September 8-11, 2020, Sv. Martin na Muri, Croatia

Nikolina Udiković Kolić

Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Nikolina Udiković Kolić is a biotechnologist working as a Senior Research Associate and Head of the Lab for Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology at the Ruđer Bošković Institute in Zagreb, Croatia.

She received her PhD in Molecular Biotechnology at the University of Zagreb for research on microbial communities capable of degrading s-triazine herbicides.

During her postdoctoral study at the Yale University, USA, she extended her research interests to antibiotic resistance in the environment impacted by intensive agricultural practices.

During the last 5 years, her research group focused on questions addressing the role of pharmaceutical wastewaters in the development and spread of antibiotic resistance in the receiving aquatic environment.

Since 2013 dr. Udikovic Kolic is teacher in doctoral study programmes at the University of Osijek and University of Zagreb (Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology).