Strahinja Stevanović

Junior Researcher
ORCID: 0000-0002-9173-985X

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

Vojvode Stepe 444a, 11042 Belgrade 152, Serbia
Mob:   +381 65 3976 414
Tel:     +381 11 3976 414
Fax:    +381 11 3975 808
E-mail: sstevanovic@imgge.bg.ac.rs

EDUCATION

2015 – in progress - Working on PhD dissertation titled, “In silico selection and in vitro evaluation of the natural and synthetic inhibitors of the parasite Leishmania spp.”, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Belgrade (UB)
2015 - M.Sc., Faculty of Chemistry, UB
2009 - B.Sc., Faculty of Chemistry, UB

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2020 - Junior researcher, IMGGE, UB
2016 – 2018 - Junior researcher, Institute of Nuclear Sciences “Vinča”, UB

CAREER HISTORY

2020 - Laboratory for Plant Molecular Biology (LPMB), IMGGE, UB
2016 – 2018 - Laboratory for bioinformatics and computational chemistry (180), “Vinča”, UB

Member of:

  • Serbian Chemical Society
  • Serbian Biochemical Society

OTHER ACTIVITIES

Visiting positions and Grants

March 2017 - Short Term Scientific Mission in frame of COST Action CM1307 - Targeted chemotherapy towards diseases caused by endoparasites. Department of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Siena, Italy
March – April 2016 - Short Term Scientific Mission in frame of COST Action CM1307 - Target chemotherapy towards diseases caused by endoparasites. National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Project history:

2020 – 2022 - Participant, PROMIS project: “LEAPSyn-SCI - Late Embryogenesis Abundant Proteins: Structural Characterization and Interaction with α-synuclein”, funded by Science Fund of Republic of Serbia (RS).
2016-2018 – Participant, project No. OI173001: “Application of EIIP/ISM bioinformatics platform in discovery of new therapeutic targets and potential therapeutic compounds”, funded by Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Republic of Serbia

Training schools and seminars:

2020 - FoodEnTwin: winter school of proteomics 2020: From sample preparation to practical aspects. University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry, Belgrade, Serbia
May 2017 - Training school titled „Anti-parasitic drug design and screening in silico”, COST Action 1307, Siena, Italy
August 2013 - Summer school for theoretical spectroscopy, CODECS-COST, Geneva, Switzerland

RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Proteomics, protein purification and characterization, LEA proteins
  • Molecular dynamics of intrinsically disordered proteins
  • Leishmaniasis and antiprotozoal agents
  • Cheminformatics and bioinformatics

SELECTED PUBLICAIONTS

  • Stevanovic S, Sencanski M, Danel M, Menendez C, Belguedj R, Bouraiou A, Nikolic K, Cojean S, Loiseau PM, Glisic S, Baltas M, García-Sosa A T (2019) Synthesis, in silico, and in vitro evaluation of anti-leishmanial activity of oxadiazoles and indolizine containing compounds flagged against anti-targets. Molecules 24: 2182. DOI: 10.3390/molecules24071282
  • Stevanovic S, Perdih A, Senćanski M, Glišić S, Duarte M, Tomás AM, Filipa V, Sena FV, Sousa FM, Pereira MM, Solmajer T (2018) In silico discovery of a substituted 6-methoxy-quinalidine with leishmanicidal activity in leishmania infantum. Molecules 23: 772. DOI: 10.3390/molecules23040772
  • Glisic S, Sencanski M, Perovic V, Stevanovic S, Garcia-Sosa A T (2016) Arginase flavonoid anti-leishmanial in silico inhibitors flagged against anti-targets. Molecules 21: 589. DOI: 10.3390/molecules21050589

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