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Bojan Z. VuloviŠ, Ph.D.

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

Phone:   011-3336673

Phone (local):   673

Laboratory:   470

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

Personal data

Born on August 8, 1983 in Belgrade, Serbia. Married. Speaks Serbian, English and French language.

Education and qualifications

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

2014: 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)

2009-2016: Assistant / University of Belgrade - Faculty of Chemistry (Belgrade, Serbia)

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

Scientific interest

Organic synthesis, organocatalysis, organometallic chemistry.

Other activities

2006 (june - september) Summer research internship at University of Pittsburgh (Professor Peter Wipf)

2007 - Associate councilor in Petnica Science Center

2012 - 2016 Faculty of Chemistry coordinator for science popularization programmes: "Museum Night", "Between Magic and Chemistry" and "Science Festival"

2016 -2017 Postdoctoral fellow in Professor Donald A. Watson's laboratory at University of Delaware

Educational activities


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Representative references

1. Bihelovic, F.; Vulovic, B.; Saicic, R. N. "Gold(I)-Catalyzed C-O/C-C Bond-Forming Domino Reactions and Their Synthetic Applications", Isr. J. Chem. 201858, 521-530. [Invited Review] {71/166, IF=2.455}

2. Vulovic, B.; Cinderella, A. P.; Watson, D. A. “Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Monochlorosilanes And Grignard Reagents” ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 8113–8117. {11/146, IF=11.384}

3. Bihelovic, F; Vulovic, B; Saicic, R. N. "Synthesis of Natural Products and the Development of Synthetic Methodology: The Case Study of (–)-Atrop-abyssomicin C", Nat. Prod. Commun. 2017, 12, 1209-1214. {56/60, IF=0.773}

4. Vulovic, B; Watson, D. A. "Heck-Like Reactions Involving Heteroatomic Electrophiles", Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 4996-5009. [Microreview] (among top ten EurJOC "Most Accessed" articles) {19/59, IF=2.834}

5. Cinderella, A. P.; Vulovic, B.; Watson, D. A. "Palladium-Catalyzed Cross-Coupling of Silyl Electrophiles with Alkylzinc Halides: A Silyl-Negishi Reaction", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 7741–7744. (Highlighted in Synfacts, 2017, 13, 861.) {10/166, IF=14.357}


6. Vulovic, B.; Maric, I.; Matovic, R.; Saicic, R. N. Synthesis of vinyldihydropyrane by cooperative catalysis, J. Serb. Chem. Soc. 2016, 81, 1135. {131/166, IF=0.822}

7. Vulovic, B.; Kolarski, D.; Bihelovic, F.; Matovic, R.; Gruden, M.; Saicic, R. N. Gold(I)-Catalyzed Domino Cyclizations of Diynes for the Synthesis of Functionalized Cyclohexenone Derivatives. Total Synthesis of (−)-Gabosine H and (−)-6-epi-Gabosine H, Organic Letters, 2016, 18, 3886. {3/59, IF=6.579}

8. Vulovic, B.; M. Gruden-Pavlovic, M.; Matovic, R. and  Saicic, R. N. "Substrate Stereocontrol in the Intramolecular Organocatalyzed Tsuji–Trost Reaction: Enantioselective Synthesis of Allokainates", Organic Letters, 2014, 16, 34. {4/58, IF=6.364}

9. Vulovic, B.; Bihelovic, F.;  Matovic, R.; and  Saicic, R. N. "Organo-catalyzed Tsuji-Trost reaction: a new method for the closure of five- and six-membered rings", Tetrahedron 2009, 65, 10485. Corrigendum, Tetrahedron, 2010, 66, 3275. {14/56, IF=3.011}

10. Bihelovic, F.; Matovic, R.; Vulovic, B.; and  Saicic, R. N. "Organo-catalyzed cyclizations of pi-allylpalladium complexes: a new method for the construction of five- and six-membered rings", Organic Letters, 2007, 9, 5063. {4/56, IF=4.802}

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