dr. Barbara Pipan

Ph.D. of Biotechnological Sciences associate research scientist  Crop Science Department Common bean breeding, environmental and plant genetics, molecular biology of plants Researchers +386 (0)1 280 52 73 barbara.pipan@kis.si

Scientific area and expert work

Research and expert work in common bean breeding, environmental and plant genetics, molecular biology of plants (population genetics, genetic diversity, gene flow studies, development of new molecular methods, spatial sampling, coexistence studies). Researcher for environmental genetics, plant breeding and molecular biology. She is a leader of common bean breeding and application of molecular markers to facilitate breeding processes as well as for genetic diversity and population genetics studies of different plant species. She is head of Genetics laboratory at AIS.

Project participations

  • Genetic erosion threats to local varieties and their value for production and use (V4-1618) (2016-2019), Slovenian Research Agency and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food
  • Utilization of common bean genetic resources for sustainable crop improvement and healthy food (L4-7520) (2016-2018), Slovenian Research Agency and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food
  • Preservation and suitability of use, establishment of maintenance selection and production of seed material of maize landraces and important filed crops in sustainable agriculture (V4-1413) (2014-2017), Slovenian Research Agency and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food
  • Response to water stress in common bean: proteomic analysis and QTL mapping (J4-4126) (2011-2014), Slovenian Research Agency and Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food
  • SMARTLEG: Efficient management of resources for smart legumes utilization (2017), ECPGR.

 

Project leader

- ARIMNet2 project called MedVitis 2018-2020: the leader of research group in Slovenian partner organisation

Memberships

-   Slovenian Genetics Society

-   ISHS member

Selected publications

1. SINKOVIČ, Lovro, PIPAN, Barbara, MEGLIČ, Vladimir, KUNSTELJ, Nataša, NEČEMER, Marijan, ZLATIĆ, Emil, ŽNIDARČIČ, Dragan. Genetic differentiation of Slovenian sweet potato varieties ( Ipomoea batatas ) and effect of different growing media on their agronomic and nutritional traits. Italian journal of agronomy, ISSN 1125-4718, 2017, vol. 12, no. 4, str. 350-356, ilustr., doi: 10.4081/ija.2017.949.

2. PIPAN, Barbara, ŽNIDARČIČ, Dragan, KUNSTELJ, Nataša, MEGLIČ, Vladimir. Genetic evaluation of sweetpotato accessions introduced to the central European area. Journal of agricultural science and technology, ISSN 1680-7073, 2017, vol. 19, iss. 5, str. 1139-1150.

3. PIPAN, Barbara, ŽNIDARČIČ, Dragan, MEGLIČ, Vladimir. Evaluation of genetic diversity of sweet potato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.] on different ploidy levels applying two capillary platforms. The journal of horticultural science & biotechnology, ISSN 1462-0316, 2017, vol. 92, iss. 2, str. 192-198, doi: 10.1080/14620316.2016.1249963.

4. MARAS, Marko, PIPAN, Barbara, ŠUŠTAR VOZLIČ, Jelka, MEGLIČ, Vladimir, et al. Examination of genetic diversity of Common bean from the Western Balkans. Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, ISSN 0003-1062. 2015, letn. 140, iss. 4, str. 308-316.

5. RUSJAN, Denis, PELENGIĆ, Radojko, PIPAN, Barbara, OR, E., JAVORNIK, Branka, ŠTAJNER, Nataša. Israeli germplasm: phenotyping and genotyping of native grapevines (Vitis vinifera L.). Vitis, ISSN 0042-7500, 2015, vol. 54, spec. iss., str. 87-89.

6. DERLINK, Maja, PIPAN, Barbara, PAVLOVČIČ, Petra, JONES, Laura E., MEGLIČ, Vladimir, SYMONDSON, William O. C., VIRANT-DOBERLET, Meta. Characterization of eleven polymorphic microsatellite markers for leafhoppers of the genus Aphrodes (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Conservation genetics resources, ISSN 1877-7252, 2014, vol. 6, iss. 4, str. 933-935. doi: 10.1007/s12686-014-0245-1.

7. PIPAN, Barbara, ŠUŠTAR VOZLIČ, Jelka, MEGLIČ, Vladimir. Genetic differentiation among sexually compatible relatives of Brassica napus L. = Genetska diferenciacija izmedu seksualno kompatibilnih srodnika kod vrste Brassica napus L. Genetika, ISSN 0534-0012, 2013, vol. 45, no. 2, str. 309-327, doi: 10.2298/GENSR1302309P

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