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Section Board for 'Bioinorganic Chemistry' (17)

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Prof. Dr. Vladimir Arion
Section Editor-in-Chief
Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Vienna, Währinger Str. 42, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Interests: coordination and bioinorganic chemistry, more specifically development of metal-based anticancer drugs based on isomeric indoloquinolines, indolobenzazepines, indolobenzazocines and indolobenzazonines, as well as on thiosemicarbazones; ruthenium-nitrosyl complexes with heterocyclic azoles as NO-releasing molecules and potential aniticancer drugs; bis-(thio)semicarbazide macrocyclic complexes as catalysts in alkane oxidation; transition metal complexes with noninnocent open-chain ligands
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Prof. Licheng Song
State Key Laboratory of Elemento-Organic Chemistry, College of Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, China
Interests: bioinorganic chemistry; transition metal/chelcogen cluster chemistry; biomimetic chemistry of hydrogenases; catalysis related to H2 energy
Prof. Dr. Gary Brudvig
Department of Chemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Interests: photosystem II; natural and artificial photosynthesis; Mn metalloproteins; water oxidation catalysis; EPR spectroscopy
Prof. Dr. Maria Contel
Department of Chemistry, Brooklyn College and The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, Brooklyn, NY 11210, USA
Interests: medicinal inorganic chemistry; anticancer and antimicrobial compounds; synthetic organometallic chemistry; mode of action; gold-based heterometallic compounds; homogeneous catalysis
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Prof. Dr. Isabel Correia
Centro de Química Estrutural, Instituto Superior Técnico, Departamento de Engenharia Química, Universidade de Lisboa, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: medicinal inorganic chemistry; vanadium; copper; Schiff bases; salan ligands; phenanthroline; anticancer, metals in medicine; spectroscopy; protein interactions; speciation
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Prof. Dr. Debbie C. Crans
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Department of Chemistry, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Interests: vanadium; metals in medicine; drugs and biologically active compounds; lipid and lipid model interfaces; pharmaceutically active compounds; cancer; diabetes; tuberculosis; hydrophobic compounds; spectroscopy; hydrophobic compounds; transition metals; reverse micelles; chemistry in confined spaces
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Prof. Dr. Ana Maria Da Costa Ferreira
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Departamento de Química Fundamental, Instituto de Química, Universidade de São Paulo, Av. Prof. Lineu Prestes 748, Sao Paulo 05508-000, Brazil
Interests: metal complexes; DNA interactions; protein inhibition; ROS (reactive oxygen species); anticancer metallodrugs; EPR spectroscopy
Prof. Dr. Ian Dance
School of Chemistry, UNSW Australia, Sydney 2052, Australia
Interests: mechanism of nitrogenase; density functional theory; simulation of metalloenzyme mechanisms; metal chalcogenide clusters; intermolecular interactions; inorganic supramolecular chemistry; crystallisation
Dr. Sergei A. Dikanov
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Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Interests: continuous-wave; time-domain and high-field Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR); applications of high-resolution EPR spectroscopy in coordination and bioinorganic chemistry
Prof. Dr. Peter Faller
Institut de Chimie, UMR 7177, CNRS-Université de Strasbourg, 1 rue Blaise Pascal, BP 296 R8, 67008 Strasbourg Cedex, France
Interests: first row d-block metals: copper, zinc, iron, etc.; structure of metal-peptide/protein complexes; metal transfer between peptides/proteins and between metal-drugs and proteins; chemical reactivity of copper-proteins and –complexes/drugs, particular in dioxygen activation and production of reactive oxygen species; self-assembly of peptides and amyloids; luminescent molecules and techniques to monitor metal-binding; chemistry of metals related to Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, and antimicrobials
Prof. Dr. Gilles Gasser
Laboratory for Inorganic Chemical Biology, Institute of Chemistry for Life and Health Sciences, CNRS, Chimie ParisTech, PSL University, 75005 Paris, France
Interests: medicinal inorganic chemistry; inorganic chemical biology; bioorganometallic chemistry; photodynamic therapy (PDT)
Dr. Graeme Hogarth
Department of Chemistry, King’s College London, 7 Trinity Street, London SE1 1DB, UK
Interests: binuclear complexes; cluster chemistry; homogeneous catalysis; metals in medicine; hydrogenase biomimetics; dithiocarbamates; single source precursors
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Dr. Christelle Hureau
LCC (Laboratoire de Chimie de Coordination), CNRS UPR 8241, 205 route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse CEDEX 09, France
Interests: bio-inorganic chemistry; metal-peptide interactions; metals as therapeutic targets; inorganic compounds as therapeutic agents; amyloidogenic peptides; EPR spectroscopy; electrochemistry
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Prof. Dr. Tatjana N. Parac-Vogt
Department of Chemistry, KU Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200F, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
Interests: polyoxometalates (POMs); metal organic frameworks (MOFs); artificial metalloenzymes
Dr. Navid Rabiee
1. School of Engineering, Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW 2109, Australia
2. Department of Physics, Sharif University of Technology, P.O. Box 11155-9161 Tehran, Iran
Interests: bioinorganic chemistry; gene delivery; metallocenter assembly; drug delivery; structure/function relationships in metal coordination chemistry; biomedical engineering; biomaterials; inorganic chemisry; metal-organic frameworks (MOFs); CRISPR/Cas9; CRISPR technology; porous nanomaterials; nanotechnology; biotechnology
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Prof. Dr. Edward I. Solomon
Department of Chemistry, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 94305-5080, USA
Interests: copper enzymes; non-heme iron enzymes; spectroscopies; electronic structure calculations
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Spingler
Department of Chemistry, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: bioinorganic chemistry; photodynamic therapy (PDT); crystallography; crystallisation
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