Jelena Radivojević

Research Associate

Institute of molecular genetics and genetic engineering (IMGGE),
University of Belgrade

V. Stepe 444a, P.O BOX 23, 11010 Belgrade, Serbia
Phone: +381 11 397 60 34
Fax:     +381 11 397 58 08


2012 - PhD student, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Belgrade
2012 - M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry , Faculty of Chemistry, University of Belgrade
2010 - B.Sc. in Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Belgrade


2014 - Research Assistant Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology, IMGGE
2013 - 2014 - Research Trainee  Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology, IMGGE


2013 - Teaching Associate in Organic Chemistry I and II and Supramolecular Chemistry  for undergraduate students, Faculty of Chemistry
2009 - Board member “Serbian Young Chemist Club”


  • BIOCATALYSIS (tautomerases, aminotransferases, biotransformations, biocatalytic process development and optimization);
  • NOVEL MATERIALS (biopolymers, polyhydroxyalkanoates, functionalization of biopolymers),


RadivojevicJ, MinovskaG, Senerovic L, O' ConnorK, Jovanovic P, Savic V, Tokic-Vujosevic Z, Nikodinovic-Runic J, MaslakV.Synthesis of γ-nitroaldehydes containing quaternary carbon in α-position using 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase whole-cell biocatalyst (2014) 

JovanovicP, JeremicS, DjokicL, SavicV, RadivojevicJ, MaslakV, IvkovicB, VasiljevicB, Nikodinovic-RunicJ. Chemoselectivebiocatalyticreductionofconjugatednitroalkenes: NewapplicationforanEscherichiacoliBL21(DE3) expressionstrain. Enz Microb Technol (2014) 60C, 16-23. 

Narancic, T., Radivojevic, J., Jovanovic, P., Francuski, D., Bigovic, M., Maslak, V., Savic, V., Vasiljevic, B., O'Connor, K.E., Nikodinovic-Runic, J. Highly efficient Michael-type addition of acetaldehyde to b-nitrostyrenes by whole resting cells of Escherichia coli expressing 4-oxalocrotonate tautomerase. Biores Technol (2013) 142, 462–468. 

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