Crystallochemistry laboratory

Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw

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Aleksandra Pazio

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Aleksandra Pazio
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Scientific interest:

  • crystallization techniques
  • refinement against problematic data (twinned crystals, high disorder in the structure, weakly diffracting compounds)
  • charge density experiments
  • theoretical calculations in periodic systems
  • neutron and synchrotron single crystal diffraction experiments




Tel: +48 22 8220211 ext. 543

E-Mail: apazio [at]







Crystallography Laboratory, Chemistry Department, University of Warsaw

2009- 2014 PhD studies, 2004-2009 MSc studies specialization: crystallography


Department of Metabolic Regulation, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw

2011-2013 MSc studies specialization: biology of the cell and organism



Internships and Courses:



47th Crystallographic Course: Structural Basis of Pharmacology (01.-08.06.2014, Erice, Italy)

Macromolecular Crystallography School (26.-31.05.2014, Madrid, Spain)

ISIS, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (20.-26.02.2014, Harwell Oxford, Didcot, United Kingdom)

  • single crystal neutron diffraction measurement on SXD device

Synchrotron Charge Density School at ChemMatCARS (09.-15.03.2013, Argonne, IL, United States)

International School on Charge Density (22.-30.08.2011, Jaca, Spain)

Institut Laue Langevin (6.09.2010.- 9.10.2010; 10.10-16.10.2011, Grenoble, France)

  • single crystal neutron diffraction measurements on VIVALDI (Very Intense Vertical Axis Laue DIffractometer) device





[1]          Pazio, A., Woźniak, K., Grela, K., Trzaskowski, B., Nitrenium ions and trivalent boron ligands as analogues of N-heterocyclic carbenes in olefin metathesis: a computational study. Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 20021–20026.

[2]          Zukowska, K., Pump, E., Pazio, A.E., Wozniak, K., et al., Consequences of the electronic tuning of latent ruthenium-based olefin metathesis catalysts on their reactivity. Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2015, 11, 1458–1468.

[3]          Hosseini-Monfared, H., Soleymani-Babadi, S., Sadighian, S., Pazio, A., et al., Syntheses, structures and catalytic activities of dinuclear copper complexes with tetradentate diaminebis (phenolate) ligands. Transit. Met. Chem. 2015, 40, 255–267.

[4]          Pazio, A., Woźniak, K., Grela, K., Trzaskowski, B., Conformational Flexibility of Hoveyda-Type and Grubbs-Type Complexes Bearing Acyclic Carbenes and Its Impact on Their Catalytic Properties. Organometallics 2015, 34, 563–570.

[5]          Hosseini-Monfared, H., Asghari-Lalami, N., Pazio, A., Wozniak, K., Janiak, C., Dinuclear vanadium, copper, manganese and titanium complexes containing O,O,N-dichelating ligands: Synthesis, crystal structure and catalytic activity. Inorganica Chim. Acta 2013, 406, 241–250.

[6]          Zukowska, K., Szadkowska, A., Trzaskowski, B., Pazio, A., et al., 3-Bromopyridine As a Sixth Ligand in Sulfoxide-Based Hoveyda Complexes: A Study on Catalytic Properties. Organometallics 2013, 32, 2192–2198.

[7]          Guidone, S., Blondiaux, E., Samojłowicz, C., Gułajski, Ł., et al., Catalytic and Structural Studies of Hoveyda–Grubbs Type Pre-Catalysts Bearing Modified Ether Ligands. Adv. Synth. Catal. 2012, 354, 2734–2742.

[8]          Pietraszuk, C., Rogalski, S., Powała, B., Miętkiewski, M., et al., Ruthenium–Amido Complexes: Synthesis, Structure, and Catalytic Activity in Olefin Metathesis. Chem. – Eur. J. 2012, 18, 6465–6469.

[9]          Zukowska, K., Szadkowska, A., Pazio, A.E., Wozniak, K., Grela, K., Thermal Switchability of N-Chelating Hoveyda-type Catalyst Containing a Secondary Amine Ligand (vol 31, pg 462, 2012). Organometallics 2012, 31, 3814–3814.

[10]       Samojłowicz, C., Bieniek, M., Pazio, A., Makal, A., et al., The Doping Effect of Fluorinated Aromatic Solvents on the Rate of Ruthenium-Catalysed Olefin Metathesis. Chem. – Eur. J. 2011, 17, 12981–12993.

[11]       Szadkowska, A., Zukowska, K., Pazio, A.E., Wozniak, K., et al., Ruthenium Olefin Metathesis Catalysts Containing Six-Membered Sulfone and Sulfonamide Chelating Rings. Organometallics 2011, 30, 1130–1138.

[12]       Kowalski, K., Winter, R.F., Makal, A., Pazio, A., Woźniak, K., The Synthesis, Structure, and FTIR Spectroelectrochemistry of W(CO)5 Complexes of 4-Oxo-4-(2,5-dimethylazaferrocen-1′-yl)butanoic and 5-Oxo-5-(2,5-dimethylazaferrocen-1′-yl)pentanoic Acids. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2009, 2009, 4069–4077.

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