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Zorana Dobrijević

Organisation Group: Department for Metabolism

Academic Degree:  Biologist, PhD in Biology 

Current position: Research Associate

Education: Bachelor’s degree at Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade in 2010-module Molecular Biology and Physiology.

Master’s degree at Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade in 2012-study programme Molecular Biology and Physiology, module Human Molecular Genetics.

PhD Thesis at Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade in 2017-study programme Molecular Biology, module Molecular Biology of Eukaryotes.

Research Field:

Part of the group investigating the components of insulin-like growth factor signaling in different (patho)physiological states.

Membership in International and National Societies:

Serbian Genetic Society
Serbial Biological Society
Serbian Society for Molecular Biology (MolBioS)

Bibliography (2013-2019):

Kotarac N., Dobrijevic Z., Matijasevic S., Savic-Pavicevic D. Lj., Brajuskovic G. N., Analysis of association of potentially functional genetic variants within genes encoding MIR-34b/C, MIR-378 and MIR-143/145 with prostate cancer in Serbian population. EXCLI J 2019, 18:515-529.

Nikolić Z, Savić Pavićević D, Vučić N, Romac S, Brajušković G. Association between a genetic variant in the hsa-miR-146a gene and cancer risk: an updated meta-analysis. Public Health Genomics 2015; 18(5): 283-98.

Nikolić Z, Savić Pavićević D, Vučić N, Cidilko S, Filipović N, Cerović S, Vukotić V, Romac S, Brajušković G. Assessment of association between genetic variants in microRNA genes hsa-miR-499, hsa-miR-196a2 and hsa-miR-27a and prostate cancer risk in Serbian population. Experimental and Molecular Pathology 2015; 99:145-50.

Sarajlija A, Kisic-Tepavcevic D, Nikolic Z, Savic Pavicevic D, Obradovic S, Djuric M, Pekmezovic T. Epidemiology of Rett Syndrome in Serbia: Prevalence, Incidence and Survival. Neuroepidemiology. 2015; 44(1):1-5.

Nikolić Z, Savić Pavićević D, Vukotić V, Tomović S, Cerović S, Filipović N, Romac S, Brajušković G. Association between genetic variant in hsa-miR-146a gene and prostate cancer progression: evidence from Serbian population. Cancer Causes Control. 2014;  25(11):1571-5.

Vučić N, Nikolić Z, Vukotić V, Tomović S, Vuković I, Kanazir S, Savić-Pavićević D, Brajušković G. NOS3 gene variants and male infertility: association of 4a/4b with oligoasthenozoospermia. Andrologia 2017;  e-pub ahead of print

Nikolić Z, Savić-Pavićević D, Vučić N, Cerović S, Vukotić V, Brajušković G. Genetic variants in RNA-induced silencing complex genes and prostate cancer. World J Urol. 2017; 35(4): 613-24.

Nikolić Z, Savić Pavićević D, Romac S, Brajušković G. Genetic Variants within Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Gene and Prostate Cancer: A Meta-Analysis. Clinical and Translational Science 2015; 8(1): 27-31.

Nikolić Z, Branković A, Savić Pavićević D, Preković S, Vukotić V, Cerović S, Filipović N, Tomović S, Romac S, Brajušković G. Assessment of association between common variants at 17q12 and prostate cancer risk-evidence from Serbian population and meta-analysis. Clinical and Translational Science 2014; 7(4): 307-13.

Branković A, Brajušković G, Nikolić Z. Vukotić V, Cerović S, Savić Pavićević D, Romac S. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphism and prostate cancer risk in Serbian population. Int. J. Exp. Path. 2013; 94(6): 355-61.

Branković A, Brajušković G, Mirčetić J, Nikolić Z, Kalaba P, Vukotić V, Tomović S, Cerović S, Radojičić Z, Savić Pavićević D, Romac S. Common variants at 8q24 are associated with prostate cancer risk in Serbian population. Pathology and Oncology Research 2013; 19:559-69.

Brajušković G, Nikolić Z, Kojić A, Savić Pavićević D, Cerović S, Tomović S, Filipović N, Vukotić V, Romac S. Assessment of possible association between rs378854 and prostate cancer risk in Serbian population. Arch Biol. Sci. Belgrade 2013; 65(2): 475-86.

Nikolić Z, Brajušković G, Savić Pavićević D, Kojić A, Vukotić V, Tomović S, Cerović S, Filipović V, Mišljenović Đ, Romac S. Assessment of possible association between rs3787016 and prostate cancer risk in Serbian population. Int J Clin Exp Med 2013; 6(1): 57-66.