kohler

Contact Information

Office: Room 49

Lab: Room 52

Chemistry and Biochemistry Building
P.O. Box 173400
Bozeman, MT 59717

Phone: 406-994-7931

Fax: 406-994-5407

Email: kohler@chemistry.montana.edu

Research Group Website



Education

  • B.S. in Chemistry, Stanford University, 1985
  • Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, MIT, 1990
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, ETH Zürich, Switzerland, 1990 - 92
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California, San Diego, 1992 - 1995
  • Assistant, Associate, Full Professor, The Ohio State University, 1995 - 2009
  • Professor, Montana State University, 2009 - present

Courses

  • CHMY 559 KINETICS AND DYNAMICS

Awards and Professional Activities

  • Co-Vice Chair (2009) and Co-Chair (2012) of Electronic Spectroscopy & Dynamics Gordon Research Conference, Co-Vice Chair (2011) and Co-Chair (2013) of Photochemistry Gordon Research Conference
  • Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award Finalist, Ohio State University, 2009.
  • Visiting Professor Fellowship, Aarhus University, Århus, Denmark, June-July, 2008.
  • Sabbatical Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2004 - 2005.
  • Organizing Committee Chair for the 2004 Beckman Frontiers of Science Symposium sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences
  • Associate Editor, Photochemistry and Photobiology, 2004 - present

Publications

  1. Chen, J.; Thazhathveetil, A. K.; Lewis, F. D.; Kohler, B. Ultrafastexcited-state dynamics in hexaethyleneglycol-linked DNA homoduplexesmade of A×T base pairs. _J. Am. Chem. Soc._ 2013, _135_, 10290-10293.
  2. Zhang, Y.; Chen, J.; Kohler, B. Hydrogen Bond Donors AccelerateVibrational Cooling of Hot Purine Derivatives in Heavy Water. _J. Phys.Chem. A_ 2013, _117_, 6771-6780.
  3. Su, C.; Middleton, C. T.; Kohler, B. Base-Stacking Disorder andExcited-State Dynamics in Single-Stranded Adenine Homo-oligonucleotides._J. Phys. Chem. B_ 2012, _116_, 10266-10274.
  4. Takaya, T.; Su, C.; de La Harpe, K.; Crespo-Hernández, C. E.;Kohler, B. UV Excitation of Single DNA and RNA Strands Produces HighYields of Exciplex States between Two Stacked Bases. _Proc. Natl. Acad.Sci. U.S.A._ 2008, _105_, 10285-10290.
  5. Crespo-Hernández, C. E.; Cohen, B.; Kohler, B. Base stackingcontrols excited-state dynamics in A·T DNA. _Nature_ 2005 _436_,1141-1144.

Keywords:

Spectroscopy, Physical, Biophysical

 
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