Nevena Arsenijević

Research Trainee

Research interest: chemistry, biochemistry, physical chemistry, environmental protection, environmental health, neurotoxicology, acetylcholinesterase, acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, Alzheimer’s disease.


BSc in Faculty of Science (2020), University of Kragujevac, BSc thesis title: “Toxic effects and use of botulinum toxin”.

MSc in Faculty of Chemistry (2021), University of Belgrade, MSc thesis title: “Development of an ELISA test to determine the level of serum IgG antibodies specific for the receptor-binding domain of the S protein of SARS-CoV-2”.

PhD studies 2021 – present, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Chemistry


2022 -present, Department of Physical Chemistry, Vinča Institute of Nuclear Sciences.

Active projects:

Program topic: „Design and development of complex chemical structures and innovative methods in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders, cancer and in the removal of xenobiotics from the environment“ (2024- present); participant.

Project: “Plasmonic-based light harvesting for photocatalytic microfluidic devices” (2023-2026), PlasmaHarvest – Program PRIZMA, Science Fund of the Republic of Serbia; participant.

Cost action CA22147 – European metal-organic framework network: combining research and development to promote technological solutions (EU4MOFs) (2023-2027); participant.

Bilateral project with Turkey, Cooperation between the Department of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, Ozyegin University, Istanbul and the Institute of Nuclear Sciences VINCA, Belgrade, Serbia. Project title: “MOF compounds as carriers for tetrahydroisoquinoline based inhibitors of acetylcholinesterase – improved solution for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease” (2024-2026), participant.

List of five selected publications:

  1. Bondžić, A.M.; Jovanović, D.; Arsenijević, N.; Laban, B.; Lazarević Pašti, T.; Klekotka, U.; Bondžić, B.P. “Soft Protein Corona” as the Stabilizer of the Methionine-Coated Silver Nanoparticles in the Physiological Environment: Insights into the Mechanism of the Interaction. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2022, 23, 8985.
  2. Nevena N. Radivojevic, Nada D. Savic, Tatjana N. Parac Vogt, Aleksandra M. Bondzic, “Influence of Zr ion on inhibitory potency of Keggin type POMs toward acetylcholinesterase”. Book of Abstract 9th Conference of Young Chemists of Serbia. Novi Sad, Serbia, Nov. 4 2023.