Faculty Profiles

Stephen Lawrence Craig
William T. Miller Professor of Chemistry
3221 French Family Science Center, 124 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1538
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., Stanford University 1997

M.Phil., University of Cambridge (UK) 1992

B.S., Duke University 1991

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Physical, Organic, Nanoscience and Materials

Chen, X, Regan, CK, Craig, SL, Krenske, EH, Houk, KN, Jorgensen, WL, and Brauman, JI. "Steric and solvation effects in ionic SN2 reactions." Journal of the American Chemical Society 131.44 (2009): 16162-16170. Full Text

Ams, M, Ajami, D, Craig, SL, Yang, J-S, and Rebek Jr, J. "Control of Stilbene Conformation and Fluorescence in Self-assembled Capsules." Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 5.79 (2009): doi:10.3762/bjojc.5.79-. (Academic Article) Full Text

Serpe, MJ, Whitehead, JR, Rivera, M, Clark, RL, and Craig, SL. "Single-molecule force spectroscopy of DNA-based reversible polymer bridges: Surface robustness and homogeneity." Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 346.1-3 (2009): 20-27. Full Text

Serpe, MJ, Rivera, M, Kersey, FR, Clark, RL, and Craig, SL. "Time and distance dependence of reversible polymer bridging followed by single-molecule force spectroscopy." Langmuir 24.9 (May 6, 2008): 4738-4742. Full Text

Serpe, MJ, Kersey, FR, Whitehead, JR, Wilson, SM, Clark, RL, and Craig, SL. "A simple and practical spreadsheet-based method to extract single-molecule dissociation kinetics from variable loading-rate force spectroscopy data." Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112.49 (2008): 19163-19167. Full Text

Craig, SL. "Cool as a cucumber." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 47.46 (2008): 8776-8777. Full Text

Juwarker, H, Lenhardt, JM, Pham, DM, and Craig, SL. "1,2,3-Triazole CH..Cl(-) contacts guide anion binding and concomitant folding in 1,4-diaryl triazole oligomers." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 47.20 (2008): 3740-3743. Full Text

Kersey, FR, Loveless, DM, and Craig, SL. "A hybrid polymer gel with controlled rates of cross-link rupture and self-repair." J R Soc Interface 4.13 (April 22, 2007): 373-380. Full Text

Serpe, MJ, and Craig, SL. "Physical organic chemistry of supramolecular polymers." Langmuir 23.4 (February 13, 2007): 1626-1634. Full Text