University of Belgrade

Institute for
Multidisciplinary Research

Jasna Simonović Radosavljević

Dr Jasna Simonović Radosavljević

Research Fellow (Research Assistant Professor)

Department of Life Sciences (LS)

Phone: +381-11/2078-451


Curriculum vitae



2009-present: Ph.D. student at Faculty of Physical Chemistry, University of Belgrade.


2009: M.Sc., Faculty of Physical Chemistry, University of Belgrade.


2008: B.Sc., Faculty of Physical Chemistry, University of Belgrade.


Work Experience


2019-present: Research Fellow (Research Assistant Professor), Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.


2010-2019: Research Assistant, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.


2008-2010: Research Trainee, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade.


Representative publications

Peer-reviewed international journals


Djikanović D., Devečerski A., Steinbach G., Simonović J. Matović B. Garab G., Kalauzi A., Radotić K. (2016) Comparison of macromolecular interactions in the cell walls of hardwood, softwood and maize by fluorescence and FTIR spectroscopy, differential polarization laser scanning microscopy and X-ray diffraction. Wood Science and Technology, 50(3), 547-566. DOI 10.1007/s00226-015-0792-y (2014 Material Science, Paper & Wood 2/21, IF=1.920, M21)
– ID=1175


Savić, A., Mitrović A., Donaldson L., Radosavljević J. Simonović, Pristov Bogdanović J., Steinbach G., Garab G, Radotić K. (2016) Fluorescence-Detected Linear Dichroism of Wood Cell Walls in Juvenile Serbian Spruce: Estimation of Compression Wood Severity, Microscopy and microanalysis: the official journal of Microscopy Society of America, Microbeam Analysis Society, Microscopical Society of Canada, 22(2), 361-367. – ID=1158


Donaldson L. A., Nanayakkara B., Radotić K., Djikanovic-Golubović D., Mitrović A., Bogdanović Pristov J., Simonović Radosavljević J., Kalauzi A. (2015). Xylem parenchyma cell walls lack a gravitropic response in conifer compression wood. Planta, 242(6), 1413-1424. DOI 10.1007/s00425-015-2381-6 (2013 Plant Sciences 26/199, IF=3.376, M21)
– ID=1172


Mitrović A., Donaldson L. A., Djikanović D., Bogdanović Pristov J., Simonović J., Mutavdžić D., Kalauzi A., Maksimović V., Nanayakkara B., Radotić K. (2015). Analysis of static bending-induced compression wood formation in juvenile Picea omorika (Pančić) Purkyne. Trees – Stricture and Function, 29(5), 1533-1543. DOI:10.1007/s00468-015-1234-z (2013 Forestry 11/64, IF=1.869, M21)
– ID=1171


Radotić K., Roduit C., Simonović J., Hornitschek P., Fankhauser C., Mutavdžić D., Steinbach G., Dietler G., Kasas S. (2012) Atomic Force Microscopy Stiffness  tomography on Living Arabidopsis thaliana Cells Reveals the Mechanical Properties of Surface and Deep Cell-Wall Layers during Growth. Biophysical Journal 103: 386-394. Biophysics 17/72, 3.668 – ID=660


Salmen L., Olsson A.-M., Stevanić J.S., Simonović J., Radotić K. (2012) Structural organization of the wood polymers in the wood fibre structure. Bioresources 7: 521-532. Materials Science, Paper & Wood 5/22 1.309 – ID=658


Djikanović D., Simonović J., Savić A., Ristić I., Bajuk-Bogdanović D., Kalauzi A., Cakić S., Budinski-Simendić J., Jeremić M., Radotić K. (2012) Structural Differences Between Lignin Model Polymers Synthesized from Various Monomers. Journal of Polymers and the Environment 20(2): 607-617 – ID=399


Simonović J., Stevanić J., Djikanović D., Salmen L., Radotić K. (2011) Anisotropy of cell wall polymers in branches of hardwood and softwood: a polarized FTIR study. Cellulose 18:1433-1440. Materials Science, Paper & Wood 1/21, Materials Science, Textiles 1/21, Polymer Science 13/79, 3.600 – ID=657


Current projects

Project ID
Project Title
Financial Source
My Status
OI173017 Study of structure-function relationships in the plant cell wall and modifications of the wall structure by enzyme engineering Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia Member
III45012 Synthesis, processing and characterisation of nanostructural materials for application in energetics, mechanical engineering, environmental protection and biomedicine
Subproject: Study and modifications of the structure of plant cell wall as a basis of the new materials for nanotechnology applications.
Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia Member
Structural anisotropy of the plant cell walls of various origin and their constituent polymers, using differential polarization laser scanning microscope (DP-LSM) Bilateral cooperation between the Republic of Serbia and the Republic of Hungary Member
COST Action CA18237 European Soil-Biology Data Warehouse for Soil Protection (EUdaphobase) COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Member
Zinc encapsulated in biodegradable polymers: a sustainable solution for cereals boosting Project within Proof of Concept Programme, funded by the Innovation Fund of Republic of Serbia Member