School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Faculty of Sciences
Ana completed her Bachelor's in Horticulture and Master's in Viticulture and Oenology at The University of Zagreb, Croatia. She graduated on genotyping, parentage analysis and clonal selection of native Croatian grapevine varieties. After gaining some industry experience, Ana commenced her PhD in Oenology at the University of Adelaide. Her PhD was focusing on selection and characterisation of yeasts other than Saccharomyces cerevisiae ('wine' yeast) to manage wine quality. She is now a post-doctoral research fellow, sharing her time between the Universities of Bordeaux and Adelaide. Her work aims to harness microbial diversity to impart novel characteristics to wines, particularly in the context of changing climate.
Date Position Institution name 2018 Visiting Research Fellow University of Adelaide 2018 Post-doctoral Research Fellow University of Bordeaux
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2018 Award Dean's Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence The University of Adelaide Australia — 2013 Award Rector's award The University of Zagreb Croatia — 2013 Award Special Rector's award The University of Zagreb Croatia —
Language Competency Croatian Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review French Can read, write, speak and understand spoken German Can read, speak and understand spoken
Date Institution name Country Title 2014 - 2018 University of Adelaide Australia PhD in Wine Science 2010 - 2013 University of Zagreb Croatia Master's degree in Viticulture and Oenology 2007 - 2010 University of Zagreb Croatia Bachelor's degree in Horticulture
Year Citation 2018 Schelezki, O., Smith, P., Hranilovic, A., Bindon, K., & Jeffery, D. (2018). Comparison of consecutive harvests versus blending treatments to produce lower alcohol wines from Cabernet Sauvignon grapes: impact on polysaccharide and tannin content and composition. Food Chemistry, 244, 50-59.
DOI Scopus3 WoS3 Europe PMC1
2018 Hranilovic, A., Gambetta, J., Schmidtke, L., Boss, P., Grbin, P., Masneuf-Pomarede, I., . . . Jiranek, V. (2018). Oenological traits of Lachancea thermotolerans show signs of domestication and allopatric differentiation. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 14812-1-14812-13.
DOI Scopus7 WoS6 Europe PMC3
2017 Hranilovic, A., Bely, M., Masneuf-Pomarede, I., Jiranek, V., & Albertin, W. (2017). The evolution of Lachancea thermotolerans is driven by geographical determination, anthropisation and flux between different ecosystems. PLoS ONE, 12(9), e0184652-1-e0184652-17.
DOI Scopus12 WoS9 Europe PMC3
2016 Ristic, R., Hranilovic, A., Li, S., Longo, R., Pham, D., Qesja, B., . . . Jiranek, V. (2016). Integrated strategies to moderate the alcohol content of wines. Wine & Viticulture Journal, 31(5), 33-38.
Year Citation 2015 Tondini, F., Hranilovic, A., & Jiranek, V. (2015). Dealing with spontaneous wine fermentation: wild yeast behaviour Federico Tondini, Ana Hranilovic, Vladimir Jiranek. In YEAST Vol. 32 (pp. S112). Fondazione Edmund Mach, Levico Terme, ITALY: WILEY-BLACKWELL.
Year Citation 2018 Hranilovic, A., Bely, M., Gambetta, J., Schmidtke, L., Boss, P., Grbin, P., . . . Jiranek, V. (2018). Oenological phenomes of Lachancea thermotolerans reflect patterns of domestication and allopatric differentiation. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 34th International Specialised Symposium on Yeast (ISSY 35). Bariloche, Argentina. 2017 Ristic, R., Schelezki, O., Hranilovic, A., Li, S., Pham, D. -T., Wollan, D., . . . Wilkinson, K. (2017). Integrated approach to managing alcohol levels in wine while maintaining quality and style. Poster session presented at the meeting of ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY. Washington, DC: AMER CHEMICAL SOC. 2017 Hranilovic, A., Bely, M., Masneuf-Pomarede, I., Jiranek, V., & Albertin, W. (2017). Microsatellite analysis reveals grouping of Lachancea thermotolerans isolates based on their geographic origin and isolation habitat. Poster session presented at the meeting of The 33rd International Specialised Symposium on Yeasts (ISSY 33). Cork, Ireland.
Guest lecturer - Grape and Wine Industry Practice, Policy and Communication, The University of Adelaide (2016, 2018)
Demonstrator - Cellar and Winery Waste Management, The University of Adelaide (2018)
Demonstrator and Tutor - Microbiology for Viticulture and Oenology, The University of Adelaide (2016 - 2018)
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