Snježana Topolovec-Pintarić is an associate professor at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Plant Pathology. Her main research activities are in plant pathology, mycology, and plant protection. She has been involved in 7 projects with chemical industries on the evaluation of fungicidal efficacy and 2 US projects on biological control of weeds. Since 2005, she has investigated biological control of plant pathogenic fungi with indigenous Trichoderma species as well as Trichoderma effects on plant growth. She was involved in 2 projects on the investigation possibilities of Trichoderma encapsulation. For six years she was in the Organization Committee for the annual national Symposium of Plant Protection and was the secretary of the Croatian Plant Protection Society and on the Governing Board. She contributed as lecturer and organizer in 2 workshops on seed pathology. She is trained as an instructional designer for e-learning and online courses. She likes to use her artistic skills in educational purposes by creating videos and art exhibitions to educate people about phytopathogenic fungi.