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Prof. Dr. Bronisław Marciniak









Affiliation and official address:
Faculty of Chemistry
Adam Mickiewicz University
Grunwaldzka 6, 60-780 Poznań, Poland
email: marcinia@amu.edu.pl 
phone: +48-61-8291327
fax: +48-61-8658008

Born: Pleszew, Poland, June 30, 1950
Marital Status: Married, 3 children
M.Sc.: 1973, A. Mickiewicz University 
Ph.D.: 1979, A. Mickiewicz University
D. Sc.: 1989 ("Habilitation", Postdoctoral degree), A. Mickiewicz University 
Professor title: 1998, A. Mickiewicz University 

1973-1979: Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Chemistry, A. Mickiewicz University
1981-1989: Adjunct, Faculty of Chemistry, A. Mickiewicz University
1990-1991: Docent (Ass. Professor) Faculty of Chemistry, A. Mickiewicz University .
1991-1998: Associate Professor, Faculty of Chemistry, A. Mickiewicz University .
1998- Professor of Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, A. Mickiewicz University .

1995-present: Head of the Laboratory of Chemical Physics, Faculty of Chemistry, A. Mickiewicz University
1996-1999 Vice-Dean (research and foreign relations), Faculty of Chemistry, A. Mickiewicz University
1999-2005 Vice-President (research and foreign relations), A. Mickiewicz University
since 2008 - President (4 years term), Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan

1980-1981: Post-Doctoral Fellow (Professor Y. L. Chow), Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada
1985: Post-Doctoral Fellow (Professors T. N. Bell and Y. L. Chow), Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada
1987: European Photochemistry Association Fellowship (Professor H. Dreeskamp), Institut für Physikalische und Theoretische Chemie, Technische Universität, Braunschweig, Federal Republic of Germany
1991: Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada
1991-1992: Fulbright Scholar, Radiation Laboratory, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
1993-2005: Visiting Scientist (short visits), Radiation Laboratory, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, USA
1998 Visiting Scientist (short visit), Department of Chemistry, Gunma University, Kiryu, Japan.

Membership:
Member of the Polish Chemical Society
Chairman of the Section of the Polish Chemical Society: Photochemistry and Chemical Kinetics (1998-2000)
Member of the European Photochemistry Association (EPA)
Member of the EPA Standing Committee (1991-1994)
Member of the Polish Fulbright Alumi Association

Teaching Experience:
General Physical Chemistry - undergraduate
Chemical Physics (Photoluminescence of Solutions) -undergraduate
Molecular Photochemistry - graduate

Research Interest:
1. Photochemistry of 1, 3-diketonate chelates.
2. Photochemistry, photophysics and radiation chemistry of organic compounds of biological
interest.
3. Photoinduced electron transfer reactions involving sulfur-containing organic compounds.
4. Free radical chemistry.

Author of approximately 100 scientific papers and 1 patent.

Selected data:
Quest editor of the special issue of the Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, vol. 95, no 1, 1-102, 1996
Chairman of the International and Local Organizing Committees of the conference:
"Symposium on Physical Organic Photochemistry", July 23-27 1995, Poznań, Poland
Chairman of the Organizing Committees of the conference:"Reactive Intermediates in Sulfur
Chemisty", August 23-26, 1998, Poznań, Poland
Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry
Editor and co-author of textbook on "Metody badania mechanizmów reakcji fotochemicznych", Adam Mickiewicz University Press, Poznań, 1999
President of the Polish Fulbright Alumni Association 2001-2004.

