Mina Mirković

Research Assistant
Laboratoryfor Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology (LMMGE)

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

Vojvode Stepe 444a, 11042 Belgrade 152, Serbia
Mobile:  +381 65 397 60 34                                   
Phone:  +381 11 397 60 34
Fax:      +381 11 397 58 08
E-mail: mandiceva@imgge.bg.ac.rs

EDUCATION

2013 – PhD student, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade
2011 - M.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Physiology, Faculty of Biology, UB

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2015 - Research Assistant, Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology, IMGGE, University of Belgrade
2013 – 2015 - Research Trainee, Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology, IMGGE, University of Belgrade

CAREER HISTORY

2013 – Employed at Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology, IMGGE, UB
2013 - Volunteer at LMMGE, IMGGE, UB
2012 - Volunteer at Laboratory of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, UB

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Biotechnologically important enzymes from Pseudomonas, used in biodegradation, biocatalysis, bioremediation, industry
  • Screening of wild-type bacterial isolates from various environments for the presence of new and more efficient enzymes

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Mandic M, Spasic J, Ponjavic M, Nikolic MS, Cosovic VR, O'Connor KE, Nikodinovic-Runic J, Djokic L, Jeremic S. Biodegradation of poly(ε-caprolactone) (PCL) and medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoate (mcl-PHA) using whole cells and cell free protein preparations of Pseudomonas and Streptomyces strains grown on waste cooking oil. Polym Degrad Stab (2019) 162, 160-168. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2019.02.012

Spasic J, Mandic M, Radivojevic J, Jeremic S, Vasiljevic B, Nikodinovic-Runic J, Djokic L. Biocatalytic potential of Streptomyces spp. isolates from rhizosphere of plants and mycorrhizosphere of fungi. Biotechnol Appl Biochem (2018) 65, 822-833. https://doi.org/10.1002/bab.1664

Spasic J, Mandic M, Djokic L, Nikodinovic-Runic J. Streptomyces spp. in the biocatalysis toolbox. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol (2018) 102, 3513-3536. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00253-018-8884-x

Kanelli M, Mandic M, Kalakona M, Vasilakos S, Kekos D, Nikodinovic-Runic J, Topakas, E. Microbial production of violacein and process optimization for dyeing polyamide fabrics with acquired antimicrobial properties. Front Microbiol (2018)  https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.01495

Minovska G., Narančić T., Mandić M., Šenerović L., Vasiljević B. and Nikodinović-Runić J. Limited aromatic pathway genes diversity amongst aromatic compound degrading soil bacterial isolates. Genetika (2013) 45 (3), 691-704. http://www.doiserbia.nb.rs/Article.aspx?id=0534-00121303703M#.VE5RsmfZtSo

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