Prof. Edward I. Solomon

Department of Chemistry. Stanford University. USA

Electron Transfer Sites - Copper Active Sites in Biology - Mononuclear Non-Heme Iron Enzymes. Binuclear Non-Heme Iron Enzymes: Dioxygen Binding and Activation Zeolites.

Prof. Ana María Da Costa Ferreira

Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Química (IQ). Brazil.

Reactivity in biological medium, reactive oxygen species, metallodrugs, interactions of metal complexes and biomolecules.

Prof. Paul Howard Walton.

Department of Chemistry, University of York, Heslington. United Kingdom.

Lytic Polysaccharide Monooxygenases (LPMOs) and the histidine brace. Bioinorganic chemistry. Biomedical imaging. Polymer imprinting

Prof. Dr. Angela Casini

Technical University of Munich (TUM). Department of Chemistry, München. Germany.

Gold organometallic compounds as protein inhibitors and DNA binders. Self-assembled metallacages as drug delivery systems. Metal compounds as photocleavable mass-tags to enable MSI. Metal-based linkers to achieve targeted therapeutic agents.

Prof. Dr. Kenneth Karlin

Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. USA.

Copper and Heme-Oxygen and NOx Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Lena Ruiz-Azuara FRSC

Facultad de Química de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico (UNAM), Mexico

Antitumor, antineoplastic, and antiparasitic activity of metallopharmaceuticals

Prof. Dr. Alejandro Vila

Instituto de Biología Molecular y Celular de Rosario (IBR-CONICET-UNR). Argentina

Copper in biological systems: Reactivity control and insertion mechanism of electronic transfer copper sites.

Prof. Dr. Gilles Gasser, FRSC (

Laboratory for Inorganic Chemical Biology, Institute of Chemistry for Life and Health Sciences, CNRS, PSL University. France

Photodynamic Therapy, Medicinal Organometallic Chemistry, Medicinal Inorganic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemical Biology, Bioorganometallic Chemistry.

Prof. Dr. Michael Hannon

School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Metallo-supramolecular structures in DNA recognition and as anti-cancer drugs, Imaging chemistry for biology and medicine, Metal-based drugs.

Prof. Dr. José Moura

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Structure/function characterization of metalloenzymes and metalloproteins of nitrogen, identification and characterization of new molecular systems involved in detoxification of metals and reactive oxygen species in pathogenic bacteria, biocorrosion, biosynthesis of iron-sulphur centres.

Prof. Dr. Rafael Radi

Centro de Investigaciones Biomédicas (CEINBIO), Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de la República, Uruguay

Structural and functional biology of alternative conformations of cytochrome c.

Prof. Dr. Juan C. Fontecilla-Camps

Metalloproteins Unit, Univ. Grenoble Alpes, CEA, CNRS, IBS, F-38000 Grenoble, France.

Active site, Hydrogenase, Crystallography, Protein structure and Stereochemistry.