Natalija Atanasova-Pancevska

Associate Professor

Department of Microbiology and Microbial biotechnology

Ss. Cyril and Methodius University




A highly motivated, dedicated, creative, organised and hard working Biochemistry & Physiology Graduated, with PhD in Microbial Biotechnology who is keen run lifelong research career in the field of Biological Sciences.Proven learning capabilities, distinguished sense for laboratory and research work, able to act individually and as a part of a team. Dedicated to achieve and maintain high quality standards in research.

Precise, and responsible in developing lab procedures. Observant and critical in interpreting results. Meticulous, self- motivated, organised, disciplined and working to deadlines. Shows respect for the ideas and culture of others, is able to build relationships through appropriate communication, listens, shows interest, and takes account of the views of others, realizes the factors that determine somebody’s attitude, building team spirit, good ability to adapt to multicultural environments, good communication skills.

Area of Interests

  • Environmental biotechnology,
  • Microbial biotechnology,
  • Probiotics and prebiotics,
  • Microbial ecology,
  • Food biotechnology,
  • Biology of aerobic fungi,
  • Biology of anaerobic zoosporic fungi,
  • Hidromicrobiology,
  • Food microbiology,
  • Biological treatment of municipal and industrial wastewater with technology of bioaugmentation and MCE-IT technology,
  • Biooxidation of nitrogen compounds with filamentous fungi,
  • Antimicrobial activity of secondary metabolite
  • Molecular microbiology.