Vanredni profesor
Biološki Fakultet, Univerzitet u Beogradu i
Laboratorija za molekularnu mikrobiologiju

Institut za molekularnu genetiku i genetičko inženjerstvo (IMGGI),
Univerzitet u Beogradu,

V. Stepe 444a, 11010 Beograd, Srbija
Mob:   +381 64 823 79 62
Tel:     +381 11 397 59 60
Fax:    +381 11 397 58 08
E-mail: jlozo@bio.bg.ac.rs

OBRAZOVANJE

2008 - doktor bioloških nauka, Biološki fakultet (BF), Univerzitet u Beogradu (UB),
(Molekularna karakterizacija bakteriocina i agregacionih sposobnosti prirodnog izolata Lactobacillus paracasei subsp. paracasei BGSJ2-8)
2003 - magistar bioloških nauka, BF, UB
1999 - diplomirani molekularni biolog i fiziolog, BF, UB

ISTRAŽIVAČKO ISKUSTVO

2013 - vanredni profesor, BF, UB
2009 - 2013 - docent, BF, UB
2003 - 2009 - asistent, BF, UB
2000 - 2003 - asistent pripravnik, Biološki fakultet (BF), UB

RADNO ISKUSTVO

2009 - predavač na osnovnim akademskim studijama i na doktorskim studijama na Biološkom fakultetu, UB, u okviru studijskog programa Molekularna biologija

OSTALE AKTIVNOSTI

Član Udruženja mikrobiologa Srbije, Srpskog biološkog društva i Biohemijskog društva Srbije

OBLAST NAUČNOG INTERESOVANJA 

Biohemijska i genetička karakterizacija bakterijskih antimikrobnih jedinjenja proteinske prirode, bakteriocina i njihova potencijalna primena sa tradicionalnim antibioticima kod bakterija koje nose višestruke rezistencije na antibiotike.

ODABRANI NAUČNI RADOVI 

Berić, T., Stanković, S., Draganić, V., Kojić, M., Lozo, J., Fira, Dj. (2014) Novel antilisterial bacteriocin licheniocin 50.2 fromBacillus licheniformis VPS50.2 isolated from soil sample. J. Appl. Microbiol. 116(3): 502-510. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24238327

Uzelac,G., Kojic, M., Lozo, J., Aleksandrzak-Piekarczyk, T., Kristensen, T., Nes, I.F., Diep, D. B., Topisirovic, L. (2013) Zn-dependant metallopeptidase is responsible for sensitivity to LsbB, a class II leaderless bacteriocin of Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis BGMN1-5. J. Bacteriol. 195(24):5614-5621. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24123824

Golić, N., Čadež, N., Terzić-Vidojević, A., Šuranská, H., Beganović, J., Lozo, J., Kos, B., Šušković, J., Raspor, P., Topisirović, Lj. (2013) Evaluation of lactic acid bacteria and yeast diversity in traditional white pickled and fresh soft cheeses from the mountain regions of Serbia and lowland regions of Croatia. Int. J Food Microbiol. 166: 294-300. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23973841

Strahinic, I., Lozo, J., Terzic-Vidojevic, A., Fira, D., Kojic, M., Golic, N., Begovic, J., Topisirovic, L. (2013) Technological and probiotic potential of BGRA43 a natural isolate of Lactobacillus helveticus. Front. Microbiol. 4: doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00002 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23346083

Tolinački, M., Lozo, J., Veljović, K., Kojić, M., Fira, Đ., Topisirović, Lj. (2012) Examination of antimicrobial potential in natural isolates of Lactobacillus casei/paracasei group. Genetika 44: 661-677. http://www.doiserbia.nb.rs/Article.aspx?ID=0534-00121203661T#.VFEVs_mG8a4

Kozoderović, G., Velhner, M., Jelesić, Z., Golić, N., Lozo, J., Kehrenberg, C. (2012). Prevalence of quinolone resistance and mutations in the topoisomerase genes in Salmonella enteric serotype Enteritidis isolates from Serbia. Int. J Antimicrob. Agents. 40: 455-457. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22999768

Kojic, M., Jovcic, B., Strahinic, I., Begovic, J., Lozo, J., Veljovic, K., Topisirovic, L. (2011) Cloning and expression of novel lactococcal aggregation factor from Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis BGKP1. BMC Microbiol. 11:265. doi:10.1186/1471-2180/11/265. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22182285

Lozo, J., Strahinic, I., Dalgalarrondo, M., Chobert, J-M., Haertlé, T., Topisirovic, L. (2011) Comparative analysis of b-casein proteolysis by PrtP proteinase from L. paracasei subsp. paracasei BGHN14, PrtR proteinase from L. rhamnosus BGT10 and PrtH proteinase from L. helveticus BGRA43. Int. Dairy J 21: 863-868. http://www.sciencedirect.com.proxy.kobson.nb.rs:2048/science/article/pii/S095869461100149X

Kojic, M., Lozo, J., Jovcic, B., Strahinic, I., Fira, D., Topisirovic, L. (2010) Construction of a new shuttle vector and its use for cloning and expression of two plasmid-encoded bacteriocins from Lactobacillus paracasei subsp. paracasei BGSJ2-8. Int. J Food Microbiol. 140: 117-124. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20439125

Begovic, J., Huys, G., Mayo, B., D’Haene, K., Florez, A. B., 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

Pastar, I., Begovic, J., Lozo, J., Topisirovic, L., Golic, N. (2007). Casitone-dependent transcriptional regulation of the prtP and prtM genes in the natural isolate Lactobacillus paracasei subsp. paracasei. Folia Microbiol. 52: 577-584. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18450219

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

Lozo, J., Jovcic, B., Kojic, M., Dalgalarrondo, M., Chobert, J-M., Haertlé, T., Topisirovic, L. (2007). Molecular characterization of a novel bacteriocin and an unusually large aggregation factor of Lactobacillus paracasei subsp. paracasei BGSJ2-8, a natural isolate from home-made cheese. Curr. Microbiol. 55: 266-271. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17657532

Topisirovic, L., Kojic, M., Fira, D., Golic, N., Strahinic, I., Lozo J. (2006). Potential of lactic acid bacteria isolated from specific natural niches in food production and preservation. Int. J Food Microbiol. (Special issue) 112: 230-235. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16764959

Lozo, J., Vukasinovic, M., Strahinic, I., Topisirovic, L. (2004). Characterization and antimicrobial activity of bacteriocin 217 produced by natural isolate Lactobacillus paracasei subsp. paracasei BGBUK2-16. J Food Prot. 67: 2727-2734. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15633678