Mateja Pećina, mag. ing. agr.

Mateja Pećina, mag. ing. agr.

Division for Animal Sciences
Department of Animal Science and Technology
Office location: 7th pavilion, 1st floor
Phone: +385 1 239 3898
Email: matejapecina ( at )
Languages: Croatian, English

Academic qualifications

  • 2013 - 2015: Master of Science in Agronomy
    University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    Linkage of fat content and fatty acid composition of pork meat
  • 2010 - 2013: Bachelor of Food Science and Technology
    Karlovac University of Applied Sciences
    Technological process of ice cream in a cone

Employment and work experience

  • 2016 - : University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture
    2017: assistant
    2016: professional training without establishing a working relationship


Research interests

  • Development of molecular methods in research
  • Contemporary biotechnology in animal production
  • Use of molecular genetics in animal production
  • Systems and technologies for the production of beef meat and cow's milk
  • Influence of gene polymorphisms on quantitative properties of domestic animals
  • Molecular genetics and gene typing



Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Genetske, gospodarske i društvene interakcije programa očuvanja lokalnih pasmina Croatian science foundation 2021/01/01 - 2024/12/31 coordinator


Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Boosting Excellence in Experimental Research for Agri-Food Economics and Management Horizon 2020 2020/10/01 - 2023/09/30 coordinator


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