University of Belgrade - Institute for Multidisciplinary Research

Sanja Marković

Master of Science in Agriculture

Research Assistant

Address: Bulevar despota Stefana 142, 11060 Belgrade

Telephone: (+381) 11 2078 480

Research area

plant pathology, molecular biology, biological control


isolation and cultivation of plant pathogenic bacteria, DNA extraction, PCR technique, electrophoresis, MLST/MLSA analyses, BioEdit, MEGA, NCBI and PAMDB databases

  • Biography
  • Projects
  • Selected publications

1.Work experience:

  • 2020 (September) – currently: Research Assistant, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research (IMSI), University of Belgrade
  • 2018 – 2020: Research Trainee, IMSI, University of Belgrade
  • 2011 – 2019: Head of Laboratory for Quality Control, “Deka”, Belgrade


  • 2015 – currently: PhD student, Module: Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade
  • 2015. Master of Science in Agriculture, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Novi Sad
  • Graduate Biologist, Faculty of Science, University of Novi Sad

3.Other professional activities



  • 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 (III43010)
  1. Marković, S., Stanković, S., Jelušić, A., Ilicic, R., Kosovac, A., Poštić, D., & Popović, T. (2020). Occurrence and Identification of Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. brasiliensis and Dickeya dianthicola Causing Blackleg in some Potato Fields in Serbia. Plant Disease, (ja). org/10.1094/PDIS-05-20-1076-RE
  2. Blagojević, J., Janjatović, S., Ignjatov, M., Trkulja, N., Gašić, K., & Ivanović, Ž. (2020). First Report of a Leaf Spot Disease Caused by Alternaria protenta on the Datura stramonium in Serbia. Plant Disease, 104(3), 986-986. org/10.1094/PDIS-06-19-1335-PDN
  3. Popović T., Jelušić A., Milovanović P., Janjatović S., Budnar M., Dimkić I., Stanković S. 2017. First report of Pectobacterium atrosepticum, causing bacterial soft rot on calla lily in Serbia. Plant disease, 101(12), 2145. org/10.1094/PDIS-05-17-0708-PDN
  4. Popović, T., Jelušić, A., Mitrović, P., Iličić, R., & Marković, S. (2020). Allelic profile of Serbian Xanthomonas campestris pv. campestris isolates from cabbage. Pesticidi i fitomedicina, 35(1), 19-26. org/10.2298/PIF2001019P
  5. Popović, T., Jelušić, A., Marković, S., & Iličić, R. (2019). Characterization of Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum isolates from a recent outbreak on cabbage in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Pesticidi i fitomedicina, 34(3-4), 211-222. doi: 10.2298/PIF1904211P