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Current Experience

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Since December 2014
    Research focus: The development of new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches against Flaviviruses (Dengue, West Nile) and emerging viruses (Chikungunya virus)

Past Experience

  • Graduate Research Assistant
    August 2009 --- November 2014
    HIV / AIDS research projects: Therapeutic application of broadly neutralizing monoclonal anti-HIV-1 antibodies and antiretrovirals in vivo – in a humanized mouse model Modeling pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) against HIV-1 in vivo Pharmacokinetics of anti-HIV retrovirals in vivo Host – HIV-1 interactions – gene expression dysregulation during HIV-1 infection in specific immune cell populations in vivo

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
    August 2010 --- June 2011
    Comprehensive Biochemistry Lab - Spring 2011 Graduate teaching assistantship Introductory Cell Biology lab - Fall 2010 Graduate teaching assistantship

  • Graduate Research Assistant
    October 2006 --- August 2009
    Project: Skeletal Tissue Regeneration Promoted by Biomaterials as Tissue Matrices- in vivo and in vitro study, funded by The Ministry of Science and Technological Development, Republic of Serbia

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
    August 2008 --- July 2009
    Molecular and Human Genetics – Fall 2008 Teaching assistantship at the Department of Biology with Human Genetics Microbiology– Fall 2008, Spring 2009 Teaching assistantship at the Department of Microbiology and Immunology

  • Visiting Research Scholar
    January 2009 --- April 2009
    NIH Research fellowship - Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health (NIH) The Institute of International Health, Michigan State University, Department of Pediatrics and Human Development, Stem Cell and Cancer Research group

  • Physician
    July 2005 --- October 2006
    MD position - internship


LinkedIn Assessment :
Microbiologymolecular biologyCellResearchLife SciencesCell biologyPCRCell CultureImmunologyWestern BlottingELISAProtein chemistryFlow CytometryTeachingCell Based AssaysInfectious diseasesscienceVirologyRT-PCRAnimal ModelsqPCRIn VivoTissue CultureIn VitroLifesciencesMicroscopyImmunohistochemistry (IHC)CancerBiochemistryAntibodiesPurificationLaboratoryMolecular CloningStem CellsFluorescence MicroscopyProtein PurificationRNA isolation


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Cell and Molecular Biology from Colorado State University in 2014
  • MS in Biochemistry from Colorado State University in 2011
  • MD degree in Medicine from Medical School, University of Nis, Serbia in 2005

Area / Region

Fort Collins, CO, United States


Driving License
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