Aleksandra Knezevic

University of Belgrade

Dr. Aleksandra Knezevic earned a medical degree in 1996 at the School of Medicine, University of Belgrade. She also has a Master in Science (2001) in experimental and clinical bacteriology and a Ph.D. in virology (2008) from the School of Medicine, University of Belgrade. She is a Specialist of Microbiology with Parasitology (2003) and a Subspecialist of Virology (2010) at the School of Medicine, University of Belgrade. She was a Research Trainee (1997-1998) and a Research assistant (1999-2001) at the Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade. Co-Investigator on the C.E.P. 2001/2001 “Molecular Virology Unit”, WUS Austria (2001-2002); Co-Investigator on Research Grant 1483 “The implementation of the methods of molecular analysis of viral genome and survey of viral diseases” (2002-2005) from the Ministry of Science, Technology and Development, Republic of Serbia; Co-Investigator on the CDP+ 036/2004 ”Molecular approach in microbiology and immunology, methods and application – Virology”, WUS Austria; Postdoctoral Fellow at the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, USA (2003-2004); Co-Investigator on the Research Grant 145047B “Biological consequences of viral genetic variability” Ministry of Science, Technology and Development, Republic of Serbia (2006-2010). From 2011 she is a co-Investigator on two Research Grants from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Republic of Serbia, grant 175073 “The importance of viral genetic variability in human diseases” and 175024 Co-Investigator, Research Grant 175024 “Phylogenetic approach to the analysis of molecular evolution of highly variable virus: co-infection, virus-host interactions”. She was Teaching Assistant (1998-2008) and to the present day Assistant Professor at the Institute of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade. She is a member of the European Society for Clinical Microbiology (ESCMID) (2000 - present), European Society for Clinical Virology (ESCV) (2001 - present) and the European Society for Antiviral Resistance (ESAR) (2012 - present). She has 29 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals (Scopus total number of citations: 165), 12 publications in national scientific journals, 22 presentations (oral presentations + posters) in International scientific meetings and 21 presentations (oral presentations + posters) in National scientific meetings.