Viši naučni saradnik
v.d direktora

Institut za molekularnu genetiku i genetičko inženjerstvo,
Univerzitet u Beogradu

V. Stepe 444a, 11010 Beograd
Mob: +381 64 804 40 82
Tel:  +381 11 397 57 44
Fax: +381 11 397 58 08
E-mail: begovicj@imgge.bg.ac.rs 

OBRAZOVANJE

2008 - doktor bioloških nauka, Biološki fakultet (BF), Univerzitet u Beogradu (UB)
2002 - magistar bioloških nauka, BF, UB
1998 - diplomirani biolog, BF, UB 

ISTRAŽIVAČKO ISKUSTVO

2013 - viši naučni saradnik, Institut za molekularnu genetiku i genetičko    inženjerstvo, (IMGGI), UB
2009 - 2013 - naučni saradnik, IMGGI, UB
2003 - 2009 - istraživač saradnik, IMGGI, UB
1998 - 2003 - istraživač pripravnik, IMGGI, UB 

RADNO ISKUSTVO

2013 - v.d. direktora IMGGI, UB
2011 - 2013 - zamenik direktora IMGGI, UB
2009 - 2011 - zamenik šefa Laboratorije za molekularnu genetiku industrijskih mikroorganizama, IMGGI, UB 

OSTALE AKTIVNOSTI

2013 - predavač na doktorskim studijama na Farmaceutskom fakultetu u okviru studijskog programa ”Mikrobiologija i imunologija”  
2011 - predstavnik Republike Srbije u ”ICGEB Board of Governors”, međunarodne organizacije ”International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology”, Trst, Italija i ICGEB ”liaison officer” za Republiku Srbiju
2000 - prevodilac za biotehnološke patente 

OBLAST NAUČNOG INTERESOVANJA

Molekularna mikrobiologija, molekularni mehanizmi interakcije bakterija-domaćin, molekularni mehanizmi rezistencije na antibiotike, molekularni mehanizmi u osnovi probiotičkog delovanja bakterija. 

ODABRANI NAUČNI RADOVI

Lukic J, Strahinic I, Milenkovic M, Nikolic M, Tolinacki M, Kojic M, Begovic J. (2014)Aggregation factor as an inhibitor of bacterial binding to gut mucosa. Microb Ecol.  68(3):633-644. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24823989

Jovčić B, Lepšanović Z, Begović J, Filipić B, Kojić M. (2014) Two copies of blaNDM-1 gene are present in NDM-1 producing Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from Serbia. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 105:613-8. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24343100

Jovčić B, Lepsanović Z, Begović J,  Rakonjac B, Perovanović J, Topisirović L, Kojić M. (2013) The clinical isolate Pseudomonas aeruginosa MMA83 carries two copies of the blaNDM-1 gene in a novel genetic context. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 57(7):3405-7. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23612199

Lukic J, Strahinic I, Milenkovic M, Golic N., Kojic M, Topisirovic L, Begovic J. (2013) Interaction of Lactobacillus fermentum BGHI14 with rat colonic mucosa: implications for colitis induction. Appl Environ Microb. 79 (18):5735-5744. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23851097

Begović J, Jovčić B, Papić-Obradović M, Veljović K, Lukić J, Kojić M, Topisirović L. (2013) Genotypic diversity and virulent factors of Staphylococcus epidermidis isolated from human breast milk. Microbiol Res.168:77-83. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23098640

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

Kojic M,Jovcic B, Strahinic I, Begović J, Lozo J, Veljovic K, Topisirovic L. (2011) Cloning and expression of a novel lactococcal aggregation factor from Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis BGKP1. BMC Microbiol. 19;11:265. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22182285

Begović J, Huys G, Mayo B, D’Haene K, Florez AB, Lozo J, Kojic M, Strahinic I, Topisirovic L. (2009) Human vaginal Lactobacillus rhamnosus harbor mutation in 23S rRNA associated with erythromycin resistance. Res Microbiol. 160:421-426. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19619642

Golic N, Strahinic I, Terzic-Vidojevic A, Begovic J, Nikolic M, Tolinacki M, Topisirovic L. (2012) Molecular diversity among natural populations of Lactobacillus paracasei and Lactobacillus plantarum/paraplantarumstrains isolated from autochthonous dairy products. Europ Food Res Tech. 234: 627-638.
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00217-012-1670-6#page-1

Veljovic K, Terzic-Vidojevic A, Vukasinovic M, Strahinic I, Begovic J, Lozo J, Ostojic M, Topisirovic L. (2007) Preliminary characterization of lactic acid bacteria isolated from Zlatar cheese. J Appl Microbiol. 103 2142-2152. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18045397