Selected publications:
B. Marciniak, G.L.Hug, J. Rozwadowski, K. Bobrowski,
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 117, 127-134 (1995)
"Excited Triplet State of N-(9-methylpurin-6-yl)pyridinium Cation as an Efficient Photosensitizer in the Oxidation of Sulfur-Containing Amino Acids. Laser Flash and Steady-State Photolysis Studies"
B. Marciniak, G.L.Hug,
Coord. Chem. Rev., 159, 55-74 (1997)
"Quenching of Triplet States of Organic Compounds by 1, 3-Diketonate Transition-Metal Chelates in Solution. Energy and/or Electron Transfer"
G.L. Hug, K. Bobrowski, H. Kozubek, B. Marciniak,
Photochem. Photobiol., 68, 785-796 (1998)
"Photooxidation of Methionine Derivatives by 4-CarboxybenzophenoneTriplet State in Aqueous Soluition. Intramolecular Proton Transfer Involving the Amino Group"
E. Andrzejewska, G.L. Hug, M. Andrzejewski, B. Marciniak,
Macromolecules, 32, 2173-2179 (1999)
"Trithianes as Co-iniciators in Benzophenone-induced Photopolymerizations"
A. Wrzyszczynski, P. Filipiak, G.L. Hug, B. Marciniak, J. Paczkowski,
Macromolecules, 33, 1577-1582 (2000)
"Photoinduced Electron Transfer Polymerization. IV. 4-Carboxybenzophenone- Sulfur Containing Carboxylic Acids Photoredox Pairs as a Photoinitiating Systems for Free Radical Polymerization"
E. Janeba-Bartoszewicz, G.L. Hug, H. Kozubek, W. Urjasz, B. Marciniak,
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 140, 133-138 (2001)
"Photochemical Reactions of  -2, 4, 6-Trimethyl-1, 3, 5-trithiane in Solution"
T. Pedzinski, B. Marciniak, G.L. Hug,
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chem., 150, 21-30 (2002)
"Quenching of the Excited Singlet State of Acridine and 10-Methylacridinium Cation by Thio-organic Compounds in Aqueous Solution"
A. Wrzyszczynski, M. Pietrzak, J. Bartoszewicz, H. Kozubek, G.L. Hug, B. Marciniak, J. Paczkowski,
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 125, 11182-11183 (2003)
"Unexpected Hofmann Elimination in the Benzophenone - (Phenylthio)acetic Tetrabutylammonium Salt Photoredox System"
P. Filipiak, G.L. Hug, I. Carmichael, A. Korzeniowska-Sobczuk, K. Bobrowski, B. Marciniak
J. Phys. Chem. A, 108, 6503-6512 (2004)
"Lifetimes and Modes of Decay of Sulfur-Centered Radical Zwitterions Containing Carboxylate and Phenyl Groups"
G. Wenska, K. Taras-Goślińska, B. Skalski, G.L. Hug, I. Carmichael, B. Marciniak
J. Org. Chem., 70, 982-988 (2005)
"Generation of thiyl radicals by the photolysis of 5-iodo-4-thiouridine"
P. Filipiak, G.L. Hug, K. Bobrowski, B. Marciniak
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chemistry, 172, 322-330 (2005)
"Photochemistry of 4-(methylthio)phenylacetic acid. Steady-state and laser flash photolysis studies"
G. Wenska, K. Taras-Goślińska, B. Skalski, G.L. Hug, I. Carmichael, B. Marciniak
J. Org. Chem., 70, 982-988 (2005)
"Generation of thiyl radicals by the photolysis of 5-iodo-4-thiouridine"
M. Yamaji, A. Suzuki, F. Ito, S. Tero-Kubota, S. Tobita, B.Marciniak
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chemistry, 170, 253-259 (2005)
"A new-type photoreaction of a carbonyl compound Part 2. Photoinduced  -bond dissociation in p-halomethylbenzophenone studied by time-resolved EPR technique and laser flash photolysis"
C. Ferreri, S. Kratzsch, O. Brede, B. Marciniak, Ch. Chatgilialoglu
Free Radical Biology & Medicine, 38, 1180-1187 (2005)
"Trans Lipid Formation Induced by Thiols in Human Monocytic Leukemia Cells"
M. Yamaji, S. Inamata, S. Nakajima, K. Akiyama, S. Tobita, B.Marciniak
J. Phys. Chem. A, 109, 3843-3848 (2005)
"Photoinduced  -Bond Dissociation in the Higher Excited Singlet (S2) and Lowest Triplet (T1) States of a Benzophenone Derivative in Solution"
A. Wójcik, S. Naumov, B. Marciniak, R. Hermann, O. Brede
J. Phys. Chem. B, 109, 15135-15144 (2005)
"Thiyl Radical Interaction with Pyrimidine C5-C6 Double Bond"
E. Janeba-Bartoszewicz, G.L. Hug, E. Andrzejewska, B. Marciniak
