University of Belgrade

Institute for
Multidisciplinary Research

Marija Vidović
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Dr Marija Vidović

Research Fellow (Research Assistant Professor)

Department of Life Sciences (LS)

Phone: +381-11/2078-459

E-mail: marija@imsi.rs

Curriculum vitae

Education

 

2008-2015: Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Belgrade.

 

2008: B.Sc. in Biochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Belgrade.

 

Work experience

 

2016-present: Research Fellow, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.

 

2010-2016: Research Assistant, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade, Serbia.

 

Scholarships and Awards

 

2012: COST Action STSM research fellowship grant.

 

2011: COST Action STSM research fellowship grant.

 

2008-2010: Ph.D. scholarship from the Ministry of Science, Republic of Serbia.

 

Research Interests

 

• Biochemical and molecular mechanisms involved in biotic and abiotic stress responses in plants.

• Generation and scavenging of reactive oxygen species in plant tissue under different environmental conditions (excess of light, UV B irradiation, toxic metals, drought).

• Variegated leaves as a model system for study of oxidative stress.

 

Other Professional Activities

 

• Participation in COST Action FA9060 UV/B radiation: \”A specific regulator of plant growth and food quality in a changing climate (UV4growth)\”.

 

• Working visits abroad:

 

June 2012: Institute of Plant Sciences, Karl-Franzens-University of Graz, Austria; c/o Dr. Bernd Zechmann.

 

May 2012: Department of Environmental Engineering (EUS), Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Germany; c/o Dr. Jana Barbro Winkler. Financial support: COST scientific programme on UV-B radiation: \”A specific regulator of plant growth and food quality in a changing climate UV4growth\”.

 

April 2011: Department of Environmental Engineering (EUS), Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Germany; c/o Dr. Jana Barbro Winkler. Financial support: COST scientific programme on UV-B radiation: \”A specific regulator of plant growth and food quality in a changing climate UV4growth\”.

 

September – December, 2008: Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Padua, Italy; c/o Dr Antonio Masi.

 

Representative publications


Books

1.

Vidović, M., Morina, F. and Veljović Jovanović, S. (2016) Stimulation of various phenolics in plants under ambient UV-B radiation. In: Mapping UV-B Research from Past to Recent Advancements” Eds. Singh, V.P., Singh S., Prasad, S.M. John Wiley & Sons Limited, Chichester, West Sussex, UK ISBN: 978-1-119-14360-4 (under publication process). – ID=1228

Peer-reviewed international journals

1.

Vidović M, Morina F, Prokić Lj, Milić-Komić S, Živanović B, Veljović Jovanović S (2016) Antioxidative response in variegated Pelargonium zonale leaves and generation of extracellular H2O2 in (peri)vascular tissue induced by sunlight and paraquat. Journal of Plant Physiology DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jplph.2016.07.017. – ID=1206

2.

Veljović-Jovanović S, Vidović, M, Morina F, Prokić Lj, Todorović, DM (2016) Comparison of photoacoustic signals in photosynthetic and non-photosynthetic leaf tissues of variegated Pelargonium zonale. International Journal of Thermophysics 37:91 – ID=1208

3.

Vidović M, Morina F, Milić-Komić S, Vuleta A, Zechmann B, Prokić Lj, Veljović-Jovanović S (2016) Characterisation of antioxidants in photosynthetic and non-photosynthetic leaf tissues of variegated Pelargonium zonale plants. Plant Biology, 18: 669–680. – ID=1210

4.

Majer, P., Vidović, M., Czégény G., Veljović Jovanović, S., Strid Å. and Hideg, E. (2016) Evaluation of procedures for assessing anti- and pro-oxidants in plant samples. Critical Review. Anal. Methods, 8, 5569–5580. – ID=1227

5.

Vidović M, Morina F, Milić S, Zechmann B, Albert A, WinklerJB, Veljović-Jovanović S (2015) UV-B component of sunlight stimulates photosynthesis and flavonoid accumulation in variegated Plectranthus coleoides leaves depending on background light. Plant, Cell & Environment, 38:968–979 – ID=1057

6.

Vidović M., Morina F., Milić S., Albert A., Zechmann B., Tosti T., Winkler J.B., Veljović-Jovanović S. (2015) Carbon allocation from source to sink leaf tissue in relation to flavonoid biosynthesis in variegated Pelargonium zonale under UV-B radiation and high PAR intensity. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2015.01.008 – ID=1058

7.

Morina F, Vidović M, Kukavica B, Veljović-Jovanović S (2015) Induction of peroxidase isoforms in the roots of two Verbascum thapsus L populations is involved in adaptive responses to excess Zn2+ and Cu2+. Botanica Serbica, 39(2). – ID=1220

8.

Vidović M, Morina F, Milić S, Veljović-Jovanović S (2015) Аn improved HPLC-DAD method for simultaneously measuring phenolics in the leaves of Tilia platyphyllos and Ailanthus altissima. Botanica Serbica, 39(2). – ID=1221

9.

Morina Filis, Jovanovic Ljubinko, Vidovic Marija, Suznjevic Desanka, Tripkovic Dejan, Milic Sonja, Sreckovic Tatjana, Veljovic-Jovanovic Sonja (2013) Antioxidative status and acclimatization capacity of bamboo – potential use for air quality improvement in urban areas. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin 22, 1763-1769. – ID=960

10.

Comont D., Abaigar J.M., Albert A., Aphalo P., Causton D.R., Figueroa F.L., Gaberscik A., Llorens L., Hauser M., Jansen M.A.K., Kardefelt M., CobaLuque P., Neubert S., Núñez-Olivera E., Olsen J., Robson M., Schreiner M., Sommaruga R., Strid Å., Torre S., Turunen M., Veljovic-Jovanovic S., Verdaguer D., Vidovic M., Wagner J., Winkler J.B., Zipoli G., Gwynn-Jones D. (2012) UV-responses of Lolium perenne raised along a latitudinal gradient across Europe: A filtration study. Physiologia Plantarum, DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3054.2012.01591. Plant Sciences 24/197, 3.656 – ID=782

11.

Morina F., Jovanovic Lj., Mojovic M., Vidovic M., Pankovic D., Veljovic Jovanovic S. (2010) Zinc-induced oxidative stress in Verbascum thapsus is caused by an accumulation of reactive oxygen species and quinhydrone in the cell wall. Physiologia Plantarum 140(3): 209-224. Plant Sciences 26/188 3.067 – ID=780

 

Current projects

Project ID
Project Title
Financial Source
My Status
COST Action BM1405 COST Action BM1405: Non-globular proteins. From sequence to structure, function and application in molecular physiopathology. Member
III43010 Modulation of antioxidative metabolism in plants for improvement of plant abiotic stress tolerance and identification of new biomarkers for application in remediation and monitoring of degraded biotopes Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia Member
OI173045 Fishes as water quality indicators in open waters of Serbia Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia Member
COST Action FA0906 UV-B radiation: A specific regulator of plant growth and food quality in a changing climate (UV4growth) COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Participant