Brankica Lakicevic, PhD

Research associate

Department of microbiological and molecular – biological research

Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology  (INMES)

Kaćanskog 13, 11040 Belgrade, Serbia
Мob:      +381 63 862 6076
Тel:        +381 11 26 50 655
Fаx:     +381 11 26 51 825
E-mail: brankica.lakicevic@inmes.rs

 

EDUCATION:

2012 – doctor of Veterinary Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade (Application of classical/conventional, molecular biological and immunoenzymatic methods for isolation, detection and characterization of bacteria of the genus Listeria)

2008 – Master of Biology, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade

2003- graduated molecular biologist and physiologist, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade

 

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

2013 – Research associate, INMES

2010 – 2013 – Research assistant, INMES

2005 – 2010 – Research trainee, INMES

2004 – 2005 – Trainee for researcher, Institute of meat Hygiene and Technology (INMES)

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

2015 – Deputy Head of Department of microbiological and molecular biological research

 

AREA OF SCIENTIFIC INTEREST:

Development of procedures for faster and more reliable identification of pathogenic micro-organisms, the remains of contaminants from the environment and veterinary drug residues, at the same time a precise definition of the importance of veterinary sanitation measures, ongoing epidemiological monitoring, both European and national legislation in the process of obtaining of safe food.

 

SELECTED SCIENTIFIC PAPERS:

1.Jankovic V., Lakicevic B., Petronijevic R., Spiric D., Đorđevic V., Popov-Raljic J. (2016). Soybean and gluten in meat products – consumer protection strategy. Agro Food Industry Hi-Tech, 27, 3, 30-32.

2. Lakicevic B., Nastasijevic, I. (2016). Listeria monocytogenes in Retail Establishments: Contamination Routes and Control Strategies. Food Reviews International, DOI: 10.1080/87559129.2016.1175017.

3. Lakicevic B., Buncic O., Katic V., Lepsanovic, Z., Petrovic Lj., Jankovic V., Ikonic P. (2014). Detection of Listeria during production and ripening of Petrovska klobasa. Acta Veterinaria, 64, 3. 367 – 377.

4. Lakicevic B., Stjepanovic A., Tolinacki M., Golic N., Topisirovic Lj. (2011). Improved sensitivity and reproducibility of the PCR method for detection of Listeria spp. and L. monocytogenes in milk. Acta Veterinaria, 61, 2-3, 239 – 245.

5. Lakicevic B., Stjepanovic A., Milijasevic M., Terzic –Vidojevic A., Golic N., Topisirovic Lj. (2010). The presence of Listeria spp. and L. monocytogenes in a chosen food processing establishment in Serbia. Archive of Biological Science, 62, 4, 881 – 887.