Chemistry Department

Michael Yanney, Ph.D.

Yanney, Michael-1

Michael Yanney, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

yanney@hendrix.edu Charles D. Morgan Center for Physical Sciences - Acxiom Hall 213 (501) 505-2933 (501) 450-3829

Academic Background

  • B.S., Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, 2005
  • M.S., Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 2008
  • Ph.D. , Mississippi State University, 2013

2017-2018 Courses

  • CHEM 100 01: Concepts of Chemistry
  • CHEM 240 01: Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 240 L1: Organic Chemistry Lab
  • CHEM 240 L3: Organic Chemistry Lab
  • CHEM 250 01: Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 250 L1: Organic Chemistry II Lab
  • CHEM 450 07: Directed Research
  • BCMB 399 01: Independent Study: Molecular Receptors for Fullerenes
  • BCMB 499 01: Independent Study: Exploring the Use of Phenanthrene as a Pincer in the Synthesis of Molecular Receptors for Fullerenes
  • BCMB 499 02: Independent Study: Organic Synthesis
  • BCMB 499 06: Independent Study: Tridental Fullerene Receptor

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Organic Division, April 2011. Department of Chemistry, Mississippi State.
  • Outstanding Researcher Organic Chemistry, April 2011. Department of Chemistry, Mississippi State.

Recent Publications

  • Denis PA, Kramer M, Lee C,  Yanney M . An effective tridental molecular clip for fullerenes. J Phys Org. Chem.  2017https://doi.org/10.1002/poc.3727
  • Denis P.A.; Yanney, M . "Porphyrins Bearing Corannulene Pincers: Outstanding Fullerene Receptors" RSC Advances2016 , 6, 50978-50984.
  • Denis P.A.; Yanney, M . "Organic Nanotubes and Belt Shaped Molecules Based on Norbornadiene Tethers" New J. Chem.2016 , 40 , 202-208.
  • Yanney, M .; Fronczek, R.F.; Sygula, A. "A 2:1 Receptor/C 60 Complex as a Nanosized Universal Joint" Angew. Chem, Int. Ed.   2015 , 54 , 11153-11156.
  • P. A. Denis.; M. Yanney . "Subphthalocyanines Hydrogen Bonded Capsules: Promising Fullerene Receptors" Chem. Phys. Lett . 2015 , 640, 140-146.
  • Le, V.; Yanney, M .; McGuire, M.; Sygula, A.; Lewis, E.A.  "Thermodynamics of Host-Guest Interactions between Fullerenes and a Buckycatcher" J. Phys. Chem. B.2014 , 118 , 11956-11964.
  • Sygula, A.;Yanney, M .; Henry, P.W.; Fronczek, R.F.; Zabula, A.V.; Petrukhina, M.A. "Inclusion Complexes of Buckycatcher, a Versatile Molecular Host with Two Corannulene Pincers" Cryst. Growth Des . 2014 , 2633-2639.
  • Yanney, M .; Sygula, A. "Tridental Molecular Clip for Fullerenes with Corannulene Pincers: Is Three Better than Two?"  Tetrahedron Lett . 2013 , 54 , 2604-2607.
  • Yanney, M .; Fronczek, R.F.; Sygula, A. "Corannulene Subunit Acts as a Diene in Cycloaddition Reaction: Synthesis of C 80 H 32 Corannulyne Tetramer" Org. lett.2012 , 14, 4942-4945.
  • Yanney, M .; Fronczek, R.F.; Henry, P.W.; Beard, D.; Sygula, A. "Cyclotrimerization of Corannulyne: Steric Hindrance Tunes the Inversion Barriers of Corannulene Bowls" Euro. J. Org. Chem.2011 , 6636-6639.
  • Zhang, D.; Vangala, K.; Li, S.; Yanney, M .; Xia, H.; Zou, S.; Sygula, A. "Acid Cleavable Surface Enhanced Raman Tagging for Protein Detection" Analyst2011 , 136, 520-526.
  • Vangala, K.; Yanney, M .; Hsiao, C.; Wu, W.W.; Shen, R.; Zou, S.; Sygula, A.;Zhang, D. "Sensitive Carbohydrate Detection Using Surface Enhanced Raman Tagging", Anal. Chem. 2010, 82 , 10164-10171.
  • Zhang, D.; Jiang, D.; Yanney, M.; Sige Zou, S.; Sygula, A. " Ratiometric Raman Spectroscopy for Quantification of Protein Oxidative Damage" Anal. Biochem.2009 , 391 , 121-126.

     

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