Miroslav Dinić

Assistant Research Professor
Laboratory for Molecular Microbiology (LMM),

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

Vojvode Stepe 444a, 11042 Belgrade 152, Serbia
Phone: +381 11 397 59 60
Fax:     +381 11 397 58 08
E-mail: mdinic@imgge.bg.ac.rs


2018 - PhD in Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Faculty of Pharmacy (FP), UB
(Influence of bioactive molecules of lactobacilli on autophagy and inflammation processes in in vitro and in vivo systems)
2012 - M.Sc. in Pharmacy, FP, UB


2019 - Assistant Research Professor, LMM, IMGGE, UB
2017-2019 - Research Assistant, LMM, IMGGE, UB
2014-2017 - Research Trainee, LMM, IMGGE, UB


  • Molecular mechanisms promoting probiotic activity of lactic acid bacteria
  • Host-microbe/microbiota interactions
  • Gut microbes and ageing (Caenorhabditis elegans as a model system)
  • Bacterial bioactive molecules with immunomodulatory and autophagy-inducing potential


2018 - Member of Serbian Society for Molecular Biology
2014 - Member of Serbian Society of Microbiology


Sokovic Bajic S, Djokic J, Dinic M, Veljovic K, Golic N, Mihajlovic S, Tolinacki M. (2019). GABA-producing natural dairy isolate from artisanal Zlatar cheese attenuates gut inflammation and strengthens gut epithelial barrier in vitro. Front Microbiol. 10:527. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00527 

Popovic N, Djokic J, Brdaric E, Dinic M, Terzic-Vidojevic A, Golic N, Veljovic K. (2019). The influence of heat-killed Enterococcus faecium BGPAS1-3 on the tight junction protein expression and immune function in differentiated Caco-2 Cells infected with Listeria monocytogenes ATCC 19111. Front Microbiol. 10:412. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00412 

Novovic K, Mihajlovic S, Dinic M, Malesevic M, Miljkovic M, Kojic M, Jovcic B. (2018). Acinetobacter spp. porin Omp33-36: Classification and transcriptional response to carbapenems and host cells. PLoS ONE 13(8): e0201608. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0201608 

Dinic M, Pecikoza U, Djokic J, Stepanovic-Petrovic R, Milenkovic M, Stevanovic M, Filipovic N, Begovic J, Golic N, Lukic J. (2018). Exopolysaccharide produced by probiotic strain Lactobacillus paraplantarum BGCG11 reduces inflammatory hyperalgesia in rats. Front Pharmacol. 9:1. doi: 10.3389/fphar.2018.00001

Stanisavljevic S, Dinic M, Jevtic B, Djedovic N, Momcilovic M, Djokic J, Golic N, Mostaric Stojkovic M, Miljkovic Dj. (2018). Gut microbiota confers resistance of Albino Oxford rats to the induction of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Front. Immunol. 9:942. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.00942

Popovic N, Dinic M, Tolinacki M, Mihajlovic S, Terzic-Vidojevic A, Bojic S, Djokic J, Golic N, Veljovic K. (2018). New insight into biofilm formation ability, the presence of virulence genes and probiotic potential of Enterococcus sp. dairy isolates. Front Microbiol. 9:78. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00078 

Dinic M, Lukic J, Djokic J, Milenkovic M, Strahinic I, Golic N, Begovic J. (2017). Lactobacillus fermentum postbiotic-induced autophagy as potential approach for treatment of acetaminophen hepatotoxicity. Front. Microbiol. 8:594. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00594

Veljovic K, Dinic M, Lukic J, Mihajlovic S, Tolinacki M, Zivkovic M, Begovic J, Mrvaljevic I, Golic N, Terzic-Vidojevic A. (2017). Promotion of early gut colonization by probiotic intervention on microbiota diversity in pregnant sows. Front. Microbiol. 8:2028. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.02028

Lukic J, Dinic M, Marcetic M, Milenkovic M, Begovic J, Strahinic I. (2016). Effects of soybean carbohydrates and Lactobacillus helveticus BGRA43 on metabolic processes in rat colon. Genetika. 48(3), 903-921. doi: 10.2298/GENSR1603903L

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