Faculty Profiles

Thomas Theis
Assistant Research Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
2315 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-2568

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 2012

Research Areas:
Physical

Colell, JFP, Emondts, M, Logan, AWJ, Shen, K, Bae, J, Shchepin, RV, Ortiz, GX, Spannring, P, Wang, Q, Malcolmson, SJ, Chekmenev, EY, Feiters, MC, Rutjes, FPJT, Bluemich, B, Theis, T, and Warren, WS. "Direct Hyperpolarization of Nitrogen-15 in Aqueous Media with Parahydrogen in Reversible Exchange." Journal of the American Chemical Society (April 26, 2017). Full Text

Colell, JFP, Logan, AWJ, Zhou, Z, Shchepin, RV, Barskiy, DA, Ortiz, GX, Wang, Q, Malcolmson, SJ, Chekmenev, EY, Warren, WS, and Theis, T. "Generalizing, Extending, and Maximizing Nitrogen-15 Hyperpolarization Induced by Parahydrogen in Reversible Exchange." The journal of physical chemistry. C, Nanomaterials and interfaces 121.12 (March 2017): 6626-6634. Full Text

Logan, AWJ, Theis, T, Colell, JFP, Warren, WS, and Malcolmson, SJ. "Hyperpolarization of Nitrogen-15 Schiff Bases by Reversible Exchange Catalysis with para-Hydrogen." Chemistry (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany) 22.31 (July 2016): 10777-10781. Full Text

Barskiy, DA, Shchepin, RV, Coffey, AM, Theis, T, Warren, WS, Goodson, BM, and Chekmenev, EY. "Over 20% (15)N Hyperpolarization in Under One Minute for Metronidazole, an Antibiotic and Hypoxia Probe." Journal of the American Chemical Society 138.26 (July 2016): 8080-8083. Full Text

Shchepin, RV, Barskiy, DA, Coffey, AM, Theis, T, Shi, F, Warren, WS, Goodson, BM, and Chekmenev, EY. "15N Hyperpolarization of Imidazole-15N2 for Magnetic Resonance pH Sensing via SABRE-SHEATH." ACS sensors 1.6 (June 2016): 640-644.

Theis, T, Ortiz, GX, Logan, AWJ, Claytor, KE, Feng, Y, Huhn, WP, Blum, V, Malcolmson, SJ, Chekmenev, EY, Wang, Q, and Warren, WS. "Direct and cost-efficient hyperpolarization of long-lived nuclear spin states on universal (15)N2-diazirine molecular tags." Science advances 2.3 (March 25, 2016): e1501438-. Full Text Open Access Copy

Zhou, Z, Claytor, K, Warren, WS, and Theis, T. "Accessing long lived (1)H states via (2)H couplings." Journal of magnetic resonance (San Diego, Calif. : 1997) 263 (February 2016): 108-115. Full Text

Shchepin, RV, Truong, ML, Theis, T, Coffey, AM, Shi, F, Waddell, KW, Warren, WS, Goodson, BM, and Chekmenev, EY. "Hyperpolarization of "Neat" Liquids by NMR Signal Amplification by Reversible Exchange." The journal of physical chemistry letters 6.10 (May 8, 2015): 1961-1967. Full Text

Truong, ML, Theis, T, Coffey, AM, Shchepin, RV, Waddell, KW, Shi, F, Goodson, BM, Warren, WS, and Chekmenev, EY. "(15)N Hyperpolarization by Reversible Exchange Using SABRE-SHEATH." The journal of physical chemistry. C, Nanomaterials and interfaces 119.16 (April 2015): 8786-8797. Full Text

Theis, T, Truong, ML, Coffey, AM, Shchepin, RV, Waddell, KW, Shi, F, Goodson, BM, Warren, WS, and Chekmenev, EY. "Microtesla SABRE enables 10% nitrogen-15 nuclear spin polarization." Journal of the American Chemical Society 137.4 (February 2015): 1404-1407. Full Text

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