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Davor Margetić

Senior scientist
Division of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry
Rudjer Boskovic Institute


Education 1987. Faculty of Chemical Technology, Organic Syntheses, Department of Organic Chemistry, University of Zagreb; B.Sc. Thesis "Synthesis of several N-heteroaryl-4-pyridones", supervised by Professor Krešimir Jakopčić 1990. University of Zagreb; M.Sc. Thesis, Theoretical and physical organic chemistry, "Ionic Hydrogenation of Aromatic Ethers and Sulfides", supervised by Professor Mirjana Eckert-Maksić 1993. University of Zagreb; Ph.D. Thesis, Theoretical and physical organic chemistry, "Diepoxy decahydronaphthalene-4a,8a-lactones - precursors of oxa analogues of sesquinorbornenes", supervised by Professor Mirjana Eckert-Maksić

Research Interest

Synthesis and investigation of theoretically interesting molecules, Study of reaction mechanisms, Computational organic chemistry, The development of environmentally friendly methods in organic synthesis


  • Margetić, Davor; Jušinski, Iva; Škorić. Irena. DFT Studies of 8p, 6p-Electrocyclizations of Benzooctatetraenes and Benzodecapentaenes // Computational Chemistry: Theories, Methods and Applications / Bove, Daria (ur.). New York : Nova Science Publishers, 2014. Str. 167-194.

  • Margetić, Davor. High-Pressure Cycloaddition Reactions in the Synthesis of Biologically Relevant Heterocycles // Green Synthetic approaches for Biologically Relevant Heterocycles / Brahmachari, Goutam (ur.). Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2015. Str. 409-435.

  • Margetić, Davor. Carcerands and hemicarcerands // Comprehensive Supramolecular Chemistry II / Atwood, Jerry ; Dalgarno, Scott (ur.). Oxford : Elsevier, 2017. Str. 115-137.

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