University of Belgrade

Institute for
Multidisciplinary Research

Monthly Archives: September 2015

   
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list INSTITUTE FOR MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH

The Institute for Multidisciplinary Research (IMSI) was established in 1970 as the Centre for Multidisciplinary Studies of the University of Belgrade, with the aim to foster research and education of postgraduates in borderline disciplines and multidisciplinary sciences.

In 2007 the Centre was transformed to the research institute by the directive of the Serbian Government, and from 2009 it has again become the member of the University of Belgrade.

The three cross-linked departments (Materials Science, Life Sciences and Environmental Sciences) are organized to achieve the high quality of interdisciplinary research within bio- and technical sciences and the efficient use of the equipment. With more than 90 researchers (45 PhDs) the IMSI is an outstanding research institution and also an attractive educational environment for master and PhD students, with a long term devotion to promote scientific excellence.

News and Events

Forty five years ago, on today’s date, 09/28/1970, Institute IMSI was founded, by University Council, and became the part of the University of Belgrade.        

Our colleague Ivan Spasojevic gave an invited lecture entitled: “Anticancer effects of vitamin C: The great cell culture swindle?“, at the FEBS3+ Meeting in Portoroz, Slovenia, September 16-19, 2015. http://febs3.sbd.si/en/programme.html      

Group at the Department of Life Sciences, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade, looked for a new way to employ proteins’ constituent fluorophores in visualization and came up with a method that relies on the oxidation of tryptophan (Trp) residues (Pristov et al., Anal. Biochem. 480, 6-10). They tested several oxidising agents and tuned […]

  18th International Conference on Photoacoustic and Photothermal Phenomena – ICPPP18 September 6 – 10, 2015, Novi Sad, Serbia   Chairman: Dr Dragan Todorovic, scientific advisor Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade   Dr Dragan Markushev, scientific advisor Institute for Physics, University of Belgrade   International Conference on Photoacoustic and Photothermal Phenomena is the […]

The first paper devoted to recently discovered Homo naledi, is published in eLife. Full text with exciting scientific story is available via link