Jelena Godrijan

Jelena Godrijan


+385 52 804 763

Postdoctoral researcher


Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička cesta 54
10000 Zagreb

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22.03.2007 - 20.02.2015 Interdisciplinary Doctoral study in Oceanology, Department of Geology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia.

14.07.2000 - 20.12.2005 Ecology, Division of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia. Diploma Thesis: Nanophytoplankton of the Rogoznica lake


2014 - Bar-coding marine diatoms: towards high throughput/resolution monitoring of marine phytoplankton. SYNTHESYS Project Grant No. DE-TAF-4090 - SYNTHESYS Synthesis of systematic resources (European Community Research Infrastructure Action under the FP7 "Capacities" Program)

2010 - Coccolithophorids in the Northern Adriatic Sea. SYNTHESYS Project Grant No.GB-TAF-132 - SYNTHESYS Synthesis of systematic resources (European Community Research Infrastructure Action under the FP7 "Capacities" Program)

Awards and Achievements

2015 - bursary from the Agouron Institute, the National Science Foundation (NSF), and SOEST for attending the C-more Summer Course: “Microbial Oceanography: Genomes to Biomes” Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

2012 - French Embassy/RBI short term fellowship

2009 - Student Bursary from The British Phycological Society, for attending the workshop: “Taxonomy of Recent Dinophyceae”, Sylt, Germany

Featured Publications

Hagino, K., Young, J.R., Bown, P.R.,Godrijan, J., Kulhanek, D.K., Kogame, K., Horiguchi, T. 2015. Re-discovery of a "living fossil" coccolithophore from the coastal waters of Japan and Croatia. Marine Micropaleontology, 116:28-37.

Gašparović, B., Godrijan, J., Frka, S., Tomaţić, I., Penezić, A., Marić, D., Djakovac, T., Ivančić, I., Paliaga, P., Lyons, D., Precali, R., Tepić, N. 2013. Adaptation of marine plankton to environmental stress by glycolipid accumulation. Marine Environmental Research, 92:120-132

Godrijan, J., Marić, D., Tomažić, I., Precali, R., Pfannkuchen, M. 2013. Seasonal phytoplankton dynamics in the coastal waters of the north-eastern Adriatic Sea. Journal of sea research. 77:32-44

Godrijan, J., Marić, D., Imešek, M., Janeković, I., Schweikert, M., Pfannkuchen, M. 2012. Diversity, occurrence, and habitats of the diatom genus Bacteriastrum (Bacillariophyta) in the northern Adriatic Sea, with the description of B. jadranum sp. nov. Botanica marina. 55(4):415-426

Ivančić, I., Godrijan, J., Pfannkuchen, M., Marić, D., Gašparović, B., Djakovac, T., Najdek, M. 2012. Survival mechanisms of phytoplankton in conditions of stratification induced deprivation of orthophosphate: Northern Adriatic case study. Limnology and oceanography. 57(6):1721-1731

Pfannkuchen, M., Godrijan, J., Marić Pfannkuchen, D., Iveša, Lj., Kružić, P., Ciminiello, P., Dell’Aversano, C., Dello Iacovo, E., Fattorusso, E., Forino, M., Tartaglione, L., Godrijan, M. 2012. Toxin-producing Ostreopsis cf. ovata are likely to bloom undetected along coastal areas. Environmental Science and Technology. 46:5574-5582.