Jelena Dragišić Maksimović
PhD in Biological sciences
Address: Bulevar despota Stefana 142, 11060 Belgrade
Telephone: (+381) 11 2078 460
Research interest of Dr Jelena Dragišić Maksimović is enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidant components of plants involved in defense mechanisms against different types of stress, with the focus on the analysis of primary and secondary metabolites in various experimental objects. She has developed a particular expertise in the field of metabolic processes in the apoplast. Furthermore, the special interest is given on qualitative and quantitative changes in the content of metabolites in berry fruits in order to define their health benefits.
UV/VIS spectroscopy and experimental protocols for enzymes activity and analysis of primary and secondary metabolites, electrophoresis – isoelectric focusing, filter strip technique for the isolation of apoplastic fluid, expertise in cultivation of horticultural crops, especially hydroponics, complex data analysis, statistic.
Dr Jelena Dragišić Maksimović has published more than 30 publications in peer reviewed journals that has been cited more than 500 times (excluding self-citations) with Hirsch index of 13. She is an Editorial board member of “Flora” journal and reviewer of numerous reputable international journals. She is the member of international scientific societies and a member of scientific and steering boards of international conferences.
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