Danijela Stanisavljević Ninković

Assistant Research Professor
Laboratory for Human Molecular Genetics

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

Vojvode Stepe 444a, 11042 Belgrade 152, Serbia
Mobile:    +381 65  3976212                           
Phone:    +381 11 397 62 12
Fax:        +381 11 397 58 08
E-mail: danijelastanisavljevic@imgge.bg.ac.rs


2011 - PhD student, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade
2004-2011 - M.Sc. in Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade
2018 - PhD in Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade (UB),
“Analysis of the expression and role of the human gene SOX14 in neural differentiation in vitro and in the regulation of malignant phenotype”


2019 - Assistant Research Professor, Laboratory for Human Molecular Genetics, IMGGE
2013 - Research Associate, Laboratory for Human Molecular Genetics, IMGGE
2011 - 2013 - Research Trainee, Laboratory for Human Molecular Genetics, IMGGE


2011 - Laboratory for Human Molecular Genetics, IMGGE


  • Expression analysis of SOXB genes during in vitro neural differentiation of embryonal carcinoma cells.
  • Analysis of molecular mechanisms that involved human SOX genes during processes of in vitro neurogenesis and
  • Characterisation of human SOX14 gene function.
  • Introducing and application of flluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) for detection of numerical and structural chromosome aberations in human.


Stanisavljevic D, Popovic J, Petrovic I, Davidovic S, Atkinson MJ, Anastasov N, Stevanovic M. Radiation effects on early phase of NT2/D1 neural differentiation in vitro. Int J Radiat Biol. 2019 95(12):1627-1639. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31509479

Dimić DS, Marković ZS, Saso L, Avdović EH, Đorović JR, Petrović IP, Stanisavljević DD, Stevanović MJ, Potočňák I, Samoľová E, Trifunović SR, Dimitrić Marković JM. Synthesis and Characterization of 3-(1-((3,4-Dihydroxyphenethyl)amino)ethylidene)-chroman-2,4-dione as a Potential Antitumor Agent. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2019.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30906500 

Aleksic M, Stanisavljevic D,  Smiljkovic M,  Vasiljevic,  Stevanovic M, Sokovic M, Stojkovic D. Pyrimethanil: Between efficient fungicide against Aspergillus rot on cherry tomato and cytotoxic agent on human cell lines ANNALS OF APPLIED BIOLOGY, (2019), vol. 175 br. 2, str. 228-235.

Stanisavljevic D, Petrovic I, Vukovic V, Schwirtlich M, Gredic M, Stevanovic M, Popovic J. 2017. SOX14 activates the p53 signaling pathway and induces apoptosis in a cervical carcinoma cell line. PLoS One. Sep 19;12(9):e0184686. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0184686

Popovic J.,Stanisavljevic D.,Schwirtlich M.,Klajn A.,Marjanovic J.,Stevanovic M. Expression analysis of SOX14 during retinoic acid induced neural differentiation of embryonal carcinoma cells and assessment of the effect of its ectopic expression on SOXB members in HeLa cells. 2014. PloS One.Mar 17;9(3) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24637840

Mojsin M, Topalovic V, Vicentic JM, Schwirtlich M, Stanisavljevic D, Drakulic D,   Stevanovic M. 2015. Crosstalk between SOXB1 proteins and WNT/β-catenin signaling in NT2/D1 cells.Histochem Cell Biol. 144(5):429-41. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00418-015-1352-0

Smiljkovic M, Stanisavljevic D, Stojkovic D, Petrovic I, Marjanovic Vicentic J, Popovic J, Golic Grdadolnik S, Markovic D, Sankovic-Babice S, Glamoclija J, Stevanovic M, Sokovic M. 2017. Apigenin-7-O-glucoside versus apigenin: Insight into the modes of anticandidal and cytotoxic actions. EXCLI J. May 23;16:795-807.https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5547395/

Spasojevic N., Jovanovic P., Stanisavljevic D., Stefanovic B., Dronjak S. Hypothalamic noradrenaline synthesis, uptake and storage in rats during adaptation to long-term individual housing. 2013. Neurochemical Journal, 7 (2), 139-143.http://link.springer.com.proxy.kobson.nb.rs:2048/article/10.1134/S1819712413020050

Spasojevic N., Stanisavljevic D., Gavrilovic L., Jovanovic P., Cucakovic A., Dronjak S.  Hippocampal asymmetry in expression of catecholamine synthesizing enzyme and transporters in socially isolated rats. 2012. Neuroendocrinology Letters, 33, 631-635.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23160224

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