Research interest: colloidal chemistry, kinetics and mechanism of chemical reactions, synthesis of nanoparticles, surface modification of nanoparticles, mechanochemical synthesis of clay-based materials, development of drug delivery systems.
BSc in Chemistry (2005), University of Belgrade, Faculty of Chemistry, BSc thesis title: “Theoretical aspects of Au(III) complex chemistry and their application. Interaction [AuCl4]– – bilirubin”.
MSc (magister degree) in Chemistry (2009), University of Belgrade, Faculty of Chemistry, MSc thesis title: “Reactions of the complex ion [AuCl4]– with L-methionine and analogous biomolecules: mechanism of substitution and reduction ”
PhD in Chemistry (2013), University of Belgrade, Faculty of Chemistry, PhD thesis title: “Kinetics and mechanism of sodium (Z)-3-(5-chloro-2-((5-chloro-3-(3-sulfonatopropyl)benzothiazol-2(3H)-ylidene)methyl)benzothiazol-3-ium-3-yl)propane-1-sulfonate adsorption on gold nanoparticle colloids of different properties and size”.
Program topic: “Chemico-biological approach to the characterization of bioactive compounds-strategies for improving health and the environment” (2020- present); participant.
List of five selected publications:
- Ana Vujačić Nikezić, Jasmina Grbović Novaković. Nano/Microcarriers in Drug Delivery: Moving the Timeline to Contemporary, Current Medicinal Chemistry, (2022), PMID: 36017848, https://doi.org/10.2174/0929867329666220821193938
- Ana V. Vujačić Nikezić, Aleksandra M. Bondžić, Vesna M.Vasić, Drug delivery systems based on nanoparticles and related nanostructures, European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 151 (2020) 105412, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejps.2020.105412
- Ana V. Vujačić Nikezić, Goran V. Janjić, Aleksandra M. Bondžić, Boņidarka L. Zarić, Dragana D. Vasić-Anićijević, Tatjana G. Momić and Vesna M. Vasić, Interaction of Au(iii) and Pt(ii) complexes with Na/K-ATPase: experimental and theoretical study of reaction stoichiometry and binding sites, Metallomics 10 (2018) 1003-1015, https://doi.org/10.1039/c8mt00111a
- Ana Vujačić, Vesna M. Vasić, Miroslav D. Dramićanin, Sofija P. Sovilj, Nataša Bibić, Slobodan Milonjić, Vesna V. Vodnik, Fluorescence Quenching of 5,5’-Disulfopropyl-3,3’- Dichlorothiacyanine Dye Adsorbed on Gold Nanoparticles, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 117 (2013) 6567-6577, https://doi.org/10.1021/jp311015w
- Ana Vujačić, Vesna Vasić, Miroslav Dramićanin, Sofija P. Sovilj, Natańa Bibić, Jasmina Hranisavljević, Gary P. Wiederrecht, Kinetics of J-aggregate Formation on the Surface of Au Nanoparticle Colloids, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116 (7), (2012) 4655–4661, https://doi.org/10.1021/jp210549u