Roy Planalp

Phone: (603) 862-2471
Office: Chemistry, Parsons Hall Rm W233, Durham, NH 03824
Prof. Roy Planalp


  • Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, University of California - Berkeley
  • B.S., Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 574: Chem Across Periodic Table
  • CHEM 696: Independent Study
  • CHEM 699: Thesis
  • CHEM 708/808: Spectroscopic Inv Organc Molec
  • CHEM 774/874: Inorganic Chemistry
  • CHEM 775: Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
  • CHEM 903: Adv Inorganic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 904: Adv Inorganic Chemistry II
  • CHEM 997: Seminar
  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Chemistry
  • INCO 790: Adv Rsrch Exp/Chemistry

Selected Publications

Fulton, L. A., Zhang, P., Seitz, W. R., Tsavalas, J. G., & Planalp, R. P. (2018). Dynamic Aggregation of Poly-N-Isopropylacrylamide Characterized Using Second-Order Scattering. Applied Spectroscopy, 72(9), 1341-1348. doi:10.1177/0003702818778601

Abdalrahman, M. A., Abebe, F., Briggs, J., Kassel, W. S., Burdette, S. C., Seitz, W. R., & Planalp, R. P. (2017). A bifunctional 2,2′:6′,2″-terpyridine-based ligand for ratiometric Cu(II) sensing. Journal of Coordination Chemistry, 70(7), 1123-1136. doi:10.1080/00958972.2017.1300660

Nyiranshuti, L., Kennedy, D. P., DiPasquale, A. G., Rheingold, A. L., & Planalp, R. P. (2016). TAMEisoquin, a novel tripodal fluorescent zinc sensor with high Zn(II) affinity and Zn(II)/Cd(II) selective fluorescence response: Synthesis, coordination geometry, spectroscopy, and comparative response to biometal ions. Polyhedron, 109, 147-153. doi:10.1016/j.poly.2016.01.024

Massing, J. O., & Planalp, R. P. (2015). Efficient synthesis of a new bifunctional Cu(I) chelator. Tetrahedron Letters, 56(30), 4434-4437. doi:10.1016/j.tetlet.2015.04.079

Yao, S., Jones, A. M., Du, J., Jackson, R. K., Massing, J. O., Kennedy, D. P., . . . Seitz, W. R. (2012). Intermolecular approach to metal ion indicators based on polymer phase transitions coupled to fluorescence resonance energy transfer. The Analyst, 137(20), 4734. doi:10.1039/c2an35771b

Hatcher, H., Planalp, R., Cho, J., Torti, F. M., & Torti, S. V. (2008). Curcumin: From ancient medicine to current clinical trials. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 65(11), 1631-1652. doi:10.1007/s00018-008-7452-4

Jiao, Y., Wilkinson, J., Christine Pietsch, E., Buss, J. L., Wang, W., Planalp, R., . . . Torti, S. V. (2006). Iron chelation in the biological activity of curcumin. Free Radical Biology and Medicine, 40(7), 1152-1160. doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2005.11.003

Abeysinghe, R. D. (2001). p53-independent apoptosis mediated by tachpyridine, an anti-cancer iron chelator. Carcinogenesis, 22(10), 1607-1614. doi:10.1093/carcin/22.10.1607

Torti, S. V., Torti, F. M., Whitman, S. P., Brechbiel, M. W., Park, G., & Planalp, R. P. (1998). Tumor Cell Cytotoxicity of a Novel Metal Chelator. Blood, 92(4), 1384-1389. doi:10.1182/blood.v92.4.1384.416k30_1384_1389

Planalp, R. P., Andersen, R. A., & Zalkin, A. (1983). Dialkyl bis[bis(trimethylsilyl)amido] group 4A metal complexes: Preparation of bridging carbene complexes by .gamma.-elimination of alkane. Crystal structure of {[ZrCHSi(Me)2N]SiMe3[N(SiMe3)2]}2. Organometallics, 2(1), 16-20. doi:10.1021/om00073a005

Most Cited Publications