Faculty Profiles

Michael J. Therien
William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
5330 French Family Science Cen, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-1670
Fax: 
(919) 660-1605

Overview

Education:

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

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

B.S., University of St. Andrews (United Kingdom) 1982

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

Gauthier, J. Y., et al. “A novel and efficient method for the preparation of asymmetric dithioacetals.” Tetrahedron Letters, vol. 29, no. 51, Jan. 1988, pp. 6729–32. Scopus, doi:10.1016/S0040-4039(00)82440-5. Full Text

Firth, S., et al. “Selective loss of CO in the photochemistry of MnRe(CO)10: a study using matrix isolation and time-resolved infrared spectroscopy.” Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, vol. 331, no. 3, Sept. 1987, pp. 347–55. Scopus, doi:10.1016/0022-328X(87)80007-4. Full Text

Girard, Y., et al. “First Synthesis of Sulfoxides and Sulfones in the 3H-Phenothiazin-3-one and 5H-Benzo[a ]phenothiazin-5-one Ring Systems. Addition Reactions with Nucleophiles.” Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 52, no. 18, Sept. 1987, pp. 4000–06. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jo00227a012. Full Text

Therien, M. J., and W. C. Trogler. “Mechanism of Oxidatively Induced Migratory Insertion of Carbon Monoxide: Evidence for a 19-Electron Intermediate.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 109, no. 17, Aug. 1987, pp. 5127–33. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00251a014. Full Text

Guindon, Y., et al. “Regiocontrolled Opening of Cyclic Ethers Using Dimethylboron Bromide.” Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 52, no. 9, May 1987, pp. 1680–86. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jo00385a007. Full Text

Therien, M. J., and W. C. Trogler. “Tricarbonylbis(phosphine)iron(I) Cation Radicals. A Spectroscopic and Theoretical Study.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 108, no. 13, Jan. 1986, pp. 3697–702. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00273a025. Full Text

Therien, M. J., et al. “Kinetics of Disproportionation of Tricarbonylbis(phosphine)iron(I) Cation Radicals Probed by Double Potential Step Chronocoulometry.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 108, no. 14, Jan. 1986, pp. 4037–42. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00274a031. Full Text

Hagopian, R. A., et al. “Synthesis of Amines through Nucieophilic Addition on Nitrogen.” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 106, no. 19, Sept. 1984, pp. 5753–54. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ja00331a069. Full Text

Hanessian, S., et al. “Stereocontrolled Synthesis of the Spiro Ketal Unit of Avermectin B1a Aglycon.” Journal of Organic Chemistry, vol. 48, no. 23, Jan. 1983, pp. 4427–30. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jo00171a065. Full Text

Hanessian, S., et al. “Synthesis of 4-amino-4(S)-dihydrospectinomycin.The Journal of Antibiotics, vol. 34, no. 3, Mar. 1981, pp. 350–52. Epmc, doi:10.7164/antibiotics.34.350. Full Text

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