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Ivana Aćimović

Organization Group: Department for Biology of Reproduction

Academic Degree: MSc in Biology, PhD in Medical Biology

Current position: Research Assistant

Education: Degree of Graduate Biologist (MSc)Group of Applied Genetics, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade, Serbia, 2010

PhD, Medical Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, 2018

Research field:

Ivana Acimovic is doing research in the field of reproductive biology focusing on factors which are involved in human embryo implantation and placentation.


Pribyl J, Pešl M, Caluori G, Acimovic I, Jelinkova S, Dvorak P, Skladal P, Rotrekl V. Biomechanical Characterization of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes by Use of Atomic Force Microscopy. Methods Mol Biol. 2019;1886:343-353. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-8894-5_20.

Golan M, Pribyl J, Pesl M, Jelinkova S, Acimovic I, Jaros J, Rotrekl V, Falk M, Sefc L, Skladal P, Kratochvilova I. Cryopreserved cells regeneration monitored by atomic force microscopy and correlated with state of cytoskeleton and nuclear membrane. IEEE Trans Nanobioscience. 2018 Oct 11. doi: 10.1109/TNB.2018.2873425.

Pesl M, Pribyl J, Caluori G, Cmiel V, Acimovic I, Jelinkova S, Dvorak P, Starek Z, Skladal P, Rotrekl V. Phenotypic assays for analyses of pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes. J Mol Recognit. 2017 Jun;30(6). doi: 10.1002/jmr.2602.

Pesl M, Pribyl J, Acimovic I, Vilotic A, Jelinkova S, Salykin A, Lacampagne A, Dvorak P, Meli AC, Skladal P, Rotrekl V. Atomic force microscopy combined with human pluripotent stem cell derived cardiomyocytes for biomechanical sensing. Biosens Bioelectron. 2016 Nov 15;85:751-757. doi: 10.1016/j.bios.2016.05.073.

Acimovic I, Vilotic A, Pesl M, Lacampagne A, Dvorak P, Rotrekl V, Meli AC. Human pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes as research and therapeutic tools. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:512831. doi: 10.1155/2014/512831.

Pesl M, Acimovic I, Pribyl J, Hezova R, Vilotic A, Fauconnier J, Vrbsky J, Kruzliak P, Skladal P, Kara T, Rotrekl V, Lacampagne A, Dvorak P, Meli AC. Forced aggregation and defined factors allow highly uniform-sized embryoid bodies and functional cardiomyocytes from human embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells. Heart Vessels. 2014 Nov;29(6):834-46. doi: 10.1007/s00380-013-0436-9.