Vesna Zechner-Krpan, PhD

Vesna Zechner-Krpan

Contact information

Phone: + 385 1 4605 142
Fax: + 385 1 4836 424
Email: vzkrpan@pbf.hr

Location: Department of Biochemical Engineering

Biography

Biography

Location: IV/158

Birth date: 31. March, 1965.

Birth place: Zagreb, Croatia

 

Academic appointments (education)
  Institution Subject Year
BSc Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb Anaerobic degradation of 6-amino-2-naphtalensulfonic acid with mixed bacterial culture 1988.
MSc Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb Interaction of pituitary and hypothalamic hormones on pituitary cells in primary culture 1992.
PhD Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb The influence of activine-A and inhibin on gonadotropic feedback mechanism and their influence on 5-alpha reductase activity in the mammalian pituitary cells 1995.
Habilitation Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb Biomass production of animal cells in suspension or on microcarriers and thier encapsulation 1998.

 

 

Work experience
Position Institution Year
Young assistant Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb 1988.
Assistant Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb 1992.
Senior assistant Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb 1995.
Assistant professor Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb 1998.
Associated professor Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb 2005.
Full professor Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb 2011.

 

 

Specialization – training (1 week and more)
Institution Place Year
Animal Science Institute, Research Centre of Beltsville,United States Department of Agriculture Maryland, USA 1990.
University of Auckland, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, School of Medical Sciences Auckland, New Zealand 1996.
Bioprocess Engineering Course, European Federation of Biotechnology and Croatian Society of Biotechnology Supetar, Brač, Croatia 1998.
Institute „Rudjer Bošković“ Zagreb, Croatia 2005.
Corvinus University, Faculty of Food Science Budapest, Hungary 2011.
         

 

 Honours:

 

  1. Acknowledgement for the long-time successful cooperation and extraordinary contribution in the promotion of high education, science and profession on the occasion of 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology University of Zagreb, 2006.
  2. Diploma (Lerna) for attending the Course of accelerated learning, Zagreb, 2006.
  3. Diploma (NOACK) for attending Course „Determination of specific parametars significant for wine production and new acknowledgements of malolactic fermentation“, Zagreb, 2007.