Previous Events

Training in DNA-based technologies

Dr Igor Kljujev, Assistant Professor at Faculty of Agriculture, University of Belgrade, AREA group: MICROBECOL, finished training visit for DNA-based technologies in Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, AMP Research Unit Microbe-Plant Interaction in period from 08.03.2014 to 30.05.2014. under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Anton Hartmann. 

During his visit, Dr Igor Kljujev worked on application of molecular methods in investigation of colonization wheat root by two Salmonella strains, Salmonella enterica Weltevreden and Salmonella eneterica Typhimurium LT2.

Training in RAMAN microscopy

Dr Božidar Rašković, assistant professor and member of the AQUACARP group, has finished training in Raman microscopy. The training was organized at the Institute of Physical Chemistry and Abbe Center of Photonics, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany, from 10th March to 01st June 2014, under the supervision of Dr. Petra Rösch. The aim of the training was to acquire some basic knowledge of using Raman microscope in fish tissues, especially in the muscles of the different kind of frozen fish fillets.

Training in RAMAN microscopy

Aleksandar Nedeljković, PhD student (FOODTECH group) completed training in Raman microspectroscopy. Training visit was conducted from 10th March to 31st May 2014 at Institute for Physical Chemistry, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena (Germany) under supervision of Dr Petra Röesch, research associate. Overall aim of the training was to obtain basic knowledge and skills necessary for using Raman and FTIR spectroscopy in analysis of foodstuffs, especially dairy products.

The first international conference of AREA project

The first international conference of AREA project “EU Project Collaborations: Challenges for Research Improvements in Agriculture” was held 2-4 June, 2014 at the Faculty of Agriculture, Belgrade. The conference is designed as a stimulating forum for exchange of ideas, information, knowledge and experiences and with the goal of helping scientists from Serbia and other West Balkans countries to improve their opportunities for international collaborative research.

Fact finding visits to other EU institutions to increase networking

Dr Sava Vrbnicanin, Professor and dr Dragana Bozic, Assistant Professor (WEEDSCI group) visited institute Rothamsted Research, United Kingdom, on 12th  and 13th May  2014. The aim of visit was preparation of Stage 2 of project entitled “Integrated  Weed Management: PRActical Implementation and Solutions for Europe (IWMPRAISE)”, which  have been applied for HORIZON 2020, Call H2020-SFS-2014-2 (H2020 Societal Challenge 2 – Food security, sustainable agriculture and forestry, marine and maritime and inland water research and the bioeconomy).

Visit of AREA senior researchers to EU training institution-Report of visit of senior AREA researchers to University of Jena, Germany

Visit to University of Jena (Germany) was realized in term of 1st - 7th December 2013, according to proposed activities within the AREA project of University of Belgrade, Faculty of Agriculture (WP 1 Visits of senior researchers to the partner institutions).