Vlatka Petravić Tominac, PhD

Vlatka Petravić Tominac

Contact information

Phone: + 385 1 4605 056
Fax: + 385 1 4836 424
Email: vpetrav@pbf.hr

Biography

 Birth date: 17-Feb-1970

 Birth place: Zagreb, Croatia

Academic appointments
  Institution Subject Year
BSc Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb Incorporation of copper ions in the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae and their effect on the kinetics of alcoholic fermentation 1996.
MSc Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb Investigation of fermentative ability and technological properties of wine yeasts isolated from Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay grapes and their influence on secondary wine aroma 2001.
PhD Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb Isolation of biologicaly active fractions of β-glucan from yeast biomass 2008.
Work experience
Position Institution Year
Senior Technical Associate Faculty of Chemical Engeneering and Technology, University of Zagreb 1996
Young assistant Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb 1997
Assistant Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb 2001
Senior Assistant Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb 2008
Assistant Professor Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb 2010
Associate Professor Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb 2013

Internship (1 week and more)

Institution Place 1996.
Bioprocess Engineering Course organised under the auspices of The European Federation of Biotechnology by the Working Group on Bioreactor Performance, in collaboration with other Working Groups (Working Group on Modelling, Monitoring, Measurement & Control and Working Group on Downstream Processing and Recovery of Bioproducts) of the Section on Biochemical Engineering Science Supetar, Croatia 2003
Socrates Intensive Programme "Production agricole et sécurité alimentaire" at Ghent University, organised by Prof. dr.ir. R. Verhé, Faculty of Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences, Ghent University and Prof. Iskra Ivanova, University of Sofia Ghent, Belgium 2004
Laboratory for biotehnology, Chair of Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, University of Ljubljana, Slevenia Ljubljana, Slovenia 2009

 Scientific activity:

 Published papers indexed in SCI/CC: 9

 Participation at international conferences: 14

Honours:

  1. Support for young researchers (16 October 1997) - Biotechnology Foundation (Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb)
  2. The annual award for young researchers in the field of biotechnology (18 October 2001) - Biotechnology Foundation (Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb)