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Maja A. Gruden-Pavlović, Ph.D.

associate professor
Faculty of Chemistry, Studentski trg 12-16, Beograd
Department of General and Inorganic Chemistry

Phone:   011-3336754

Phone (local):   754

Laboratory:   544

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

Personal data

Born September 13, 1970 in Belgrade. Married, mother of 1 child.

Education and qualifications

1997: Undergraduate studies - Chemistry / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2001: Master of science studies - Chemistry / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2007: Doctoral academic (PhD) studies - Chemistry / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

History of employment

1997: Graduate assistant / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2001: Assistant / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2008-2013: Assistant professor / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

2013: Associate professor / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

Scientific interest

Coordination, Bioinorganic chemistry, Theoretical chemistry.

Educational activities


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Representative references

Knjige i revijalni radovi / Books and reviews:

  1. M. Gruden-Pavlović, S. Grgurić-Šipka, S. Grubišić, S. R. Niketić: Praktikum iz opšte hemije, Hemijski fakultet, Beograd, 2008.
  2. M. Zlatar, J. P. Brogg, A. Tschannen, M. Gruden-Pavlović, C. Daul: Density Functional Theory Study of the Multimode Jahn-Teller Effect - Ground State Distortion of Benzene Cation in: Vibronic Interactions and the Jahn-Teller Effect: Progress in Theoretical Chemistry and Physics (Eds. M. Atanasov, C. Daul , P. L. W. Tregenna-Piggott), Springer 23 (2012) 25
  3. C. Daul, M. Zlatar, M. Gruden-Pavlovic and M. Swart: "Application of Density Functional and Density Functional Based Ligand Field Theory to Spin States"Book chapter in Spin states in biochemistry and inorganic chemistry: Influence on Structure and Reactivity, M. Swart, M. Costas (Eds.), Wiley, 2015; Ch. 2, 7-34 DOI: 10.1002/9781118898277.ch2
  4. M. Swart and M. Gruden: "Spinning around in transition-metal chemistry" Acc. Chem. Res. 2016, accepted; DOI: 10.1021/acs.accounts.6b00271

