Tina Šilović

I’m a marine microbial ecologist
..passionate not only about Science,
but about Music, Design, Technology,...

Research and technical skills

flow cytometry

Microscopy (epifluorescent)

microbial fingerprinting- DGGE

HPLC (pigment analysis)

Radioisotope handling (bacterial production)

My studying history - Workshops I have attended

AWI-SAHFOS Summer School on all aspects of timeseries analysis, Alfred Wegener Institute's Biologische Anstalt Helgoland, Helgoland, Germany (2 weeks)

OGS Summer School on 'Sustainable Blue Growth in South East Europe', International Centre For Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy (1 week)

Marine Genomics 4 Users - Theoretical and Practical Training Course in Bioinformatics, Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany(1 week)

C-MORE summer course ('Microbial Oceanography:Genomes to Biomes') at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) (6 weeks)

(October 2010-March 2011) training in DGGE (application for pico and nanoplankton diversity) under supervision of dr. Carlos Pedrós-Alió (CSIC, ICM, Barcelona, Spain)

EMBO Young Scientist Forum

Training in HPLC pigment analysis under supervision of dr. Marijan Ahel (ZIMO, RBI, Croatia) (3 weeks)

(January - April) training in flow cytometry (application for bacteria and phytoplankton research) under supervision of dr. Marcel J.W. Veldhuis (NIOZ, Texel, Netherlands)

Marine ecology course, Montenegro (Norwegian Cooperation Program on Research and Higher Education with the countries on the West Balkan) (3 weeks)

The International Graduate School of Conservation Biology, Croatia (1 week)

My studying history -Degrees

  • Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Croatia

  • Period: December 2006- October 2012

  • Qualification: PhD

  • Supervisors: Dr. Dragica Fuks, Dr. Željko Jakšić ('Rudjer Boskovic Institute', Rovinj, Croatia)

  • PhD Thesis: 'Composition and dynamics of picophytoplankton in Adriatic Sea with emphasis on

  • cyanobacteria genus Synechococcus'

  • University of Split, Croatia

  • Period: September 1998- June 2003

  • Qualification: BSc (today qualified as MSc)

  • Supervisor: Dr. Ivana Grubelić ('Institute for oceanography and fisheries', Split, Croatia)

  • BSc Thesis: 'Influence of pollution on the supralittoral and mediolittoral benthic coommunities in

  • the Split area'

  • V gymnasium 'Vladimir Nazor', Split, Croatia

  • Period: September 1994- September 1998

  • Qualification: high school diploma