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Leonardo Daniel Slep

Position: Research Staff of CONICET (Independent Investigator).
Laboratory or research group: Bioinorganic Chemistry.
Tel: 5411 4576-3378/89 ext. 110 - Fax: 5411 4576-3341
E-mail: slep@qi.fcen.uba.ar
Website: www.qi.fcen.uba.ar/personales/slep.htm

Studies in Chemistry: MSc. in Chemistry (Licenciado), University of Buenos Aires, 1993. PhD. in Chemistry, University of Buenos Aires, 1999.
Postdoc: Max-Planck Institut für Bioanorganische Chemie, Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany, 2000-2003.
Teaching Positions: Assistant Professor, University of Buenos Aires (since 2003).
Position at CONICET: Independent Investigator.
Topics of interest: Coordination Chemistry, Bioinorganic Chemistry, Reactions and Mechanisms, Electronic Structure and Spectroscopy, Molecular Magnetism, Electron Transfer.
Awards and Recognitions:
2000 Dr. Luis F. Leloir award best PhD. Thesis Chemistry.
2001 H. J. Schumacher award to the best PhD. Thesis in Physical Chemistry (1998-99).

 
 
RECENT PUBLICATIONS:
“An Unexpected Carboxylato-bridged-only Hexanuclear Copper Compound” Castro, M. A.; Rusjan, M.; Vega, D.; Peña, O.; Weyhermüller, T.; Cukiernik, F. D.; Slep, L. D. Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2011, 374, 499.
“Widely Differing Photochemical Behavior in Related Octahedral {Ru-NO}6 Compounds: Intramolecular Redox Isomerism of the Excited State Controlling the Photodelivery of NO” De Candia, A. G.; Marcolongo, J. P.; Etchenique, R.; Slep, L. D. Inorg. Chem., 2010, 49, 6925.
“Magnetic Ciruclar Dichroism Spectroscopy of Weakly Exchange Coupled Transition Metal Dimers. A Model Study”. Piligkos, S.; Slep, L. D.; Weyhermuller, T.; Chaudhuri. P.; Bill, E.; Neese, F. Coord. Chem. Rev., 2009, 253, 2352.

MOST IMPORTANT PUBLICATIONS:
• “Reactivity of Reduced Nitroprusside, [Fe(CN)5NO]3-, toward Oxygen” Videla, M.; Roncaroli, F.; Slep, L. D.; Olabe, J. A. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 278.
• “Donor-Acceptor Interactions and Electron Transfer in Cyano-Bridged Trinuclear Compounds” Albores, P.; Rossi, M. B.; Baraldo, L. M.; Slep, L. D. Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 10595.
• “The mixed-valent [FeIV(μ-O)(μ-carboxylato)2FeIII]3+ core”, Slep, L. D.; Mijovilovich, A.; Mayer-Klaucke, W.; Neese, F.; Weyhermuller, T.; Bill, E.; Bothe, E.; Wieghardt, K., J. Am. Chem. Soc.