Marija Stanković

Research Associate
Laboratory for Molecular Biology (LMB)

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

V. Stepe 444a, P.Fah 23, 11010 Belgrade, Serbia
Mobile:  +381 65 397 66 58                                   
Phone:  +381 11 397 66 58
Fax:      +381 11 397 58 08


2010 - PhD in Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biology (FB), UB (THESIS: Analysis of gene variants in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in humans)

2003 - BSc in Molecular Biology and Physiology, FB, University of Belgrade


2011 - Research Associate Laboratory for Molecular Biology, IMGGE

2007 - 2011 - Research Assistant LMB,IMGGE

2004 - 2007 - Research TraineeLMB, IMGGE

2003 - 2004 - postgraduate schoolarship by the Ministry of Science and Environmental Protestion, Republic of Serbia


2013 - 2015 - Postdoc Fellow, Feinberg graduate school, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

2011 - 2012 - assistant coordinator of the project: Complex diseases as a model system for phenotype modulation - structural and functional analysis of molecular biomarkers -  Pulmonary phenotype, MESTDS, 173008

2011 – 2011 - Lecturer on PhD programme in Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade, Subject: Molecular genetic in the diagnostic, prevention and therapy of human diseases

2013 - Reviewer in American Journal of Biomedical Research

2012 - membership Oxygen Club of California

2004 - membership European Respiratory Society


- respiratory disorders: COPD, bronchiectasis, asthma, etiopathology of emphisematous and fibrotic lesions, inflammation and oxidative stress of the lungs

- approaches: genetic association studies, gene expressions, gene-environment interactions, phenotype modulation, biomarkers


1. Polymorphisms of beta2-adrenergic receptor gene in Serbian asthmatic adults: effects on response to beta-agonists. Petrovic-Stanojevic N,Topic A, Nikolic A,Stankovic M, Dopudja-Pantic V,Milenkovic B,Radojkovic D.Mol Diagn Ther.2014 Jul 30. Epub ahead of print.

2. Gender-related reference intervals of urinary 8-oxo-7,8-dihydro-2'-deoxyguanosine determined by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry in Serbian population. Topic A, Francuski D, Markovic B, Stankovic M, Dobrivojevic S, Drca S, Radojkovic D. Clin Biochem. 2013;46(4-5):321-6.

3. Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency in Serbian adults with lung diseases. Topic A, Stankovic M, Divac-Rankov A, Petrovic-Stanojevic N, Mitic-Milikic M, Radojkovic D. Genet Test Mol Biomarkers. 2012;16(11):1282-6.

4. Therapeutic Potential of NO-Modified Drugs in Colon Cancer Cells. Mojic M, Mijatovic S, Maksimovic-Ivanic D, Miljkovic D, Stosic-Grujicic S, Stankovic M, Mangano K, Travali S, Donia M, Fagone P, Zocca MB, Al-Abed Y, McCubrey JA, Nicoletti F. Mol Pharmacol. 2012;82(4):700-10.

5. Prothrombotic genetic risk factors in stroke: a possible different role in pediatric and adult patients. Djordjevic V, Stankovic M, Brankovic-Sreckovic V, RakicevicLj, Damnjanovic T, Antonijevic N, Radojkovic D. Clin Appl Thromb Hemost. 2012;18(6):658-61.

6. A novel role for cardiac ankyrin repeat protein Ankrd1/CARP as a co-activator of the p53 tumor suppressor protein.Kojic S, Nestorovic A, Rakicevic L, Belgrano A, Stankovic M, Divac A, Faulkner G. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2010;502(1):60-7.

7. TNF-α-308 promotor polymorphism in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer. Stankovic M, Nestorovic A, Tomovic A, Petrovic-Stanojevic N, Andjelic-Jelic M, Dopudja-Pantic V, Nagorni-Obradovic Lj, Mitic-Milikic M, Radojkovic D. Neoplasma. 2009;56(4):348-52.

8. Matrix metalloproteinases gene variants in idiopathic disseminated bronchiectasis. Stankovic M, Nikolic A, Divac A, Rakicevic Lj, Tomovic A, Mitic-Milikic M, Nagorni-Obradovic Lj, Grujic M,Petrovic-Stanojevic N, Andjelic-Jelic M, Dopudja-Pantic V, Radojkovic D. J Investig Med. 2009;57(3):500-503.

9. Genetic risk factors for arterial ischemic stroke in children: a possible MTHFR and eNOS gene-gene interplay? Djordjevic V, Stankovic M, Brankovic-Sreckovic V, RakicevicLj, Radojkovic D. J Child Neurol. 2009;24(7):823-7.

10. The CFTR M470V gene variant as a potential modifier of COPD severity: study of Serbian population. Stankovic M,Nikolic A,Divac A,Tomovic A,Petrovic-Stanojevic N,Andjelic M,Dopudja-Pantic V,Surlan M,Vujicic I,Ponomarev D,Mitic-Milikic M,Kusic J, Radojkovic D. Genet Test. 2008;12(3):357.

11. PCR amplification on whole blood samples treated with different commonly used anticoagulants. Djordjevic V, Stankovic M, Nikolic A, Antonijevic N, Rakicevic Lj, Divac A, Radojkovic M. Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2006;23:517.

12. Analysis of common CFTR polymorphisms 5T, M470V and R75Q in healthy Serbian population. Nikolic A, Divac A, Stankovic M, Dinic J, Tomic B, Ljujic M. Russ J Genet. 2006;42(7):821.

13. Indirect diagnosis of haemophilia B by multiplex PCR/RFLP. Stankovic M, Rakicevic L, Mikovic D, Jankovic G, Nikolic A. Clin Lab Haematol. 2005;27(2):145.

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