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

Park, J, Deria, P, Olivier, J-H, and Therien, MJ. "Fluence-dependent singlet exciton dynamics in length-sorted chirality-enriched single-walled carbon nanotubes." Nano Lett 14.2 (February 12, 2014): 504-511. Full Text

Stecher, JT, Rohlfing, AB, and Therien, MJ. "One-Pot Solvothermal Synthesis of Highly Emissive, Sodium-Codoped, LaF₃ and BaLaF₅ Core-Shell Upconverting Nanocrystals." Nanomaterials (Basel, Switzerland) 4.1 (January 8, 2014): 69-86. Full Text

Olivier, J-H, Deria, P, Park, J, Kumbhar, A, Andrian-Albescu, M, and Therien, MJ. "Ionic self-assembly provides dense arrays of individualized, aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes." Angew Chem Int Ed Engl 52.49 (December 2, 2013): 13080-13085. Full Text

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