2008 to present: Chief of IVF laboratory, Private General hospital Remedika, Skopje, Macedonia
2017: Associate Professor for Human Reproduction and Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University "St. Cyril & Methodius", Skopje
2015: PhD thesis: “DNA fragmentation in the sperm in infertile men and embryological parameters for patients’ ongoing IVF treatments”. Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University "St. Cyril & Methodius", Skopje
2006: MSc. in Biology (Molecular Biology). Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University "St. Cyril & Methodius", Skopje (Thesis Title: "Detection and typing of human papillomavirus with PCR-RFLP
2006 - 2008 Instructor in practical courses of the following subjects:Molecular Biology for the Biology students (5th and 6th semester)Basics of Molecular Biology for the Analytical Chemistry students(6th semester)Molecular Genetics for the Analytical Chemistry students (7th semester) Basics of Biology for Dentistry students (1th semester)
1999 - 2007 Part-time employment at Laboratory for Molecular Biology, Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University "St. Cyril & Methodius" in Skopje as a research assistant for HPV detection and genotyping of more than a 13 000 analysis on patients samples from the University Gynecological Clinic and from private ordinations.
Milanova E, Trajkova K, Panov S, Stojanovska V. Human Papillomavirus Typisation by Polymerase Chain Reaction, Made on an Infected Tissue of the Uterine Cervix-Our Experience. In: Vliet HV, editors. Cancer Research Trends. NOVA Science Publishers, Inc. Hauppauge NY. 2007. 2nd quarter. ISBN-13:978-1-60021-648-0.
2018: ESHRE 34TH Annual Meeting, 1-4 July, 2018 Barcelona, Spain
2017: Ovarian club: Bulding a brigde between science and clinical practice, Barcelona
2017: The 3rd World Congress in preconception, preimplantation and prenatal genetic diagnosis (CoGen), Barcelona
2015: Cryopreservation of gametes, embryos and ovarian tissue: Hands-on workshop organized by Embryolab Academy, Thessaloniki, Greece
2015: BioRad Workshop: Technologies and techniques in Life Science Research, May, Skopje.
2015: Biomedika Workshop: “Molecular diagnostic; Methods and clinical utility”, May, Skopje.
2014: ESHRE 29 th Annual Congress, July, Munich.
2013: ESHRE certification for Clinical Embryologist, London, UK.
2013: Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis 2013 – Hands-on workshop organized by Embryolab Academy, Thessaloniki, Greece.
2013: Clinical observation program for fertility – Sofia, Bulgaria.
2012: Workshop for LifeGlobal media: vitrification system, (Ana Lopez), Istanbul.
2012: Workshop for Culture media: the best environment for gametes and embryos, ESHRE, annual meeting, Istanbul, Turkey.
2012: Education for Oocyte and Embryo Vitrification (Ana Cobo, Spain; M. Kuwayama, Japan) - Controversies in Cryopreservation of Stem Cells, Reproductive Cells, Tissue & Organs (CRYO) - Valencia, Spain
2012: Workshop for Culture media organized by ESHRE annual metting, Istanbul, Turkey.
2012: Vitrification media and protocols (Global workshop, organized in Acibadem hospital, Istanbul at ESHRE annual metting)
2010: The 4th International IVI Congress, Hands-on workshop: Oocyte vitrification in a closed system by A. Cobo, Spain and A. Kuwayama, Japan.
2009 : ESHRE Simposium - The patient friendly approach to ART , From a natural cycle to minimal stimulation and single embryo transfer, Maribor, Slovenia 2009.
2008 : Brussel's Women's Health & Infertility Center, Prof. Yucel Karaman IVF
October, 2017: Influence of embryo tranfer day on pregnancy outcomes: 13th World Congress of Perinatal Medicine, Belgrade.
May, 2015: Oocytes Freezing. Macedonian Society of Human reproduction, Skopje
May, 2014: Workshop title: In vitro fertilization – Contemporary techniques and cryopreservation of gametes and embryos. 37th International Medical Scientific Congress, Ohrid.
December, 2013: Freezing of gametes and embryos. Macedonian Society of Human reproduction, Skopje.
April, 2012: High sophisticated methods in micromanipulations with gametes in the assisted reproduction and in vitro fertilization. New methods in gynecology and perinatology. Macedonian medical chamber. Skopje
September, 2007: Round table discussion for cervical cancer, public education and HPV vaccines. Perspectives in gynecological oncology & colposcopy teaching session. European Society of Gynecological Oncology (ESGO). Ohrid.
