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Hire Dr. Julian Chan
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Ph.D. Organic Materials Chemist | University Professor

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Subject Matter Expertise
Scientific writing Grant proposal, Journal article, Educational content
Academic research Internet research, Evidence-based answers, Secondary data compilation, Literature search
Work Experience

Assistant Professor

University of Ottawa

2015 - Present

Research Scientist

IBM Almaden Research Center

2012 - 2014

Postdoctoral Fellow

University of California Berkeley

2010 - 2012


Ph.D. Organic Chemistry (Chemistry)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2005 - 2010

B.S. Chemistry (Chemistry)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2001 - 2005

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Liu, S., Ono, R.J., Wu, H., Teo, J.Y., Liang, Z.C., Xu, K., Zhang, M., Zhong, G., Tan, J.P.K., Ng, M., et al.(2017). Highly potent antimicrobial polyionenes with rapid killing kinetics, skin biocompatibility and in vivo bactericidal activity . Biomaterials. 127. p. 36-48.
Gautam, P., Yu, C.P., Zhang, G., Hillier, V.E., Chan, J.M.W.(2017). Pulling with the Pentafluorosulfanyl Acceptor in Push-Pull Dyes . Journal of Organic Chemistry. 82. (20). p. 11008-11020.
Zhang, G., Chan, J.M.W.(2017). Reversibly thermochromic bismuth-organic materials with tunable optical gaps . Journal of Materials Chemistry C. 5. (38). p. 10007-10015.
Chan, J.M.W., Wojtecki, R.J., Sardon, H., Lee, A.L.Z., Smith, C.E., Shkumatov, A., Gao, S., Kong, H., Yang, Y.Y., Hedrick, J.L.(2017). Self-Assembled, Biodegradable Magnetic Resonance Imaging Agents: Organic Radical-Functionalized Diblock Copolymers . ACS Macro Letters. 6. (2). p. 176-180.
Ong, Z.Y., Coady, D.J., Tan, J.P.K., Li, Y., Chan, J.M.W., Yang, Y.Y., Hedrick, J.L.(2016). Design and synthesis of biodegradable grafted cationic polycarbonates as broad spectrum antimicrobial agents . Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 54. (8). p. 1029-1035.
Chan, J.M.W., Tan, J.P.K., Engler, A.C., Ke, X., Gao, S., Yang, C., Sardon, H., Yang, Y.Y., Hedrick, J.L.(2016). Organocatalytic Anticancer Drug Loading of Degradable Polymeric Mixed Micelles via a Biomimetic Mechanism . Macromolecules. 49. (6). p. 2013-2021.
Sardon, H., Tan, J.P.K., Chan, J.M.W., Mantione, D., Mecerreyes, D., Hedrick, J.L., Yang, Y.Y.(2015). Thermoresponsive random poly(ether urethanes) with tailorable LCSTs for anticancer drug delivery . Macromolecular Rapid Communications. 36. (19). p. 1761-1767.
Chan, J.M.W., Zhang, X., Brennan, M.K., Sardon, H., Engler, A.C., Fox, C.H., Frank, C.W., Waymouth, R.M., Hedrick, J.L.(2015). Organocatalytic ring-opening polymerization of trimethylene carbonate to yield a biodegradable polycarbonate . Journal of Chemical Education. 92. (4). p. 708-713.
Pascual, A., Tan, J.P.K., Yuen, A., Chan, J.M.W., Coady, D.J., Mecerreyes, D., Hedrick, J.L., Yang, Y.Y., Sardon, H.(2015). Broad-Spectrum Antimicrobial Polycarbonate Hydrogels with Fast Degradability . Biomacromolecules. 16. (4). p. 1169-1178.
Xu, Q., Sardon, H., Chan, J.M.W., Hedrick, J.L., Yang, Y.Y.(2015). Polyurethane-coated silica particles with broad-spectrum antibacterial properties . Polymer Chemistry. 6. (11). p. 2011-2022.
Engler, A.C., Ke, X., Gao, S., Chan, J.M.W., Coady, D.J., Ono, R.J., Lubbers, R., Nelson, A., Yang, Y.Y., Hedrick, J.L.(2015). Hydrophilic polycarbonates: Promising degradable alternatives to poly(ethylene glycol)-based stealth materials . Macromolecules. 48. (6). p. 1673-1678.
Chan, J.M.W., Ke, X., Sardon, H., Engler, A.C., Yang, Y.Y., Hedrick, J.L.(2014). Chemically modifiable N-heterocycle-functionalized polycarbonates as a platform for diverse smart biomimetic nanomaterials . Chemical Science. 5. (8). p. 3294-3300.
Ng, V.W.L., Chan, J.M.W., Sardon, H., Ono, R.J., García, J.M., Yang, Y.Y., Hedrick, J.L.(2014). Antimicrobial hydrogels: A new weapon in the arsenal against multidrug-resistant infections . Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews. 78. p. 46-62.
Sardon, H., Chan, J.M.W., Ono, R.J., Mecerreyes, D., Hedrick, J.L.(2014). Highly tunable polyurethanes: Organocatalyzed polyaddition and subsequent post-polymerization modification of pentafluorophenyl ester sidechains . Polymer Chemistry. 5. (11). p. 3547-3550.
Liu, S.Q., Venkataraman, S., Ong, Z.Y., Chan, J.M.W., Yang, C., Hedrick, J.L., Yang, Y.Y.(2014). Overcoming multidrug resistance in microbials using nanostructures self-assembled from cationic bent-core oligomers . Small. 10. (20). p. 4130-4135.
