Ms Marina Rajic
Marina has graduated in Pharmaceutical Engineering from University of Novi Sad, Serbia and is now based in Palmerston North as a Massey PhD scholar. Since 2015 she works in Phage Display Laboratory under the supervision of Dr Jasna Rakonjac. In collaboration with Dr Kathryn Stowell from Massey University, Dr Ian Hermans from Malaghan Institute, and Dr Gavin Painter from Ferrier Institute she is developing a new cancer vaccine for melanoma immunotherapy, and an ultra-sensitive diagnostic assay for cancer biomarkers using phage display, bio-nanotechnology, and synthetic chemistry methods. Marina is interested in improvement of science to business communications and biotechnology commercialization in New Zealand.