University of Belgrade - Institute for Multidisciplinary Research

Milena Dimitrijević

PhD in Physical Chemistrysciences

Research Associate

Address: Bulevar despota Stefana 142, 11060 Belgrade

Telephone: (+381) 11 2078 465

Research area

Biochemistry, application of different physicochemical methods in analytics, coordination chemistry, physiology and molecular biology, the effect of ionizing radiation in microalgae


  • Analyst for high-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC),analyst for mass spectrometry, analyst for gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GCMS), analyst for fluorescence spectroscopy
  • Work in Origin Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Graph Pad, Office, Statistics
  • Biography
  • Projects
  • Selected publications

1.Work experience:

  • 2020 – present: Research Fellow, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade
  • 2015 – 2020: Research Assistant, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade
  • 2013 – 2015: Research Trainee, Institute for Multidisciplinary Research, University of Belgrade

Faculty of Physical Chemistry, University of Belgrade


  • 2020 –PhFaculty of Physical Chemistry, University of Belgrade
  • 2014 –Msc,Faculty of Physics, University of Belgrade
  • 2013 – Msc, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, University of Belgrade
  • 2012 – Bsc, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, University of Belgrade

3.Other professional activities

Courses taught:

  • Master module Biophysics, Biophysical Instrumentation, Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21
  • Master studies, Photochemistry, Experimental exercises, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, University of Belgrade 2018/19, 2019/20
  • Participation in Researchers’ Night 2019 and 2020


  • Member of the Serbian Plant Physiology Society
  • Member of the Serbian Biochemical Society
  • Member of the Serbian Biological Society


  • Radiation Hormesis for Higher Microalgae Biofuels Yield, ( SPS G5320), NATO Science for Peace and Security Programme         Member
  • The Biogenesis of Iron-sulfur Proteins: from Cellular Biology to Molecular Aspects (FeSBioNet), (CA15133), COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology)


  • Membrane interaction with intracellular and apoplastic space: bioenergetics and signalization studies using biophysical and biochemical techniques (OI173040), Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia
  • Modulation of antioxidative metabolism in plants for improvement of plant abiotic stress tolerance and identification of new biomarkers for application in remediation and monitoring of degraded biotopes (III43010), Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia
  1. Vojvodić S., Stanić M., Zechmann B., Dučić T., Žižić M., Dimitrijević M., Danilović Luković J., Milenković R. Milica, Pittman K. J., Spasojević I. (2020) Mechanisms of detoxification of high copper concentrations by the microalga Chlorella sorokiniana. Biochemical Journal 477: 3729-3741. doi: 10.1042/BCJ20200600 – ID=1624
  2. Korać Jačić J., Nikolić Lj., Stanković D.M., Opačić M., Dimitrijević M., Savić D., Grgurić Šipka S., Spasojević I., Bogdanović Pristov J. (2020) Ferrous iron binding to epinephrine promotes the oxidation of iron and impedes activation of adrenergic receptors. Free Radical Biology and Medicine 148: 123-127. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2020.01.001 – ID=1608
  3. Dimitrijevic S. M, Zizic M., Piccioli M., Bogdanovic-Pristov J., Spasojevic B. I. (2019) The conformation of biliverdin in dimethyl sulfoxide: implications for the coordination with copper. Structural Chemistry 30 (6): 2159-2166, doi: 10.1007/s11224-019-01354-5 – ID=1628
  4. Dimitrijevic S. M, Bogdanovic-Pristov J., Zizic M., Stankovic M. D., Bajuk-Bogdanovic V. D., Stanic M., Spasic D. S., Hagen W., Spasojevic B. I. (2019) Biliverdin-copper complex at physiological pH. Dalton Transaction 48(18): 6061-6070, doi: 10.1039/c8dt04724c – ID=1629
  5. Milivojević J., Radivojević D., Ruml M., Dimitrijević M., Dragišić Maksimović J. (2016) Does microclimate under grey colored hail protection net affect biological and nutritional properties of Duke highbush blueberry (V. corymbosum L.)? Fruits 71: 161-170. Horticulture (10/34), IF=1.013 – ID=1230
  6. Bogdanović Pristov J., Opačić M., Dimitrijević M., Babić N., Spasojević I. (2015) A method for in-gel fluorescent visualization of proteins after native and sodium dodecyl sulfate polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis. Analytical Biochemistry 480: 6-10. doi: 10.1016/j.ab.2015.04.006. – ID=1106
  7. Đukić A., Kumrić K., Vukelić N., Dimitrijević M., Baščarević Z., Kurko S., MatovićLj. (2015) Simultaneous removal of Pb2+, Cu2+, Zn2+ and Cd2+ from highly acidic solutions using mechanochemically synthesized montmorillonite–kaolinite/TiO2 composite, Applied Clay Science 103: 20–27 – ID=1097