Ke, X., Ng, V.W.L., Ono, R.J., Chan, J.M.W., Krishnamurthy, S., Wang, Y., Hedrick, J.L., Yang, Y.Y.(2014). Role of non-covalent and covalent interactions in cargo loading capacity and stability of polymeric micelles . Journal of Controlled Release. 193. p. 9-26.
Engler, A.C., Chan, J.M.W., Coady, D.J., O'Brien, J.M., Sardon, H., Nelson, A., Sanders, D.P., Yang, Y.Y., Hedrick, J.L.(2013). Accessing new materials through polymerization and modification of a polycarbonate with a pendant activated ester . Macromolecules. 46. (4). p. 1283-1290.
Sardon, H., Engler, A.C., Chan, J.M.W., Coady, D.J., O'Brien, J.M., Mecerreyes, D., Yang, Y.Y., Hedrick, J.L.(2013). Homogeneous isocyanate- and catalyst-free synthesis of polyurethanes in aqueous media . Green Chemistry. 15. (5). p. 1121-1126.
Sardon, H., Engler, A.C., Chan, J.M.W., García, J.M., Coady, D.J., Pascual, A., Mecerreyes, D., Jones, G.O., Rice, J.E., Horn, H.W., et al.(2013). Organic acid-catalyzed polyurethane formation via a dual-activated mechanism: Unexpected preference of n-activation over o-activation of isocyanates . Journal of the American Chemical Society. 135. (43). p. 16235-16241.
Engler, A.C., Chan, J.M.W., Fukushima, K., Coady, D.J., Yang, Y.Y., Hedrick, J.L.(2013). Polycarbonate-based brush polymers with detachable disulfide-linked side chains . ACS Macro Letters. 2. (4). p. 332-336.
Chan, J.M.W., Bauer, S., Sorek, H., Sreekumar, S., Wang, K., Toste, F.D.(2013). Studies on the vanadium-catalyzed nonoxidative depolymerization of Miscanthus giganteus-derived lignin . ACS Catalysis. 3. (6). p. 1369-1377.
Chan, J.M.W., Sardon, H., Engler, A.C., García, J.M., Hedrick, J.L.(2013). Tetra- N -Butylammonium fluoride as an efficient transesterification catalyst for functionalizing cyclic carbonates and aliphatic polycarbonates . ACS Macro Letters. 2. (10). p. 860-864.
Chan, J.M.W., Amarante, G.W., Toste, F.D.(2011). Tandem cycloisomerization/Suzuki coupling of arylethynyl MIDA boronates . Tetrahedron. 67. (24). p. 4306-4312.
Chan, J.M.W., Kooi, S.E., Swager, T.M.(2010). Synthesis of stair-stepped polymers containing dibenz[a, h]anthracene subunits . Macromolecules. 43. (6). p. 2789-2793.
Chan, J.M.W., Tischler, J.R., Kooi, S.E., Bulović, V., Swager, T.M.(2009). Synthesis of j-aggregating dibenz[a,j]anthracene-based macrocycles . Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131. (15). p. 5659-5666.
Song, Y., Chan, J.M.W., Tovian, Z., Secrest, A., Nagy, E., Krysiak, K., Bergan, K., Parniak, M.A., Oldfield, E.(2008). Bisphosphonate inhibitors of ATP-mediated HIV-1 reverse transcriptase catalyzed excision of chain-terminating 3′-azido, 3′-deoxythymidine: A QSAR investigation . Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 16. (19). p. 8959-8967.
Chan, J.M.W., Swager, T.M.(2008). Synthesis of arylethynylated cyclohexa-m-phenylenes via sixfold Suzuki coupling . Tetrahedron Letters. 49. (33). p. 4912-4914.
Hudock, M.P., Sanz-Rodríguez, C.E., Song, Y., Chan, J.M.W., Zhang, Y., Odeh, S., Kosztowski, T., Leon-Rossell, A., Concepción, J.L., Yardley, V., et al.(2006). Inhibition of Trypanosoma cruzi hexokinase by bisphosphonates . Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 49. (1). p. 215-223.
Kotsikorou, E., Song, Y., Chan, J.M.W., Faelens, S., Tovian, Z., Broderick, E., Bakalara, N., Docampo, R., Oldfield, E.(2005). Bisphosphonate inhibition of the exopolyphosphatase activity of the Trypanosoma brucei soluble vacuolar pyrophosphatase . Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 48. (19). p. 6128-6139.
Ling, Y., Sahota, G., Odeh, S., Chan, J.M.W., Araujo, F.G., Moreno, S.N.J., Oldfield, E.(2005). Bisphosphonate inhibitors of Toxoplasma gondi growth: In vitro, QSAR, and in vivo investigations . Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 48. (9). p. 3130-3140.
Sanders, J.M., Song, Y., Chan, J.M.W., Zhang, Y., Jennings, S., Kosztowski, T., Odeh, S., Flessner, R., Schwerdtfeger, C., Kotsikorou, E., et al.(2005). Pyridinium-1-yl bisphosphonates are potent inhibitors of farnesyl diphosphate synthase and bone resorption . Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 48. (8). p. 2957-2963.
Sanders, J.M., Ghosh, S., Chan, J.M.W., Meints, G., Wang, H., Raker, A.M., Song, Y., Colantino, A., Burzynska, A., Kafarski, P., et al.(2004). Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships for γδ T Cell Activation by Bisphosphonates . Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 47. (2). p. 375-384.
Ghosh, S., Chan, J.M.W., Lea, C.R., Meints, G.A., Lewis, J.C., Tovian, Z.S., Flessner, R.M., Loftus, T.C., Bruchhaus, I., Kendrick, H., et al.(2004). Effects of Bisphosphonates on the Growth of Entamoeba histolytica and Plasmodium Species in Vitro and in Vivo . Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 47. (1). p. 175-187.