Editor in chief

Vesna Z Djordjevic, PhD, microbiology specialist
Senior research associate


Director of the Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology
Institute of meat Hygiene and Technology (INMES)

Kaćanskog 13, 11040 Belgrade, Serbia​
Мob: +381 63 26 44 51​
Тel: +381 11 26 50 722​
Fax: +381 11 26 51 825​
E-mail: meat.technology@inmes.rs;  vesna.djordjevic@inmes.rs

EDUCATION
2009 – Doctor of Veterinary Science, Department of Veterinary Medicine/Faculty of Agriculture, University of Novi Sad (“Factors relevant to finding of fluoroquinolones in fish tissues”)
2009 – Specialist in Microbiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine/Department of Microbiology, University of Belgrade (“Biochemical characteristics of Aeromonas and Pseudomonas species isolated from trout”)
2005 – Master of Veterinary Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade (“Comparative study of the possibilities of application of selected analytical methods for evaluating the freshness of trout”)
1999 – Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
2016 – Senior research associate, INMES
20112015 – Research associate, INMES
20062014 – Research assistant, INMES
19992000 – Research trainee, Department of food hygiene and technology of animal products, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade

WORK EXPERIENCE
2016 – Director of the Institute of meat Hygiene and Technology, INMES
2015 – Acting Director of the Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology, INMES
2010 – 2014 – Assistant Director of the Institute of Meat Hygiene and Technology, INMES
2009 – 2010 – Assistant Secretary for Environmental Protection of the City of Belgrade, Secretariat for Environmental Protection of Belgrade
2008 – 2009 – Research assistant, Department of scientific and technical cooperation, INMES
2006 – 2008 – Research assistant, Department of microbiological research, INMES
2001 – 2005 –Assistant, Department of microbiological research, INMES
1999 – 2000 – Research trainee, Department of food hygiene and technology of animal products, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade

OTHER ACTIVITIES
2015 – Chief Editor of the leading journal of the national importance “Meat Technology”
2015 – Reviewer of the monograph of national importance by Dr. Ivan Nastasijević, “VTEC O157 in the beef chain” publisher Endowment “Andrejević”, ISBN 978-86-525-0206-6
2015 – Member of the Honorary Board of the scientific conference “One Health – New Challenges” First International Symposium of Veterinary Medicine (ISVM2015), Vrdnik, Serbia
2015 – Member of the Program Committee of the “58th International Meat Industry Conference”, Zlatibor, Serbia
2015 – Member of the Program Committee and moderator of the thematic area “Food Safety” at the 26th Symposium of veterinarians of Serbia, with international participation, Zlatibor
2013 – Team Leader for obtaining the Oscar of Quality – National Award for Business Excellence “Oscar of Quality for Small and Medium Organizations” (awarded by Serbian Chamber of Commerce, Foundation for a Culture of Quality and Excellence – FQCE, with the support of Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Serbia)
2013 – Deputy Chairman of the Program Committee of the “57th International Meat Industry Conference”, Belgrade, Serbia
2013 – Deputy Chairman of the Program Committee of the “57th International Meat Industry Conference”, Belgrade, Serbia
2013 – Chairman of the plenary session at the “57th International Meat Industry Conference”, Belgrade, Serbia
2011 – Member of the editorial board of “Book of Abstracts”, “56th International Meat Industry Conference,” Tara, Serbia
2011 – Member of the Program Committee of the “56th International Meat Industry Conference,” Tara, Serbia
2010 – 2014 – Member of the Editorial Board of the leading journal of national importance “Meat Technology”
2010 – Member of the special working group for drafting the Regulation on the content and methods for development/drafting of statistical noise maps and the manner of their presentation to the public (Decision No.: 119-01-104/1/2010-02); Regulation on the methods for determining the acoustic zones (Decision No.: 119-01-104/2/2010-02); Regulation on the methodology for developing action plans (Decision No.: 119-01-104/3/2010-02), based on the Law on Protection from Noise in the Environment (“Off. Gazette of RS” no. 36/09)

Member of “European Aquaculture Society (EAS)”

Member of Serbian Veterinary Society

Member of Veterinary Chamber of Serbia and the City of Belgrade

Member of the Serbian Society of Microbiologists

Member of the Association of Food Technologists of Serbia

A delegate at the Assembly of Serbian Association of Institutes

Member of the Editorial Board of the leading journal of national importance “Veterinarski glasnik/Veterinary Gazette”

Honorary member of the Editorial Board of the journal of national importance ” Arhiv veterinarske medicine/Archives of Veterinary Medicine,

AREA OF SCIENTIFIC INTEREST

Method of preparation of fish farm/pond and its management, fish nutrition, fish quality and safety, sustainability of fresh fish, manufacturing of fish products; Process hygiene and quality of meat and meat products; Development and validation of analytical methods for testing micro-organisms and determination of residues of veterinary drugs.

 

Sub-editors of scientific journal „Meat Technology”

Vesna Z. Djordjevic, PhD
Microbiology, Food Hygiene and Quality

Nenad Parunovic, PhD
Meat Quality, Sensory Food Analysis, Native Breeds of Pigs

Nastasijevic Ivan, PhD
Food Safety

Branko Velebit, PhD
Microbiology

Brankica Lakicevic, PhD
Molecular Microbiology

Zoran Petrovic, PhD
Packaging, Food Packaging, Environmental Protection

Dragan Milicevic, PhD
Food safety and Animal Welfare

Petronijevic Radivoj, PhD
Food Safety and Quality, Analytical Chemistry

Srdjan Stefanovic, PhD
Residues and Contaminants of the Environment