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doc. dr. sc. Romana Gračan

Title: Assistant Professor

Function: Assistant Profesor

Consultations:

Wednesday and Friday, 10-12 a.m.

Public phone number:
+385(0)1 4877 722
Internal phone number:
128
Department :
Division of Zoology
Graduation year:
2005
PhD graduation year:
2012
Employed in this institution since:
2006

Teaching duties

university undergraduate

university graduate

university integrated undergraduate and graduate

Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)

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List of select publications

Gračan, R., Zavodnik, D., Krstinić, P., Dragičević, B., Lazar, B. 2017. Feeding ecology and trophic segregation of two sympatric mesopredatory sharks in the heavily exploited coastal ecosystem of the Adriatic Sea (eastern Mediterranean Sea). Journal of Fish Biology 90(1):167-184 DOI: 10.1111/jfb.13158

Gračan, R., Čulinović, M., Mladineo, I., Lacković, G., Lazar, B. 2016. Trophic ecology shapes gastrointestinal helminth communities of two sympatric mesopredatory sharks in the Adriatic Sea. Journal of Zoology 299: 172–182.  DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12336

Oršolić, N., Kunštić, M., Kukolj, M. Gračan, R., Nemrava, J. 2016. Oxidative stress, polarization of macrophages and tumour angiogenesis: Efficacy of caffeic acid. Chemico-biological interactions 256: 111-124.

Gračan, R., Lacković, G. 2016. Histological and morphological aspects of reproduction in male blackspotted smooth-hound Mustelus punctulatus in the Adriatic Sea (Eastern Mediterranean Sea). Journal of Marine Biology 2016: 1-6. DOI:10.1155/2016/3438678

Gračan, R., Heppell, S. A., Lacković, G., Lazar, B. 2016. Age and growth dynamics of spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias, in the Adriatic Sea (Eastern Mediterranean Sea). Marine and Freshwater Research 67: 357-367. DOI: 10.1071/MF14116

Gračan, R., Lazar, B., Posavec, I. Gregorović, G., Lacković, G. 2013. Maturation, fecundity and reproductive cycle of spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias, in the Adriatic Sea. Marine Biology Research 9:  198-207.

Gračan, R., Lazar, B., Lacković, G. 2013. Follicle development in immature spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias): Histomorphometric analysis. Journal of Cytology and Histology 4:169.

Gračan, R. Buršić, M., Mladineo, I., Kučinić, M., Lazar, B., Lacković, G. 2012. Gastrointestinal helminth community of loggerhead sea turtle, Caretta caretta, in the Adriatic Sea. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 99: 227-236.

Lazar, B., Gračan, R. 2011. Ingestion of marine debris by loggerhead sea turtles, Caretta caretta, in the Adriatic Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin 62: 43-47.

Lazar, B., Gračan, R., Katić, J., Zavodnik, D., Jaklin, A., Tvrtković, N. 2011. Loggerhead sea turtles (Caretta caretta) as bioturbators in neritic habitats: an insight through the analysis of benthic molluscs in the diet. Marine Ecology 32: 65-74.

Lazar, B., Maslov, L., Herceg Romanić, S., Gračan, R., Krauthacker, B., Holcer, D., Tvrtković, N. 2011. Organochlorine contaminants in loggerhead sea turtles, Caretta caretta, from eastern Adriatic Sea. Chemosphere 82: 121-129.

Professional memberships

  • 2015 and 2019:

Member of organizing committee, First Symposium of Freshwater Biology (SOBS2015),  and Third Symposium of Freshwater Biology (SOBS2019), Croatian Association of Freshwater Ecologists in cooperation with Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Zagreb, Croatia 

  • 2017

President of Organizing Committee, Second Symposium of Freshwater Biology (SOBS2017), February 17th2017, Croatian Association of Freshwater Ecologists in cooperation with Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Zagreb, Croatia 

  • 2005 – 2012:

Member of organizing committee, „International Graduate School of Conservation Biology Center for Marine Research, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Rovinj, Croatia

  • 2006, 2009 and 2012:

Member of technical staff, „Croatian biological congress with internation participation”, Zagreb, Osijek and Rovinj, Croatia

 

  • Membership in:

Society for Conservation Biology

International Sea Turtle Society

Croatian Biological Society

HUSEK - Croatian Association of Freshwater Ecologists

List of select projects

2018

  • Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta)  microbiome: insight into endozoic and epizoic communities (TurtleBIOME) (leading investigator Asst Prof S. Bosak), Installation Research Project UIP-2017-05-5635; Croatian Science Foundation.

2014

  • “Histopathological changes in the organs of the nervous, digestive and urinary tract of rats with altered serotonin homeostasis”(leading investigator Prof. Dubravka Hranilović), University of Zagreb2013

  • “The impact of coastal ecosystem pollution on reproductive capacity and evolution of the banded dye-murex (Hexaplex trunculus)” (leading investigator Prof. Goran Klobučar), University of Zagreb

     

    2007 - 2014

  • “Developmental and population biology of large marine vertebrates in the Adriatic Sea” (leading investigator Prof. Lacković-Venturin, Ministry of Science, Education and Sports

Past employments

  • 2017 - present

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology; Assistant professor

  • 2012 - 2016

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology; Postdoctoral Research Assistant

  • 2006 - 2012

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology;

Scientific novice - Assistant

  • 2006 (April-June)

Croatian Natural History Museum, Zagreb