March, 2007: Detection and typing of human papillomavirus with PCR-RFLP technique in cervical lesions at the Meeting of the Macedonian Society for Clinical biochemistry, Skopje.
March, 2005: PCR-based detection of Human Papillomavirus in cervical swabs at the Annual Meeting of the Macedonian Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, Skopje.
Трудови и конф.
- Z. Petanovski, G. Dimitrov, M. Hadzi Lega, D. Shushleski, V. Matevski, S. Saltirovski, S. Stojkovska, E. Petanovska, V. Sotiroska. The Impact of Male Smoking on Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection outcomes in In vitro fertilization procedures. Abstract book of the 34th Annual Meeting of the ESHRE, Barcelona, Spain 1 to 4 July 2018. Human reproduction vol, 33, supp 1, 2018
- The ESHRE Working Group on Oocyte Cryopreservation in Europe F. ShenfieldJ. de Mouzon G. Scaravelli M. Kupka A.P. Ferraretti F.J. Prados V. Goossens (Sotiroska V. as participant).Oocyte and ovarian tissue cryopreservation in European countries: statutory background, practice, storage and use.Hum reprod open. Volume 2017, Issue 1, 2017.
- Valentina Sotiroska, Zorancho Petanovski, Gligor Dimitrov, Makjuli Hadji-Lega, Damjan Shushleski, Stefan Saltirovski, Vladimir Matevski, Simona Shenbakar, Sasho Panov, Lars Johansson. The Day of ET affects delivery rate, birth weights, the female/male ratio and the monozygotic twin rate. Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2015; Vol 54, Issue 6, 716-21.
- Gligor Dimitrov, Valentina Sotiroska, Goran Dimitrov, Andrijana Sterjovska, Sasho Panov Human Papillomavirus Infection in Cervical Precancerous Lesions. Wulfenia. 2015: Vol 22, Issue 7.
- Kovačič B, Plas C, Woodward BJ, Verheyen G, Prados FJ, Hreinsson J, De los Santos MJ, Magli MC, Lundin K, Plancha CE (Sotiroska V. as participant). The educational and professional status of clinical embryology and clinical embryologists in Europe. Hum Reprod. See comment in PubMed Commons below 2015 Jun 12. pii: dev118.
- Noveski P, Madjunkova S, Maleva I, Sotiroska V, Petanovski Z, Plaseska-Karanfilska D. A homozygous deletion of the DPY19L2 gene is a cause of globozoospermia in men from the Republic of Macedonia.BJMG. 2013:16;73-6.
- Sotiroska V, Saltirovski S, Matevski V, Shuslevski D, Sterjovska A. Cryopreservation of oocytes-our experience. Ohrid, May 16-19, 2013
- Latifi Isaki R, Petanovski Z, Sotiroska V, Stojkovska S, Dimitrov Gl. Obstetric outcomes of laparoscopic cervical-isthmic cerclage: our experience. Ohrid, May 16-19, 2013.
- Sotiroska V, Saltirovski S, Matevski V, Susleski D, Petanovski Z, Dimitrov G. Intracytoplasmatic sperm injection outcome of extracted testicular spermatozoa in azozoospermic men. 3rd Congress of gynecologists and obstetrics of Macedonia. Abstract book. HP 12, Ohrid, May 16-19, 2013.
- Stojkovska S, Hadzi Lega M, Shushleski D, Sotiroska V, Saltirovski S, Matevski V. Influence of deepness of embryotransfer on the IVF results. 3rd Congress of gynecologists and obstetrics of Macedonia. Abstract book. HP 12, Ohrid, May 16-19, 2013.
- Шушлевски Д, Салтировски С, Матевски В, Сотироска В, Петановски З, Хаџи-Лега М. Користењето на различни гонадотропини во индукцијата на овулација и ефект на истите во изборот на квалитетни ембриони за замрзнување. 3ти Конгрес на гинеколози и акушери на Македонија. Книга на апстракти, ХП 11. Охрид, 16-19 мај, 2013
- Petanovski Z, Dimitrov G, Aydin B, Hadzi-Lega M, Sotiroska V, Susleski D, Saltirovski S, Matevski V, Stojkovska S, Petanovska E, Savic M, Balkanov T. Impact of active female smoking on controlled ovarian stimulation in intracitoplasmic sperm insemination cycles.Med Glas Ljek komore. Zenicko-doboj kantona. 2012; 9, 273-8
- Plaseska-Karanfilska D, Noveski P, Madjunkova S, Maleva I, Sotiroska V, Petanovski Z. A homozygous deletion of DPY19L2 gene is a cause of globozoospermia in men from the Republic of Macedonia. American Society of Human Genetics. San Francisco, November 6-10. Abstract Book, p. 235. 2012.
