Dražen Zimonjić
Belgrade, 30 March 1950

External member

Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences


Membership of SASA
Department of Chemical and Biological Sciences, external member since 2 November 2006

Field of study
Cytogenetics – identification and characterization of genes and genome reorganizations combined with the occurrence and progression of malignant phenotype

BSc in biology (1972), Faculty of Sciences and Mathematics у Belgrade, MSC (1977), Institute for Multlidisciplinary Research in Belgrade, PhD (1982), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Post-doctoral clinical training at the Institute of Genetics, University of Lübeck (Germany, 1986) and Centre for Cancer in Phoenix, (USA, 1987-88)

Assistant, assistant professor and professor at the University of Belgrade (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) in the period 1974 – 1992; visiting researcher at the Laboratory for Biology of the National Cancer Institute, USA in Bethesda in the period 1992 – 1996; permanent investigator at Laboratory of Experimental Carcinogenesis, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, USA in Bethesda since 1996

Membership of specialist associations
Serbian Biological Society; Serbian Genetic Society, European Environmental Mutagen Society, American Association of Cancer Research, International Cytogenetics and Genome Society (member – founder)

Membership of editorial boards
Member of the board: Acta Veterinaria (Belgrade), reviewer of journals: Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics, Cancer Research, British Journal of Cancer, Modern Pathology, The American Journal of Human Genetics and International Journal of Cancer

Awards and recognitions
Certificate of Gratitude of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade (1979, 1986), October Prize of the City of Belgrade in the field of science (1990), Merit Award of the National Health Institute, USA (2001)