Doctor of Sciences, Professor,
Head of the Group of Organometallic Biochemistry and Biomimetics
phone (095) 939 34 30
Date of Birth: October 8, 1953
Place of Birth: Moscow, Russia (USSR)
Higher Education - Department of Chemistry, Moscow State University, Russia
1988 - Doctor of Sciences, "Mechanisms of Formation and Transformation of Palladacycles"
1979 - Doctor of Philosophy, "Kinetics and Mechanisms of Oxidative Coupling of Unsaturated Hydrocarbons in the Presence of Palladium" (supervised by Prof. A. K. Yatsimirsky)
1976 - Graduated the Department of Chemistry, Moscow State University
Professor of Chemistry, Division of Chemistry, G. V. Plekhanov Russian Economic Academy, Moscow, Russia; February 1989 -; Professor of Chemistry, Division of Chemical Enzymology, Department of Chemistry, Moscow State University; Moscow, Russia; September 1993 -
Senior Researcher, Department of Chemistry, Moscow State University; 1988-1989
Researcher, Department of Chemistry, Moscow State University; 1986-1988
Junior Researcher, Department of Chemistry, Moscow State University; 1976-1986
Prizes and Awards
1991 - 1993 Alexander von Humboldt Fellow in Institut für Anorganische Chemie, Universität Witten/Herdecke, Germany (headed by Prof. R. van Eldik)
1994 March-April Visiting Professor at Universite Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg (France).
1997-1998 Wenner-Gren Guest Professor, University of Lund (Sweden)
1997 RSC Journals Grants Award for International Authors
1998-1999 The Honored Soros Professor
Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry. Editor of Referativny Zhurnal (1985-1991). Scientific editor of Izvestia RAN, Ser. Khim.. Routine reviewing of manuscripts for Metalloorganicheskaya Khimia (1985-1991), Izvestia AN, Ser. Khim., Inorganic Chemistry, Angewandte Chemie, Organometallics, J. Am. Chem. Soc., J. Organomet. Chem., Inorg. Chim. Acta, Anal. Letters, Mendeleev Communications, J. Chim. Phys.. Guest Editor Appl. Biochem. Biotech, 1996, 62(1/2).
Inorganic, bioinorganic and organometallic
chemistry with special emphasis at organometallic and inorganic biochemistry
utilizing oxidoreductases, dehydrogenases, peroxidases and oxidases in
particular. Bioelectrochemistry. Biosensors. Inorganic and
organometallic synthesis. Cyclometallation and reactions of cyclometallated
compounds. Chemical and biochemical kinetics and reaction mechanisms.
Various aspects of activation of C-H bonds by metal centers.