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James J. Henkelis

jameshenkelis@gmail.com

Postdoctoral Fellow

Hometown: Skipton, England

Joined group: 2014

Left group: 2016


Education:

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)—Organic and Supramolecular Chemistry
University of Leeds, UK (2010–2014)
Thesis title - Supramolecular Architectures with Functionalised Host Ligands
Advisor - Professor Michaele J. Hardie
Charles Brotherton Trust Scholarship
Julius B. Cohen University Prize
Recognition for Research Excellence in the Chemical Sciences

Bachelor of Science (BSc, with Honors) and Master of Chemistry (MChem)
University of Leeds, UK (2006–2010)
University of Alberta, Canada (2008–2009)
Robert MacRae Memorial Graduate Prize

Publications:

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[16] M. Rimoldi, A. Nakamura, N. A. Vermeulen, J. J. Henkelis, A. K. Blackburn, J. T. Hupp, J. F. Stoddart and O. K. Farha, 'A metal–organic framework immobilised iridium pincer complex', Chem. Sci. 2016, DOI: 10.1039/c6sc01376g.

[15] E. J. Dale, D. P. Ferris, N. A. Vermeulen, J. J. Henkelis, I. Popovs, M. Juricek, J. C. Barnes, S. T. Schneebeli and J. F. Stoddart, 'Cooperative reactivity in an extended-viologen-based cyclophane', J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 3667–3670.

[14] I. C. Gibbs-Hall, N. A. Vermeulen, E. J. Dale, J. J. Henkelis, A. K. Blackburn, J. C. Barnes and J. F. Stoddart, 'Catenation through a combination of radical templation and ring-closing metathesis', J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 15640–15643.

[13] S. T. J. Ryan, R. M. Young, J. J. Henkelis, N. Hafezi, N. A. Vermeulen, A. Henning, E. J. Dale, Y. Wu, M. D. Krzyaniak, A. Fox, W. M. Nau, M. R. Wasielewski, J. F. Stoddart and O. A. Scherman, 'Energy and electron transfer dynamics within a series of perylene diimide/cyclophane systems', J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 15299–15307. Gained a JACS Spotlight – J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 15061–15061.

[12] J. J. Henkelis, A. K. Blackburn, E. J. Dale, N. V. Vermeulen, M. J. Nassar and J. F. Stoddart, 'Allosteric modulation of substrate binding within a tetracationic molecular receptor', J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 13252–13255.

[11] J. J. Henkelis and M. J. Hardie, 'Controlling the assembly of cyclotriveratrylene-derived coordination cages', Chem. Commun. 2015, 51 11929–11943. Feature Article – Selected as the Front Cover Artwork – Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 11913–11913.

[10] J. J. Henkelis, C. J. Carruthers, S. E. Chambers, R. Clowes, A. I. Cooper, J. Fisher and M. J. Hardie, 'Metallo-Cryptophanes Decorated with Bis-N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands: Self-assembly and guest uptake into a nonporous crystalline lattice', J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 14393–14396.

[9] J. J. Henkelis, S. L. Warriner, J. Fisher and M. J. Hardie, ‘Solvent-dependent chiral self-assembly behaviour and speciation control of Pd6L8 metallo-supramolecular cages’, Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 4117–4125.

[8] N. Cookson, J. J. Henkelis, M. J. Hardie and J. Fisher, ‘Encapsulation of sodium alkyl sulfates by the cyclotriveratrylene-based, [Pd6L8]12+ stella octangula cage’, Dalton Trans. 2014, 43, 5657–5661.

[7] J. J. Henkelis and M. J. Hardie, ‘Tuning the coordination chemistry of cyclotriveratrylene ligand pairs through selective solvophobic aggregation’, CrystEngComm 2014, 16, 8138–8146. Article published as part of a special issue for the ‘Europe and South Africa International Year of Crystallography’.

[6] J. J. Henkelis, T. K. Ronson and M. J. Hardie, ‘Lanthanide coordination polymers with pyridyl-N-oxide or carboxylate functionalised host ligands’, CrystEngComm 2014, 16, 3688–3693. Article published as part of a special issue for ‘Structural Macrocyclic Supramolecular Chemistry’.

[5] P. King, J. J. Henkelis, C. A. Kilner and M. A. Halcrow, ‘Four new spin-crossover salts of [Fe(3-bpp)2]2+’, Polyhedron 2013, 52, 1449–1456. Article published as part of a special issue commemorating the ‘Alfred Werner Nobel Prize Centenary’.

[4] J. J. Henkelis, S. A. Barnett, L. P. Harding and M. J. Hardie, ‘Coordination polymers utilizing N-oxide functionalized host ligands’, Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 10657–10674.

[3] J. J. Henkelis, T. K. Ronson, L. P. Harding and M. J. Hardie, ‘M3L2 metallo-cryptophanes: [2]-catenane and simple cages’, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 6560–6562. Article published as part of a special issue on ‘Supramolecular Chemistry’.

[2] J. J. Henkelis, C. A. Kilner and M. A. Halcrow, ‘New insights into the aggregation of silver pyrazolides using sterically hindered bidentate pyrazole ligands’, Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 5187–5189. Article published as part of a special issue on ‘Supramolecular Chemistry’.

[1] J. J. Henkelis, L. F. Jones, M. P. de Miranda, C. A. Kilner and M. A. Halcrow, ‘Two heptacopper (II) disk complexes with a [Cu7(μ3-OH)4(μ-OR)2]8+ core’, Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 11127–11132.

 

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