- Veljanovska L, Petanovski Z, Sotiroska V, Aydin B, Suslevski D, Saltirovski S, Matevski V, Dimitrov G, Hadzi-Lega M, Stojkovska S. Estradiol level as a predictor and HCG as confirmation of the success in IVF induction cycles. 20th Meting of Balkan clinical laboratory federation. Belgrade, Abstract book p.75. 2012
- Хаџи-Манчева Р, Поп-Лазарова М, Спасова Л, Живковиќ Ј, Анастасовска Ј, Сотироска В.Новородени од бремености конципирани со ин витро фертилизација во ПОБ Ремедика. 5th Congress of Pediatric association of Macedonia with internation participation. Ohrid, October 5-9, 2011.
- Veljanovska L, Sotiroska V, Aydin B, Suslevski D, Saltirovski S, Matevski V, Petanovski Z, Dimitrov G, Hadzi-Lega M, Stojkovska S. Serum estradiol the day of hCG administration as predictor factor of IVF according to patient age.. 19th Meting of Balkan clinical laboratory federation. Bucharest, september 21-23, 2011
- Petanovski, Z, Susleski D, Hadzi-Lega M, Aydin B, Sotiroska V, Radeskа B, Saltirov S, Matevski V. (2010): Komparativna studija transvaginalne rane aspiracione kiretaze folikula I klasicne aspiracije folikula u procesu in vitro fertilizacije. Mediterranean Symposium in Reproductive Medicinie, Budva, Monte Negro. May 6-8, 2010.
- Kuzmanoski M, Dimitrov G, Hadzi-Lega M, Stojkovska S, Sotiroska V, Aidin B, Saltirovski S, Suslevski D, Matevski V, Petanovski Z. Microdissection-TESE-optimal approach for patient with non-obstructive azoospermia. EAU 7th South Eastern European Meeting in Skopje. October 14-15, 2011
- Petanovski Z, Dimitrov G, Aydin B, Hadzi-Lega M, Sotiroska V, Matevski V, Stojkovska S, Saltirovski S, Suslevski D, Petanovska E. Impact of body mass index (BMI) and age on the outcome of the IVF process. Prilozi. 2011;32(1):155-71.
- Petanovski Z, Dimitrov G, Aydin B, Hadzi-Lega M, Sotiroska V, Suslevski D, Saltirovski S, Matevski V, Stojkovska S, Lazarova A, Petanovska E, Balkanov T. Recombinant FSH versus HP-HMG for controled ovarian stimulation in intracitoplasmic sperm injection cycles. Med Arh. 2011;65(3):153-6.
- Petanovski Z, Hadzi Lega M, Stojanovska V. Patients age as a marker in successful of in vitro fertilization at normogonadotropins condition.Medicus, 2009:7, (2) 94-102.
- Петановски З, Хаџи Лега М, Стојановска В, Салтировски С, Корелација помеѓу бројот на преантралните фоликули и успехот на ин витро фертилизајата; Мedicus, 2009. 7, (2),103-11.
- Stojanovska V, Panov S, Basheska N, Josifovska S, Dimitrov G, Petanovski Z, Stojkovski J, Hadzi Lega M. Prevalence and distribution of human papillomavirus in clinical suspicions cervical lesions. MMP. 2009.
- Stojanovska V, Panov S, Gligorov D, Basheska N, Dimitrov G. Age distribution of Human Papillomavirus Infection among Macedonian females with Cervical Lesions.Biologia Macedonica. 2007.
- Dimitrov G, Panov S, Stojanovska V, Milenkova S, Basheska N. Carbon dioxide laser vaporization in treatment of the cervical intraepithelial neoplasia.Acta Chir. Maced, Vol.3, NO2. pp.7-17, 2004
- Stojanovska V, Panov S, Basheska N, Panova D I, Alulovski I, Babushku J, Dimitrov G. PCR-based detection of human papillomavirus in Macedonian women with cervical precursor lesions confirmed by cytology and/or histopathology. 15th International meeting of the European society of gynecological oncology. (ESGO). Berlin, Germany. 2007.
