Samuel Pazicni

Undergraduate Coordinator
Phone: (603) 862-2529
Office: Chemistry, Parsons Hall Rm W110, Durham, NH 03824
Samuel Pazicni


  • Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, University of Wisconsin
  • M.S., Chemistry, University of Wisconsin
  • B.A., Chemistry, Washington & Jefferson College

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 400: Freshman Seminar
  • CHEM 574: Chem Across Periodic Table
  • CHEM 696: Independent Study
  • CHEM 699: Thesis
  • CHEM 774: Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 800: Chemistry Teaching Seminar
  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Chemistry
  • INCO 790: Adv Rsrch Exp/Chemistry
  • TECH 401: Scientific ReserachExploration
  • TECH 500: Integrated CEPS Seminar I
  • TECH 501: Integrated CEPS Seminar II

Selected Publications

Rodriguez, K. J., Hanlon, A. M., Lyon, C. K., Cole, J. P., Tuten, B. T., Tooley, C. A., . . . Pazicni, S. (2016). Porphyrin-Cored Polymer Nanoparticles: Macromolecular Models for Heme Iron Coordination. Inorganic Chemistry, 55(19), 9493-9496. doi:10.1021/acs.inorgchem.6b01113

Smith, A. T., Pazicni, S., Marvin, K. A., Stevens, D. J., Paulsen, K. M., & Burstyn, J. N. (2015). Functional Divergence of Heme-Thiolate Proteins: A Classification Based on Spectroscopic Attributes. Chemical Reviews, 115(7), 2532-2558. doi:10.1021/cr500056m

Pyburn, D. T., Pazicni, S., Benassi, V. A., & Tappin, E. M. (2014). The Testing Effect: An Intervention on Behalf of Low-Skilled Comprehenders in General Chemistry. Journal of Chemical Education, 91(12), 2045-2057. doi:10.1021/ed4009045

Tooley, C. A., Berda, E., & Pazicni, S. (2014). Design and synthesis of polymer-bound azadithiodiiron clusters to model [FeFe] hydrogenase. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 248. Retrieved from

Pyburn, D. T., & Pazicni, S. (2014). Applying the Multilevel Framework of Discourse Comprehension To Evaluate the Text Characteristics of General Chemistry Textbooks. Journal of Chemical Education, 91(6), 778-783. doi:10.1021/ed500006u

Chen, H., Pazicni, S., Krett, N. L., Ahn, R. W., Penner-Hahn, J. E., Rosen, S. T., & O'Halloran, T. V. (2009). Coencapsulation of Arsenic- and Platinum-based Drugs for Targeted Cancer Treatment. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 48(49), 9295-9299. doi:10.1002/anie.200903655

Naranuntarat, A., Jensen, L. T., Pazicni, S., Penner-Hahn, J. E., & Culotta, V. C. (2009). The Interaction of Mitochondrial Iron with Manganese Superoxide Dismutase. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 284(34), 22633-22640. doi:10.1074/jbc.m109.026773

Pazicni, S., Cherney, M. M., Lukat-Rodgers, G. S., Oliveriusová, J., Rodgers, K. R., Kraus, J. P., & Burstyn, J. N. (2005). The Heme of Cystathionine β-synthase Likely Undergoes a Thermally Induced Redox-Mediated Ligand Switch†. Biochemistry, 44(51), 16785-16795. doi:10.1021/bi051305z

Pazicni, S., Lukat-Rodgers, G. S., Oliveriusová, J., Rees, K. A., Parks, R. B., Clark, R. W., . . . Burstyn, J. N. (2004). The Redox Behavior of the Heme in Cystathionine β-synthase Is Sensitive to pH†. Biochemistry, 43(46), 14684-14695. doi:10.1021/bi0488496

Tooley, C. A., Pazicni, S., & Berda, E. B. (n.d.). Toward a tunable synthetic [FeFe] hydrogenase mimic: single-chain nanoparticles functionalized with a single diiron cluster. Polymer Chemistry, 6(44), 7646-7651. doi:10.1039/c5py01196e

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