Assoc. Prof. Martina Grdiša, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Martina Grdiša, PhD

Associate Professor
Division for Plant Sciences
Department of Seed Science and Technology
Office location: 2nd Pavilion, 3rd floor
Phone: +385 1 239 3623
Email: mgrdisa ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: Tuesday from 12pm to 14pm

Academic qualifications

  • 2006 - 2011: PhD
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Morphological, Chemical, and Genetic Diversity of Dalmatian pyrethrum (Tanacetum cinerariifolium /Trev./ Schultz Bip.)
  • 1998 - 2004: MSc
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Genetic modification of plants for resistance to insects and diseases

Employment and work experience

  • 2006 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Seed Science and Technology
    2015-now: Assistant professor
    2006-2015: Young researcher-teaching assistant
  • 2004 - 2005: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Pomology
    Expert associate

Teaching

Research interests

  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
  • Insecticide and repellent plants
  • Plant Genetic Resources Conservation
  • Molecular methods in biodiversity analysis

Training and research experience

  • 2017/12/04 - 2017/03/14: Asolutic, Milestone i LabTech (scientific)
    Workshop: Application of microwave technology in the field of extraction and sample preparation
  • 2017/12/04 - 2016/01/23: Forum for Freedom in Education (teaching)
    Active Learning and Critical Thinking in Higher Education
  • 2017/05/25 - 2017/05/25: AlphaChrom i Asolutic (scientific)
    Workshop: Essential oils – isolation and chromatographic analysis
  • 2014/07/01 - 2014/07/01: National and University Library in Zagreb (scientific)
    Workshop: Bibliometric library services 2- metric indicators of the journals
  • 2010/10/18 - 2010/10/22: University of Zagreb, Doctoral Studies And Programmes Office (scientific)
    Workshop: Writing Effectively about your Research
  • 2008/04/14 - 2008/04/14: National and University Library in Zagreb (scientific)
    Workshop: Secondary sources of scientific information: bibliographic and citation databases
  • 2007/05/07 - 2007/06/07: University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty (scientific)
    CEEPUS scholarship; Methods in Molecular Diversity Analysis.
  • 2006/12/11 - 2006/12/15: Ruđer Bošković Institute (scientific)
    Course: Methods in DNA and RNA analysis
  • 2006/10/04 - 2006/10/06: University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture and Croatian Botanical Society (scientific)
    Advanced course: Molecular Diversity Analysis

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Centar kompetencija 3LJ Europski strukturni i investicijski fondovi 2020/06/08 - 2023/06/08 partner
Znanstveni centar izvrsnosti za bioraznolikost i molekularno oplemenjivanje bilja (CroP-BioDiv) Europski fond za regionalni razvoj 2018/01/01 - 2023/01/01 coordinator
Identifikacija mikrostatelitnih biljega cjelokupnog genoma i sklapanje cjelokupnog kloroplastnog genoma vrsta Tanacetum cinerariifolium, Salvia officinalis i S. fruticosa (Genome-wide microsatellite identification and the complete chloroplast genome assembly of Tanacetum cinerariifolium, Salvia officinalis and S. fruticosa) Ministarstvo znanosti i obrazovanja 2020/01/01 - 2022/12/31 partner
Genetska osnova insekticidnog potencijala dalmatinskog buhača (Tanacetum cinerariifolium /Trevir./ Sch. Bip.) Croatian science foundation 2017/04/01 - 2021/03/31 coordinator
Smart Integration of Genetics with Sciences of the Past in Croatia: Minding and Mending the Gap Horizon 2020 2016/02/01 - 2019/01/31 coordinator
Molekularna i fitokemijska karakterizacija RAMAN spektroskopijom gospodarski važnih autohtonih ljekovitih biljaka MZO 2016/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Genetska osnova količne bioaktivnih hranivih tvari hrvatskih populacija graha Croatian science foundation 2014/06/16 - 2017/06/15 coordinator
Epigenetička vs. genetička raznolikost prirodnih biljnih populacija: Studija slučaja hrvatskih endemičnih kadulja Croatian science foundation 2012/12/01 - 2015/01/12 coordinator
Bioraznolikost ljekovitog i aromatičnog bilja MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator
Hrvatska banka biljnih gena (HBBG) MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Upotreba mikrosatelitnih biljega kod bosiljka i dalmatinskog buhača Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Razvitak i upotreba mikrosatelitnih biljega za bosiljak i dalmatinski buhač Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2016/01/01 - 2016/12/31 coordinator
Razvitak mikrosatelitnih biljega upotrebom različitih pristupa: genomne knjižnice, sekvence EST i sekvenciranje sljedeće generacije Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2015/01/01 - 2015/12/31 coordinator
Razvoj novih molekularnih biljega i njihova upotreba u identifikaciji kultivara i populacijskoj genetici Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2014/01/01 - 2014/12/31 coordinator

Publications

  • Jeran, N., Grdiša, M., Varga, F., Šatović, Z., Liber, Z., Dabić, D., Biošić, M. (2020). Pyrethrin from Dalmatian pyrethrum (Tanacetum cinerariifolium/Trevir./Sch. Bip.): biosynthesis, biological activity, methods of extraction and determination. Phytochem Rev 10.1007/s11101-020-09724-2

    Jug-Dujaković, M., Ninčević, T., Liber Z., Grdiša, M., Šatović, Z. (2020). Salvia officinalis survived in situ Pleistocene glaciation in 'refugia within refugia' as inferred from AFLP markers. Plant Syst Evol 306 (2): 10.1007/S00606-020-01665-9

    Biošić, M., Varga, F., Dabić, D., Topalović, I., Šatović, Z., Grdiša, M. (2020). Matrix solid-phase dispersion optimization for determination of pyrethrin content in Dalmatian pyrethrum (Tanacetum cinerariifolium /Trevir./ Sch. Bip.) by liquid chromatography. Ind Crop Prod 145. 10.1016/j.indcrop.2019.111999

    Ninčević, T., Grdiša, M., Šatović, Z., Jug-Dujaković, M. (2019). Helichrysum italicum (Roth) G. Don: Taxonomy, biological activity, biochemical and genetic diversity Industrial crops and products 138: 111487. 10.1016/j.indcrop.2019.111487

    Grdiša, M., Radosavljević, I., Liber, Z., Stefkov, G., Ralli, P., Chatzopoulou, P. S., Carović-Stanko, K., Šatović, Z. (2019). Divergent selection and genetic structure of Sideritis scardica populations from southern Balkan Peninsula as revealed by AFLP fingerprinting Scientific Reports 9: 12767 10.1038/s41598-019-49097-x

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/283245?page=1&w_mentor=1

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=qecrD2IAAAAJ&hl=en

Other professional activities

  • 2016 - 2020: Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus / Scientific Editor for Plant Sciences
  • 2006 - 2015: Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus / Young Editor

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