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Biography

Education:

  • 2016: BSc Biology (UN), BF UL
  • 2019: MSc Molecular and functional biology, BF UL
  • 2020: MSc Biological education (Professor of Biology) BF UL


Work Experience

  • Employed at Department of Biology at Biotechnical Faculty UL since 2019.
  • Habilitation: Plant Physiology
  • Teaching practical courses at subjects:
    • Plant Growth and Development (MSc MFB in BIZ)
    • Plant Biotic Interactions (MSc MFB, BIZ, EBD)
    • Plant Physiology II (MSc BTH)
    • Botechnology of Plant-Microbial Interactions (MSc BTH)
    • Environmental Biotechnology - plant part (MSc BTH)
    • Organisms at Biology Education (MSc BIZ)

  • Coordinator for promotion at Department of Biology.


Competencies

Public speaking, event organization, promotion of faculty, biological practical classes 


Recognitions, awards

  • 2021: Award of University of Ljubljana for Special Achievments of Students
  • 2019: Prešeren's Award for Best Master Thesis
  • 2019: Award of Biotechnical Faculty: Student who contributed a lot to work and reputation of BF UL
  • 2018: Award of Biotechnical Faculty: Best for best average grade in class (BIZ)
  • 2018: Award of Biotechnical Faculty: Student who contributed a lot to work and reputation of BF UL


Membership

  • Student representative at Comittee for Doctoral Study at University of Ljubljana (since 2020 - )
  • Student representative at Comittee for Doctoral Study at Biotechnical faculty UL and Biosciences Study Programme (since 2020 - )
  • Member of Executive board of Young Academy (since 2021 - )


Research Fields

  • Plant Physiology and Plant-Fungal Interactions: Endophytic fungi from seeds, mycorrhiza, natural antimicrobial substances from plants
  • Application of Cold Plasma Technology for Decontamination of Seeds and Grains (Buckwheat, Wheat)
  • Molecular Identification of Fungi
  • Educational Biology


Selected Bibliography

MRAVLJE, Jure, REGVAR, Marjana, STARIČ, Pia, ZAPLOTNIK, Rok, MOZETIČ, Miran, VOGEL-MIKUŠ, Katarina. Decontamination and Germination of Buckwheat Grains upon Treatment with Oxygen Plasma Glow and Afterglow. Plants: 11 (10), 2022.

 

MRAVLJE, Jure, REGVAR, Marjana, STARIČ, Pia, MOZETIČ, Miran, VOGEL-MIKUŠ, Katarina. Cold plasma affects germination and fungal community structure of buckwheat seeds. Plants: 10 (5), 2021.  

 

MRAVLJE, Jure, REGVAR, Marjana, VOGEL-MIKUŠ, Katarina. Development of cold plasma technologies for surface decontamination of seed fungal pathogens : present status and perspectives. Journal of Fungi: 7 (8), 2021.