Petar Tomev Mitrikeski

Petar Tomev Mitrikeski

dr. sc.

+385 1 4561 099



Institute for Research and Development of Sustainable Ecosystems
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
HR-10000 Zagreb


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  • 2010: Ph.D. Thesis, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
  • 2001: Master of Science Thesis, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
  • 1996-1998: Postgraduate Study, Molecular and Cellular Biology Program, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
  • 1990-1996: Undergraduate Study, Molecular Biology Program, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
  • 1984-1988: High School Education, Biotechnology Program, Veles, Macedonia
  • 1976-1984: Primary School Education, Veles, Macedonia

Research Areas

Biology, Genetics, Evolution and Phylogenetics

Specific research interests

1. processes and mechanisms of yeast recombination, 2. history and philosophy of biology

Awards and Achievements

  • 1992: Rector's Award of the University of Zagreb

Featured Publications

  • Mitrikeski, P.T. (2013). Yeast competence for exogenous DNA uptake: towards understanding its genetic component. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 103: 1181-1207. 10.1007/s10482-013-9905-5.
  • Previšić, A., C. Walton, M. Kučinić, P.T. Mitrikeski and M. Kerovec (2009). Pleistocene divergence of Dinaric Drusus endemics (Trichoptera, Limnephilidae) in multiple microrefugia within the Balkan Peninsula. Molecular Ecology. 18: 634-647.
  • Koren, P., I.K. Svetec, P.T. Mitrikeski, and Z. Zgaga (2000). Influence of homology size and polymorphism on plasmid integration in the yeast CYC1 DNA region. Curr. Genet. 37: 292-297.

Membership in professional associations / societies

  • Croatian Genetic Society
  • Croatian Biological Society (Societas biologorum croatica 1885)
  • Matrix Croatica
  • Christians in Science


  • Faithful Christian (Jn 5, 24; Apoc 1, 8)
  • Fan of Theology, Philosophy, History, Genealogy and Jazz Music