Edington Sean

Sean Edington

Assistant Professor
Phone: (603) 862-0015
Office: UNH COLSA Molecular Cellular & Biomedical, Rudman Hall, Durham, NH 03824
Pronouns: He/him/his

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 684: Physical Chemistry II
  • INCO 590: Student Research Experience
  • INCO 790: Advanced Research Experience
  • MCBS 901: Intro to Research in Life Sci


  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Princeton University
  • Post-doctor, Physical Chemistry, Yale University
  • Post-doctor, University of Texas at Austin
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Virginia

Selected Publications

  • Harville, P. A., Edington, S. C., Moss, O. C., Huang, M., McCoy, A. B., & Johnson, M. A. (2024). High-resolution vibrational predissociation spectroscopy of I

     · H
    O by single-mode CW infrared excitation in a 3D cryogenic ion trap. Molecular Physics, 122(1-2). doi:10.1080/00268976.2023.2174784

  • Khuu, T., Rana, A., Edington, S. C., Yang, N., McCoy, A. B., & Johnson, M. A. (2023). Observation of Slow Eigen-Zundel Interconversion in H+(H2O)6 Clusters upon Isomer-Selective Vibrational Excitation and Buffer Gas Cooling in a Cryogenic Ion Trap.. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom, 34(4), 737-744. doi:10.1021/jasms.3c00007

  • Mohamed, A., Edington, S. C., Secor, M., Breton, J. R., Hammes-Schiffer, S., & Johnson, M. A. (2023). Spectroscopic Characterization of the Divalent Metal Docking Motif to Isolated Cyanobenzoate: Direct Observation of Tridentate Binding to ortho-Cyanobenzoate and Implications for the CN Response.. J Phys Chem A, 127(6), 1413-1421. doi:10.1021/acs.jpca.2c07658

  • Stropoli, S. J., Khuu, T., Messinger, J. P., Karimova, N. V., Boyer, M. A., Zakai, I., . . . Johnson, M. A. (2022). Preparation and Characterization of the Halogen-Bonding Motif in the Isolated Cl-·IOH Complex with Cryogenic Ion Vibrational Spectroscopy.. J Phys Chem Lett, 13(12), 2750-2756. doi:10.1021/acs.jpclett.2c00218

  • Edington, S. C., Perez, E. H., Charboneau, D. J., Menges, F. S., Hazari, N., & Johnson, M. A. (2021). Chemical Reduction of NiII Cyclam and Characterization of Isolated NiI Cyclam with Cryogenic Vibrational Spectroscopy and Inert-Gas-Mediated High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry.. J Phys Chem A, 125(31), 6715-6721. doi:10.1021/acs.jpca.1c05016

  • Menges, F. S., Perez, E. H., Edington, S. C., Duong, C. H., Yang, N., & Johnson, M. A. (2019). Integration of High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry with Cryogenic Ion Vibrational Spectroscopy.. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom, 30(9), 1551-1557. doi:10.1007/s13361-019-02238-y

  • Edington, S. C., Halling, D. B., Bennett, S. M., Middendorf, T. R., Aldrich, R. W., & Baiz, C. R. (2019). Non-Additive Effects of Binding Site Mutations in Calmodulin.. Biochemistry, 58(24), 2730-2739. doi:10.1021/acs.biochem.9b00096

  • Edington, S. C., & Baiz, C. R. (2018). Vibrational Relaxation in EDTA Is Ion-Dependent.. J Phys Chem A, 122(32), 6585-6592. doi:10.1021/acs.jpca.8b06075

  • Edington, S. C., Gonzalez, A., Middendorf, T. R., Halling, D. B., Aldrich, R. W., & Baiz, C. R. (2018). Coordination to lanthanide ions distorts binding site conformation in calmodulin.. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 115(14), E3126-E3134. doi:10.1073/pnas.1722042115

  • Edington, S. C., Flanagan, J. C., & Baiz, C. R. (2016). An Empirical IR Frequency Map for Ester C═O Stretching Vibrations.. J Phys Chem A, 120(22), 3888-3896. doi:10.1021/acs.jpca.6b02887

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