Izabrani radovi / Selected papers

  1. Lj. Andjelković, S. Stepanović, F. Vlahović, M. Zlatar and M. Gruden: "Resolving the origin of the multimode Jahn–Teller effect in metallophthalocyanines", PCCP, 2016, 18, 29122-29130
  2. Ajdačić, V., Stepanović, S., Zlatović, M., Gruden, M., Opsenica, I.M.: "Decarbonylative Dibromination of 5-Phenylthiophene-2-carbaldehyde with Bromine" (2016) Synthesis, DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1562615
  3. Stanković, B., Ostojić, B.D., Gruden, M., Popović, A., Đorđević, D.S.: "Substituted naphthalenes: Stability, conformational flexibility and description of bonding based on ETS-NOCV method" (2016) Chemical Physics Letters, 661, pp. 136-142
  4. Bojan Vulovic, Dusan Kolarski, Filip Bihelovic, Radomir Matovic, Maja Gruden, Radomir N. Saicic: "Gold(I)-Catalyzed Domino Cyclizations of Diynes for the Synthesis of Functionalized Cyclohexenone Derivatives. Total Synthesis of (−)-Gabosine H and (−)-6-epi-Gabosine" H, Org. Lett., 2016, DOI: 10.1021/acs.orglett.6b01898
  5. B. Stankovic, B. D. Ostojic, A. Popovic, M. A. Gruden, D. S. Ðordevic: "Theoretical study of nitrodibenzofurans: A possible relationship between molecular properties and mutagenic activity", Journal of Hazardous Materials 318 (2016) 623–630
  6. J. Adhikary, A. Chakraborty, S. Dasgupta, S.K. Chattopadhyay, R. Kruszynski, A. Trzesowska-Kruszynska, S. Stepanovic, M. Gruden-Pavlovic, M. Swart, and D. Das "Unique mononuclear MnII complexes of end-off compartmental Schiff base ligand: experimental and theoretical study on their bio-relevant catalytic promiscuity" Dalton Trans. 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C6DT00625F
  7. A.J. Fitzpatrick, S. Stepanovic, H. Müller-Bunz, M. Gruden-Pavlovic, P. Garcia Fernandez, and G.G. Morgan, "Challenges in assignment of orbital populations in a high spin manganese(III) complex"Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 6702-6708
  8. M. Zlatar, M. Gruden, O. Vassilyeva, E. Buvaylo, A. Ponomaryov, S. Zvyagin, J. Wosnitza, J. Krzystek, P. García-Fernández, C. Duboc, "Origin of the zero-field splitting in mononuclear octahedral MnIV complexes: A combined experimental and theoretical investigation" Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55 (3), pp 1192–1201
  9. M. Gruden, S. Stepanovic, and M. Swart "Spin state relaxation of iron complexes: The case for OPBE and S12g" J. Serb. Chem. Soc. 2015, 80, 1399-1410 
  10. Filip Vlahović, Marko Perić, Maja Gruden-Pavlović, Matija Zlatar, Assessment of TD-DFT and LF-DFT for study of d − d transitions in first row transition metal hexaaqua complexes, J. Chem. Phys. 142 (2015) doi: 10.1063/1.4922111
  11. Lj. Andjelković, M. Gruden- Pavlović, M. Zlatar, Chemical Physics, (2015), doi: 0.1016/j.chemphys.2015.05.007
  12. Lj. Andjelković, M. Perić, M. Zlatar, M. Gruden- Pavlović, J. Serb. Chem. Soc. (2015), doi: 10.2298/JSC141107025A 
  13. M. Perić, A. García-Fuente, M. Zlatar, C. Daul, S. Stepanović, P. García-Fernández, and M. Gruden-Pavlović
    "Magnetic Anisotropy in “Scorpionate” First-Row Transition-Metal Complexes: A Theoretical Investigation"
    Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21(9), 3716.
  14. B. Čobeljić, A. Pevec, S. Stepanović, V. Spasojević, M. Milenković, I. Turel, M. Swart, M. Gruden-Pavlović, K. Adaila, and K. Anđelković"Experimental and theoretical investigation of octahedral and square-planar isothiocyanato complexes of Ni(II) with acylhydrazones of 2-(diphenylphosphino)benzaldehyde"Polyhedron 2015, 89, 271-279
