Assist.Prof. Andrea Skelin, PhD - Researcher

Employment and work experience

2014 –

Genos Ltd.

1997 - 2014
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb

Academic qualifications

2010. - Ph.D.
Faculty of Agriculture, University of Zagreb

Genetic diversity of  Lactic Acid Bacteria isolated from autochtonous Istrian ewe’s cheese

2003. - M.Sc.
Faculty of Agriculture, University of  Zagreb

Characterisation of indigenous Saccharomyces Sensu Stricto group isolated from cv. Plavac mali

1997. B.Sc.
Faculty of  Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Zagreb
Embryo morphology in correlation with success of in vitro fertilization

Research rank, date of last rank appointment

Senior Assistant Researcher, July 12th, 2013

Research and teaching rank, date of last appointment

Assistant professor, November 21st, 2012

Training and research experience
 

July, 2004

Michigan State University – National Food safety and Toxicology Center, Training in Food safety and Food Safety Course

April, 2005
Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb - Methodological  Courses in Biology and Medicine: DNA and RNA from Animals

2007

University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Zootechnical Department, Institute for Dairying

Molecular analyses of microbial communities in milk and dairy products

January, 2010

Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Germany, Institute for Soil Ecology

Methods for In situ characterisation of microbial communities

Teaching activity

Undergraduate study program (BSc)

  • Introduction to General Microbiology (coordinator)
  • Introduction to Soil Microbiology (collaborator)

Graduate study program (MSc)

  • Microbial biotechnology in animal husbandary (collaborator)
  • Microbial diversity in natural and anthropogenic ecosystems (collaborator)
  • Wine microbiology and biotechnology (coordinator)
  • Molecular methods in microbial ecology (collaborator)

Participation on projects

2014 – FP7 project Pain OMICS(collaborator)

Multi-dimensional OMICS approach to stratification of patients with low back pain

2013- 2014 University of Zagreb / Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Croatia(coordinator)

Technological potential of indigenous strains of lactic acid bacteria isolated from traditional Croatian cheese

2010 – 2012FP7 project: SEE-ERA.NET Plus Joint(Collaborator)

Characterisation and tracking the orign of specific features of traditional cheeses in western Balkans.

2007 - 2011Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Croatia(Collaborator)
Microbial Quality Analysis of the Indigenous Soft and Hard Sheep Cheese

2002 - 2006Ministry of Science, Education and Sports, Croatia(Collaborator)
Characterisation of indigenous yeast strains

2000 – 2003 Ministry of  Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development, Croatia

(Collaborator)

Selection of indigenous yeast strains isolated from Croatian vineyards 

1997 - 2000 Ministry of Science and Technology, Croatia(collaborator)

Symbiotic effectiveness of indigenous Bradyrhizobium japonicum strains isolated from soils in eastern Slavonia

Participation on Conferences

Active participation on Conferences (http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=263460)

Other professional activities

2007. Member of the Organising Committee

Central European Symposium on Industrial Microbiology and Microbial Ecology  “Power of microbes in industry and environment”

2010. Member of the Organising Committee

Central European Symposium on Industrial Microbiology and Microbial Ecology  “Power of microbes in industry and environment”

2013

Workshop for mentors “Proffessionalization of PhD supervision”, University of Zagreb

Membership in science organisations and bodies

Croatian Biological Society

Croatian Microbiological Society

Scientific publications

Croatian Scientific Bibliography (CROSBI)

http://bib.irb.hr/lista-radova?autor=263460