Faculty Profiles

Michael J. Therien
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Chemistry in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
5330 French Family Science Cen, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1670
(919) 660-1605



NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Chemistry, California Institute of Technology 1987 - 1990

Ph.D., University of California at San Diego 1987

B.S., University of St. Andrews (Scotland) 1982

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Physical, Biomolecular Structure and Function, Inorganic, Organic, Nanoscience and Materials

Angiolillo, PJ, Rawson, J, Frail, PR, and Therien, MJ. "The evolution of spin distribution in the photoexcited triplet state of ethyne-elaborated porphyrins." Chem Commun (Camb) 49.84 (October 28, 2013): 9722-9724. Full Text

Deria, P, Von Bargen, CD, Olivier, J-H, Kumbhar, AS, Saven, JG, and Therien, MJ. "Single-handed helical wrapping of single-walled carbon nanotubes by chiral, ionic, semiconducting polymers." Journal of the American Chemical Society 135.43 (October 21, 2013): 16220-16234. Full Text

Von Bargen, CD, MacDermaid, CM, Lee, O-S, Deria, P, Therien, MJ, and Saven, JG. "Origins of the helical wrapping of phenyleneethynylene polymers about single-walled carbon nanotubes." The Journal of Physical Chemistry. B 117.42 (October 2013): 12953-12965. Full Text

Fry, HC, Lehmann, A, Sinks, LE, Asselberghs, I, Tronin, A, Krishnan, V, Blasie, JK, Clays, K, DeGrado, WF, Saven, JG, and Therien, MJ. "Computational de novo design and characterization of a protein that selectively binds a highly hyperpolarizable abiological chromophore." Journal of the American Chemical Society 135.37 (September 5, 2013): 13914-13926. Full Text

Vaniotis, G, Glazkova, I, Merlen, C, Smith, C, Villeneuve, LR, Chatenet, D, Therien, M, Fournier, A, Tadevosyan, A, Trieu, P, Nattel, S, Hébert, TE, and Allen, BG. "Regulation of cardiac nitric oxide signaling by nuclear β-adrenergic and endothelin receptors." Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 62 (September 2013): 58-68. Full Text

Belley, M, Stanton, I, Chang, S, Therien, M, and Yoshizumi, T. "SU-E-T-106: Validation of a Nanoparticle Terminated Fiber Optic Dosimeter On 6 MV LINAC for Photon and Electron Beams in a Solid Water Phantom." Medical physics 40.6Part12 (June 2013): 228-. Full Text

Conklin, D, Nanayakkara, S, Park, T-H, Lagadec, MF, Stecher, JT, Chen, X, Therien, MJ, and Bonnell, DA. "Exploiting plasmon-induced hot electrons in molecular electronic devices." Acs Nano 7.5 (May 2013): 4479-4486. Full Text

Bonhommeau, S, Deria, P, Glesner, MG, Talaga, D, Najjar, S, Belin, C, Auneau, L, Trainini, S, Therien, MJ, and Rodriguez, V. "Raman spectroscopic investigation of individual single-walled carbon nanotubes helically wrapped by Ionic, semiconducting polymers." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117.28 (2013): 14840-14849. Full Text

Sood, N, Jenkins, WT, Yang, X-Y, Shah, NN, Katz, JS, Koch, CJ, Frail, PR, Therien, MJ, Hammer, DA, and Evans, SM. "Biodegradable Polymersomes for the Delivery of Gemcitabine to Panc-1 Cells." Journal of pharmaceutics 2013 (January 2013). Full Text Open Access Copy