Ljubica Harhaji-Trajkovic, PhD
Principal Research Fellow, University of Belgrade
Ljubica Harhaji-Trajkovic is a distinguished scientist and Principal Research Fellow at the University of Belgrade, renowned for her groundbreaking contributions in the field of cancer biology. With expertise in cancer metabolism, autophagy, lysosomal cell death, and nanoparticles, she has made significant advancements in understanding the mechanisms underlying tumor cell death. Throughout her career, Ljubica has demonstrated exceptional research prowess, as evidenced by her remarkable citation number of 8371 and an impressive Hirsch index of 33, illustrating the impact and significance of her work in the scientific community. Notably, she served as the Principal Investigator of the project "The role of autophagy in tumor cell death" from 2011 to 2019, which was funded by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia. Ljubica's dedication and expertise have earned her prestigious recognition and awards. In 2011, she was honored with the L'Oréal-UNESCO "For Women in Science Awards" in Paris, France, for her exceptional project on the role of autophagy in growth, metastasis, and chemotherapy. Additionally, in 2000, she was bestowed the Kingdom of Norway's award for being among the 1000 best students in Serbia. Ljubica Harhaji-Trajkovic's unwavering commitment to advancing cancer biology and her remarkable contributions to the field make her a highly respected and influential figure in the scientific community. Her dedication to research, project management, international collaborations, and academic excellence has propelled her as a leading expert in cancer biology, with her work significantly contributing to the global fight against cancer.