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Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI)
Federal Research Institute
for Cultivated Plants

Head
apl. Prof. Dr. Johannes Hallmann

Address
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig, Germany

Office
Ms Martina Ernst
Tel: +49(0)531 299-3701
Fax: +49(0)531 299-3006
E-mail: ep@  julius-kuehn.  de

Address
Erwin-Baur-Str. 27
06484 Quedlinburg, Germany

Office

Ms Rita Pollin
Tel:
+49(0)3946 47-502
Fax: +49(0)3946 47-255
Mail: ep@  julius-kuehn.  de

Branch office in Münster
Toppheideweg 88
48161 Münster, Germany

Office:
Ms Elvira Politz
Tel: +49(0)251 87106-10
Fax: +49(0)251 87106-33

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Dr. Nemanja Kuzmanović

research associate

Dr. Nemanja  Kuzmanović
contact
Tel: +49 (0)531 299 3815 (Büro) o. 3805 (Labor)
Fax: +49 (0)531 299 3006

address
Julius Kühn-Institut
Messeweg 11/12
38104 Braunschweig

Assignments and research activities:

  • Postdoctoral Researcher (research associate) in the research group AG Prof. Dr. Smalla
  • DFG-project: “Interactions in the bacterial pathobiome associated with crown gall disease: coexistence or competition?”
  • Detection, identification and characterization of plant pathogenic bacteria of grapevine, fruits, nuts, vegetables and ornamental plants
  • Epidemiology and ecology of plant diseases
  • Genetic diversity of crown gall associated bacteria
  • Genomics of agrobacteria and their plasmids
  • Taxonomy of Rhizobiaceae family

Boards, memberships and other activities:

  • Subcommittee for taxonomy of rhizobia and agrobacteria (International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes)
  • The German Phytomedicine Society (DPG)
  • The American Phytopathological Society (APS)
  • Alumnus of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer for various scientific journals such as:

    • Systematic and Applied Microbiology
    • Scientific Reports (Nature)
    • FEMS Microbiology Ecology
    • Phytopathology
    • Plant Disease
    • Plant Pathology
    • Frontiers in Plant Science
    • European Journal of Plant Pathology
    • Crop Protection
    • Annals of Microbiology
    • Journal of Plant Pathology
    • Phytopathologia Mediterranea

Professional career & education:

  • since 2019: Research Associate/Postdoctoral Researcher, AG Prof. Dr. Smalla, Julius Kühn Institute, Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Epidemiology and Pathogen Diagnostics
  • 2017-2019: Postdoctoral Researcher/Humboldt Fellow, AG Prof. Dr. Smalla, Julius Kühn Institute, Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Epidemiology and Pathogen Diagnostics
  • 2014-2016: Research Associate, Institute of Phytomedicine, University of Belgrade – Faculty of Agriculture, Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2011-2012: Doctorate exchange (10 months) from Erasmus Mundus at the University of Bologna, Italy
  • 2009-2014: Doctor of Biotechnical Sciences (PhD), Scientific discipline: Phytopathology, University of Belgrade – Faculty of Agriculture, Belgrade, Serbia
  • 2005-2009: Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Master’s degree equivalent), University of Belgrade – Faculty of Agriculture, Belgrade, Serbia

Publications at Researchgate

Publications at ORCID

Publications in the Julius Kühn-Institut