Srećko Kirin

dr. sc.

research associate

Krilo 6/202

Laboratory for solid state and complex compounds chemistry
Division of Materials Chemistry
Ruđer Bošković Institute
Bijenička cesta 54
10000 Zagreb


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Specific research interests

(bio)organic synthesis of nitrogen ligands, (pseudo-)peptides & nucleic acid analogs, coordination chemistry of transition metals and lanthanides, inorganic stereochemistry. homogeneous catalysis, synthetic bioinorganic and bioorganometallic chemistry


Functional metal complexes that bind to biomolecules, COST Action CM1105 (2012-2016); management committee member and member of working group WG3 "Metal bioconjugates for targeting and delivery": dr. sc. Srećko Kirin.

Using metallocene peptides as the molecular probes to perform fast and highthroughput drug screening for Alzheimer disease, Croatian-Chinese bilateral grant program (2014-2015); principle investigators: dr. sc. Srećko Kirin and Professor You-Nian Liu (Central South University Changsha, China).

Catalytic and biological properties of metal complexes with nitrogen ligands, Croatian-Slovenian bilateral grant program; (2014-2015) principle investigators: dr. sc. Srećko Kirin i Professor Iztok Turel (University Ljubljana, Slovenia).

Synthesis and characterization of multi-metallic bioconjugates, Croatian-German bilateral grant program, funding agencies: MZOŠ and DAAD; (2010-2011), principle investigators: Dr. sc. Srećko Kirin and Professor Nils Metzler-Nolte (Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany).

Metallated bioconjugates for applications in biological and material sciences (02.04/23), Homing grant program, funding agency: Croatian science foundation (HrZZ), Croatia (2010-2011), with international peer-review, funding volume 84.000 €; principle investigator: Dr. sc. Srećko Kirin

Organometallic and inorganic bioconjugates as potential enantioselective catalysis (36/8), Homeward grant program, funding agency: Unity through knowledge fund (UKF), Croatia (2009-2011), with international peer-review, funding volume: 260.000 €; principle investigator: Dr. sc. Srećko Kirin

Featured Publications

Z. Kokan, Z. Glasovac, M Majerić Elenkov, M. Gredičak, I. Jerić, S. I.Kirin*: Organometallics 2014, 33, 4005-4015. doi: 10.1021/om5005385

Z. Kokan, S. I. Kirin*: Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 8154-8161. doi: 10.1002/ejoc.201301011

K. Užarević, Z. Kokan, B. Perić, N. Bregović, S. I. Kirin*: J. Mol. Struct. 2013, 1031, 160-167. doi: 10.1016/j.molstruc.2012.07.026

Z. Kokan, S. I. Kirin*: RSC Adv. 2012, 2, 5729-5737. doi: 10.1039/c2ra20598j

S. I. Kirin,* U. Schatzschneider, S. D. Köster, D. Siebler, N. Metzler-Nolte: Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2009, 362, 894-906. doi: 10.1016/j.ica.2008.01.050

S. I. Kirin, I. Ott, R. Gust, W. Mier, T. Weyhermüller, N. Metzler-Nolte: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2008, 47, 955-959. doi: 10.1002/anie.200703994

S. I. Kirin, H. P. Yennawar, M. E. Williams: Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2007, 3686-3694. doi: 10.1002/ejic.200700273

S. I. Kirin, R. Krämer, N. Metzler-Nolte: "Nuclease and peptidase models", Concepts and Models in Bioinorganic Chemistry, H.-B. Kraatz, N. Metzler-Nolte (Eds.), Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, Germany; 2006, 159-175. ISBN: 3-527-31305-2

S. I. Kirin, H.-B. Kraatz, N. Metzler-Nolte: Chem. Soc. Rev. 2006, 35, 348-354. doi: 10.1039/b511332f

S. I. Kirin, P. Dübon, T. Weyhermüller, E. Bill, N. Metzler-Nolte: Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 5405-5415. doi: 10.1021/ic048343b

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