Our Faculty

Sergey Kazakov

Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Chemistry and Physical Sciences

Location
  • @Pleasantville
    Costello House 103

Education


Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, 1998
Physical Chemistry/Molecular Physics

Awards and Honors


Marquis Who's Who, 2019 - Named an official listee in the 2019 edition of Marquis Who's Who in the World
American Chemical Society, New York Section, May 2019 - Certificate for Mentoring for the Annual 67th Undergraduate Research Symposium
Pace University, May 2019 - Certificate for presentation at the Annual Student & Faculty Pace Research Day
Dyson College, Pace University, May 2019 - Summer Research Awards (2004-2019)
Pace University, March 2019 - Scholarly Research Awards, Kenan Travel Awards, Presidential Release Time Awards (2003-2019)
Marquis Who's Who, 2018 - Selected for Marquis Who's Who official 2018 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award
Pace University, March 2017 - Pace Undergraduate Student Academic Conference Travel Fund For Joint Presentations with Faculty Mentors
Pace University, 2010 - Dyson College Faculty Excellence in Scholarship Award
Lund University, Sweden, 2000 - The Swedish Institute Scholarships
Lund University, Sweden, 1999 - The Swedish Institute Scholarships
Moscow State University, Russia, 1998 - Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences


LICENSURES & CERTIFICATES


  • Pace University, January 28 Certificate of completion of the course: FERPA Basics (New - 2016)
  • Pace University, August 7 Certificate of completion of the course: Harassment & Discrimination Prevention

Publications


Quantitative analysis of cell-based luciferase fusion reporters
Khristichenko, A. Y., Poloznikov, A. A., Hushpulian, D. M., Smirnova, N. A., Zakhariants, A. A., Kazakov, S. V., Tishkov, V. I. & Gazaryan, I. G. (2019). Moscow Univ. Chem. Bull.. Vol 60 (Issue 4) , pages 240-247.

Lipobeads
Kazakov, S. V. (2017, September). Dr. Angel Catala (Eds.), In Tech. (Issue Ch.3) , pages 49-93.

Hydrogel micro-/nanosphere coated by a lipid bilayer: Preparation and microscopic probing
Kazakov, S. V. & Rahni, S. (2017, February). Gels. Vol 3 (Issue 1) , pages 00007 (17 pages).

PRESENTATIONS


Perez, R. & Kazakov, S. V. (2020, May 6). Pace Research Day. “Exploding” lipobeads (lipogels) for anticancer drug delivery systems. Pace University, virtual.

Perez, R., Sybesma, M. & Kazakov, S. V. (2020, March 7). 39th Annual Meeting of Dyson College Society of Fellows . Degradability of Redox-Responsive Microgels and Lipobeads Tested by Confocal Microscopy. Pace University, New York.

Gazaryan, I. G., Smirnova, N., Hushpulian, D., Kazakov, S. V., Poloznikov, A. & Tishkov, V. (2019, June). 12th International Conference “Biocatalysis. Fundamentals & Applications”. Activation of genetic program: a mechanistic insight. St. Petersburg, Russia.

Sybesma, M., Gazaryan, I. G. & Kazakov, S. V. (2019, June). 12th International Conference “Biocatalysis. Fundamentals & Applications”.. Lipobeadal anticancer drug delivery system: New mechanisms of controlled drug release. St. Petersburg, Russia.

Sybesma, M. & Kazakov, S. V. (2019, May). 67th Undergraduate Research Symposium. Temperature sensitive and redox degradable hydrogel cores for drug-delivering lipobeads. ACS, CUNY Queens College, NY.

Sybesma, M. & Kazakov, S. V. (2019, May). Science Day. Lipobeads with degradable hydrogel cores: On route to anti-cancer drug delivery systems. Pace University, Pleasantville.

Sybesma, M. & Kazakov, S. V. (2019, May). Science Day. Redox degradable hydrogels and microgel cores for anti-cancer lipobeads. Pace University, Pleasantville.

Sybesma, M. & Kazakov, S. V. (2019, May). The Annual Student & Faculty Pace Research Day . “Exploding” lipobeads with controlled drug release in highly reducing environment of cancer cells. Pace University, Pleasantville.

Sybesma, M. & Kazakov, S. V. (2019, March). 38th Annual Meeting of Dyson College Society of Fellows. Lipobeads with redox-responsive hydrogel core: Redox degradable bulk hydrogel and microgels synthesized by circulation polymerization. Pace University, New York.

Kazakov, S. V. (2019, March). Pittsburg Conference (PITTCON 2019). Energetically favorable structural organization of the hydrogel/lipid bilayer assembly as microscopically justified. ACS, Philadelphia, PA.

Vence, G. & Kazakov, S. V. (2018, May). 66th Undergraduate Research Symposium. Lipobeads on hydrophobically modified glass slides through temperature-controlled microscopy. ACS, York College, NY.

Ramirez, C. & Kazakov, S. V. (2018, May). 66th Undergraduate Research Symposium. Poly(acrylamide-co-acrylonitrile) hydrogel as a “thermophilic” core of lipobeads. ACS, York College, NY.

Vence, G. & Kazakov, S. V. (2018, May). Science Day. Hydrophobic glass surface to support hydrated soft matter partiles: microgels, lipid vesicles, and lipobeads. Pace University, Pleasantville.

