Teaching assistant
Department of microbiology and immunology

Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade
and
Laboratory for molecular microbiology (LMM)

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

V. Stepe 444a, P.Fah 23, 11010 Belgrade, Serbia
Mobile: +381 63  8395936
Phone: +381 11 397 59 60
Fax:     +381 11 397 58 08
E-mail: brankicaf@pharmacy.bg.ac.rs

EDUCATION

2013 -  PhD in Faculty of Pharmacy (FP), UB (Functional characterization of the CmbT transporter responsible for multidrug resistance on structurally different substrates of the strain Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris MG1363)
2007 - B.Sc. in Faculty of Pharmacy, FP, UB

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2008 - Researcher on project, LMM, IMGGE

CAREER HISTORY

2009 - Teachingassistant, Department of microbiology and immunology, FP, UB
2008 - 2009 - Teachingassociate, Department of microbiology and immunology, FP, UB
Member of Serbian Society for Microbiology

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Functional characterization of multidrug resistance transporters in L. lactis subsp. cremoris MG1363.
  • Phenotypic and molecular characterization of extended spectrum beta-lactamase (ESBL) and metallo beta-lactamase (MBL) producing strains in water streams and lakes of Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Molecular characterization and comparative analysis of Achromobacter Isolates from cystic fibrosis and non-cystic fibrosis patiens in Belgrade, Serbia.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

FilipicB, NikolicK, FilipicS, JovcicB, AgbabaD, AnticStankovicJ, KojicM, GolicN.IdentifyingtheCmbTsubstratesspecificitybyusingaquantitativestructure–activityrelationship (QSAR) study.Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 45(3): 764-771. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1876107013002617#

Jovčić B, Lepšanović Z, Begović J, Filipić B, Kojić M. Two copies of blaNDM-1 gene are present in NDM-1 producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from Serbia. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2014 Mar;105(3):613-8. doi: 10.1007/s10482-013-0094-z. Epub 2013 Dec 17. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24343100

Filipic B, Golic N, Jovcic B, Tolinacki M, Bay DC, Turner RJ, Antic-Stankovic J, Kojic M, Topisirovic L. The cmbT gene encodes a novel major facilitator multidrug resistance transporter in Lactococcus lactis. Res Microbiol. 2013 Jan;164(1):46-54. doi: 10.1016/j.resmic.2012.09.003.Epub2012Sep14. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22985829

Filipic B, Jovcic B, Uzelac G, Miljkovic M, Antic-Stankovic J, Topisirovic L and Golic  N. Over-expressed CmbT multidrug resistance transporter improves the fitness of Lactococcus lactis. Genetika. 2013  45(1): 197-206. http://www.doiserbia.nb.rs/img/doi/0534-0012/2013/0534-00121301197F.pdf

Lukić J, Strahinić I, Jovčić B, Filipić B, Topisirović L, Kojić M, Begović J. Different roles for lactococcal aggregation factor and mucin binding protein in adhesion to gastrointestinal mucosa. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012 Nov;78(22):7993-8000. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02141-12.Epub2012Sep7.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22961901