Pajk Žontar Tanja

Assistant Professor at Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana

Tanja Pajk Žontar is an assistant professor at the University of Ljubljana Biotechnical Faculty. She is also the leader of the Human Nutrition Group within the Department of Food Science and Technology. Her collegiate studies have all been completed at the University of Ljubljana as well as her Doctoral Dissertation on the efficiency of various nutrients on reduction for oxidative stress in pigs as a model for humans. In between her time as a student and working at the University, she worked within the Slovene Consumer’s Association for many years. As her work as a professor continues, she finds time to enjoy the outdoors through walks through nature gardening or swimming. One topic she is currently interested in is nutrition for the elderly and researching the best choices for this demographic.