Dragana Ljubojević Pelić, D.V.M., M.Sc, PhD,
Senior Research Associate
Head of Department of Food Safety
Scientific Veterinary Institute “Novi Sad”, Novi Sad
Rumenački put 20,
21000 Novi Sad
Phone: 021 489 5 310
Scopus Author ID: 55212628600
ORCID iD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7833-7696
Scientific field: Food safety
Born: 07. 06. 1982. Vršac, Republic of Serbia.
2015/2016: Specialisation– Food microbiology, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, TEMPUS EDUVET project
2014: Doctoral thesis „The use of rapeseed oil in the diet of common carp and tench as a factor that affects meat quality” University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Veterinary Medicine, 10. 01. 2014.
2008: Master thesis “Epizootiological significance of the use tuberculin test in the diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis” at the University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Veterinary Medicine, 2008.
2006: graduated at the University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Veterinary Medicine.
2001.: High school „Isidora Sekulić“, Novi Sad
- – Research Associate
- – Research Assistant,
- – Teacher trainee.
- 2016. – Present: Research Associate, Scientific Veterinary Institute “Novi Sad”, Novi Sad; Bureau of food safety and drug analysis; Department of microbiology and sensoric analysis of food
- 2014. – 2016.: Research Associate, Scientific Veterinary Institute “Novi Sad”, Novi Sad; Bureau of food safety and drug analysis; Department of microbiology of feed
- – 2014.: Research Assistant, Scientific Veterinary Institute “Novi Sad”, Novi Sad; Bureau of food safety and drug analysis; Department of food and feed quality
- – 2013.: Research Assistant, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Veterinary Medicine
- – 2011.: research associate, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Animal Science
- – 2009.: Teaching trainee, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Veterinary Medicine,
- 2006. – – Trainee in Veterinary station “Novi Sad”.
Basic Research interests:
The quality and safety of food of animal origin and feed; the impact of nutrition and other factors on the quality of meat of fish and broiler chickens; quality and safety of fish products; pathogens and foodborne diseases; fish production; epidemiological significance of antimicrobial resistance
Main working and research activities:
- Microbiological analysis of food of animal origin
- Analysis of Antibiotic Residues in Food Products of Animal Origin
- Parasitological analysis of food of animal origin
- Quality of food of animal origin
- Assessment of quality and safety of food of animal origin
2011-2018: Projects of Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Serbia: TR 31011 „The influence of the quality of the components of food for cyprinid fish species on the quality of meat, losses and the profitability of production“; Coordinator: Prof. dr Miroslav Ćirković.
2014: „Interactive effects of dietary protein level and oil source on growth, nutrient and fatty acid digestibility, muscle fatty acid composition and lipid metabolism in rainbow trout“, as a part of FP7 project AQUAEXCEL, INRA, St Pee, Francuska, 19.09-18.12.2014.- coordinator
2014- 2018: FA COST Action FA1305 The EU Aquaponics Hub: Realising Sustainable Integrated Fish and Vegetable Production for the EU (Action details: MoU 058/13; CSO Approval date: 15/11/2013; Start of Action: 14/04/2014, End of Action:13/04/2018 Coordinator: Dr Benz KOTZEN (UK)
- ” Determination of antibiotic residues in honey by using the screening method and high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)”, number 114-451-1263/2014-01; Project of Provincial Secretary for Science and Technological Development, Coordinator: dr Milica Živkov-Baloš
2008-2011 Projects of Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Republic of Serbia: TR 2021/08 „New technological processes in accordance with animal welfare and protection the environment in order to create guaranteed and poultry products of special quality“. Coordinator: dr Zlatica Pavlovski.
2016: co-financed international cooperation activities – Autonomous Province of Vojvodina (Provincial Secretariat of higher education and scientific research): “EU Aquaponics Hub: Realising Sustainable Integrated Fish and Vegetable Production for the EU” (COST Action FA1305)“
2008-2013. University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Agronomy, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Department of Animal Science.
Participation at the Scientific Symposia:
30 international symposia,
10 national symposia.