  15. M. Jovanović, M. Gruden-Pavlović, M. Zlatović, Stabilizing non-covalent interactions of ligand aromatic moieties and proline in ligand - protein systems, Monatsh. Chem. 14 (2015) 389–397
  16. K. Adaila, M. Milenković, A. Bacchi, G. Cantoni, M. Swart, M. Gruden-Pavlović, M. Milenković, B. Čobeljić, T. Todorović and K. Andjelković: Synthesis, characterization, DFT calculations and antimicrobial activity of Pd(II) and Co(III) complexes with condensation derivative of 2-(diphenylphosphino)benzaldehyde and Girard's T reagent, J. Coord. Chem.  67 (2014) 3633-3648
  17. R. Matović, F. Bihelović, M.Gruden-Pavlović, R. N. Saičić: Total synthesis and biological evaluation of atrop-O-benzyl-desmethylabyssomicin C, Org. Biomol. Chem. 12 (2014) 7682-7685
  18. M. Milenković, A. Pevec, I. Turel, M. Vujčić, M. Milenković, K. Jovanović, N. Gligorijević, S. Radulović, M. Swart, M. Gruden-Pavlović, B. Čobeljić and K. Anđelković: Synthesis, characterization, DFT calculation and biological activity of square-planar Ni(II) complexes with tridentate PNO ligands and monodentate pseudohalogenides. Part II, Eur. J. Med. Chem. 87 (2014) 284-297
  19. P. García-Fernández, J. A. Aramburu, M. Moreno, M. Zlatar and M. Gruden-Pavlović: A Practical Computational Approach to Study Molecular Instability Using the Pseudo Jahn-Teller Effect, J. Chem. Theory Comput., 10/4 (2014) 1824-1833
  20. M. Gruden-Pavlović, S. Stepanović, M. Perić, M. Güell and M. Swart: Density functional study of the spin state energetics of polypyrazolylborato complexes of first-row transition metals, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 16 (2014) 14514-14522
  21. M. Perić, L. Andjelković, M. Zlatar, C. Daul, M. Gruden-Pavlović: DFT investigation of the influence of Jahn-Teller distortion on the aromaticity in square-planar arsenic and antimony clusters, Polyhedron 80 (2014) 69-80
  22. B. Vulović, M.Gruden-Pavlović, R. Matović and R. N. Saičić: Substrate Stereocontrol in the Intramolecular Organocatalyzed Tsuji-Trost Reaction: Enantioselective Synthesis of Allokainates, Org. Lett. 16 (2014) 34-37
  23. M. Gruden-Pavlović, M. Perić, M. Zlatar, P. García-Fernández,: Theoretical study of the magnetic anisotropy and magnetic tunneling in mononuclear Ni(II) complexes with potential molecular magnet behavior, Chem. Sci. 5 (2014) 1453
  24. K. S. Shweshein, F. Andrić, A. Radoičić, M. Zlatar, M. Gruden-Pavlović, Ž. Tešić and D. Milojković-Opsenica: Lipophilicity assessment of ruthenium(II)-arene complexes by the means of reversed-phase thin-layer chromatography and DFT calculations, The Scientific World Journal vol. 2014 (2014), article ID 862796, 10 pages
  25. S. Stepanović, L. Andjelković, M. Zlatar, K. Andjelković, M. Gruden-Pavlović and M. Swart: Role of Spin-State and Ligand-Charge in Coordination Patterns in Complexes of 2,6-Diacetylpyridinebis(semioxamazide) with 3d-Block Metal Ions: A Density Functional Theory Study, Inorg. Chem. 52/23 (2013) 13415-13423
  26. P. García-Fernández, L. Andjelković, M. Zlatar, M. Gruden-Pavlović and A. Dreuw: A simple monomer-based model-Hamiltonian approach to combine excitonic coupling and Jahn-Teller theory, J. Chem. Phys. 139 (2013) 174101
  27. M. Zlatar, M. Gruden-Pavlović, M. Güell, M. Swart: Computational study of the spin-state energies and UV-VIS spectra of bis(1,4,7-triazacyclononane) complexes of some first-row transition metal cations, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15/18 (2013) 6631-663
  28. M. Perić, L. Andjelković, M. Zlatar, A. S. Nikolić, C. Daul, M. Gruden-Pavlović: Spherical aromaticity of Jahn-Teller active fullerene ions, Monatsh. Chem. 144/6 (2013) 817-823.
