DF in life science in Serbia

Ivana Gadjanski

PhD in Neuroscience from Georg-August University and Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen, Germany. Postdoctorate specialization at Ludwig-Maximilian University, Munich, Germany and Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg, Sweden. Fulbright Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, USA, Lab for Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering (Head: Gordana Vunjak Novakovic). Senior researcher and assistant professor at Belgrade Metropolitan University and Center for Bioengineering-BioIRC. Co-founder and president of Fab Initiative, a non-profit that supports fab labs and entrepreneurship in the STEAM field in Serbia and the Western Balkans.

Established Serbia’s first Educational Fab Lab Petnica through a project funded by the Royal Norwegian Embassy, and works on forming the first 3D bioprinting facility in BioIRC. Young Scientist at World Economic Forum, TED Global Fellow, Member of the Global Young Academy. Published and award-winning poet.