Education

  • 2015-2017       postdoc University of Maryland, USA (Jeffery lab)
  • 2007-2013       PhD, Biology, Ruđer Bošković Institute, University of Osijek, Croatia
  • 1999-2005       BSc, Biology - Ecology, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Specific research interests

Projects

  • 2019–2024: TTPP grant: Evolution in the dark. PI. Total amount granted: ~ 1,000,000 EUR.
  • 2014–2017: NEWFELPRO postdoctoral grant: Evolution of albinism in cave-adapted animals. PI. Total amount granted ~ 118,000 EUR.
  • 2015–2019: HRZZ grant "Elucidating animal development, differentiation and evolution through basal metazoan genomics". collaborator, (PI: dr.sc. Kristian Vlahoviček, dr.sc. Helena Ćetković)
  • 2007–2013: Ministry of Science, Technology and Sports, Republic of Croatia grant "Genes and genomes: structure, function and evolution". Collaborator, (PI: dr.sc. Helena Ćetković)

Awards and Achievements

  • 2014 – 2017 University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA. Postdoctoral fellowship NEWFELPRO; funded by the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) Marie Curie FP7-PEOPLE-2011-COFUND and the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education
  • 2014. Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany. EMBO Short Term Fellowship
  • 2014. Embryology course at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, USA. The Company of Biologists Ltd Scholarship
  • 2013. „For women in science“ L'Oréal-UNESCO fellowship
  • 2012. Best poster at the 21st International Conference on Subterranean Biology

Publications

Knjige i poglavlja u knjigama

Autorske knjige

  • Jalžić, B., Bedek, J., Bilandžija, H., Bregović, P., Cvitanović, H., Čuković, T., Ćukušić, A., Dražina, T., Đud, L., Gottstein, S., Hmura, D., Kljaković-Gašpić, F., Komerički, A., Kutleša, P., Lukić, M., Malenica, M., Miculinić, K., Ozimec, R., Pavlek, M., Raguž, N., Slapnik, R. & Štamol, V. (2013) The Cave Type Localitites Atlas of Croatian Fauna VOLUME II. Zagreb, HBSD.

  • Jalžić, B., Bedek, J., Bilandžija, H., Cvitanović, H., Dražina, T., Gottstein, S., Kljaković Gašpić, F., Lukić, M., Ozimec, R., Pavlek, M., Slapnik, R. & Štamol, V. (2010) The cave type localities Atlas of Croatian fauna. Zagreb, Hrvatsko biospeleološko društvo, Državni zavod za zaštitu prirode.

  • Bedek, J., Bilandžija, H., Hamidović, D., Cvitanović, H., Dražina, T., Jalžić, B., Jalžić, V., Kovač Konrad, P., Lukić, M., Miculinić, K., Ozimec, R. & Pavleka Martina (2009) World Under World: Cave Fauna Biodiversity in Ogulin and Kamanje – Globally Important Subterranean Heritage Hidden in Karlovac County. Zagreb, Hrvatsko biospeleološko društvo.

  • Ozimec, R., Bedek, J., Gottstein, S., Jalžić, B., Slapnik, R., Štamol, V., Bilandžija, H., Dražina, T., Kletečki, E., Komerički, A., Lukić, M. & Pavlek, M. (2009) Red book of Croatian cave dwelling fauna. Zagreb, Ministarstvo kulture, Državni zavod za zaštitu prirode, Republika Hrvatska.

Knjige i poglavlja u knjigama

Poglavlja u knjigama

Radovi u časopisima

Znanstveni i pregledni radovi

Radovi u zbornicima skupova

Znanstveni radovi u zbornicima skupova

  • Cukrov, M., Bilandžija, H., Cukrov, N. & Jalžić, B. (2011) Anchialine caves on Mljet island. U: Durbešić, P. & Benović, A. (ur.)ZBORNIK RADOVA SIMPOZIJA DANI BRANIMIRA GUŠIĆA – MLJET 2010. (https://www.bib.irb.hr/531020).

Ocjenski radovi

Doktorske disertacije

Membership in professional associations / societies

Croatian Biospeleological Society

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