  29. H. Ramanantoanina, M. Zlatar, P. Garcia Fernandez, C. Daul, M. Gruden-Pavlović: General treatment of the multimode Jahn-Teller effect: Study of fullerene cation, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15/4 (2013) 1252-1259
  30. Lj. Andjelković, M. Gruden-Pavlović, C. Daul, M. Zlatar: The Choice of the Exchange-Correlation Functional for the Determination of the Jahn-Teller Parameters by the Density Functional Theory, Int. J. Quantum Chem. 113/6 (2013) 859-864.
  31. H. Ramanantoanina, M. Gruden-Pavlović, M. Zlatar, C. Daul: Density Functional Theory Study of the Multimode Jahn-Teller Problem in the Fullerene Anion, Int. J. Quantum Chem. 113/6 (2013) 802-807
  32. M. Djordjević, D. Jeremić, K. Anđelković, M. Gruden-Pavlović, V. Divjaković, M. Šumar Ristović, I. Brceski: Novel Cobalt(II) and Cadmium(II) compounds with adamantane-1-sulfonic acid, J. Serb. Chem. Soc. 77/10 (2012), 1391-1399
  33. M. Šumar Ristović, M. Gruden-Pavlović, M. Zlatar, V. Blagojević, K. Anđelković, D. Poleti, D. M. Minić: Kinetics, mechanism and DFT calculations of thermal degradation of Zn(II) complex with 3 N-benzyloxycarbonylglycinato ligand, Monatsh. Chem. 143 (2012) 1133-1139
  34. M. Perić, M. Zlatar, S. Grubišić, M. Gruden-Pavlović: Magnetic couplings mediated through the non-covalent interactions, Polyhedron 42/1 (2012) 89-94
  35. Lj. Andjelković, M. Perić, M. Zlatar, S. Grubišić, M. Gruden-Pavlović: Magnetic criteria of aromaticity in a benzene cation and anion: How does the Jahn-Teller effect influence the aromaticity? Tetrahedron Letters, 53/7 (2012) 794-799
  36. Č. Jovalekić, A. S. Nikolić, M. Gruden-Pavlović and M. Pavlović: Mechanochemical synthesis of stochiometric nickel and nickel-zinc ferrite powders with Nicolson-Ross analysis of absorption coefficients, J. Serb. Chem. Soc., 77/4 (2012) 497-505
  37. M. Perić, M. Zlatar, M. Gruden-Pavlović, S. Grubišić: A DFT study of the magnetic coupling interaction in a series of binuclear oxalate complexes, Monatsh. Chem. 143 (2012) 569
  38. M. Gruden-Pavlović, P. García-Fernández, Lj. Andjelković, C. Daul,  M. Zlatar: Treatment of the Multimode Jahn-Teller Problem in Small Aromatic Radicals, J. Phys. Chem. A 115 (2011) 10801
  39. F. Senn, M. Zlatar, M. Gruden-Pavlović, C. Daul: Computational analysis of tris(1,2-ethanediamine) cobalt(III) complex ion: calculation of the 59Co shielding tensor using LF-DFT, Monatsh. Chem. 142 (2011) 593
  40. M. Perić, M. Zlatar, S. R. Niketić, M. Gruden-Pavlović, S. Grubišić: DFT and MM description of the structure and magnetic properties of manganese complexes with X-phenylcyanamido bridging ligand, Monatsh. Chem. 142 (2011) 585
  41. Lj. Andjelković, S. Grubisic, I. Djordjević, M. Zlatar, S. Niketić, M. Gruden-Pavlović: Consistent Force Field for Metalloporphyrins, J. Serb. Chem. Soc. 75/12 (2010) 1671-1683
  42. M. Zlatar, M. Gruden-Pavlović, C-W. Schlaepfer, C. Daul: Intrinsic Distortion Path in the analysis of the Jahn-Teller effect, Journal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM 954/1-3 (2010) 86-93
  43. M. Gruden-Pavlović, M. Zlatar, C-W. Schlaepfer, C. Daul: DFT study of the Jahn-Teller effect in Cu(II) chelate complexes, Journal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM 954/1-3 (2010) 80-85
  44. J. Lazić, Lj. Vučićević, S. Grgurić-Šipka, K. Janjetović, G. Kaludjerović, M. Misirkić, M. Gruden-Pavlović, D. Popadić, R. Paschke, V. Trajković, T. Sabo: Synthesis and in vitro Anticancer Activity of Octahedral Platinum(IV) Complexes with Cyclohexyl-Functionalized Ethylenediamine-N,N'-Diacetate-Type Ligands, ChemMedChem 5/6 (2010) 881-889
