Dr. Nikolay N. Gerasimchuk



Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, Bioinorganic Chemistry, 1996, the University of Kansas
  • Candidate of Science (area - Coordination Chemistry), 1985, Kiev State University - Kiev Ukraine
  • MS, Chemistry, 1981, Kiev State University - Kiev Ukraine



  • CHM 160 General Chemistry
  • CHM 160-999 General Chemistry Honors College course 
  • CHM 105 General Chemistry Laboratory
  • CHM 175 General Chemistry laboratory
  • CHM 375/515 Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHM 376 Inorganic Synthesis Laboratory
  • CHM 597 Chemical Glassware and Scientific Glassblowing
  • CHM 525/625 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHM 625/725 Organometallic Chemistry
  • CHM 597 Introduction into Bioinorganic Chemistry

Professional experience

  • Post-doctoral training and work at North Dakota State University, 1997-1998 
  • Post-doctoral training and work at Pharmacyclics, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, 1998-2001 

Research and professional interests

  • Synthesis, spectroscopic characterization, and medical-biological applications of oxime-based ligands and their bivalent Pd and Pt complexes
  • Light-insensitive 2D coordination polymers based on Ag(I)-cyanoximates and their sensor applications
  • Self-assembled nano-size 1D coordination polymers of Pt and Tl cyanoximates
  • X-ray crystallography of small molecules.

Awards and honors

  • College of Natural and Applied Sciences Research Award, Missouri State University, May 2012
  • Best Undergraduate Research Student Mentor Award, 2nd place student presentation, April 2011

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