Emina Šunje was born the 09.09.1987 in Sarajevo. Emina's work includes genetic and ecology studies of amphibians and reptiles (in broad sense: morphology, taxonomy, ethology and environmental studies for conservation purpose). She finishes undergraduate and graduate (master's) degree in Biology by the ends of 2011, at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of the University of Sarajevo researching molecular markers as estimators of diversity of the black slamander from Mt. Prenj . She begins her career at the International University of Sarajevo (IUS) as a teaching assistant in several courses in field of molecular biology (2010- 2013). In 2013 she starts her work at BHHU: ATRA through which she conducted several research projects such as : Investigating olm distribution in Bosnia and Herzegovina , and research and protection of black salamander populations of the Dinarides , which is also the topic of her doctoral dissertation. She is a student of the third cycle (PhD) at the Faculty of Science of the University of Sarajevo from January 2015. Her doctoral thesis is carried out with international and regional cooperation together with HHD Hyla (Croatia) and the University of Antwerp (Belgium) as a short-term Join EU-SEE Erasmus Mundus grantee (2015/2016). During her short career she is leader of six projects (6) concerning investigation and protection of biodiversity in BiH, and granter of three scholarships (3). She published six papers (6) and two (2) educational brochure on the topic of biodiversity BiH. She attended various conferences and symposiums with oral presentations (6) and posters (3). e-mail: email@example.com
Adnan Zimić was born on 10 November 1989 in Sarajevo (B&H). As a student (in 2012), he begins to study amphibians and reptiles, and becomes leader of Herpetological section of the Association of Biology students from Sarajevo (USB), where he gets involved in the following projects: Organisation of The International Biological camp "Tajan 2013", „Conservation of Endangered Prenj Black Salamander (Salamandra atra prenjensis) in B&H“ (2013/2014) and „The Paradox of Metamorphosis in European Common Spadefoot Toad (Pelobates fuscus) (2014/2015)“. Currently, he is leader of the project "Assessing the distribution and conservation status of Pannonian crested newt, Triturus dobrogicus macrosoma, in B&H" and "Living on Cultivated Surfaces: The Importance of Amphibian Species in Lowland Agroecosystems of Bosnia and Herzegovina". Adnan graduated (Msc degree) in 2016 at the Department of Biology (Faculty of Sciences) in Sarajevo on his work: Ecological characteristics of Common Spadefoot (Pelobates fuscus) metapopulations in The Bosnian Posavina.. He is author and co-author of 21 scientific papers, ten conference reports and one book in the field of herpetology. His greatest interests are ecology and ethology (behavior) of animal species. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tina Anić was born on March 9, 1995 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. She enrolled in the first cycle of studies at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Sarajevo in 2013, where she graduated as Bachelor of Biology-Microbiology. After that, she proceeded to enroll in the second cycle and is currently pursuing two Masters degrees - in Microbiology and Ecology. Through her thesis on antimicrobial potential of nose-horned viper venom, she finds balance between field and laboratory work, both of which she thorougly enjoys. She became an active member of BHHU ATRA in 2017, when she started with fieldwork and preparation of the first exhibition of Bosnian and Herzegovinian herpetofauna. She accepted the role of secretary and social media manager for BHHU ATRA in January 2019. She is also in active member of Association of Biology Students in Bosnia and Herzegovina as a project coordinator and participates in organization of annual international biology camps and educational activities. She was an ambassador of Coalition WILD in 2018. Participation in many projects and workshops has inspired her to take part in promotion and conservation of B&H biodiversity. She published her first paper about herpetofauna of Rujište and its wider area in 2017, and had subsequently participated at the 15. Symposium on plant protection in Bosnia and Herzegovina with a poster presentation. E-mail: email@example.com
Tea Zulčić was born on 8th May 1998 in Sarajevo. She began her undergraduate studies in 2016 at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Sarajevo. Although she is a microbiology student, her big interests are: ecology, ethology (animal behavior) and marine biology. Since 2018, she has been a member of the BHHU-ATRA and Association of Biology Students in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Very soon she began with field work research of amphibians and reptiles. One of the very first research was conducted on the European green lizard (Lacerta viridis) and research about the cognitive abilities of this lizard is her bachelor thesis which she is going to defend in 2020. She is an active member of the association and participates in activities such as: promotion, public education and protection of biodiversity in B&H. As a member of the Association of Biology Students in Bosnia and Herzegovina, she participates in the project realization named: Connecting Through Science as a project manager. Project also includes organization of the Xth International Biology Camp in Blagaj. In the future she is planing to implement research on turtles and tortoises in B&H, as well as to pursue her master studies in field of ecology with an emphasis on zoology and the protection of world biodiversity. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ana Ćurić, MSc in experimental biology-zoologist, was born on 19th March, 1991 in Banja Luka, BiH. She graduated at Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Banja Luka in 2015 and got a master’s degree at Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb in 2018, with an associated research on the distribution, ecology, morphometry, morphology and meristics of species Pelobates fuscus in its developmental stages. Presently, she is employed at the Republic Institute for the protection of cultural, historical and natural heritage, Banja Luka, Republic of Srpska as a biological senior expert associate – zoologist. Her research and conservation effort is focused in the fields of herpetology, mycology and marine biology. Since 2014, she has been the project manager of four research projects for the European common spadefoot toad (P.fuscus) in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Ana attended 8 scientific congress with posters (5) and oral presentations (4), over 12 regional projects, 6 biological camps as participant and senior expert, many researches, seminars and lectures, as participant and lecturer. She has published over 10 science papers as the first and co-author and many science and popular articles. She organized and educational photo exhibition “Amphibians of Bosnia and Herzegovina” in Banja Luka. For the Rufford Foundation, the Nature Conservation Organization, has successfully organized three conferences in Bosnia and Herzegovina (2015), Serbia (2018) and Turkey (2020). In addition, she is an active scuba diver and member of RC “Buk” Banja Luka. She has participated in research and conservation projects in the fields of marine biology and archaeology. During 2019, Ana organized and implemented the archaeological project “The sword in the stone in Vrbas River” and gained the experience and license for research in the underwater archaeology. E-mail: email@example.com.
Ajla Berberović was born on 22nd April 1997 in Sarajevo. She has always shown an interest and love for the environment so she decided to study at the Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Deparment of Biology. In the second year of study, she became an active member of the Association of Biology students in Bosnia and Herzegovina where she is currently serving as President of the Assembly. In the same year, she became a member of BHHU Atra and Ornithological Society Naše ptice where she showed great interest and desire to work. In her spare time, she volunteers in the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Natural Sciences Department, Botany Section where she is most focused on herbarium work. She was part of many biology camps, conferences, seminars and educational workshops. In 2019 she wrote and implemented her first project “Kreiranje Edukativnog parka na zelenim površinama PMF-a” which enabled students and other citizens to make contact with nature in urban environment and raised the environmental awareness of citizens. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org