Staša Stanković

Educational Background

University of Cambridge (Department of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrookes Hospital)

PhD in Genomic Medicine


University of Cambridge (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute)

MPhil in Medical Science


University of Oxford and Oxford Brookes University (joined program)

BSc in Biomedical Science

Professional Background

British–Serbian Medical Association – member


British–Serbian Chamber of Commerce, President of BSCC Young Professionals Group


Organisation of Serbian Students Abroad, Director of Internal Affairs


Congenica (BioData Innovation Center, Wellcome Genome Campus), Business Analyst, Innovation Team: “Mainstreaming of Genomic Medicine


Innovation Forum Serbia, Founder

Head of the first healthcare accelerator in Serbia “Imagine IF”


University of Cambridge (Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience)

Visiting Scientist


Innovation Forum Cambridge, Business Development Associate

  • 2019 – Award: Novartis Regional BioCamp 2019 (Slovenia)This award is given to 35 best and most promising young scientists from the Balkan region to participate at prestigious Novartis BioCamp and work with pharma and medical leaders, top scientists, professionals and academics.
  • 2018 – Third place and the most creative business plan at the Cambridge Consulting Network Business Case Competition. University of Cambridge (2018)
  • 2015 – Gatsby Science Summer School, University of Cambridge (2015)This scholarship is given to 80 first year undergraduates selected from 26 research-intensive UK universities with the highest achievements in the first term of the first year of the course.
  • 2014 – “Vuk Karadžić diploma” for the highest achievement in high school (2014)
  • Combes G, Maciejowski J, Barysz H, Garand C, Gama BL, Alharbi I, Thebault P, Murakami L, Eyers PA, Stanković S, Bolanos-Garcia VM, Earnshaw W, Jallepalli Prasad, Elowe S. (2018). “Mps1 Phosphorylates Its N-terminal Extension to Relieve Autoinhibition and Activate the Spindle Assembly Checkpoint”. Current Biology. 28 (6), 872-883.
  • Stanković S, Pau P, Bolanos-Garcia VM. “Dissecting the structural basis of Mps1 inhibition efficacy for the treatment of cancer”. Manuscript in prep.
Language Skills
  • Serbian  (native)
  • Italian (fluent – diploma from High School, bilingual class in Italian)
  • English (fluent)
  • German (intermediate – Diploma from Primary and High School, B1)
  • Spanish (basic)
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    Consulting Group

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