Dr. Jordana Ninkov, Research Associate. She graduated in 1997 at the Faculty of Sciences in Novi Sad – department of Biology. She has been employed at the Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops since 1998, in Soil and Agroecology Laboratory. She received her MSc degree in 2003 and her PhD degree in 2010. She authored and co-authored over 100 research papers and reports. She participated in several dozens of research projects in collaboration with industry and government subjects. Her field of academic expertise is problem of heavy metals in soil. She was tehnical head of Soil and Agroecology Laboratory in the period 2008-2010.