Rahni, S. & Kazakov, S. V. (2018, May). Science Day. Structural organization of lipobeads and their constituents using scanning electron microscopy. Pace University, Pleasantville.

Ramirez, C. & Kazakov, S. V. (2018, May). Science Day. “Thermophilic” microgels prepared by sedimentation polymerization. Pace University, Pleasantville.

Rahni, S., Ramirez, C., Vence, G. & Kazakov, S. V. (2018, May). The Annual Student & Faculty Pace Research Day . Lipobeads (lipogels): A new anticancer drug delivery system. Pace University, Pleasantville.

Rahni, S. & Kazakov, S. V. (2018, March). 37th Annual Meeting of Dyson College Society of Fellows. Microscopic probing of microgels, liposomes, and lipobeads under high vacuum. Pace University, New York.

Vence, G., Ryan, K. & Kazakov, S. V. (2018, March). 37th Annual Meeting of Dyson College Society of Fellows. Temperature-controlled microscopy of microgels, liposomes, and lipobeads on hydrophobically modified glass slides. Pace University, New York.

Ramirez, C. & Kazakov, S. V. (2018, March). 37th Annual Meeting of Dyson College Society of Fellows. “Thermophilic” polymer networks: Optimization of poly(acrylamide-co-acrylonitrile) hydrogel synthesis to provide a larger swelling ability for use as medicine delivery system. Pace University, New York.

Kazakov, S. V., Rahni'18, S., Ramirez'18, C. & Vence'18, G. (2018, March). Pittsburg Conference (PITTCON 2018). Lipobeads: On the way to a bioscopic drug delivery system. Orlando, FL.

Kazakov, S. V. (2017, June 28). BIOCATALYSIS 2017 - 4th International School NANO-2017 . Nanobioscopic lipobead – Encapsulated anticancer drugs. Moscow State University, Russia, Moscow, Russia.

Kazakov, S. V., Rahni, S., Ramirez, C. & Smith, E. (2017, May 8). The Annual Student & Faculty Pace Research Day . Bioscopic lipobead-encapsulated anticancer drug. Pace University, Pleasantville, NY.

Rahni, S. & Kazakov, S. V. (2017, May 6). 65th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium. Lipid bilayer on the surface of microgels: Fluidity vs. Rigidity. ACS, Fordham University, Bronx, NY.

Kazakov, S. V. & Rahni, S. (2017, May 3). Science Day 2017. Lipid bilayer on the surface of microgels: Fluidity vs. Rigidity. Pace University, Pleasantville, NY.

Kazakov, S. & Ramirez, C. (2017, May 3). Science Day 2017. Lipobeads with "thermophilic" hydrogel core. Pace University, Pleasantville, NY.

Kazakov, S. V. & Rahni, S. (2017, March 8). Pittsburg Conference (PITTCON). Giant lipobeads as a tool to optimize the number of steps in preparation of a new smart drug delivery system. Chicago, IL.

Kazakov, S. V. & Rahni, S. (2017, March 8). Pittsburg Conference (PITTCON). Lipobeads' preparation and imagining using high pressure scanning electron microscopy. Chicago, IL.

Kazakov, S. & Rahni, S. (2017, March 4). 36th Annual Meeting of Dyson College Society of Fellows . Lipobeads: Effect of lipid bilayer fluidity on formation of unilamellar coating on the microgels. Pace University, New York, NY .

Kazakov, S. & Smith, E. (2017, March 4). 36th Annual Meeting of Dyson College Society of Fellows. Polymerization within giant unilamellar vesicles prepared by gentle hydration of hybrid agarose/lipid films. Pace University, New York, NY .

RESEARCH INTEREST


Hydrogel/lipid membrane assembly: modeling membrane system of cell; hydrogel nanoparticles, lipogels, nanofilms, liposomes. and lipid membrane synthesis manipulation and characterization; synthetic and natural ionic reservoirs; bioanalytical devices, drug delivery and control release systems

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts


MRI: Acquisition of high-throughput fluorescence imaging system for undergraduate research and teaching at Pace University
Marik, S. A., Kazakov, S. V., Krucher, N. A. & Steiner, A. B. 2019.NSF,Federal,$370,000.00.Funded.

Intellectual Property


Patent: (2011) Kazakov S., Kaholek M., Levon K. Lipobeads and their production. US Patent 7883648


Patent: (2011) Kazakov S., Kaholek M., Levon K. Nanogels and their production using liposomes as reactors. US Patent 7943067


Patent: (2009) Kazakov S., Kaholek M., Levon K. Lipobeads and their production. US Patent 7618565


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS


(2001 - present) American Chemical Society

(2004) The Empire Who's Who Registry of Executives and Professionals

(2007) The Who's Who Among American Teachers & Educators

(2008 - present) Dyson College Society of Fellows

(2010) The Marquis Who's Who in America

COLLEGE SERVICE


  • Student presentations at the Annual Meetings of the Dyson Society of Fellows, Open Houses, Science and Research Days[Faculty Mentor]
  • Dyson College Nomination Committee[Committee Member]
  • Dyson College TAP Committee[Committee Member]

UNIVERSITY SERVICE


  • Engineering Taskforce[Task Force Member]
  • Student presentation at The Annual Student & Faculty Pace Research Day[Faculty Mentor]
  • Scholarly Research and Kenan Travel Grants Committee[Committee Member]
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