyi, Danijel; Željko, Sinjeri; Liker, Branko; Kostelić, Antun; Jurić, Ivan (2005)
    Blood serum metabolites and meat quality in crossbred pigs experiencing different lairage time, Italian journal of animal science, suppl. 3; 119-121

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/222706

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=xZ5toI4AAAAJ&hl=en

Other professional activities

  • 2017 - 2017: Croatian Agricultural Agency
    Member of the Commission for training of classifiers for the evaluation of beef, pig and sheep carcasses at slaughter line
  • 2016 - 2017: Journal - Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus (ACS)
    Animal Science Section Editor
  • 2012 - 2017: Journal - Stočarstvo (Stockbreeding)
    Member of the editorial committee
  • 2012 - 2017: Slovenian Research Agency (SRA)
    External evaluator
  • 2012 - 2015: European Association for Animal Production (EAAP)
    Member
  • 2011 - 2012: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
    Project reviewer
  • 2008 - 2016: Journal - Meso
    Member of the Editorial board
  • 2008 - 2010: Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
    Member of the Commission for Drafting the Act on PDO, PGI and TSG labels of Agricultural and Food Products
  • 2003 - 2017: Association of Drniš ham producers
    Professional adviser; author of the Product Specification for PGI "Drniški pršut" on national and EU level
  • 2002 - 2016: Association of Slavonina kulen/kulin producers
    Professional adviser; author of the Product Specification for PGI "Slavonski kulen / Slavonski kulin" on national and EU level