Nada Stanković

Assistant Research Professor

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

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


2012 -  Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, Faculty of Biology (FB), University of Belgrade (ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF BIOACTIVE SECONDARY METABOLITES FROM SELECTED Streptomyces STRAINS)
2001 - M.Sc. in Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, FB, UB
1998 - B.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Physiology, FB, UB


2016 - 2017 - Research Associate, Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center, The Ohio State University, USA
2013 - Research Associate, Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology, IMGGE
2006 - 2013 - Research Assistant, LMMGE,IMGGE
2002 - 2006 - Research Assistant, Laboratory for Molecular Biotechnology, IMGGE
1998 - 2002 - Research Trainee, LMB, IMGGE
1997 - 1998 - Undergraduate student, Laboratory for Molecular Biology, Institute for Biological Research “Sinisa Stankovic”, UB


Applied microbiology, molecular microbiology, biotechnology, bioactive compounds.

Identification and characterization of novel bioactive compounds from Streptomyces, optimization of production of bioactive compounds, characterization of genes for production of bioactive compounds, application of bioactive secondary metabolites of Streptomyces as antimicrobials and antifungals in medicine and crop protection, ecophysiological role of Streptomyces secondary metabolites.


Schneider O, Ilic-Tomic T, Rückert C, Kalinowski J, Genčić MS, Živković MZ, Stankovic N, Radulović NS, Vasiljevic B, Nikodinovic-Runic J, Zotchev SB. Genomics-based insights into the biosynthesis and unusually high accumulation of free fatty acids by Streptomyces sp. NP10. Front Microbiol (2018) 19;9:1302. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.01302.

Lippert R, Shubina TE, Vojnovic S, Pavic A, Veselinovic J, Nikodinovic-Runic J, Stankovic N, Ivanović-Burmazović I. Redox behavior and biological properties of ferrocene bearing porphyrins. J Inorg Biochem (2017) 171:76-89. doi: 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2017.03.002.

Milisavljevic M, Zivkovic S, Pekmezovic M, Stankovic N, Vojnovic S, Vasiljevic B, Senerovic L. Control of human and plant fungal pathogens using pentaene macrolide 32, 33- didehydroroflamycoin (DDHR). J Appl Micro (2015) 118(6): 1426-1434 doi: 10.1111/jam.12811.

Lippert R, Vojnovic S, Mitrovic A, Jux N, Ivanović-Burmazović I, Vasiljevic B, Stankovic N.  Effect of ferrocene-substituted porphyrin RL-91 on Candida albicans biofilm formation.  Bioorg Med Chem Lett (2014) 24, 3506-11. doi: 10.1016/j.bmcl.2014.05.061. Epub 2014 May 27.

Stankovic N, Senerovic L, Ilic-Tomic T, Vasiljevic B, Nikodinovic-Runic J.  Properties and applications of undecylprodigiosin and other bacterial prodigiosins.  Appl Microbiol Biotechnol (2014) 98, 3841-58. doi: 10.1007/s00253-014-5590-1. Epub 2014 Feb 23.

Stankovic N, Senerovic L, Bojic-Trbojevic Z, Vuckovic I, Vicovac Lj, Vasiljevic B, Nikodinovic-Runic J.  Didehydroroflamycoin (DDHR) pentaene macrolide family from Streptomyces durmitorensis MS405T: Production optimization and antimicrobial activity.  J Appl Microbiol (2013) 115, 1297-1306. doi: 10.1111/jam.12326. Epub 2013 Sep 2.

Stankovic N, Radulovic V, Petkovic M, Vuckovic I, Jadranin M, Vasiljevic B, Nikodinovic-Runic J.  Streptomyces sp. JS520 produces exceptionally high quantities of undecylprodigiosin with antibacterial, antioxidative, and UV-protective properties.  Appl Microbiol Biotechnol (2012) 96, 1217-31. doi: 10.1007/s00253-012-4237-3. Epub 2012 Jul 6.

Senerovic L, Stankovic N, Ljubijankic G, Vasiljevic B.  Glycosylation and pH stability of penicillin G acylase from Providencia rettgeri produced in Pichia pastoris.  Arch Biol Sci (2009) 61, 581-6.

Stankovic N, Vasiljevic B, Ljubijankic G.  Effect of the kanamycin resistance marker on stability of 2µ-based expression plasmids.  Arch Biol Sci (2007) 59, 1-12.

Senerovic L, Stankovic N, Spizzo P, Basso A, Gardossi L, Vasiljevic B, Ljubijankic G, Tisminetzky S, Degrassi G.  High-level production and covalent immobilization of Providencia rettgeri penicillin G acylase (PAC) from recombinant Pichia pastoris for the development of a novel and stable biocatalyst of industrial applicability.  Biotechnol Bioeng (2006) 93, 344-54.

As Nada Pavkovic

Dundjerski J, Kovac T, Pavkovic N, Cvoro A, Matic G.  Glucocorticoid receptor-Hsp90 interaction in the liver cytosol of cadmium-intoxicated rats.  Cell Biol Toxicol (2000) 16, 375-83.

Pavković N, Ljubijankić G.  Single-step disruption of URA3 gene in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.  Arh Biol Sci (2000) 52.

Dunđerski J, Predić J, Kovač T, Pavković N, Ivanišević Lj, Čvoro A, Matić G.  A possible role of metallothionein and heat shock proteins in glucocorticoid receptor protection against cadmium intoxication.  Arh Biol Sci (2000) 52, 89-100.

Todorović V, Skoko N, Pavković N, Grujičić N, Zarić J, Glišin V, Ljubijankić G.  Synthesis and secretion of biologically active human β-interferon in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.  Arh Biol Sci (2000) 52, 133-40.

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