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Jelena Spasić

PhD student

Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology (LMMGE)
Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering (IMGGE)

University of Belgrade
V. Stepe 444a, 11010 Beograd, Srbija

Mob:   +381 64 397 60 34
Tel:     +381 11 397 60 34
Faks:   +381 11 397 58 08
E-mail: jelenaspasic@imgge.bg.ac.rs

EDUCATION

2015 - PhD student of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade
2015 - MSc in biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade
2014 - BSc in biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2015 - PhD student, Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology, IMGGE
2014 - 2015 - Master student, Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology, IMGGE
2014 - International IAESTE internship at Department of Virus Research, Manipal, India
2014 - Volunteer, Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology, IMGGE 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

2016 - Member of Serbian Society for Microbiology 
2017 - Member of Serbian Society for Molecular Biology
2014 - 2015 – participant at  "Science festival" and "Researchers’ night"

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Optimisation of β—nitrostyrene biotransformation process using recombinant 4- oxalocrotonate tautomerase
  • Biocatalytical potential of Streptomyces

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Djokic L, Spasic J, Jeremic S, Vasiljevic B, Prodanovic O, Prodanovic R and Nikodinovic-Runic J. (2015) Immobilization of Escherichia coli cells expressing 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase for improved biotransformation of β-nitrostyren, Bioprocess Biosyst Eng.; 38(12):2389-95

Ivana Aleksić

Research Trainee
Institute of molecular genetics and genetic engineering (IMGGE),

University of Belgrade
V. Stepe 444a, P.Fah 23, 11010 Belgrade, Serbia

Mobile:  +381 65 397 60 34
Phone:  +381 11 397 60 34
Fax:      +381 11 397 58 08
E-mail: ivana_aleksic@imgge.bg.ac.rs

EDUCATION

2015 - PhD student, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade
2015 - M.Sc in Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade
2014  - B.Sc in Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2016 - Research Trainee, Laboratory for microbial molecular genetics and ecology, Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering,
Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade

CAREER HISTORY

2016 - employed at Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology, Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, University of Belgrade

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Production of secondary metabolites by soil Actinomycete
  • Microbial biofilms
  • Quorum sensing

OTHER ACTIVITIES

2015 - Member of Serbian Society for Microbiology

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Glisic B, Aleksic I, Comba P, Wadepohl H, Ilic-Tomic T, Nikodinovic-Runic J, and Djuran M. (2016) Copper(II) complexes with aromatic nitrogen-containing heterocycles as effective inhibitors of quorum sensing activity in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. RSCAdv.DOI: 10.1039/C6RA19902J
  2. Pekmezovic M, Aleksic I, Barac A, Arsic-Arsnijevic V, Vasiljevic B, Nikodinovic-Runic J, and Senerovic L. (2016) Prevention of polymicrobial biofilms composed of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and pathogenic fungi by essential oils from selected Citrus species. Pathog.Dis. DOI: 10.1093/femspd/ftw102 

Marija Mojicevic

Research Trainee

Institute of molecular genetics and genetic engineering (IMGGE),
University of Belgrade

Vojvode Stepe 444a, P.Fah 23, 11010 Belgrade, Serbia
Mobile: +381 65 397 60 34
Phone: +381 11 397 60 34
Fax: +381 11 397 58 08
E-mail: marijamojicevic@imgge.bg.ac.rs

EDUCATION

2014 - PhD student, Faculty of Technology, University of Novi Sad
2014 - Master degree in Biotechnology, Faculty of Technology, Univesity of Novi Sad
2013 - Engineer in Technology, Faculty of Technology, University of Novi Sad

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2014 - Research Trainee, Laboratory for microbial molecular genetics and ecology, Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering,
Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade

CAREER HISTORY

2014 - employed at Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology, Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, University of Belgrade

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Isolation and antifungal activity of Streptomyces
  • Bioprocess modeling and optimization

OTHER ACTIVITIES

2014 - Member of Serbian Society for Microbiology
2009-2014 - Member of Volunteer Centre of Vojvodina
2009-2011 - Member of BEST (Board of European Students of Technology)

Dušan Milivojević

Research Assistant

Institute of molecular genetics and genetic engineering (IMGGE),
University of Belgrade

V. Stepe 444a, P.Fah 23, 11010 Belgrade, Serbia
Mobile:  +381 64 216 22 07
Phone:  +381 11 397 60 34
Fax:      +381 11 397 58 08
E-mail: dusan.milivojevic@imgge.bg.ac.rs

EDUCATION

2014 - PhD student, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade
2014 - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2014 - Research Trainee, Laboratory for microbial molecular genetics and ecology, Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering,
Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade

CAREER HISTORY

2014 - employed at Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology, Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, University of Belgrade

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Microbial biofilms
  • Quorum sensing
  • Host - pathogen interactions
  • Application of molecular methods in the diagnosis of infectious animal diseases

OTHER ACTIVITIES 

2014 - Member of Serbian Society for Microbiology
2005 - 2011 - Member of Serbian Volunteer Service (Young Researchers of Serbia) 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Glisic B, Senerovic L,  Comba P, Wadepohl H, Veselinovic A, Milivojevic D, Djuran M, Nikodinovic-Runic J. Silver(I) complexes with phthalazine and quinazoline as effective agents against pathogenic Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains. J Inorg Biochem  (2016) 155, 115 – 128. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0162013415301276

Savic N, Milivojevic  D, Glisic  B, Ilic-Tomic T,  Veselinovic J, Pavic A, Vasiljevic B,   Nikodinovic-Runic J, Djurana M (2016).  A comparative antimicrobial and toxicological study of gold(III) and silver(I) complexes with aromatic nitrogen-containing heterocycles: synergistic activity and improved selectivity index of Au(III)/Ag(I) complexes mixture. RSC Adv 6, 13193-13206

Aksentijevic K, Asanin J, Milivojevic D, Colovic S, Buturac A, Cindric M, Misic D  (2016). Differentiation between Pseudomonas and Stenotrophomonas species isolated from fish using molecular and maldi-tof method. Acta Vet-Beograd  66, 304 - 316