Srećko Kirin

dr. sc.

senior research associate
laboratory head
+385 1 457 1367


Krilo 3/224

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


Kirin CV-EN 2014.pdf 49.62 kB


Minimal artificial enzymes: Expanding the application of "backdoor induction" through new substrates and new asymmetric reactions, Research project (IP-2014-09-1461), Croatian Science Foundation (HrZZ), 103.500 € (2015-2019), with international peer-review; principle investigator: dr. sc. Srećko Kirin

Bioinspired asymmetric catalysis: backdoor induction of chirality using oxazoline based amino acid bioconjugates (38/14), program Marie Curie FP7-People-2011-Cofund (NewFelPro incomming fellowship), 24.000 € (2014-2015), with international peer-review; project manager: dr. Manish Kumar, scientist in charge / mentor: dr. sc. Srećko Kirin

Metallated bioconjugates for applications in biological and material sciences (02.04/23), Homing grant program, Croatian Science Foundation (HrZZ), 100.000 € (2010-2011), with international peer-review; principle investigator: dr. sc. Srećko Kirin; press release: RBI web

Organometallic and inorganic bioconjugates as potential enantioselective catalysis (36/08), Homeward grant program, Unity through knowledge fund (UKF), 260.000 € (2009-2011), with international peer-review; principle investigator: dr. sc. Srećko Kirin; press release: RBI web

Collaborations (bilateral / multilateral):

From molecules to crystals - how do organic molecules form crystals? (Crystallize), COST Action CM1402 (2015-2018); voditelj: Dr. Simon Lawrence (University College Cork, Ireland), management committee member and member of working group WG4 "Integrating Crystal Engineering and Crystal Growth Philosophies for Applications": dr. sc. Srećko Kirin

Using metallocene peptides as the molecular probes to perform fast and high throughput 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 and Professor Iztok Turel (University Ljubljana, Slovenia).

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

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).

Featured Publications

Z. Kokan,* B. Perić, M. Vazdar, Ž. Marinić, D. Vikić-Topić, E. Meštrović, S. I. Kirin*: Chem. Commun. 2017, in press; doi: 10.1039/c6cc09203a

Đ. Škalamera, E. Sanders, R. Vianello, A. Maršavelski, A. Pevec, I. Turel, S. I. Kirin*: Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 2845-2858. doi: 10.1039/c5dt03387j; back cover: Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 3184. doi: 10.1039/c6dt90035f; brief summary: RBI web, FCCT web

H. Li, Z. Fu, C. Yan, J. Huang, Y.-N. Liu, S. I. Kirin: J. Colloid Interface Sci. 2016, 463, 61-68. doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2015.10.044

L. Wang, X. Li, X. Jiang, W. Chen, L. Hu, M. D. Walle, L. Deng, M. Yang, Y.-N. Liu, S. I. Kirin: Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 17076-17079. doi: 10.1039/c5cc06846k; back cover: Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 17180. doi: 10.1039/c5cc90527c

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

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; front cover: Chem. Soc. Rev. 2006, 35, 317. doi: 10.1039/b603403a

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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