Nina Tomić



Fields of research

B 001 General biomedical sciences 

B 230 Microbiology, bacteriology, virology, mycology

T 490 Biotechnology


Biography and education

Place and year of birth: Belgrade, 1993.

  • Enrolled in doctoral studies in 2018 at the University of Belgrade - Faculty of Biology, Department of Microbiology;
  • Master’s degree: 2018, University of Belgrade - Faculty of Biology; Biology of Microorganisms, module Molecular Biology and Physiology
    MA thesis: Antibacterial, Cytotoxic and Genotoxic Potential of Ethanolic Extracts of Taraxacum officinale, Chelidonium majus and Hyssopus officinalis
  • BSc thesis (master’s equivalent): 2017,  University of Belgrade - Faculty of Biology, Department of Molecular Biology and Physiology.


Research titles

2023 - Research Assistant

2020- Junior Research Assistant

Employed in the Institute of Technical Sciences of SASA since August 2020.


Research areas

Research activity of Nina Tomic is focused on testing and improving the biological activities of newly synthesized nanostructured biomaterials. The study areas include cytotoxic, genotoxic and antibacterial effects, as well as antioxidant activity and effects on bacterial biofilm formation. Special focus is on studies of materials properties that are important for possible biomedical applications.

Keywords: biomaterials, antibacterial activity, cytotoxicity, genotoxicity, antioxidative activity.


Professional development

2021 High Resolution Imaging of Zebrafish at Nano and Millimeter Scale webinar on, by the ASCLS P.A.C.E. ® Program - clinical laboratory sciences;

2018 ASM Workshop on Scientific Writing and Publishing;

2018 Faculty of Biochemistry: Seminar and Workshop Environmental protection, monitoring and bioremediation – global and our experiences

2018 Training in bioremediation process protocol and in use of 2D gas chromatograph with mass spectrometer (GCxGC/MS) and MicroOximax respirometer.


Selected publications

  • Filipović, N.; Tomić, Ni.; Kuzmanović, M.; Stevanović, M. Nanoparticles: Potential for Use to Prevent Infections. In Urinary Stents; Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2022; pp 325–339.

  • Tomić, Ni.; Kuzmanović, M.; Mitić Ćulafić, D.; Stevanović, M. Additive-Free Resveratrol Micro- and Nanoparticles and Assessment of Their Toxicity. In Program and the Book of abstracts / Nineteenth Young Researchers’ Conference Materials Science and Engineering, December 1-3, 2021, Belgrade, Serbia; Belgrade : Institute of Technical Sciences of SASA, 2021; pp 4–4.

  • Đukanović, S.; Cvetković, S.; Ganić, T.; Nikolić, B.; Tomić, N.; Kekić, D.; Mitić Ćulafić, D. Antibacterial Activity of Aqueous-Ethanolic Extracts of Alchemilla Vulgaris and Frangula Alnus Combined with Streptomycin. In Proceedings / 7th Workshop Specific Methods for Food Safety and Quality, September 22nd, 2021, Belgrade, Serbia, 15th International Conference on Fundamental and Applied Aspects of Physical Chemistry - Physical Chemistry 2021; Belgrade : Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences, 2021; pp 176–179.

  • Đukanović S.; Cvetković S.; Tomić N.; Srdić-Rajić T.; Nikolić B.; Knežević-Vukčević J.; Mitić-Ćulafić D. Biological properties of ethanolic extracts of Taraxacum officinale, Hyssopus officinalis and Chelidonium majus on selected cell lines. 6th Congress of the Serbian genetic society, Vrnjačka Banja, e-Abstracts Book, 2019; ISBN 978-86-87109-15-5, 128, 03-15.

  • Đukanović S., Jović H., Tomić N., Cvetković S., Nikolić B., Knežević-Vukčević J., Kekić D., Mitić-Ćulafić D. 2018. Antibacterial activity of Alchemilla vulgaris and Frangula alnus extracts on selected bacterial strains. XII Congress of Serbian microbiologists with international participation, Mikromed 2018 Regio, Belgrade, Serbia, Book of Abstracts, 2021, pp 211, ISBN 978-86-914897-5-5.