Valentino Držaić, PhD

Valentino Držaić, PhD

Postdoctoral Student
Division for Animal Sciences
Department of Animal Science and Technology
Office location: Building D
Phone: +385 1 239 3900
Email: vdrzaic ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: wednesday from 12pm to 14pm

Academic qualifications

  • 2011 - 2016: PhD
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Postgraduate doctoral studies: Agricultural Sciences.
  • 2008 - 2010: MSc
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Graduate studies: Production and Procesing of Meat.
  • 2005 - 2008: BSc
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Undergraduate studies: Animal Sciences.

Employment and work experience

  • 2017 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Postdoctoral researcher
  • 2011 - 2017: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Assistant

Teaching

Research interests

  • Sheep and goat breeding
  • Technology of sheep and goat meat production
  • Use of molecular genetics in animal production
  • Effect of gene polymorphisms on quantitative traits of domestic animals

Training and research experience

  • 2015/02/23 - 2015/07/10: Biotechnical Faculty University of Ljubljana (scientific)
    Department of Animal Science. Training for the purpose of doctoral work. Supervisor: Professor Peter Dovč, PhD.
  • 2013/03/15 - 2013/06/15: Biotechnical Faculty University of Ljubljana (scientific)
    Department of Animal Science. Training for the purpose of doctoral work. Supervisor: Professor Peter Dovč, PhD.
  • 2010/07/26 - 2010/08/04: Sant Istvan Egytem, Godollo, Hungary (scientific)
    Summer school: Molecular biology in Aquaculture (3 ECTS)

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Genomska karakterizacija, očuvanje genoma i selekcija s optimalnim doprinosima kod hrvatskih mliječnih pasmina ovaca Croatian science foundation 2020/01/01 - 2023/12/31 coordinator

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Karakterizacija i uskladba genotipa, fenotipa i tehnologija proizvodnje Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Valorizacija fenotipa i genotipa hrvatskih autohtonih pasmina domaćih životinja Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2015/01/01 - 2015/12/31 coordinator
Procjena uzgojnih vrijednosti za svojstva kakvoće mesa Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2014/01/01 - 2014/12/31 coordinator

Publications

  • Antunović, Z., Mioč, B., Klir, Ž., Širić, I., Držaić, V., Lončarić, Z., Bukvić, G., Novoselec, J. (2020). Concentrations of mercury and other elements in ewes’ milk: Effect of lactation stage. Chemosphere. 261: 128128.
  • Novoselec, J., Gregurinčić, I., Klir, Ž., Mioč, B., Širić, I., Držaić, V., Antunović, Z. (2020). Procjena tjelesne mase ovaca travničke pramenke na osnovu njihovih tjelesnih mjera na području Bilogore, Hrvatska. Journal of Central European agriculture. 21(2): 207-214.
  • Držaić, V., Aščić, Š., Širić, I., Antunović, Z., Mioč, B. (2017). Utjecaj spola na klaoničke pokazatelje i mjere razvijenosti trupova janjadi travničke pramenke. Journal of central European agriculture. 18 (4): 918-928.
  • Držaić, V., Mioč, B. (2015). Povezanost polimorfizama MTNR1A gena i sezonske poliestričnosti ovaca. Poljoprivreda (Osijek). 21 (2): 73-77.

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=327255

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?hl=hr&user=4ac4iygAAAAJ

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