Assoc. Prof. Darko Preiner, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Darko Preiner, PhD

Associate Professor
Division for Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
Department of Viticulture and Enology
Office location: Separate building at the address: Fakultetsko dobro 10
Phone: +385 1 462 7983
Email: dpreiner ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: Croatian, English
Consultations: Monday, 8.00 - 10.00h

Academic qualifications

  • 2006 - 2012: Ph.D.
    Mass Positive Selection Efficiency Within Populations Of Dalmatian Native Grapevine (V. Vinifera L.) Varieties
  • 2000 - 2006: M.Sc.
    Ampelographic and genetic evaluation of mutant Plavac mali sivi (V. vinifera L.)

Employment and work experience

  • 2013 - : University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Viticulture and Enology
    Assistant professor
  • 2012 - 2013: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Viticulture and Enology
    Senior research and teaching assistant - Postdoc
  • 2006 - 2012: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Viticulture and Enology
    Research and teaching assistant - PhD student

Teaching

Research interests

  • Grapevine genetic resoruces
  • Ampelography
  • Grapevine breeding
  • Grapevine propagation

Training and research experience

  • 2009/06/01 - 2009/07/15: UC Davis, Californija, USA (mixed)
    Training in Wine & Viticulture Topics, UC Davis, California, USA; Cochran Fellowship Program
  • 2008/06/01 - 2008/06/20: Nordic Genetic Resources Center – Alnarp, Švedska (scientific)
    Gen bank management and operation course
  • 2006/03/01 - 2006/06/01: Division of Viticulture and Pomology, BOKU University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Wiena, Austriaa (teaching)
    Introduction to “Bologna Process” on comparability in the standards and quality of higher education qualifications in European Countries

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Znanstveni centar izvrsnosti za bioraznolikost i molekularno oplemenjivanje bilja (CroP-BioDiv) Europski fond za regionalni razvoj 2018/01/01 - 2023/01/01 coordinator
Novi početak za stare hrvatske sorte vinove loze EU programi 2019/12/20 - 2022/12/20 coordinator
Ekologija i karakterizacija dva nova virusa vinove loze Croatian science foundation 2018/12/01 - 2022/11/30 coordinator
In vitro razmnožavanje, krioprezervacija i kvantifikacija biološke aktivnosti plodova jagodastih vrsta voćaka i vinove loze MZO 2019/05/01 - 2021/04/30 coordinator
Razvoj sintetskih kimera vinove loze (Vitis vinifera L.) Croatian science foundation 2015/06/15 - 2018/06/14 coordinator
Unutarsortna raznolikost vinove loze i unaprjeđenje klonske selekcije MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator

expert

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Introdukcija sorata vinove loze otpornih na gljivične bolesti prikladnih za područje Kutjevačkog vinogorja „Kutjevački vinari“, udruga vinogradara i vinara Kutjeva 2020/01/01 - 2024/12/31 coordinator
Gospodarska evaluacija autohtonih sorata Zlatarica vrgorska i Trnjak crni s ciljem njihove revitalizacije (Vitis vinifera L.) I faza Grad Vrgorac 2018/01/01 - 2022/12/31 coordinator
Introdukcija i karakterizacija novih otpornih sorata vinove loze za ekološki uzgoj u uvjetima Zagrebačke županije Zagrebačka županija 2020/01/01 - 2021/12/31 coordinator
Klonska selekcija kultivara Moslavac II faza projekta Suradnja s tijelima uprave 2016/07/18 - 2020/12/31 coordinator
Zaštita i revitalizacija autohtonih sorata vinove loze (Vitis vinifera L.) Ozaljsko-vivodinskog vinogorja Grad Ozalj 2016/03/17 - 2018/11/15 coordinator

development

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Uspostava regionalnog centra kompetentnosti u poljoprivredi "Arboretum Opeka" EU programi 2020/06/29 - 2023/12/29 partner

teaching

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Unapređenje stručne prakse na preddiplomskim i diplomskim studijima Agronomskog fakulteta Europski socijalni fond 2020/03/09 - 2023/03/09 coordinator

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Hlapive komponente drveta i njihov utjecaj na kakvoću vina Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Nove metode analize nepoželjnih mirisa u vinima autohtonih i udomaćenih kultivara Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2016/01/01 - 2016/12/31 coordinator
Nove metode ekstrakcije aroma i polifenola u evaluaciji sorata vinove loze Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2015/01/01 - 2015/12/31 coordinator

Publications

Other professional activities

  • 2015 - : Agriculturae Conspectus Scientificus
    Editorial Board
  • 2011 - : Croatian Ministry of Agriculture
    Commission for sensory analyses of wine and fruit wines
  • 2014 - : Croatian Ministry of Agriculture
    Comission for Grapevine Varieties Testing
  • 2013 - : ECPGR - European Cooperative Programme for Plant Genetic Resources
    Work group Vitis, member - crop specialist

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