Assoc. Prof. Nikolina Kelava Ugarković, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Nikolina Kelava Ugarković, PhD

Associate Professor
Division for Animal Sciences
Department of Animal Science and Technology
Office location: VII
Phone: +385 1 239 4018
Email: nkelava ( at )
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: monday from 10am to 12am

Academic qualifications

  • 2006 - 2012: Ph.D.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Association of genotype, age, TG and DGAT1 gene with fatness and fatty acid content in beef muscle and adipose tissue
  • 2000 - 2005: M.Sc.
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Regression analysis in animal science researches using SAS

Employment and work experience

  • 2006 - : Faculty of Agriculture
    2006 - 2012 Young Researcher - Assistant
    2012 - 2016 Young Researcher - Senior Assistant
    2016 - Assistant Professor


Research interests

  • dairy and beef production, meat and milk quality, nutritive value, animal by-products, livestock waste manegement



Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Genetske, gospodarske i društvene interakcije programa očuvanja lokalnih pasmina Croatian science foundation 2021/01/01 - 2024/12/31 coordinator
Tipizacija i inventarizacija genetskih obilježja goveda u Hrvatskoj MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 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
Genetski, reprodukcijski i proizvodni profil ovaca i koza uzgajanih u Hrvatskoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2014/01/01 - 2014/12/31 coordinator


Other professional activities

  • 2004 - : Croatian dairy union

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