Prof. Snježana Bolarić, PhD

Professor
Division for Plant Sciences
Department of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Biometrics
Office location: 6th Pavilion, 3rd floor, room number 307
Phone: +385 1 239 3628
Email: sbolaric ( at ) agr.hr
Languages: croatian, german, english
Consultations: thusday, from 10am to 12pm

Academic qualifications

  • 1997 - 2002: Ph. D.
    Assesment of agronomic traits of clover-grass mixtures important for breeding and farming.
  • 1994 - 1996: Mr.Sc.
    Master of science:
    The inheritance of grain and non-grain part of maize for silage.
  • 1989 - 1993: Dipl. ing.
    The response of maize hybrids to the environmental condition in field production.

Employment and work experience

  • 1993 - : University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture

Teaching

Research interests

  • Fodder crop breeding
  • Breeding for resistance to abiotic stress
  • Organic plant breeding
  • Conservation of plant genetic resources
  • Application of DNA molecular markers in plant breeding
  • DNA identification of cultivated plant varieties

Training and research experience

  • 2011/09/26 - 2011/09/30: Swedish Biodiversity Centre (scientific)
    Statistical analysis of genetic diversity and scientific publication
  • 2009/03/02 - 2009/03/13: Nordgen (scientific)
    Application of genetic and molecular markers in gene banks
  • 2000/06/01 - 2000/07/03: Georg August University Goettingen (teaching)
    Curriculum Network in the Agricultural Sciences in Southeastern Europe
  • 1997/04/07 - 2000/02/01: University of Hoehenheim, State Department for Plant Breeding (scientific)
    Application of molecular markers in detection of gene pools of ryegrass
  • 1997/02/15 - 1997/03/21: Deptment of Plant Production and Agricultural Technology (scientific)
    Gene transfer technology.
  • 1994/03/01 - 1994/03/30: Deptment of Plant Production and Agricultural Technology (scientific)
    Applications of molecular markers in plant breeding

Projects

scientific

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Taksonomija, ekologija i upotreba rogača (Ceratonia siliqua L.) i lovora (Laurus nobilis L.) u Hrvatskoj Croatian science foundation 2014/07/07 - 2018/07/07 partner
Utvrđivanje genskih skupova i divergentnost lokalnih populacija crvene djeteline u odnosu na komercijalne kultivare Croatian science foundation 2012/12/01 - 2015/11/30 coordinator
Genetska varijabilnost crvene djeteline i tolerantnost na abiotske stresove MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator
Rekurentna selekcija kukuruza na korištenje dušika i otpornost na antraknozu MZOS 2007/01/01 - 2013/12/31 coordinator
Agrobioraznolikost - osnova za prilagodbu i ublažavanje posljedica klimatskih promjena u poljoprivredi (Agrobioclim) Operativni program „Konkurentnost i kohezija 2014.-2020.“ Europski fond za regionalni razvoj (ERDF), Ministarstvo zaštite okoliša i energetike i Fond za zaštitu okoliša i energetsku učinkovitost 2019/12/20 partner

expert

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Nacionalni program očuvanja i održive uporabe biljnih genetskih izvora za hranu i poljoprivredu u Republici Hrvatskoj (2017-2020) Suradnja s tijelima uprave 2018/01/31 - 2020/12/31 coordinator

teaching

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Lifelong Learning for Sustainable Agriculture in Alps-Adriatic Region Other 2013/12/01 - 2016/11/30 coordinator

university support

Title Funding Duration AFZ role
Revitalizacija, selekcija i mikropropagacija poljoprivrednih kultura za održivi i ekološki uzgoj Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2017/01/01 - 2017/12/31 coordinator
Procjena prirodne i inducirane varijabilnosti kod poljoprivrednih i aromatičnih vrsta Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2016/01/01 - 2016/12/31 coordinator
Proučavanje variabilnosti germplazme pšenice, trešnje i rogača na fenotipskoj i molekularnoj razini Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2015/01/01 - 2015/12/31 coordinator
Proučavanje varijabilnosti i nasljeđivanja gospodarski važnih svojstava u oplemenjivačkim populacijama poljoprivrednog bilja korištenjem klasičnih i molekularno-genetičkih metoda Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2014/01/01 - 2014/12/31 coordinator
Razvoj genetske varijabilnosti pšenice na abiotski stres, epigenska varijabilnost među populacijama crvene djeteline i samaklonovima pšenice i mikropropagacija ukrasnih vrsta Sveučilište u Zagrebu 2013/10/01 - 2014/06/30 coordinator

Publications

Other professional activities

  • 2015 - : Member of Supervisory Board of the Tobacco Institute Zagreb Ltd.
  • 2015 - : University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture / Member of the Board for Postgraduate Specialist Study Programmes and Masters
  • 2012 - 2014: Member of the Comitee for Whole-Life Learning, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture,
  • 2012 - 2014: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture / Member of the Comitee for experimental fields
  • 2009 - : University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture / Member of the Committee for International Cooperation
  • 2008 - 2010: FAO-Plant Breeding and related Biotechnology Capacity
  • 2008 - : University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture / Member of the Council of the Faculty of Agriculture
  • 2006 - 2008: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture / Member of the Board for Disciplinary Affairs for Lecturing Personnel of the Faculty of Agriculture
  • 2006 - : Croatian Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry / Member of the Commission for Recognition of Cultivars of Agronomy Crops, Fodder Crops, Vegetable Crops and Ornamental Plants
  • 2004 - : Croatian Ministry of Agriculture / Member of the Committee for Plant Genetic Resources
  • 2004 - : ECP/GR / Member of The Working Group „European Cooperative Programme for Crop Genetic Resources Networks"-Forage Networks
  • 2003 - 2004: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture / Member of the Commission for The Analysis of Status, „Benchmarking" and Promotion of Reforms of Higher Education System
  • 2001 - 2003: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture / Member for the Board for Implementation of ECTS

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