University of Belgrade

Institute for
Multidisciplinary Research

Jovana Kostić

Jovana Kostić

Research Trainee

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences (ES)



Curriculum vitae



2013-present: Ph.D. student at the Faculty of Biology (Microbiology), University of Belgrade.

2013: B.Sc., Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade. Graduate thesis: “Detection of genotoxic potential of 5- fluorouracil in hemocytes of freshwater mussel Sinanodonta woodiana by comet assay.”


Work Experience

2013-present: Research Trainee, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.


Current project:


OI173045  Fishes as water quality indicators in open waters of Serbia (Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia). My status: participant.


Representative publications



Kolarević, S., Kračun-Kolarević, M., Kostić, J., Slobodnik, J., Liška, I., Gačić, Z., Paunović, M., Knežević-Vukčević, J., Vuković-Gačić, B. (2016). Assessment of the genotoxic potential along the Danube River by application of the comet assay on haemocytes of freshwater mussels: The Joint Danube Survey 3 Science of the Total Environment. 540, 377–385. – ID=1189

Peer-reviewed international journals


Martinović, R., Kolarević, S., Kračun-Kolarević, M., Kostić, J., Marković, S., Gačić, Z., Kljajić, Z., Vuković-Gačić, B., (2015). Genotoxic potential and heart rate disorders in the Mediterranean mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis exposed to Superdispersant-25 and dispersed diesel oil, Marine Environmental Research, 108: 83-90. – ID=1190


Aborgiba M., Kostić, J., Kolarević, S., Kračun-Kolarević, M., Elbahi, S.,Knežević-Vukčević, J., Lenhardt, M., Paunović, M., Gačić, Z., Vuković-Gačić, B. (2015). Flooding modifies the genotoxic effects of pollution on a worm, a mussel and two fish species from the Sava River, Sci Total Environ – ID=1184


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