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chemistry, 177, 17-23 (2006)
"Photochemistry of 1, 3, 5-trithianes in solution. Steady-state and laser flash photolysis studies"
P.Filipiak , G.L. Hug , B. Marciniak
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chemistry, 177, 295-306 (2006)
"Photochemistry of carboxylic acids containing the phenyl and thioether groups. Steady-state and laser flash photolysis studies"
M. Yamaji, SInomata, S. Nakajaima, S. Tero-Kubota, S. Tobita, B.Marciniak
Chem. Phys. Lett., 417, 211-216 (2006)
"Time-Resolved EPR and Laser Photolysis Investigations of Photoinduced  -Bond Dissociation in Aromatic Carbonyl Compounds Having Triplet  ,  * character"
G. Hörner, A. Lämmermann, T. Pedzinski, P. Filipiak, B. Marciniak
Annals of the Polish Chemical Society, 2005, vol. I, 559-653
"Synthesis and characterization of benzophenone linked amino acids for inter- and intra-molecular photoreactions"
J. Bartoszewicz, P. Filipiak, G.L. Hug, B. Marciniak
"Oblicza Chemii", praca zbiorowa pod redakcją M. Sikorskiego, UAM, Poznań 2006, rozdział 8, str. 91-102
"Sensybilizowane fotoutlenianie kwasu fenylotiooctowego w roztworach"
E. Andrzejewska, D. Zych-Tomkowiak, M. Andrzejewski, G.L. Hug, B. Marciniak
Macromolecules, 39, 3777-3785 (2006)
"Heteroaromatic thiols as co-initiators for Type II photoinitiating systems based on camphorquinone and isopropylthioxanthone"
K.-D. Asmus, G.L. Hug, K. Bobrowski, Q. G. Mulazzani, Bronislaw Marciniak
J. Phys. Chem. A, 110, 9292-9300 (2006)
"Transients in the Oxidative and H-Atom-Induced Degradation of 1,3,5-Trithiane. Time-resolved Studies in Aqueous Solution"
A. Wójcik, S. Naumov, B. Marciniak, O. Brede
J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 12738-12748 (2006)
"Repair reactions of pyrimidine-derived radicals by aliphatic thiols"
M. Yamaji, M. Ogasawara, S. Inomata, S. Nakajima, S. Tero-Kubota, S. Tobita and B. Marciniak
J. Phys. Chem. A, 110, 10708-10714 (2006)
"Effects of Localized Triplet Exciton on Reactivity of Photoinduced  -Bond Dissociation in Naphthyl Phenyl Ketones Having  , * Lowest Triplet (T1) States Studied by Laser Flash Photolysis"
G. Wenska, J. Koput , T. Pędzinski, B. Marciniak, J. Karolczak, B. Golankiewicz
J. Phys. Chem. A, 110, 11025-11033 (2006)
"The effect of hydroxylic solvent on the fluorescence behaviour of some bioactive 9-oxo-imidazo[1, 2-a]purine derivatives"
G.L. Hug, E. Janeba-Bartoszewicz, P. Filipiak, H. Kozubek, B. Marciniak
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chemistry, (2007) in preparation
"Evidence for heterolytic cleavage of C-S bonds in the photolysis of 1, 3, 5-trithianes"
K. Bobrowski, G.L. Hug, , D. Pogocki, B. Marciniak, C. Schöneich,
J. Phys. Chem. B, (2007) submitted
"Stabilization of sulfide radical cations through complexation with the peptide bond: mechanisms relavant to oxidation of proteins containing multiple methionine residues"
K. Bobrowski, G.L. Hug, D. Pogocki, B. Marciniak, C. Schöneich
J. Phys. Chem. A, (2007) in preparation
"Sulfur radical cation-peptide bond complex in the one-electron oxidation of S-alkylglutathiones"
P. Filipiak, J. Bartoszewicz, G.L. Hug, H. Kozubek, B. Marciniak
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A: Chemistry, (2007) submitted
"Modification of Photochemical Pathways of sensitized oxidation of phenylthioacetic acid. Effect of solvent and tetrabutylammonium salts"
M. Majchrzak, M. Różańska, M. B. Marciniak, B. Marciniec
Macromolecules, (2007) submitted
"Novel trans-Stereo-Regular Vinylene-Silylene-Thiophene Polymers - Synthesis and Luminescence Properties"
M. Bayda, M. Majchrzak, K. Wieczorek, H. Kozubek, B. Marciniec, B. Marciniak
Macromolecules, (2007) submitted
"Trans-Cis Photoisomerization of Silylene-Vinylene-p-Phenylene Polymers and Model Compounds"
















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