Faculty Profiles

Warren S. Warren
James B. Duke Professor of Chemistry
2217 French Science Center, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1604
(919) 287-2454



Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley 1980

M.S., University of California at Berkeley 1979

Research Areas:
Physical, Biomolecular Structure and Function

Simpson, M. J., et al. “Erratum: Pump-probe microscopic imaging of jurassic-aged eumelanin (Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (2013) 4 (1924-1927) DOI: 10.1021/jz4008036).” Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, vol. 5, no. 6, Mar. 2014. Scopus, doi:10.1021/jz500406n. Full Text

Villafana, Tana Elizabeth, et al. “Femtosecond pump-probe microscopy generates virtual cross-sections in historic artwork..” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 111, no. 5, Feb. 2014, pp. 1708–13. Epmc, doi:10.1073/pnas.1317230111. Full Text

Simpson, Mary Jane, et al. “Near-infrared excited state dynamics of melanins: the effects of iron content, photo-damage, chemical oxidation, and aggregate size..” The Journal of Physical Chemistry. A, vol. 118, no. 6, Feb. 2014, pp. 993–1003. Epmc, doi:10.1021/jp4107475. Full Text

Claytor, Kevin, et al. “Measuring long-lived 13C2 state lifetimes at natural abundance..” Journal of Magnetic Resonance (San Diego, Calif. : 1997), vol. 239, Feb. 2014, pp. 81–86. Epmc, doi:10.1016/j.jmr.2013.12.009. Full Text

Theis, T., et al. “Composite and shaped pulses for efficient and robust pumping of disconnected eigenstates in magnetic resonance..” The Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 140, no. 1, Jan. 2014. Epmc, doi:10.1063/1.4851337. Full Text

Robles, F. E., et al. “Quantifying melanin distribution using pump-probe microscopy and a 2D morphological autocorrelation transformation for melanoma diagnosis.” Progress in Biomedical Optics and Imaging  Proceedings of Spie, vol. 8949, Jan. 2014. Scopus, doi:10.1117/12.2038704. Full Text

Robles, Francisco E., et al. “Quantifying melanin spatial distribution using pump-probe microscopy and a 2-D morphological autocorrelation transformation for melanoma diagnosis..” Journal of Biomedical Optics, vol. 18, no. 12, Dec. 2013. Epmc, doi:10.1117/1.JBO.18.12.120502. Full Text

Wilson, Jesse W., et al. “Imaging microscopic pigment chemistry in conjunctival melanocytic lesions using pump-probe laser microscopy..” Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, vol. 54, no. 10, Oct. 2013, pp. 6867–76. Pubmed, doi:10.1167/iovs.13-12432. Full Text

Feng, Yesu, et al. “Storage of hydrogen spin polarization in long-lived 13C2 singlet order and implications for hyperpolarized magnetic resonance imaging..” J Am Chem Soc, vol. 135, no. 26, July 2013, pp. 9632–35. Pubmed, doi:10.1021/ja404936p. Full Text

Simpson, Mary Jane, et al. “Nonlinear microscopy of eumelanin and pheomelanin with subcellular resolution..” J Invest Dermatol, vol. 133, no. 7, July 2013, pp. 1822–26. Pubmed, doi:10.1038/jid.2013.37. Full Text