Faculty Profiles

Michael J. Therien
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Chemistry in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
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 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

Chi, S-H, Rosenberg, A, Nayak, A, Duncan, TV, Therien, MJ, Butler, JJ, Montgomery, SR, Beadie, G, Flom, SR, and Shirk, JS. "Two-photon accessed excited state absorption in bis(terpyridyl osmium)-(porphinato)zinc." 2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011 (2011).

Singh-Rachford, TN, Nayak, A, Muro-Small, ML, Goeb, S, Therien, MJ, and Castellano, FN. "Erratum: Supermolecular-chromophore-sensitized near-infrared-to-visible photon upconversion (Journal of the American Chemical Society (2010) 132 (14203-14211) DOI: 10.1021/ja105510k)." Journal of the American Chemical Society 133.8 (2011): 2791--. Full Text

Deria, P, Glesner, MG, Kang, YK, Lee, O-S, Sinks, L, Kim, SH, Park, T-H, Bonnell, DA, Saven, JG, and Therien, MJ. "Single-chain, helical wrapping of individualized, single-walled carbon nanotubes by ionic poly(aryleneethynylene)s: New compositions for photoinduced charge transfer reactions and photovoltaic applications." ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts (2011).

Korendovych, IV, Senes, A, Kim, YH, Lear, JD, Fry, HC, Therien, MJ, Blasie, JK, Walker, FA, and Degrado, WF. "De novo design and molecular assembly of a transmembrane diporphyrin-binding protein complex." J Am Chem Soc 132.44 (November 10, 2010): 15516-15518. Full Text Open Access Copy

Deria, P, Sinks, LE, Park, T-H, Tomezsko, DM, Brukman, MJ, Bonnell, DA, and Therien, MJ. "Phase transfer catalysts drive diverse organic solvent solubility of single-walled carbon nanotubes helically wrapped by ionic, semiconducting polymers." Nano Lett 10.10 (October 13, 2010): 4192-4199. Full Text Open Access Copy

Singh-Rachford, TN, Nayak, A, Muro-Small, ML, Goeb, S, Therien, MJ, and Castellano, FN. "Supermolecular-chromophore-sensitized near-infrared-to-visible photon upconversion." J Am Chem Soc 132.40 (October 13, 2010): 14203-14211. Full Text Open Access Copy

Robbins, GP, Saunders, RL, Haun, JB, Rawson, J, Therien, MJ, and Hammer, DA. "Tunable leuko-polymersomes that adhere specifically to inflammatory markers." Langmuir 26.17 (September 7, 2010): 14089-14096. Full Text

Robbins, GP, Saunders, RL, Haun, JB, Rawson, J, Therien, MJ, and Hammer, DA. "Tunable Leuko-polymersomes That Adhere Specifically to Inflammatory Markers." LANGMUIR 26.17 (September 7, 2010): 14089-14096. Full Text Open Access Copy

Kamat, NP, Robbins, GP, Rawson, JS, Therien, MJ, Dmochowski, IJ, and Hammer, DA. "A Generalized System for Photo-Responsive Membrane Rupture in Polymersomes." Adv Funct Mater 20.16 (August 23, 2010): 2588-2596. Full Text

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