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Chief Assist. Prof. Dr. Nikola Burdzhiev

Sofia University "St. Kl. Ohridski", Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy,

Department of Organic Chemistry and pharmacognosy, room 234

1, J. Bourchier Blvd. 1164-Sofia, Bulgaria

Tel.: + 3592 8161 225

E-mail: nburdzhiev@chem.uni-sofia.bg

Education and academic degrees

2007 – PhD in Organic chemistry, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”

2002 – B.Sc. in chemistry, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”

Professional experience

2010 – Chief Assist. Prof., Department of Organic chemistry and pharmacognosy, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”

2008 – 2010 Assistant Professor, Department of Organic chemistry and pharmacognosy, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”

2007 – 2008 Chemist, Department of Organic chemistry and pharmacognosy, Sofia University “St. Kl. Ohridski”

Fellowships and research visits abroad

University of Oxford, Oxford, UK (specialization, Jan-Feb 2015)

Research interests

Organic synthesis – synthesis and transformations of heterocyclic compounds, biologically active compounds.

Nuclear Magnetic Resonance – structural characterization of organic compounds, conformational analyses, kinetics of organic reactions, food NMR.

Selected publications (up to 5)

Pashev, A.S., Burdzhiev, N.T., Stanoeva, E.R. Synthetic Approaches toward the Benzo[a]quinolizidine System. A Review, Organic Preparations and Procedures International, 2016, 48 (6), pp. 425-467. (DOI: 10.1080/00304948.2016.1234820)

Stanoeva, E., Georgieva, A., Avramova, S., Burdzhiev, N., Lázár, L. Synthesis of novel 13a-(o-aminoalkyl)-8-oxoberbines by means of reaction of homophthalic anhydride with 1-substituted 3,4-dihydroisoquinolines. An unexpected formation of a pyrrolo[3,4-i]berbindione, Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry, 2015, 52 (1), pp. 130-135. (DOI: 10.1002/jhet.1965)

Burdzhiev, N., Stanoeva, E., Shivachev, B., Nikolova, R. Synthesis and transformations of polysubstituted diastereomeric 5-oxomorpholin-2-carboxylic acids, Comptes Rendus Chimie, 2014, 17 (5), pp. 420-430. (DOI: 10.1016/j.crci.2013.08.005)

Burdzhiev, N., Stanoeva, E. Synthesis of piperidinones incorporating an amino acid moiety as potential SP antagonists, Comptes Rendus Chimie, 2010, 13 (12), pp. 1443-1449. (DOI: 10.1016/j.crci.2010.08.005)

Burdzhiev, N.T., Stanoeva, E.R. Reaction between glutaric anhydride and N-benzylidenebenzylamine, and further transformations to new substituted piperidin-2-ones. Tetrahedron, 2006, 62 (35), 8318-8326. (DOI: 10.1016/j.tet.2006.06.054.)

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Projects (last 5 years)

2017 – Sofia University Science Fund, Grant 80-10-221/24.04.2017 “Reaction of monocyclic anhydrideswith cyclic imines – method for diastereomeric heterocycles synthesis”, – project leader.

2016 – Enhancing the scientific capacity of the Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy at Sofia University as leading regional research and innovation centre in the area of advanced functional materials H2020-TWINN-2015 - Twinning, ,Project ID: 692146 , – team member.

2016 – Sofia University Science Fund, Grant 157/2016 “The NMR-laboratory of FCP – supply of consumables for technical reliability and research and development”, – team member.

2015 – Sofia University Science Fund, Grant 160/2015 “Развитие и Development and promotion of the NMR laboratory of FCP”, – team member.

2014 – National Science Fund, “New generation of supramolecular systems for fortification of antitumor activity”, – team member.

2013 – Operational programme "Human Resources Development", Grant BG051PO001- 4. 3. 04 – 0033 „Development and implementation of electronic forms of distance learning at the Faculty of Chemistry at Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski", – team member.

Other professional activities

Referee of publications in: Arabian Journal of Chemistry, Bulgarian Chemical Communications.

Teaching

Lectures:

Organic chemistry II – Bachelor programme Chemistry (part-time), 30 h,

Structure and biological activity of organic compounds – Bachelor programme Chemistry (specialization Organic chemistry), 45 h. Elective for all other bachelor programmes in FCP.

Heterocyclic Chemistry – all bachelor programmes in FCP, 30 h (elective)

Practicums:

Seminars and practical exercises in Organic chemistry I and II – all bachelor programmes in FCP and FB

Practical exercises in Structure and biological activity of organic compounds – all bachelor programmes in FCP.

Practical exercises in Heterocyclic Chemistry – all bachelor programmes in FCP.

Practical exercises in Bioorganic Chemistry – eco chemistry.