Milos | Simic


Postdoctoral Fellow



Postdoctoral Fellow


Ph.D., Biology
Universite Pierre et Marie Curie
Resesarch performed in the laboratory of Dr. Andrew Dillin, U.C. Berkeley


Master's Degree, Genetics
Ecole Normale Superieure and Universite Pierre et Marie Curie
ENS diploma, Biology (Major) and Environment and Society (Minor)
Pasteur Institute diploma: Molecular and cellular biology, focus on genetics


Master's degree in Knowledge, Innovation, and Management
Universite Pierre et Marie Curie

Research Interests

T cell engineering


Simic, M.S., Moehle, E., Schinzel, R., Lorbeer, F., Jullie, D., Halloran, J., Heydari, K., Sanchez, M., Hockemeyer, D., and Dillin, A. "Transient activation of the UPRER is an essential step in the acquisition of pluripotency during reprogramming." Science advances 5, eaaw0025 (2019)

Lee, H.J., Noormohammadi, A., Koyuncu, S., Calculli, G., Simic, M.S., Herholz M., Trifunovic, A., and Vilchez, D. "Prostaglandin signals from adult germline stem cells delay somatic ageing of Caenorhabditis elegans." Nature Metabolism 1–21 (2019)

Simic, M.S., Dillin, A.. "They Lysosome, Elixir of Neural Stem Cell Youth."" Cell Stem Cell (2018)

Kim, H.-E., Grant, A.R., Simic, M.S., Kohnz, R.A., Nomura, D.K., Durieux, J., Riera, C.E., Sanchez, M., Kapernick, E., Wolff, S., et. al. "Lipid Biosynthesis Coordinates a Mitochondrial-to-Cytosolic Stress Response" Cell (2016)

Douglas, P.M.*, Baird, N.A.*, Simic, M.S., Uhlein, S., McCormick, M.A., Wolff, S.C., Kennedy, B.K., Dillin, A. "Heterotypic Signals from Neural HSF-1 Separate Thermotolerance from Longevity"". Cell Rep (2015)

Baird, N.A.*, Douglas, P.M.*, Simic, M.S., Grant, A.R., Moresco, J.J., Wolff, S.C., Yates, J.R., Manning, G., Dillin, A. "HSF-1-mediated cytoskeletal integrity determines thermotolerance and life span."" Science (2014)

Vilchez, D.*, Simic, M.S.*, Dillin, A. "Proteostasis and aging of stem cells."" Trends Cell Biol (2014)