Ana Valenta Šobot

Research Associate

Research interest: Molecular cytogenetics, Cytogenetics, Genotoxicology, Biochemistry, Molecular biomedicine.


BSc in Molecular biology and phisiology (2010), University of Belgrade, Faculty of Biology, BSc thesis title: “Influence of carbon nanotube structure and concentration on human peripheral blood lymphocytes”.

PhD in Biology sciences (2022). University of Belgrade, Faculty of Biology, PhD thesis title: “The effects of reference monoterpene compounds and Gentiana lutea root extract on apoptosis and necroptosis in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells”.


2010 – present, Department of Physical Chemistry, Institute of Nuclear Sciences Vinča

Active projects:

Program topic: “Structure and dynamics of telomeres under conditions of cholinergic anti-inflammatory pathway activation and inhibition in peripheral blood lymphocites” (2021- present); participant.

Transfer technology program funding by The Innovation Fund of The Republic of Serbia: “Application of Green Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles for Skin and Oral Treatment” (2022-2023), participant.

List of five selected publications:

  1. A. ValentaŠobot, J. Savić, J. Filipović Tričković, D. Drakulić, G. Joksić, Toxicity assessment of Gentiana lutea L. root extract and its monoterpene compounds, Indian Journal of Experimental Biology. 58 (2020) 609-616.,
  2. A. ValentaŠobot, D. Drakulić, G. Joksić, J. Miletić Vukajlović, J. Savić, J. Potočnik, J. Filipović Tričković, Yellow gentian root extract provokes concentration-and time-dependent response in peripheral blood mononuclear cells, Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. 71 (2020) 320-8., DOI: 10.2478/aiht-2020-71-3476
  3. G. Joksić, A. Valenta Šobot, J. Filipović Tričković, D. Maletić, N. Puač, G. Malović, Z. Lj. Petrović, S. Lazović, Apoptosis time window induced by cold atmospheric plasma: comparison with ionizing radiation, Current Science. 116 (2019) 1229-1233.,
  4. G. Joksic, J. Stasic, J. Filipovic, A. Valenta Sobot, M. Trtica, Size of silver nanoparticles determines proliferation ability of human circulating lymphocytes in vitro, Toxicology Letters. 247 (2016) 29-34., DOI: 10.1016/j.toxlet.2016.02.007
  5. J. Cveticanin, G. Joksic, A. Leskovac, S. Petrovic, A.V Sobot, O. Neskovic, Using carbon nanotubes to induce micronuclei and double strand breaks of the DNA in human cells, Nanotechnology. 21 (2010) 015102., DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/21/1/015102