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Dr Agnieszka Kosinska

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)


2005 – 2009      University of St Andrews,  PhD, Organic Chemistry

Thesis: “N-hydroxyguanidines and related compounds as nitric oxide donors” 

2003 - 2005       University of San Francisco, MSc, Analytical Chemistry

Thesis: “Voltammetric Studies of the Interaction of Metal Complexes with PAMAM Dendrimers”


The American Institute of Chemists Foundation and The University of San Francisco Award Certificate for 2005 to Agnieszka Kulczynska as an Outstanding Student Majoring in Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry Graduate Award for Achievement in Teaching, 
University of San Francisco, 2005


1995 – 2000      Gdansk University of Technology, MSc Engineer, Chemical Technology; 
                        Major: Chemistry of Fats, Detergents and Cosmetics

Thesis: “Synthesis of Diglycerol and Triglycerol by Direct Polymerization of Glycerol”

Professional membership

American Chemical Society

Royal Society of Chemistry

Teaching interests

I am currently involved in teachning chemistry to Extended Science students.

Q. Zhang, P. Millikien, A.Kulczynska, A.M.Z. Slawin, A. Gordon, N.S. Kirkby, D.J. Webb, N.P. Botting and I.L. Megson, "Development and characterization of glutamyl-protected N-hydroxyguanidines as reno-active nitric oxide donor drugs with therapeutic potential in acute renal failure" , J. Med. Chem., 2013, 56, 5321-5334 

Q. Zhang, A. Kulczynska, D. J. Webb, I. L. Megson and N. P. Botting, “A new class of NO-donor pro-drugs triggered by g-glutamyl transpeptidase with potential for reno-selective vasodilatation”, Chem.Commun., 2013, 49, 1389-1391. 

A. Kulczynska, R. Johnson, T. Frost and L. D. Margerum,"Integrated Laboratory Project Using Cyclic Voltammetry," J. Chem. Educ., 2011, 88, 801-805.

Q. Zhang, Tomas Lebl, A. Kulczynska, N. P. Botting, “The synthesis of novel hexa-13C-labelled glucosinolates from [13C6]-d-glucose”, Tetrahedron, 2009, 65, 4871-4876

A. Kulczynska, IDDB MEETING REPORT  (Reference number RF832033-Thomson Reuters), Andvances in Structure-Based Drug Discovery, ACSProSpectives Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2007, September 9-11 

A. Kulczynska, T. Frost and L.D. Margerum, “Effect of PAMAM Dendrimer Size and pH on the Electrostatic Binding of Metal Complexes Using Cyclic Voltammetry”, Macromolecules, 2006, 39, 7372-7377

A. Kulczynska, Q. Zhang, N.P. Botting, P. Millikien, R. Mitchell, I. Megson and D.J. Webb, “Novel N-hydroxyguanidines and related compounds as NO-donors”, 7th UK NO Forum, University of Hertfordshire, Meeting Materials, December 2006