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Igor M. Opsenica, Ph.D.

associate professor
Faculty of Chemistry, Studentski trg 12-16, Beograd
Department of Organic Chemistry

Phone:   011-3336684

Phone (local):   684

Office:   482

Laboratory:   524

E-mail:   igorop AT chem · bg · ac · rs

Personal data

Born on July 30, 1977 in Belgrade, Serbia. Married. Speaks Serbian and English language.

Education and qualifications

2003: Undergraduate studies - Chemistry / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2007: Master of science studies - Chemistry / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2011: Doctoral academic (PhD) studies - Chemistry / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

History of employment

2007: Teaching assistant / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2008-2012: Assistant / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2012-2017: Assistant professor / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2017: Associate professor / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

Scientific interest

Organic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, chemistry of heterocyclic compounds.

Other activities

Member of Serbian Chemical Society from 2003 - Section for organic chemistry; Section for medicinal chemistry. Member of the administrative committee.

Member of American Chemical Society from 2006 - Section for organic chemistry.

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Knjige i revijalni radovi / Books and reviews:

Izabrani radovi / Selected papers:

  1. V. Ajdačić, A. Nikolić, S. Simić, D. Manojlović, Z. Stojanović, J. Nikodinovic-Runic, I. M. Opsenica, Decarbonylation of aromatic aldehydes and dehalogenation of aryl halides using maghemite-supported palladium catalyst, Synthesis, 2018, 50, 119-126.
  2. V. Ajdačić, S. Stepanović, M. Zlatović, M. Gruden, I. M. Opsenica, Decarbonylative dibromination of 5-phenylthiophene-2-carbaldehyde with bromine, Synthesis, 2016, 48, 4423-4430.
  3. N. Božinović, S. Šegan, S. Vojnovic, A. Pavic, B. A. Šolaja, J. Nikodinovic-Runic, I. M. Opsenica, Synthesis and anti-Candida activity of novel benzothiepino[3,2-c]pyridine derivatives, Chem. Biol. Drug Des., 2016, 88, 795-806.
  4. N. Božinović, B. A. Šolaja, I. M. Opsenica, Microwave-assisted synthesis of azepines via nucleophilic aromatic substitution, J. Serb. Chem. Soc., 2016, 81, 1225-1230.
  5. V. Ajdačić, L. Senerovic, M. Vranić, M. Pekmezovic, V. Arsic-Arsenijevic, A. Veselinovic, J. Veselinovic, B. A. Šolaja, J. Nikodinovic-Runic, I. M. Opsenica, Synthesis and evaluation of thiophene-based guanylhydrazones (iminoguanidines) efficient against panel of voriconazole-resistant fungal isolates, Bioorg. Med. Chem., 2016, 24, 1277-1291.
  6. I. M. Opsenica, T. Ž. Verbić, M. Tot, R. J. Sciotti, B. S. Pybus, O. Djurković-Djaković, K. Slavić, B. A. Šolaja, Investigation into novel thiophene- and furan-based 4-amino-7-chloroquinolines afforded antimalarials that cure mice, Bioorg. Med. Chem., 2015, 23, 2176-2186.
  7. I. M. Opsenica, M. Tot, L. Gomba, J. E. Nuss, R. J. Sciotti, S. Bavari, J. C. Burnett, B. A. Šolaja, 4-Amino-7-chloroquinolines: Probing ligand efficiency provides botulinum neurotoxin serotype A light chain inhibitors with significant antiprotozoal activity, J. Med. Chem., 2013, 56, 5860-5871.
  8. N. Božinović, I. Opsenica, B. A. Šolaja, Double palladium-catalyzed synthesis of azepines, Synlett, 2013, 24, 49-52.
  9. I. Opsenica, V. Filipović, J. E. Nuss, L. M. Gomba, D. Opsenica, J. C. Burnett, R. Gussio, B. A. Šolaja, S. Bavari, The syntheses of 2,5-bis(4-amidinophenyl)thiophene derivatives providing submicromolar-range inhibition of the botulinum neurotoxin serotype A metalloprotease, Eur. J. Med. Chem., 2012, 53, 374-379.
  10. I. Opsenica, J. C. Burnett, R. Gussio, D. Opsenica, N. Todorović, C. A. Lanteri, R. J. Sciotti, M. Gettayacamin, N. Basilico, D. Taramelli, J. E. Nuss, L. Wanner, R. G. Panchal, B. A. Šolaja, S. Bavari, A chemotype that inhibits three unrelated pathogenic targets: the botulinum neurotoxin serotype A light chain, P. falciparum malaria, and the ebola filovirus, J. Med. Chem., 2011, 54, 1157-1169.

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