Jelena Begovic

Acting Director at Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering

Presently acting as as a director of Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, University of Belgrade and Head of the Laboratory for Laboratory for Molecular Microbiology. Research focus on fundamental research in the field of molecular microbiology and also on the application of biotech in food, feed, agriculture and pharmaceutical industry. Particularly expertise in reserch related to lactic acid bacteria and their probiotic potential and mechanisms of antibiotic resistance in different microorganisms. Published more than 50 papers in leading international journals in the field. From 2013 involved as Lecturer on Faculty of Pharmacy in doctoral study program Microbiology and Immunology. Actively involved in implementation of technology transfer and introduction and implementation of open innovation concept. Also, a coordinator and participant in numerous scientific national and international projects including those with the industry.