Maja Žulj Mihaljević, PhD

Maja Žulj Mihaljević, PhD

Postdoctoral Student
Division for Plant Sciences
Department of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biometrics
Office location: 6th Pavilion, 3rd Floor, 304
Phone: +385 1 239 3941
Email: mzulj ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, english
Consultations: Mondays 14:00-15:00

Academic qualifications

  • 2011 - 2017: PhD
    Faculty of Agriculture, PhD thesis, The analysis of genetic structure and parentage of Croatian autochthonous grape varieties
  • 2004 - 2010: M.Sc.
    Faculty of Agriculture, thesis:Analysis of fruitset in grapevine cultivar Grk using classical methods and DNA markers

Employment and work experience

  • 2011 - 2017: Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb
    2011-2017 PhD student, young researcher

Teaching

Research interests

  • Molecular markers
  • Molecular plant breeding
  • Genetic identification
  • Biotechnology

Training and research experience

  • 2016/09/27 - 2016/09/29: Institute of field and vegetable crops (scientific)
    Advancements in Plant Breeding, Trial Design and Analysis
  • 2013/03/18 - 2013/05/28: Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI) Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants Geilweilerhof (scientific)
    Genotyping of Croatian grapevine cultivars using Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
  • 2012/03/01 - 2012/04/01: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria (scientific)

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Neretvanska mandarina-kemijska karakterizacija i inovativni tretmani poslije berbe Croatian science foundation 2021/01/11 - 2026/01/11 coordinator
Procjena tolerantnosti hrvatske germplazme vinove loze na sušu - TOLVIN Operativni program „Konkurentnost i kohezija 2014.-2020.“ Europski fond za regionalni razvoj (ERDF) 2020/03/01 - 2023/03/01 partner
Procjena genetske adaptabilnosti hrvatskog sortimenta kukuruza i soje u funkciji oplemenjivanja prema tolerantnosti na sušu Croatian science foundation 2017/04/01 - 2019/04/01 coordinator
Genetička identifikacija i genetska varijabilnost sorti vinove loze i voćaka MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator

expert

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Zaštita i revitalizacija autohtonih sorata vinove loze (Vitis vinifera L.) Ozaljsko-vivodinskog vinogorja Grad Ozalj 2016/03/17 - 2018/11/15 coordinator

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Molekularna karakterizacija germplazme ratarskih kultura Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2016/01/01 - 2016/12/31 coordinator
Primjena molekularno-genetičkih metoda u analizi agrobioraznolikosti i oplemenjivanju poljoprivrednog bilja Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2013/10/01 - 2014/06/30 coordinator

Publications

  • Žulj Mihaljević, M., Maletić, E., Preiner, D., Zdunić, G., Bubola, M., Zyprian, E., & Pejić, I. (2020). Genetic Diversity, Population Structure, and Parentage Analysis of Croatian Grapevine Germplasm. Genes, 11(7), 737.
  • Žulj Mihaljević, M., Šarčević, H., Lovrić, A., Andrijanić, Z., Sudarić, A., Jukić, G., & Pejić, I. (2020). Genetic diversity of European commercial soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr.] germplasm revealed by SSR markers. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, 1-14.
  • Zdunić, G., Lukšić, K., Nagy, Z. A., Mucalo, A., Hančević, K., Radić, T., Butorac, L., Jahnke, G.G., Kiss, E., Ledesma-Krist , G., , M., Likar, M., Piltaver , A., Žulj Mihaljević , M., Maletić, E., Pejić , I., Werling, M., Maul, E. (2020). Genetic Structure and Relationships among Wild and Cultivated Grapevines from Central Europe and Part of the Western Balkan Peninsula. Genes, 11(9), 962.
  • Zdunić G., Maul E., Hančević K., Leko M., Butorac L., Mucalo A., Radić T., Šimon S., Budić-Leto I., Žulj Mihaljević M., Maletić, E. (2017). Genetic Diversity of Wild Grapevine (Vitis vinifera subsp. sylvestris Gmel Hegi) in the Eastern Adriatic Region. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, AJEV. doi: 10.5344/ajev.2016.16072.
  • Maletić, E.; Pejić, I.; Karoglan Kontić, J.; Zdunić, G.; Preiner, D.; Šimon, S.; Andabaka, Ž.; Žulj Mihaljević, M.; Bubola, M.; Marković, Z.; Stupić, D.; Mucalo, A. (2015.), Ampelographic and genetic characterization of Croatian grapevine varieties. // Vitis. 54 Special Issue; 93-98.
  • Maul, E. Töpfer, R.; Carka, F.; Cornea, V.; M. Crespan, M.; Dallakyan, M.; De Andrés Domínguez, T.; De Lorenzi, G.; Dejeu, L.; Goryslavets, S.; Grando, S.; N. Hovannisyan, N.; Hudcovicova, M.; Hvarleva, T.; Ibáñez, J.; Kiss, E.; Kocsis, L.; Lacombe, T.; Laucou, V.; Maghradze, D.; Maletić, E.; Melyan, G.; Žulj Mihaljević, M.; Muñoz-Organero, G.; Musayev, M.; Nebish, A.; Popescu, C.F.; F. RegneR, F.; Risovanna, V.; Ruisa, S.; Salimov, V.; Savin, G.; A. Schneider, A.; Stajner, N.; Ujmajuridze, L.; Failla, O. (2015). Identification and characterization of grapevine genetic resources maintained in Eastern European Collections. Vitis 54; 5-12.

Bibliography (CROSBI): https://www.bib.irb.hr/pregled/znanstvenici/327191?w_mentor=1

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.hr/citations?user=I5lFvi0AAAAJ&hl=hr&oi=ao

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