Research Associate
Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology (LMMGE)

Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering (IMGGE),
University of Belgrade

V. Stepe 444a, PO Box 23, 11010 Belgrade, Serbia
Mobile:           +381 65 397 60 34
Phone:           +381 11 397 60 34
Fax:               +381 11 397 58 08
E-mail: sanjajeremic@imgge.bg.ac.rs

EDUCATION

2013 - PhD in Molecular Biology, Faculty of Biology (FB), University of Belgrade (UB), (Thesis: Mechanisms of heavy metal tolerance in free living bacteria and bacterial biofilms)

2007 - B.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Physiology, FB, UB

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2014 – Research Associate,LMMGE, IMGGE, UB

2011 – 2014 - Research Assistant, LMMGE, IMGGE, UB

2007 – 2011 - Research Trainee, LMMGE, IMGGE, UB

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Science promotion activities:

Researchers' Night Fever “SCIMFONICOM 2.013” (FP7-PEOPLE-2013-NIGHT 609724, 2013)

Researchers' Night Fever “SCIMFONICOM” (FP7-PEOPLE-2012-NIGHT 316471, 2012)

Researchers' Night Fever "RENIFEVER" (EU, CSA-SA, FP7-PEOPLE-2011-NIGHT- 287432, 2011)

A short course of DNAlogy (MNTRS, 2010)

A short course of DNAlogy (MNTRS, 2009)

RESEARCH INTEREST

METAGENOMICS (CULTURE INDEPENDENT BACTERIAL DIVERISTY ANALYSIS)

HEAV METAL TOLERANCE (ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HEAVY METAL TOLERANT BACTERIA, MECHANISMS OF TOLERANCE, HEAVY METAL TOLERANT BIOFILMS, BIOREMEDIATION)

BIOCATALYSIS (PROTEIN EXPRESSION, LACCASES, LIPASES, BIOCATALYTIC PROCESS DEVELOPMENT AND OPTIMIZATION, BIOTRANSFORMATIONS)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Jovanović P, Jeremić S, Đokić L, Savić V, Radivojević J, Maslak V, Ivković B,
Vasiljević B, Nikodinovic-Runić J. Chemoselectivebiocatalytic reduction of conjugated nitroalkenes: New application for an Escherichia coli BL21(DE3) expression strain.
Enz Microb Technol (2014) 60C, 16-23.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24835095

Bajkić S, Narančić T, Đokić L, Đorđević D, Nikodinović-Runić J, Morić I, Vasiljević B. Microbial diversity and isolation of multiple metal tolerant bacteria from surface and underground pit within Copper mining and smelting complex Bor. Arch Biol Sci (2013) 65(1),375-386.

http://www.doiserbia.nb.rs/Article.aspx?id=0354-46641301375B#.VE5TI2fZtSo

Đokić L, Narančić T, Nikodinović-Runić J, Bajkić S, Vasiljević B. Four Bacillus sp. soil isolates capable of degrading phenol, toluene, biphenyl, naphthalene and other aromatic compounds exhibit different aromatic catabolic potentials. Arch Biol Sci (2011) 63 (4), 1057-1067.

http://www.doiserbia.nb.rs/Article.aspx?ID=0354-46641104057D#.VE5UZ2fZtSo

Morić I, Savić M, Ilić-Tomić T, Vojnović S, Bajkić S, Vasiljević B rRNA methyltransferases and their role in resistance to antibiotics. J Med Biochem (2010) 29, 1-5. http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jomb.2010.29.issue-3/v10011-010-0030-y/v10011-010-0030-y.xml

Vojnović S, Ilić-Tomić T, Savić M, Bajkić S, Morić I, Vasiljević B. Comparative analysis of 16S rRNA methyltransferases conferring resistance to aminoglycoside antibiotics in producing strains, in: Current Research, Technology and Education Topics in Applied Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology Vol. 1(2010), (Ed. A. M. Vilas), Formatex Research Center, Spain, pp. 501-508.

Morić I, Bajkić S, Savić M, Ilic-Tomić T, Conn GL, Vasiljević B. Heterologous Escherichia coli expression, purification and characterization of the GrmA aminoglycoside-resistance methytransferase. Protein J (2009) 28, 326-332. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/ 19763405