Vaccines and Sera Torlak, Serbia
Vaccines and Sera Torlak
Dr. Tatjana Pljesa received her medical education (MD), specialization (specialist in microbiology and parasitology) and postgraduate studies in Clinical and Experimental Bacteriology at the Medical Faculty, University of Belgrade, Serbia. She is the author of over 30 publications in the field of microbiology and immunology. She has a great experience in production of viral vaccines, bacterial vaccines and diagnostic devices. She was Production Director in the Institute of Virology, Vaccines and Sera Torlak. and now she works in bacterial vaccine production area as Team leader in establishing single-use WAVE technology in the production of pertussis vaccine, diphtheria toxoid and tetanus toxoid projects. Prior to this, she was the Head of Vaccine Production Department, where she managed the production of pertussis vaccine. She was involved in the study of comparing clinical isolates and vaccine strains of Bordetella pertussis by serotyping and genotyping, as a part of the project of surveillance of B. pertussis antigenic divergence and pertussis re-emergence in countries with high vaccination coverage.
Vaccine production, Vaccine R&D, Microbiology & Immunology and Development of new products, using single-use technology.