- Panova D I, Alulovski I, Babushku J, Dimitrov G, Stojanovska V, Panov S, Basheska N. Age-specific prevalence of HPV infection in Macedonian females with cervical lesions. 15th International meeting of the European society of gynecological oncology (ESGO). Berlin, Germany. 2007.
- Andonovska J, Panov S, Stojkovska S, Mihova S, Stojanovska V, Vidinic I. Human Papillomavirus and RNA interference.A model of in vitro gene therapy for virus induced diseases. Congress of infectious diseases. Ohrid. 2007.
- Stojanovska V, Panov S, Basheska N, Stojovski M. Human Papillomavirus infection in Macedonian patients with cervical lesions. 14th Meeting of the Balkan Clinical Laboratory Federation. 27-30 september, Sofia, Bulgaria. 2006.
- Stojanovska V., Panov S., Stojovski M., Babushku J., Dimitrov G., Ivanova-Panova D., Jovcevski S. Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus at patients with cervical lesions on the Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics in Skopje. First Ohrid Meeting of Gynecologists and Perinatologists, Ohrid, Abstract Book, pp. 174-175, 2005.
- Stojovski M., Milanova E., Tanturovski D., Nikolovska E., Stojkovska S., Stojanovska V. Prevalence of oncogenic Human Papillomaviruses at high risk lesions of the uterine cervix. First Ohrid meeting of Gynecologists and Perinatologists, Ohrid, Abstract Book, p.169, 2005.
- Milanova E., Stojovski M., Tanturovski D., Trajkova K., Businoska G., Pavlovski B., Panov S., Stojanovska V. Comparison of the prevalence of Human Papillomavirus types in high- and low-grade precancerous lesions of the uterine cervix. First Ohrid Meeting of Gynecologists and Perinatologists, Ohrid, Abstract Book, pp. 166-167, 2005.
- Ivanova-Panova D., Babusku J., Jovcevski S., Stojanovska V., Panov S., Hadji Niceva B., Grncarovska Z. Analysis of the results of PAP smears in patients with unsuccessful HPV DNA PCR typing. First Ohrid Meeting of Gynecologists and Perinatologists, Ohrid, Abstract Book, pp. 145-146, 2005.
- Stojanovska V., Panov S., Gligorov D., Stojovski M., Dimitrov G. Infection with human papillomavirus in patients with cervical pre-neoplastic and neoplastic abnormalities. [Poster presentation] 12th Meeting of Balkan Clinical Laboratory Federation, Neptun, Romania, Abstract Book, p. 106, 2004.
- Stojanovska V., Panov S., Dimitrov G., Roganovic-Zafirova D. Infection with human papillomavirus in patients with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. II Congress of the gynecologists and obstetricians of Republic of Macedonia with international participation, Ohrid, Abstract Book, p. 70, 2003
- Panov S., Gligorov D., Stojanovska V., Dimitrov G., Roganovic-Zafirova D. Point mutation in a HPV type 16 viral genome resulting in failure of genotypization. II Congress of the gynecologists and obstetricians of Republic of Macedonia with international participation, Ohrid, Abstract Book, p. 69, 2003.
- Tanturovski D, Stojovski M, Petrovska M, Milanova E, Plasevski Z, Dokic E, Stojanovska V, Lazarova A. Genital HPV infections at women and marriage status. 2002.
- Stojanovska V., Eleonora Jovcheva., Marga Stojmanovska., Sasho Panov. PCR-based detection of human papillomavirus in cervical swab samples. 24th International medical student's scientific Congress, Ochroid, Abstract Book, p.54, 2001.
- Stojanovska V., Marga Stojmanovska., Sasho Panov. PCR-based microsatellite analysis of urinary bladder cancer. 24th International medical student's scientific Congress, Ochroid, Abstract Book, p.54, 2001
2018-2022: Member of National Committee for biomedical assisted reproduction (Ministry of health of Republic of Macedonia)
2015-2019: National representative for IVF from Macedonia (Committee of National representatives ESHRE)
2013 to present Member of Association of Clinical Embryologist (United Kingdom)
2012 to present Member of Macedonian society of Human reproduction
2009 to present Member of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology)
2007 to present Elected General Secretary of the Human PapillomaVirus Society of Macedonia
2006 to present Society of Medical biochemists of Macedonia
2003 to present Society of Infectologyst of Macedonia
1998:1999 Elected President of the Biology Students Research Society, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University "St. Cyril & Methodius”, Skopje
1997:1998 Elected Secretary of the Biology Students Research Society in 1998, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University "St. Cyril & Methodius”, Skopje