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Radomir N. Saičić, Ph.D.

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

Phone:   011-3282537

Office:   471

Laboratory:   470, 427, 416

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

Personal data

Born: October 31, 1961, Belgrade.

Education and qualifications

1983: Undergraduate studies - Chemistry / Prirodno-matematički fakultet (Belgrade, Serbia)

1987: Master of science studies - Chemistry / Prirodno-matematički fakultet (Belgrade, Serbia)

1991: Doctoral academic (PhD) studies - Chemistry / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

History of employment

1984: Graduate assistant / Prirodno-matematički fakultet (Belgrade, Serbia)

1989: Assistant / Prirodno-matematički fakultet (Belgrade, Serbia)

1992: Assistant professor / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

1997: Associate professor / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2002-2016: Full professor / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

Scientific interest

Organic chemistry, organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry.

A short review of our research work.

Awards and merits

1987: October prize of the City of Belgrade for students (for the best MS thesis)

1995: Medal for the scientific zeal and success of the Serbian Chemical Society

2007: Award of the City of Belgrade for the best scientific achievement in 2007

Other activities

Corresponding member of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts from November 1, 2012 - Department of chemical and biological sciences.

Member of Serbian Chemical Society from 1984 - Section for organic chemistry; Section for medicinal chemistry.

Chief of the Department of Organic Chemistry from 1999 till 2003.

Educational activities

Projects

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Representative references

Knjige i revijalni radovi / Books and reviews:

  1. R. N. Saicic: Protecting group-free syntheses of natural products and biologically active compounds, Tetrahedron 2014, 70, 8183-8218.
  2. R. N. Saičić: Sintetičke slobodno-radikalske reakcije: stvaranje veze ugljenik-ugljenik, Univerzitet u Beogradu, Hemijski fakultet i I. H. T. M.- Centar za hemiju, Beograd, 1995.
  3. R. N. Saičić: Potassium O-ethyl xanthate, in: Electronic Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Wiley InterScience (www3.interscience.wiley.com), 2005, DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn00544.
  4. R. N. Saicic, V. Maslak: 4-(Bromomethyl)-1,3-dioxol-2-one, in: Electronic Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, Wiley InterScience (www3.interscience.wiley.com), 2014, published online 27 May, 2014, DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn01702.

 Izabrani radovi / Selected papers:

  1. M. Trajkovic, V. Balanac, Z. Ferjancic, R. N. Saicic: Total synthesis of (+)-swainsonine and (+)-epi-swainsonine, RSC Adv. 2014, 4 (96), 53722-53724.
  2. B. Vulovic, M. Gruden-Pavlovic, R. Matovic, R. N. Saicic: Substrate stereocontrol in the intramolecular organocatalyzed Tsuji-Trost reaction: enantioselective synthesis of allokainates, Org. Lett. 2014, 15, 34-37.
  3. J. Marjanovic, V. Divjakovic, R. Matovic, Z. Ferjancic, R. N. Saicic: Double asymmetric induction in organocatalyzed aldol reaction: Total synthesis of (+)-2-epi-hyacinthacine A2 and (-)-3-epi-hyacinthacine A1, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 5555-5560.
  4. F. Bihelović, I. Karadžić, R. Matović and R. N. Saičić: Total synthesis and biological evaluation of (-)-atrop-abyssomicin C, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2013, 11, 5413-5424
  5. M. Trmčić, R. Matović, G. Tovilović, B. Ristić, V. Trajković, Z. Ferjančić and R. N. Saičić: A Novel C,D-Spirolactone Analogue of Paclitaxel: Autophagy Instead of Apoptosis as a Previously Unknown Mechanism of Cytotoxic Action for Taxoids, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2012, 10, 4933-4942.
  6. M. Trajković, Z. Ferjančić, R. N. Saičić: A convenient procedure for the preparation of the Garner aldehyde, Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2012, 23, 602-604.
  7. F. Bihelović, R. N. Saičić: Total synthesis of (-)-atrop-abyssomicin C, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 5687-5691.
  8. M. Trajković, Z. Ferjančić and R. N. Saičić: An aldol approach to the enantioselective synthesis of (-)-oseltamivir phosphate, Org. Biomol. Chem. 2011, 9, 6927-6929.
  9. M. Bigović, V. Maslak, Z. Tokić-Vujošević, V. Divjaković and R. N. Saičić: A useful synthetic equivalent of a hydroxyacetone enolate, Org. Lett. 2011, 13, 4720-4723.
  10. B. Vulovic, F. Bihelović, R. Matović and R. N. Saičić: Organo-catalyzed Tsuji-Trost reaction: a new method for the closure of five- and six-membered rings, Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 10485-10494.
  11. V. Maslak, Z. Tokic-Vujosevic, Z. Ferjancic and R. N. Saicic: A useful synthetic equivalent of an acetone enolate, Tetrahedron Lett. 2009, 50, 6709-6711.
  12. F. Bihelović, R. Matović, B. Vulović and R. N. Saičić: Organo-catalyzed cyclizations of pi-allylpalladium complexes: a new method for the construction of five- and six-membered rings, Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 5063-5066.
  13. A. Ivković, M. Manojlović, R. Matović, Z. Tokić-Vujošević and R. N. Saičić: Ring closing metathesis/fragmentation route to (Z)-configured medium ring cycloalkenes. Total synthesis of (±)-Periplanone, J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 9411-9419.
  14. Z. Ferjančić, R. Matović, Ž. Čeković, Y. Jiang, J. P. Snyder, V. Trajković and R. N. Saičić: Synthesis, biology and modeling of C-4 carbonyl C,D-seco-taxoid, Tetrahedron 2006, 62, 8503-8514.
  15. V. Maslak, R. Matović and R. N. Saičić: Reaction of silyl ketene acetals with epoxides: a new method for the synthesis of γ-butanolides, Tetrahedron 2004, 60, 8957-8966.
  16. A. Ivković, R. Matović and R. N. Saičić: Ring closing metathesis/fragmentation route to geometrically defined medium ring cycloalkenes: total synthesis of (±)-Periplanone C, Org. Lett. 2004, 6, 1221-1224.
  17. S. Milićević, R. Matović and R. N. Saičić: Stereoselective syntheses of (-)-cytoxazone and (+)-epi-cytoxazone, Tetrahedron Lett. 2004, 45, 955-957.
  18. Z. Ferjančić, Ž. Čeković, R. N. Saičić: Free radical domino reactions in the synthesis of small ring compounds: multiple annulation of cyclopropane containing polycycles, Comptes Rendus de l’Academie des sciences Serie IIc Chemistry 2001, 4, 599-610.
  19. G. Lalić, Ž. Petrovski, D. Galonić, R. Matović and R. N. Saičić: Alkylation of carbonyl compounds in the TiCl4-promoted reaction of trimethylsilyl enol ethers with epoxides, Tetrahedron 2001, 57, 583-591; Methods in Organic Synthesis 45851.
  20. R. N. Saičić, R. Matović: An efficient semisynthesis of 7-deoxypaclitaxel from taxine, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 2000, 59-65.

Kompletna bibliografija / Complete bibliography

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