Dušan Milivojević

Assistant Research Professor

Institute of molecular genetics and genetic engineering (IMGGE),
University of Belgrade

Vojvode Stepe 444a, 11042 Belgrade 152, Serbia
Mobile:  +381 65 397 60 34
Phone:  +381 11 397 60 34
Fax:      +381 11 397 58 08
E-mail: dusan.milivojevic@imgge.bg.ac.rs


2018 - Doctor of Philosophy in Veterinary Science (Ph.D.), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade
2014 - Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade


2019 - Assistant Research Proffesor, Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, (IMGGI), University of Belgrade
2016 - 2019 - Research Assistant, Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, (IMGGI), University of Belgrade
2014 – 2016 - Junior Researcher , Laboratory for microbial molecular genetics and ecology, Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, 
Faculty of Biology, University of Belgrade


2014 - employed at Laboratory for Microbial Molecular Genetics and Ecology, Institute of Molecular Genetics and Genetic Engineering, University of Belgrade


  • Microbial biofilms
  • Quorum sensing
  • Host - pathogen interactions
  • Application of molecular methods in the diagnosis of infectious animal diseases


2014 - Member of Serbian Society for Microbiology
2005 - 2011 - Member of Serbian Volunteer Service (Young Researchers of Serbia) 


  1. Ašanin DP, Skaro Bogojevic S, Perdih F, Andrejević TP, Milivojevic D, Aleksic I, Nikodinovic-Runic J, Glišić BĐ, Turel I, Djuran MI (2021). Structural Characterization, Antimicrobial Activity and BSA/DNA Binding Affinity of New Silver(I) Complexes with Thianthrene and 1,8-Naphthyridine. Molecules. 26;26(7):1871. 
  2. Djapovic M, Milivojevic D, Ilic-Tomic T,  Lješević M, Nikolaivits E, Topakas E, Maslak V, Nikodinovic-Runic J (2021). Synthesis and characterization of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) precursors and potential degradation products: Toxicity study and application in discovery of novel PETases. Chemosphere 275, 130005.
  3. Andrejevic T, Aleksic I, Pockaj M, Kljun J, Milivojevic D, Stevanovic N, Nikodinovic Runic J, Turel I, Djuran M (2021). Tailoring copper(ii) complexes with pyridine-4,5-dicarboxylate esters for anti-Candida activity. Dalton Trans 50(7), 2627–2638.
  4. Andrejevic TP, Milivojevic D, Glisic BD, Kljun J, Stevanovic NL, Vojnovic S, Medic S, Nikodinovic-Runic J, Turel I, Djuran MI (2020). Silver(I) complexes with different pyridine-4,5-dicarboxylate ligands as efficient agents for the control of cow mastitis associated pathogens. Dalton Trans 14;49(18):6084-6096
  5. Aleksic I, Jeremic J, Milivojevic D, Ilic-Tomic T, Segan S, Zlatovic M, Opsenica D, Senerovic L (2019). N-benzyl derivatives of long-chained-4-amino-7-chloro-quinolines as inhibitors of pyocyanin production in Pseudomonas aeruginosa. ACS Chem Biol 14(12), 2800-2809
  6. Milivojevic D, Šumonja N, Medic S, Pavic A, Moric I, Vasiljevic B, Senerovic L, Nikodinovic-Runic J (2018). Biofilm forming ability and infection potential of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from animals and humans. Pathog Dis 76 (4), fty041
  7. Aleksic I, Petkovic M, Jovanovic M, Milivojevic D, Vasiljevic B, Nikodinovic-Runic J,Senerovic L (2017). Anti-biofilm properties of bacterial Di-Rhamnolipids and their semisynthetic amide derivatives. Front Microbiol 8:2454  
  8. Glisic B, Senerovic L, Comba P, Wadepohl H, Veselinovic A, Milivojevic D, Djuran M, Nikodinovic-Runic J. Silver(I) complexes with phthalazine and quinazoline as effective agents against pathogenic Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains. J Inorg Biochem  (2016) 155, 115 – 128. 
  9.  Savic N, Milivojevic D, Glisic  B, Ilic-Tomic T,  Veselinovic J, Pavic A, Vasiljevic B,   Nikodinovic-Runic J, Djurana M (2016).  A comparative antimicrobial and toxicological study of gold(III) and silver(I) complexes with aromatic nitrogen-containing heterocycles: synergistic activity and improved selectivity index of Au(III)/Ag(I) complexes mixture. RSC Adv 6, 13193-13206
  10. Aksentijevic K, Asanin J, Milivojevic D, Colovic S, Buturac A, Cindric M, Misic D (2016). Differentiation between Pseudomonas and Stenotrophomonas species isolated from fish using molecular and maldi-tof method. Acta Vet-Beograd 66, 304 - 316
  11. Senerovic L, Moric I, Milivojevic D, Opsenica D (2020). Nature-inspired synthetic analogues of quorum sensing signaling molecules as novel therapeutics against Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections, In: Osturk M, Egamberdieva, D, Pesic M (Eds.) Biodiversity and Biomedicine – Our Future. Elsevier/Academic press, UK, 497 – 515 

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