Dr. Tomislav Duvnjak is Senior Scientific Adviser in the Department of Breeding and Genetics for Industrial Plants at the Agricultural Institute Osijek, Croatia. In the soybean breeding team he works as a phytopathologyst. His main scientific focus are soybean fungal diseases. His research career started in 1997 as a scientific novice. He obtained his Master degree in phytomedicine at the Faculty of Agronomy in Zagreb, Croatia, and Ph.D. in phytopathology at the Agricultural faculty in Osijek, Croatia. During his scientific education he spent few months in Station d'Agronomie (INRA, Toulouse, France) and Istituto Sperimentale per la Patologia Vegetale (Rome, Italy). He is a member of the American Phytopathological Society.