Research Assistant
Laboratory for Molecular Biology (LMB)

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

V. Stepe 444a, P.Fah 23, 11010 Belgrade, Serbia
Mobile:           +381 64  3976658               
Phone:           +381 11 3976658
Fax:               +381 11 397 58 08
E-mail:           iva@imgge.bg.ac.rs

EDUCATION

2014 - PhD in Biology, Faculty of Biology (FB), UB (“The functional analysis of the C20068T gene variant in the 3`end of the prothrombin gene and its role in the pathogenesis of thrombophilia”)

2009 - B.Sc. in Molecular biology and physiology, FB, University of Belgrade

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2012 - Research Assistant, LMB, IMGGE

2010 - 2012 - Postgraduate fellow of national Ministry of Science LMB, IMGGE

CAREER HISTORY

2014 - Co-head of theBiomedicine programme, Petnica Research Center

2009 - Member of Laboratory for Molecular biology, IMGGE, UB

2009 - 2014 - Senior assistant of theBiomedicine programme, Petnica Research Center

2004 - 2009 - Junior assistant of the Biomedicine programme, Petnica Research Center

RESEARCH INTEREST

prothrombin 3'end processing and regulation of prothrombin gene expression

functional analysis of 3'end prothrombin gene variants

3'end of prothrombin gene  in etiology of thrombophilia, cancer, inflammation

screening for new thrombophilia markers

inherited thrombophilia

SELECTED PUBLICATION

The 3'end prothrombin gene variants in patients with different thrombotic events. Djordjevic V, Pruner I, Tomic B, Nestorovic A, Gvozdenov M, Kovac M, Radojkovic D. Lab Med. 2014 Fall;45(4):309-14 [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25316662]

Determination of transgene copy number in stably transfected mammalian cells by PCR-capillary electrophoresis assay. Pruner I, Djordjevic V, Gvozdenov M, Tomic B, Radojkovic D. Biochem Genet. 2014 Apr;52(3-4):159-65. [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24292648]

A novel prothrombin mutation in two families with prominent thrombophilia--the first cases of antithrombin resistance in a Caucasian population. Djordjevic V, Kovac M, Miljic P, Murata M, Takagi A, Pruner I, Francuski D, Kojima T, Radojkovic D. J Thromb Haemost. 2013 Oct;11(10):1936-9.  [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23927452]

Are thrombophilia more multifactorial than we thought: report of mosaicism for FII G20210A and novel FII T20061C gene variants. Djordjevic V, Mitic G, Pruner I, Kovac M, Radojkovic D.

J Thromb Haemost. 2012 Feb;10(2):301-3. [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22141575]

+1040 C/T polymorphism in coding region of thrombin-activatable fibrinolysis inhibitor gene and the risk of idiopathic recurrent fetal loss. Pruner I, Djordjevic V, Miljic P, Kovac M, Antonijevic N, Rakicevic L, Radojkovic D. Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis. 2010 Oct;21(7):679-82.

[http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20729722]