Natalija Topić-Popović

Natalija Topić Popović

DVM, PhD

+385 1 457 1232

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senior research associate

Krilo 7/001

Bijenicka 54, 10002 Zagreb, Croatia

Education

  • 2003 PhD in Biomedical Sciences. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb. Thesis Title: Induction of Cytochrome P450 Enzymes of Fish by Oxytetracycline and Combination Ormetoprim-Sulfadimethoxine. 
  • 1997 MS in Oceanology. Faculty of Science, Graduate Study in Oceanology, University of Zagreb. Thesis Title: Bacteria Isolated from Fish Living in Vrana Lake from the Island of Cres. 
  • 1993 DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine). Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zagreb. Thesis Title: Cross Antigens from Trichinella spiralis and Trichuris suis Nematode Protein Preparations. 

Research Areas

Animal Production and Biotechnology, Biomedicine and Healthcare, Veterinary Medicine

Specific research interests

• plasma metabolites and enzymes • impact of antimicrobials on fish microsomal enzyme expression and activity • potential for application of mammalian primary antibodies in immunochemical analyses of fish tissues • creation of standardized protocols for f

Projects

2008  Principal investigator: Breeding and Selection in Aquaculture, Repopulation of Autochthonous Brown Trout in the Gacka River (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development)

Awards and Achievements

2001-2002 Fulbright fellowship at Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Aquatic Animal Diseases Laboratory, Ithaca, New York

Classes

Doctoral studies Molecular Biosciences University of Dubrovnik, Ruđer Bošković Institute and University of Osijek – course Fish in Biomedical Research within a module Marine Biology

Membership in professional associations / societies

• European Association of Fish Pathologists (EAFP)
• Aquatic Veterinarians and Disease Diagnostic Laboratories Directory in collaboration with the American Veterinary Medical Association
• European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission (EIFAC), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
• AgriFoodResearch Network, The European Agricultural and food Research Landscape
• Permanent Advisory Network for Diseases in Aquaculture (PANDA)
• European Inland Fisheries Advisory Commission (EIFAC), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
• Matica hrvatska
• Croatian Veterinary Chamber (licence for independent veterinary work No. 718)
• Croatian Veterinary Society-1893/Societas Veterinaria Croatica
• Croatian Microbiological Society
• 1987-1993 International Veterinary Students Association (IVSA)