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

2017 - Member of Serbian Society for Molecular Biology
2016 - Member of Serbian Society for Microbiology 
2016 - Member of FEMS  (Federation of European Microbiological Societies) 
2014 - 2015 – participant at  "Science festival" and "Researchers’ night"

RESEARCH INTEREST

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

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Spasić J, Mandić M, Đokić L and Nikodinović-Runić J. (2018) Streptomyces spp. in the biocatalysis toolbox. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. doi: 10.1007/s00253-018- 8884-x  

Lazić J, Spasić J, Francuski Đ, Tokić-Vujošević Z, Runić J, Maslak V and Đokić L. (2016) Importance of the N-terminal Proline for the Promiscuous Activity of 4-Oxalocrotonate Tautomerase (4-OT). Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society. 81 (8)

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

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