  45. B. Antić, A. Kremenović, M. Vučinić-Vasić, Z. Dohčević-Mitrović, A. S. Nikolić, M. Gruden-Pavlović, B. Jančar, A. Meden: Composition related properties of (Yb,Y)2O3 nanoparticles synthesized by controlled thermal degradation of AA complexes, Materials Chemistry and Physics 122/2-3 (2010) 386-391
  46. M. Zlatar, M. Gruden-Pavlović, C-W. Schlapfer, C. Daul: Density Functional Theory for the study of the multimode Jahn-Teller effect, Chimia 64/3 (2010) 161-164
  47. S. Grubišić, M. Gruden-Pavlović, D. D. Radanović, M. Perić, S. R. Niketić: Molecular mechanics description of the stabilized effects in (ethylenediamine-N,N'-diacetato)chromate(III) dinuclear complex bridged by pyrazole-3,5-dicarboxylate: DFT calculations of magnetic properties, Journal of Molecular Structure 919/1-3 (2009) 54-58
  48. S. Grubišić, M. Gruden-Pavlović, S. R. Niketić, N. Sakagami-Yoshida, S. Kaizaki: Structural analysis of conformational flexibility in (aqua) (propanediamine-N,N'-diacetato-N-propionato)chromium(III)dihydrate. Crystal structure of cis-polar, trans(H2O,O5)-[Cr(1,3-pddap)(H2O)·2H2O, Journal of Coordination Chemistry 60/8 (2007) 851-863
  49. M. Gruden-Pavlović, S. Grubišić, M. Zlatar, S. R. Niketić: Molecular Mechanics Study of Nickel(II)Octaethylporphyrin Adsorbed on Graphite(0001), International Journal of Molecular Sciences 8 (2007) 810-829
  50. M. Gruden-Pavlović, S. Grubišić, S. R. Niketić: Conformational analysis of octa- and tetrabromo tetraphenylporphyrins and their Ni(II) and Tb(III) complexes, Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry 98/8 (2004) 1293-1302
  51. S. Grubišić, M. Gruden-Pavlović, S. R. Niketić, S. Kaizaki, N. Sakagami-Yoshida: Structural characterization and conformational analysis of (aqua)(ethylenediamine-N,N,N'-tri- acetato)chromium(III) monohydrate complex. Crystal structure of the cis-equatorial isomer of [Cr(ed3a)(H2O)]·H2O, Inorganic Chemistry Communications 6/9 (2003) 1180-1184
  52. S. Grubišić, M. Gruden-Pavlović, S. R. Niketić, N. Sakagami-Yoshida, S. Kaizaki: Structural characterization of the trans-equatorial isomer of (aqua)(ethylenediamine-N,N,N'-tri-propionato)chromium(III) trihydrate, [Cr(edtrp)(H2O)]·3H2O, Transition Metal Chemistry 28/1 (2003) 37-42
  53. A. Bacchi, G. Pelizzi, M. Gruden-Pavlović, D. Jeremić, D. Sladić, K. Andjelković: Synthesis and structural characterization of copper(II) complexes with the 2'-[1-(2-pyridinyl)ethylidene]oxalohydrazide ligand, Transition Metal Chemistry 28/8 (2003) 935-938
  54. S. Grubišić, M. Gruden, S. R. Niketić, N. Sakagami-Yoshida, S. Kaizaki: Conformational analysis of EDTA-type chromium(III) complexes with β-propionato metal chelate rings, Journal of Molecular Structure 609/1-3 (2002) 1-9
  55. M. Gruden, S. Grubišić, A. G. Coutsolelos, S. R. Niketić: Conformational analysis of octa- and tetrahalogenated tetraphenylporphyrins and their metal derivatives, Journal of Molecular Structure 595/1-3 (2001) 209-224
  56. K. Andjelković, I. Ivanović-Burmazović, M. Gruden, S. R. Niketić: Complexes of Molybdenum(V) and Lanthanum(III) with 2',2'''-(2,6-pyridindiyldiethylidine) dioxamohydrazide (H2dapsox), Journal of Coordination Chemistry 53/4 (2001) 289
  57. G. Pelizzi, A. Bacchi, I. Ivanović-Burmazović, M. Gruden, K. Andjelković: Ni(II) complexes with neutral and dianionic form of 2,6-diacetylpyridine bis(acylhydrazones). Crystal structure of bis[dioxo-2,6-pyridinediylbis(ethylidyne-1-hydrazinyl-2-ylidene)diacetic acid]nickel(II) perchlorate, Inorganic Chemistry Communications 4/6 (2001) 311-314

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