Membership in Scientific and Professional Associations::
Scientific Council of the Scientific Veterinary Institute “Novi Sad”
EAFP – European Association of Fish Pathologist,
Serbian Veterinary Association
Society of Serbian Microbiologists.
2017.: Training „Sensory evaluation of cheese”, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
2016.: Training „Outbreak investigations“ 29-30. 09. 2016. -SVA- the National Veterinary Institute; Organization: ECDC – the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control
2016.: the CEEPUS Summer Course: 2016-CIII-HU-03@groen at The Institute of Aquaculture and Environmental Safety of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Szent István University at Gödöllő, Hungary from 4th to 9th 07. 2016.
2015:. The Knowledge Co-Creation Program (Group and Region Focus) in Seminar for Food Safety Policy Making and Management at Japan Food Hygiene Association from November 9, 2015 to November 20, 2015 organized by the Japan International Cooperation Agency under the International Cooperation Program of the Goverment of Japan. 09.11.2015. – 20.11.2015.
2015.: trening COST FA1305 Training School 2 „Essential Aquaponics“, COST FA1305: „EU Aquaponics Hub: Realising Sustainable Integrated Fish and Vegetable Production for the EU“. University of Ljubljana, Faculty of biotechnology, 15-19. 06. 2015.
2014.: Internal Auditor Training according to the requirements of ISO 17025: University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technology (25-26.01.2014),
2013.: RISK ASSESSMENT TRAINING WITH EPIX –organized by the Department of Agriculture of the US Embassy in Belgrade and the Ministry of Agriculture. (30.09.-14.10.2013); Vrdnik, Serbia
2010-2011: Aquaculture: Production and Management. Rehovot (Izrael),The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, 13.12.2010 -06.01.2011.
Organizing and Scientific Committees:
2017.: The member of Scientific Committees: “1st Veterinary Student Congress with an option of internation particpation”, Ataturk University Rectorate Office, Turkey.
2016.: The Member of Organizing and Scientific Committees of International Symposium: „Second International Symposium of Veterinary Medicine (ISVM2016)“; Hotel Metropol ‒ Belgrade, June 22–24, 2016. Organized by: Scientific Veterinary Institute „Novi Sad” and Scientific Veterinary Institute of Serbia“; Editor in Chief: Dr sci. vet. med. Vladimir Radosavljević, Senior Research Associate. ISBN: 978-86-81761-55-7.
2015.: The Member of Organizing and Scientific Committees of International Symposium: „One Health – New challenges“; Vrdnik, May 21 – 23, 2015; organized by: Scientific Veterinary Institute „Novi Sad” and Scientific Veterinary Institute of Serbia. Editor in Chief Dr Tamaš Petrović, Senior Research Associate, ISBN: 978-86-82871-36-1.
2015.: Conference Session Moderator- International 58th Meat Industry Conference (Međunarodna 58. Konferencija Industrije Mesa) MeatCon2015: „Meat Safety and Quality: Where it goes“ „Bezbednost i kvalitet mesa: Kako dalje?“. Organized by: Intitute of Meat Hygiene and Technology; October 4th-7th, 2015; Hotel „Mona“, Zlatibor, Serbia.
2014- Present: member of the editorial council of the journal „Archives of Veterinary Medicine“, publisher: Scientific Veterinary Institute “Novi Sad”.
Reviewer of the international journals:
Food Microbiology (kategorija M21)
Journal of Food Composition and Analysis (M21)
LWT – Food Science and Technology. (M21)
Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology. Islamic Republic of Iran (M22)
Journal of Aquatic Food Product Technology (M23)
Food and feed research (M51)
Croatian Journal of Fisheries (Ribarstvo) (M51)
International Journal of Fisheries and Aquaculture (M51)
Zbornik matice srpske za prirodne nauke (M51)
Acta Agriculturae Serbica (M51)
Archives of Veterinary Medicine (M52)
Reviewer of the international congress FoodTech2018, FoodTech2016, the FoodTech2014 Congress